Dreaming of a home by the sea? There are homes for sale on Irish islands and coasts to suit any budget
If the quiet life is calling you, there are a few gems on the market. The houses below are all in perfect condition, if the thoughts of a fixer upper seems like too much hassle. Gorgeous views, lots of space and room to entertain — what more could you want?
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If money is no object, why not view this stunning property on Sherkin Island in West Cork? The views don’t come much more panoramic than this location, facing into the Baltimore Harbour with direct access to the water. Built in 2012, this bright and spacious home features solid hardwood floors, solar panels, a Stanley Range and double-glazed windows throughout.
The location of this historic, waterfront property really is second to none, with unrivalled views of the estuary and private marina, the inner harbour and in to Kinsale town. The Dock Beach and James Fort Peninsula provide excellent coastal paths for walking, running, swimming and water sports. As well as that, it’s only 25 minutes from Cork International Airport – win, win.
If you love areas of outstanding natural beauty, you’ll love Templetown in Carlingford which is home to a beautiful blue flag beach and this beautiful 4-bed detached home, in excellent condition. Including shops, bars, restaurants and sporting and leisure facilities, the medieval village of Carlingford is a 15 minute drive away and Dundalk, the nearest town is roughly 20 minutes away.
This bright and beautifully laid out house enjoys the benefit of picturesque views of Valentia/Portmagee channel, and is located in a quiet cul de sac of just nine houses. It’s also located a short distance from lots of amenities in the popular tourist village of Knightstown – ferry, harbour, recreation areas, schools, playgrounds, tourist attractions, hotel and restaurants.
If you are the lucky person to buy this house, you not only get an impressive dormer bungalow but a chalet on this 2.5 acre site. Set in the active and welcoming community of Currane, this fabulous property is also the perfect way to explore Achill island during your holidays or at your leisure.
Located approximately 2 miles between Portmagee and Knightstown, this little gem of a house would make an ideal starter home or a beautiful holiday retreat. Recently renovated, it also contains a generous garden to the rear with a semi-courtyard effect and a large workshop/studio. The perfect place to write that book you’ve always talked about writing.