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Detached house for sale

Ireland - Compass Hill, Kinsale, Co Cork


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Call: 03339 391371

Key features:

  • Beautiful 4 bed detached home with stunning views
  • Approx. 225 sq m / 2412 sq ft
  • Elevated site with panoramic sea views
  • Approx. 0.14 ha / 0.34 acres
  • Home Gym with additional storage
  • Mains water / septic tank / OFCH
  • Freehold title
  • Within 5 minute walk of Kinsale town centre
  • Cork International Airport is within 20 mins drive

Full description:

Savills proudly presents Swiss Cottage perched perfectly on an approx. 0.34 acre site overlooking Kinsale's entire harbour. The panoramic views take in town, Ardbrack, Charles Fort and James Fort, Castlepark Marina and the outer harbour beyond. From here, you can survey all the harbour activities from the comfort of this impressive property. The property is filled with light through large picture windows ensuring views are maximised from all areas of the property.

Approached from St John's Hill sitting just above the town, the property is hidden from street view due to its elevated position and mature grounds. A stone boundary wall and pillared entrance leads to a large gravelled area, perfect for parking several cars at the rear of the property.

Stepping inside you immediately notice the wonderful view afforded from the property. The entire living accommodation is open plan bar the conservatory to the front. The kitchen / dining and sitting room area has been opened up to avail of the stunning views. On the same floor you will step down to the master suite which has access to the rear, together with an ensuite bathroom.

Also on the ground floor are the utility room, boiler room and full bathroom with access to hall.

Upstairs is where the view is at a premium, the living room with fireplace opens on to a large glazed balcony and these views just have to be the best in Kinsale! A mahogany staircase leads to the upper floor with a large landing area leading to two bedrooms and a large living room which could also be used as a bedroom. A large family bathroom is also located on this floor, making that three full bathrooms in total.

The views from all areas of the property including the rear garden are simply spectacular and cannot be underestimated, they must be experienced to be appreciated.

A large lawn with low maintenance trees and shrubbery surrounding it lead to extensive paved terraces to the east and south of the property. The site is bounded on three sides by cut rock backdrop and stone walls, while the boundary to the east is tree lined with a private sunken patio and garden shed. Two adjoining storage units, one with mezzanine floor are located to the north east of the property easily be converted to living accommodation (STPP).

Extensive paved terrace which wraps around two sides of
   the house, access from conservatory, master suite, dining   
High stone wall to front and western boundary with stone
   pillared entrance
Tarmac driveway
Gravelled parking area for several cars
Large tiled balcony at upper floor level
Lawned area
Mature trees and shrubs
Solid rock backdrop with stone wall capping
Garden shed with veranda

By appointment with Savills Cork
(021) 427 1371 or cork@savills.ie


Sheehy Bros, Kinsale
021 (4772338 or info@sheehybrothers.com


The location of Swiss Cottage is superb. From your front door, you can stroll down to the centre of Kinsale town where choice is in abundance from exclusive gourmet restaurants to quirky coffee shops, craft shops, boutiques and large conveniences stores. Nearby golf courses such as Kinsale Golf Club and the world famous Old Head of Kinsale are sure to appeal to any golf fanatics. Kinsale also benefits from nearby beaches such as Garretstown and water activity centres in Oysterhaven and Kinsale along with many other sports clubs to choose from. The convenience of the location coupled with the property's quality and views are a fantastic combination to tempt the most discerning of buyers.


Directions from Cork
Take south Link for Cork Airort, go straight through roundabout the entrance to the Airport and follow the signs for Kinsale. On entering Kinsale town follow the main road past The Trident Hotel and take a right at the junction, Take left after The White Lady Hotel. Continue up St John's Hill, after the Outdoor Education Centre take 2nd left(sharp turn) and Swiss Cottage is on the right.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Cork (International), 8.8 miles
  • Kerry (International), 53.2 miles
  • Waterford (International), 68.9 miles
  • Shannon (International), 71.3 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
Savills Ireland, Cork

11 South Mall St, Cork
03339 391371  Local call rate


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