Riverside, Oughterard, Galway H91 EHC0, Galway

For Sale


DESCRIPTION: The properties are set on the outskirts of Oughterard village with views over the Owenriff River and within 5 minutes level walk of the village. The properties are both in need of renovation with the front house offering 4 bedroom with spacious reception rooms below. The rear house is 3 bedroom detached property with ample reception rooms.

SITUATION: 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.

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.


Front House
The front house faces south, is of stone and block construction with a rendered exterior and has accommodation over two floors which comprises of living room, inner hall, kitchen, bathroom, ground floor kitchen, dining room and to the first floor 4 bedrooms and a bathroom. The property is in complete need of renovation.

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

INNER HALL: (S) 15`4 x 11` door leading to living room and dining room and wooden stairs rising to first floor.

LIVING ROOM: (S) 16`5 x 16`9 with fireplace.

DINING ROOM: () 14`11 x 11`10 with window to west.

BATHROOM: (N) 8`5 x 5`11.

KITCHEN: (E, N) 8`8 x 16`6 with door to rear.

ROOM ABOVE: (E) 8`2 x 8`7 and that is a bedroom that is above the kitchen.

LANDING: doors leading to 3 bedrooms and bathroom.

BEDROOM 1: (S) 12`10 x 13`3.

BATHROOM: (E) 8`7 x 8`

BEDROOM 2: (N, S) 11`7 x 15`5.

BEDROOM 3: (W) 15`4 x 11`8 with door leading to room with collapsed floor.

Rear House
The rear property is of stone construction with a rendered exterior, is two storey and has accommodation which extends to circa 85 sq. meters. There is one large ground floor room which measures 29` by 15`10, has a basic kitchen and the living area has an old solid fuel stove. There are wooden stairs rising to first floor and the first floor accommodation comprises of 3 rooms and a separate bathroom. There is structural damage to the roof and the property is in need of complete renovation or demolition and reconstruction. To the rear there is the remains of a glass conservatory.

OUTSIDE: The properties are comfortably set back from the road with ample space for redevelopment and good road frontage.

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and drainage.

From the centre of Oughterard, proceed out towards Clifden and once you have passed over the bridge near the church, take your immediate right. The property will be situated 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.



  • Investment opportunity
  • Walking distance of Oughterard
  • Set on a site of 0.27 acres
  • Redevelopment potential
  • two detached houses
  • Overlooking the river

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