Rusheeny , Oughterard, Galway H91R99E€265,000

4 Bed Cottage 2.22 Acres For Sale F


DNG Martin O'Connor Estate Agents are offering for sale by Private Treaty a very unique property in the Rusheeny Valley located 4.5 km south west of Oughterard's village centre.

The property on a total land plot of c. 2.22 acres (0.90 Ha) is located at the end of a country lane in a stunning and peaceful location surrounded by rolling fields in a spectacular landscape. The land is of good quality, in one block, is enclosed by stone walls and wire fencing set out in several grazing plots ideal for the keeping of a pony or the development of a cottage garden. There are some lovely mature trees throughout the property.

A stream from a nearby lake flows west to east through the property providing a lovely feature. There are some vegetable gardens in place at the property which could be developed further. A small shed is present which is currently used to house donkeys.

The dwelling house is a traditional stone built property with an extension added many years ago. The accommodation of the dwelling consists of a front porch, living room, kitchen, dining room, 4 bedrooms, bathroom, WC, loft room and rear hall. The house, while it does require renovation work, is bursting with potential to take advantage of this most unique of settings. Attached to the dwelling house is a large storage shed / workshop which has many potential uses.

To the rear of the plot there are a selection of buildings which were originally farm sheds that over time have evolved into workshops and studio areas with a large garden green house. The buildings are in very good order and are an excellent asset to the property.

The property is for sale by Private Treaty and to avoid disappointment early viewing is strongly recommended. To arrange an inspection please contact DNG Martin O'Connor on 091 866708.


Large plot c. 0.90 Ha (2.22 Acres)
Mains Water
Septic Tank
Electricity connected
Stunning location
Good quality land
Excellent Privacy
Stream running through the land
Huge potential to remodel cottage
Close to Oughterard village and its excellent amenities

BER Details

BER: F BER No.115189425 Energy Performance Indicator:421.77 kWh/m²/yr


Follow the Eircode which leads directly to the property. H91R99E

From Oughterard village proceed along Main Street towards Clifden passing the Garda Station on your left. Just before the Bridge turn left at Conneely's Cafe, it will be signposted Costelloe and Shannapheasteen. Drive out this road past Oughterard Motors on the left hand side. Take the next right turning onto the Rusheeney Road. Driving for about half a mile take the first left turn left by stone built shed. Driving up the lane take the road to the right and continue to the end where the property is located.

Viewing Details

Viewings are by prior appointment only through the sole selling agents DNG Martin O'Connor Tel 091866708.


The property located in the townland of Rusheeny which is situated 4.5 km from Oughterard village centre. 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 5 minutes from the property at Oughterard golf course. Oughterard has a diversity of spectacular scenery on the doorstep of Connemara with the tranquillity 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.


Front Porch -

Living Room -
Traditional brick built open fireplace, access to loft room.

Bedroom 1 -
Positioned to the front of the property.

Bedroom 2 -
Single bedroom positioned to the front of the property.

Bedroom 3 -
Positioned to the rear of the property. Hot Press.

Loft Room -
Positioned over Bedroom 1

Bedroom 4 -
Positioned to the rear of the property

Bathroom -
With bath, w.h.b, & w.c.

W.C. -
With w.h.b. & w.c.

Kitchen/Dining Room -
Stove with back boiler. Patio door to rear.

Rear Entrance Hall -

Attached Storage Shed -

Workshop -

Tool Shed -

Office - Utility Room -

Studio -
This building is a very bright and spacious area. It has double glazing and oil fired central heating. There are lovely views across the land to the west of the Connemara Hills. This building would make an excellent home office, artists studio with potential for many more uses.

Kitchen / Dining area -

Living Room -

Room 1 -

Bathroom -

Hall -

Shower Room -

Room 2 -