Think of your ideal traditional Irish Thatched Cottage, well this is it! Immensely attractive and with bags of charm, this property offers the ultimate west of Ireland cottage retreat set in beautiful countryside offering excellent fishing and all on a lovely private site.
The property occupies an idyllic location close to the shores of Lough Cullin and Conn in Pontoon. Long renowned for its excellent trout fishing, this is an unspoilt and beautiful part of County Mayo which is close to the Wild Atlantic Way. Both Ballina and Castlebar are located within a 15minuite drive and offer excellent shopping, business and leisure facilities together with a great range of restaurants and cafes. The nearest town for essentials is Foxford famous for its fishing on the River Moy and the Foxford Woollen Mills. Main train services are located within 3.5 kms which has a number of daily trains running between Dublin and Westport.
Foxford 5kms, Foxford Train Station 3.5km Castlebar 19kms, Ballina 17kms, Westport 33kms, Knock Airport 33kms, Galway 92kms, Sligo 78kms, Dublin 229kms.
An utterly charming period cottage complete with thatched roof which was replaced 5 years ago and a single storey flat roof rear extension. The property has loads of character and must be viewed to be fully appreciated. Having undergone a complete refurbishment and extension c 20 years ago, the property extends to 100 sq.m and has full hardwood double glazing throughout. The main living room has large fireplace and wood burning stove and a timber panelled vaulted ceiling. There is a cosy second reception room and 2 bedrooms as well as an attic/loft room.
The property sits behind a short tree lined avenue with gravelled surface. There is pleasant rear garden and an abundance of mature trees which provides complete privacy. In addition the property features a large concrete block garage/work shop which extends to 38sq.m
Lands- The property sits on a site of some 0.87 Hectares (2.15 Acres). The lands have a number of mature trees with the house sitting towards the centre of the holding. There is an amount of the lands which are largely undeveloped and acts as a buffer from the surrounding properties
The property has the following services
Water- Group water scheme connection
Sewerage- on site septic tank
Electric- Main supply
Heating- Solid fuel stove and electric heating
Title- The property has a Freehold title contained within Folio MY37551F
LIVING ROOM 1 5.10m x 4.39m
Original tiled floor, timber panelled, vaulted ceiling, open fireplace with stove
LIVING ROOM 2 4.36m x 3.16m
Polished timber floors, exposed timber beams to ceiling
KITCHEN: 4.14m x 3.02m
Timber fitted kitchen with Belfast sink, tiled floor
BATHROOM (1): 1.98m x 2.28m
Shower, WC, whb
BEDROOM (1): 4.37m x 3.37m
Polished timber floors, vaulted timber panelled ceiling
BATHROOM (2): 3.2m x 1.79m
Shower, WC, whb
BEDROOM (2): 3.30m x 3.76m
Polished timber floors
ATTIC ROOM 4.36m x 3.16m
Restricted headroom, polished timber floors, vaulted timber panelled ceiling
TOTAL FLOOR AREA = 100 sq. m. (1,076sq.ft)
Features• Totally unique and utterly charming property which is full of character on a very private site of 2.15 Acres
• Positioned close to the shores of Lough Conn with lake access immediately across the road from the property
• Thatched roof replaced 5 years ago and has single storey rear extension
• Lovely tree lined avenue entrance
• Hardwood double glazed windows throughout
• Ideal holiday/retirement home in this beautiful part of County Mayo
BER DetailsBER: F BER No.111346169 Energy Performance Indicator:88.07 kWh/m²/yr
From Castlebar, take the Pontoon Road (R310) for 16kms following signs for Pontoon. Bear right at Healy’s Bar and continue for c 2kms past former Pontoon Bridge Hotel for further 1kms and take right hand turn at lay by in road. The property is the first on the right hand side.
Viewing DetailsStrictly by appointment only