REF 1013 Ideal renovation project - Derelict cottage & outhouses on circa 0.25 acre site with stunning countryside views. The property is accessed by a right of way via a narrow road left of St Mary`s Church Beaufort and the site benefits from a wayleave to build, erect and maintain a septic tank on the adjoining land. The property is currently uninhabitable and Services are not connected.
Beaufort Parish is situated in the picturesque landscape of Mid-Kerry. It is surrounded by the majestic McGillycuddy Reeks which boasts Ireland highest mountain Carrauntoohil (3414 feet). McGillycuddy Reeks has many more notable peaks over 3000 feet high, makes this a mecca for mountain climbers and hill walkers. The main river of the Parish is the River Laune, famous for it`s brown trout and salmon fishing. This beautiful clean slow flowing river drains the Killarney Lakes and after a 14 mile course empties itself into Dingle Bay.
Tomies Wood, the oldest natural wood in Ireland if not in Europe. The finest native oak timber was and still is found here. It has much variety of plant and wildlife, and it is the home to the Sika and Red deer. It has also an abundance bird life including a rare Chough, Peregrine Falcon & `wise` Owls.
The Gap of Dunloe is one of the finest examples of glacial activities creating a rugged beauty acknowledged world-wide, and at its entrance stand the famous Kate Kearney`s Cottage. Here in the Gap of Dunloe, the Greater Spotted Slug (native to Spain & Portugal) can be found, as well as the rare Killarney Fern.
Beaufort is also rich in heritage. A FÁS South Kerry Archaeological Survey identified and mapped over 100 historical sites including the Ogham Stones, two Castle ruins, Dunloe Castle built in 1207. The ruins of two ancient churches still stand in our Parish today. One situated in Kilgobnet in O`Sheas Land associated with St. Gobnait, the other in Churchtown burial ground, this church is more than 5 centuries old.
Directions From Beaufort Bridge continue on towards Deelish Park for approx 850m, continue onto Coolmagort Avenue for approx 600m, turn right and stay on Coolmagort Ave, continue on for approx 1.2km, turn left and continue, you will see St Mary`s Church, take the narrow road to the left of the church and continue on approx 400m.
GPS 52.0592417, -9.6495658