Bun An tSrutáin, Lettercallow, Lettermore, Galway H91VYD0€500,000

5 Bed Detached House 368 m² to 375.48 m² For Sale C3


DNG Martin O'Connor Estate Agents are delighted to present to the market this substantial 5 bedroom detached residence, located on a stunning site of c.1.58 acres, in a peaceful, rural setting on the shores of Lettercallow Bay in the heart of rugged Connemara.

Extending to approx. 3,961 sq.ft., and over three floors, the property enjoys well laid out accommodation and is maintained in good order throughout. The property would make a beautiful family home or alternatively as a holiday home for use as an excellent base from which to explore the landscape and experience the culture of the Connemara Gaeltacht.

The property is accessed to the rear through two large cast iron gates which lead onto a large tarmacadam driveway, bounded by mature flowerbeds, shrubberies with ample space for parking for several vehicles. The grounds are extremely well maintained with stunning stonemasonry works throughout the site with walkways .

The south west facing dwelling house is accessible from a paved front patio area into a bright & welcoming conservatory porch with tiled flooring, from where you can catch a glimpse of the gorgeous grounds & scenic views across the Bay. The sunny conservatory leads into a spacious hallway, with red carpeted flooring, coving, and archway leading to the return hallway leading to the ground floor accommodation.

Off the hallway, to the left is a large dining area with interior French doors which lead to the main kitchen with solid wood fitted kitchen units and generous worktop space, ideal for a busy family life. The utility room connects to the kitchen to offer additional storage space. Across the hallway from the kitchen, is another kitchen area which offers potential for conversion to a home office space if required. The ground floor also comprises of two good sized double bedrooms to the front and rear, both with fitted wardrobes. The bathroom to the rear is fully tiled with separate shower area. The hot-press is also located on the ground floor.

The carpeted wooden stairs ascends to the spacious first floor landing. The landing is filled with light from the glass doors that lead to a horseshoe balcony with uninterrupted views of Lettercallow Bay. On one side of this balcony is a beautiful bright living room with feature marble fire place, centre chandelier light fitting and wall lights and beautiful views of the bay. On the other side is the master bedroom with en-suite. To the rear of the landing area there are two further bedrooms all of which have fitted wardrobe storage and elegant centre light fittings. This floor also has a convenient linen storage area. The family bathroom located at the rear of the property incorporates shower, bath, w.h.b., w.c. & bidet and completes the properties first floor accommodations.

A further wooden staircase leads to the top floor divided into two rooms which are currently used for storage purposes. These rooms would be ideally suited to be converted into office space / studio or playroom.

The front gardens are an oasis of seclusion and peace. To the front of the property, there is a paved patio area, where one can take advantage of the stunning vistas of Lettercallow Bay & surrounding countryside. A delightful pathway lined with mature flowerbeds leads down through the garden to the pond where a vast array of trees, shrubs and specimen plants can be found. Completing the peace and tranquillity on offer is the presence of a stream within the front garden boundary, which flows into Lettercallow Bay nearby. A bridge over the stream links the two sides of the well maintained front gardens.

To the west of the property, there is a large detached double garage with roller door, with additional storage space available in a section to the front of it. There are two additional storage sheds on the the land with one on the right hand side of the main entrance gates and the second in the field.

To arrange an inspection of this incredible property please contact the selling agents DNG Martin O'Connor on 091866708.

Online 360 walkthrough video available.



Constructed in 1995
Large site of c.1.58 acres
Impressive c. 3,961 sq.ft. dwelling
First floor living room
Magnificent views over Lettercallow Bay
Spacious accommodation spread over three floors
Large elevated balcony off the landing overlooking Lettercallow Bay
Paved patio area to the front & tarmacadam driveway to rear
Abundance of mature trees, shrubs & flowerbeds throughout the gardens with feature pond & stream
Detached garage with roller doors
Offers in excess of €500,000
3km to Lettermore's local amenities including shops, post office, & church
7.3 km to Connemara Isle's Golf Club
14.7km to Carraroe Village

BER Details

BER: C3 BER No.114122948 Energy Performance Indicator:207.75 kWh/m²/yr


From Galway, take the R336 coast road to Barna, Furbo, Spiddal, Inverin, continuing onto the R374 to Costello, Bealadangan, and into Lettermore village. In Lettermore village, at the church (Saint Cholmchille's Church), take a right, and continue along this road for 2.9km, and take the next right.
The property is located on the left hand side, identified by the eircode H91VYD0 and by the DNG Martin O'Connor For Sale board.

Viewing Details

Viewings are strictly by prior appointment only through the selling agents DNG Martin O'Connor Tel 091866708.

Location & Setting

This property is an attractive seaside residence, which benefits from the peace & tranquility which the West of Ireland & more important what Connemara has to offer. The property is a mere 3 km drive to Lettermore village, and 14.7 km from Carraroe village, a thriving Gaeltacht community. The property is also in close proximity to Connemara Isles, a unique island 9 -hole Golf Club, with some of the finest golf holes in the country. Lettermore boasts a contrasting landscape of rugged coastline, sandy beaches and clear crystal waters, all in an environment where the Irish language thrives, and the traditions and culture of the Gaeltacht are very much alive.

Idyllic setting on one of the loveliest and most unspoilt coastlines in the West of Ireland. The Islands of Lettermore enjoys a spectacular setting overlooking the sea on the tip of the southwest coast of Galway. It is linked by a series of bridges to the mainland.

Lettermore’s amenities will meet everyone’s needs and has many attractions within easy reach - walking, hill climbing, fishing and water sports - not to mention the presence of traditional pubs. The Irish language and the tradition and culture of the Gaeltacht are very much alive in Lettermore.


The gardens are an oasis of tranquillity with numerous walkways through carefully planted and well planted trees and shrubs which are offering a lifetime of enjoyment. The volume of work gone in to creating these fantastic grounds has to be admired especially the craftmanship of the stonemasons who have erected fabulous stonewalls and shrub boundaries throughout the property. A feature iron bridge with railway sleepers crosses over a stream which leads to the sea across the road. There is a large selection of trees including palms, cherry blossoms and fruits trees. The rear driveway has a tarmacadam finish which provides excellent off street parking. There is paddock and shed to the rear of the house.


Conservatory Porch -
Bright welcoming porch area, which leads into a large entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway -
Spacious entrance hallway with red carpeted flooring leading to the dining room, kitchen, bathroom, back kitchen, and two double bedrooms, with stairs rising to the first floor accommodations.

Dining Room -
Positioned off the entrance hallway, with carpeted flooring, decorative corner cornices & coving, recessed wall lights, electric fireplace with French doors leading into the kitchen, located to the rear of the property.

Kitchen -
Fine solid wood fitted storage units and tiled backsplash, coving, electric oven & hob, dishwasher, wood flooring, door connecting to the utility room.

Utility Room -
Located to the rear of the property with fitted units, and door to rear of the property.

Bathroom -
Off the return hallway, located to the rear of the property, fully tiled with bath, shower, w.h.b & w.c

Back Kitchen -
Positioned to the rear of the property, with fitted units, tiled flooring, gas hob, and door to rear of the property. As an additional kitchen space, this room could be ideally converted for several uses if desired.

Bedroom 1 -
Spacious double bedroom, with fitted wardrobes, ceiling rose light fitting, and wooden flooring.

Bedroom 2 -
Bright & spacious room located to the front of the property, carpeted with fitted wardrobes, ceiling rose light fitting, windows located to the east & south with lovely views out to Lettercallow Bay.

Landing -
Spacious landing with red carpeted flooring, ceiling rose light fittings, access to 3 double bedrooms (one en-suite), living area, bathroom, hot press, doors to balcony, with stairs rising to second floor.

Master Bedroom (Bedroom 3) -
Bright & spacious bedroom, located to the front of the property, with carpeted flooring, built in wardrobe units, dressing table, ceiling rose light fitting, chest of drawers and en-suite shower room. This room enjoys stunning views over the front gardens and Lettercallow Bay.

Ensuite -
Carpeted with w.c, w.h.b. & shower & fitted unit.

Bedroom 4 -
Located to the rear of the property, this room is used as a twin room, built in dressing table & fitted wardrobe units, ceiling rose light fitting.

Bathroom -
With red carpeted flooring, tiled halfway, w.c., w.h.b., bath, shower & bidet.

Bedroom 5 -
Spacious double bedroom located to the rear of the property, with carpeted flooring, coving, ceiling rose light fitting, fitted wardrobes, and chest of drawers.

Living Room -
Located on the first floor to take advantage of the stunning sea views this spacious room located to the front of the property is complete with carpeted flooring and coving, ceiling rose light fitting, white marble open fireplace hearth & mantle piece.

Balcony -
Located to the front of the property, with stunning vistas of Lettercallow Bay and the mature front gardens.

Attic/ Storage Area -
Located on the second floor, which consists of two rooms, which would be ideally suited to convert into a home office, studio or playrooms.

Garage -
Spacious double garage with roller doors and a separate storage area to the front with side door.

Storage shed -
This is a traditional stone built shed located to the rear of the property inside the main gates.

Shed -
Located in the field to the north west of the house this block built shed is ideal for further storage or for the keeping of an animal such as a horse or donkey and possibly chickens. It commands great views and would make a great artists studio.