Mermaid Estate + Half of Illaundrane Island

Ireland | Europe: Atlantic

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  • Size approx. 25 acres (mainland lot) + approx. 13 acres (half of island)
  • Price
    • EUR 1,900,000
    • USD 2,238,390
    • CYP 1,900,000
    • GBP 1,659,080
    • CAD 2,864,060
    • SEK 19,583,870
    • CHF 2,236,870
    • AUD 2,977,870
    • BRL 8,327,890
    • NZD 3,239,310
    • FJD 1,900,000
  • Location Kenmare Bay, near Sneem, Co. Kerry
  • Country/State Ireland
  • Region Europe: Atlantic

Stunning oceanfront property including half a private island, with over 4,000 ft. of shoreline, just off the famed Ring of Kerry in south-western Ireland, approx. 6.75 miles west of the picturesque town of Sneem. The main house and the cottage were restored in 2008, with a tasteful interior design as a retreat for nature lovers. The oceanfront three-storey, three-bedroom main house with two outdoor hot tubs has a living area of approx. 4,500 sq. ft. (418 sq.m.). The separate two-storey, one-bedroom cottage, also located on the waterfront, has a living area of approx. 700 sq. ft.

The Property
• Oceanfront property with hills, gardens and mature trees
• Half of a 26-acre island, just offshore
• Two south-facing oceanfront homes
• More than 4,000 ft. of sheltered shoreline and tidepools
• Two seaside hot-tubs, one for each home
• Two boat launching slipways and moorings
• Private gated roadway
• Crystal-clear water for sports or fishing
• Abundant wildlife, visiting dolphins, nearby seal rookery
• Private water supply and wastewater treatment plant
• Outbuildings, 45 ft. greenhouse, ancient ruins
• Near picturesque towns, ancient monuments, blue-flag beaches

The Main Home
• Home on three levels
• 3 to 6+ bedrooms, 3 full baths, 3 staircases
• Surrounded by the sea on three sides
• Library, atrium, laundry, fitness, studios, office spaces
• 2-3 heated, insulated garage spaces or gallery, workshop, media rooms
• Massive skylights and heavy insulation for passive solar heating
• Energy-efficient central heating, plumbing, lighting
• Two Morso wood/turf-burning air-tight stoves
• Gourmet stainless steel kitchen appliances, continental bath fixtures
• Built-in antique pitch-pine appointments
• Hardwood, marble and slate flooring
• Centuries-old Gothic doors, French casement windows
• Treasured stained glass lancet windows throughout

The Guest Cottage
• Meticulously restored, ancient stone oceanfront cottage
• 200+ sq.ft. conservatory surrounded by the sea
• One bedroom, one full bath with laundry facilities
• One airtight wood/turf-burning stove, one open fireplace
• Sculpted staircase, antique, stained glass appointments
• Gourmet kitchen and bath appliances in centuries-old cabinetry

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