Athry, Recess, Co. Galway
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Athry, Recess, Co. Galway


2 Bed

1 Bath

50 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 50 m²
For Sale by DNG Online Auction on the 18th of January 2024 at 2pm. TO REGISTER FOR OUR ONLINE AUCTION on the 18th of January 2024: Visit Choose/ Search for your property of interest, click log in & register to bid and follow the necessary steps. Bidder security required prior to auction date in order to successfully bid on the day. DNG Martin O'Connor are pleased to offer for sale by DNG Online Auction on the 18th of January 2024 this unique opportunity to acquire a cottage and land in scenic country side location in the heart of Connemara with the Maum Turks and the Twelve Bens in the background. The property on an elevated site of c. 6.60 Ha (16.3 acres) is situated on the N59 the main Galway to Clifden route just beyond Recess and close to the Roundstone turnoff. The property enjoys fine views over Athry Lough and also has the benefit of private access to the lake. The cottage in need of renovaton comprises of a kitchen/living room, two bedrooms, bathroom. Directly to the rear of the property is a stone built building which could easily be connected to the main dwelling house (Subject to Planning Permission) to provide additional living accommodation and create a wonderful family home or holiday residence in this scenic area of Connemara. The land in one section provides excellent opportunity to create nice gardens, keep some animals with potential to plant trees and create excellent amenity space. Only a short walk/drive from the property is the Pine Island Viewpoint, where one can take in the spectacular views across to Pine Island, sitting on Derryclare Lough against a backdrop of the Twelve Bens. The Maméan pilgrimagewalk/scenic hike is also within driving distance of the property (10 km) where one can enjoy a hike through the valley in the Maamturk Mountains and take in the spectacular views of the surrounding Connemara landscape. The local shop, post office, craftshop and bar are also located in Recess village, a mere 5 minute drive from the property while Ballyconneely and the many fine beaches it has to offer is only a 30 minute drive away. Directions: From Galway City, take the N59 Galway - Clifden road towards Clifden continuing through Moycullen, Oughterard, Maam Cross and Recess. After passing Joyces Craft shop in Recess, continue for a further 3.9 km. The property is located on the right hand side, just after the property with the Eircode H91 Y0FN and identified by the DNG Martin O'Connor For Sale Sign. Hallway 3.2m x 1.22m. Living Room 4.88m x 3.66m. Open fireplace. Excellent sea views. Bedroom 1 4.88m x 3.35m. Bedroom 2 3.5m x 2.95m.

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Property Features

  • Cottage with old stone building in need of renovation
  • c. 6.60 Ha (16.3 acres)
  • Over looking Athry Lough
  • Direct access to lake
  • Huge redevelopment potential
  • Large site
  • South facing
  • In the heart of Connemara

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School NameSt PaulsDistance30.8kmPupils459
School NameSancta Maria CollegeDistance33.9kmPupils542
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School NameColáiste MhuireDistance36.9kmPupils95
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