Canrawer, Oughterard, Galway H91YY9E€310,000

4 Bed Detached House 1256 ft² / 116.69 m² For Sale D2


Location, style and potential this four bedroom property has the added value of having full planning permission granted until 2020 for a separate two bedroom dwelling. A great development opportunity - this two bedroom dwelling would be an ideal starter home or a work studio/office. A lovely country residence in one of Oughterards most sought after areas.

Location – Canrawer West is a quite countryside location of leafy laneways, beautiful walks, gentle sounds from the nearby Owenriff river and waterfall, yet within walking distance to Oughterard village and all its amenities.

Style - The property is a lovely 4 bedroom bungalow of circa 1,256 sq.ft., originally constructed in 1979 it has been recently updated by its current owner who has an excellent eye for detail.

The entrance is very impressive with double oak doors giving access to the home. Once inside the property has a bright, airy and spacious feel. The living room is positioned to the left of the hallway with solid fuel stove and large window overlooking the impressive front gardens and countryside vistas beyond.

To the right of the hallway is a lovely dining room which shares the same views of the living and connects to the residences well equipped kitchen.

The inner hallway accesses the 4 bedrooms and family bathroom. Currently there are two good sized double bedrooms - one positioned to the front and one to the rear, a single bedroom to the rear and the 4th bedroom which is currently utilised as a home office with feature double oak/glass doors. The bathroom is stunning, a mix of classic white and timber with chrome accessories, it’s a haven of relaxation that would rival any spa.

Potential – Situated on a site of 0.61 acres, to the rear of this lovely home is an existing chalet/flat with connecting shed and garage in need of refurbishment. Planning permission has been granted on this unit for a modern two-bedroom house of circa 1195 sq.ft. The new property would have a separate driveway to the left of the main property and large rear garden. The planning permission is valid until the 7th April 2020 which give the new owners of Canrawer West ample time to build if they so require.


Recently renovated property
Large chalet with garage and shed with full planning permission for a substantial architect designed two bedroom residence on the same footprint
The proposed unit would also be ideal for use a studio or offices
Easy walking distance to Oughterard village and its excellent amenities
Close to the river and the Golden Mile walk
Circa 0.61 acre site

BER Details

BER: D2 BER No.108809625 Energy Performance Indicator:291.98 kWh/m²/yr


From Galway take the N59 to Oughterard. Driving through the village just before the church (which is straight in front of you) take the left turning sign posted for Costelloe / Sheanapheasteen. On the road take the immediate right turning (approx 50 metres from the main junction). Continue along this road and turn left at the T-junction. The property is the first on the right hand side identified by a DNG Martin O'Connor For Sale sign.


The property located in the townland of Canrawer is within a few minutes walk of Oughterard village centre. Oughterard is a friendly and welcoming village, well catered for with a good range of shops, lively pubs, bank, hotels, post office, and restaurants 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 available only 5 minutes from the property at Oughterard golf course.

Oughterard has a diversity of spectacular scenery on the doorstep of Connemara with the tranquility and comfort of country living, yet less than 30 minutes drive to Galway City. The area was privileged to have a new national school open in 2013 and it has a highly regarded second level school. There are many sports clubs locally which include GAA, Soccer, Rugby, Badminton, Boxing a Gym and much more.


Hallway - 15.11ft x 4.11ft
Double solid oak entrance doors, tiled flooring, radiator, coving and feature lighting

Inner Hallway - 26.4ft x 3.4ft
Part carpeted/part tiled flooring, coving, feature lighting, access to 4 bedrooms and bathroom

Living Room - 15.4ft x 11.5ft
Positioned to the front of the property with timber flooring, raised solid fuel insert stove, carpeted flooring, coving, wall & central light

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 17.9ft x 10.4ft
Positioned to the rear of the property with tiled flooring, built-in cream kitchen, plumbed for washing machine, exit door to side, ample space for breakfast dining area

Dining Room - 13.1ft x 11.9ft
Positioned off the kitchen to the front of the property with dual aspect windows, tiled flooring, coving, feature lighting and access to the main hallway

Bedroom 1/Home Office - 10.5ft x 9.0ft
Good sized single bedroom currently being used as a home office with feature oak & glass panelled doors

Bedroom 2 - 10.2ft x 9.1ft
Positioned to the rear of the property with carpeted flooring, coving

Bedroom 3 - 12.9ft x 10.7ft
Positioned to the rear of the property with carpeted flooring, coving

Bedroom 4 - 14.4ft x 11.2ft
Positioned to the front of the property with carpeted flooring, coving, feature wall & central lighting

Hot-Press - 5.8ft x 2.11ft
Ample hanging and storage

Bathroom - 9.11ft x 6.5ft
Stunning bathroom with tiled flooring, contemporary classic white bathroom suite with chrome and timber features, monsoon shower