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Eighterard, Oughterard, Co. Galway.
Ref: R0570

Offers on €685,000


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 hotel 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 17 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 2 hours from the property.

THE HOUSE: Constructed circa 2002 this beautifully appointed 7 bedroom detached family home offers circa 3,120 sq. feet of accommodation which is in immaculate condition throughout. The quality and craftsmanship of the property is second to none with no expense spared in any area. The doors, skirting boards and architraves are solid cherry wood, with quality flooring throughout and granite worktops in the kitchen which finish off the quality feel of the property. There are south facing solar panels reducing heating costs and under floor heating throughout the ground floor and radiators on the first floor. The property benefits from a full air exchange and recirculation system and also hard wired smoke alarms and security lighting throughout. The accommodation comprises of inner hall, living room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, ground floor bedroom with en suite and separate bathroom. To the first floor there is a fabulous galleried landing, master bedroom with walk in wardrobe and en suite. There are 5 further double and single bedrooms (one with en suite) a family bathroom and a separate shower room. With a stone fronted faηade this beautifully presented property benefits from a detached garage of circa 750 sq. feet, steel profile shed, green house and fabulous gardens which provide total privacy. The property is approached by a gated driveway with chipped area leading to the side and rear and ample parking for in excess of five cars. The gardens are fully enclosed primarily laid to lawn, private and secure and there is an abundance of mature trees and shrubs dispersed around the property.

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

UPVC door leading to inner hall.

INNER HALL: (S) 5.72 m x 3.86 m (18’9 x 12’7) with attractive multi coloured natural African slate flooring throughout, inset ceiling lights, picture and dado rail, coving, raised balcony area providing light from upper floor. Doors leading to dining room, living room, kitchen, cloak room and ground floor bedroom.

KITCHEN: (N) 5.14 m x 3.84 m (16’10 x 12’7) with marble flooring throughout, a beautifully fitted range of solid oak wall mounted and base units with granite work surface and breakfast bar, double stainless steel sink drainer with hot and cold mixed tap over and reverse osmosis water filtration system for drinking water. Space for large electric double oven and gas hob with brushed steel Kenwood extractor above, space for dishwasher, space for large fridge freezer and integrated microwave, door leading to inner pantry which has no underfloor heating and is vented to the outside. Additional doors leading to utility room and double glazed obscured door leading to outside.

UTILITY ROOM: (N) 1.87 m x 1.65 m (6’1 x 5’5) with tiled flooring throughout, space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and main electric fuse box.

From utility room door leading to dining room.

DINING ROOM: (N, W) 5.55 m x 5.24 m (18’2 x 17’2) (maximum) with a continuation of marble flooring through from kitchen, this bright double aspect room has large double glazed sliding doors leading out onto a west facing patio area, double glazed doors leading to rear, feature fireplace with mahogany mantle and surround and polished granite hearth. Central ceiling light fan, inset ceiling lights, coving, door leading to hot press and study.

STUDY: (W) 3.27 m x 2.00 m (10’9 x 6’6) with a continuation of tiled flooring from the dining area, a range of desks and wall mounted shelving, television point, telephone point and current internet hub.

HOT PRESS: has laundry shoot from first floor, large factory lagged tank, ample shelving and tiled flooring throughout.

LIVING ROOM: (E, S, W) 6.68 m x 5.93 m (21’11 x 19’5) with polished marble flooring throughout, this lower level living room has 9 foot 3 ceilings giving a great feeling of space. With large bay to front this triple aspect room is bright and inviting with fabulous views over the front and side garden. Solid fuel wrought iron Stanley stove set on a slate bed with brick surround and oak mantle with back boiler capabilities providing hot water for radiators and general usage. Television point, telephone point, coving, cornicing.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM: (E, S) 4.47 m x 3.62 m (14’8 x 11’10) with tiled flooring throughout, large bay window to front, coving and door leading to:
ENSUITE: 2.22 m x 1.33 m (7’3 x 4’4) fully tiled floor with marble, walls tiled to ceiling, heated towel rail, low level WC, wash hand basin, large walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure, wall mounted shower, air exchange system, illuminated mirrored medicine cabinet.

WC: (S) with continuation of sealed slate flooring from inner hall, fully tiled walls, air exchange, wash hand basin, low level WC.

From hallway carpeted stairs rising to first floor landing.

LANDING: (S, N) 7.81 m x 3.41 m (25’7 x 11’2) with solid wood oak flooring throughout, banister around central light well, two large velux windows allowing maximum light penetration. Doors leading to 6 bedrooms, cloakroom and family bathroom.

MASTER BEDROOM: (E, S, W) 5.92 m x 4.37 m (19’5 x 14’4) with wood effect flooring throughout, this triple aspect bright room has under eaves storage, television point, telephone point and access to:

WALK IN WARDROBE: fully shelved with additional hanging area. Door leading to:

ENSUITE: (W) with Jacuzzi bath and chrome shower attachment, marble flooring throughout and underfloor heating, low level WC, marble effect sink, wall mounted mirror, fully tiled with additional inner shelving, potential for heated towel rail, inset ceiling lights, coving.

BEDROOM 2: (W) 4.83 m x 3.38 m (15’10 x 11’1) with solid wood flooring throughout, views over side garden and door leading to:
ENSUITE: (N) with tiled flooring throughout, tiled walls, low level WC, wash hand basin, walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower, velux window to the rear, from bedroom access to small walk in wardrobe with shelving and hanging space.

CLOAKROOM: tiled flooring, fully tiled walls, walk in shower cubicle with Mira Elite ST wall mounted shower, wash hand basin and sink.

BEDROOM 3: (E, S) 3.81 m x 3.57 m (12’6 x 11’8) with solid wood flooring throughout, views over front and side garden, large range of sliderrobe built in wardrobes with shelving and hanging space.

BEDROOM 4: (N, E) 3.77 m x 2.63 m (12’4 x 8’7) with solid wood flooring throughout, coving.

BEDROOM 5: (N) 4.24 m x 2.64 m (13’10 x 8’7) with solid wood flooring throughout, views over rear garden, coving.

BEDROOM 6: (N) 4.19 m x 3.79 m (13’8 x 12’5) maximum (being L shaped in design), with solid wood flooring throughout.

BATHROOM: (N) with marble flooring and underfloor heating, fully tiled walls, large walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower, extraction, low level WC, wash hand basin set on attractive pedestal, heated towel rail, illuminated wall mounted mirror, electrically controlled velux window with rain sensor (automatically shuts if rain is detected) to the rear.

BOILER ROOM: housing solar tank which is part of a 300 litre solar heating storage system, beam extraction/hoover system, Firebird C35 oil fired boiler.

GARAGE: (E, S) 6.60 m x 3.00 m (19’8 x 9’9) with concrete based double glazed windows to the side, manual up and over roller door, power and lighting.

GARAGE ROOM: (S, W) (front left) 5.23 m x 2.81 m (17’1 x 9’2) with solid wood flooring, double glazed window to side and front.

Stairs rising to first floor.

1ST FLOOR: combined measurements 7.95 m x 5.13 m (26’1 x 16’9) with solid wood flooring throughout, currently configured into 4 separate rooms, one being set up as a bathroom.

GARAGE REAR: door leading to WC.

W.C: has low level WC and wash hand basin.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached through a gated entrance (with potential for electric gates) with a chipped driveway leading upto the front, side and rear of the property. There is external security lighting and ample parking to the side and rear of the property. To the west there is a large terraced area which is accessed from the dining room and overlooking a lovely water feature. The rear gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with a large selection of mature trees including silver birch, larch, sycamore, oak, and elm. There are large maintained flowerbeds providing a beautiful array of colour most of the year. To the rear of the garden there is a green house, a range of fruit bushes and vegetable plot. The gardens are fully enclosed being both pet and child secure and a true delight. To the rear of the garden there is an additional steel profile shed and additional hardstanding area.

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The Property
Inner Hall
Dining Room
Dining Room
Living Room
Living Room
Ground Floor Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom Ensuite
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Side Garden
View from Road
Rear Elevation
Side Elevation
Water Feature

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