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.
The property is 18 miles from the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road, rail and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 2 hours from the property.
THE HOUSE: The original property was a traditional stone property and was reconstructed in the 1970's. This was then extended in 1991 where the second storey was constructed. This fabulous family home was run as a well renowned and highly credited Bed and Breakfast for many years. The property is within walking distance of Lough Corrib which offers excellent trout, salmon fishing and course fishing.
The property, is a combination of block and stone construction, with the second floor being of timber frame construction, all set under a tiled roof with a rendered exterior. The property offers spacious bright accommodation which has a formal sitting room, dining room, living room and 6 double bedrooms (5 with en suite facilities). There is also a separate kitchen / dining room for additional space. The property is set in circa 2.17 acres, being approximately 1 acres of landscaped gardens with mature trees being interspersed around the site. There is an additional paddock to the rear which could provide more gardens or provide the opportunity to keep some animals. To the side of the property there is a large detached workshop / garage that provides additional storage. The property is being sold with curtains and carpets where fitted and other contents may be available by separate negotiation. The owners are in the process of going for planning retention for a bay window to the front, the detached garage and an upgraded percolation area and treatment plant. Any sale will be subject to these being granted.
The accommodation comprises of double-glazed sliding door, faces south, leading into inner hall.
INNER HALL: - 12'10" (3.91m) x 10'9" (3.28m)
(S) with tiled flooring throughout, central ceiling light, wooden carpeted stairs rising to first floor, doors leading to sitting room, dining room, ground floor bedroom and living room.
SITTING ROOM: - 17'3" (5.26m) x 13'2" (4.01m)
(N, S, W) (into bay) a bright triple aspect room with beautiful views over the front gardens and benefitting from a nice bay window, this bright spacious room has carpeted flooring throughout, solid fuel stove set on a liscanor bed with pink granite surround and wooden mantle with built in shelves either side, television point, telephone point, coving.
DINING ROOM: - 17'5" (5.31m) x 12'7" (3.84m)
(E) with wood effect flooring throughout, coving, cornicing and doors leading to living room.
LIVING ROOM: - 13'8" (4.17m) x 13'5" (4.09m)
(being the centre of the house) with wood laminate flooring throughout, oil fired stove with brick surround and breast, access to hot press to side, door leading to dining room, rear corridor and archway leading to kitchen/diner.
KITCHEN/DINER: - 20'11" (6.38m) x 11'6" (3.51m)
(W) with tiled flooring throughout, the kitchen comprises of a matching range of wall mounted and base units with tiled splash back, ample roll edge work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink drainer, inset five ring gas hob with brushed steel splash back and Bosch extractor above, built in Bosch double oven, space for large fridge freezer, inset ceiling lights, views over side garden. The dining area has a full height window giving great views over the side garden and light and has space for a table and six chairs.
BEDROOM 1: - 12'1" (3.68m) x 12'1" (3.68m)
(S) (maximum) with carpeted flooring throughout, built in wardrobes, built in dressing table, door leading to ensuite.
ENSUITE: - 10'10" (3.3m) x 5'2" (1.57m)
(W) with linoleum flooring throughout, fully tiled walls, jacuzzi bath with mains pressure wall mounted shower attachment, wash hand basin, wall mounted mirror, shaver light and extractor fan.
REAR CORRIDOR: - 10'2" (3.1m) x 9'5" (2.87m)
(N) (maximum) being L shaped in design, with tiled flooring throughout, built in storage, wooden single glazed door giving access to rear, door to cloakroom, utility room and bedroom 2.
BEDROOM 2: - 13'8" (4.17m) x 12'7" (3.84m)
(N) with carpeted flooring throughout, door leading to ensuite.
ENSUITE: - 4'4" (1.32m) x 7'5" (2.26m)
(N) with walk in shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin, wall mounted shaver light, wall mounted heater.
UTILITY ROOM: - 8'9" (2.67m) x 9'5" (2.87m)
(N) (maximum) being L shaped in design, with space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer, a range of shelving, main electric fuse box.
CLOAKROOM: - 9'1" (2.77m) x 4'3" (1.3m)
(N) with tiled flooring throughout, fully tiled walls, low level WC, wash hand basin, built in storage, wall mounted mirror and shaver light.
From inner hallway carpeted stairs rising to first floor.
LANDING: - 11'4" (3.45m) x 9'2" (2.79m)
(S) (velux) with carpeted flooring throughout, doors leading to four bedrooms, bathroom and access to hot press which is shelved and has a factory lagged tank.
BEDROOM 3: - 13'1" (3.99m) x 11'8" (3.56m)
(E) with carpeted flooring throughout, dado rail and door leading to ensuite.
BEDROOM 4: - 12'10" (3.91m) x 11'2" (3.4m)
(E) with carpeted flooring throughout, dado rail and door leading to ensuite.
ENSUITE: - 4'2" (1.27m) x 9'3" (2.82m)
(S) (maximum) with wash hand basin, low level WC, wall mounted mirror, shaver light, velux window, walk in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower and tiled walls.
BEDROOM 5: - 12'8" (3.86m) x 12'0" (3.66m)
(W) 12`8 x 12` with carpeted flooring throughout, wash hand basin within the room, wall mounted mirror, shaver light, a bright west facing room.
BEDROOM 6: - 12'2" (3.71m) x 12'7" (3.84m)
(W) with carpeted flooring throughout, views over side garden, door leading to ensuite.
ENSUITE: - 6'6" (1.98m) x 5'3" (1.6m)
(N) (maximum) with wash hand basin, low level WC, wall mounted mirror, shaver light, velux window, walk in shower cubicle with fully tiled walls and mains pressure shower.
BATHOOM: - 9'3" (2.82m) x 5'4" (1.63m)
(S) with linoleum flooring throughout, part tiled walls, low level WC, bidet, wash hand basin, wall mounted mirror, shaver light, velux window, bath with panelled surround and shower attachment.
GARAGE / GARDEN SHED: - 15'6" (4.72m) x 20'3" (6.17m)
(E, S, W) a versatile garage with double teak doors leading into a workshop/shed with concrete flooring, power, lighting, stairs to first floor which provides additional storage.
the property is approached over a cattle grid with tarmacked driveway leading to the side and rear of the property and provides access to the garage. The gardens are extremely well maintained, primarily laid to lawn with a range of mature trees, shrubs and bushes surrounding the property. To the rear there is a wooden raised deck, providing the perfect place to fully appreciate the gardens and property.
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.
- Investment opportunity
- A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A FABULOUS 6 BEDROOM HOME
- SET ON CIRCA 2.17 ACRES
- LOCATED IN THE EVER POPULAR AREA OF GLANN OUGHTERARD
- THE PROPERTY OFFERS A RANGE OF USES
- COMES TO THE MARKET IN EXCELLENT CONDITION THROUGHOUT
Building Energy Rating
EPI: 280.08 kWh/m2/yr