Corrib Wave House, Portacarron, , Oughterard, Galway H91HY61€750,000

10 Bed Detached House 474 m² / 5102 ft² For Sale C2


DNG Martin O'Connor are delighted to introduce to the market a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial lake front property of 5,102 sq.ft in the heart of Connemara. 'Corrib Wave House' is a 10-bedroom guesthouse / angling centre on Lough Corrib’s shore renowned for its world famous Trout and Salmon fishing with its 365 islands covering 44,000 acres, and free fishing . It is discretely positioned in the highly sought-after location of Portacarron, Oughterard and has a unique lake setting whilst occupying a stunning lakeshore site of c. 0.932 hectares (2.3 Acres) acres with direct lake access.

For many years Corrib Wave House has captured the hearts of people around the world, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a thriving business or take maximum advantage and make this prime location your forever home.

Ideally situated just 3.5km from the picturesque village of Oughterard internationally known as the 'Gateway to Connemara', one of Irelands greatest scenic destinations, and only 30 minutes drive from Galway city centre. This premier property offers a panoramic outlook across Lough Corrib and splendid mountain views. The lake vista changes all the time with shifting weather and the local wildlife, fishing boats, kayakers and rowers alike. There are also ample grounds for outdoor living.

Last upgraded in 1988, the property was designed to ensure the living room and all bedrooms overlook the lush green gardens, which lead down to the lake shore. The private jetty offers easy access to Lough Corrib’s 365 islands, including historic Inchagoill, which is just a 20 minute boat ride away.

The accommodation, spread over 2 floors, provides a generous balance between bedrooms and reception rooms. Over the years the property has undergone continuous refurbishments, bringing the accommodation up to modern day standards in terms of heating, plumbing and insulation.

The property is approached at ground floor level directly into a welcoming, sunny conservatory, which in turn leads you directly into the main hallway/reception room. To the right of the hallway/reception you access a very spacious living room with dual aspect windows, stunning lake views, beamed ceiling, welcoming open fire and double doors accessing the dining room.

The dining room is spacious, bright and airy and shares the same decorative theme to include the beamed ceiling as the living room. From here, you access the large commercial kitchen/utility space, which is currently run and decorated for commercial use and offers a homely feel.

On the ground floor there are 4 large en-suite bedrooms with stunning lake views, a double and single room with a shared bathroom and a guest washroom. On the first floor there are 5 spacious en-suite bedrooms, all boasting amazing views of the gardens and the lake. Additional accommodation includes the family / staff bedrooms and a home office.

The peace and tranquility of a crimson sunset and bird song on long summer evenings at this truly unique property is captivating. Corrib Wave House is set amid the peaceful community of Portacarron, has its own private grounds, with its own jetty, land for a hobby farm and exceptionally located just moments from Oughterard village, with all its amenities including specialty shops, coffee shops, restaurants, pubs and supermarkets. There are good quality schools close by including secondary, primary and pre-school and an 18-hole Golf Club just a stone’s throw away.

With so few properties enjoying direct lakeshore access, viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the quality and beauty Corrib Wave House has to offer.


Superb location, 3.5km to Oughterard, 24km from Galway City, 55km to Clifden
Exquisite views
Thriving Bord Failte certified accommodation
Listed with and Expedia
Established angling centre with direct private access to Lough Corrib with its 365 islands covering 44,000 acres, and free fishing
Site of c. 0.932 hectares (2.3 Acres)
Last upgraded in 1988
Potential for further development
Gas central heating
Ample private parking
Land for hobby farm
Gardens including a large vegetable garden
1km to 18 hole golf course
High-speed broadband

BER Details

BER: C2 BER No.113680995 Energy Performance Indicator:175.97 kWh/m²/yr


The property can be located by using the Eircode H91HY61.

Viewing Details

Viewings through the sole selling agents DNG Martin O'Connor Tel 091866708.