Constructed of stone and concrete construction under a slated roof, this 2 storey property is being brought to the market in need of complete renovation or replacement subject to necessary planning constraints but situated in a fabulous location with panoramic views to the front and rear. The property offers purchasers the opportunity to create a fabulous residence with amazing rural views and 8.13 acres of excellent quality grazing lands. The property is being sold 'as is' and not subject to planning permission being granted.
SITUATION AND AMENITIES: The property is located on a side road off the Maam/Cong road, which circles the northern shores of Lough Corrib giving magnificent views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. Cornamona is just under 1.5 miles away and is a popular and highly sought after scenic area, on the shores of Lough Corrib, with Lough Mask just a short 7 miles distant. Corr Na Mona, the round hill of the bog, is a popular Gaeltacht and angling resort, noted for its trout and salmon fishing. The village sits on the banks of the Dooghta or Cornamona River at the base of the Benlevy, which rises to a height of 1370 feet. The village has a pub, post office, shop and school, while the bigger village of Clonbur with a wide range of pubs, restaurants, shops and other community facilities is 6 miles away. The thriving town of Ballinrobe with all its many shops, pubs, banks and hotels, together with its charming and popular racecourse is 16 miles away.
The property is just under 1.5 miles from the public pier at Cornamona, the Corrib – an internationally renowned wild brown fishery. This delightfully friendly area caters well for the large numbers of visitors who come to take advantage of the fishing, walking, boating and other leisure activities for which this area is justly famous.
Golf is available at the recently upgraded 18 hole Oughterard Golf Course, set in natural parkland, and at Ballinrobe while there are four other golf courses nearby.
THE HOUSE: The property is a 2 storey home built circa 1900 of stone and concrete construction with a concrete tile roof. The property is in need of complete renovation and could be replaced subject to necessary planning being granted.
THE PROPERTY IS NOT STRUCTURALLY SOUND SO ACCESS IN NOT GRANTED BY THE AUCTIONEER OR OWNERS.
OUTSIDE: The property is approached by an informal driveway leading up to the front of the house.. The lands are enclosed by a combination of traditional stone walls and post and wire fencing and are stockproof. The lands are of good quality limestone grazing land and divided into individual fields. There is substantial road frontage and potential for future development (subject to necessary planning constraints).
SERVICES: mains electricity and mains water are situated on the main road adjacent to the property.