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Curraun More, Glann Road, Oughterard, Co. Galway
Ref: R0453

Offers on €175,000


Situated at the very end of the Glann Road, where the western way ambles along Lough Corrib, this 4 bedroom detached property offers peace and tranquillity and total privacy. Perched up on the lower slopes of Curraun Hill, this lovely property offers magnificent views over some of the finest countryside in Connemara.

Overlooking the shores of Lough Corrib, the house is situated at the end of one of the most scenic and visited roads in Connemara, in a most romantic setting with beautiful views up the top end of the lake, across to the Hill of Doon, left to Lackavrea and Joyce country with the Maumturk Mountains in the distance. Despite the sought after location, the cottage is quiet with virtually no vehicular traffic, as signs before the property restrict vehicle access to this part of the scenic route. The location of the property has changed little in the last century and the area still has the charm of a bygone age. The hamlet of Curraun comprises only the farm and three other houses, of which this property is one. The area abounds with wildlife, some of it rare, and is the home of one of Ireland’s most elusive mammals, the tree dwelling pine martin, as well as deer, otter, hare, rabbit, badger, stoat, red squirrel and all manner of birds. A virtual nature lover’s delight.

The road upon which the cottage is situated is part of the Western Way, a 50km walking trail from Oughterard to Leenane and the road finishes approximately 50 metres past the dwelling, continuing as a walking trail through forests and moorland intersected with many small rivers and streams and with spectacular views over Lough Corrib along the length of the walk.

The property is situated only seven miles from the village of Oughterard, which 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 24 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 Airport is some 2 hours from the property.

THE HOUSE: The house was built in approximately 1985 of block construction with a rendered exterior under a fibre slate roof has a combination of single and double glazed windows, there was originally gas fired central heating in the property but this has been made redundant, there are now night storage heating throughout. The accommodation consists of entrance hall, living room with open fire, kitchen with solid fuel range, rear hall, utility, 4 double bedrooms and bathroom.

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

Double glazed UPVC sliding door leading into:

ENTRANCE HALL: (W), T shaped in design with solid wood flooring throughout, access to loft via hatch, doors leading to living room, kitchen, 4 bedrooms and bathroom. From the hallway Staire stairs leading to loft. The loft is of good size, partially boarded and possible for further accommodation subject to necessary planning consents.

LIVING ROOM: (W) 11’3 x 18’8 (3.25 m x 5.68 m), large window giving panoramic views over the Hill of Doon and Lackavrea and over Lough Corrib, solid wood flooring throughout, open fire (with back boiler) with granite hearth and surround, built in range of shelving and cupboards with serving hatch into the kitchen and wood panelled chimney breast, television points, telephone point, radiators and night storage heater.

KITCHEN: (S, W) 14’11 x 14’3 (4.56 m x 4.35 m) the kitchen comprises of a matching range of wall mounted and base units with tiled splash back, space for large fridge freezer, space for cooker with extractor fan above, oil fired De Dietrich stove, serving hatch to living room, doors leading to hot press and rear hallway.

REAR HALLWAY: (S, E) 4’3 x 9’5 (1.32 m x 2.87 m) with tiled flooring throughout, solid wooden door giving access to rear, radiator and door leading to utility area.

UTILITY AREA: (E) 9’5 x 5’5 (2.87 m x 1.66 m) continuation of tiled flooring from rear hallway, has low level WC, wash hand basin, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator and cupboard housing the redundant gas fired boiler.

BEDROOM 1: (W) 11’3 x 12’5 (3.43 m x 3.77 m) carpeted, excellent views to the front over the front garden and onto Lough Corrib, radiator and wall mounted panel heater, range of built in wardrobes and storage with vanity unit.

BEDROOM 2: (E) 12’11 x 9’11 (3.94 m x 3.03 m) carpeted, range of built in wardrobes and cupboards, radiator, panelled radiator.

BEDROOM 3: (E) 11’1 x 9’5 (3.38 m x 2.87 m) carpeted, range of built in wardrobes, radiator and panel heater.

BEDROOM 4: (E) 9’ x 9’4 (2.75 m x 2.86 m) carpeted, range of built in wardrobes, radiator and panel heater.

BATHROOM: with tiled flooring, bath with panel surround and shower attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin, full height mirror, shaver light and radiator.

OUTSIDE: the property is approached by a concrete driveway leading to the side and rear of the property with sloping lawned gardens either side. To the front of the property there is an elevated seating area with excellent views over Lough Corrib. The gardens have a range of mature trees and shrubs with fruit trees to the rear of the property and potential for an elevated seating area should the future purchaser desire. Below the house there is a small storage shed which is ideal for garden tools, BBQ etc but does not have vehicular access.

SERVICES: Septic tank drainage, private water from a shared well and mains electricity.

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The Property
Kitchen / Dining Room
Living Room
View from balcony
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Front of property
Side Elevation
Side Elevation View
Rear Elevation
Front Garden
View from garden
View from garden

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