Railway Lodge, Canrawer, Oughterard, Co. Galway
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Railway Lodge, Canrawer, Oughterard, Co. Galway


5 Bed

5 Bath

273 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 273 m²
Oughterard is a traditional village nestled beside the largest lake in Ireland, Lough Corrib. The village sits at the start of the Connemara Mountain Range and is only a short drive from the vibrant city of Galway. With its traditional, colourful stone shopfronts and a 16th century Aughnanure Castle, it perfectly combines old Irish charm with contemporary levels of service and comfort. Further unique attractions include lovely gift shops, cruises along the lake, an 18 hole golf club and delightful eateries. The final crowning jewel of the village is the lovely Owenriff River running through it, beginning in the Connemara mountains and flowing, at the edge of town, into Lough Corrib. Railway Lodge, Canrawer is located just 1.5km from the village and is nestled on 1.25 acres/0.5 hectares of mature established gardens, a beautiful peaceful home, just 20 miles/32 kms to Galway City. Built in 1996, Railway Lodge was run as a guest house for many years and benefits from having five large ensuite bedrooms & four reception rooms. The current owners have lovingly cared for and maintained their home over the past 26 years and now feel it is time to pass on the home for the next stage of its history. Upon entering this home, you will be surprised by its bright and spacious accommodation. A large entrance hall greets you with doors to the left leading to the kitchen and dining rooms. A long hall leads to two further living rooms, two downstairs ensuite bedrooms and guest toilet. Upstairs there are three further bedrooms all of which are ensuite. Externally the property benefits from having a large detached garage, which is fully wired and plumbed and a separate storage shed. Located on the edge of Oughterard Village it benefits from all the services it has to offer yet it is within easy commute of Galway City. Railway Lodge is a special property for many reasons, it has been a very happy home for its current owners, they now wish to pass it on so that its next occupants can enjoy its charms. Porch: Tiled floor, door to entrance hall. Entrance Hall: Large entrance hall with solid timber floors & stairs. Dining Room: Formal dining room to the front of the house with solid timber flooring, painted timber ceiling, cast iron solid fuel fireplace, dual aspect windows. Kitchen/Dining Area: Large room with painted solid timber kitchen units, tiled splash back and counter tops, integrated Stoves oven with 7 ring gas hob and separate 5 ring gas hob, features a Belfast sink and plumbing for dishwasher. Double doors to side of the house, dual aspect windows from both kitchen and dining area. Door to utility & hall. Utility: Plumbed for washing machine & dryer, contains extra storage units, shelves & sink, door to rear garden. Living Room: Cosy living room with solid timber flooring, cast iron fireplace with solid fuel stove, double doors from here lead to the conservatory. Conservatory: Large room surrounded by windows and door to side, features recess lights & timber flooring. Bedroom 1: Double room to the front of the house with timber floors & partly tiled en suite with suite to include shower, wc and wash hand basin. Bedroom 2: Large double room to the back of the house with timber floors, feature fireplace, dual aspect windows and large wet room with walk in shower, wc and wash hand basin. Landing: Large landing with feature dormer window, timber floors and shelved hot press. Bedroom 3: To the right of the landing with feature windows to both the front and side of the property. Large room which fits both a double and single bed, timber flooring, walk in wardrobe and large en suite shower room with shower, wc and wash hand basin. Bedroom 4: Double room to the back of the home with timber floors and en suite shower room. Bedroom 5: Double room with timber flooring, two feature windows overlooking the old railway line, feature en suite bathroom with suite to include free standing bath, corner shower, wc and wash hand basin. Garden: Located on 1.25 acres, the boundaries are clearly defined by a mixture of stone wall boundaries and post & rail fencing to the southerly aspect. There is a paddock on the northerly aspect with separate gated access. A driveway leads to the front and side of the property. The gardens are in lawn with mature shrubbary beds.
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Property Features

  • 1.25 Acre Site
  • Large Detached Garage
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Zoned Heating System
  • Double Glazed PVC Windows
  • Septic Tank Drainage

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