- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 450 m²
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A unique opportunity to purchase one of the finest architect designed lakeside properties in the West of Ireland. Set on an elevated site with spectacular views with 3.2 acres in the stunning surrounds of the Glann Road in Oughterard, Co. Galway.
The sale includes a modern six bedroom two storey residence with c.4,700sq.ft. of spacious living accommodation, finished to the highest specifications and beautifully presented.
Also included are a separate two bedroom cottage. a large modern workshop with office, garden sheds, stables and paddock, a large underground boathouse, with slipway, pier and deep water mooring.
THE RESIDENCES AND OUTBUILDINGS are approached by one of two driveways through stone entrance pillars and gates from the Glann Road. The eastern tarmacadam driveway is over a cattle grid, which can accommodate larger vehicles, leads to a large parking area beside the workshop/store, while the western driveway is illuminated along its length with cast iron ornamental lamp standards. The long road frontage of the property is comprised of local stone walls surmounted by ornamental hedging.
THE MAIN HOUSE was built in 2002, is of solid construction under a Bangor Blue slate roof and is technologically extremely advanced with extensive use of the latest heating, electrical and drainage systems. The property, which has panoramic views over Lough Corrib, has graceful, light, spacious rooms, with finest quality fixtures and fittings throughout, creating a level of finish rarely seen. The house benefits from under floor heating with individual room thermostats, fine deep cornices, top quality hardwood double glazed windows (with security locks) and doors, fly screens fitted to all windows, wiring for security cameras, an abundance of electrical fittings, smoke alarms and are presented in immaculate condition. Fully insulated throughout. The property has an alarm system, dual boiler oil central heating system, a pressurised water system, a fully comprehensive wastewater treatment system and is being sold with all the fitted blinds, curtains, and quality light fittings included.
OUTSIDE: Concrete pathways surround the house, some being retained by fine local granite stone walls with extensive lawns on the western, southern and northern sides of the main house, leading to further lawned terraces going down the hill with mature rhododendron and other specimen shrubs along the road frontage. Adjoining the terrace is a large parking area with substantial local granite stone walls retaining the upper garden level and recently planted orchard of apple plum and cherry trees.
The property has gardens comprising extensive lawns which are approached by concrete steps from the parking area and include the Klargester wastewater treatment plant and percolation area. Beyond these is a modern (GREENHOUSE 20'6" x 8'11") with corner grapevine and sliding door. To the south of the house steps rise to natural stone pathways beside herbaceous borders retained behind local stone walls. This area is illuminated by ornamental lamp standards, which extend around the parking area and down the western side of the property to the western driveway. In all the grounds around the house extend to approximately 1.83 acres.
Across the road from the property is a PADDOCK of a further 1.37 acres which extends from the road in a rectangular block down to Lough Corrib, with a long shoreline. The paddock is gently sloping and is accessed from the road by a ramp, which can be used for boat or horse trailers. At the top of the paddock and adjoining the road boundary is a (STABLE 28'0" x 13'3")of wooden construction with wooden cladding, new steel profile roof and concrete floor with drainage. The stable is divided into two separate stalls, one of which is fully clad internally. To the north of the stable is a further railed area. On the lakeshore is a purpose-built PUMP HOUSE, containing two pumps. Close to this is:
UNDERGROUND BOATHOUSE 28'2 x 18'2" of concrete block and beam construction with solid concrete floor. The boathouse is fitted with power and light, external lighting, an alarm system and with powerful electric winches. Solid wood sliding doors lead from the boathouse to a concrete slipway running down into the lake with a substantial concrete and stone JETTY/PIER which extends out into the lake, surmounted by ornamental hedging and thereby creating a secure deep water mooring able to accommodate boats up to 40ft length.
Taking into account the land around the house and the paddock leading to the lake, the property extends in all to approximately 3.2 acres.
SERVICES: Mains electricity, purified and pumped lake water supply, dual oil central heating system, Klargester waste water treatment system to accommodate 30 persons. Fully wired for alarm system. Telephone with 2 lines currently connected. Broadband currently connected. Satellite and terrestrial television.
By Appointment only contact James Heaslip MIPAV,TRV,MMCEPI 091565261 or Luke Spencer , Spencer Auctioneers on 091552999 info
Entrance Hall 18.1 x 17.5. With a fine quality marble floor and wide staircase leading to the first-floor galleried landing. A most attractive feature is the opaque glazed screen with etched detailing which leads into the kitchen. Recessed lighting. Doors to the kitchen, dining room, study, bedroom 1 and the cloakroom.
Study 15 x 12.11. with recessed ceiling lights and polished oak floor, Telephone and internet connections.
Bedroom 1 18.9 x 12.5. with recessed ceiling lights and polished oak floor. Lake views.
Ensuite Bathroom 8.7 x 8.10. with fully tiled walls and floor, recessed ceiling lights, freestanding roll top bath with ball and claw feet, matching quality bidet, toilet and washbasin. Luxury shower unit with mains pressure shower. Wall mirror with shaver light above.
Cloakroom 8..8 x 8.7. with fully tiled walls and floor, recessed ceiling lights, matching quality bidet, toilet and washbasin. Wall mirror with shaver light above.
Kitchen 19.11 x 16.10. with top quality bespoke solid wood hand painted units with polished granite work surfaces, double inset sinks, integrated Neff dishwasher and fridge. Professional Mercury Range (colour cream) with 5 burner gas cast iron hobs, electric large oven, small oven and grill, with quality extractor hood with lights. A beautiful lemon and cream limestone tiled floor. Doors to the dining room and to:
Utility Room 9.9 x 8.9. with continuation of limestone tiled floor, electrical and heating controls, full length work surface with teak storage cupboards above and below, stainless steel sink, space for under counter fridge, storage cupboard and door to the veranda outside.
Dining Room 21.6 x 16.3. with polished oak flooring and recessed ceiling lights, doors to entrance hall, kitchen, lounge
Conservatory 17.1 x 13. of hardwood construction with continuation of the oak flooring, recessed ceiling lights, internal window to kitchen, access to the roof void, single and double doors to the garden. Good lake views.
Sitting Room 23.4 x 21.7. A stunning room designed to take full advantage of the spectacular views with a number of large picture windows, overlooking both Lough Corrib the garden and grounds. Polished oak floor. The centrepiece of the room is an extremely fine large, polished marble fireplace fitted with a solid fuel stove. Custom made solid brass curtain rails
Sitting Room The staircase with wide steps and carved mahogany handrail leads from the ground floor to:
Upper Hall 26.1 x 17.10. with large gallery overlooking the entrance hall, polished oak flooring, recessed ceiling and feature lights, Stira folding stairs to attic. Space and provision for permanent staircase to attic area. Custom made solid brass curtain rails. Door to bedrooms 2, 3, 4, 5 & to:
Master Bedroom 30.6 x 21.7. A fantastic bedroom / sitting room with panoramic views of Lough Corrib. Polished oak floor and recessed ceiling lights with abundant space for fitted wardrobes. Custom made solid brass curtain rails. Door to:
Ensuite Bath & Shower Room 9.4 x 8.4. with fully tiled walls and floor, recessed ceiling lights, freestanding roll top bath with centre mounted taps and shower attachment and ball and claw feet. Matching quality bidet, toilet and washbasin. Luxury shower unit with mains pressure shower. Wall mirror with shaver light above.
Bedroom 2 13.5 x 14.2. with a polished oak floor and recessed ceiling lights. Lake views. Door to:
Ensuite shower room 9.5 x 6.4. with fully tiled floor and walls, recessed ceiling lights, matching good quality bidet, toilet and washbasin. Luxury shower unit with mains pressure shower. Wall mirror with shaver light above.
Bedroom 3 19.7 x 12.7. with a polished oak floor and recessed ceiling lights. Lake views
Ensuite Bathroom 9.1 x 8.8 with fully tiled walls and floor, recessed ceiling lights, freestanding roll top bath with centre mounted taps and shower attachment and ball and claw feet. Matching quality bidet, toilet and washbasin. Luxury shower cabinet with mains pressure power shower.
Bedroom 4 14.4 x 12.6. with good lake views, polished oak floor and recessed ceiling lights.
Ensuite Bathroom 9.8 x 9.1. with fully tiled walls and floor, recessed ceiling lights, freestanding roll top bath with ball and claw feet, matching quality bidet, toilet and washbasin. Luxury shower unit with mains pressure power shower. Wall mirror with shaver light above.
Bedroom 5 13.4 x 14.5. with a polished oak floor and recessed ceiling lights. Lake views.
Ensuite Shower Room 8.4 x 8.2. with fully tiled floor and walls, recessed ceiling lights, matching good quality bidet, toilet and washbasin. Luxury shower unit with mains pressure power shower. Wall mirror with shaver light above.
Linen Room 8.10 x 6.5. with space for slatted shelving, radiator, controls for all upstairs heating, 450 litre hot water storage tank.
From the upper hall , stira folding lead up to:
Attic 54 x14. of restricted height with service galley 40'2 x 9'3". Fully floored throughout with polished oak floor and recessed ceiling lights.
To the south of the residence, concrete pathways lead the the Cottage and outbuildings.
Entrance Hall 5.10 x 5.1. with radiator and doors to Sitting room and to:
Bedroom 1 16.3 x 9.6. with polished oak floor. Radiator. Door to:
Ensuite Shower Room 6 x 5.11. Fully tiled walls and floors, recessed ceiling lights, quality shower cubicle with Mira power shower, matching washbasin and toilet. Radiator.
Sitting Room 16.0 x 12.9. with polished oak flooring, recessed ceiling lights. Stira staircase leading to roof void. Radiator. Doors to kitchen, bedroom 2 and door to:
Cloakroom 6.8 x 4.10. Fully tiled walls and floor. Matching washbasin and toilet. Radiator.
Kitchen 12 x 6.3. with tiled floor, good range of kitchen units with storage cupboards and drawers below work surface with stainless steel sink inset. Miele Combiset electric and gas hobs, Siemens fan assisted electric oven with Tricity fume extractor and light above. Further matching range of storage cupboards. Radiator.
Back Hall 6.5 x 3.7. with tiled floor, radiator and door to outside
Bedroom 2 12.10 x 12.10. with a polished oak floor, radiator, recessed ceiling lights and good range of fitted wardrobes. Door to:
Ensuite Shower Room 9.6 x 6.10. Fully tiled floor and walls, recessed ceiling lights, recessed shower cubicle with Mira power shower, matching washbasin and toilet.
Outbuildings These ancillary buildings, which are to the rear of the main house, comprising water treatment house, laundry, boiler house, wood store, toilet and garden store. They are mainly of solid construction under Bangor Blue slate roofs being both insulated and double glazed.
Water Treatment House 15.8 x 10. with tiled floor, radiator, comprehensive, fully automated and state - of - the - art water extraction, pumping, filtration and purification system. Access to roof void.
Laundry Room 15.9 x 10. with tiled floor, radiator, range of kitchen units comprising long work surface with stainless steel sink inset, teak storage cupboards above with space for washing machines and dryers below. Further range of fitted units with teak cabinets below work surface, teak cabinets above, large solid wood linen cupboard
Boiler House 11.8 x 6.3. with 2 highly efficient Buderus Logano G215 oil fired boilers for the main house, being supplementary to each other and ensuring back up in the event of failure of one. Separate Buderus Logano G115 oil fired boiler for the cottage.
Woodstore 21 x 8.3. of concrete block construction under a steel profile roof with fully lined ceiling, concrete floor and divided into two sections. The end section and furthest away from the house has been designed for a standby generator, with wiring in place for this use. The front section has been designed as a wood store.
Outdoor Toilet with tiled floor, matching washbasin and toilet.
Beyond the woodshed is a large purpose-built GARDEN SHED 14' x 8'4" of timber construction with two opening windows, a double skin insulated steel profile roof and close to these are cleverly concealed oil storage tanks, with 2000 litres capacity.
Below and fronting the parking area is
Workshop/store which is of insulated cavity wall concrete block construction under an insulated double skin steel profile roof with inset skylights giving abundant natural light. The workshop, which has a wide vehicular entrance with motorised steel roller door and a separate solid wooden side door, is fully fitted with power and water throughout, has external lighting and is divided into a large workshop and an office.
Workshop 50 x 30.10. with a screeded concrete floor washing area with large ceramic Belfast sink and adjoining work surface. Adjoining the workshop and within the confines of the building is an OFFICE 16'0" x 11'10" with electric power and light.
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