Stunning energy efficient family residence on two acres

Rear of property.

Rear of property.

DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard has long been known as an agent which provides the complete property service in the residential sales market. Renowned for bringing all types of property to the open market, the Galway city based agent is offering to the market one of the finest homes to come to the Galway market in recent times. This latest offering is a luxurious architect designed detached residence on the Dark Road in Kilcolgan. Set in a stunning woodland location, this beautifully presented home is discreetly set back on a tree-lined site of almost two acres and offers total seclusion and privacy.

Built in 2006, this prime family home comprises 3,750sq ft of spacious living accommodation and is finished to an exceptional standard. With sash windows and solid wood floors, and a tasteful neutral colour schemes, it is evident that a lot of thought was put into the build and finish of the house. The open plan flow of the property has a distinct American feel to it and the current owners have gone to great lengths to keep the house as homely as possible without compromising on style.

From the moment you walk through the front door into the spacious entrance hall, the quality is evident. With a formal living room, which has a stunning feature fireplace, and the adjacent dining room with its wood panel walls — both with stained walnut floors — the finish is top class. The lounge is every teenager’s sanctuary with room for the obligatory plasma TV and a pool table, and double doors leading out to the football pitch-sized rear garden. There is a state of the art home office with dark hardwood built-in shelves, perfect for those who need to work from home. The kitchen is quite simply stunning, fully integrated with Corian worktops and a large breakfast island, marble tiled floors, and an oil fired Aga. Off the kitchen there is an informal dining area and a large fully fitted utility room.

Upstairs the large landing offers a further sanctuary, and is perfect as another lounge area. The master bedroom has a huge walk-in-wardrobe, a beautiful en suite, and another private office/storeroom. The remaining bedrooms are all large doubles with en suite bathrooms. All the bathrooms are fully tiled with heated towel rails and have pressure zoned showers. The bedrooms feature the finest quality curtains and blinds, in keeping with the high class finish throughout this remarkable home.

Being offered to the market with the benefit of a top notch energy rating (B2 ), the house has a dual high efficiency heating system, ensuring the running costs are keep to the bare minimum.

The entrance to the property has private security gates and landscaped gardens. To the rear of the property is a fully fitted workshop which could be turned into a self contained unit. There is also a large galvanised shed with 19ft high ceiling, big enough to house a boat or several cars, with a smaller garden shed completing the line of outbuildings. To the east of the rear garden is a paddock which is suitable for numerous uses and may even become a garden which could provide the next owners with the opportunity to become almost self sufficient.

With a hugely attractive asking price of €550,000, this represents excellent value for anyone seeking a quality home in a stunning setting just a short commute to Galway city. For full particulars see,, or To arrange a private viewing call sole selling agent James Heaslip of DNG Maxwell Heaslip and Leonard at 091 565261.


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