Birchall House, Birchall Bay, Oughterard, Galway H91Y9PV€375,000

4 Bed Detached House 170.94 m² / 1840 ft² For Sale D2


“Birchall House” is a spectacular four bedroom residence nestled within an impressive site with manicured lawns, an abundance of mature flower beds and sun drenched patio with breathtaking views over Lough Corrib.

The main accommodations are located on the first floor whilst below is a self contained office/games room of circa 320 sq.ft. and garage of 230 sq.ft. which could easily be converted to separate living accommodation or joined to the existing accommodations.

This home is exceptionally maintained by its current owner and is impressive from the offset. The hallway is bright, spacious and airy with solid oak flooring, built-in storage and access to all rooms off.

The kitchen is east facing and boasts a lovely spacious fitted kitchen complete with top of the range fixtures and fittings and breakfast bar with underneath storage. From here you access the main dining room with solid oak flooring and floor to ceiling windows with doorway leading to an extensive paved patio which commands stunning views of the bay from its elevated position on the first floor.

An archway from the dining room gives access to a stunning and spacious living room with feature Limestone fireplace.

This room mirrors that of the dining room having identical timber flooring, floor to ceiling windows and doorway access to the same patio whilst also sharing the same spectacular views.

The bedroom wing is located to the rear of the property and consists of four beautifully decorated bedrooms all with built-in wardrobes and luxurious carpeted floors. Three of the bedrooms are spacious double with two incorporating stylish ensuite shower rooms. The forth bedroom is a nice size single with built-in wardrobe.

The family bathroom which is beautifully tiled and incorporates bath/shower, w.h.b. and w.c. completes the properties accommodations.

The games room is located on ground floor level and is completely independent from the main accommodations situated on the first floor. The room serves many purposes but is currently been utilised as a game room/office and T.V. room. It had however been used at one point as a bedsit and all electric and plumbing for same are still in-situ in the event that the new owners care to re-establish this spacious bedsit.

The room has timber flooring throughout, with a small storage room to the rear and fully equipped shower room. It also boasts a very large picturesque window with stunning views over the Lough.

“Birchall House” is positioned with a well maintained circa 0.35 acre site. To the front of the property there is a gravelled driveway with ample parking for several cars, raised flower beds on both sides which are beautifully planted with a mixture of flowers and shrubs. There are stairs to both sides of the property giving access to main house and also to the rear garden with boast a lush green lawn.

‘Birchall House” is a very attractive lakeshore residence with boat mooring overlooking the picturesque Lough Corrib with is one of Europe’s premier fresh water fishing lakes. Strict planning regulations have limited housing development on the shores of Lough Corrib so this is a rare opportunity to acquire a quality property in such a stunning setting.

The property is a mere 25 min drive from Galway City and just 10 minutes to the villages of Moycullen and Oughterard.


Lakeshore residence
Pristine condition throughout
Superb views of Birchall Bay (Lough Corrib)
Boat Mooring
Large elevated balcony off living & dining room
Eircom phone watch security
Double glazed throughout
Good insulation (pumped cavity walls)
Blackout blinds in all 4 bedroom
Located between Oughterard & Moycullen
25 min drive to Galway City
Easily maintained grounds
Games room/self contained living accommodation

BER Details

BER: D2 BER No.112696562 Energy Performance Indicator:264.76 kWh/m²/yr


Eircode: H91Y9PV

Taking the main N59 Galway – Clifden road from Galway city you drive through the villages of Moycullen and Rosscahill. Once past the national school in Rosscahill which is situated on the left side of the road, drive for approx. 250 meters to a very distinctive “Y” in the road which is sign posted “Birchall” and take the right in the “Y” up a steep hill. Drive straight along this road until you reach the lake, turn right and the house is the first on the right.


Hallway - 9.8ft x 9.1ft
Spacious hallway with solid oak flooring, built-in storage, access doorways to both living room and inner hallway

Living Room - 16.2ft x 14.9ft
Stunning room with floor to ceiling windows commanding superb views of the bay and access door to paved patio, oak flooring, Limestone fireplace with black granite hearth, T.V. point, archway to dining room

Dining Room - 15.4ft x 11.1ft
Floor to ceiling windows commanding superb views of the bay and access door to paved patio, oak flooring, access to kitchen

Kitchen - 13.4ft x 13.1ft
Tiled flooring, built-in kitchen with top of the range appliances, breakfast bar with under storage, access to side garden and inner hallway, hot-press which has factory insulated tank and dual immersion.

Inner Hallway - 20.0ft x 4.0ft
Good quality carpeted flooring, access to all bedrooms & bathroom, stira stairs access to attic

Bedroom 1 - 13.2ft x 8.7ft
Twin bedroom with quality carpeted flooring, roller blind and built-in wardrobes

Bedroom 2 - 13.2ft x 10.11ft
Double bedroom with quality carpeted flooring, roller blind, T.V. point and stylish en-suite shower room

Bedroom 2 En-Suite - 6.11ft x 2.11ft
Tiled floor to ceiling, Mira Events shower, w.h.b., w.c., shaver light, extractor fan, wall mounted heater

Bedroom 3 - 14.0ft x 11.4ft
Spacious double bedroom overlooking the rear gardens with quality carpeted flooring, large built-in wardrobe, roller blind, T.V. point and stunning en-suite shower room

Bedroom 3 En-Suite - 9.8ft x 4.11ft
Tiled floor to ceiling, Mira Events shower, w.h.b., w.c., shaver light, extractor fan, wall mounted heater

Bedroom 4 - 9.8ft x 7.11ft
Single bedroom with quality carpeted flooring, roller blind and built-in wardrobe

Bathroom - 9.8ft x 4.11ft
Tiled floor to ceiling and bath surround, bath with mixer taps, Mira Elite II shower, shaver light, extractor fan, wall mounted heater, w.h.b. and w.c.

Games Room - 18.11ft x 16.6ft
Positioned on the ground floor independent from the main house with its own access doorway, timber flooring, access to shower room

Shower Room - 7.3m x 5.2m
Tiled floor to ceiling, shower stall, w.h.b., w.c., extractor fan and wall mounted heater

Garage - 24.0m x 9.7m
Spacious garage with up and over access door, water and electricity.