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Rose Cottage, Portacarron, Oughterard, Co. Galway.
Ref: R0389

SOLD

Private luxury single storey residence with entrance hall, inner hall, triple aspect sitting room, stunning dining room/ kitchen, utility, cloakroom, four bedrooms (2 ensuites) and bathroom. Easy access to large terrace for entertaining. Beautifully landscaped gardens.

The property is set well back from the road, overlooking its own grounds and in a prime residential area close to the Golf Club and Lough Corrib, which is just 300 meters away, with public slip and extensive moorings.

Oughterard, which is just over a mile distant, is well known for its range of shops, pubs, banks and hotels which cater for the large numbers of visitors who come to take advantage of the walking, boating and other leisure activities for which this area is justly famous. Golf is on the doorstep of the property 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 has a most attractive local stone wall to the front and is approached through local stone pillars (with provision for electric lights and gates) leading to a pebble driveway enclosed within local stone walls and with herbaceous borders behind. The driveway leads to a large parking area with exterior lights and this extends around both sides of the house. Beyond the parking area are extensive formal rose gardens. To the north and east of the house is a large cut stone terrace with steps leading to a raised lawn with further roses, heathers and ornamental trees and shrubs.

The house, which extends to 2450 sq.ft., faces South and was constructed in 2003 by a renowned local craftsman builder of concrete block construction under a concrete tile roof. The property has been built to an extremely high specification with full good quality double glazing, solid oak floors, doors, architraves and skirting's, top quality fittings throughout, surround sound integrated music system with speakers in most rooms and full alarm system. The property lends itself to family life and entertaining, having a fantastic kitchen / dining room and a separate large sitting room with outdoor terrace areas adjoining. There is ample space to extend the property on all sides subject to the necessary consents.

The house is being sold with all the top quality curtains, blinds and light fittings included.

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

Entrance Hall: (N & S) 27'6 x 7'4, with glazed panels either side of the door, polished oak floor, radiators in quality cabinets. Recessed ceiling lights. Double doors to kitchen/dining room and sitting room.

Sitting Room: (N, E & S) 27'10 x 14'6 with a polished oak floor, fine white marble fireplace with matching surrounds, mantle and hearth. Double doors opening onto the outdoor terrace. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiators in quality cabinets.

Kitchen/Dining Room: (S & W) 27'6 x 19'5. A fantastic room with huge "WOW" factor and great layout and design. Polished travertine marble flooring, with matching tiling used in splash backs behind sink and cooker. Good quality kitchen units throughout, with large island unit with solid mahogany top, storage cupboards and doors below. Large recessed hearth with oil fired Aga inset, with large and small ovens and twin hobs. Recessed lighting above in decorative mouldings with matching cupboards and drawers below polished black marble counters and glazed display cabinets above.

One further wall taken entirely by fine combination of kitchen cabinets including full height larders, polished black marble counters with luxury stainless steel sink and a half, with storage cupboards and drawers below. Bosch dishwasher. Large Hotpoint refrigerator / freezer. Recessed ceiling lights. Door to:

Utility Room: (W) 13' x 8'4, with continuation of the polished travertine marble flooring, space for fridge / freezer, good range of kitchen units with laminated work surfaces, Belling 4 ring ceramic hob and stainless steel sink inset, wooden cupboards and drawers above and below. Super Q, Firebird 90/120 oil fired boiler and radiator. Door leading to outside.

Inner Hall: 25'6 x 4'8 with continuation of the polished oak flooring and access to the roof void. Double doors opening onto the terrace. Doors to the four bedrooms, bathroom, cloak room and the hot press.

Cloakroom: 8'4 x 7'9 with full height range of hanging closets, storage to the side and electronic controls.

Master Bedroom: (W) 17' x 12'8 with polished oak flooring, radiator, and recessed ceiling lights. Door to:
Ensuite Shower Room: fully tiled walls and floor with polished porcelain walls to midheight, luxury shower cubicle with Aqualisa power shower, heated towel rail, matching good quality wash basin and toilet.

Hot-Press: 9'7 x 6'8, fully fitted with slatted shelving and rails.

Bedroom 2: (E) 14'6 x 12'6, with polished oak flooring, radiator in cabinet and recessed ceiling lights. Doors opening onto the terrace and door to:
Ensuite Shower Room: fully tiled walls and floor with polished porcelain to midheight, corner shower cubicle with Aqualisa power shower, matching good quality toilet and wash basin with mirror light above.

Bathroom: (E) , fully tiled walls and floor with polished porcelain wall to midheight, quality roll top bath on ball and claw feet with central mixer and shower attachment. Luxury shower cubicle with Aqualisa power shower, heated towel rail, matching good quality wash basin and toilet.

Bedroom 3: (W) 14' x 12'6, with polished oak flooring, radiator, and recessed ceiling lights.

Bedroom 4: (W) 17' x 12'7, with polished oak flooring, radiator, and recessed ceiling lights.

OUTSIDE:The gardens are a fine feature of this property and provide an idyllic setting of privacy and beauty. A lawned area beside the driveway leads to extensive formal rose gardens with the parking area in front and to the sides of the house. To the north and east of the house is a large cut stone terrace with steps leading to a raised lawn with further roses, heathers and ornamental trees and shrubs. The grounds extend in all to 0.25 ha or 0.61 of an acre.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity with septic tank drainage inside the curtillage of the property.

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Front Elevation

Entrance Hall

Kitchen/Dining Room

Sitting Room

Sitting Room

Aga in Kitchen

Utility

Master Bedroom

Ensuite

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3

Bedroom 4

Bathroom

View to front

Rear Garden

Steps to raised garden

Name Plaquard

Roses in Bloom


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