Lansdown School house (The Academy) is an old school house that has been converted into a quaint 2-bedroom cottage.
The School House was built in the mid 1800's and was closed as a school in the early 1970's. The property was then converted into a 2-bedroom cottage.
The property is set on 1.27 acres of mature grounds. The garden was the playground for the local children in the area and many a football games was played. There is a large rock to the side of the academy which the children engraved their initials into the face of the rock.
The ground floor accommodation (663 sq. ft) consists of an entrance hall which leads into an open plan kitchen/living area with high ceiling which give lovely light into the property. Located off the living room are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. In addition to this located in the loft is a further 234 sq. ft of storage, this area could also be used as an office.
Lansdown School house is an ideal retreat as the cottages is located along the Beara Peninsula and wild Atlantic Way. It is 1km from Coornagillach pier/strand and Kenmare Bay. 5km to Gleninchaquinn Park and 13km from the Heritage town of Kenmare.
Virtual Viewing available please contact the agent.
Entrance Hall Original entrance to school with tiled floor. Plumbed for washing machine and dryer.
Kitchen/Living Room Open plan kitchen, living and dining room with vaulted ceiling. Large wood burning stove. Fitted kitchen with "Creda" oven and hob, "Hotpoint" dishwasher. Tiled floor.
Bedroom 1 Double bedroom.
Bedroom 2 Single bedroom currently being used as a study.
Bathroom Bath with electric shower. W.h.b and w.c. Fully tiled.
Storage Large storage area 234 sq.ft. ideal for a home office or hobby room. Currently being used as a bedroom. (Note there is no planning for use as a bedroom).
Storage Access via a hatch this is ideal for storage of luggage etc. Not floored.
Storage Small stone shed ideal for garden furniture. This would have been the girl’s toilet when the property was a school.
set on 1.27 acres
1km from Coornagillach Pier and Kenmare Bay
Heating: Wood Burning Stove & electric storage heaters.
Local group water scheme
Leave Kenmare on the R571 towards Castletownbere. After 13km The Academy is located on your right.
Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kenmare on 064 6641213
BER No: 109142224
Performance Indicator: 616.35 kWh/m²/yr