There is so much to love about this impressive coastal castle for sale in Kenmare, Ireland. Priced at €4.5m the coastal, contemporary castle for sale is located on one of the most impressive coastal properties in Ireland. This magnificent contemporary castle is situated on the edge of the Kenmare estuary. An Culu is situated on the ‘the Ring of Kerry one of the most attractive coastlines in Ireland, close to the lovely market town of Kenmare, with its numerous restaurants and five-star hotels. Kenmare is in the extreme southwest of Ireland, but at the same time very accessible with Kerry Airport 68.5km distant with daily flights to Dublin and London. County Kerry is arguably the most beautiful of Ireland’s counties and has long been a popular destination for those from Ireland, Britain, and overseas.
An Culu is a truly unique property situated on the shore of Kenmare Bay commanding some of the most beautiful panoramic views over the bay and beyond to the Caha Mountains. The castle has been built to the most exceptional specification with impressive characteristics such as castellations and turrets surrounded by a magnificent moat with a drawbridge providing access to the property. Dense woodland surrounds the castle providing a high level of privacy, whilst the water of the Kenmare estuary laps at the shore of the property’s southern boundary.
Inside the castle has been finished to an exceptionally high standard, with light and well-proportioned rooms, the majority of which benefit from the spectacular coastal views. Throughout, the castle boasts superb quality hardwood fixtures, utilizing the beautiful properties of Cherry and Oak and further enhanced by the use of stone for the impressive balustrades, intricately detailed plasterwork, ceiling paintings, cornicing, and wall linings. The bathrooms are beautifully fitted with a variety of marble and excellent tile finishes. Additionally, for increased convenience, there is a lift system providing access to all floors.
Although the castle inspires impressions of magnitude with its imposing castellated elevations and turrets, it makes for a surprisingly comfortable family home. The castle accommodation is ideally arranged for entertaining in a luxurious style, but with the relaxing surroundings of the beautiful interior design and the additional facilities of the magnificent grotto-style swimming pool complex. The property is approached via an impressive stone entrance, which leads to a meandering driveway through the forest to a parking area at the front of the castle.
Kenmare in County Kerry has plenty to see and do. Kenmare Bay is gorgeous, whether you are just going for a walk, or want to be more adventurous and go scuba diving in Kenmare Bay. You'll want to see the Kenmare Bay Seals which one way to do this is on a Seafari. The cruise took you through Kenmare Bay to see the seals. Another must-see is Molly Gallivan’s Traditional Irish Farm, an educational working farm in the Sheen Valley near Kenmare. Here you can learn about the Irish Potato Famine, see a famine house, and meet the wonderful family that saved the farm from being destroyed. You’ll also learn the fascinating history of Molly Gallivan and her poutine (Irish Moonshine) business.
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