The Old Parochial House, Rosscahill, Co. Galway.
A FINE PERIOD 2 STOREY PROPERTY WITH CONSIDERABLE CHARACTER AND ARCHITECTURAL MERIT WHICH HAS BEEN PARTIALLY RENOVATED AND NOW OFFERS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW PURCHASERS TO ADD THEIR OWN DESIGN AND FLARE TO CREATE A FABULOUS AND UNIQUE FAMILY HOME.
The property is almost equidistant between Moycullen and Oughterard and therefore enjoys the best of both worlds.
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 hotels 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. Moycullen offers a comprehensive range of facilities, with schooling, sports facilities, restaurants, supermarkets, crèches and a range of boutique and local shops all being well catered for. The property is 12 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 1.5 hours from the property.
A summary of the accommodation with room aspects and approximate room measurements is as follows:
THE HOUSE: The house is of stone construction with a rendered exterior, under a slate roof and has double glazed doors and windows throughout. Originally constructed circa 1896 this period property being steeped in history and retaining many of its original features including, doors, architraves, window shuttering’s and now comes to the market with only the internal specifications requiring completion. This allows the purchaser the ability to directly influence the final finish. With circa meter thick cut stone walls mostly throughout the property, high ceilings and spacious reception rooms this lovely family home has been cleverly brought into the 21st century with the benefits of underfloor heating and double glazing yet retaining most of the original features of the house. Being south facing the house has sun pretty much all day long through the reception rooms. The property is set on mature gardens of 0.3 acres, is comfortably set off the road but yet is on an excellent commuter road to Galway city. The current owners have lovingly restored and improved the external aspects of the house with the addition a new treatment plant, manicured gardens, external lighting, electric gates and a detached garage. Internal upgrades include under floor heating throughout the ground floor, re plumbed and rewired throughout, replaced the roof, windows and doors and added a conservatory to the rear. The BER which has been assessed indicates that the building will have a C1 rating on completion.
Double glazed front door leading into inner hall.
INNER HALL: (S) 2.20 m x 7.39 m (7’3 x 24’3) with doorway leading into dining room and doorway leading into kitchen/living room with study area and stairs rising to first floor.
KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM: () 7.22 m x 3.62 m (23’3 x 11’11) with facility for solid fuel stove, planning for large range, planning for fitted kitchen, this room is studded and wired providing ample sockets. Doorway leading into rear conservatory.
REAR CONSERVATORY: (W, N) 4.08 m x 2.66 m (13’4 x 8’8), full height glazed walls and door giving access to rear patio area and gardens.
DINING ROOM: (S, E) 7.19 m x 3.71 (23’8 x 12’2), with facility and plumbing for solid fuel range with back boiler capabilities, marble fireplace, cabling for satellite and TV and archway leading through to utility area.
UTILITY AREA: (N) 4.04 m x 2.60 (13’3 x 8’8) with partially constructed hot press being the central point for all underfloor heating and first floor radiators. Double glazed doors leading to rear garden and door leading into rear snug area.
REAR SNUG AREA: (N) 2.91 m x 2.26 m (7’2 x 7'5)
From hallway stairs rising to first floor lower.
BATHROOM: (N) 2.10 m x 2.41 m (6’10 x 7'11) plumbed for bathroom.
Further stairs rising to upper first floor landing with high ceiling and amazing cut stone work, doors leading to 4 possible bedrooms.
MASTER BEDROOM: (S, W) 7.20 m x 3.58 m (23’7 x 11'9) this has partially been studded to provide an Ensuite and walk in wardrobe, although onward purchasers could change the current configuration. With high vaulted ceilings this would make an impressive master bedroom. There is also the original fireplace and many of the original features have been maintained by the current owners during renovation.
BEDROOM 2: (E, S) 3.70 m x 4.65 m (12’2 x 15'3) with original fireplace.
BEDROOM 3: (E) 3.78 m x 2.48 m (12’4 x 8'2) with original fireplace.
BEDROOM 4: (S) 2.20 m x 2.32 m (7’3 x 7'7) with original confessional box still set in the wall.
OUTSIDE: the property is set on a lovely mature garden with natural stone boundaries to the front, small pebble driveway, external lighting, private garden to the rear and a detached garage. The property has a detached garage of circa 32 sq. meters. This again has a rendered exterior with double wooden doors leading inside and is currently utilised as a workshop.
SERVICES: mains electricity, mains water, septic tank drainage.
BER RATING: C1 on Completion
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