- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 132 m²
This charming, detached cottage residence is well positioned on an elevated site just 1 kilometre from Louisburgh town offering spectacular views over Louisburgh and beyond to the Atlantic Ocean. The property, which dates back to the early 1900€TM, was completely renovated by the current owners and offers a spacious and delightful home with c.1,419 sq.ft over two floors, providing the ideal retreat to return to from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Accommodation at ground floor comprises an open plan kitchen/dining/living area divided only by a solid fuel double sided stove, with spectacular views over Louisburgh town and beyond to the Atlantic Ocean as is the case with all front facing windows in this beautiful home. Also at ground floor level are three good sized bedrooms, a fully tiled bathroom and storage which is available in the back porch. A staircase located in the living area provides access to the first floor where an open plan landing provides a cosy space, currently used as a tv room, but would make an ideal office/studio. A large bedroom is accessed off here which is filled with natural light and has the added feature of a south facing balcony, this is complete with a fully tiled ensuite.
The property presents in good condition throughout and has lots of charm and character, while also offering the potential to extend to the side and rear (SPP where applicable).
A small stone shed located to the rear gives a courtyard feel to the back patio, while also serving as the utility room. There is a pleasant space with mature trees located to the rear where the hammocks soak up the summer sun, while the front of the property is lawned and offers the spectacular views available from this fantastic home. Viewings highly recommend.
Located as it is on the Atlantic coast, Louisburgh is famous for its wide range of unspoilt beaches, famed for their clean bathing waters and untainted sandy coves. Beaches in the Louisburgh area include Carramore, Old Head and Bertra, while beaches in nearby Killadoon have been rated as the best in Europe, i.e. Tallabawn (Silver Strand) and Dooaghtry. Leenane is approx 25 miles to the south of Louisburgh. Nearby Roonagh Pier, approx. 6 km from the town, is the departure point for ferries to Clare Island and Inishturk.
Other beautiful scenic drives include going south to Connemara via Doolough and Leenane, north to Achill via Westport and Newport, or to Ballycastle and the Ceide Fields via Castlebar and Pontoon, or east to Tourmakeady and Lough Nafooey via Westport/Tourmakeady and Leenane. A short drive from Louisburgh is the famous Killary Fjord, a 9-mile-long inlet which boasts some of the finest scenery in the west of Ireland.
If your passion is walking, climbing or just generally 'rambling', then Louisburgh is the perfect destination for you! There are numerous very interesting walks to discover in and around Louisburgh, with magnificent scenery thrown in for good measure
From Louisburgh, continue over the Bridge (Bunowen River), proceed past Nomadic Display factory (on the right) to the crossroads, taking a left, the property is located on the left-hand side towards the end of the cul-de-sac €" F28 DH98
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