A fine towerhouse sitting on a grassy hillock with great views across Dunmanus Bay, and surrounded by a natural watery moat to the north. It is in a state of excellent preservation and consists of four storeyed main building with a five storeyed corner tower. Inside the first floor still has a vaulted ceiling in place. The walls are very thick, the windows small, and there is also the remains of a dungeon. It is said to have been built in 1430 by Donal More O Mahony, one of the many towerhouses built along the coast by the O Mahony family.