Gorterhalla, Moycullen, Co. Galway.
Offers on 395,000
A BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED SPACIOUS 4/ 5 BEDROOM FAMILY HOME PROVIDING OVER 3,000 SQUARE FEET OF ACCOMMODATION, SET IN A MATURE SITE EXTENDING TO CIRCA 1 ACRE OF MAINTAINED GARDENS NESTLED WITHIN MATURE TREES WITH THE SECURITY OF A GATED AND WALLED ENTRANCE.
Situated on a quiet bye road off the Church road from Moycullen, this spacious detached family home provides spacious accommodation all located on the ground floor with the exception of master bedroom. The accommodation has a natural flow to it and benefits from views over the maintained gardens from almost every room. The gardens are walled and gated making them totally private and secure, mostly south facing and fully maintained and designed to require the least amount of maintenance possible. Internal Viewing is essential to fully appreciate
Situated close to Moycullen and ideally located for commuting into Galway City, 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 2.5 miles from Moycullen and 10 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 4 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 Lough Corrib.
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 property was originally constructed circa 1980 of block construction with a part rendered and pebbledash exterior under a concrete tile roof. The property is centrally situated on a circa 1 acre site with a gated entrance and driveway leading to the front and side of the property. The accommodation which is deceptively spacious comprises of outer porch, inner hallway, large sitting room, kitchen with separate living room, utility room, cloak room, reception, conservatory, three double bedrooms (one being en suite) single bedroom and family bathroom. To the first floor there is a master bedroom extending to almost 40 square meters and en suite.
Outside, the property is approached through a gated entrance with high stone walls providing total privacy and security. With a beautiful patio area to the south and west off the conservatory and reception room, this suntrap benefits from a covered gazebo of wood construction and open on two sides. This has power and lighting as does most of the garden, providing strategically positioned lighting which surrounds the property. To the North of the main house, there is a detached double garage, fire wood store and poly tunnel. The gardens are laid to lawn with large areas, being designed to create low maintenance colorful areas with a beautiful array of colour from mature shrubs and bushes. The outer perimeter of the property has a lovely selection of mature trees providing a natural screen throughout most of the year. The property is being sold with curtains and carpets (where applicable) and other contents will be available by separate negotiation.
A summary of the accommodation with room aspects and approximate room measurements is as follows:
Wooden single glazed door leading into
LARGE PORCH: (N,E, W) 133 x 95 (4.06m x 2.89) With attractive sealed slate flooring throughout pitched pine ceiling and views to 3 sides. Door leading into: (N,E, W) 133 x 95 (4.06m x 2.89) With attractive sealed slate flooring throughout pitched pine ceiling and views to 3 sides. Door leading into:
INNER HALL: Being L shaped in design, with solid wood flooring throughout, part panelled walls and ceiling, inset ceiling lights, doors leading to sitting room, kitchen, study / bedroom 5, further bedroom and stairs rising to first floor.
KITCHEN: (E) 223 x 166 (6.80m x 5.05m) with attractive terracotta tiling throughout this spacious kitchen overlooks the rear garden and reception room / conservatory. An oil fired range which provides hot water and heating, built in double oven and also 4 ring gas hob provides the cooking combinations and there is a large amount of built in storage both floor and wall mounted. There is a double edge stainless steel drainer set within a roll edge work surface with tiled splash back and also a built in dishwasher. Door leading to utility room, rear reception room and archway leading to snug.
UTILITY ROOM: (N, S) 125 x 810 (3.79m x 2.71m) with continuation of tiled flooring throughout, large fridge and freezer, Belfast sink and washing machine. Door leading to outside and WC.
WC: (E) low level WC and wash hand basin.
SNUG: (E) 166 x 119 (5.04m x 3.81m) with Solid wood flooring throughout, elevated solid fuel stove on stone hearth, television and telephone point.
RECEPTION ROOM: (S) 1610 x 156 (5.15m x 4.74m) Beautiful light room with full width windows providing panoramic views of the garden. Double doors leading into sitting room and door leading into conservatory.
CONSERVATORY: (S, W) 176 x 159 (5.35m x 4.82m) fabulous light double aspect room overlooking rear patio area and rear garden, double velux (E, W) panelled ceiling with inset ceiling lights.
STUDY: (N) 911 x 8 (3.02m x 2.44m) with solid wood flooring throughout and range of wall mounted shelving, views to front.
BEDROOM 4 (N) 165 x 148 (5.00m x 4.47m) with solid wood flooring, spacious bedroom with a range of built in wardrobes and door leading to:
EN SUITE: (E) With tiled flooring and walls, walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower, low level WC and wash hand basin.
SITTING ROOM: 252 x 226 (7.64m x 6.88) A grand entertainment room located in the heart of the house, with views to the rear over the rear garden. Continuation of the solid wood flooring throughout, part panelled walls, inset ceiling lights, feature fireplace with Liscannor slate hearth and fire surround (the owners will be removing this surround and will negotiate with purchasers on what they would like in replacement).
INNER CORRIDOR: Solid wood flooring, smoke alarm, doors leading to 2 bedrooms and family bathroom.
BEDROOM 2: 169 x 164 (5.11m x 5.0m) maximum, range of built in wardrobes incorporating dressing table and large window to rear.
BEDROOM 3: (N) 169 x 1510 (5.11m x 4.85m) Lovely spacious bedroom with solid wood flooring, range of built in wardrobes incorporating dressing table and large window to front.
BATHROOM: (W) 11 x 711 (3.6m x 2.42m) Fully tiled floor to ceiling, bath with panelled surround, low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit below, large mirrored cabinet, walk in shower cubicle with Mira Elite ST wall mounted shower, heated towel rail and extractor fan.
From inner hall, carpeted stairwell leading up to master bedroom.
MASTER BEDROOM: (N, S) 325 x 1211 (9.9m x 3.96m) large double aspect carpeted bedroom with views front and rear. Ample storage in eaves, wooden sauna and door leading to:
EN SUITE: (E) fully tiled walls and floor with walk in shower cubicle with Mira Elite ST wall mounted shower. Low level WC and wash hand basin.
OUTSIDE: The property is approached by a gated entrance (although not electrically controlled, there is power supplied to the gates for future installation) with a high wall providing frontage to the road. The driveway leads to the front and side of the house and down to a detached double garage which is over 9 meters in width and 5 meters in depth. The property is of stone construction with a corrugated roof. The gardens which encapsulate the house on the East, South and West of the house are almost totally private with an abundance of mature trees which is a haven for wildlife. There are large lawned areas, with raised beds interspersed and a beautifully designed patioed terrace of the conservatory. To the South West there is a substantial gazebo with power and lighting providing the perfect entertaining area for all weathers. There is lighting around the property, which creates a lovely sense of security and peace of mind in the darker evenings. To the East there is a smaller timber store and also poly tunnel for the green fingered buyer.
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