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Muckinagh, Camus, Co. Galway
Ref: R0427

Offered at bids over 129,950


This property is for sale in partnership with THE CONNACHT PROPERTY AUCTION.

The property is set on a council road in an elevated position overlooking its own gardens and land with good mountain and coastal views in every direction. This delightfully situated property is both secluded and private, but not isolated, and is in a friendly scenic area within easy reach of the local school and church which are just two miles away and the major fishing and cruise liner port of Rossaveel which is 9 miles away.

Muckinagh is a tranquil village set back from the main roads with exceptional views. This delightful area caters well for the large numbers of visitors who come to take advantage of the fishing, walking, boating and other leisure activities for which this area is justly famous. Golf is available just 12 miles away at the Connemara Isles Golf Club at Annaghvane, Lettermore and at the recently upgraded 18 hole Oughterard golf course, set in natural parkland, while there are four other golf courses within an hour's drive.

The main property was built approximately 1940 with extensions to the front and rear in 1994. It is primarily of block construction with a rendered exterior under a concrete tile roof. The property has UPVC double glazing throughout and oil fired central heating with a solid fuel stove in the living room. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, living room, dining room, large kitchen/breakfast room, inner hall, downstairs bedroom and bathroom. To the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms, 2 single bedrooms and a further bathroom. Outside the property is approached by a gated driveway with attractive stone boundaries and culminating in a parking area to the front of the property. There are lands which equate to 3.05 Acres either side of the property in a triangular shape and providng access to the sea.

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

PORCH: (SE, SW) 4'11 x 8'4 (1.50 m x 2.56 m), with tiled flooring throughout, UPVC double glazed door and windows to side and front, wooden panelled ceiling and an inner door leading to:

LIVING ROOM: (SE, NW) 16'4 x 14'10 (4.99 m x 4.52 m), a warm cosy room with tiled flooring throughout, solid fuel stove with attractive stone surround and hearth and wooden mantle over. To the side there is a built in display cabinet with TV stand below. Doors leading to dining room, inner hall and bedroom.

DINING ROOM: (SE) 14'10 x 10'9 (4.52 m x 3.30 m), with coving and cornicing, this room is carpeted, has good views to the front, with attractive stone mantle.

INNER HALL: (SE) 11'1 x 9'8 (3.38 m x 2.95 m), with tiled flooring throughout, doors leading to bathroom, kitchen and stairs rising to first floor. Underneath the stairs there is a small storage area and there is a smoke alarm and the main electric fuse box.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (SE, SW) 19'7 x 14'3 (5.96 m x 4.35 m), with tiled flooring throughout and wooden panelled ceilings, this bright spacious room benefits from both sunrise and sunset light. The kitchen area comprises of a matching range of wall mounted and base units with tiled splash back and ample roll edge work surface. There is an additional breakfast bar area and plenty of space for a dining room table. There is space and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher, a space for either an electric or gas oven. The current owners have an additional fridge and separate freezer and there is a UPVC double glazed door leading to the side.

BATHROOM: (SW) fully tiled floor to ceiling with wood panelled ceiling, there is a large walk in shower cubicle with Mira Elite wall mounted shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and extractor fan. Obscured double glazed window to the side.

DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM 2: (SE) 13'4 x 10'1 (4.09 m x 3.08 m), with wood effect flooring, telephone point and views to the front.

From inner hall is a wooden carpeted stairs rising to first floor landing.

LANDING: (with velux windows facing NW, SE) 12'1 x 13'6 (3.68 m x 4.13 m), solid wood flooring throughout, doors leading to 4 bedrooms, bathroom and access to hot press. There is additional storage behind wood panelled doors.

HOTPRESS: shelved with a copper tank which is jacketed.

BEDROOM 1: (SE, NE) 12'5 x 15'11 (3.79 m x 4.86 m), maximum, (limited head height), a bright spacious room with built in wardrobes, dormer window to the front and additional storage to the side. There is a continuation of wood flooring throughout from the landing.

BEDROOM 3: (NW) 12'4 x 12'5 (3.77 m x 3.79 m), maximum, (limited head height), with wooden flooring throughout and access to additional storage in the eaves.

BEDROOM 4: (SE, SW) 14'8 x 11'8 (4.48 m x 3.56 m), with dormer window to the front and wooden floors throughout.

BEDROOM 5: (SE) 14'4 x 9'10 (4.38 m x 3.02 m), (limited head height), with dormer window to front and wooden flooring throughout.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached by a gated entrance with traditional stone walls surrounding the boundary. To the front there is a brick built parking area with lawned gardens to the front and interspersed with flower beds with a range of shrubs and bushes. To the rear there is a block built boiler house, additional patio area to the side and rear..

THE LAND: The lands attributed to the property have good road frontage which could provide further site potential subject to necessary planning constraints. Below the property there are lands running down to the sea and a stone built shed measuring approximately 6 meters x 8 meters with a corrugated roof and the ruins of a further small shed on the shores of the sea. On the shore itself there would be ample positioning for the launching of either a boat, curragh or kayak.

There are a further three parcels of land, offering good grazing potential and possible future site development. There is a 1/18 share of the Muckinagh commonage which totals 279 Acres and the share equates to 15.52 Acres of undivided commonage.

Auctioneer's Comments

This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is a buyer friendly method of auction. Once a buyer is happy to proceed with the property, they pay down a non-refundable reservation fee which secures the property for them. However the purchaser does not need to exchange immediately as in Traditional Auction. Instead the Modern Method allows the purchaser 28 days for exchange and a further 28 days to completion. With this extra time, the buyer can finalise mortgage arrangements and organise the move. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by Spencer Auctioneers in partnership with The Connacht Property Auction. Please see the auction section on our website or visit www.tcpa.ie

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Front Elevation
Dining Room
Living Room
Inner Hall
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Shower Room
Gated Entrance
Front Garden
House at the rear
House from the east
Shed from the east
Shed from the west
Side Elevation
Ruins on the shore
Land towards the sea
Land to the front
Land to the side
View from patio area
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