An Culu is a contemporary castle for sale near the market town of Kenmare in Co Kerry in Ireland. The property, which can be approached either by land or by water, commands some of the most beautiful views in the whole country, and has been built to impress, both inside and out.
Nearly 20,000sq ft inside, and standing within about 5 acres, the property would make a comfortable family home. Spread over four floors the property has six large, well-equipped bedrooms, reception room, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, study and conservatory; An Culu also has a lift system connecting all different levels.
Outside its land is mostly woodland, which ensures plenty of privacy, as does the moat and drawbridge system.
The property is ideal for entertaining, but also for working from home and family life. Easily reached from either Kerry airport (33 miles) or Cork airport (approx 1.5 hours by car) it is close to the market town of Kenmare which has numerous shops and restaurants and two five star hotels. County Kerry is well known for its beautiful land and seascapes, and country sports are popular and numerous.
There is fly fishing on nearby waters and lakes, and in particular on the well-known Kerry Blackwater, and sea fishing in the Kenmare estuary or, of course, the Atlantic. The nearby Ring of Kerry 18 hole golf course has recently been built, and Kenmare itself also has its own 18 hole golf course. In addition to this the Caha mountain range offers a dramatic backdrop with excellent walking and the beaches of Derrynane are considered some of the best in Ireland.
The guide price for An Culu is ?15m. For further information, please contact Knight Frank on + 44 (0)207 629 8171 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.