DescriptionA CHARMING TRADITIONAL THATCHED COTTAGE WITH A RANGE OF OUTBUILDINGS, IN NEED OF RENOVATION SET ON A SITE OF 0.5 ACRES WITH AN ADDITIONAL 7.4 ACRES AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION.
THE HOUSE: Constructed in the 19th Century, this charming thatched cottage now comes to the market in need of renovation and offers an amazing opportunity to create a lovely family home. The property has a lovely sized living room with doors leading to 3 bedrooms and a back kitchen and bathroom. Outside, there is a generous stone barn, subdivided and with a motor pit for the automotive buyers. To the rear there is a further block built shed with large steel doors and a redundant water tank to the side. The property is a listed property and dates back to the 19th century, has a thatched roof, solid stone walls with a rendered exterior and a flat roof extension to the rear. The property is just 1.5 miles to Lough Corrib (Greenfields), which is just at the end of the lane beside the house.
Located just 4 miles from Headford, this is a lovely country area yet within easy commuting distance of Galway. Headford derives its name from Áth Cinn, 'the head of the ford', is a fast developing and improving town with a good selection of banks, churches, shops, supermarkets, pubs, and other facilities.
The property is just 3 miles from the local National School, while there are two other National Schools within 4 miles of the property. The main Secondary School is in Headford.
The property is situated on the north western side of Headford giving easy access to the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road, rail and air connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 2 hours from the property.
A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate measurements are as follows:
Wooden single glazed door leading into kitchen/living roomProperty Reference :SPEN649
AccommodationKITCHEN/LIVING ROOM: - 12'5" (3.78m) x 14'3" (4.34m)
(S) with solid fuel stove, doors leading to 3 bedrooms and back kitchen, wooden pitch panel ceiling.
BEDROOM 1: (S) - 6'7" (2.01m) x 9'8" (2.95m)
BEDROOM 2: - 11'1" (3.38m) x 14'0" (4.27m)
() with open fire and barrel vaulted ceiling.
BEDROOM 3: - 9'10" (3m) x 7'0" (2.13m)
(N)` with access to loft area
BACK KITCHEN: - 8'11" (2.72m) x 8'0" (2.44m)
(N, W) with basic kitchen, door leading to bathroom.
BATHROOM: (E) - 7'8" (2.34m) x 8'2" (2.49m)
The property is a listed property and dates back to the 19th century, has a thatched roof, solid stone walls with a rendered exterior and a flat roof extension to the rear.
The external measurements are 5.5 meters by 12 meters, with a 2.5 by 6 extension to the rear. To the side there is a detached barn of stone construction with a corrugated roof measures 34`10 x 14` with internal block division and there is a pit for carrying out work to cars. To the rear of the property there is a block built shed measuring 4 x 10 and to the side of that there is an old water tank.
To the side there is a detached barn of stone construction with a corrugated roof measures 34`10 x 14` with internal block division and there is a pit for carrying out work to cars. To the rear of the property there is a block built shed measuring 4 x 10 and to the side of that there is an old water tank.
There are an additional 7.4 acres of grazing lands available by separate negotiation, these are not being sold separately and have a price guide of €40,000. As can be seen by maps and images, these lands offer good grazing, are divided into separate fields and have road frontage so site potential subject to consent by Galway County Council. Should these not be purchased then the owner will construct a stone wall around the half acre site.
septic tank drainage, mains electricity and connection to New Claran water scheme with a cost of about €100 per year.
From Headford crossroads, head towards Claran and keep left just after the graveyard. After 1 mile, turn right (signposted Greenfields), ignore the next right road and at the fork take the middle road. The property will be found on the right hand side marked by our `For Sale` board. (53.464827, -9.187942)
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
- In need of Renovation
- A charming traditional thatched cottage
- With a range of outbuildings
- Set on a site of 0.5 acres
- With an additional 7.4 acres available by separate negotiation