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Caher Cottage, Cashleen, Renvyle, Co. Galway
Ref: R0514


Constructed circa 1900 this traditional cottage has been extended, renovated and vastly improved by the present owners and perched upon this elevated site, the property benefits from views over Achill Island, Clare Island, Inishboffin, The Twelve Bens and Croagh Patrick. With a sandy beach only 5 minutes’ drive away this charming cottage makes a full time residence or ideal holiday home.

Of stone construction under a concrete tile roof with a combination of white and wood effect UPVC double glazed windows throughout, this charming cottage has panoramic views from almost every room, a nice warm friendly feel about it yet retaining its original charming features. The property has oil fired central heating throughout, a private well and has accommodation comprising of entrance hall, living room with solid fuel stove set on a liscanor stone base, high barrel vaulted ceiling, sitting room with solid fuel stove, panoramic views to the front and side, kitchen, summer room / conservatory, 2 double bedrooms (master en suite), a single bedroom and family bathroom. Outside there is a large fuel store, substantial steel tech shed and further garden shed, all benefitting from power supplies. The gardens are well maintained with a block driveway leading up to the front and side of the property. To the rear there is a private south facing patio area with fabulous views to the side.

The property is situated on one of the most dramatic and spectacular locations in the West of Ireland and close to some of the most romantic and naturally beautiful beaches in Ireland including Tra, Bharnagweea (also called Tramore). At the north end of Tramore is a pair of islands, accessible at low tide called Mweelmore and Mweelbeg. Other beaches in the local vicinity are Glassilaun, Renvyle White Strand, Gurteen and Lettergesh. With Tully and Letterfrack being only 10 to 15 minutes’ drive there are a range of shops, churches and amenities close by. Letterfrack village is a lively, vibrant village that is the centre of Connemara National Park with a range of pubs, restaurants, supermarket and retail outlets, various community projects and G.M.I.T campus. The area is well known for hosting a number of small festivals annually, from Bog Week (celebrating local flora & fauna) in May, the Connemara mussel festival also in the first week in May and the Sea Week in October – a celebration of all things maritime with walks, talks, exhibitions and some very fine traditional music.

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

Wooden solid door leading to:

INNER HALL: (N & E) with tiled flooring throughout, archway leading into living room.

LIVING ROOM / DINING ROOM: (N) 4.16 m x 4.28 m (13’7 x 14’1) with solid oak flooring throughout, full height barrel vaulted ceiling, integrated bookshelves, solid fuel stove on a liscanor stone hearth with wrought iron rear surround, smoke alarm, doors leading to sitting room, kitchen and master bedroom

SITTING ROOM: (N & W) 6.52 m x 3.05 m (21’4 x 10’1) with continuation of solid oak flooring from living room, and marble windowsills, panoramic views to the side and front, integrated bookshelves, solid fuel stove with liscanor hearth and wrought iron (blackened) rear surround and mantle, television point, telephone point.

KITCHEN: (W) 5.06 m x 2.38 m (16’7 x 7’10) with Italian marble flooring throughout, Velux window, matching range of shaker style wall mounted and base units with ample roll edge work surface (being crafted locally), inset stainless steel sink drainer with hot and cold mixer taps and additional water filtered tap inset, Baumatic electric oven with 4 ring gas hob and brushed steel extractor fan above, doors leading to bedroom 2 and 3, and bathroom. Archway leading to sun room/conservatory, smoke alarm.

SUNROOM/CONSERVATORY: (S & W) 1.83 m x 3.75 m (6’1 x 12’3) with continuation of Italian marble flooring through from kitchen, UPVC wood effect double glazed door giving access to rear terraced area, double glazed full width window giving views over Inishboffin and Davillaun, space for large fridge freezer and large freezer, Velux window to side.

From living room, archway leading into inner corridor with solid wood oak flooring throughout, range of wall mounted shelves, door leading to ensuite and master bedroom.

MASTER BEDROOM: (N,) 3.38 m x 3.20 m (11’2 x 10’6) with solid wood oak flooring throughout, fabulous views to the front, two sets of built in wardrobes, television point and access to loft via hatch.
ENSUITE: (E) with marble tiled floors, low level WC, wash hand basin, wall mounted medicine cabinet, large walk in mains pressure wall mounted shower with sliding doors.

BEDROOM 2: (S) 3.43 m x 3.48 m (11’3 x 11’4) with solid wood oak flooring throughout, wood effect double glazed doors opening out onto rear terrace area, television point, control panel for heating system.

BEDROOM 3: (S) 2.51 m x 2.19 m (8’2 x 7’2) with solid wood oak flooring throughout, access to loft via hatch and double glazed windows to rear.

BATHROOM: (S) with marble flooring throughout, bath with panelled surround and wall mounted mains pressure shower, full height tiled wall, low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled surround, wall mounted light.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached by a block driveway leading to the front and side of the property with manicured lawned gardens with a variety of attractive shrubs and bushes interspersed providing colour all year long. To the front of the property there is a beautiful terraced area and garden which enables purchasers to take in the fabulous views this property beholds. To the rear of the property there is a patio slabbed area which being south facing is a true delight and sun trap.

TIMBER SHED: 3.66 m x 2.46 m (12’ x 8’) with power.

STEELTECH SHED: 4.00 m x 6.05 m (13’ x 19'10) with concrete screed flooring, double glazed window and sliding door to front, currently fully insulated with power and lighting and used as a studio.

To the rear of the property there is a block built:
FUEL STORE: 5.67 m x 2.60 m (18’7 x 6’9), of block construction with a single glazed window to the front and wooden door providing access from the rear of the property.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, Klargester Sewerage Treatment plant with reed beds and percolation area, Private water supply.

BER: G: No. 105059943, 475.72 kWh/m²/yr, 124.02 kgCO2 /m²/yr

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The Property
Living Room
Living Room
Sitting Room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Rear Elevation
Front Garden
Croagh Patrick
Views of Caher, Clare & Achill
View of Dala, Turk & Achill

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