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The Inch, Wood Road, Ballincollig, Co. Cork, P31 KF79

€590,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 225 sqm approx


“The Inch” is a spacious 4/5 bedroom detached residence on c. 1 acre of mature gardens.

There is an option to purchase some more ground as there is adjoing agriculture land of C. 12 plus acres.

This home is in a beautiful secluded rural location, on the banks of the River Lee, but is also within walking distance of Ballincollig Regional Park and Ballincollig Driving Range, and has direct access to the South Link road.

All amenities such as shops, primary and secondary schools , bars and restaurants are within walking distance, and only a 10/15 minute drive will take you Cork City, Bishopstown, Wilton and the Airport. The property is ideal for a growing family. There is an excellent combination of extensive reception rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms. In addition there is a large double garage.

The property has the benefit of oil fired central heating and it has a full fire alarm and burglar alarm. It was built in 1974 to a high specification but does require some cosmetic modernisation. If you are searching for a large house with plenty of room for a growing family, this is an opportunity not to be missed.


  • Porch (2.92m x 2.15m With a tiled floor this is a very bright and inviting entrance to the home.)
  • Entrance Hall (4.55m x 3.86m A bright and inviting entrance to the home. There is a large cloak room also.)
  • Living Room (4.57m x 4.17m This dual aspect reception room features a large bay window along with a marble surround open fire with raised fire basket.)
  • Family Room (5.17m x 3.64m Also, a dual aspect reception room, with views over the garden to the rear and the river to the side. This room has a solid fuel stove)
  • Kitchen/Dining (6.81m x 3.64m With fitted floor and eye level units, the kitchen has a Rayburn stove along with a double integrated oven & hob. There is a large island unit and the kitchen is plumbed for a dishwasher.)
  • Utility Room (4.27m x 2.75m Plumbed for a washing machine and tumble dryer, this is a large room and it has direct access to the gardens.)
  • Dining/Bedroom 5 (4.57m x 3.86m (Currently used as a ground floor bedroom). This room could easily be returned to its original function as a dining room. It has a large bay window to mirror that of the living room.)
  • En-Suite (2.01m x 1.44m Fitted out as a wet room, this comprises a three piece shower suite with an electric shower. It is fully tiled.)
  • Guest WC (1.96m x 0.84m Comprising a two piece suite.)
  • Landing (3.76m x .08m The bright landing has a large stained glass window over the stairs.)
  • Main Bedroom (6.19m x 4.01m With views towards Ballincollig Regional Park, Bridge and the River Lee this is a large double bedroom with ample built-in wardrobes and an en-suite.)
  • En-Suite (2.70m x 2.18m Comprising a three piece shower suite with an electric shower, this en-suite boasts a lovely floral wash hand basin. It also has built-in storage.)
  • Bedroom 2 (4.25m x 3.63m This double bedroom also has views over the River Lee. There is plenty of wardrobe space in this room.)
  • Bedroom 3 (3.90m x 3.65m This double bedroom also has built-in wardrobes and a wash hand basin.)
  • Bedroom 4 (4.08m x 3.90m This double bedroom is to the front of the home.)
  • Bathroom (2.43m x 2.41m Comprising a three piece bath suite with built in vanity under the wash hand basin.)
  • HP (2.43m x 1.25m A large walk-in wardrobe with attic access located in this room.)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER C3
  • Number: 102447547
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 206.92 kWh/m²/yr

About the Area

Ballincollig is a satellite town in Metropolitan Cork about 8 km west of Cork City. It is located beside the River Lee on the R608 regional road. Ballincollig has grown rapidly over the past ten years, and is now a busy town in itself. The town has 2 secondary schools and a range of economic activities with a strong employment base. The town centre is a now a very vibrant area and hosts a range of Shops, Restaurants, Supermarkets, Farmers Markets, Banking, Shopping Mall and much more.

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