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€ 198,500


Located within walking distance of Coonanna Harbour & a short drive to Cahersiveen Town. This picturesque old school house has had much recent refurbishment. Currently divided into two units, providing two, 3 bedroom units which is ideal as house & annex or separate units for letting. Easily brought back to single residence. The property is approached with two separate stone driveways with double entrance gates & paved pedestrian entrance. Beautiful views over water & mountains with fully enclosed, easily managed grounds. Coonanna School House was built in 1887 as a two roomed National School with separate rooms for the boys & the girls. It had been part of the Estate of the Earl of Landsdowne in South Kerry. It remained a school until the early 1970s. It was then converted into a dwelling house & the first owner was Cearbhaill O Dalaigh, former Chief Justice & 5th President of Ireland who used it as his home after his resignation in 1976. It was later purchased as a holiday home by the present owner & is also the setting for a recently published novel called "Rockshore". The property features high speed broadband. BER E1. BER No: 111327276. Viewing essential to appreciate the versatility of this unique property.


•Letting Potential

•Feature Fireplaces

•Well defined enclosed grounds

•Sea Views

•Feature Beamed Ceilings

•Front & Rear Gardens

•Walking distance to Habour

•Moderate walk to Cahersiveen Town


House 1 Entrance Hallway/Porch: 3.4m x 2m - Quarry tile floor, window to front, fitted storage cupboards & large radiator

Living Room: 5.9m x 6.15m - Feature fireplace & Liscannor stone hearth, spiral staircase to first floor, door to kitchen/dining

Kitchen/Dining: 5.95m x 4.45m - Tiled floor & splash backs, hand painted custom made kitchen, windows to front & rear elevation, sea views to front, feature beams to ceiling

First Floor Bathroom: 2.42m x 1.66m - Fully tiled floor & walls , w.c, wash hand basin, corner entry curved shower, Triton electric shower unit

Master Bedroom: 5.2m x 3.03m – Fitted wardrobes & built in storage, beamed ceiling, timber floor

Bedroom 2: 4.83m x 2.6m - Painted timber floor

Bedroom 3: 4.65m x 2.7m – Painted timber floor, Velux windows, recessed lighting

House 2 Entrance Hall: 3.36m x 2m – Built in storage cupboards

Main Hallway: 3.9m x 1.43m - Timber floor

2nd Reception: 4m x 4m - Timber flooring, beamed ceiling, feature fireplace, windows to rear garden

Hallway: 3.4m x 1.99m - Stairway to first floor, fully tiled floor, under stairs storage

Family Bathroom/Wet Room: 3.37m x 1.99m - Electric shower, w.c, wash hand basin, housing airing cupboard

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 6m x 3.8m - Fully fitted kitchen, fitted larder cupboards, door to rear garden, windows to front & rear elevations

Living Room: 6m x 4.94m - Patio doors to rear garden, windows to front elevation

First Floor Hallway: 7m x 1.08m

Master Bedroom: 3.6m x 4.02m

Bathroom: 2.32m x 2.1m - Fully tiled floor to ceiling, bath, w.c, wash hand basin, Velux window

Bedroom 3: 3.13m x 2.48m – Built in storage unit

Bedroom 2: 5.95m x 4.95m - Windows to front, rear & side elevations

Middle Hallway: 2.81m x 2.6m