Gortrevagh, Oughterard, Galway H91 RFY9., Galway

For Sale by private treaty


SITUATION & AMENITIES: 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 16 miles from the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road, rail and air connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon and Knock airports are some 2 hours from the property.

THE PROPERTY: The property was originally a stone cottage which was completely renovated and extended in the late 1980's to create the lovely family home it is today. The property is now a majority of block construction, with a rendered exterior, under a slated roof. The property is filled with charm and set on a beautifully maintained site. The property benefits from a newly installed triple-glazed windows and doors throughout, oil fired central heating, septic tank drainage, mains water and mains electricity.


A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate measurements is as follows:

UPVC door giving access to inner hallway.

Inner Hallway
(W) with tiled flooring throughout, panelled ceilings, exposed pointed stone walls, doors leading to main bedroom, bedroom 2 and kitchen/dining room.

Kitchen / Living Room / Porch - 26'1" (7.95m) x 12'0" (3.66m)
(N, E)` (porch measures 5`10 x 8`3) with continuation of tiled flooring throughout, the kitchen area comprises of a matching range of wall mounted and base units, with built-in oven, electric 4-ring hob with extractor above, space for slimline dishwasher, washing machine, under counter fridge freezer. There is ample storage, tiled splash back and inset stainless steel sink drainer. The whole room benefits from polished pitched pine ceiling and there is a breakfast bar. There is ample space for a dining table and 6-chairs.

Front Porchway
(N, E, S) being triple aspect and doors overlooking the garden and leading onto the patio area.

From the dining area there is a wooden door leading into the living room.

Living Room - 20'1" (6.12m) x 10'8" (3.25m)
with continuation of tiled flooring throughout, doorway leading to front porch, stairs rising to first floor. There is a beautiful wooden fireplace and surround with mirrors above, built-in stove, and featured old fashioned wrought iron fireplace. The whole room on the external walls is pointed stone, which is a beautiful feature. There is panelled ceilings and inner wall to add to the charm.

Front Porch - 5'0" (1.52m) x 5'3" (1.6m)
(S, W) with continuation of tiled flooring throughout, UPVC double glazed door giving access to outside and window to side. The walls and ceilings are pitch panel partially and there is a main electric fuse box.

From the dining area there is a corridor leading to a further bedroom (3).

Bedroom 1 - 19'5" (5.92m) Max x 9'9" (2.97m)
(W, S) with carpeted flooring throughout, panelled ceiling, door leading to ensuite.

En Suite - 6'0" (1.83m) x 5'0" (1.52m)
with tiled flooring throughout, fully tiled walls, panelled ceiling, walk-in shower cubicle, Triton T80 wall mounted shower, low level WC, wash hand basin, shaver light, extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 - 11'7" (3.53m) x 10'10" (3.3m)
(W) with carpeted flooring throughout, view to front, door leading to ensuite.

En suite - 7'0" (2.13m) Max x 3'5" (1.04m)
(N) with tiled flooring throughout, fully tiled walls, low level WC, wash hand basin, shaver light, walk-in shower cubicle with Triton T80 SI wall mounted shower.

Bedroom 3 - 10'0" (3.05m) x 9'2" (2.79m)
(W) with carpeted flooring throughout and views to front.

Bathroom - 6'5" (1.96m) x 6'1" (1.85m)
(N) with tiled flooring throughout, fully tiled walls, bath with panelled surround, access to hot press with a copper tank, low level WC, wash hand basin, shaver light.

From the living room wooden stairs leading to first floor.

First Floor - 2nd Living Room - 16'7" (5.05m) x 12'4" (3.76m)
(E) with varnished wooden flooring throughout, panelled walls and ceiling, focal point being a wrought iron fireplace, set on a liscanor hearth with attractive mirrored section above, door leading to storage, bedroom 4 and 5 and bathroom.

Bedroom 4 - 13'8" (4.17m) x 12'0" (3.66m)
(N, E) with continuation of solid wood flooring throughout, panelled walls and ceiling, window to rear.

Bedroom 5 - 12'7" (3.84m) Max x 11'11" (3.63m)
(E) ) with solid wood flooring throughout, pitch pine panelled ceiling and walls and configuration of single bed above the stairs.

Bathroom - 7'3" (2.21m) x 6'10" (2.08m)
(N) with wooden flooring throughout, panelled walls, inset wash hand basin in vanity unit, shaver light, walk-in shower cubicle with Mira Sport wall mounted shower, low level WC, access to the water tanks is via a sealed panel in the ceiling.

the property is approached by a gated entrance, with stone walls to the front of the property. There is ample parking area for 3 to 4 cars and lawned gardens to the side. There is a range of mature beds and borders, with a variety of trees to the south and an attractive patio area to the east. There are a range of fruit trees and to the front of the property there is a substantial shed that could create additional accommodation, subject to planning permission. The shed is divided into two sections, with wooden teak doors giving access to the roadside (south) and houses the oil tank. Facilities were made that this oil tank could be moved outside to the north of the shed, if desired. This section of shed measures 22` x 12`5, with power and lighting. Section two is currently used as a turf store and measures 12` x 10`9, with window to the side.

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 5 bedroom family home set close to Oughterard
  • Set on a lovely maintained site on 0.5 acres
  • New triple glazed windows and doors throughout
  • Good commuter route to Galway
  • Spacious garage / shed possible conversion STP

  Building Energy Rating

BERNo. 117552679
EPI: 211.83 kWh/m2/yr


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