DescriptionThis magnificent property is located at the junction of the Westport Road and the Louisbourg Road, directly overlooking the Killary fjord - the largest fjord in Europe. It is situated in a wild, rugged valley in the West of Ireland. The River Eriff and the surrounding areas are a premier location for fishing Wild Atlantic Salmon with regular guests returning year after year to experience the wonderful fishing in stunning surroundings.
Aasleagh Lodge is a 19th century Lodge, constructed by the Marquis of Sligo, perched on a steep hillside overlooking the spot where the River Effiff plunges over a wall of rock to reach Killary Harbour - Ireland\'s only fjord on the West coast of Ireland. The Lodge was designed to provide a confortable dwelling for friends and acquaintances of the Marquis who came to share the hunting and fishing with him.
The property is approached by a winding avenue of c. 0.4 km which is a spectacular entrance, situated on a very elevated position overlooking the fjord.
The Lodge was substantially refurbished in 2002 to include drylining, installation of a new heating system, rewiring etc. There is also a seperate 2-storey lofted barn where the upstairs has been converted to a self-contained 2 bed apartment. The property stands on a magnificent site of c. 20 acres with many mature trees, mainly Scot\'s pines, hedgerows and rhododendrons. Comprising a total area of c. 5,000 sq. ft with 9 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms.
The property is a very special period property, located in a beautiful part of Connemara. One can experience real country life, fishing, hunting and walking all the mountains in North Galway and South Mayo, including the Sheeffry Hills, Maam Turks and Partry mountains.
The \'Falls cottage and \'Fjord\' cottage - €450,000
The property comprises 2 fully restored semi-detached period cottages with spectacular views across Killary Fjord. Each cottage comprises c. 1,250 sq, ft with large open plan kitchen, dining and living area, utility, 2 bedrooms, one ensuite and main bathroom. The cottages have been refurbished in the last 10 years with double glazed windows, electric storage heating and solid fuel stove.
This property would be very desirable as a business venture or as holiday homes due to their unique location.