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Corrib Lodge, Inishmicatreer, Co. Galway.
Ref: R0343

Offers on €550,000

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Set within 10 metres of Lough Corrib, this extended and refurbished detached property occupies over 1/3 acre of gardens and is in immaculate condition throughout. Corrib Lodge dates back to pre famine times and upon entering the property it is extremely noticeable that many hours of care and attention to detail have been spent renovating the property and this is finished with an extremely high level of fixtures and fittings. The property retains many old charming features but with the benefit of the modern day luxuries one would expect in a home of this quality. The well proportioned accommodation consists of sitting room, mezzanine / Study area, 3 ground floor bedrooms, bathroom, spacious kitchen / living room, utility room and cloak room. To the first floor are two further rooms, one of them having en suite shower room. Outside the property is enclosed by traditional stone walls with access to the lake shore. The gardens are predominately laid to lawn, with patio areas and flower beds housing a range of shrubs and bushes all year long. To the side of the property there is a private boat house with power and lighting.

Inishmicatreer or Inis -Mic-a-Trir is the site of an early monastery; the ruins of the old church known as the abbey still exist but are very hard to date as very little remains. The island itself is located in County Galway and is accessible via a causeway from County Mayo. The area is renowned for its fishing throughout the season and a haven for wildlife on the water around the island. The property is just 9 miles from Headford, which derives its name from Áth Cinn, "the head of the ford", and is a fast developing and improving town with a good selection of churches, shops, supermarkets, pubs, and other facilities. The property is approximately 10 minutes from the main Galway to Ballinrobe road (R334) giving easy access to 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.

Some parts of the property dates back to pre famine times and the present owners have extended and refurbished the property creating approximately 2,300 sq. ft of accommodation that is pleasing to the eye and fully equipped with modern day technology. The original part of the property is constructed of thick stone walls under a newly thatched roof and this is complimented with a two storey extension, similar in design constructed in block with an external render under a slate roof. The property benefits from large south facing windows overlooking Lough Corrib with integrated fly screens, allowing maximum light into the property. The property is heated by oil fired central heating with some areas incorporating under floor heating, has mains electricity and a private water purification system integrated into the property. The property and boathouse have a radon barrier in place and a 3 feet concrete walk way round the entire property. The property and boat house are fully alarmed with movement sensors and security lighting around the property. All shower rooms and bathrooms benefit from a pressurised water system and are serviced by a quick recovery water cylinder. The property is being sold with all floor coverings, window dressings and light fittings and the rest of the contents of the property are available by separate negotiation.

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

Wooden stable door with obscured double glazed pane inset leading into

SITTING ROOM: (E) 15'2" x 13'6" (4.64m x 4.11m) Barrel vaulted ceiling with recessed ceiling lights, hard wired smoke and heat alarm, original stone fireplace with slate hearth and provision made for a gas stove, terracotta tiled flooring, radiator, alarm control panel, television point, access to under stairs storage cupboard, doors leading to two bedrooms, central corridor and stairs rising to:

MEZZANINE / STUDY AREA: (S) With views to the front over the lake, solid maple flooring, 2 radiators, television point, telephone point, chrome multi angle spot lights

BEDROOM: (E & W) 12'10" x 9'8" (3.91m x 2.94m) double aspect room with limed pine ceiling, access to roof space via hatch, solid maple flooring and radiators.

BEDROOM: (E & S) 13'8" x 10'4" (4.17m x 3.16m) Double aspect room with views over lake, limed pine ceiling, radiator and solid maple flooring.

CENTRAL CORRIDOR: Solid maple flooring, recessed lighting, telephone point, access to hot press housing large quick recovery water cylinder, under oak stairs rising to first floor, doors leading to bedroom, bathroom and double glass pane inset doors into the kitchen / living room.

BEDROOM: (S) 14'9" x 11'6" (4.50m x 3.51m) With floor to ceiling double glazed French doors and windows to the front providing beautiful un interrupted views over the lake, solid maple flooring, television point and radiator.

BATHROOM: (N) 11'4" x 10'10" (3.46m x 3.22m) Inset ceiling lights, obscured window to rear, tiled flooring with under floor programmable heating, wash hand basin with tiled splash back, low level WC, large walk in shower cubicle with wall mounted "Hansgrohe" shower with drench head system fitted. Corner bath with panelled surround and concealed shower attachment.

KITCHEN / LIVING ROOM: (S & W) 30'10" x 16'5" (9.39m x 5.00m) A beautiful double aspect room filled with natural daylight, providing excellent views through large double glazed windows and doors of the lake. The living room area has solid maple flooring, television points, wall mounted inset "Nestor Martin" fireplace with tiled hearth, radiators and double height ceiling. The kitchen area has terracotta tiled flooring throughout, solid maple fitted kitchen with wall mounted and base units with ample roll edge work surface and mosaic tiled splash back. Fully fitted kitchen with integrated "whirlpool" fridge freezer, "zanussi" electric oven and 4 ring hob with stainless steel extraction hob above and a "zanussi" dishwasher. There is a 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink drainer with hot and cold mixer tap over and a separate spill pipe for drinking water via the filtration system. A centre island with breakfast bar provides more storage and work space, The whole kitchen benefits from ample lighting via 2 sets of spot lights and additional lights over the work top area. Television point, telephone point and video door phone with electronic front door control release. French doors leading out onto the patio area and door leading to:

UTILITY ROOM: (N & W13'2" x 7'9" (4.01m x 2.38m) Terracotta tiled flooring, a range of wall mounted and base units, with space and plumbing for a washing machine. Floor mounted oil fired "Firebird Super Q" boiler, alarm control panel, mains electric fuse board, two doors leading to outside, radiator and door leading to:

CLOAKROOM: (E) Tiled flooring, Low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled splash back and radiator.

From hallway stairs rising to first floor.

LANDING: (N) Inset ceiling lights, hard wired smoke and heat alarm, "Velux" window to rear, maple flooring, doors leading to two rooms.

ROOM 1: (S) 12'4" x 11'6" (3.78m x 3.51m) maximum, limited head height. Two velux windows with integrated black out blinds and stunning views over Lough Corrib, recessed ceiling lights, solid maple flooring, television and telephone points, alarm control button, built in wardrobe and door leading to: `

EN SUITE SHOWERROOM: (N) Tiled flooring with under floor programmable heating, low level WC, wash hand basin, large walk in shower cubicle with wall mounted "Hansgrohe" shower with drench head system fitted, radiator and inset ceiling lights.

ROOM 2: (N,E & W) 23'5" x 9'10" (7.13 m x 3.02m) maximum, limited head height, 2 velux windows with integrated black out blinds, solid maple flooring, recessed ceiling lights, radiators, solid maple flooring and access to gable storage area.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached by a chipped driveway leading from double wooden gates and culminating in a turning area to the side of the property. The gardens are predominately laid to lawn with assorted flower beds housing a range of shrubs and bushes providing colour all year round. To the western side of the property there is a large patio area with external power points and lighting. To the front there is a mooring for a boat, literally a stones throw from the boat house and the property.

BOATHOUSE: 34'3" x 10'5" (10.45m x 3.18m) A substantial boat house with concrete flooring, power and lighting, PVC corrugated roof with Perspex panels integrated, two double glazed windows to the side, strip lights and ample power points and to the rear of the boat house the water purification system is situated.

SERVICES: Mains electricity and water. Septic Tank drainage.

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Snug/Entrance Hall
Kitchen/Dining Area
Living Room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Room 1
Room 2
Side Elevation
Rear/Side Elevation
Cottage & Outbuilding
House from Pier
View from
front Garden
View from Room 1

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