Eglington House, Glann Road, Oughterard, Galway, H91 KR7D

For Sale


The property was constructed circa 1990, of block construction under a concrete tile roof with a rendered exterior with UPVC triple glazed sash windows and doors throughout the whole property. Over the last two years, the property has been substantially upgraded in every aspect and now comes to the market in turn key condition from top to bottom. The upgrades include, pumped cavity insulation, gas fired central heating throughout, period triple glazed sash windows and doors, fully alarmed, external security lighting and cameras, providing total peace of mind. Internally, no attention to detail has been missed with the property being tastefully decorated and modelled by the current owner. The décor is stylish, yet the house still retains its country manor feel which adds to the homeliness and feel of this lovely family house. The property benefits from high sapeed fiber broadband which enables fast downloading and the ability to work at home.

Outside, the property is approached by a gated entrance with a chipped driveway leading up through a tree lined avenue and culminating in a parking to the front and side of the property. There is a detached double garage and also a 3 horse stable block nestled at the rear of the garden for the family ponies.

The gardens are a combination of maintained and manicured gardens extending to circa 1 acre surrounding the property which have been planned and planted with a variety of shrubs, bushes and raised beds providing colour all year long. To the rear of the property and extending up the hill is an area extending to circa 9.7 acres of semi mature natural woodland with a good firm track leading up the hill. At the top, the track culminates in a turning area where some of the finest views of Lough Corrib and the surrounding area are to be enjoyed.

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. There are primary, secondary schools and a crèche within 10 minutes walking distance of the property.

The property is 17 miles from the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road and rail connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 2 hours from the property. Dublin airport is approximately 2.5 hours.
A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate measurements are as follows:

UPVC double glazed doors leading to inner hall.


(N) with carpeted flooring throughout, coving, cornicing, doors leading to living room, kitchen, cloak room, dining room, study/snug, 2 bedrooms and family bathroom. Alarm control panel and smoke alarm, wooden carpeted stairs rising to first floor.

LIVING ROOM: - 18'0" (5.49m) x 18'0" (5.49m)
(N, W) carpeted flooring throughout, a beautiful light double aspect room with open fire, marble hearth and surround and mantle, television point, telephone point and wall mounted shelving.

DINING ROOM: - 13'0" (3.96m) x 13'8" (4.17m)
(S) with carpeted flooring throughout, coving, cornicing and door leading to conservatory.

CONSERVATORY: - 10'9" (3.28m) x 12'11" (3.94m)
(E, S, W) 10`9 x 12`11 with tiled flooring, panoramic views over rear garden and wooded area, double glazed doors leading to secluded patio area.

CLOAKROOM: - 5'1" (1.55m) x 6'6" (1.98m)
(S) with fully tiled walls and floors, marble effect tiling, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC.

KITCHEN: - 18'0" (5.49m) x 13'11" (4.24m)
(W) with wood effect tiled flooring throughout, beautifully fitted range of wall mounted and base units with ample tiled splash back, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink drainer with water purification (drinking water), inset electric oven and Zanussi gas five ring hob with extraction above and slated tile back splash, inset ceiling lights, coving, integrated Bosh dishwasher and doors leading to pantry and rear lobby.

PANTRY: - 9'8" (2.95m) x 5'9" (1.75m)
(S) with continuation of tiled flooring throughout, range of shelving, space for washing machine and dryer.

REAR LOBBY: - 5'9" (1.75m) x 6'4" (1.93m)
(S, W) with continuation of tiled flooring, two full height built in cupboards (for coats), and pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed door leading to outside.

STUDY/SNUG: - 10'11" (3.33m) x 13'0" (3.96m)
(N) fully carpeted throughout, open fire with marble hearth wooden surround and mantle, television point, telephone point.

BEDROOM 2: - 14'0" (4.27m) x 9'11" (3.02m)
(S) with carpeted flooring throughout, bright double aspect room.

BEDROOM 3: - 14'0" (4.27m) x 13'0" (3.96m)
(N, E) (front) with carpeted flooring throughout, views over front garden, large full height range of built in sliderobe wardrobes.

BATHROOM: - 9'10" (3m) x 6'9" (2.06m)
(E) fully tiled walls and floors with marble large slab tiling, claw foot roll edge bath with central taps and shower attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, large walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower.

From hallway carpeted stairs rising to first floor.

(S) fully carpeted, doors leading to three further bedrooms, bathroom, hot press and storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 1 (MASTER): - 25'4" (7.72m) x 17'8" (5.38m)
(N, E) with carpeted flooring throughout, bright triple aspect room, access to storage under eaves, television point, telephone point.

BEDROOM 4: - 14'11" (4.55m) Max x 11'7" (3.53m) Max
(S) with carpeted flooring throughout with lovely views over the stables and rear garden.

BEDROOM 5: - 12'5" (3.78m) x 20'0" (6.1m)
(N, W) with carpeted flooring throughout, views over front and side garden.

SHOWER ROOM: - 10'5" (3.18m) Max x 10'6" (3.2m) Max
(S) fully tiled walls and floor with large marble tiles, large walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, wall mounted mirror and heated towel rail.

fully shelved and houses a factory lagged tank.

the property is approached by a chipped driveway leading from the main road with a beautiful selection of mature trees either side of the driveway, the property has external lighting leading up from the drive and there is ample parking to the front and the side of the property. To the rear of the property there is a detached GARAGE 19`11 x 20`2 with large up and over door and single glazed windows to the rear. This could be converted to a self-contained chalet (subject to necessary planning constraints). To the rear of the property there is a wooden three stable block with concrete floor, power and lighting. The property also benefits from circa 11.7 acres of land (which approximately one acre form formal gardens) which have a variety of shrubs and bushes and mature trees. The lands to the rear and mostly of natural woodland with an abundance of wildlife including red and fallow deer, pine martins, rabbits, foxes, a variety of frogs badgers and an abundance of birds. The views from the top of the property are impressive with panoramic views of the Partry Mountains, Lough Corrib and rolling hills surrounding the house.

Lakeshore mooring
The moorings are only approximately 2.5 miles away from Oughterard, has green banks leading down to the shore and a purpose built moorings. There are 2 concrete moorings on the private folio with the left hand one being used by a neighboring land owner. Moorings very rarely come to the market on Lough Corrib. The property is uniquely placed to take full advantage of the salmon, brown trout and coarse fishing with Lough Corrib being renowned for its salmon run and the numerous places in which it is possible to take advantage of the mayfly hatch. Theses are available at a separate purchase price of €40,000.

From Oughterard travel out the Glann Road for approximately 3 miles and you will pass where the high road and low road meet. Continue on past this and `Eglington House` is the third house on the left hand side marked by our `For Sale` board.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.



  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Set on a mature site of 10.68 acres
  • A beautiful 5 bedroom family home
  • Property has undergone a complete refurbishment
  • Offering tranquility and truecountry lifestyle
  • Only 3.5 miles from the village
  • Available by seperate negotiation - a lakeshore mooring

  Building Energy Rating

BERNo. 107666471
EPI: 173.88 kWh/m2/yr

Spencer Auctioneers

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