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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Guide Price €160,000

Ireland - Galway, Roundstone

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Full description:

Inishlackan is situated approximately 1.5 miles by boat to Roundstone and within a mile of the Ervallagh Pier, where you are able to moor a boat. The island has approximately 5 other quality houses which are used in the summer and winter as private residences or holiday lets. The island has white sand beaches and a coastline that is breathtaking from all angles. The island was made even more famous by Gerard Dillon, who stayed there for a year in the 1950’s with two other painters and created many of his famous works here. Nowadays, there is annual meeting of artists who draw inspiration from this fabulous island.

Roundstone derives its name from the anglicised corruption of Cloch Na Rón, the rock of the seals. The bay was used by smugglers into the 18th Century while the village itself dating back to the 1820’s was built by Alexander Nimmo.

Roundstone is an exceedingly charming village tucked away on the rugged Connemara coastline. The village is both friendly and inviting with a wide range of amenities including shops, post office, school, hotels, and excellent restaurants most of which overlook the wide harbour and have stunning views over the Connemara landscape.

Clifden, the nearest town and only 9 miles away, is regarded as the Capital of Connemara, with banks and a large selection of shops, pubs, and other leisure facilities. Clifden is noted for its many fine seafood restaurants, the famous Connemara Pony Show which takes place there each August in the showground close to the property, and the Clifden Arts Festival in September, all of which attract many Irish and foreign visitors. The area is well provided for a wide range of sporting and leisure facilities, with fishing, boating and water sports most popular using the many beaches and bays which comprise this convoluted coastline. Golf is available at the Connemara Golf Club whilst there are six other courses within an hour’s drive of the property.

The property is 48 miles from the regional capital of the West, Galway City, with its mainline road, rail and air connections and extensive and substantial cultural, commercial and retail facilities. Shannon Airport is some 2 1/2 hours from the property.

THE PROPERTY: This traditional cottage of stone construction measures 11 metres in width and 5 metres in depth with a small extension to the rear of circa 5 metres square. The building has a fibre slate roof and existing chimney in place.

THE LAND: The land is of good grazing land and completely surrounds the property so giving owners the opportunity to extend in every direction. With good soil coverage this fertile land is a haven for wildlife and would provide excellent gardens in the future.

This pin shows the general area of the property as the exact location was not given

Nearest Airports*

  • Connemara (Domestic), 34 miles
  • Connemara (Domestic), 35 miles
  • Galway (International), 65.9 miles
  • Knock (International), 93.4 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
Spencer Auctioneers, Outghterard

Main Street, Oughterard, Galway
03339 390713  Local call rate

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