Trading up: Inchydoney, Clonakilty €375,000

A contemporary fine family holiday home with an ‘upside down’ layout is up for the taking right by one of Ireland’s top beaches, Inchydoney in west Cork, with a price tag of €375,000.

Size: 180sq m (1,925sq ft) 

Bathrooms: 4 

Bedrooms: 3 


Trading up: Inchydoney, Clonakilty €375,000

One of about 14 such detached homes with distinctive blue cladding finishes in a cluster on the route to the Blue Flag beaches, surf spots, and four-star Inchydoney Lodge hotel and spa, it’s an upmarket build that would have seen sales recorded of double this sort of €375k figure in the Tigerish heyday, when Inchydoney seemed to be on everyone’s radar.

Trading up: Inchydoney, Clonakilty €375,000

Agent Pat Maguire is Skibbereen is selling the c 1,900 sq ft No 10, by the entrance to the small cluster and which is surrounded by some striking architectural one-offs. 

Mr Maguire says it’s in very good order, with two of its ground level bedrooms en-suite, and the upper floor having high, cathedral ceilings, walnut floor, gas insert fireplace, gas-fired central heating, and glass balcony screens. 

Trading up: Inchydoney, Clonakilty €375,000

He reports lots of early viewings, in current glorious sunshine, but the anticipated offers haven’t followed yet.

Location is only a few miles from Clonakilty and just over the hill from this holiday home setting, the period Inchydoney House, sold at auction, is coming close to the end of a multi-million euro makeover.

Trading up: Inchydoney, Clonakilty €375,000

VERDICT: Inchydoney’s a winner


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