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Cloonmartin, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare

3 Bed

1 Bath

103 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 103 m²
New Quay Real Estate is excited to bring to the market this beautiful fully renovated three-bedroom cottage with original natural limestone facade and glazed extension set in a mature orchard and woodlands with river boundary just minutes drive from the famous scenic coastal village of Ballyvaughan. The cottage is accessed by a laneway from the main road which meanders through undulating countryside in the most picturesque of settings. The original build was a credit to the craftsmen of the day with the flawless stonework fitting so well into its lush green surroundings. When entering the property, a solid wood half door gives way to an inviting fully glazed porch with glazed roof panels flooding the space with light and capitalising on the spectacular views of the garden, the natural landscape and the Burren mountains behind. From here another half door gives access to a welcoming sitting room the focal point of which is a striking traditional limestone fireplace with arch and keystone lintel capped with a large span solid wood hand carved mantel. A solid fuel stove has been incorporated which adds to the cosy feel of this wonderful space. The stairs and mezzanine overhead fit in very nicely and given the configuration allows additional vaulted ceiling height with skylight to the sitting room which adds to the feeling of space and light. What was the original rear wall of the cottage is now an internal dividing wall and the current occupier has kept and exposed the original stonework which adds so much character to the living space and to the 400 sq ft extension. The kitchen comes with multiple storage options, a Belfast sink and hatch access to the sitting room which really connects the zones and adds to the character of the home. This in turn connects to the large living room with separate dining area drenched in natural light with three large triple windows along with French doors looking out onto the private patio and back garden. Just off the living room is the utility and the fully tiled family bathroom with south facing window and skylight. A bespoke marble bowl sink and black glass mosaic tiling create a very tasteful décor. Also included is an electric shower, full height towel radiator, oil radiator and additional storage along with decent circulation space. The first of the three bedrooms is a generous double filled with natural light from both south and east facing windows, so great for that morning sun and all-day brightness. The room has a vintage cast iron fireplace, solid wood flooring and finished in neutral colours with a feature colour headboard wall. The second bedroom also on the ground floor comprises a single with solid wood floors, east facing window and again finished in neutral colour scheme. The third bedroom, a double on the first floor, has a south facing window, home study area, integrated shelving and carpeted flooring. The first-floor mezzanine is currently in use as an office space but has the scope to be converted into a fourth bedroom if so required. The grounds of the cottage are very appealing at any time of the year with an orchard, open lawned areas, decking, woodland tracks, natural nooks and crannies, and secluded corners. A gorgeous river runs at the north boundary with very interesting rock formations that have been shaped by the waters flow over centuries. Planning application was sought and approved for the construction of a dwelling house on the north west section of the property. While the time period has now lapsed the services were put in place for such a build which include water, electric and sewerage and offer prospective buyers the opportunity to carry on with these works SPP without these additional costs. There are also two additional plots of land with this sale which offer a multitude of possibilities for additional residential buildings SPP, agricultural business opportunities or retreat/recreational activities to name but a few. Natural woodland on two of the three sites comprises a host of tree species in various stages of maturity with the main cottage garden producing apples, fruits and berries throughout the season. The eastern site of approximately 1.5 acres has both boundaries adjacent to the cottage at the end of the laneway and to the main road and has tremendous scope for development as a result. The woodland site at the main entrance may also have future development potential for residential purposes SPP. Note all three folios are included in the sale: CE23092, CE27932F & CE60542F Ground Floor Porch 2.3m x 2.2m Living Room 7m x 4.02m Kitchen 2.52m x 2m Sitting Room 4.25m x 2.9m Bathroom 2.38m x 2.07m Bedroom 1 4.24m x 2.5m Bedroom 2 2.51m x 2.04m First Floor Office 3.48m x 3.29m Landing/Storage 2.93m x 1.74m Bedroom 3 3.29m x 3.28m Ballyvaughan is a beautiful coastal village on the Wild Atlantic Way nestled between the cascading Burren mountains, valleys of green fields and hazelwood and Galway Bay and truly is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The village has a number of great hotels, guesthouses, pubs, shops and restaurants very popular with locals and visitors alike. Monk's fresh seafood restaurant is world famous and O'Lochlainns quintessential traditional Irish whiskey bar is an absolute must. The weekly farmers market is well known and very popular for its organic and sustainable food all produced locally. The area is also famous for its archaeology being littered with megalithic tombs and monuments adding to the mystique of the landscape. It is also mecca for walkers, hikers, cyclists, fishing and water-sport enthusiasts and for anyone with a love for breath-taking landscapes and the ocean. Ballyvaughan Village - 3 min Ballyvaughan Medical Centre - 3 min O'Lochlainns Irish Whisky Bar - 3 mins Aillwee Caves - 4 mins Newtown Castle - 4 mins Burren Whiskey Distillery - 4 mins Burren College of Art - 4 mins Loughrask - 6 mins Bishops Quarter Beach - 7 mins Gleninagh Quay - 8 mins Gleninagh Castle - 8 mins Glenisheen Wedge Tomb - 8 mins Belharbour - 11 mins Poulnabrone Dolmen - 11 mins Blackhead Lighthouse - 12 mins New Quay - 16 mins Flaggy Shore Beach - 16 mins Fanore Blue Flag Beach - 17 mins Kinvara - 22 mins Cliff of Moher - 32 mins Ennis - 37 mins Galway City - 47 mins Shannon Airport - 54 mins Limerick - 1 hour Viewings strictly by appointment only. These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract or any part thereof. None of the statements contained in these particulars in relation to any property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. While all statements and other details made in respect of this property are given in good faith and are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of the Agents or the Vendor/Lessor. No person in the employment of NQ Property Services Limited T/A New Quay has any authority to make or give representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. No omission, accidental error or misperception shall be a ground for a claim for compensation or for the rescission of the Contract by either the Vendor/Lessor or the Purchaser/Tenant. PSL No: 003891
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Property Features

  • Gorgeous Private & Secluded Cottage with 3.26 Acres of Land
  • River Boundary
  • Huge Scope for Expansion and/or Business Opportunity
  • Fully renovated
  • Original Stone Features & Facade
  • Close to Ballyvaughan Coastal Village & All Amenities

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Property Facilities

  • Parking
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

BER Details


BER No: 100938471

Energy Performance Indicator: 376.11 kWh/m2/yr





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