Stunning surrounds in Oughterard

Water feature.

Water feature.

Situated on a beautiful elevated site, this fabulous four bedroom family home offers bright, colourful, gardens of circa 0.77 acre with panoramic views over Lough Corrib, the surrounding countryside, and the Partry Mountains.

Constructed in the 1970s and completely renovated in the early 2000s, this family home located at Barnagorteeny, Glann, Oughterard, offers luxurious and spacious bright well-proportioned rooms throughout. There are lovely views from virtually all windows of the property.

The house is of block construction with a rendered exterior under a concrete tile roof and is fully alarmed throughout. Accommodation comprises an inner hall, living room, kitchen/dining room (divided by a glass wall with oak framing and doors, allowing light to fill the house ), conservatory, study, four double bedrooms with master en suite and dressing room, a second en suite double room, and family bathroom.

To the rear of the property there is a covered walkway which benefits from good light and provides access to the boiler house and garage. The property has oil fired central heating and double glazed windows and doors throughout, with upgrades of additional cavity wall insulation and attic insulation. The property is being sold with curtains, light fittings, and carpets included.

Oughterard is a friendly village which has grown substantially in size over the past few years. Visitors and locals are well catered for with a good range of shops, lively pubs, bank, post office, and restaurants which cater for almost every need, not to mention the walking, fishing, and other leisure amenities for which this area is justly famous. Golf is available only 15 minutes from the property at Oughterard Golf Club, set in natural parkland, and there are six other golf courses within an hour's drive.

Oughterard has a diversity of spectacular scenery on the doorstep of Connemara with the tranquillity and comfort of country living, yet less than 30 minutes’ drive to Galway city. The area abounds with wildlife, some of it rare, and is the home of one of Ireland’s most elusive mammals, the tree dwelling pine martin, as well as deer, otter, hare, rabbit, badger, stoat, and all manner of birds, making it a nature lover’s delight.

The road on which the property is situated is part of the Western Way, a 50km walking trail from Oughterard to Leenane, and the road finishes some four miles past the house at the hill of Doon. There are also many walking trails through forests and moorland intersected with many small rivers and streams and with spectacular views over Lough Corrib.

The gardens extend to 0.77 acre and have been created by the former owners to provide colour and enjoyment all year round, there are patio areas paved with Liscannor stone to the front and rear of the property with a wide range of mature shrubs and bushes interspersed, and an attractive water feature with pumped water system culminating in a pond at the lower edge of the garden. The views from the property are impressive with the Partry Mountains, Lough Corrib, and rolling hills surrounding the house.

The BER is C2 on BER cert number 100742246. The property is being offered for sale freehold – offers on €375,000.

Viewing is strictly by appointment through sole agent Spencer auctioneers, phone 091 423315.

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