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Moyard, Connemara, Co. Galway
Ref: R0441


A well presented property with lovely rural views on all sides. The property was constructed in the 1980s and offers two residences in one. The main house has accommodation consisting of hall, living room, dining room, kitchen / breakfast room, 4 bedrooms (master en suite, bathroom and shower room. The annex has accommodation consisting of open plan living room / kitchen, hall, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom and utility room. Lawned gardens to the front, ample parking for several cars.

The property is close to the shore of Ballinakill Harbour, one of the largest and most beautiful natural harbours in the West of Ireland, with a food store/post office and petrol station just down the road. The property is only 2 miles from Letterfrack with its lively social scene and shops. The property is only six miles from Clifden, which is regarded as the Capital of Connemara, with banks and a large selection of shops, pubs, and other leisure facilities. Clifden is noted for its many fine seafood restaurants, the famous Connemara Pony Show which takes place there each August, and the Clifden Arts Festival in September, all of which attract many Irish and foreign visitors. The area is well provided for a wide range of sporting and leisure facilities, with fishing, boating and water sports most popular using the many beaches and bays which comprise this convoluted coastline.

The property is 56 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 21/2 hours from the property.

Golf is available at the Connemara Golf Club whilst there are six other courses within an hour’s drive of the property.

THE PROPERTY: Constructed in the early 1980s (house and late 1980s (annex), of block construction under a tiled roof with a rendered exterior this appealing property currently offers 2 residences for the price of one with accommodation totaling 2000 sq.ft. The residence is split but could easily be rearranged as one. With separate oil fired central heating to both properties and separate electricity metering, these residences are perfectly set up for long term or short term rental or to be used as one large residence.


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

ENTRANCE HALL: (SW) combination or tiled and wood effect flooring throughout, sky light, range of built in cupboards, access to loft via hatch, doors leading to living room, dining room, 4 bedrooms, shower room, and bathroom.

LIVING ROOM: (SW & SE) 4.76m X 3.32m (15’7” X 10’11”) Bright double aspect room, open fire with back boiler, slate hearth and surround and wooden mantle, television point and door leading to dining room.

DINING ROOM: (SE) 4.33m x 3.53m (14’2” x 11’6”) wood effect flooring throughout, door leading to living room and arch leading to kitchen / breakfast room.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: (NW) 6.46m x 4.02m (21’2” x 13’2”) Split room, breakfast area has wood effect flooring, gas fire and Velux window. Kitchen consists of matching range of wall mounted and base units with tiles splash back. Inset double stainless steel sink drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher, tumble drier and large fridge freezer. Inset Creda electric oven with 4 ring electric hob and extractor above, tiled flooring throughout, door leading to annex (currently sealed up).

BEDROOM 1: (NE) 3.82m x 2.75m (12’6” x 9’) carpeted, range of built in wardrobes and door leading to
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle with electric power shower. Wash basin and toilet, and shaver light.

BEDROOM 2: (SW) 3.75m x 3.14m (12’3” x 10’3”) carpeted, range of built in wardrobes

BEDROOM 3: (SW) 3.35m x 3.14m (11’ x 10’3) Carpeted.

BEDROOM 4: (SW) 3.27m x 3.14m (10’8” x 10’3”) carpeted, range of built in wardrobes.

BATHROOM: (NE) fully tiled floors and walls, matching wash basin and toilet, bath with panelled surround, shaver light.

SHOWER ROOM: (NE) fully tiled, matching wash basin and toilet, large walk in shower cubicle, access to hot press.


LIVING ROOM / KITCHEN: (SE) 6.59m x 3.55m (21’7” x 11’7”) Accessed by a double glazed sliding door, wood effect flooring throughout, kitchen consists of matching range of wall mounted and base units with tiled splash back. Inset stainless steel sink drainer, inset electric oven with 4 ring electric hob and extractor above, space for large fridge freezer and access to hot press. Living room area, television point and door leading to inner hall.

INNER HALL: wood effect flooring throughout, access to oft via hatch, doors to 2 bedrooms, bathroom, utility area, storage cupboards and kitchen of main house (currently sealed up)

BEDROOM 1: (NW) 4.00m x 3.02m (13’12 x 9’10”) wood effect flooring, range of built in wardrobes.

BEDROOM 2: (SE) 3.00m x 2.5m (9’10 x 8’2”) carpeted

BATHROOM: Fully tiled floors and part tiled walls, matching wash basin and toilet, bath with panelled surround, electric shower above, shaver light.

UTILITY / WC: tiled flooring, low level WC, wash hand basin, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, door to rear.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached by a tarmac drive leading to the front of the property. There are lawned gardens either side with beds and borders. To the side and rear, the areas are chipped for low maintenance. The lands to the rear of the property are currently overgrown, but offer large lawned gardens if desired.

SERVICES: Main water and electricity, septic tank (replaced 5 years ago) within the site.


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The Property
Kitchen Area
Living Area
Inner Hall
Inner Hall
Inner Hall
Dining Room
Living Room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
Shower Room
Chalet Inner Hall
Chalet Kitchen/Dining
Chalet Living Room
Chalet Bathroom
Chalet Bedroom 1
Chalet Bedroom 2
Front Garden
View to the side

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