DNG Martin O'Connor is delighted to present to the market 'The Old House', a unique period country house dating back to c. 1756, situated in a wonderful coastal area between the sea and the mountains at Cleggan, Co.Galway. The house, presented in excellent condition, has been fully renovated and tastefully decorated in recent years yet retaining some of its old world characteristics with its magnificent feature stone built fireplace of local stone.
On a site c.0.75 acres, the house enjoys excellent views across the countryside to the hills, while from the upstairs study, Cleggan village and harbour can seen. The area, steeped in history has many fine walking routes, old ruins, historic structures and offers great opportunities for walking, cycling, swimming, fishing and horse riding. The village of Cleggan is located just over a mile from the house and is the main connection point to Inishbofin Island.
Situated on the famous Wild Atlantic Way, the property is ideally located to take advantage of Connemara and all the West of Ireland has to offer. Clifden, the capital of Connemara is just 7 miles where a host of amenities and activities are available. There are many fine beaches in the area, probably the finest in the country including the renowned Omey Island as well as Aughrus and Ballinakill, which are all within a 10 minute drive. The property is very well maintained and it enjoys a landscaped garden and a large parking area. In the paddock, there is a large storage shed.
The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, large living room, sun lounge, guest WC, utility, spacious kitchen / dining room, 5 bedrooms (1 with en-suite) & bathroom. This exceptional property would make an excellent family home by the sea or alternatively that perfect getaway in the heart of break taking countryside yet within easy reach of all essential amenities.
Constructed in 1952
Unique period farm house dating back to c. 1756
On a site of c. 0.75 acres
5 spacious bedrooms
Perfect holiday residence
An abundance of amenities nearby
Sea side within a mile
New airport nearby
Clifden 7 miles
Cleggan village 1 mile
6 miles to Omey Island
6 miles to Connemara National Park
Steeped in history
BER: D2 BER No.103561759 Energy Performance Indicator:274.42 kWh/m²/yr
Eircode H71 KF60
Cleggan is a picturesque fishing village in Co Galway. It lies 10km northwest of Clifden and is situated at the head of Cleggan Bay. A focal point of the village is the pier, built by Alexander Nimmo in 1822 and extended in 1908. Ferries leave the pier daily for Inishbofin and there is also a ferry to Inishturk. Fishing, farming and tourism are all important to the area with local amenities including four pubs, a grocer, a post office, a sit-down restaurant, as well as a take away. In addition to trips to the local islands, popular leisure activities for visitors include horseback riding and fishing.
Hallway - 3.3528m x 1.7272m
Radiator, quarry tiled floor, recessed ceiling lights and stairs rising to the first floor. Door which leads into the sitting room and extension to the hallway leading to downstairs toilet, utility room and the kitchen/ dining area.
Sitting Room - 7.0612m x 3.8608m
A room full of character, being part of the original house, with a polished wide board solid oak floor, solid oak skirting boards, polished pine window cills with one wall comprising a magnificent local stone fireplace with a bowed chimney breast above heavy pine mantle. Black steel oil fired stove inset upon a Liscannor stone hearth. Double doors lead into the sun filled conservatory.
Conservatory - 2.3876m x 2.3114m
Good quality double glazed UPVC with single entrance door leading to the covered yard. Polished wooden floor. A veritable sun trap overlooking the garden and providing free heating to the sitting room and the house generally.
Quarry tiled floor, toilet, matching wash basin and tiled splash back.
Dining Room - 5.1816m x 3.9624m
Approached from the hallway by a glazed panel door, this well proportioned, delightful room has been designed to complement the kitchen to which it is connected by an archway stretching nearly the full width of the room. Polished white maple wooden floor, recessed lighting, & radiator. Solid pine door leading to full height storage cupboard.
Kitchen - 5.3848m x 3.9116m
Quarry tiled floor and all three sides of the room fitted with top quality kitchen units comprising of laminated work surfaces with solid pine top quality storage cupboards, drawers and racks below. Integrated dishwasher. Black granite sink with single drainer and sink and a half inset. Further range of matching storage units above the work surfaces. To one side is a 'New Home'' gas range with double oven, grill and eight gas rings with old yellow brick surround and heavy wooden mantle above enclosing commercial fume extractor. Further storage cupboards to the side, with one enclosing an oil fired boiler. Recessed ceiling light with a door leading into the rear garden.
Upper Hallway - 12.0904m x 0.9144m
Stretching the entire length of the house and leading to all bedrooms, home office, guest bathroom and the inner hall. Carpeted flooring with solid wood skirting boards & radiator.
Bedroom 1 - 4.0386m x 2.7432m
Large carpeted double bedroom with dressing table, solid pine window cills & radiator. Door to dressing room (9'0'' x 3'5'').
Bath Room - 3.048m x 4.2672m
A most attractive and spacious bathroom, with a large roll top bath with ball and claw feet, tiled floor and fully tiled walls & radiator. Polished brass, taps, waste and plug retainer, with matching towel rails. Superb matching set of pedestal wash basin with gold plated taps, toilet with gold plated plumbing. ''Image'' luxury shower cubicle containing a ''Mira Sport'' electric shower.
Bedroom 2 - 2.8702m x 2.9464m
This room, currently used as an office, can be easily be converted back to a nice sized bedroom, with carpeted flooring and radiator.
Inner Hall - 4.6482m x 1.6256m
Doors leading to the third floor.
Bedroom 3 - 3.9878m x 3.3528m
Carpeted double bedroom with a range of full height fitted bedroom furniture comprising wardrobes, cupboards, vanity space & radiator.
Bedroom 4 - 3.7338m x 3.3528m
Carpeted double bedroom with radiator and large wardrobe. Door to en-suite shower room with half tiled walls, tiled floor, shower cubicle containing 2Mira Elite electric shower, matching wash basin and toilet. Mirror above the wash basin with shaver light above.
Bedroom 5/Studio - 5.1562m x 5.5372m
Located on the third floor, a most attractive and light spacious room with good views over Cleggan Bay and Cleggan village. Carpeted flooring and polished pine panelled ceiling with velux inserts, with access to the further roof space which contains an enormous amount of storage, second access to under eaves storage.
Utility Room - 2.921m x 2.9464m
Spacious room with quarry tiled floor, good range of storage shelving, space and fittings for washer and dryer, with storage cupboards above & radiator.
Storage Shed - 6.096m x 6.096m
Behind the parking area is a large paddock area containing a storage shed/workshop. With uPVC coated steel construction, roller entrance door, double glazed UPVC side door and with clear panels inset in the roof to provide natural light.