SITUATION AND AMENITIES: The property is located approximately a ½ mile from the village of Oughterard and has a lit footpath which is level and easy for walking. Oughterard is a flourishing village on the shores of Lough Corrib, with a good range of shops, pubs, hotels and schools. The village caters well for the growing local population, as well as the large numbers of visitors who come to take advantage of the walking, boating, and beautiful scenery for which this village is justly famous. Oughterard is classed at the Gateway to Connemara and the perfect location for exploring the local beautiful countryside surrounding the area. 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 village is within easy commuting distance of Galway being under 25 minutes' drive from Galway City centre.
THE HOSTEL: The property provides a unique opportunity to purchase an up and running business with a range of accommodation that suits all needs and budgets. There are a selection of private, semi-private, family and dormitory rooms (currently providing 38 bed spaces with a maximum occupancy of 46 bed spaces), all of which are ensuite and there is a full kitchen facility with a large dining area and area lounge, overlooking custom built spring fed lakes, which are stocked with rainbow trout. The grounds are very well presented and maintained and both lakes are extremely well fenced for safety and security. The property is of block construction with a rendered exterior under a slated roof, benefits from double glazed windows and doors throughout, oil fired central heating and provides a unique business opportunity to acquire this fabulous highly rated hostel. The accommodation is well presented throughout and has been well maintained with recent upgrades in several rooms. The shower rooms and bathrooms are tiled with a sealed vinyl waterproof flooring assisting cleanliness. The communal kitchen is spacious with well-equipped areas for food preparation. There are areas for laundry for the guests. The property is fully fire compliant, up to date with all legislation and ready to be re-opened as a hostel or providing a great opportunity for a variety of uses. Contents available by separate negotiation.
A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate measurements, is as follows:
Double glazed sliding door leading into inner hall and entrance.
Entrance - 5'9" (1.75m) x 3'7" (1.09m)
(E) with tiled flooring throughout, pitch panelled ceiling, CCTV camera and wooden door leading into reception, wainscoting walls.
Reception - 16'9" (5.11m) Max x 7'9" (2.36m) Max
(E) with tiled flooring throughout, wainscoting part covered walls, doors leading to living area, 2 bedrooms, rear corridor leading to kitchen and further accommodation. The reception area has a small counter area and is wired for telephone and broadband.
Living Area - 17'11" (5.46m) x 12'6" (3.81m)
(E) with natural slate tiled flooring throughout, views to front, telephone point and archway leading to dining area, inset ceiling lights.
Dining Area - 12'9" (3.89m) x 12'4" (3.76m)
(E, S) with continuation of natural quarry tiled slate flooring throughout, two large double glazed windows giving views over lakes and garden area, hard wired smoke alarm, inset ceiling lights and archway leading to kitchen area.
Kitchen - 14'9" (4.5m) x 18'9" (5.72m)
(S, W) with tiled flooring throughout, a matching range of wall mounted and base units providing an attractive breakfast bar area, double inset stainless steel sink drainer, 3 inset gas hobs with extraction above, large built in double oven and space for large fridge/freezer, from kitchen area double glazed door giving access to rear and also door leading into rear corridor.
with built in cupboards currently used for laundry.
Room 6 - 19'5" (5.92m) x 10'10" (3.3m)
(N) with carpeted flooring throughout, space for four double bunk beds providing eight bed spaces, inset ceiling lights, hard wired smoke alarm and door leading to toilets and shower area.
Bathroom Area - 10'8" (3.25m) x 10'2" (3.1m)
with sealed water proof flooring throughout, two mains pressure shower cubicles with glass doors, wash hand basin and separate low level WC with wash hand basin, extractor fan.
Bedroom 8 - 12'11" (3.94m) x 10'6" (3.2m)
(N) with carpeted flooring throughout, space for two sets of bunk beds providing a potential for single beds.
Bedroom 7 - 12'3" (3.73m) x 11'8" (3.56m)
(W) with carpeted flooring throughout, space for two single beds, hard wired smoke alarm, inset ceiling lights.
Shower Room - 8'2" (2.49m) x 2'10" (0.86m)
walk in mains pressure shower cubicle, shaver light, tiled flooring, tiled walls, wash hand basin, extractor fan.
Separate Toilet - 5'10" (1.78m) x 2'10" (0.86m)
with low level WC, wash hand basin and extractor fan.
Utility Area - 15'6" (4.72m) x 5'3" (1.6m)
(W) with tiled flooring throughout, space and plumbing for commercial washing machine and dryer, inset stainless steel sink drainer, part tiled walls, double glazed door giving access to rear and stairs rising to private accommodation.
Living Room - 22'3" (6.78m) x 12'11" (3.94m)
(W)with living area with television point, CCTV camera point.
Kitchen Area comprises (W) comprises of a matching range of wall mounted and base units with stainless steel sink drainer, space for large fridge freezer and doors leading to bedroom and bathroom.
Bathroom - 13'2" (4.01m) x 6'5" (1.96m)
(S) with tiled flooring throughout, part tiled walls, walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower, bath with panelled surround, wash hand basin, shaver light, low level WC and access to hot press, access to loft.
Bedroom - 12'10" (3.91m) x 9'1" (2.77m)
(N with carpeted flooring throughout, range of shelving, hard wired smoke alarm, built in cupboards and views over the lake.
Bedroom 5 - 27'5" (8.36m) x 11'9" (3.58m)
(N, E) with carpeted flooring throughout, inset ceiling lights, hard wired smoke alarm, facility to sleep ten (twelve if all bunk beds), door leading to WC/shower area.
WC/ Shower Area - 10'9" (3.28m) x 8'6" (2.59m)
with sealed vinyl flooring throughout, two mains pressure wall mounted showers with fully tiled walls, two wash hand basins with shaver light, extractor fan and separate low level WC.
From entrance hall carpeted stairs rising to first
Landing - 20'1" (6.12m) x 7'7" (2.31m)
(W) with carpeted flooring throughout, velux window to rear, access to storage cupboard and hot press, doors leading to 4 bedrooms.
Bedroom 4 - 18'4" (5.59m) x 16'9" (5.11m)
(E, N) with carpeted flooring throughout, facility to sleep 5 beds, velux window to front, door leading to shower area, inset ceiling lights and hard wired smoke alarm, wainscoting walls.
Shower Room - 6'10" (2.08m) x 5'5" (1.65m)
(W) with tiled flooring and fully tiled walls throughout, walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower, low level WC, wash hand basin, shaver socket and velux window to rear.
Bedroom 3 - 16'0" (4.88m) x 15'0" (4.57m)
(S) with carpeted flooring throughout, facility to sleep four, two velux windows to south, inset ceiling lights, hard wired smoke alarm, door leading to shower area, wainscoting walls.
Shower Room - 8'1" (2.46m) x 4'7" (1.4m)
(W) with fully tiled floor throughout, part tiled walls, walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure shower, wash hand basin and shaver light, velux window to south and low level WC.
Bedroom 2 - 10'4" (3.15m) x 8'10" (2.69m)
(E) currently has a double bed, inset ceiling lights and door leading to shower room, wainscoting walls.
Shower Room - 9'11" (3.02m) Max x 6'3" (1.91m)
(E) with fully tiled walls, fully tiled floor throughout, walk in shower cubicle, mains pressure wall mounted shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and shaver light with velux window to front.
Bedroom 1 - 18'4" (5.59m) x 17'11" (5.46m)
(E, S, W) with carpeted flooring throughout, pitch panelled walls, access to loft via hatch, velux window to front, inset ceiling lights, hard wired smoke alarm, access to storage under eaves and door leading to shower room.
Shower Room - 10'4" (3.15m) x 5'5" (1.65m)
(E) (maximum) with low level WC, wash hand basin, walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower, shaver light with velux window to front.
the property is approached by a chipped driveway leading to the front side and rear of the property, providing ample parking. There are two large stocked lakes of brown and rainbow trout which are fenced off for security, attractive lawned areas to the front and rear of the main house.
Workshop / Garage - 26'0" (7.92m) x 14'9" (4.5m)
(E &S) with wooden double doors providing access from south, wooden single door providing access from north, the workshop is currently designed for storage and also benefits from the use of a private disabled toilet with tiled flooring and wash hand basin. There is also a Firebird oil fired boiler, utilised purely for the workshop. Concrete flooring and a range of racking and shelving.
The property is subject to VAT on the purchase and any purchaser should satisfy themselves with implications for the VAT liability.
From our office follow the N59 towards Clifden and turn left just before the Church signposted Shannapheasteen. Continue down this road for approximately ½ mile and the property will be found on the right hand side marked by our For Sale board. H91 Y5N6
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.