'The Land of Lyre', Aughadown, Skibbereen, West Cork €565,000 E1

4 Bed House 234 m² / 2519 ft² For Sale


Land of Lyre 'is a superbly restored and renovated farmhouse in Aughadown, West Cork. It is situated c 5 miles from the town of Skibbereen with panoramic views over Roaring Water Bay and back towards Mount Gabriel. The former owners had transformed the property , renovating the old milking parlour and pig sty, which are now a kitchen and studio. The kitchen is equipped with a Belfast sink and an AGA set into an exposed Elm arch with custom built solid wood fitted kitchen. Light floods the kitchen through the lantern window in the ceiling.

The stable door to the courtyard accentuates the farmhouse feel. The ex-milking parlour is linked to the main house by a wide corridor which, in itself, is an ideal space to look out on the charming courtyard. The living room, with its stained wood floors and recessed Charnwood wood burning stove, follows through to a cosy study with separate fire place.

The utility room is equipped with a new condensing boiler, Belfast sink, counter tops and shelving. Another door, beside a quaint WC, follows out into the main garden.

On the first floor, there are four bedrooms and a main bathroom with a separate shower. The vaulted ceiling s and beams bring out the farmhouse character of the first floor. One of the bedrooms has a door opening onto the old steps which lead down into the garden. The master bedroom has French doors which lead to a gable end viewing balcony. A staircase from the Master bedroom leads down into a dressing room with ample storage. Off of the Dressing Room is an ensuite with a tiled wet room, WC, WHB and vanity unit with heated towel rail.

The 2500sqft interior is cosy, well-maintained and expertly designed to create a spectacular country home. The garden surrounding the house has been impeccably landscaped and includes a secluded courtyard with stone raised beds. The tree lined lawn has beds of mature shrubs and roses.

A stand-out example of a traditional West Cork farmhouse!!!

BER Details

BER: E1 BER No.107354904 Energy Performance Indicator:307.62 kWh/m²/yr



Entrance Hall 12.1m x 2.4m
Kitchen / Dining 9.3m x 3.5m
Studio 6m x 2.5m
Utility Room 2.6m x 2.3m
Office 4.1m x 3.7m
Living Room 6.6m x 4m
Study 4m x 2.9m
Dressing Room 3.6m x 2.5m
Ensuite 3.6m x 1.4m
Store 3.7m x 3.5m


Bedroom 1: 4.4m x 3.7m
Bedroom 2: 3m x 2.8m
Bathroom: 3.2m x 2.8m
Bedroom 3: 3.3m x 2.8m
Bedroom 4: 4.2m x 4m