DescriptionContemporary style cottage with panoramic views over Lough Corrib
Mount Gable Cottage is an impressive contemporary style home, built in a stunning mountainside location between Lough Corrib and Lough Mask. The property was fully renovated and refurbished in 2011, by architect Lester Naughton and is finished to an exceptional standard as you can see from the photographs and list of specifications.
Designed and built with a focus on energy efficiency, the home features modern technologies such as Nordan triple-glazed windows, a mechanical heat recovery ventilation system and underfloor heating throughout, all combining to make Mount Gable Cottage a wonderful example of a truly eco sustainable, comfortable home. Importantly, the property is also wheelchair accessible.
With a south-facing situation, the layout of the accommodation is over a single floor, providing lateral living which will suit all lifestyles. The reception hall opens into a large open plan area consisting of a spacious kitchen/dining room with island unit and electric cooker, and a sitting room with a vaulted ceiling and wooden flooring. Through the double sliding doors from the dining area is a terraced area, which is ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining guests. The view from the terrace over Lough Corrib is magnificent.
Again, off the main hall, are two double bedrooms including a master bedroom with en suite. Both bedrooms have been wonderfully decorated and come with fitted wardrobes, with lights, and carpeted flooring. The main bathroom and en suite are beautifully tiled and fitted, the main bathroom with bath, wc and whb and the en suite with shower, wc and whb. The attic has a carpeted floor, Velux window and there is ladder access from the main bedroom.
In all, the house extends to about 105 square metres / 1,130 square feet.
Nordan triple-glazed clad wooden windows
Trunk wood flooring
Ecru granite floor-tiles
Kitchen units, sitting-room bookshelf, bathroom units, built in wardrobes, all custom designed by Billamore Woodcraft
Quartz kitchen worktops by Comer Granite & Marble
Crema Lite marble tiles in the kitchen, bathroom and en suite
Paul Novus Mechanical Heat Recovery Ventilation
Air to Water heat pump
Integrated spaces for washing machine and ironing facilities
There is a storage shed beside the entrance to the property.
Gardens and Grounds
The exquisite grounds are a particular feature of Mount Gable Cottage. The property is built on the side of Mount Gable, providing mountain views and shelter to the north and uninterrupted, panoramic views over Lough Corrib and sunlight to the south.
The well-stocked gardens are largely landscaped with a mixture of lawn, meadow and a large rock feature with a walled area. A grass path cut through the meadow will provide hours of entertainment for children and ideal viewing spots for adults.
In all, the grounds extend to about 0.51 hectare / 1.2 acres.
BER rating: A3
BER number: 105149975
Strictly by appointment by the selling agents, Savills Country Agency.
The Eircode for the property is F12 Y6Y3.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale including garden statuary, light fittings, and other removable fittings, although some items may be available by separate negotiation.
Central heating provided by an air to water heat pump, well water, mains electricity, septic tank, broadband.
Please be advised that the selling agents have not checked the services and any purchaser should satisfy themselves with the availability and adequacy of all services.
Entry & Possession
Entry is by agreement with vacant possession.
Offers may be submitted to the selling agents, Savills, 33 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2
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A closing date for best offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are asked to register their interest with the selling agents following inspection. The sellers reserve the right to exchange a Contract for the sale of any part of the subjects of sale ahead of a notified closing date and will not be obliged to accept the highest or any offer.
All offers (regardless of the country of residence of the offering party) must be accompanied by a guarantee or suitable form of reference from a bank, which gives the sellers satisfaction that the purchaser has access to the funds required to complete the purchase at the offered price.
Should there be any discrepancy between these, the General Remarks and Information, Stipulations and the Contract of Sale, the latter shall prevail.
Mount Gable Cottage is situated at the end of an attractive country lane, tucked away in a private enclave with magnificent views looking south over Lough Corrib - a picturesque landmark with its many islands.
The property, located in the heart of Connemara, is only a short distance from Clonbur (3.5 km), a quaint village with a fine selection of restaurants, bars, B&B's, post office, shopping and other general amenities. This pretty village is nestled between Lough Mask and Lough Corrib, renowned for their excellent fishing tourism. Clonbur is a busy village and comes with all the amenities a homeowner would want whether using the property as a full-time home or just the holidays.
Situated just a short drive from the property is the renowned village of Cong (8 km), home to Ashford Castle, the former Guinness home, now a 5-star hotel and one of the world's top tourist destinations.
Mweelrea, the highest mountain in Connacht, is very popular with locals and tourists alike and is a wonderful amenity to have close by.
Maam Cross (28 km) is famed for its magnificent scenery and the crossroads to Connemara with its many fine hotels, restaurants, walking trails, beautiful beaches, fishing and many leisure and cultural pursuits.
Delphi Resort and Adventure Centre (47 km) is a private resort offering a luxury spa and outdoor adventure pursuits and water activities.
The tourist town of Westport, known for its beautiful rugged landscape, the Great Western Greenway and Croagh Patrick is 50km distant.
Ireland West Airport Knock (70 km) provides convenient access for over 20 international destinations. Dublin Airport is 260 km distant.
- 2 bedroom contemporary style cottage
- Panoramic views over Lough Corrib
- Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room area
- Built to a very high standard with a modern finish
- Sitting on about 1.2 acres of garden and meadow
BER DetailsBER: A3
BER No: 105149975
The Eircode for the property is F12 Y6Y3.
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Savills Dublin - Country on + 353 (0) 1 663 4350