DNG Martin O'Connor Estates agents are delighted to be able to offer for sale this amazing property at Glengowla, Oughterard.
Tucked away off the N59 in a picturesque countryside setting this wonderful holding consists of a traditional two storey farm house with a single storey cottage on c.23.2 acres of land with extensive river frontage onto the Owenriff River, renowned for its trout and salmon fishing, of c. 320 metres.
The property at the end of a council maintained road presents itself a unique opportunity to those who are looking to find a country home with character and even more so to those looking to establish a small farm. Due to its location on the Old Railway line,on the proposed Greenway and next door to the Glengowla mines attraction, it would be a lovely setting for a business such as pet farm, healing centre, cookery school or guest house. It is rare to find such a holding with so much to offer especially so close to Oughterard and within a half an hour of Galway City.
The land all enclosed by stone walls is laid out in various field sizes with a a mixture of meadows, woodlands, railway line and rough grazing. The two storey house dates to c. 1932 and the original homestead the single storey cottage dates to c. 1840. In need of full renovation both houses have unlimited potential to be renovated to their former glory in a modern style and be in the heart of wonderful unspoiled Connemara countryside.
The two storey house constructed c. 1932 was built by the vendors late father who was a gifted crafts man who returned from the United States to work the family farm on the passing of a family member. He along with local workmen constructed the entire house and later in 1940 added the side extension. The house, has been vacant for the past few years, is in need of total renovation however it will give the opportunity for one to add a modern extension and decorate to ones own personal taste and recreate a wonderful countryside home. The property has mains water, Electricity (needs reconnecting), phone line and a septic tank.