A BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED AND ELEVATED STONE FRONTED PROPERTY BENEFITTING FROM 4 BEDROOMS SET ON A SITE OF CIRCA 0.74 ACRES, OVERLOOKING LOUGH BOFIN WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS OVER JOYCES COUNTRY. THIS DETACHED PROPERTY OFFERS SPACE, STYLE AND MAGNIFICENT VIEWS IN EVERY DIRECTION.
The property is of block construction with a rendered and stone fronted façade and exterior, under a natural slate roof and benefits from underfloor heating throughout, which is zoned for most rooms and is oil fired.
The house which was constructed circa 2005, is a detached family home, provides 245.5 sq. meters of accommodation, which takes benefit of its elevated position, with panoramic views over Joyce's Country. Every window creates a picture that changes as the seasons change. The split-level living room/dining room area with barrel-vaulted ceiling adds charm and character along with the bespoke kitchen, set to the west of the property. All four bedrooms are spacious (two with ensuite) and the whole property has a lovely family feel. Outside the property is set in some of the most beautiful countryside, west of Oughterard, with maintained gardens, including water features, terraced areas, patio areas and a separate garden shed. Internal inspection is essential to fully appreciate.
The property is set in well back from the road and overlooking Lough Bofin, which is part of the Owenriff River system which flows into Lough Corrib. The cottage is located above the old Clifden / Galway railway line, which is now the council road and part of a local 'Golden Mile'.
The location of this beautiful property is both secluded and very private, but not isolated, and is in a popular and highly sought after scenic area, within easy reach of Oughterard village which is just four miles away. Oughterard is well known for its range of shops, pubs, banks and hotels which cater for the large numbers of visitors who come to take advantage of the walking, boating and other leisure activities for which this area is justly famous. The property is close to Lough Adrehid, and overlooks Lough Bofin. Golf is available at the recently upgraded 18 hole Oughterard golf course, set in natural parkland and there are six other golf courses within an hour's drive.
Wooden front door leading to inner hallway.
INNER HALLWAY: - 5'6" (1.68m) x 5'6" (1.68m)
(W,E,N) double glazed wooden door leading into hall, with tiled flooring throughout, pine panelled ceiling, further doorway leading into the living room / sitting room.
LIVING ROOM/SITTING ROOM: - 32'6" (9.91m) x 17'3" (5.26m)
(N, S) A truly impressive split level room, with continuation of attractive tiled flooring throughout from hallway and carpeted flooring on the lower section, this beautiful bright barrel-vaulted ceiling room is perfect for entertaining and indoor living. The elevated area has double glazed doors giving access to a south facing patio area and a wooden balustrade separating off a separate office area, which could easily form a formal dining area. The lower living area is spacious and bright with a focal point of a solid fuel stove on a granite hearth with a granite surround and wooden mantle, with built-in shelving either side. There are television points, telephone points and doors leading to central corridor and southern corridor.
SOUTHERN CORRIDOR: - 3'6" (1.07m) x 9'0" (2.74m)
(W) with tiled flooring throughout, access to loft via hatch, door leading to two bedrooms.
BEDROOM 2: - 14'10" (4.52m) x 15'7" (4.75m)
(E, S) with carpeted flooring throughout, wood panelled barrel ceiling, beautiful full height picture window overlooking the rear garden.
ENSUITE: - 5'10" (1.78m) x 5'4" (1.63m)
(W) (Velux) with tiled flooring throughout, fully tiled walls, large walk-in shower cubicle with mains pressure drench shower, low level WC, was hand basin, wall mounted mirror with integrated lights and inset ceiling lights.
BEDROOM 3: - 11'9" (3.58m) x 9'1" (2.77m)
(E) with carpeted flooring throughout, views over side garden, door leading to ensuite.
ENSUITE: - 5'9" (1.75m) x 5'9" (1.75m)
(E) with tiled flooring throughout, fully tiled walls, walk-in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower, low level WC, was hand basin, wall mounted mirror with integrated lights.
From the living area there is a door leading into inner hallway.
INNER HALLWAY: - 6'8" (2.03m) x 4'7" (1.4m)
(S) (Velux) with tiled flooring throughout, doors leading to WC and storage cupboard, access to loft via hatch.
WC: - 7'11" (2.41m) x 3'2" (0.97m)
with tiled flooring throughout, part tiled walls, low level WC, was hand basin, wall mounted mirror with integrated lights, extractor fan.
STORGAE CUPBOARD: - 5'10" (1.78m) x 5'4" (1.63m)
with shelving and pipe work for underfloor heating.
From inner hallway door leading to kitchen/dining area.
KITCHEN/DINING AREA: - 30'1" (9.17m) x 14'0" (4.27m)
(N, W) with continuation of tiled flooring throughout, this beautifully bright room creates a picture in every window. The kitchen comprises of a beautiful range of wall mounted and base units, with inset one and a half sink drainer, tiled splash back, a range of built-in shelving, wine rack and dresser, space for a large fridge freezer, built-in Indesit double oven, four ring electric hob with extractor above. Again, the ceiling is barrel-vaulted with inset lights and central mounted lights. There is ample space for a large dining table and chairs. To the south there is a seating area with solid fuel stove, set on a granite hearth with wooden mantle and built-in shelving to the side. There are double glazed patio doors giving access to an outside deck area, with panoramic views over Joyce`s Country. There is a door leading to the utility room.
UTILITY ROOM: - 8'1" (2.46m) x 6'8" (2.03m)
(N) with continuation of tiled flooring throughout, a floor mounted range of work units with counter space above, inset stainless steel sink drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and large fridge freezer, range of wall mounted shelving.
From the kitchen area door leading to corridor.
CORRIDOR: - 15'8" (4.78m) x 3'5" (1.04m)
(E) with tiled flooring throughout, doors leading to two bedrooms and bathroom.
BEDROOM 4: - 9'11" (3.02m) x 11'5" (3.48m)
(W) with carpeted flooring throughout.
BATHROOM: - 11'4" (3.45m) x 5'5" (1.65m)
(W) with attractive red tiled flooring throughout and red and white fully tiled walls, bath with panelled surround with centrally mounted chrome taps, low level WC, was hand basin with wall mounted mirror with integrated lights and additional storage, large walk-in shower cubicle with mains pressure wall mounted shower.
BEDROOM 1: - 15'3" (4.65m) x 14'11" (4.55m)
(S, W) with carpeted flooring throughout, a beautiful range of built-in wardrobes and dressing table with additional drawers to the side, full height window giving views over rear garden, television point, barrel-vaulted wooden panel ceiling with inset ceiling lights.
To the rear of the property there is a south facing patio area, which is enclosed on three sides, giving total privacy and shelter. The patio area has beautiful views over the water feature and rear garden.
The property is approached by a driveway leading up to the front of the property over a cattle grid and gated entrance to a central turning area to the front of the property. There are lawned gardens surrounding the property which some are terraced but provide many beautiful points to enjoy the beautiful scenery and location.
SHED: - 10'6" (3.2m) x 15'7" (4.75m)
(S) (Velux) Being of stone construction with a slated roof which is currently used for storage and houses the boiler and water system.
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.