Coilleog Ard, Portacarron, Oughterard, Co. Galway
Offers on €350,000
Private luxury single storey residence with entrance hall, inner hall, triple aspect sitting room, dining room/ kitchen, utility room/ back hall, four bedrooms (1 ensuite) and bathroom. Beautifully landscaped gardens with many fine stone benches troughs and features. Two large paddocks creating a property ideally suitable for agricultural or equestrian use.
The property is set well back from the road, overlooking its own grounds and in a prime residential area close to the Golf Club and Lough Corrib, which is just 300 meters away, with public slip and extensive moorings.
Oughterard, which is just over a mile distant, is well known for its range of shops, pubs, banks and hotels which cater for the large numbers of visitors who come to take advantage of the walking, boating and other leisure activities for which this area is justly famous. Golf is on the doorstep of the property at the 18 hole Oughterard golf course, set in natural parkland and there are six other golf courses within an hour's drive.
"Coilleog Ard", (the High Wood) is approached through beautifully built limestone walls with a side gate to the side and matching pillars. To the left is the paddock. The entrance drive continues between mature gardens and lawns either side and leads up to the house with some fine stone features dotting the front of the front garden. The driveway swings past the house and then leads to the outbuildings with a gated yard enclosed by fine cut stone and limestone walls which divide the different areas.
The house faces north, was built in 1970, and is of concrete block construction, rendered and painted under a concrete tile roof. The house lends itself to family life and entertaining, having a comfortable kitchen / dining room leading to a superb 400 sq.ft Sitting Room. There is ample space to extend the property on all sides subject to the necessary consents. The house is well fitted with solid oak doors throughout and is being sold with all the top quality curtains, blinds and light fittings included.
A summary of the accommodation, with room aspects and approximate measurements, is as follows:
ENTRANCE HALL: (N) accessed by good quality double glazed entrance door with radiator, parquet flooring, access to the hallway and door to bedroom 1.
HALLWAY: 15'4 x 4'6 doors leading to the kitchen / dining room, bedrooms 2, 3 & 4, the bathroom, separate toilet and access into the study area.
STUDY AREA: 10'6 max. x 9'7, carpeted throughout with door into Sitting Room.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 22'6 max. x 12'10 max., attractive ceramic tiled floor, dining area with good quality local stone fireplace, tiled hearth and wooden mantle, large storage cupboard/hotpress to the side, radiator.
Kitchen area fitted with a fine range of kitchen units with Corian work surfaces and Oak cupboards, further range of Oak cupboards and drawers below, space for large fridge freezer, further storage cupboards above the work surface and fitted with an Electrolux Insight oven with 4 ceramic hobs and double ovens. Flue extractor and light above.
UTILITY ROOM/BACK HALL: (N, E) 11'5 max. x 15'10 max., with a continuation of the same flooring from the kitchen. Good quality Mahogany storage cupboards and matching shelving units. Long range of quality laminated work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink and attractive tiled splash back. Storage cupboards to the side and above. Radiator. Plumbed for washing machine, door to the outside.
SITTING ROOM: (S,E & W) 20' x 20' accessed from the dining room/kitchen and the study. This modern extension to the property is superbly finished in a most striking manner with extensive windows overlooking the garden and the paddocks of the property. Exposed timber beams with a large cathedral ceiling in polished pine with inset Velux window. Polished Oak flooring. Radiators. Large brick corner unit fitted with a Stanley multi fuel stove inset into a fireplace with brick and Oak half seat/storage cupboards to the side.
BEDROOM 1: (N) 12'5 x 13' max., carpeted, good quality window blinds, some lead coloured double glazing, door to:
ENSUITE: fully tiled floor, fully tiled walls, very large shower cubicle with Mira Elite electric shower. Radiator. Large vanity unit with inset sink, storage cupboards and drawers below, large mirror with over head lighting and storage cupboard to the side.
BEDROOM 2: (N) 10' x 12'5 max. with polished oak floor, radiator, large fitted wardrobe unit with inset sink and vanity unit, storage cupboard above, curtains.
BEDROOM 3: (N) 10'4 x 12'6, carpeted throughout, radiator, full height range of fitted wardrobes, storage cupboards and drawers, curtains.
BEDROOM 4: (S) 11'6 max. x 8'10 with full height range of fitted wardrobes, cupboards, a vanity unit and mirror. Carpeted throughout, radiator, curtains.
TOILET: fully tiled throughout with toilet.
OUTSIDE: The gravel path leading to the outbuildings meander through mature Ash trees to give a delightful sylvan appearance to the yard and grounds. The first building is a WORKSHOP 21'10" x 16' of concrete block construction under a corrugated steel roof. Beside that is a FUEL STORE 15'6 x 13'3 of concrete block construction under a galvanised steel roof. Further on is a LARGE SHED/STORE 23' x 24' of concrete block construction under a steel profile roof with a hard standing and yard to the side.
THE LANDS included in this sale make this attractive property almost unique insofar and parcels of land of this quality do not come to the market. In front of the house is a large paddock extending to 0.597 hectares or 1.47 acres. This paddock can be accessed from the road or from the outbuildings beside the house and although it currently has some boggy patches is capable and worthy of drainage and improvement.
To the rear of the house and accessed from the gated yard a gate leads to the long rear paddock, which extends to 0.805 hectares or 2 acres. This field is of good quality limestone grazing lands, secluded and enclosed within stone walls and with some good cover from Ash trees interspersed among the limestone outcrops. At the far end of this paddock is a STABLE/STORE 39' x 17' of concrete block construction with a steel profile roof.
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity with septic tank drainage inside the curtillage of the property. Telephone currently connected.
* Click on picture to view *
||400 sq. ft. Sitting Room
||Entrance to the yard
|Looking east down back paddock
||Looking westdown back paddock
||Some of the outbuildings
|Southern Elevation from paddicl
||Stable block in back paddock
||Copse in back paddock
|Utility or Back Hall
||View north from house
||Map of house & lands
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