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. There are primary, secondary schools and a crèche within 10 minutes walking distance of the property.
THE HOUSE: The property is of stone construction with a rendered exterior under a slate roof with some feature areas of pointed and exposed liscanor stone. The property is set on a site of circa 1.1 acres of mature gardens which are charming and provide views over the local countryside. To the front of the property there is a detached garage and utility area which could provide additional accommodation subject to necessary planning constraints. There is ample parking which is chipped and a large range of mature trees and shrubs surrounding the area. To the south of the main property there is a polytunnel, several areas of flower beds and vegetable plots which create a true gardeners dream.
The property is 17 miles from the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road and rail connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 2 hours from the property. Dublin airport is approximately 2.5 hours.
A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate measurements are as follows:
A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate measurements, is as follows:
Wooden front door with glass pane full height side panels leading to inner hall.
Accommodation INNER HALL: - 8'10" (2.69m) x 7'4" (2.24m)
(E) with solid wood flooring throughout, integrated boot rug, door leading to kitchen and further arc ...