Secluded two storey cottage nestled on a hillside location with the Glann Hills to the rear and the Connemara mountains to the west, with fine views across Lough Corrib to Inchagoill and Cong. The cottage is well maintained and is in key turn condition throughout. It has been tastefully modernised with careful and considerate use of modern materials, yet retaining an authentic charm. The property comprises entrance porch, living room with cut stone fireplace extending to ceiling level and stove inset, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom, external boiler house, on grounds of 0.638 acres in total, including small paddock. Adjoining utility shed. This is a first class property in a highly sought after location and early viewing is strongly recommended.
SITUATION AND AMENITIES: The property is set in an elevated position overlooking Lough Corrib on the Glann Road, one of the most sought after residential areas, within 5 miles of Oughterard Village and 6 miles from Oughterard Golf Club.
Oughterard is a charming village on the shores of Lough Corrib – the second largest freshwater lake in Ireland, and an internationally renowned wild brown trout fishery. Known as the Gateway to Connemara, Oughterard is well known for its fast increasing 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. Furthermore, the village has, in recent years, become one of the most popular commuter villages to Galway city. 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, and rail connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 2 hours from the property.
THE PROPERTY: The cottage is approached by a right of way up the hill over a driveway shared with two other properties. The cottage, which was built in 1920, is of stone construction under a coated steel profile roof, on grounds extending to 0.638 acres in total. The house has double glazing throughout and oil fired central heating.
Careful thought has gone into the design, decoration and layout of the refurbished cottage with a large living area, modern & bright kitchen, stairs wrapping around the full height chimney breast, two good size bedrooms with original cottage style doors and shower room.
Inner Hall - 9'9" (2.97m) x 4'1" (1.24m)
Solid wood door to ENTRANCE PORCH (E) 9`9` x 4`1` with tiled floor and radiator. Window to side and solid wood glass panelled door to living room.
Living Room - 11'6" (3.51m) x 11'5" (3.48m)
LIVING ROOM (E & W) A splendid double aspect room with views over Lough Corrib dominated by the cut stone fireplace with chimney breast extending to ceiling height on one wall and stove inset. Provision for wall lights. Quality solid oak floor with solid pine stairs wrapping around the fireplace leading to the first floor, radiator. Door to:
Kitchen - 12'1" (3.68m) x 11'6" (3.51m)
` Fine range of cream coloured kitchen units with cupboards above and below and built-in wine rack. Laminated work surfaces on three sides giving good working space with stainless steel sink and single drainer inset, attractively tiled mosaic splashback. Built in Neff 4 ring ceramic hob with extractor fan above, Neff oven, integrated Neff dishwasher, and integrated fridge freezer. Attractively tiled floor complementing the colour scheme of the kitchen, and spotlights in the ceiling. Immerat control for oil fired central heating, radiator, phone point. Door to under stairs storage space with tiled floor matching kitchen.
Solid pine staircase leading to:
Landing - 8'2" (2.49m) x 4'4" (1.32m)
with radiator, and doors to bedrooms 1, 2, and bathroom.
Bedroom 1 - 12'2" (3.71m) x 8'9" (2.67m)
(N & E) . A lovely under eaves room with radiator, tv point and phone point.
Bedroom 2 - 11'10" (3.61m) x 11'10" (3.61m)
(E & W) A good size under eaves room with built in cupboards and radiator.
(E) with toilet, wash basin with shaver light above, quality shower cubicle with thick glass sides and power shower. Decoratively tiled to full height, tiled floor and radiator. Storage cupboard for hot water tank with heating controls.
The grounds around the house are well marked and the property is enclosed within a heavy wooden fence to the front and side. To the north of the house, a paddock is enclosed within heavy wooden panels running along the western boundary, and post and wire fencing for the rest.
Immediately to the front of the house the ground has been laid with stone chips giving ample parking with heavy wooden gate leading to the paddock which could be used as it or altered to create formal gardens. To the side of the house is a
Utility Shed - 13'9" (4.19m) x 9'5" (2.87m)
UTILITY SHED , of timber construction with coated steel profile roof to match the cottage, with plumbing and electrical connections.
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
- Beautiful 2 bedroom cottage
- Ever popular location of Glann Road
- Set on a site of 0.64 acres
Building Energy Rating
EPI: 239.31 kWh/m2/yr