"Curra Lodge", Curra Point, Moycullen, Co. Galway.
A CHARMING, UNIQUE AND BEAUTIFULLY SITUATED SCANDINAVIAN STYLE 3 BEDROOM DETACHED LOG CHALET SET ON A SITE OF 3.75 ACRES WITH EXTENSIVE LAKE FRONTAGE OVERLOOKING LOUGH CORRIB.
Set at the end of a private drive and overlooking Lough Corrib, this superbly situated chalet provides total privacy with a charming south facing decked area leading to accommodation of circa 45 square meters comprising of living room / kitchen area, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Outside there is a private landing slip with long lake frontage. In grounds, giving total privacy and extending to 3.75 acres, this lakeside residence is a true gem and situated on one of the finest sites on Lough Corrib. Simply unbeatable!
THE PROPERTY CANNOT BE SEEN FROM THE ROAD AND ALL VIEWINGS ARE STRICTLY BY PRIOR APPOINTMENTWITH THE SOLE SELLING AGENTS:
Situated on the shore of Lough Corrib, the property is situated at the end of a quiet baureen road and then behind a gated entrance. This location offers the purchaser the best of both worlds being so close to a wide range of amenities only 4.8 miles from Moycullen and 13 miles from Galway in a lovely lakeside setting away from the noise and crowds of the city and on a no through road. The nearest National School is located less than 3 miles away at Tullokyne, with four other primary schools within easy reach. The local shop and pub is located at Tullokyne, with a wide and growing range of amenities available in Moycullen village. This has become a very popular location in recent years due to its convenient commuting distance to Galway City and excellent access to the lake.
The property is 13 miles from the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road, rail and air connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 1.5 hours from the property with connections to Dublin, Cork, Belfast, Luton, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Leeds Bradford, Bristol, Southampton, Newcastle and LOrient.
THE HOUSE: The chalet is approached by a gated entranceway with a registered and recognised right of way over the field. The current owners use a small 4 wheel drive vehicle to access the house and this adds to the charm of the property. The property was built approximately 30 years ago of cedar with a slightly pitched mineralized felt roof. There is double glazing throughout and a solid fueled stove situated in the living room. This heats radiators in all principal rooms and provides hot water. There is substantial lake frontage with a private mooring and separate slipway into the lake. Beside the property there is a newly constructed timber shed. The house is virtually surrounded by trees providing shelter with a substantial lawned area to the front of the property. This totally private gem offers lakeshore living with total privacy from any other neighbours.
The property was constructed in the early 1980s and retention was sought in 1997 for the existing chalet and septic tank under application 97/67. This was granted. The present owners and auctioneer believe that this chalet could be replaced by a modern single storey dwelling but no guarantees can be given and it is up to the purchasers to make their own enquiries with Galway County Council.
A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate room measurements is as follows:
The accommodation comprises of wooden sliding door double glazed leading into open plan living room/kitchen, faces south east.
LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN: (NE, SE and SW) 171 x 132 (5.21 m x 4.01 m) (maximum), with carpeted flooring throughout, this triple aspect room has double glazed windows and doors providing panoramic views of the gardens and lake, a solid fuel stove with back boiler capabilities which provides the central heating system, built in shelving, kitchen comprises of a range of floor mounted bespoke wooden units with inset stainless steel sink drainer, space for under counter fridge, space for electric cooker and door leading to inner hall.
INNER HALL: (NW) 139 x 211 (4.21 m x 0.9 m), with carpeted flooring throughout, wall mounted radiator, main electric fuse box, doors leading to 3 bedrooms and bathroom.
BEDROOM 1: (NE) 76 x 71 (2.30 m x 2.16 m), with carpeted flooring throughout, wall mounted radiator, built in wardrobe, an integrated double bed with storage underneath.
BEDROOM 2: (NE) 71 x 123 (2.18 m x 3.05 m), with carpeted flooring throughout, built in wardrobes with an additional single and bunk beds with storage below.
BEDROOM 3: (SW) 65 x 75 (1.94 m x 2.27 m), with carpeted flooring throughout, wall mounted radiator, built in wardrobe, an integrated double bed with storage underneath.
BATHROOM: (NE) 6 x 65 (1.84 m x 1.96 m) comprises bath with panelled surround and shower attachment with incorporated shower curtain, low level WC, wash hand basin and large water cylinder, which is heated by the stove.
OUTSIDE: The property is approached across an open field which leads into a leafy driveway which culminates beside the property. The lands extend to some 3.75 Acres of natural woodland, lawned gardens and lake frontage. The septic tank is situated to the rear of the property. The current owners have recently erected a new timber shed which measures 3 m x 2.5 m.
FISHING: Having its own extensive lake frontage, the property is uniquely placed to take full advantage of the salmon, brown trout and coarse fishing at the bottom of the garden on Lough Corrib. There is space for a number of moorings along the lakeshore which is also renowned for its salmon run and the numerous places in which it is possible to take advantage of the mayfly hatch.
SERVICES: Mains electricity, septic tank drainage and water from private well.
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