Residential Farm at Tawnaghmore , Recess, Galway Sold

Farm Land 80.72 Acres E2


DNG Martin O'Connor Land Sales are delighted to be offering for sale a rare opportunity to acquire a working hill farm in Connemara. Facing the Holy Mountain of Mám Éan which is part of majestic Maum Turks mountain range this farm is located on An Tamhnach Mhór Hill on the outskirts of Recess. The property consisting of a four bedroom house with three outbuilding stands on 3.84 Ha (9.49 Acres) of land in addition to a 35/264 undivided share to 217.42 Ha (537.25 Acres) of commonage which equates to c.28.83 Ha (71.23 acres).

Located in the heart of Connemara, the property is only 4.5 km to Recess, 14 km to Maam Cross, 27 km to Clifden and 55 km from Galway City. Meanwhile the villages of Oughterard, Letterfrack, Leenane, Renvyle are all within a half an hours drive of the property.

The house is a single storey dwelling constructed in 1961 and later extended in the 1980s is a very comfortable dwelling which consists of an entrance hall, living room, kitchen, four bedrooms and a bathroom. The property has been well cared for over the years with double glazing installed, it has a recently upgraded septic tank, oil fired central heating and a solid fuel range in the kitchen. Over looking the valley the property enjoys incredible views with wonderful walking routes and spectacular amenities on its door step.

The land laid out on both sides of the public road is well fenced and divided into paddocks. Directly to the rear of the house is a block built storage shed with a stone road leading to it. It has excellent potential for a workshop / studio for those with an artistic ambition or those who would like to work from home. At the entrance to the land there is a three bay haybarn of concrete pillar construction under a galvanised roof and at the end of the holding along the roadside there is a small yard with a modern block built shed with an independent electricity supply. This building has been used for sheep handling and the storage of fodder. There is good parking along the roadside and in the yard.

This is a perfect holding for those considering expanding in the region and ideally suited to those who would like a have a piece of Connemara. Complete with land, commonage, a dwelling house and three sheds the property is for sale to include its flock of sheep and all entitlements. This is certainly a property worth viewing.

To arrange a viewing please contact DNG Martin O'Connor Land Sales on 091866708.


Hill side Farm
3.84 Ha (9.49 Acres) of land
35/264 undivided share to 217.42 Ha (537.25 Acres) which equates to c.28.83 Ha (71.23 acres)
4 bedroom dwelling house
Three barns- huge potential for other uses
Can be purchased with livestock and entitlements
Located 4.5 km Recess, 14 km Maam Cross, 27 km Clifden, 55 km Galway City

BER Details



The property located between Maam Cross and Recess can be located by following Eircode H91YE9R

Viewing Details

Viewing are strictly by prior appointment only.


Entrance Hall - 11.83ft x 3.41ft
tiled floor with tongue and grooved slatted wood ceiling, doors to;

Bedroom 1 - 13.25ft x 9.66ft
locate to the front of the house with wood flooring, tongue and grooved slatted wood ceiling, opening for fireplace (sealed off). Views of the Maum Turks.

Bedroom 2 - 10.91ft x 8.58ft
located to the front of the house with tongue and grooved slatted wood ceiling, open fireplace. Views of the Maum Turks.

Living Room - 12.58ft x 12.0ft
a central room which enjoys good natural light from its south facing rear aspect with the focal point being a Connemara Marble Fireplace with electric fire and a 9 foot ceiling.

Bedroom 3 - 11.0ft x 7.41ft
situated of the living room this room looks out on to the land and the hills in the distance. Folding attic stairs.

Bedroom 4 - 11.0ft x 7.0ft
currently shelved out as a storage room with excellent storage, there is also a large slide robe wardrobe in this room.

Rear Entrance Hall -
tiled floor, rear door entrance, doors to;

Bathroom - 7.83ft x 6.83ft
tiled floor, bath with mixer shower taps, whb & wc.

Kitchen - 14.83ft x 11.33ft
tiled floor, Stanley Range, hot press, selction of fitted units, plumbed for a w3ashing machine, electric cooker, tongue and grooved slatted wood ceiling,

Shed 1 - Store/ Workshop - 24.50ft x 16.50ft
Located to the rear of the farm house this fine shed will suit a variety of users including a workshop or a perfect home office. There is a stone road leading up to the shed from the roadside with a concrete foot path from the house.

Shed 2 - The Hay Barn - 29.0ft x 12.0ft
This is a three bay shed of concrete pillar construction with block gable walls and iron sheeting on the front and rear. The shed has been used as haybarn.

Shed 3 - Larger Section - 35.83ft x 15.83ft
This block built shed is a roadside building which has been used as livestock shed over the years. The shed is linked to another shed at the front. These buildings have their own separate electricity supply.

Shed 3 - Smaller Section - 13.41ft x 13.16ft
Used for general storage. Huge potential for many uses such as artist studio / workshop.

Sheep Handling Facilities -
The yard has a concrete covering with a sheep dipping bath and holding area to the side.