Connemara Gateway Hotel, Oughterard, Galway €2,400,000

Residential Investment Property 6 Acres For Sale


DNG Martin O'Connor Estate Agents offer for sale by Private Treaty an excellent redevelopment opportunity at the Gateway to Connemara. The former Connemara Gateway Hotel, comprises of 62 bedrooms (all en-suite), reception area, ball room (formerly leisure centre), kitchen, function room, restaurant & bar. The site extending to c. 6 acres is prominently located on the N59 Galway - Clifden road, just outside Oughterard village.

This commercial property offers an excellent opportunity to redevelop the former hotel back into a much needed hotel in this scenic area of Connemara. The combination of a prime location just outside Oughterard village, within 26 km of Galway City Centre and at the Gateway to Connemara region gives the property unlimited redevelopment potential in this thriving area of Oughterard. Other areas of redevelopment to consider SPP are a luxury home development, a retirement village, enterprise park and much more.

Located 1 km from Oughterard village, internationally famed for its fishing on Lough Corrib is ideally located for touring Connemara and to benefit from a wealth of local attractions on its doorstep including Aughnanure Castle, Connemara National Park, Glengowla Mines, Kylemore Abbey, & several championship golf courses to name a few especially Oughterards Course which is only a few hundred yards away. The property is also conveniently located in close proximity to the proposed Connemara Greenway Cycling and walking trail. The trail follows the route of the historic Galway- Clifden Railway Line and once completed, will be the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in the country.

The property is well served by public transport including regular timetabled bus services to Connemara & Galway City Centre.

For further details & to arrange an inspection, contact DNG Martin O'Connor on 091 866708.


Excellent redevelopment opportunity
Large site of c. 6 acres
62 bedroom hotel
Own well on site with excellent capacity
Private on site waste water treatment facility
Close proximity to the proposed Connemara Greenway Cycling & Walking Trail
Located along the Wild Atlantic Way
Lough Corrib nearby
Excellent road frontage
1 km to Oughterard village, popular Angling village
Less than 1 km to Oughterard Golf Club
26 km to Galway City Centre
Excellent Parking
Local attractions include Glengowla Mines, Aughnanure Caste, Oughterard Championship Golf Course, Lough Corrib, Connemara National Park


Taking the N59 Galway- Clifden, continue to Moycullen, Rosscahill, and towards Oughterard village. After passing Oughterard Golf Club on your right, continue for a further 700 m. The property is located on the left hand side, identified by a DNG Martin O'Connor For Sale sign.

Viewing Details

Strictly by prior appointment only, contact the sole selling agents DNG Martin O'Connor on 091 866708


Oughterard is a friendly and welcoming village, well catered for with a good range of shops, lively pubs, 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 a minutes drive from the property at the 18-hole Oughterard golf course, set in natural parkland, with 6 other golf courses located within an hours drive of the village. Sporting facilities include soccer at New Village, Rugby, GAA , basketball and much more.

Oughterard has a diversity of spectacular scenery on the doorstep of Connemara yet less than 30 minutes drive to Galway City.