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Craig Liath, Rosscahill, Co. Galway.
Ref: R0490



Set within a popular rural area this 4 bedroom detached property comes to the market with vacant possession and is set on circa 1.73 acres. The property has accommodation of approximately 190 sq. meters set over two floors with an additional 70 sq. meters of attached garages which could be converted to traditional living accommodation should it be required. Above these garages and accessed from the first floor living room as well as a side access, is a beautiful terraced area which provides outstanding views of the local countryside and Joyce’s Country in the distance. Outside, the gardens are a combination of lawned areas, vegetable plots and a substantial area to the rear which has been left in a natural state but offer a great opportunity to create a fabulous retreat.

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.

The property is 14 miles from the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road, rail and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon and Knock airports are some 2 hours from the property.

THE HOUSE: the property was constructed circa 1970 of block cavity wall construction with a pebble dashed rendered exterior. The property has concrete tile roof, primarily single glazed windows throughout and oil fired central heating. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, kitchen, dining room, 3 ground floor bedrooms and a family bathroom. To the first floor there is a large double aspect living room with open fire and access out onto the terraced area, further double bedroom, bathroom and additional storage areas. From the ground floor hallway there is a door leading to a double garage which could be converted to additional accommodation subject to planning permission being granted.

The property is accessed from the rear with a wooden single glazed door leading to:

INNER HALL: (NE) with wooden flooring throughout, doors leading to double garage, living room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, bathroom and stairs rising to first floor. There is a combination of wooden panelled flooring and parquet flooring throughout.

DINING ROOM: (SW, NW) 5.65 m x 3.29 m (18'6 x 10'9) max, with parquet flooring throughout, open fire with stone surround, single glazed door leading to side (with steps rising to the veranda area) and a range of built in bookshelves.

KITCHEN: (SW) 4.11 m x 2.48 m (13'5 x 8'1), with laminate wood effect flooring throughout, a range of hand built wooden units, part panelled walls, breakfast bar, access to under stairs storage area and doorway leading to inner hall.

INNER HALL: with tiled flooring and wooden door leading to front. This front door is currently unused and all access is from the rear of the property.

BEDROOM 2: (SE, NE) 2.56 m x 3.47 m (8'4 x 11'4), with laminate wood effect flooring throughout and a range of built in wardrobes.

BEDROOM 3: (NE) 4.52 m x 2.82 m (14'10 x 9'3), with carpeted flooring throughout and a range of built in wardrobes.

BEDROOM 4: (SW, SE) 3.05 m x 3.21 m (9'11 x 10'6), with carpeted flooring throughout and built in wardrobes.

BATHROOM: (SE) bath with Mira Elite wall mounted shower above, fully tiled walls, low level WC, wash hand basin and shaver light.

From the hallway stairs rising to first floor.

First floor landing is L shaped in design with access to hot press and storage area, bathroom, bedroom and living room.

Impressive first floor LIVING ROOM, double aspect, (NW, NE) 4.79 m x 6.06 m (15'8 x 19'10) with parquet flooring throughout, open fire, full height windows and doors providing panoramic views and access to storage area, telephone point.

BEDROOM 1: (SE) 5.05 m x 3.44 m (16'6 x 11'3), (maximum), with wooden flooring throughout and access to additional storage under eaves.

TOILET: (SE) wooden flooring throughout, low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled splash back.

GARAGE: (NW, NE) 5.68 m x 5.73 m (18'7 x 18'9) with concrete flooring throughout, 2 manual up and over doors, window to side, power and lighting.

OUTSIDE: the property is approached by a sweeping driveway from the road leading to the rear of the property and there are lawned gardens to the rear, south west and north west. To the north west the present owners have created various vegetable plots and an additional WOODEN GARDEN HOUSE 3.39 m x 2.24 m (11'1 x 7'4), of wood frame and polycarbonate construction, this is ideal for any garden lover and benefits from a wooden deck outside. There is a private well situated on the property which although piped to the house requires a new pump. To the rear (NE) and side (SE) there is an area of circa 0.95 acres of land that is being left to grow naturally and currently covered in assorted clumps of hazel. These lands could be cleared should further formal gardens be required.

SERVICES: Septic tank, mains electricity, mains water and private well.

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The Property
Dining Room
Living Room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Front Elevation
Front Elevation
Garden Greenhouse
Vegetable Garden
Side Access to Veranda
Rear Elevation

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