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We are delighted to bring to the market a beautiful 2-bedroomed cottage located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Presented in excellent condition, the cottage is within 1 mile of Letterfrack village and is located on the world famous Wild Atlantic Way route. Situated on a quiet country road, on a site of circa 0.62 of an acre, the cottage enjoys excellent views of the surrounding mountains-Diamond Hill, the Twelve Bens and to the rear Letterhill and Derryinver Bay. There is a large patio area to the back of the property that takes advantage of this fabulous scenery. The cottage enjoys privacy, with great garden space, mature trees and ample parking. A beautiful stone cut shed sits on the grounds also, which could make a possible office or studio subject to the necessary planning permits. There is ample room on site for parking multiple vehicles. Refurbished to a high standard in 2017, it is bright and airy throughout with lofty high ceilings. Along with two large ensuite bedrooms, accommodation comprises of a well-equipped kitchen, a large living/dining room and main bathroom with bath. There is 1 GB fibre broadband service into the house, which gives great opportunity to someone working from home. To verify, see: https://www.eir.ie/broadband/ Letterfrack is a hive of activity throughout the year due to the nearby ATU college campus and the landmarks of the Connemara National Park and Diamond Hill on your doorstep, which makes it a popular tourist destination also. Letterfrack offers a host of amenities including a school, creche, supermarket, restaurants, bars and more! This property offers a great opportunity as a full time home, holiday home or an investment property as a rental unit for college students throughout the year and short term lettings during the busy summer tourist season. SERVICES: Sewerage: Septic tank Water: Mains Heating: Oil fired central heating and solid fuel burner in living room Internet: There is 1 GB fibre broadband service into the house. To verify, see: https://www.eir.ie/broadband/ THE LOCAL AREA Letterfrack village is a very busy little village with three pubs, a lovely restaurant, café, book shop and a very well stocked supermarket. Letterfrack hosts a number of small festivals during the year – the most notable being Sea Week in October which is a celebration of all things maritime and includes walks, talks, exhibitions, and some very fine traditional music, and Bog Week in May which celebrates the local flora and fauna and again attracts many fine musicians, lecturers and poets. The furniture college in Letterfrack turns out some fine woodworkers and every year puts on an exhibition of the best work of the graduating class. The village of Tullycross is an easy drive from the house and boasts two pubs and the Maol Rae hotel which serves lunches and dinners. The Connemara National Park is just across the road from Letterfrack and provides a selection of lovely walks from wooded to mountainside, including one to the top of Diamond Hill. Staff at the park run activities for children during the summer months and the information centre gives a good history of the area. Kylemore Abbey and Gardens is also just a 10-minute drive from the house. The Abbey is currently host to students from the famous Notre Dame University, but the spectacular and historic building on the edge of Kylemore Lake is open to the public and the grounds provide lovely lakeside walks. There is an extensive shop and coffee shop catering to tourists. The old walled Victorian gardens, which have been restored and refurbished, display a great variety of plants and trees and bring one back to another era. Other things to do and see in the area: • Rosleague Manor Hotel for superb food in Moyard (15 minute drive). •The scenic Renvyle peninsula hosting the ruins of one of Grainne Maol’s castles. • Many lovely beaches within a 5 to 15 minute drive- The White Strand, Lettergesh, Glassilaun. • Killary Harbour and marvelous Leenane with its bars, restaurants and shops is 15 minutes away • Little Killary adventure centre (10 minutes’ drive) providing a huge range of outdoor activities for children and adults. It is the site of The Misunderstood Herron-a world famous coffee stop. • Scuba dive west - (15 minutes’ drive) - for experienced divers or beginners they provide courses and trips for every level. • Hill walking in the Twelve Bens and Maumturks • Salmon and trout fishing at various locations with local guides. • Horse riding in Tully village. • Perfect cycling country. Clifden, with its wonderful array of hotels, shops, bars and restaurants and the renowned Arts Festival, is only a 25 minute drive away The picturesque town of Westport is a 40-minute drive away.
Measurements (approximate): 1185sq ft or 110sq m Floor plan in photo gallery
BER: E2 BER No.103870556 Energy Performance Indicator:355.17 kWh/m²/yr
DIRECTIONS: At Letterfrack Village take the left-hand turn to Tullycross. Continue for circa one mile and you take the second left turn for Creggauns-there is a stone with sign at the top of the road. The subject property is the 4th property on the right hand side. Eircode: H91K682
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