A spectacular Georgian residence with an enviable position on Courtmacsherry Bay overlooking The Old Head of Kinsale. Fully restored to an extremely high level on some 8ha (20 Acres) of rolling countryside.
Burren House, approx. 330 sq. m. (3,552 sq. ft.), comprises of two main reception rooms – the drawing room and the dining room which both overlook the rolling grounds to the sea and are south facing. The dining room with its stunning parquet floor, original fireplace, leads through double doors onto a wonderful water feature pool, patio and gardens which are south westerly facing. The drawing room is bright and warm with its original fireplace and wonderful views. The library also leads out through double doors to the gardens which are south easterly facing. The office is to the rear of the house and overlooks the wonderfully restored coach yard. The House of Coolmore kitchen is home to an Aga, a half door which overlooks the coach yard and magnolia growing from over the door to fill the house with its sweet smell.
On the first floor, there are four bedrooms with master bedroom with dressing room and ensuite, bedroom two with ensuite and family bathroom. There are three bedrooms appendant to the main house, in the converted stables and coach house which give seven bedrooms in total servicing the house. All three bedrooms in the coach yard have their own bathrooms.
Each side of the house has wonderful views, the front and both sides overlook the sea and gardens, and the rear from the kitchen overlooks the pretty coach houses and side gardens.
In addition to the seven bedrooms that service the house which include four bedrooms in the main house and three within the converted coach yard there is a self-contained unit within the coach house. The unit comprises of approximately 98sq.m (1,054sq.ft) with an open plan kitchen and living room, two bedrooms, bathroom and guest wc.
BURREN HILL LODGE (Available by separate negotiation)
Burren Hill Lodge sits privately at the main entrance. The house sits in its own right and is independent of the rest of the property. A generously proportioned residence of approximately 240sq.m (2,583sq.ft) with its own gardens, lawns and privacy. Bright and lighted accommodation including kitchen, sitting room, dining room, living room, utility and four bedrooms all ensuite.
Outhouses approx. 58 sq. m. (624 sq. ft.) comprising utility, workshop, garage, boiler room, wine cellar and store room.
Studio with light and heat, overlooking the wonderful orchard and is ideal as an artist's studio etc.
Workshops and hay barns, which could house vintage cars and storage sheds, are all towards the back of the property giving rolling lawns to the front, running towards the sea. Burren House has uninterrupted views directly to the sea and one of just five houses with views to the Old Head of Kinsale.
While most of the grounds are in smooth rolling lawns, hedging and trees were planted, together with a long water feature, a waterfall and lake full of trout. Four hundred people have been seated on these front lawns for an open air opera.
A walled garden with a lovely old orchard is located to the side of the coach houses. A private walk way has been added to the property so that it wraps right around the boundary for the owners pleasure.