SITUATION & AMENITIES: The property is almost equidistant between Moycullen and Oughterard and therefore enjoys the best of both worlds.
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.
Moycullen offers a comprehensive range of facilities, with schooling, sports facilities, restaurants, supermarkets, crèches and a range of boutique and local shops all being well catered for.
The property is 12 miles from 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 1.5 hours from the property.
THE HOUSE: Constructed circa 1896 this period property being steeped in history and retaining many of its original features now comes to the market in a partially renovated state. With circa meter thick cut stone walls mostly throughout the property, high ceilings and spacious reception rooms this lovely family home has been cleverly brought into the 21st century with the benefits of underground heating and double glazing yet retaining most of the original features of the house. The house is of stone construction with a rendered exterior, under a slate roof and has double glazed doors and windows throughout. Being so ...