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Knockrasser, Moycullen, Co. Galway.
Ref: R0574

Offers on €395,000


The property is set just over 4 miles from Moycullen village and 5 miles from Spiddal. 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. Moycullen is a welcoming, progressive community with the village offering a comprehensive range of facilities, with schooling, sports facilities, restaurants, supermarkets, crθches and a range of boutique and local shops.

Spiddal or An Spidιal is a charming village located 11 miles from Galway in the heart of Connemara overlooking Galway Bay. This unique village boasts a great sense of community life with a wide range of amenities at hand and it is easy to see why it is one of the most sought after locations in Galway. Being of great scenic beauty it is easy to see why so many people choose live in Spiddal to be close to the countryside and within an easy commute to Galway.

THE HOUSE: Constructed circa 2005 this fine detached family home has beautiful views in all directions with Lough Corrib and the Galway Bay being prominent. The wind turbines are also visible to the front and visible from the front facing rooms. The well-proportioned accommodation has a good flow and most rooms are bright and airy. The property is well presented throughout and offers a great opportunity for onward purchasers. The property is approached by a concrete gated driveway leading up to the front of the property with ample parking to the front, side and rear. The gardens around the house are formal and laid to grass while there are paddocks and other equestrian areas to the rear.

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

Wooden front door leading into inner hall.

INNER HALL: (E, S, W) being T shaped in design. With slate flooring by the front door and then solid wood flooring throughout the main hall, this bright entrance has inset ceiling lights, hard wired securing lighting, dado rail, smoke alarm and doors leading to two bedrooms, living room and kitchen/dining room.

LIVING ROOM: (S) 16’1 x 11’5 with solid wood flooring throughout, hard wired for surround sound speakers, open fire with metal surround and wooden mantle and polished granite hearth, television point, telephone point and fabulous views to the front.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM/SITTING ROOM: (N, E, S) 17’ x 29’ max, bright triple aspect room with fabulous views in all directions. Slate flooring throughout, a beautifully fitted matching range of wall mounted and base units with ample roll edge work surface, tiled splash back, space and plumbing for dishwasher, built in Electrolux electric oven with four ring gas hob above, extractor above, space for an American style fridge freezer, wooden exposed beams creating a visual divide between kitchen and living area, inset ceiling lights, smoke alarm. The kitchen area has double glazed doors leading out onto an east facing patio area, solid fuel stove on a raised granite hearth and surround with hard wood mantle, wired for surround sound, fabulous views to the east and south. Door from kitchen leading into utility area.

UTILITY AREA: (N) 12’4 x 10’ with continuation of slate flooring throughout, a matching range of wall mounted and base units with inset sink drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, door leading to bathroom and hot press.

HOT PRESS: 6’10 x 5’ with continuation of slate flooring throughout, large factory lagged tank and shelving.

BATHROOM: (N) 6’10 x 6’9 with tiled flooring throughout, bath with paneled surround with central taps and shower attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin, and wiring for shaver light.

BEDROOM 1: (S, W) 12’1 x 11’5 with solid wood flooring throughout, telephone point, television point and views to front.

BEDROOM 2: (N) 12’4 x 12’ with solid wood flooring throughout, telephone point, television point and door leading to:
ENSUITE: (N) 9’4 x 4’10 with tiled flooring and fully tiled walls, large walk in mains pressure wall mounted shower and shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC and mirror with a light.

From the hallway stairs rising to first floor, stairs are slated with wrought iron banister.

LANDING: (N) with solid wood flooring throughout, access to loft via hatch, hard wired lighting, smoke alarm, doors to three bedrooms and study and family bathroom.

MASTER BEDROOM: (E, S) 14’4 x 14’5 with solid wood flooring throughout, television point, telephone point, doors leading to ensuite and walk in wardrobe.
WALK IN WARDROBE: partially shelved with hangers and also additional space for storage in eaves.
ENSUITE: (E) 7’1 x 9’9 max, tiled walls, fully tiled floor, shower with a Mira Elite 2 wall mounted shower, WC, wash hand basin and additional alcove for storage, wired for shaver light.

BEDROOM 4: (S) 13’ x 14’4 with solid wood flooring throughout, television point and telephone point.

BEDROOM 5: (S, W) 14’4 x 12’ with solid wood flooring throughout, television point and telephone point, views to the front and side.

STUDY: (W) 7’7 x 9’6 with solid wood flooring throughout and telephone point.

BATHROOM: (S) 12’11 x 6’11 with black and white tiling throughout, bath with paneled surround, central shower and tap arrangement, low level WC, wash hand basin with wiring for shaver light, velux window to front, shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower.

OUTSIDE: the property is approached by a concrete driveway through a gated entrance leading to chipped parking area to the front, side and rear of the property, there is a concreted area to the east providing a beautiful platform to enjoy the stunning views this property beholds over Lough Corrib and Galway Bay. The gardens are primarily laid to lawn enclosed mostly by laurel hedging with a variety of shrubs and bushes interspersed. To the rear of the property there is a concreted area for hard standing and access to the rear yard which is rough chipping. There is an additional side access for vehicles leading up to both stables. There are two separate stable blocks of block construction with a sheeted roof, power and lighting with water as well.

BLOCK 1: 73’ x 22’ with concrete base and divided into six separate stables all benefitting from split stable doors.

BLOCK 2: 30’ X 30’ and is currently divided into 6 small pony stables and an additional garage/workshop. To the rear there is a further area of land which is being used for horse grazing/jumping with a gallop around the outer perimeter which is fenced.

To the front of these buildings there is a concrete walking arena (of which the walker is removed) and the further enclosed sand arena which measures circa 21 x 35 meters.

SERVICES: mains electricity, septic tank drainage, well water harvesting.

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The Property
Inner Hall
Living Room
Sitting Room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Front Elevation
Side Elevation
Sand Arena
Arena Side
Second Stable
View to Front
Panoramic View

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