Sale Agreed by private treaty
181 sq.m. (1,949 sq.ft.)


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: Constructed in the 1980's this fabulous family home is designed to enjoy the fabulous site it possesses. The property is of block construction with a rendered exterior under a fibre slate roof and benefits from mains electricity, water and septic tank drainage located in the site.
This lovely family home provides circa 181 sq. meters of accommodation which comprises of inner hall, study area, split level dining room/living room, kitchen, cloak room and to the first floor 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property itself has an amazing flow and a bright and light airy feel and benefits from a full height wall of glass with sliding doors overlooking the rear garden. The gardens are beautifully maintained with large areas of lawned gardens with a variety of mature shrubs, trees and bushes interspersed. To the front the property there is a detached double garage, boiler house and additional fuel store to the rear.

The property as it currently is not planning complaint. The owners have instructed an engineer to go for retention and this will take approximately 3 months (hopefully completed by end of June). We will hopefully agree a sale on this with completion agreed subject to retention being granted.

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:


INNER HALL: - 6'4" (1.93m) x 3'3" (0.99m)
(W) with tiled flooring throughout and wooden door leading to open plan living room/dining room.

LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM: - 23'10" (7.26m) x 25'11" (7.9m)
(E, S, W) 23`10 x 25`11 with black slate flooring throughout, this split level room is bright because it benefits from over 300 sq. feet of double glazed doors and windows giving views and access to the rear garden. The split level design works well giving a natural divide between the dining area and living area and provides a great feeling of space. In the living room there are low level radiators, a large fireplace with solid fuel stove and built in seating to the side. The ceilings are paneled with solid wood and there is an archway leading to a study area and also the kitchen.

KITCHEN: - 13'0" (3.96m) x 9'8" (2.95m)
(E, N) with tiled flooring throughout, a matching range of wall mounted and base units, constructed of solid wood providing ample storage and space. There is tiled splash back, space for electric cooker with extractor above, inset stainless steel sink drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine, solid wood paneled ceiling and large full height window overlooking the rear garden.

STUDY AREA: - 12'11" (3.94m) x 9'10" (3m)
(N) with carpeted flooring throughout, two sets of built in shelving, access to a cloak cupboard and door leading to cloakroom.

CLOAKROOM: - 3'2" (0.97m) x 12'8" (3.86m)
(N) with linoleum flooring throughout, low level WC, wash hand basin, main electric fuse box and heating controls.

From living room wooden open tread carpeted stairs rising to first floor.

LANDING: - 10'2" (3.1m) x 13'2" (4.01m)
(W) with wood paneled ceiling, access to loft via Staire stairs (loft is partially floored and houses the water tank and provides additional storage). Doors leading to 3 bedrooms and family bathroom.

BEDROOM 1: - 16'1" (4.9m) x 23'10" (7.26m)
(E, S, W) with wood paneled ceiling, this triple aspect bright room has velux windows to the front and rear, carpeted flooring throughout, television points and a solid fuel stove for the winter evenings.

BEDROOM 2: - 16'4" (4.98m) x 11'10" (3.61m)
(E) with velux window to rear, wood paneled ceiling, exposed beams and access to hot press.

BEDROOM 3: - 16'4" (4.98m) x 11'9" (3.58m)
(W) with wood paneled ceiling, exposed beams, velux window to front and a range of built in wardrobes.

BATHROOM: - 10'4" (3.15m) x 6'1" (1.85m)
(E) with tiled flooring throughout, bath with paneled surround, part tiles walls, low level WC, wash hand basin and walk in shower cubicle.

The property is approached by a chipped driveway leading to the front of the house and garage. There is an abundance of parking and a feeling of space as soon as you approach the house. The gardens are a true dream with large expanses of lawned areas, some rockeries and an abundance of mature trees surrounding the property. To the side of the property there is a wooden garden shed.

The garage is of block construction with a rendered exterior under a fibre slate roof and measures 23` x 22`, has double doors, shelving, storage and access from the rear to the boiler house. To the rear of the garage there is a covered lean-to area for fuel store and it also currently houses the oil tank.

The property is in the process of a retention planning application and will be sold being fully planning compliant, but this is not expected until the middle of July 2020.

From Oughterard, proceed out on the N59 towards Galway, taking the first right turn after the Gateway Hotel. Proceed along this road for approximately 500 meters and the property will be found 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.



  • Close to Oughterard village
  • SET ON 0.74 ACRES

  Building Energy Rating

BERNo. 1102973193
EPI: 348.36 kWh/m2/yr

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