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5 Owenriffe Park, Oughterard, Co. Galway
Ref: R0454

Offers on €495,000


Within level walking distance of the village centre, this exceptionally attractive property, which is situated on the banks of the Owenriffe River, provides 1,910 sq. ft. of well balanced and well proportioned accommodation with a second floor open plan room of 1,640 sq. ft. Set in delightful private gardens lawned with extensive river frontage. Internal viewing is essential to fully appreciate this beautiful property.

This luxury riverside executive residence is quietly set in an exclusive cul-de-sac on the edge of Oughterard village and in one of the most sought after residential locations. The houses in Owenriffe Park are well spaced and individual around a large lawned green with many fine specimen trees. The village centre is but a few minutes away and there is an attractive riverside walk from the central green to Eighterard.

Oughterard is a charming village on the shores of Lough Corrib - the internationally renowned wild brown trout fishery. Known as the gateway to Connemara, Oughterard is well known for its range of shops, pubs and hotels which cater for the large numbers of visitors who come to take advantage of the fishing, walking, boating and other leisure activities for which this village is justly famous. Golf is available at the 18 hole Oughterard golf course, set in natural parkland and there are six other golf courses within an hour's drive. There are primary, secondary schools and a crèche within 10 minutes walking distance of the property.

The property is 17 miles from the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road and rail connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 2 hours from the property. Dublin airport is approximately 2.5 hours.

Approached through wooden gates in high local stone walls, with block paved driveway, built in 2001 and extends to around 3,550 sq. ft. with circa 1,910 sq. ft of luxury accommodation on the ground floor and a further 1,640 sq. ft. to the first floor. The property has been built to an extremely high standard, with a rendered exterior under a slate roof, in great taste and style, and with meticulous attention to detail. It is, undoubtedly, one of the finest modern residences in Oughterard village, with a combination of solid wood and tiled flooring, complimenting top quality granite topped kitchen and fireplace. The property has a full alarm system, hard wired smoke alarm and sensors, oil fired central heating, double glazing and is being sold with all the top quality fitted carpets, curtains and rails, light fittings and white blinds throughout the property included. The rest of the contents of the property may be available by separate negotiation.

A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate measurements is as follows:

Solid wood entrance door with double glazed pane inset and with full height glass panels to the side leading into:

Entrance Hall: (S & N) T shaped in design, with attractive solid wood flooring throughout, alarm control panel, smoke alarm and doors to sitting room, kitchen / dining room, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, under stairs storage cupboard and Stairs leading to the first floor.

Kitchen / Dining room / Conservatory: (N, S & W) Beautiful open plan free flowing rooms creating a light and airy feel to the property.

Kitchen / Dining Area: 6.99m x 4.21m (23’ x 13’10) Stunning bright entertaining area with stylish tiled flooring throughout. A combination of recessed ceiling lights and quality fittings and ample space for large dining table. Fine hand crafted fitted kitchen with an extensive range of solid wood units with black granite work surfaces, storage cupboards above and below and a matching granite window sills and splash backs. Inset 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink drainer with mixer tap over, integrated “Siemens” double over, microwave and electric hob with extractor fan above. Space and plumbing for large American style fridge freezer. Dining area leads into:

Conservatory: (N,S & W) 4.07m x 3.28m (13’4” x 10’9”) Beautiful triple aspect light spacious room with almost full height glazing and barrel vaulted ceiling. Chandelier style lighting, excellent views over the rear garden and double glazed door leading to the garden.

Utility Room: (N) 3.78m x 3.34m (12’4” x 10’10”) max. With extension of the tiled flooring, further range of matching kitchen cupboards to match those in the kitchen, with rolled worktop, inset stainless steel sink drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Cupboard housing“Firebird” oil fired boiler. Alarm control panel, access to full height hot press (which is fully shelved and houses a factory lagged tank). Door to outside and door to:

Downstairs Toilet: (N) with fully tiled floor and walls throughout, fitted with matching toilet and wash basin.

Sitting Room: (S & W) 7m x 4.38m (23’1” x 14’4”) (minimum, plus bay). An impressive room double aspect primarily south facing room with good light. Solid wood flooring throughout continuing from the inner hallway. Attractive open fireplace with polished black granite hearth and white marble mantle and surround. Television and satellite points and double glass pane inset doors leading to the dining room / kitchen.

Bedroom 1: (E & S) 5.08m x 4.78m (16’8” x 15’7”) plus bay window. Spacious master bedroom with solid wood flooring continuing from inner hallway, television and telephone points, double glazed sliding doors leading to patio area, and further doors leading to dressing room and:
Ensuite Shower Room: (S) fully tiled throughout floors and walls, fitted with Mira Event electric shower, heated towel rail and matching wash basin and toilet.
Dressing Room: both walls full height combination of hanging space and shelving and solid wood flooring throughout.

Bedroom 2: (N & E) 4.8m x 4.49m (16’1 x 14’8”) large double aspect double bedroom with a range of built in wardrobes, television points and doors leading to:
Ensuite Shower Room: (E) fully tiled throughout floors and walls, fitted with Mira Event electric shower, heated towel rail and matching wash basin and toilet.

Bedroom 3: (N) 4.51m x 2.98m (14’9” x 9’9”) with fine views over the rear terrace, solid wood flooring throughout.

Bathroom: (S) fully tiled throughout to walls and floor, fitted with fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira elite shower and luxury shower screen. White Jacuzzi bath with panelled surround, matching wash basin and toilet and heated towel rail.

From inner hallway stairs rising to first floor with a rectangular window overlooking the garden and down to the river.

First floor accommodation: Due to the specific requirements of the present owners the complete first floor is currently one room providing circa 1,640 sq. ft of space. There are ample sky lights, circular windows, veluxes and normal windows to allow the creation of up to 5 additional rooms or any configuration the new owner’s desire. The floors are finished with solid wood flooring throughout and there are ample radiators throughout.

Outside: The entrance driveway culminates at the front of the house, with a large turning area to the side. There are well stocked flower beds and borders around with fine specimen trees and shrubs. A paved path leads to the rear garden on the west side and there are paved areas surrounding the rest of the house. The rear garden is predominately lawned, and gently sloping down to the banks of the river. The lower section of the garden has been left in a natural habitat with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. The long river frontage at the bottom of the garden provides a delightful setting with kingfishers and herons often seen. There is a large salmon pool in the river, which can be used for swimming and paddling. The current owners have a mooring for a fishing boat, with easy access down the river, past Oughterard’s boat yard and directly out onto Lough Corrib.

Services: Mains drainage, mains electricity and water.

BER Rating: C3

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The Property
Inner Hall
Inner Hall
View from balcony
Dining Area
Liviing Area
Sitting Room
View from Kitchen
Hot Press
1st Floor
1st Floor
1st Floor
Bedroom 1 dressing room
Bedroom 1 Ensuite
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
House from road
House from rear
Rear Elevation
Side Elevation
Rear Garden
Garden & Boat Mooring
Garden Shed
Garden Shed
River Frontage
River Frontage
River Frontage

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