Garafin, Rosmuc, Connemara, Co. Galway.
A charming 3 bedroom detached cottage on a circa 1 acre site of gardens with mature trees and a stream running nearby. The property has excellent views over Camus and Kilkieran Bay and the breathtaking mountains beyond.
Situated in the heart of Rosmuc, this charming 3 bedroom detached cottage is in good condition throughout has a lovely warm and inviting feel to the property. The grounds of this property almost encompass the house, providing privacy and shelter, and the large range of mature trees and other foliage, along with a stream flowing through, creating a true wildlife haven. A truly magical location with great potential to extend, if required.
Rosmuc is a picturesque coastal region in the heart of the Connemara Gaeltacht, rich in local history and with many amenities which includes shops, pubs, post office, schools, church, medical centre, and community centre.
The property is set on one of the loveliest and most unspoilt coastlines in the West of Ireland. The property is ideally placed and suited for walking, sailing, fishing and other water sports, with the beautiful beach of Ardmore Strand being within 15 minutes drive.
The property is 37 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 and Knock Airports are some 21/2 hours equidistant from the property.
Golf is available at the Connemara Isles Golf Club near Lettermore, the Connemara Golf Club at Ballyconneely, whilst there are five other courses within an hour's drive of the property.
The property is built of concrete block construction under a tiled roof with a single storey extension to the rear. Internally the property has been decorated neutrally internally and externally and has oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout. Additionally we have been informed that the present owners have had the wall cavities pumped with insulation and there has been insulation added to the roof void. The property is being sold with all floor dressings as stated, the window dressings, fitted kitchen appliances and other items are available by separate negotiation.
A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate measurements is as follows:
Solid wooden door with glazed pane inset leading to:
Entrance Hall: (NE) tiled flooring, radiator, doors leading to kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and lounge
Kitchen: (NE & NW) 16'7" x 10'1" (5.06m x 3.08m) A large double aspect room with impressive views over the side garden, leading onto the Roskeeda peninsular with Cnoc Mordain in the distance. The focal point of this room is a lovely solid fuel range which has been installed by the present owners within the last two years. There is lino flooring throughout, radiator, television and telephone points. The kitchen comprises of a fitted unit with inset stainless steel sink drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine, fridge and electric cooker. There are additional recessed presses and a door leading to Bedroom 3.
Lounge: (SW & SE) 16' x 12' (4.90m x 3.66m) A bright and airy double aspect room with fabulous views over the garden, countryside and Kilkieran Bay. With lino flooring, television point, radiator and obscured pane double glazed door leading to the side of the property.
Bedroom 1: (SE) 11'3 x 10'1" (3.44m x 3.08m) Double bedroom with concealed fireplace, carpeted, radiator and a built in wardrobe.
Bedroom 2: (SE) 11'3" x 9'1" (3.44m x 2.78m) Double bedroom with a built in wardrobe, television point, carpeting and radiator.
Bedroom 3: (SW) 9' x 8'10" (2.77m x 2.71m) A nice sized single bedroom or study area with laminate flooring and radiator.
Bathroom: (SW) Suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin, walk in shower cubicle with "Mira" wall mounted shower, radiator, access to hot press and wall mounted heater
Outside: the property is approached by side road from the Roskeeda peninsular road and leads to a parking area to the side of the property. The gardens primarily are situated to the rear and side of the property with a further lawned area to the front. To the side of the property there is a timber shed, which is currently used for gardening equipment and this will remain with the property. There are a large selection of mature trees around the property providing shelter and a perfect habitat for a variety of birds and wildlife. A majority of the garden has been retained in a natural state, but with a stream flowing through the middle provides future occupiers the opportunity to create a lovely garden with possible water features. To the end of the garden there is a traditional stone barn with road frontage measuring approximately 6m x 5m with a stable door and galvanised roof.
Services: The property has a septic tank within the boundary, group water scheme and mains electric.
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