House on a hill at a snip

A smart, stone-faced second or primary home, ready to move into.

NOT a bad price at all for a four bed at Castletownshend – try €275,000 for No 3, the Lawn. One of 43 houses built in the early 2000s by Fleming Construction in this quintessentially pretty west Cork village on a precipitous hill, this is a smart, stone-faced second or primary home, ready to move into.

Estate agent Peter Skuse of Cahalane Skuse is selling the attractive spot, with two attic-level bedrooms, two first-floor bedrooms, and scope even for a fifth bedroom at ground floor level, in lieu of a family room.

Other rooms include a 26’ by 11’ living/dining room, kitchen, hall with guest bathroom off it, and main first-floor family bathroom. It is a completely easy-keep, in a village of immense period charm, just a little over an hour from Cork city’s airport and ferries.


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