Unique, period, village property holding comprising a former traditional grocery shop with residential accommodation, two storey mill and single storey forge set on approx. 4.17 acres.
The property enjoys an enviable setting beneath Skeaf Hill and is located within the residential village of Clogagh. Clogagh is just 3 miles from the coastal village of Timoleague and contains a Primary School and Church. Clogagh is 7 miles approximately from both Clonakilty and Bandon.
The accommodation in this 1,514 sq ft / 140.6 sq mtrs (approx.) property comprises of a former fitted retail shop to the front, three living rooms, back porch area and a bathroom on the ground floor. Upstairs has potential with 4 further rooms.
The forge which measures approx. 4.2m x 7.5m retains its original character with the blacksmith's stone built furnace/open fire and traditional tree stump in situ which would have acted as the base for the anvil.
The former two storey mill which measures approx. 3.6m x 11.7m is a traditional exposed stone structure with first floor openings where wheat would have been stored for milling.
The property is set on 4.17 acres approx. and has extensive pasture. Part of lands form part of the zoned village scape development area. There are additional outbuildings in various states of repair including a lean to onto the mill buildings and two stone built sheds to the rear.
The earliest reference to a forge on the site is in the Tenure Books of 1847 which records Denis Brien as having a forge and house on the site. By 1900 the enterprising O'Brien family had added a residence/shop and mill. This holding is truly a throwback to a bygone era before supermarkets. The grocery shop also operated as a pub for a time where much of the produce sold was produced on the land. The mill and forge operated into the first half of the nineteenth century while the shop continued into the 1990's before closing its doors.
The property is serviced by a septic tank while a well would need to be bored on site. Satelite broadband is also available.
The property can be sold in lots.
Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Clonakilty on 023 8833995
BER No: 114588627
Performance Indicator: 935.82 kWh/m²/yr