Oaklands, Glann Road, Oughterard, Co. Galway.
Offers on €395,000
SET IN AN ELEVATED POSITION WITH FABULOUS VIEWS OVER LOUGH CORRIB AND THE MOUNTAINS OF CONNEMARA IN THE DISTANCE, THIS ARCHITECTURALLY DESIGNED 3 BEDROOMED PROPERTY IS SITUATED WITHIN 0.77 ACRES OF BEAUTIFUL GARDENS AND A SEPARATE PRIVATE MOORING ON TO LOUGH CORRIB, THIS HOME OFFERS PEACE AND TRANQUILITY YET CLOSE TO MODERN CONVENIENCES.
This privately gated architecturally designed residence has unsurpassed views from almost every room. Constructed in approximately 1993 and maintained to a high standard throughout, the interior design of this luxury property provides spacious, well balanced accommodation comprising entrance and inner hall, lounge, dining area, conservatory, kitchen, utility, 3 bedrooms (master en suite and dressing room) bathrooms and lower garage which could provide additional accommodation. Set in cleverly designed low maintenance gardens with a wide range of colours all year round. There is a private gated mooring at the bottom of the drive giving unrivalled access onto probably the best trout fishing lake in Ireland.
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 hotel 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 property is 17 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 2 hours from the property.
THE HOUSE: Nestled on the side of the Glann Shore on the renowned Glann Road, which is one of the most prestigious addresses in Oughterard. Set in a sheltered position but elevated overlooking Lough Corrib, the property has truly commanding views over the lake and to the mountains of Connemara. Built around 1993, the property is of timber frame construction with a rendered exterior, under a concrete tiled roof and is situated on an elevated sloping site of approximately 0.77 acre. Internally the property is fully double glazed throughout and has gas fired central heating. The accommodation is spacious, has a great flow and feel, and provides possibilities to increase subject to necessary constraints. The gardens are a true gem with over 25 years work by the present owners, being low maintenance yet colourful and benefitting from many mature trees and shrubs. The property is being sold with all contents excluding pictures, wall hangings, contents of kitchen cupboards, ornaments, half moon table and oak desk.
A summary of the accommodation with room aspects and approximate room measurements is as follows:
ENTRANCE: (E) Upvc double glazed obscured door leading into:
INNER HALL: (E) this spacious hall is L shaped in design, attractive inset mirrored panel, fully carpeted and with doors leading to living room, kitchen, three bedrooms and separate bathroom. Stairs going down to integral garage on lower floor.
DINING AREA / KITCHEN: (S & W) 9.87m x 3.32m (32’4” x 10’10”) a lovely open plan area with a combination of carpeting and tile effect flooring throughout. The dining area has ample space for a large table and chairs and double glazed doors giving access to the conservatory. The kitchen area comprises of a matching range of wall mounted and base units with tiled splashback, ample tiled work surface, inset 1 ½ stainless steel sink drainer with hot and cold mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for dish washer and large fridge freezer, built in double oven and four ring gas hob. Door to inner hall, double glazed door leading to the rear garden and archway leading to:
UTILITY ROOM: 1.81m x 1.73m (5’11” x 5’8”) Continuation of tile effect flooring, part tiled walls, inset stainless steel sink drainer and space and plumbing for washing machine.
CONSERVATORY: 5.31m x 3.55m (17’5” x 11’7”) A beautiful addition with windows and doors giving access to the patio area providing views over rear garden and the local countryside.
MASTER BEDROOM: (E) 4.07m x 3.97m (13’4” x 13’) An impressive room with lovely views over the front garden and onto Lough Corrib. Carpeted and doors leading to large walk in wardrobe. Access to:
EN SUITE BATHROOM: (W) 3.28m x 1.16m (10’9” x 3’10”) with tiled flooring and walls throughout, large walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure shower, low level WC and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM 2: (E) 3.38m x 2.8m (11’1” x 9’2”) a double bedroom, carpeted and with views to the front.
BEDROOM 3: (E) 2.86m x 1.89m (9’4” x 6’2”) fully carpeted with views to the front.
FAMILY BATHROOM: (W) 3.35m x 2.4m (11’ x 7’10”) fully tiled floor and part tiled walls. Suite consisting of low level WC, wash hand basin, bath with panelled surround, hot and cold mixer tap with shower attachment and bidet. Access to large walk in hot press which is fully shelved and houses a lagged tank and gas fired boiler.
From inner hall, gated stairs leading down to lower level garage.
GARAGE: (E & S) 8.58m x 4.83m (28’1” x 15’10”) large garage capable of housing two large lake boats, with concrete floor, steel up and over door to front and separate side access. This space could made the perfect area for additional accommodation to enhance the main house or possibly provide an annex for occasional use. These changes would be subject to the necessary planning constraints of Galway County Council.
OUTSIDE: The property is approached by a private gated driveway with a cattle grid at the entrance. The driveway which has been recently upgraded on the lower level sweeps towards the garage and around to the upper level with a range of mature trees and bushes providing privacy and shelter. The gardens are dispersed with areas of lawn and there is a lovely south / west facing totally private patio to the rear of the conservatory. There are numerous flowerbeds that have been created around the property to provide colour all year long.
THE MOORING: At the end of the driveway and directly on the shore of Lough Corrib, there is a purpose built mooring with a gated entrance. This is of good depth and the ideal must have for any fisherman / boating enthusiast.
RIGHTS OF WAY: There is a redundant right of way at the very rear of the property registered on the folio. This has not been used for over a decade, but legally is still present. The neighbouring property (Derrymoyle Lodge GY32011F) has their septic tank at the southern edge of this site with a registered wayleave for maintenance.
As can be seen on the ground, neither of these burdens have any effect on this lovely house.
SERVICES: Mains electricity, Septic Tank Drainage and mains water.
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