Description****************SERIOUS OFFERS CONSIDERED IN EXCESS OF €275,000*****************
Located just a 15minute drive from Westport, this comfortable, spacious, detached family residence, which provides stylish country accommodation combined with a quality of finish expected of modern day living, situated in an elevated position with a rural setting and yet within a walk of Louisburgh town centre.
Shancarrig House was purchased by the current/first owners in 2010 in shell and core state. The property stands on approximately c.0.110 hectares (c.0.272 acres) and benefits from views towards Carrowmore beach, Croagh Patrick and the surrounding countryside, while also just a short walk from Louisburgh town where all essential amenities are available.
Internally, the property offers an excellent balance of living and bedroom accommodation, which extends to 199 sq.m (c.2,142 sq.ft approx.). Careful thought and consideration has been put into its design where every inch of space has been cleverly utilised. The property is filled with natural light with a welcoming gallery hallway, which ensures the stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
A most welcoming living area with a wood burning stove fitted with a natural stone surround, which stands as an attractive focal point, offering a dining area and a cosy seating area on either side. This wonderful open plan area offers the perfect space for day to day modern living and entertaining.
The kitchen area is accessed via double doors from the living room and has been partitioned to allow space for a utility room and has a Rangemaster dual fuel stove in place. The main bathroom is generous in size and is fully tiled and fitted with W.C., wash hand basin and bath. There is also one ensuite bedroom at ground floor level
First floor accommodation comprises three ensuite bedrooms. All of the bedrooms benefit from views of the countryside, Croagh Patrick or on towards Carrowmore, with two of the bedrooms having double doors onto a small balcony. The master bedroom features a large en-suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe. There is additional space at attic level, which could be converted and has the potential to add up to 3 additional rooms. The property benefits from a high level of insulation which is reflected in its Building Energy Rating (B3).
The property is located on the main Louisburgh to Killeen road (R378), which is also along the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s first long distance touring route, ideally situated close to the town centre offering a variety of cafes/eateries, many Blue flag beaches, local GAA Club, Playground, primary and secondary school to name but a few and therefore would lend itself as an ideal B&B/Guesthouse. It is accessed via a gated access with a natural stone built wall.
There is a detached 2 car garage/workshop with main electricity connected adjacent to the property.
Located as it is on the Atlantic coast, Louisburgh is famous for its wide range of unspoilt beaches, famed for their clean bathing waters and untainted sandy coves. Beaches in the Louisburgh area include Carramore, Old Head and Bertra, while beaches in nearby Killadoon have been rated as the best in Europe, i.e. Tallabawn (Silver Strand) and Dooaghtry. Leenane is approx. 25 miles to the south of Louisburgh. Nearby Roonagh Pier, approx. 6 km from the town, is the departure point for ferries to Clare Island and Inishturk. Other beautiful scenic drives include going south to Connemara via Doolough and Leenane, north to Achill via Westport and Newport, or to Ballycastle and the Ceide Fields via Castlebar and Pontoon, or east to Tourmakeady and Lough Nafooey via Westport/ Tourmakeady and Leenane. A short drive from Louisburgh is the famous Killary Fjord, a 9-mile-long inlet which boasts some of the finest scenery in the west of Ireland.
If your passion is walking, climbing or just generally 'rambling', then Louisburgh is the perfect destination for you! There are numerous very interesting walks to discover in and around Louisburgh, with magnificent scenery thrown in for good measure. Louisburgh town has all essential day to day amenities, namely post office, church, convenience store, variety of cafes, public houses, chemist, doctors, primary and secondary schools to name but a few.
The town of Westport is approx. 21km from this property, Westport, designated one of Bord Failte's Heritage Towns, is situated in the shadow of Croagh Patrick, overlooking Clew Bay. One of the few planned towns in the Country, Westport was designed in the 18th Century by James Wyatt. It has become one of Ireland's established tourism centres, with many outstanding features, most notably the beautiful tree lined boulevard known as The Mall, running parallel to the Carrowbeg River.
Wild Atlantic Way:
From the wind-whipped tip of Malin Head to the safe haven of Kinsale Harbour, wrap yourself in the wilderness of the West coast of Ireland on the world's longest defined coastal touring route.
The Wild Atlantic Way is a sensational journey of soaring cliffs and buzzing towns and cities, of hidden beaches and epic bays. So, whether you drive it from end-to-end, or dip into it as the mood strikes, it's going to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. To find out more visit www.wildatlanticway.com
Galway Circa 1h 30mins Approx. 100km
Westport Circa 25 mins Approx. 22km
Castlebar Circa 45 mins Approx. 40km
Knock International Airport Circa 1 hour Approx. 76km
Dublin Circa 3h 30mins Approx. 280km
Heating: Oil fired central heating and wood burning stove
Bedroom 1 Ensuite
Bedroom 2 Ensuite
Bedroom 3 Ensuite
Bedroom 4 Ensuite Walk in wardrobe
Overall internal floor area: c.199 sq.m (c.2,142 sq.ft)
Features Comfortable, spacious, detached family residence
4 double bedrooms, all ensuite (one at ground floor level)
Elevated position, within walking distance of Louisburgh town and all essential amenities
Views towards Carrowmore beach, Croagh Patrick and surrounding countryside
High level of insulation, oil fired central heating and double-glazed windows
Additional space available to convert at attic level
Ideal family home with potential for B&B/Guesthouse
DirectionsFrom The Square in Louisburgh, proceed out the R378, towards Killeen, pass the GAA grounds on your left-hand side and the subject property is 200 metres past on the left-hand side with FM Auctioneers sign erected thereon.