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€149,000 SALE AGREED

Barna, Drummin, Westport, Co. Mayo

2 Bed

1 Bath

89 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 89 m²
This beautiful cottage is accessed off a rural country road, over the Erriff River and nestled into the dramatic mountainous Sheefry mountains. The cottage, is located along the Wild Atlantic Way and the scenic Sheefry pass, circa 5km from Drummin. The property sits on an elevated site of c.0.50 acres and commands spectacular views across the surrounding countryside and mountains. The cottage, which was build pre 1963, has undergone extensive works by the current owners and now presents as a traditional, cosy, attractive home. On entering you are greeted with a tastefully presented living space with a feature solid fuel stove, which is the source of heating for the cottage. The kitchen is located to the rear and offers a fantastic space, incorporating the dining area and room for an office/study corner. Off here is a cleverly positioned utility space and bathroom with a free-standing bath. There is a further roofed area located off the kitchen, which is currently used for storage which has no services connected, however could easily be converted to add further living/bedroom accommodation. The bedroom accommodation is laid out on either side of the living space, comprising two bedrooms, one of which has been split in two to make space for a third, but can be easily altered to create one large bedroom. Externally, there is a small lawned garden to the front of the cottage which provides an excellent viewpoint for the stunning views on offer. A pedestrian gate allows access over a pathway to the front door. There is off street parking available to the side of the property where steps provide access to the side and the outbuildings. There are two stone storage shed and a haybarn located adjacent to the property with a further piece of ground located beyond same. The property provides an excellent opportunity to acquire a haven for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Accommodation Comprises: Living Room: 4.36m x 3.82m Bedroom 1: 3.90m x 4.78m Hotpress: 1.14m x 0.95m Bedroom 2: 3.53m x 4.11m Kitchen: 3.54m x 6.82m Utility: 1.92m x 0.82m Bathroom: 2.03m x 1.81m Back Porch/storage: 2.77m x 3.22m Approximate Internal Floor Area: 89.18 sq.m (c.960 sq.ft) Services: Water: Well €" registered right of way Electricity: Mains Sewage: Septic Tank Heating: Solid Fuel Stove with back boiler + immersion Location: The property is c.5km from the scenic village of Drummin, which is situated close to Ireland€TM Holy Mountain of Croagh Patrick in County Mayo. The area around Drummin was once controlled by Mayo€TM Pirate Queen, Gré¡inne Uaile as the elevated site offered long range views of nearby Clare Island and Clew Bay. Brackloon Wood is located close to Drummin and contains some of Ireland€TM finest examples of Atlantic Oakwood. There are other items of historical importance in the wooded grounds leading to nearby Westport and the Té³char Valley Walk, which passes through Drummin and Brackloon. This ancient trail is used by pilgrims en route to Croagh Patrick and dates back to pre-Christian times where once it stretched to Tulsk in County Roscommon. The Sheeffry Hills or Sheeffry Mountains is a range of hills in County Mayo, Ireland. It is bounded to the west by Glencullin Lough and Doo Lough; to the south by Glenummera and Tawnyard Lough; to the east by Owenmore Glen and to the north by the Bunowen River. The highest peak is Barrclashcame Westport, which is c.11.5km distant, has something for everyone and attracts young families, holiday makers and retirees alike with desirable schools, well connected commuter links to Castlebar, Galway and Dublin with the addition of attractive scenery. Westport offers a range of restaurants, public houses, cafes, doctors, dentists and array of convenience and retail shopping. It has become one of Ireland's established tourism centres, with many outstanding features, most notably the beautiful tree lined boulevard known as The Mall, running parallel to the Carrowbeg River. Directions: From Westport, proceed on the main Leenane Road to Liscarney Post Office Crossroad, taking a right Drummin. Proceed on this road for c.6.5km passing Drummin Church on the right-hand side. Proceed straight (Signpost for Leenane) for 5km and the subject property is on the right hand side €" Eircode F28 PV40
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Property Features

  • Quirky countryside cottage in a most scenic location
  • Secluded location with spectacular views
  • Located close to Sheefry pass on Wild Atlantic Way
  • Outbuildings and c.0.50 acres
  • C.21.5 km from Westport town & c. 5km from Drummin
  • Ideal holiday cottage

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