Mounthenry, Ower, Headford, Galway, H91 TDA0

  • Unconditional Online Auction Sale
  • Guide Price* : €179000

Property Partners Emma Gill is pleased to present for sale this remarkable cottage of character and charm in a unique and desirable setting.

Description

Set on a quaint 1.24 acre site at the end of a private cul-de-sac, this three-bedroom cottage at Mounthenry, Ower is just a stone's throw from the anglers' paradise of Lough Corrib and a short drive from the Mayo border.

It has been beautifully restored with style and innovation into a bright, airy, and modern home that honours its rural heritage through the thoughtful presentation of a myriad of charming traditional features.

Boasting three bedrooms, two generous reception rooms, a kitchen, bathroom and WC this 127m² cottage has oodles of potential as a starter home for a single person or young family with the opportunity to work remotely; as a peaceful, low maintenance abode for someone ready to downsize or as a dream holiday home for the urban-bound buyer, hungry for a slice of the quiet life.

It comes with the bonus of a series of picturesque stone stables. Furthermore there is a generous garage to the rear of the cottage which has been fitted with a solid-fuel stove and velux windows, making it ideal for use as a home office/gallery/studio space or additional accommodation (subject to planning permission) with the prospect of rental income generation if desired.

Location

Located in a tranquil, rural setting, Mounthenry is just 10 minutes' drive from the bustling country town of Headford and is accessed by turning on to the L5666 as one travels north towards Glencorrib along the R334.

The property is just 250m from Kilroe National School.

This peaceful townland offers all the spoils of country life and an eclectic choice of social and recreational activities, enhanced by the proximity of key regional tourist attractions like Lough Corrib and the picturesque village of Cong home to the magnificent Ashford Castle.

At the same time, Mounthenry is highly accessible to major regional settlements like Tuam Town and Galway city and Mayo's county town of Castlebar - both of which are within a 45-minute commute - while it takes just under one hour to get to Ireland West Airport Knock.

Accommodation

This Mounthenry cottage is bursting with personality, commencing with its picture-postcard rustic garden, featuring cut stone walls, immaculate lawns and a unique, paved outdoor seating area.

A large gravel drive leads to the entrance porch of this wonderful property which opens onto a spacious sitting room and adjoining dining area.

A statement traditional cut stone fireplace with solid-fuel stove affords a welcoming focal point in this reception area which backs on to the property's pristine, light-filled, kitchen. The addition of an adjoining roofed veranda area has cleverly enhanced the kitchen area's capacity.

A simple clean décor palette of cool whites, contrasted with natural stone, timber floors and white timber panelled ceilings lends an air spaciousness and contemporary elegance throughout this property.

The ground floor accommodation at Mounthenry are completed by a separate toilet and bathroom off the kitchen and a generous double bedroom off the sitting room.

A discreet stairwell leads from the sitting room to the first floor of the cottage which benefits from incredible light. This area is a truly unique and characterful space and has been cleverly adapted to create two roomy double bedrooms which are complete with ample built-in storage and a generous landing area.

To the rear of the house a separate, part-converted dormer-style stable will require little additional work to complete highly versatile additional accommodation that can be easily adapted (subject to planning permission) for AirBnB or as a granny flat/studio/home office.

* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation, i.e. 'The Reserve'. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

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