'Curlew Cottage', Cushatrower, Roundstone, Galway H91XPW9Sold

4 Bed Detached House 1.28 Acres E1


'Curlew Cottage' is a home which is rare and beautiful in a part of the word where nature and outdoors prevail. Sitting on Roundstone Bay with a direct view to Roundstone village and across to Inis Nee, this cottage is a haven of peace and tranquillity.

The four bedroom property, tucked away from the passing world, is 200 meters off the public road and approached over a lane way which leads past an original cart house, now a boat shed, a traditional stone built shed under a tiled roof. Turning the corner the vista opens with a well kept garden to the left and stunning view of the sea to the wonderful Connemara landscape. The Twelve Bens lie to the East, Errisbeg Hill to the North and Inis Nee to South, directly facing the cottage.

'Curlew Cottage' stands on raised ground looking out to sea taking in the ever changing mood of Connemara. There is a wonderful canopy of trees and gardens to the rear of the house while to the front is a sweeping driveway and parking area along the sea shore. There is a stone sea pool refreshed twice daily naturally.

The property is a traditional stone built cottage which had works carried out in the 1970's and later extended in the 1990's. Used as family home for many years the house has been well maintained and is full of character and natural light.

There is substantial garage with a painting studio and vegetable garden.

The accommodation of the property consists of a front porch which leads into a very spacious sun room/sitting area which is directly facing the sea. The room has potential to be used as a breakfast room/dining area. Triple bi-fold glass doors allow natural light to flow in to the house and lead into the central sitting room which is a stunning room full of character with a large traditional open fireplace featuring fire side hobs, a solid fuel stove, vaulted ceiling, original latch doors and loft door. This room, which is in the centre of the home has doors leading to three bedrooms.

The kitchen and dining area is one fabulous room. From the ivy clad large picture window of the dinging area, there is a clear view of the bay towards the village of Roundstone. The room with beamed ceilings is full of natural light is very spacious with two lengths of fitted kitchen units complete with appliances which include a range cooker, cooker hood, fridge freezer, dishwasher and double drainer stainless steel sink unit.

The master bedroom has a modern en-suite and is also facing East. The family bathroom is located in the rear extension, before the Master Bedroom and been fully upgraded in recent years.

Two of the bedrooms which are single rooms are on the west side of the house and have the potential to be opened into one large bedroom. The third bedroom is larger and enjoys a breath-taking view to the Twelve Bens. It comes with a small shower unit and is found on the East end of the house. The bedrooms enjoy especially lovely dawn views.

The property is ideally located just 3 kms from Roundstone, within 16 kms of Clifden and approximately 75 kms from Galway City centre. Roundstone is one of the oldest and most picturesque fishing villages in the West of Ireland. It is located amidst spectacular mountain scenery and beautiful coastline of Ireland's western region known as Connemara. Roundstone Village has increasingly become a growing community for many escaping city life. The area offers a variety of activities including fishing, golf, pony trekking and multiple glorious beaches at Gurteen & Dog's Bay as well as a number of wonderful restaurants and licensed premises.

Curlew Cottage a unique opportunity to acquire a wonderful family home or holiday residence for those seeking to enjoy all of the countrysides amenities and outdoor pursuits. The property would suit as either an an owner occupied full time residence or a treasured holiday home with two further smaller structures which may be converted.


Private sea front property
4 bedrooms (2 en-suites)
c. 1.28 acre (0.52 Ha) site
Boat House
Sea pool
Direct sea access
Direct sea access
Stunning views
Excellent potential
Walking distance to Roundstone village
Spectacular scenic views of Connemara countryside & Roundstone Bay
Oil Fired Central Heating
Within 3kms of Roundstone & 16 kms of Clifden
Just 75 kms from Galway City centre
Ideal owner occupier residence, holiday home or gilt edged investment

BER Details

BER: E1 BER No.113068431 Energy Performance Indicator:316.63 kWh/m²/yr


The property is located on the Galway side of Roundstone just before the Inis Nee turn off. The house can easily be found by using the Eircode H91XPW9.

Viewing Details

Viewings are strictly by prior appointment through the selling agents DNG Martin O'Connor Tel 091866708 or email martinoconnor@dng.ie


The grounds of this wonderful property follow the natural landscape of the land. A lot of care and a well thought out planting scheme has been undertaken by the vendors to create this oasis of tranquillity. A gravelled driveway leads from the entrance past the Old Boathouse taking a full turn along the sea shore towards the house.

The gardens to the left are laid to lawn with an abundance of trees and natural rockeries throughout. There are lovely walkways through the trees with a pretty pond and seating area.

Next to the garage there is a small vegetable garden. One of the most notable features of the property is the man made pool enclosure along the sea shore. It has a rail and steps leading into it which can offer endless fun for all the family.


Porch -
open fronted porch which leads into the the sun lounge.

Sitting area / sun lounge -
fine spacious room over looking the sea, ideal for use as a studio or as a dining room. Triple bi-fold doors to living room.

Living Room -
located in the centre of the house. This is the heart of the property. It is a warm room with large traditional open fireplace featuring fire side hobs, a solid fuel stove, vaulted ceiling, original latch doors and loft door. Doors lead in one direction to the kitchen, morning room and the hall to the Master bedroom, as well as the three guest bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 -
this is twin bedroom located to the front of the house with a clear view of the Bay.

Bedroom 2 -
adjoining bedroom 1 this lovely room is a single bedroom with a built-in wardrobe. It has a cute window view over the garden.

Bedroom 3 -
on the East side of the house this dual aspect room is very spacious with built-in vanity unit and shower.

Kitchen / Dining area -
the room with beamed ceilings and lots of window, is full of natural light and spacious, with two lengths of fitted kitchen units complete with appliances which include a range cooker, cooker hood, fridge freezer, dishwasher and double drainer stainless steel sink unit. There are unique views of the Bay from the dining area.

Rear Porch -
located off the dining area, the porch is made of PVC and glass, it's an excellent sun trap and a lovely room for plants.

Bathroom -
upgraded in recent times the room is tastefully fully tiled, it contains a cast iron bath with telephone shower taps, w.h.b., w.c. & free standing shower stall.

Bedroom 4 (Master) -
located to the rear of the house this fine spacious room over looking the rear garden has a large selection of built-in wardrobes and a spacious en-suite bathroom.

Ensuite -
fully re-fitted in recent years this fine and bright shower room features quality tiling with wet room floor, glass shower wall, w.h.b., w.c., shave light and electric shaver power point.

Garage / Studio -
this well built garage on the eastern end of the site is a large building which is used for general storage and utility room where the washing machine and dryer are located. The oil fired central heating burner is also located in this room. A smal painting studio has been sectioned off from the garage. It enjoys good light, has its own door entrance and an electric heater. It would be suited for many possible uses, including a home offic.

Boat House / Old Cart House -
this is a traditional stone built shed which has a tiled roof. In its previous life we feel it may have been used as a cart house or a boat shed. The building has double wooden doors to the front which provides for clear access.