Curlew Cottage, Maghera More, Oughterard, Galway H91 PK6D, Galway

Sale Agreed


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 HOUSE: The property is of stone construction with a rendered exterior under a slate roof with some feature areas of pointed and exposed liscanor stone. The property is set on a site of circa 1.1 acres of mature gardens which are charming and provide views over the local countryside. To the front of the property there is a detached garage and utility area which could provide additional accommodation subject to necessary planning constraints. There is ample parking which is chipped and a large range of mature trees and shrubs surrounding the area. To the south of the main property there is a polytunnel, several areas of flower beds and vegetable plots which create a true gardeners dream.

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:

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

Wooden front door with glass pane full height side panels leading to inner hall.


INNER HALL: - 8'10" (2.69m) x 7'4" (2.24m)
(E) with solid wood flooring throughout, integrated boot rug, door leading to kitchen and further archway leading into central corridor, facility for built in cupboard for coat storage.

CENTRAL CORRIDOR: - 15'0" (4.57m) Max x 9'1" (2.77m) Max
L shaped in design, with continuation of solid wood flooring throughout, access to hot press which has a factory lagged tank and doors leading to living room, bathroom and 3 bedrooms.

KITCHEN: - 15'2" (4.62m) x 7'1" (2.16m)
(E) with natural slate flooring throughout, a matching range of wall mounted and base units with double stainless steel sink drainer inset, space for under counter fridge, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for gas cooker. Inset ceiling lights and ample storage and shelving. Archway leading to dining room.

DINING ROOM: - 12'7" (3.84m) x 12'1" (3.68m)
(E, S, W) with solid wood flooring throughout, wainscoting, wooden door leading to front and glass sliding door leading to conservatory and further door leading to living room.

LIVING ROOM: - 21'11" (6.68m) x 17'9" (5.41m)
(E, S) with solid wood flooring throughout, solid fuel stove set on a liscanor slate bed (solid fuel stove does hot water and heating), television point, telephone point and large sliding doors leading to conservatory.

CONSERVATORY: - 12'10" (3.91m) x 12'4" (3.76m)
(S, W) with terracotta tile flooring throughout, large sliding doors to both sides providing the perfect entertainment area. The roof there are some panes which require relocation and are causing temporary leaks.

BEDROOM 1: - 13'6" (4.11m) x 12'0" (3.66m)
(S, W) with continuation of solid wood flooring throughout, large range of built in wardrobes, telephone point and television point.

BEDROOM 2: - 13'6" (4.11m) Max x 13'6" (4.11m) Max
(E, N) with solid wood flooring throughout, full height window to the side and door leading to ensuite.

ENSUITE: - 5'6" (1.68m) x 8'0" (2.44m)
(E) with bath with part tiled walls, shower attachment and shower curtain, low level WC, wash hand basin, shaver light and wall mounted mirror.

BEDROOM 3: - 13'11" (4.24m) Max x 10'8" (3.25m) Max
(S) with solid wood flooring throughout, 5 watt lighting ring and access to loft via stira stairs. The loft although not converted provides great potential for additional accommodation, is fully floored, has power and lighting and provides potential accommodation measuring 15`2 x 48`4.

BATHROOM: - 8'1" (2.46m) x 7'3" (2.21m)
(E) with solid wood flooring throughout, bath with panelled surround, low level WC, wash hand basin and double glazed window to front.

to the front of the property there is a detached building/barn which has double glazed windows and doors throughout and is currently used as a partial utility area and store room. The overall measurements of the garage are 20`9 x 18`2 with the lower area being divided into a separate garage and also utility room where there is space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. To the first floor there is additional storage measuring 20`9 x 10`10. This has velux windows to the south and window to the east. There are wooden stairs leading from the utility area up to the first floor storage. To the east of the main garage there is a covered storage area with galvanised flat roof which would be ideal for boat storage or storing fuel.

The gardens are a true dream with lawned areas to the rear of the house and a lower section that has been used for growing vegetables and a variety of fruit bushes and trees. There are a beautiful abundance of mature trees and bushes and the gardens provide privacy and seclusion.

From Oughterard, proceed out on the N59 towards Galway, taking the first right turn after the Gateway Hotel. Proceed along this road, passing the ESB substation on your left and the property will be found on the right 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.



  • Stone construction property
  • Set on a site of 1.1 acres
  • Charming mature gardens
  • Views over the local countryside

  Building Energy Rating

BERNo. 105484489
EPI: 295 kWh/m2/yr

Spencer Auctioneers

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