- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 365 m²
Built to a stunning contemporary design, Rusheens is both an impressive house for entertaining, and a welcoming family home with magnificent views over the Atlantic Ocean and Moy estuary, located a short distance from the thriving coastal village of Killala in County Mayo all on approx. 3.14 hectares (7.75 acres) and with a further option to purchase a derelict cottage located a short distance from the main residence.
Striking contemporary design on an elevated site in a private setting with exceptional views
of the Moy Estuary and Atlantic Ocean
Large open plan kitchen/ living / dining room
Separate outdoor patio and balcony for al fresco dining
4 double bedrooms ensuite
Large master suite with a balcony, two walk in wardrobes and an ensuite
approx. 3.14 Ha (7.75 acres) acres of mature grounds.
Landscaped gardens secured by post and rail fencing.
Approx. 4.2km from the picturesque seaside village of Killala
The Moy River is the salmon capital of Ireland
Views over Bartra Island
Control 4 Home Entertainment System
Option to purchase a derelict cottage located a short distance from the main residence
Rusheens is located approx. 4.2km from the thriving coastal village of Killala on the west coast of Ireland. Killala is a popular tourist destination offering a host of amenities and activities. There are stunning unspoilt beaches in the region, such as Ross Strand, a Blue Flag beach, excellent for swimming and other watersports including kayaking, paddle boarding, kitesurfing, scuba diving, surfing or snorkelling. Explore the Wild Atlantic Way along The Monasteries of Moy Greenway, 14km route linking Killala to the local town of Ballina. The beautiful scenery and quality of life offered with excellent schools, sports clubs and amenities makes Killala an attractive place to live. A 14 minute drive will take you to Ballina, a friendly town with a plethora of shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and supermarkets. Enniscrone, a seaside town on the boarder of Mayo and Sligo is just 25km
from the property, it is one of Irelands most popular holiday resorts, best known for its 5km stretch of beach and magnificent vistas. While Foxford town is less than 30 minutes drive from Rusheens and is home to the famous Foxford Woolen Mills, Irelands oldest working mill. You can also enjoy a bite to eat in their caf offering the very best of local produce. For golfing enthusiasts there is a choice of courses on your doostep including Enniscrone Links Golf Club and Ballina Golf Club. Luxury hotels in the area include the 4-star Mount Falcon Estate and 4-star Ice House Hotel. Knock Airport is 52 mins from Rusheens which offers connectivity to 24 international destinations.
Killala 4.2km (7 minutes)
Ballina 11km (14 minutes)
Enniscrone 25km (30 minutes)
Foxford 26km (28 minutes)
Knock Airport 50km (52 minutes)
Dublin Airport 251km (3 hours 20 minutes)
Dublin city 245km (3 hours 35 minutes)
Galway city 126km (1 hour 50 minutes)
(All distances are approximate.)
Rusheens is a bright, but cosy home with serenity inducing views over the Moy Estuary and Atlantic Ocean. The residence is well designed with the main living areas on the first floor to take advantage of the views, this includes wonderful reception rooms, Master Bedroom as well as space to work and relax while on the ground floor there are three large ensuite bedrooms, a cinema room and play room. It is the perfect setting to make it your retreat from the city or your year round home.
A bright and spacious porch with stunning Victorian style tiles immediately welcomes you to the home, off which an entrance hall featuring magnificent reclaimed Burmese teak herringbone parquet flooring leads to the kitchen/living/dining room which opens up to a snug reading room and then on to a wooden terrace, inviting you to have a morning coffee or perhaps a late lunch whilst enjoying the views. The kitchen consists of a mixture of high and low level units with a granite countertop and a large central island incorporating storage and room for seating. There is also a dining and living area with large floor to ceiling windows looking out on the lush greenery as well as flooding the room with light. A double-sided solid fuel stove with a pair of bespoke marble fire places separate the living area with the drawing room, there the flame window is back to back so it can be enjoyed by both rooms jointly on those winter evenings.
The master suite soaks up the light from the windows and sliding door leading to a balcony where one can enjoy views down over the estuary. The space is complemented by two walk-in wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom featuring a free standing bathtub and a double sink. The first floor is complete with a spacious office with built in desks and storage, a boot room and a guest toilet.
A carpeted stairs takes you to the ground floor through an impressive entrance hall with double height floor to ceiling windows filling the area with an abundance of natural light. There are three large double bedrooms on this level, all benefitting from walk in wardrobes and ensuite bathrooms. The cinema room is of huge appeal with ample seating, black out blinds, mood lighting and a large projector screen. The play room is a great space for kids with direct access to the garden where they can play amongst the nature. The ground floor is complete with an excellent well equipped laundry room.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Set behind electric gates and mature trees the driveway winds its way through approx. 3.13 Ha (7.75 acres) of landscaped lawns that are superbly maintained and provide the property with complete uninterrupted privacy. The house nestles on an elevated site taking full advantage if the spectacular views of the Moy Estuary. Steps lead down to a sun drenched patio that flanks the side of the house which provides an idyllic setting to relax and unwind or for sunny summer bbq s. The gardens surrounding the house are formally planted and are full of ornate hedging, plants and shrubs. The grounds are secured by post and rail fencing while there is also a 2 car garage and ample parking at both the front and rear of the house.