- Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
- Overall Floor Area: 149 m²
We are delighted to bring to the market this exceptionally well maintained and spacious 5 bedroom semi-detached residence 70 Ashthorn Avenue, the property is within walking distance to all amenities in the town of Headford, County Galway.
Headford (Irish: Áth Cinn)
Headford is a town in County Galway, located 26 km north of Galway city and 20km west of Tuam ensuring ease of access to the wider range of service provision in both of these areas. The town straddles the county boundary with County Mayo and it is strategically located along the National Secondary Road, the N84 which provides good transport links between Galway and Mayo while also acting as the main vehicular gateway to the town.
Headford town is an angling centre for the eastern shore of Lough Corrib, and Greenfields, approximately 6.5 km west of the town, is its boating harbour. The town is situated next to the Black River (noted also for its trout angling) which is the county boundary with County Mayo. Located on the N84 national secondary road from Galway to Castlebar and the R333, and R334 regional roads the town is a commuter town to Galway City. The town core of Headford is high density in layout and has developed in a sustainable manner overtime radiating out to the south and east from the main street.
Headford has a rich archaeological heritage, with a number of recorded monuments, providing evidence of early settlement in the area. The town is the centre of an area which contains a number of prehistoric burial cairns, Iron Age stone enclosures, early Norman and later castles, and several monastic sites. These include Ross Errilly Friary, located northwest of Headford, which is one of the best preserved monastic ruins of its period in Ireland and is managed by the Office of Public Works (OPW) amongst others in the town. The ruins of Ross Errilly Friary, a 14th or 15th century monastery, lie approximately 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northwest of the town, and appeared very briefly in John Ford's The Quiet Man (1952). Killursa, a ruined medieval church dedicated to Saint Fursey, lies 2.6 kilometres (1.6 mi) to the west of Headford, in the Ower townland. The Headford Parish has two churches, both of which are Catholic and were built in 1859 and in 1865.
The town has one secondary school, Presentation College Headford, two primary schools: Headford Girls National School and St Brendan's Boys National School (which is attached to the girls' school and takes boys from third to sixth class). There are three primary schools in the surrounding areas, Scoil Naomh Fursa in Claran, Cloughanover National School and Clydagh National School, social clubs/groups that cater for both young and older persons include the bridge club, Headford Musical Society, Headford Development Association, Moyne Villa FC, Headford GAA and St Fursey's Ladies GAA Corrib Rugby Football Club, Sean Chairde Atha Chinn, Solstice Arts Group, Headford Tidy Towns, Headford / Solas Men's Shed and Headford Environment Group
The town has well-developed community and recreational facilities throughout including a library, credit union, a children's playground, walking track with outdoor exercise equipment, Garda station, bank, post office and a number of sport pitches, supermarket, hardware, garden centre, pharmacies, clothe shop, beauty salons, barbers, cafés, food takeaways, pubs, mobile phone shop, antique shop, hotel, GP services, veterinary clinic, HSE Health Centre, farming mart, Solas centre, Saturday food market and much more. These facilities are predominantly located to the west of the town.
The town is part of the Midlands-North-West constituency for European Parliament elections. It is part of the Galway East constituency for elections to Dáil Éireann, and is part of the Tuam electoral area for Galway County Council elections. The local polling stations are in the area's primary schools.
The towns of Shrule, Kilmaine, Ballinrobe, Glencorrib, Cross, Cong and Clonbur are all within a short driving distance of Headford town. Ballinrobe town has a Tesco, Aldi supermarket and Garden Centre.
70 Ashthorn Avenue: House Description
70 Ashthorn Avenue is a tastefully decorated and well maintained property. It offers ample off street and street parking given its idyllic location at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. One of the key features of this beautiful home is its tranquil setting and that it looks out on to a green area with wide roads. In addition, the property is not overlooked from the front and or side.
This property enjoys a large front driveway for car parking, side and rear manicured garden, a high boundary wall with a mature hedge along the side and back of the property. The side garden facilitates easy access to the rear of the property which is very private and enjoys scenic sky views with Croagh Patrick as a back drop. The side of the property looks out to open green fields separated by a brick boundary wall.
Ground floor: Front door leading to a large entrance hallway, down stairs wheel chair accessible toilet, under stairs storage/cloakroom area, bright and spacious sitting room with gas fireplace and chimney. The sitting room looks out to the front of the property towards the green area and is not overlooked.
The kitchen enjoys the recent installation of a new modern spacious kitchen with ample storage and counter top, with additional new oven, hob, and extractor fan complimenting the marble back splash. The kitchen sink is positioned to face the window which enjoys spectacular views of the country side and sky views - the added bonus is that again this space is not overlooked. The dining area is spacious and can accommodate a large dining table.
Unique to the kitchen space is an extra seating area with a large window facing the rear garden, this space can be a den or additional small sitting room. The area is complimented by a high ceiling and an additional small window positioned at the top of the interior wall bringing light into this cosy space.
To the rear of the kitchen is the utility room (washer/dryer/water tank and gas heating system) which is fitted with additional units and countertop for storage. There is a door leading from the utility room to the rear garden. Patio doors open outwards from the kitchen and dining space leading to a large paved brick patio area for outdoor dining and entertaining. Again, unique to this property is the privacy and enjoyment the patio area provides in looking out to green fields and not being over looked from the side. The patio is surrounded by a mature shrubs and flower bed. All floors tiled to a high standard and solid pine doors throughout the ground floor. PVC windows.
First floor: There are three bedrooms: one large master bedroom with a fully tiled en-suite bathroom, one double bedroom and one single bedroom. In addition, there is a main bathroom which is fully tiled on this floor with bathtub/shower, sink and toilet. There is a spacious hallway on the first floor. Timber flooring throughout the bedrooms and hallway. Fires doors in the bedrooms and bathrooms. PVC windows.
Second floor: There are a further two bedrooms, one large bedroom and one single bedroom. Both bedrooms are fitted with skylights. There is a separate fully tiled bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. There is a spacious hallway on the second floor. Timber flooring throughout the bedrooms and hallway. Fire doors in large bedroom and bathroom. PVC windows.
A central feature of this beautiful home is the solid pine staircase that wraps it way up through the house with an overlook view down to the ground floor. The ceiling reaches from the top of the stairs on the ground floor to the top of the second floor, shining natural light through the placing of two large skylights at the top of the high ceiling above the staircase.
This is a beautifully maintained 5 bedroom spacious property with a large side and rear garden offering quality living in a beautiful town with ample parking, privacy and access to numerous amenities. The town of Headford has strong sense of community, it offers peace and tranquility, beautiful walks and is steeped in history and culture.
Viewing is strongly recommended. Open viewing on the Saturday 23rd July 3pm to 3.30pm please contact this office to confirm your interest.
Price on Application.
Gerry Mullins Auctioneer
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