The Secret Garden, Gleninchaquin, Tuosist, Kenmare, Co KerrySale Agreed D2

2 Bed Cottage 104.9 m² / 1129 ft² Sale Agreed

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Gleninchaquin is very much part of a hidden Ireland. It is probable the most spectacular place you've never heard of. Nestled within Gleninchaquin Park is the secret garden which enjoys breath taking scenery.

The 2 bedroom cottage dates back to 1885 and over the years has been lovingly renovated and modernised. A spacious sun room has been added to the front of the cottage which captures the panoramic scenery. A carport with a steel structure has been added to the rear which could be easily converted to add further accommodation to the property. The kitchen and flooring has been upgraded throughout the cottage. The utility/workshop has also been completely renovated.

The cottage consists of c 1129 sq ft; Large conservatory, living room, kitchen, 2 cosy bedrooms, bathroom and a utility/workshop. Many of the original features remain in the cottage, natural stone on fire place, wooden beams in Living room and Kitchen, deep recess windows.

The cottage is set on c.1.285 acres of grounds which include an old stone outbuilding, BBQ hut and a tranquil seating areas that capture the stunning views of the Valley and waterfall. The garden is abundant with an array of colour from spring right through to autumn.

The Secret Garden is located 12.5 miles from the Heritage town of Kenmare and is 8 km off the main Ring of Beara Road along a narrow country Road.

Carport: located to the rear of the cottage, steel structure, concrete base, electricity. This could be converted to additional living space without planning. 280 sq.ft. approx.

Bar B Q Hut: This is a beautiful wooden structure that is ideal for entertaining throughout the year, it can easily fit 10 - 15 people.

Stone Out Building: This building also dates back to 1885, the original stone is still in place with a corrugated roof. It would have been used for housing animals and is now used for storage.

Garden Shed: Small wooden garden shed ideal for storage.

Gleninchaquin Park: Located on your door step the park has six walks to accommodate a range of abilities.

On a rainy day , torrents of pristine running water gush over the sandstone mountain forming not only the amazing "cascade waterfall" but also a myriad of white water flows.

On such days the Glen reverberates with the sound of surging streams on other days when the sun shines the attraction becomes fresh and fragrant in tranquil surroundings.


Living Room 5.6m x 4.m. Living/dining room. Original stone fireplace with large wood burning stove. Door to sunroom. Tiled floor.

Sun Room 8.6m x 3.0m. Bright spacious room with 2 double doors leading to the garden. Panoramic view over Gleninchaquin valley.

Kitchen 3.0m x 4.0m. New fitted kitchen "Nordmende" dishwasher "Samsung" fridge freezer. Gas & electric AGA double oven with 4 ring hob. Original wooden floor.

Bedroom 1 4.0m x 3.07m. Double bedroom. Carpet flooring.

Bedroom 2 3.5m x 3.1m. Double bedroom. Carpet flooring.

Bathroom 3.06m x 1.63m. Wc., whb., bath with "Triton" electric shower. Wooden floor. Storage press


Utility/Workshop 4m x 3.4m. "Beko" washing machine and dryer. Boiler. New pump and filter for well. Work bench and shelving.


Set on 1.25 acres
Close proximity to Gleninchaquin park
Stone outbuilding with electricity

Septic tank
Satellite broadband (digit web)
Phone connection available ( no mobile service)
Heating - oil central heating & wood burning stove
Water - deep bored well (500 sq.ft.) with new pump and filtration system


Leave Kenmare in the direction of Castletownbere/Glengarriff. After crossing the Suspension Bridge take a right turn for Castletownbere. Continue on this road 8miles and you will see a sign to your left for "Gleninchaquinn Park", take this road and continue on this road for 4.5 miles you will see a sign for the "Secret Garden" on your right.

Negotiator Details

Elaine Daly

Viewing Information

Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kenmare on 064 6641213

BER Details

BER No: 108254111
Performance Indicator: 277.14