Of stone construction under a slated roof with UPVC double glazed windows throughout, this charming cottage is beautifully presented and has a nice warm friendly feel about it, yet retaining its original charming features. The property has oil fired central heating throughout, and a lovely solid fuel stove in the living room. The accommodation comprises of conservatory / entrance, living room with solid fuel stove set on a slated bed, kitchen, 2 double bedrooms (master en suite), utility room and family bathroom. Outside there is a smaller shed currently housing the boiler and oil tank. There is an additional large shed ideal for storage or to be used as a garage. Both of these benefit from power supplies. The gardens are split level with steps leading up from the side of the house to an elevated patio area. The views from here are panoramic. To the front of the house (across the road) is an additional area which could be used for formal gardens or additional parking.
SITUATIONS & AMENITIES: The property is situated on one of the most dramatic and spectacular locations in the West of Ireland and close to some of the most romantic and naturally beautiful beaches in Ireland including Tra, Bharnagweea (also called Tramore). At the north end of Tramore is a pair of islands, accessible at low tide called Mweelmore and Mweelbeg. Other beaches in the local vicinity are Glassilaun, Renvyle White Strand, Gurteen and Lettergesh. With Tully and Letterfrack being only 10 to 15 minutes' drive there are a range of shops, churches and amenities close by. Letterfrack village is a lively, vibrant village that is the centre of Connemara National Park with a range of pubs, restaurants, supermarket and retail outlets, various community projects and G.M.I.T campus. The area is well known for hosting a number of small festivals annually, from Bog Week (celebrating local flora & fauna) in May, the Connemara mussel festival also in the first week in May and the Sea Week in October – a celebration of all things maritime with walks, talks, exhibitions and some very fine traditional music.
Double glazed sliding door leading into conservato
Conservatory - 5'8" (1.73m) x 11'8" (3.56m)
(N, E) with liscanor slate flooring throughout, stable door (traditional half doors) leading into living room and kitchen, double glazed glass roof.
Kitchen - 15'5" (4.7m) x 10'8" (3.25m)
(E) with tiled flooring throughout, a beautifully appointed bespoke kitchen with wall mounted and base units, granite worktop, inset stainless steel sink drainer with mixer tap, Whirlpool five ring gas hob with electric oven below and extractor above, built in Bosch dishwasher and integrated fridge freezer. This beautifully light room has inset ceiling lights, attractive chrome and glass pendent lights, both of which are dimmer switched and the room benefits from a smoke alarm. Doorway leading into inner hall.
Inner Hall - 14'9" (4.5m) x 3'9" (1.14m)
(S) with continuation of the tiled flooring throughout from kitchen, access to loft via hatch and Stira stairs, door leading into bedroom 1 and living room. Double glazed obscure door leading to outside.
Bedroom 1 - 12'1" (3.68m) x 10'9" (3.28m)
(S) with wood effect flooring throughout, this beautifully bright room being south facing is spacious and benefits from an attractive ceiling mounted spot lights, door leading to ensuite and archway leading into dressing area.
Walk in wardrobe - 6'5" (1.96m) x 3'2" (0.97m)
with a range of shelving and full height hanging space
En Suite - 7'9" (2.36m) x 4'4" (1.32m)
(S) with tiled flooring and fully tiled walls throughout, large walk-in shower cubicle with Mira Event XS wall mounted shower, low level WC, wash hand basin with large vanity unit, wall mounted lights.
Living Room - 20'3" (6.17m) x 12'9" (3.89m)
(E) with solid fuel stove set on a slate bed with black brick surround, the stove provides heating for hot water and radiators and shower in bedroom 1. Access to hot press which is shelved and has a lagged tank. The floor is split between a slated tile by the fireplace and a semi-solid wood floor throughout the remaining area. The room benefits from coving, cornicing and has a door leading to rear hallway and stable door (traditional half door) leading into the front conservatory. Television point and main electric fuse box.
Rear Utility - 11'7" (3.53m) x 6'0" (1.83m)
(W) with tiled flooring throughout, a range of wall mounted and base units with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, inset stainless steel sink drainer, pitch pine ceiling with inset ceiling lights and smoke alarm, door leading to bedroom 2 and main bathroom.
Bedroom 2 - 12'2" (3.71m) x 10'11" (3.33m)
(N, W) with tiled flooring throughout, door leading to built-in wardrobes, inset ceiling lights.
Walk in wardrobe - 4'4" (1.32m) x 4'2" (1.27m)
with tiled flooring throughout, shelving and full height hanging rails, wall mounted radiator.
Bedroom 2 - 8'9" (2.67m) x 5'10" (1.78m)
(W) with tiled flooring throughout, bath with panelled surround, low level WC, wash hand basin with built in vanity unit providing ample storage for toiletries , wall mounted lights, large walk-in shower cubicle with Mira Elite QT electric shower, part panelled walls and ceiling with pitch pine.
There is ample parking to the side of the property and there are two sheds to the rear. The main shed being 16`3 x 15`4 is of block construction with large steel sliding doors and side door. This is an ideal shed for storage of many uses, boats, wet gear and garden furniture. There is also an enclosed courtyard area, which can be used for enjoying the outdoors and barbeques or additional parking. To the rear of the house there is a boiler house with a separate section housing the oil tank. To the front of the property and across the road there is an additional area of land which could form informal gardens or additional parking. To the rear of the property there are concrete steps leading up to a seating area, which provides magnificent views over the local countryside and Atlantic coastline.
From the centre of Letterfrack head out on the Tully road, after 1.7 miles you pass Ballinakill Bridge and then turn left signposted Derryinver and the Connemara Loop, proceed on this road passing the Heritage and Marine Time Centre on your right, after 1.2 miles, at the junction at bear right and at the next Y junction (1.3 miles later) bear left. After 1.4 miles at the next Y junction bear left over a concrete block bridge and after 0.5 miles the property can 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.
Building Energy Rating
EPI: 256.19 kWh/m2/yr