Schull house big enough for large family gatherings

Rose Martin says this six-bedroom home, with babbling brook, has B&B potential.

GLENBROOK House has a self-explanatory name: it’s located in a little glen, outside of Schull in west Cork, and has a babbling brook as a boundary.

The house is fairly large, with six bedrooms and a range of living rooms and perhaps could provide a handy little income if new owners were to hang out the B&B sign.

This area of west Cork is one of the busiest in the summer months, with increased British trade following the resumption of the Cork Swansea ferry.

John Hodnett of Hodnett Forde is the selling agent for Glenbrook House and says it’s a quality home in a great location.

He’s seeking offers in the region of €415,000 for the property.

In two wings, it comes with a large kitchen/dining room of 7.39m by 4.5m with access onto a south-facing terrace.

The living room has windows on two sides, with a big stone firebreast and the adjoining lounge is also south-facing with stairs to the first floor.

This level comes with two en suite bedrooms, a third single bedroom and guest bathroom, as well as shower room, laundry room and storage space.

And on the ground floor, there are three good bedrooms with bathroom.

Glenbrook Lodge comes with mains water and broadband and is located just to the east of Schull town.

VERDICT: A house that’s chock full of space and set on an acre of grounds.

It has the potential to be an impressive family home or part-time commercial enterprise for the summer months.


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