Callowfinish , Carna, Galway H91 WFW3AMV: €180,000

5 Bed Detached House 138.04 m² / 1486 ft² For Sale By Auction G


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DNG Martin O'Connor are delighted to present to market this traditional two storey farm house in an enviable seaside location at Callowfinish, Carna, Co. Galway on the Wild Atlantic Way. The property with horse stables, on a large site of c. 2.35 acres (0.95 Ha) is conveniently located a few minutes walk from two of Ireland's best undiscovered sandy beaches 'An Tra Mor', known locally as Callowfinish beach and a coral beach beach known as 'An Tra Bui'. From Callowfinish beach, Finish Island is also accessible by foot with tidal times.

The property, extending to c.1,486 square foot, in need of renovation, offers excellent potential and provides the prospective purchaser with the opportunity to create their dream home in the heart of Connemara, or would also make a delightful holiday home in the picturesque area where all the family needs can be catered for, with its holding of land and stables one can even bring the pony on holidays.

The property's accommodations consist of an entrance hallway, living room, dining/living area, kitchen to the rear, bathroom / utility, ground floor bedroom with W.C., 4 bedrooms upstairs enjoying beautiful hill and distant seaside views. The property enjoys views of Inis Mor (Aran Island) in the distance from the upstairs accommodation. To the side of the house there is a small storage shed.

On a large plot of land with good road frontage the property has a separate entrance which leads to modern top quality double horse barns which were constructed in recent times. They come complete with sliding doors, water drinker & grain holder. Next to the barn the foundations, for a larger sized shed have been completed.

Conveniently located between the villages of Carna & Kilkieran with excellent amenities including schools (national & second level) shops, pubs, restaurants, & pharmacy with the bus to Galway City passing right outside the door of the property.

Recreational and sports facilities in the region include angling, pony trekking, walk trails, traditional music sessions. Golf is available at the many Golf Courses throughout the region.

Carna a traditional Gaelic speaking area is a picturesque region with breath taking scenery, wonderful coastline and its many beaches which makes it a terrific holiday destination in which to unwind and explore Connemara.

To arrange an inspection of this very special property please contact DNG Martin O'Connor Estate Agents on (091) 866708.


Approx. 138 sq m/ 1,486 sq.ft.
Large site of c. 2.35 acres (0.95 Ha)
Within walking distance to 'An Tra Mor' beach, known locally as Callowfinish beach as well as the coral beach 'Tra Bui'
In need of renovation
Excellent potential
Bus route passing in front of property
Fibre broadband in the area
Number of lakes in the area
4.7 km to Carna village & local amenities
4.7 km to Kilkieran village & local amenities
Double Stables with sliding doors, complete with water drinker & grain holder
Small shed to side of property
Foundation for additional shed
Excellent walking routes locally
Easy driving distance to Clifden

BER Details

BER: G BER No.114166523 Energy Performance Indicator:511.42 kWh/m²/yr


Eircode: H91 WFW3

Taking the R336 from Galway, continue to Barna, Spiddal, Inverin, Costelloe & Screebe. At Screebe junction, take a left and continue on the R340 for a further 21.9 km, passing through Kilkieran village. The property is located on the right hand side, just after Leavys shop, identified by the DNG Martin O’Connor For Sale sign, with the Eircode is H91 WFW3.

Alternatively, taking the N59 Galway to Clifden road, continue through Moycullen, Oughterard and on to Maam Cross. Take a left at Peacocks and continue on on the R336 road and continuing onto the R340 road to Kilkieran Village. Continue through Kilkieran village for a further 4.7 km. The property is located on the right hand side, just after Leavys shop, identified by the DNG Martin O’Connor For Sale sign, with the eircode is H91 WFW3.


Carna is a village and townland in Connemara, Co Galway. It is located in the heart of the Gaeltacht area, around 50km west of Galway City. Carna is a small area, but it has a large enough influence on the surrounding areas in Connemara as it contains a Garda station, a Health Centre including a Rapid Response Ambulance and it also houses an Irish Coastguard lifeboat.

Carna is located close to the village of Cill Chiarain and they share the peninsula locally called Iorras Aithneach. The National University of Ireland, Galway, has an Irish-language and educational centre (Áras Shorcha Ní Ghuairim) in Roisín na Mainiach, near Carna. It also operates a marine biology station Martin Ryan Institute in Maínis and an atmospheric research station at Mace Head, Carna, which is run by the university's experimental physics department. There is a water reservoir in Carna that provides West Connemara including Roundstone with fresh water.

A bus is also based in Carna that brings passengers between Carna and Galway City picking up passengers along the N59. Local amenities include a hotel, several B&Bs, a GAA club, an athletics club, three shops, a post office, a café and a pub. Nearby a Kilkieran there is a state of the art play ground and astroturf football pitches.


Hallway -

Living Room -
With open fireplace

Dining/ Living Area -
With Range

Kitchen -
Positioned to the rear of the property

Bathroom/ Utility -

Bedroom 1 -
Positioned to the rear of the property

W.C. -

Bedroom 2 -
With hill views.

Bedroom 3 -
With sea views in the distance.

Bedroom 4 -
With hill views. This bedroom could be converted to a second bathroom if required.

Bedroom 5 -
With distant sea views

Store Shed -
Located to the side of the property.

Stable 1 - 15.16ft x 12.16ft
Large stable, complete with sliding door, water drinker & grain holder.

Stable 2 - 15.16ft x 12.16ft
Large stable, complete with sliding door, water drinker & grain holder.