Nuns’ holiday home in Ballinskelligs for sale

A nuns’ holiday home in Ballinskelligs is up for sale.

St Michael’s is a beach-front house that was purpose-built in 1939 as a holiday home for the Presentation sisters and was extensively refurbished in 1988.

The property was a popular holiday destination for Presentation sisters for nearly 80 years, and could accommodate 64 nuns at its busiest.

The 2-storey building, which cover 644 square-metres, has 24 bedrooms and sits in a 2-hectate site that provides private access to Ballingskellig’s beach.

Joint selling agents Jim Burns Auctioneers Killorglin and Sherry FitzGerald, Kenmare, have listed the property at a guide price of €649,000.