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Cnoc na Sonas (Hill of Happiness), Ballycurrin Demesne, Headford, Co. Galway.
Ref: R0455


Most attractively designed stone house, extending to 1,775 sq. ft, finished to a very high specification and stylishly decorated. Situated on a quiet lane leading down to shared private access to Lough Corrib. Comprises large living / dining room, kitchen, utility room, main bathroom, 4 bedrooms (1 with ensuite shower room). Absolutely delightful setting within 100 metres of the lake and good rural views with mature trees in every direction. Shared mooring space on the lakeshore.

The property is in the Ballycurrin Demesne, in the grounds of the 14th Century Ballycurrin Castle and the recently restored Ballycurrin House. Located just 4 miles from Headford, this is a lovely country area yet within easy commuting distance of Galway. Headford derives its name from Áth Cinn, “the head of the ford”, is a fast developing and improving town with a good selection of banks, churches, shops, supermarkets, pubs, and other facilities.

The property is just 3 miles from the local National School, while there are two other National Schools within 4 miles of the property. The main Secondary School is in Headford.

The property is situated on the north western side of Headford giving easy access to the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road, rail and bus connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 2 hours from the property while Knock Airport is just one hours’ drive.

The property is just 100 metres from Lough Corrib, which is just at the end of the lane on which the house sits. Although the property has its own private shared mooring on the lakeside, there are numerous other locations that boats can be launched from locally.

THE HOUSE is an attractive south facing property with local stone walling to the front, with further local stone walling around the sides and the rear of the terraces which surround the house. The property is approached through twin black iron entrance gates on stone pillars leading to a chipping driveway opening to a large parking area which spreads across the front of the house and around one side. The property, which is of stone construction under a concrete tile roof, was constructed in 2007 to a very high specification with many solid wood finishes extensively used, including hardwood double glazed windows and doors throughout. Full oil fired central heating. The property is being sold with all the quality curtains, blinds, carpets and light fittings included.

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

A solid mahogany entrance door with glazed panels opening into:

KITCHEN: (S & W) 10'0 x 10'2 A fine modern kitchen with an attractive quarry tiled floor and solid oak kitchen units with laminated work surfaces and attractive tiled splashbacks. Good range of lower cupboards, drawers and units with stainless steel 11/2 sink with single drainer, Hotpoint double ovens, grills and Solarglo ceramic hob. Fitted large fridge/freezer and Electrolux dishwasher. Good range of matching fitted cupboards above. Large opening into:

LIVING ROOM / DINING ROOM: (S &W) 25'2 x 20'2 max. with fine polished oak floor, attractive pine paneled ceiling, large stone fireplace with split stone hearth and solid oak mantle. Double French doors leading to the outside. 2 radiators. Doors leading to the Inner Hall, and to:

BEDROOM 1: (N) 14'0 max. x 12'5, with continuation of the polished oak flooring. Pine paneled ceiling. Radiator. Door to:
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM, fully tiled throughout with most attractive tiling, fully tiled extra wide shower cubicle fitted with quality shower screen and Mira power shower. Matching wash basin and toilet.

INNER HALL: 9'0 x 2'6 with continuation of polished oak flooring, with doors to bedrooms 2 & 3, the utility room and to:

BATHROOM: A most attractive luxury bathroom with recessed ceiling lights and fully tiled throughout. Large double Jacuzzi bath. Extra wide shower cubicle with Image Ultra shower screen, fitted with Mira electric power shower. Matching wash basin and toilet. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2: (N) 14'1 max. x 12'8 max. with continuation of polished oak flooring and pine paneled ceiling. Radiator.

BEDROOM 3: (S) 16'10 max. x 11'10 max. with continuation of polished oak flooring and pine paneled ceiling. Good views over the grounds. Radiator.

UTILITY ROOM: 12' 3 x 5'4 with quarry tiled floor. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, with laminated work surface above. Recessed ceiling lights. Rear door to the outside. Door to:

Solid pine staircase leading to:

LANDING: (N) 13'10 x 9'2 carpeted throughout with pine paneled ceiling, extensive under eaves storage with doors to bedroom 4 and to:

TELEVISION ROOM: (E) 19'3 x 13'10, carpeted throughout, with pine paneled ceiling, recessed ceiling lights and radiator.

BEDROOM 4: (N&W) 16'10 x 13' 10, carpeted throughout with pine paneled ceiling, under eaves storage and radiator.

OUTSIDE: The grounds and terraces immediately around the house are enclosed within local stone walls and contain a garden shed. To the west of the residence is a large Liscannor stone terrace, ideal for barbecues and entertaining. The remainder of the grounds have been left as paddocks and the property extends in all to 1.6 acres.

LAKE ACCESS: The property has the benefit of a shared right of way, being the continuation of the lane upon which the property stands, to the lake shore with a substantial semi-circular mooring area on the lakeshore included, allowing the owner of this property to moor boats on the lake shore and to pull those boats up out of the water on this land.

SERVICES: The property has mains electricity, mains water and waste water treatment plant within the grounds.

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The Property
Dining Area
TV Room
Upstairs Landing
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Chairs on terrace
Flower Pots
Evening Lake

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