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Knockaunranny, Moycullen, Co. Galway
Ref: R0467


The property benefits from substantial investment from the current owner, in respect to renewable energies, external and internal insulation, triple glazed windows throughout, passive external doors, external rain water harvesting system, ventilation heat recovery system and solar panels. The property is 90% completed but allows the future purchasers the choice to add their own personal taste to this wonderful home.

The property is set just over 2 miles from Moycullen village and 10 miles from Oughterard. It is just 12 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 1.5 hours from the property. Galway Airport is just 30 minutes away with connections to Dublin, Waterford, Luton, Manchester, Edinburgh, and L’Orient.

Moycullen is a welcoming, progressive community with the village offering a comprehensive range of facilities, with schooling, sports facilities, restaurants, supermarkets, crèches and a range of boutique and local shops.

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 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 whole area offers excellent walking and cycling trips. On the doorstep of this property is a stunning walkway through the bog and up into the hills overlooking the property. Across the main N59 is the Doon forest which also offers several walkways. These allow access to Lough Parkyflaherty, and out around Ross Lake.

The property is 12 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 1.5 hours from the property.

THE HOUSE: Constructed in circa 2009, this ‘A rated’ energy rated home, unusually is of block construction with a hollow core floor for the first floor. With all of the properties windows and doors constructed by the world renowned company “Internorm” in Austria and costing in excess of €40,000 the quality is apparent as soon as you arrive at this lovely home. The windows and doors are triple glazed with aluminum external finish and wood framed internally. The external walls are cavity filled with 100 millimeter of pumped insulation and a further 150 mm of external insulation with a tinted acrylic render that requires no painting. The ground floor construction is concrete slab with 135 millimeter kingspan insulation then plyboard sheeted and sealed for air tightness. The roof construction is finished with a slate finish and plastered interior. Sandwiched between these surfaces is over 330mm of insulation, designed to reduce heat loss substantially. The property benefits from solar water heating and a heat recovery & ventilation system which replaces all the air in the house every two hours. The accommodation extends to over 235 square meters and consists of inner hall, open plan kitchen / living room and dining room, utility room, cloak room, sitting room, master bedroom with walk in wardrobe and en suite, study / bedroom 5 and shower room. To the first floor there are 3 further bedrooms (2 large double) and separate shower room. The property has a 5 amp lighting ring throughout and also is hard wired for fire alarms. Externally the property has a 10,000 litre submerged rainwater harvesting system with full piping to the house although this is not presently connected. The home benefits from PVC facia and soffits and drain pipes, external lighting and an external Firebird C26 heat pack oil fired boiler.

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

Front door leading to entrance hall.

ENTRANCE HALL: (E, S, W) 6.70 m x 6.49 m (21’11 x 21’3) is L shaped in design, with open plan solid balustrade stairs rising to first floor. Doors leading to living room, shower room, study, sitting room and master bedroom. With an additional velux window to the front providing maximum light penetration, wall mounted radiators and hard wired smoke alarm.

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / LIVING ROOM: (S, W, N) 8.41 m x 5.97 m (21’7 x 19’7) A bright triple aspect open plan room with facility for a solid fuel stove with back boiler capabilities, television point, telephone points and coving. The kitchen area comprises a matching range of wall mounted and base units with hard wood roll edge work top, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink drainer, inset four ring gas hob with brushed steel extractor fan above, integrated Indesit double oven, dishwasher and space for large fridge freezer. From the living room large archway leading through to dining area.

DINING AREA: (S, W, N) 3.59 m x 4.00 m (11’9 x 13’1), a beautiful bright triple aspect room, with coving and triple glazed doors leading onto side garden.

From kitchen area door leading to utility area.

UTILITY AREA: (W, N, E) 3.50 m x 3.61 m (11’5 x 11’10), with access to loft via hatch, large water cylinder and solar controls, space and plumbing for washing machine, external door leading to outside, telephone point, zoned heating system control panel and door leading to cloak room.

CLOAK ROOM: (N) with tiled flooring throughout, coving, low level WC, wash hand basin and wall mounted radiator.

From hallway door leading to;

SHOWER ROOM: (N) 2.97 m x 1.88 m (9’9 x 6’2) with fully tiled floor throughout and part tiled walls with mains water pressure wall mounted shower, heated towel rail, low level WC, wash hand basin and shaver light.

SITTING ROOM: (S) 4.66 m x 3.88 m (15’3 x 12’9) with stunning views to the front. The sitting room has the facility for a solid fuel stove with concrete base and piped flue which is visible and coving.

STUDY/BEDROOM 5: (N) 3.08 m x 2.97 m (10’1 x 9’8) coving, television and telephone points.

BEDROOM 1: (S, E) 5.31 m x 3.77 m (17’4 x 12’4) with fireplace (purely for decorative purposes), telephone point, television points, double aspect with rural views and archway leading into:
DRESSING ROOM: (N) 2.97 m x 2.27 m (9’9 x 7’5), a range of full height built in shelves and clothes rails and door leading to:
ENSUITE: (N, E) 3.78 m x 2.18 m (12’4 x 7’2), with fully tiled walls and attractive full height, full width glass enclosed shower cubicle with coving, heated towel rail, integrated wash hand basin into a pedestal base, large wall mounted mirror and shaver light.

From hallway wooden stairs rising to first floor.

LANDING: (N) 3.36 m x 6.69 m (11’ x 21’11) (with velux) with doors leading to 3 bedrooms and further shower room.

BEDROOM 2: (S) 6.82 m x 4.57 m (22’4 x 15’) telephone point, television point, stainless steel flue from living room stove and areas to create eaves storage.

BEDROOM 3: (S) 4.36 m x 5.94 m (14’3 x 19’6) with television point, telephone point, zoned heating control panel and areas to create eaves storage.

SHOWER ROOM: (S) with velux to the rear, fitted shower tray.

BEDROOM 4: (S) 3.88 m x 2.74 m (12’8 x 8’11) with velux window to the front and access to loft via proposed hatch.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached by a chipped driveway leading from a shared private road culminating in a parking area to the front with additional parking to the side and rear. To the front southern western corner there is an attractive lawned area enclosed by traditional stone walls and a renovated stone shed.

The shed is of stone construction with a newly constructed roof and measures 6.43 m x 2.78 m (21’1 x 9’1) with two new doors and new corrugated roof. ESB cabling has been brought into the shed and waste pipes also located nearby. To the rear of the property there again is ample parking and a large lawned area with waste water treatment plant and rain water harvesting system. The rear garden is laid to lawn with a raised heather bed, the boundaries are of large bolder style construction and there are 7 apple trees planted to the rear. The property additionally benefits from a private spring which is situated at the rear of the property.

SERVICES: Mains water, septic tank drainage, mains electricity, internet access.


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The Property
Entrance Hall
Inner Hall
Dining Room
Living Room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Study/Bedroom 5
Bedroom 1 Wardrobe
West Elevation
Rear Garden
Planted Borders

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