Barna Gardens is an exclusive enclave of some of Galway’s most magnificent homes which are discreetly situated just off the Barna Road adjacent to Silverstrand Beach and Barna Woods. A mature tree lined avenue leads from the Barna Road to the properties. At the end of this avenue and enjoying a tranquil and secluded setting is a magnificent residence which is currently on the market with Mike Mullery of Mullery auctioneers.
The residence, which was built less than 10 years ago, offers luxurious, well planned, and generously proportioned accommodation extending to approximately 4,200sq feet with an additional 1,300sq feet approximately of accommodation in attic rooms (approximately 5,500sq feet in total ).
The residence, which is finished to exacting standards, boasts a quality high-end finish and is overflowing with many bespoke features. The sumptuous interior designed rooms are finished with a mix of painted walls, contemporary wallpapers, and bespoke wall panelling.
Set in about one acre of glorious landscaped grounds, the house is approached by a sweeping gravelled driveway which leads to a parking area at the front of the house. At the end of the driveway, secure electronically controlled gates provide access from the main avenue.
A set of limestone steps lead to the front door of this stunning home. Inside, the entrance lobby with travertine tiled floor and glazed doors leads to a vast, yet very welcoming, hall. This stunning space, enhanced by high ceilings, boasts a beautiful fireplace with a basket gas fire to the left and a stunning bespoke curved staircase on the opposite side. The hall is finished with travertine tiled floors and ceiling coving.
Off the hall to the right is a beautifully appointed sitting room finished with herringbone wooden floors, fireplace with a basket gas fire, painted timber wall panelling, and luxurious wallpaper. This room opens directly to what is without doubt the heart of this home. The kitchen/dining room features a bespoke solid wood kitchen with silestone worktops, a large central island unit with sink, and a pantry. The floors are finished with a herringbone wooden floor and the walls are in part timber panelled. A set of double doors lead from the kitchen to the rear garden, an ideal place to sit and enjoy breakfast on a sunny summer morning. Off the kitchen is a large utility room and guest wc.
Moving to the other side of the hall, there are a further two reception rooms. The main living room to the front is a wonderfully proportioned room with walnut floors, feature fireplace with basket gas fire, and large windows to both the front and side. Double doors lead to a family room finished with walnut floors. A beautifully appointed shower room completes the ground floor accommodation.
Moving up the sweeping timber staircase, the enormous landing is flooded with natural light and provids a perfect setting to sit, relax, and read a book or newspaper, or simply to soak up the wonderful views over the front garden and towards Barna Woods.
There are four generous sized bedrooms on the first floor, all of which are en suite and three of which have walk-in wardrobes. The luxurious master bedroom suite, which spans the full depth of the house, would not be out of place in any five star hotel. The bedroom to the front enjoys superb views and is finished with wooden floors and wall panelling. From here you walk through a large dressing area to the en suite bathroom. The dressing area is fitted with floor to ceiling shelving, hanging rails and drawers. To the rear is a beautifully appointed en suite bathroom with travertine tiled floors and walls, large walk-in shower with rainfall shower head, a double Jacuzzi bath, and twin wash basins. The en suite enjoys views over the rear gardens. A separate stairs lead from the landing to the attic level with comprises three very large rooms, two of which have shower rooms.
The extremely private grounds are simply glorious, with large lawns to the front and rear, gravelled driveway, and parking area and two block built sheds. An almost secret garden is revealed with a set of steps to the rear of the lawn. The steps lead down through a beautiful woodland setting with a stream running through it.
The property boasts an idyllic setting adjacent to Barna Woods and Silverstrand and equidistant from Salthill and Barna. All conceivable services and amenities are situated close by, including a choice of primary and post primary schools, shops, supermarkets, excellent restaurants, bars, and coffee shops, as well as Galway Golf Club and numerous sporting clubs and facilities.
The sale represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a truly special property in a stunning setting. The only way to fully appreciate what is on offer here is to view the property which is guaranteed not to disappoint; however to whet your appetite a virtual walk through is available on mulleryauctioneers.ie