IF YOU’RE LOOKING for a property that will blow you away, Reenroe in Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry might just do the trick.
On the market for €675,000 through Engel & Voelkers, the three-bed architecturally designed home boasts beautiful views of Ballinskelligs Bay, Reenroe Beach and the Kerry coastline.
Located on 0.5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, there are several patio areas for sitting out and enjoying the beautiful views, as well as walkways, a greenhouse, vegetable patches and a lawn area.
The house itself measures 2,906 sq ft and includes the original farmhouse, giving it a truly unique feel. The building features locally-sourced slate from Valentia Island both inside and out, and is highly energy efficient, with features including a geothermal heat pump and underfloor heating.
The open-plan kitchen, living and dining area is truly spectacular, with a double mezzanine level overhead and floor-to-ceiling windows providing picturesque views of the gardens and the bay. Features including exposed stonework and a spiral staircase add a modern touch.
The kitchen is fitted with glossy units and features a large centre island with a breakfast bar, while steps lead to the dining and living room. There’s no shortage of space in here, with a dining table that seats six and two reception areas. Glass doors lead to the patio, making for the perfect spot to dine al fresco.
A separate living room with a wood-burning stove is in the original farmhouse wing, as well as the family bathroom.
Moving to mezzanine level, there is a breathtaking seating area with a feature window and views across the bay. There’s also a study/home office here, which leads through to the converted attic. This room is currently used as a large double bedroom with an en suite bathroom.
Also at this level is the master bedroom, with an en suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe from here. The bedroom is particularly spacious and enjoys views of the bay, while the en suite bathroom is a sight to behold. There’s a roll top bath by a window in here, as well as a large walk-in shower, making this a bathroom that offers a spa-at-home experience.
Water sports and sea swimming enthusiasts will be kept busy at Reenroe; the property is less than a 10-minute drive from Ballinskelligs town, with a beautiful beach here, while Reenroe Beach is a 25-minute walk from the property.
Both Waterville and Cahersiveen are within a 15-minute drive, while Killarney can be reached within an hour and 20 minutes.
With a unique interior, idyllic views and a stellar location, Reenroe is truly a one-of-a-kind place to call ‘home’.