An ideal opportunity to acquire a fantastic family home, set in the rolling countryside and yet just 4km from Westport town centre. This detached bungalow residence, located in nearby Carnaclay, sits on an elevated site and offers bright spacious living accommodation arranged over ground floor, but also provides a discerning purchaser the option to create further living, office, studio accommodation at first floor where there is an additional c.1,658 sq,ft available. The walls and ceiling have been plaster boarded with plumbing and electrics in place. Planning permission was originally grated for a further 6 bedrooms (2 ensuite) and a bathroom at first floor, however this area has been left open plan and could be used for many purposes, depending on the buyers requirements.
The ground floor accommodation is accessed via a large open hallway, where a staircase is fitted to provide access to the first floor. A good size living room with an open fireplace sits to the front of the property. The kitchen is situate to the rear and with another living space off, provides a fantastic area to entertain guests. The kitchen is fully fitted with integrated appliances and a large centre breakfast counter. Just off is a fitted utility room and a fully tiled shower room.
There are 4 bedrooms, all good size rooms with the master having an Ensuite and walk in wardrobe. To finish off the ground floor accommodation is a very large bathroom, fully tiled with a free-standing bath and separate shower. The property has been finished to a high standard throughout.
Externally, the property sits on an elevated site offering pleasant views of Croagh Patrick, Nephin Mountains and Clogher Lake. The garden is set in lawn, which runs around the property. There is a tarmacadam driveway. Adjacent to the property is a detached garage, which is laid out over two floors, fitted with double glazed windows and cavities pumped with insulation, making it an ideal space to convert to a self-contained one bedroom (subject to Planning Permission).
Given the location and generous size of this property, it offers an array of opportunities to deliver a substantial income, a fantastic work from home space, Guest house/B&B, Air B&B, Artist studio to name but a few.
The town of Westport is approx. 3km from this property, Westport, designated one of Bord Failte's Heritage Towns, is situated in the shadow of Croagh Patrick, overlooking Clew Bay. One of the few planned towns in the Country, Westport was designed in the 18th Century by James Wyatt. It has become one of Ireland's established tourism centres, with many outstanding features, most notably the beautiful tree lined boulevard known as The Mall, running parallel to the Carrowbeg River.A visit to Westport is a unique experience. The designated Heritage Town provides the perfect base for a visit to Croagh Patrick. Complete the experience with an exploration of the past in the Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick Heritage Centres or Museum of Country Life in nearby Castlebar. Spend family time at the famous Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park, which consistently ranks among Ireland’s top day visitor attractions. For more information see: www.destinationwestport.com
Entrance Hallway: 5.30m x 2.90m
Sitting Room: 4.40m x 3.80m
Kitchen: 6.00m x 4.60m
Living Room: 5.10m x 4.50m
Utility Room: 3.20m x 2.20m
Shower Room: 4.60m x 1.60m
Hotpress: 2.10m x 1.50m
Bedroom 1: 4.60m x 3.40m
Bedroom 2: 3.80m x 3.70m
Bathroom: 4.60m x 3.30m
Bedroom 3: 4.30m x 3.80m
Ensuite: 3.00m x 2.00m
Walk In Wardrobe: 2.00m x 1.70m
Bedroom 4: 4.60m x 2.00m
Open Plan Space: 22.00m X 7.00m
Available for conversion with wiring, services for two en-suites and bathroom, gable and velux windows fitted stira to attic, fully insulated roof and staircase fitted.
Features Substantial detached bungalow residence in close proximity to Westport town (c.4km)
Additional c.154 sq m/c.1,658 sq ft on the first floor available for conversion
Situate on elevated site with pleasant views of surrounding countryside, Croagh Patrick & Clogher Lake
Spacious living & bedroom accommodation – 4 bedrooms (1 ensuite)
Close proximity to schools and all essential day to day amenities
Ideal family home with ample additional space for a work from home situation
DirectionsFrom Westport, proceed out the N5 (Westport to Castlebar Road), taking a turn left on to the Lodge Road, proceed down this road and take a right for Carnaclay (see FM Auctioneers directional sign). Continue for 1.5km and the property is on the left hand side.