Starter home: Castletownshend, West Cork, €150,000-plus

The large, first-floor bay window in this terraced Castletownshend cottage raises it above the ordinary, rendering it cute and interesting.

Size: 74 sq m (800 sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 2 

Bedrooms: 2 

BER: Pending

The house is offered by Charles McCarthy auctioneers as an ideal West Cork bolt hole. 

Called Chacara, it’s located on the main street of the famed coastal village.

Starter home: Castletownshend, West Cork, €150,000-plus

Accommodation includes a kitchen, two bathrooms, two bedrooms and, behind the first-floor bay window, a timber-floored sitting room with a stove. 

To the rear, there’s an attractive slabbed patio with flowerbeds and stonewalls.

VERDICT: Cute holiday hideaway in a historic and unique seaside village.


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