Ardnasillagh, Oughterard, Co. Galway
A RECENTLY REFURBISED AND SUBSTANTIALLY UPGRADED (REWIRED AND REPLUMBED) 4/5 BEDROOM HOUSE (3,200 SQ FT) WITH A HIGH BER RATING OF B3. THE HOUSE IS HIGHLY INSULATED WITH SOLAR PANELS AND TRIPLE GLAZING AND DUAL CENTRAL HEATING. LARGE MATURE PRIVATE SITE OF 1.4 ACRES. INCREDIBLY LIGHT SPACIOUS HOUSE WITH COUNTRY VIEWS AND LOUGH CORRIB 50 METERS FROM THE PROPERTY. THE NEW OWNER CAN ADD THEIR PERSONAL FINISH WITH FLOORING, DOORS AND ARCHITRAVE (ESTIMATE COST €17,000 FOR OAK THROUGHOUT). NATIONAL SCHOOL BUS OUTSDIE THE GATE AND SECONDARY BUS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY. EFIBRE BROADBAND AVAILABLE.
The property is approached off the main road through a gated entrance on a chipped/tarmac surf way with vehicular access. Around the property to the front, side and rear there are lawned gardens with mature trees providing shelter and seclusion. There are large chestnut, silver, birch, oak and beech trees. There is an ample source of wood with a further wood store the rear of the garage. The property is of block construction, built around 1988 with a rendered exterior under a concrete tile roof and has undergone substantial renovation within the last year. This includes major investment into insulation, redesign and thermal efficiency, which includes solar panels and triple glazed windows throughout the property. This has now made the house into a modern stylish spacious light filled family home with the added benefit of allowing purchasers to choose their own flooring and doors. The cooker and fridge freezer in the kitchen are available by separate negotiation.
Oughterard is a friendly village which has grown substantially in size over the past few years. Visitors and locals are well catered for with a good range of shops, lively pubs, bank, post office, and restaurants which cater for almost every need and not to mention walking, fishing and other leisure activities for which this area is justly famous. Golf is available only 5 minutes from the property at the Oughterard golf course, set in natural parkland, and there are six other golf courses within an hour's drive. Oughterard has a diversity of spectacular scenery on the doorstep of Connemara with the tranquillity and comfort of country living, yet less than 25 minutes’ drive to Galway City.
A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate room measurements is as follows:
Triple glazed door leading to:
ENTRANCE PORCH: (NW) 2.17 m x 1.20 m (7'1 x 3'11) with door leading to storage cupboard and additional door leading to inner corridor.
STORAGE CUPBOARD: 1.03 m x 1.15 m (3'4 x 3'9)
INNER HALL: being the central spine of this property, it has doors leading to living room, cloakroom, sitting room, utility room, ground floor bedroom, and additional bedroom or family room.
LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM/KITCHEN: (NW, SW, SE) 8.83 m x 8.64 m (28'11 x 28'4) this triple aspect bright entertaining room is the focal point of this lovely house. With a south facing wall of glass incorporating double doors out to the rear garden and 4 large velux windows which flood the room with natural light. This room benefits from television point, telephone point, inset ceiling LED and a large feature solid fuel stove set on a slate hearth bed. In the design of the kitchen there is a central island with integrated stainless steel sink drainer, integrated “Fisher and Paykel” two drawer dishwasher, space for an American style fridge freezer, space for 6 ring gas hob and oven and fitted Stanley range. From the kitchen archway leading to:
INNER PANTRY: 2.18 x 1.75 m (7'2 x 5'9) with facility for shelving throughout.
SECOND SITTING ROOM: (SE) 4.57 m x 5.39 m (15' x 17'8), with solid wood flooring throughout, television point, telephone point and large double doors and full height windows leading to rear garden.
UTILITY: (NW) 2.31 m x 3.54 m (7'7 x 11'7) space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and triple glazed door leading to front of the property.
BEDROOM 4: (NW) 2.88 m x 4.24 m (9'5 x 13'11)
LARGE BEDROOM/SECOND SITTING ROOM: (NE, SE) 5.44 m x 5.33 m (17'10 x 17'5), with full height triple glazed windows overlooking the rear garden and triple glazed door giving access to the side of the property.
CLOAKROOM: (NW) 1.86 m x 1.02 m (6'1 x 3'4), low level WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.
From hallway stairs rising to first floor.
LANDING: (SE, SW) 8.95 m x 4.34 m (29'4 x 14'3), (maximum), this fabulous south facing area benefits from the design of the kitchen and living room area, being full height ceilings with triple glazed windows providing fabulous views over the local countryside and rear garden. Doors leading to 2 bedrooms, hot press, bathroom and inner corridor leading onto master bedroom.
INNER CORRIDOR/STUDY AREA: (SE) 4.69 m x 2.75 m (15'4 x 9'), with velux window to rear, telephone point.
MASTER BEDROOM: (NW, SE) 6.88 m x 5.33 m (22'6 x 17'6), with solid wood flooring throughout, this double aspect, bright room has been designed with comfort and style in mind with the benefit of concealed wardrobes to the rear of the sleeping area, ample space for additional built in wardrobes and door leading to:
ENSUITE: (NW) 3.88 m x 1.96 m (12'8 x 6'5) with laminate flooring throughout, wash hand basin, low level WC, large walk in pumped power shower cubicle with rain water shower head and additional standard shower head.
HOT PRESS: with fitted shelving, full height cylinder and controls for solar system.
BEDROOM 2: (NE), 3.85 m x 3.22 m (12'7 x 10'6), with linoleum flooring throughout, velux window to front.
BEDROOM 3: (NW), 3.30 m x 3.84 m (10'9 x 12'7), with dormer window and with carpeted flooring throughout.
BATHROOM: (NW), 4.73 m x 2.34 m (15'6 x 7'8), with laminate flooring throughout, raised sunken bath with full tiled panel surround, low level WC, wash hand basin, large walk in pumped power shower.
The owners have obtained quotations for the following works to be carried out:
- Supply and fit 6” MDF skirting and 3” architrave throughout.
- Supply and fit 13 regency doors and 3 glazed doors (16 in total) with locks handles and hinges.
- Supply and fit (semi floating single board oak engineered) flooring throughout.
TOTAL €17,000 euro
OUTSIDE: The site extends to 1.4 acres in total. To the north east of the property there is a large block built GARAGE 5.37 m x 5.61 m (17’8 x 18’5) with windows to the north west and north east, concrete flooring, a range of shelving, power and lighting, stairs rising to second floor storage area. The garage has two sets of double wooden doors for access. To the side of the garage there is a wood framed block built green house. Between the house and the road there is a large concrete parking area which could be incorporated into the construction of a shed (subject to the necessary planning guidelines). The boundaries are clearly defined and the gardens are primarily laid to lawn. This lovely home is sheltered with a selection of mature trees and has lawned gardens to the front and rear of the property with a further area behind the garage. Ardnasillagh Bay is situated at the bottom of the drive (80 Meters from the front door) and the property is uniquely placed to take full advantage of the salmon, brown trout on Lough Corrib.
SERVICES: Septic tank drainage, mains electricity and water. There is also the facility to source water from the lake with a complete new filtration system being installed by the present owners which if fully used, currently will incur no water charges. The septic tank is within the confines of the boundary and is situated to the south west. The school bus for the national school passes outside the gate of the property and the secondary school bus is available at Porridgetown a short walk away. eFiber Superfast Broadband will be available from January 2016, DSL Broadband currently available.
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