Friday 2 December 2016

Haven on beachfront price: €295,000

PRICE: €295,000
WHERE: Mweenish Island, Connemara, Co Galway
DETAILS: Five-bedroom cottage

Published 04/06/2010 | 05:00

Matching its beautiful coastal views, this 100-year-old cottage has retained many of its traditional cottage features while also being fully modernised.

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Its spacious 123sqm of floor area accommodates five bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, a foyer with open staircase and overlooking gallery, and a large sitting room. Its oil-fired central heating provides all year round comfort.

Although on Mweenish Island, the property is connected to the mainland by two bridges, and is just 2kms from Carna in the Connemara Gaeltacht. The 3sq km island has its own primary school and is Irish speaking.

The semi-detached cottage is set on an acre which includes a private back lawn garden with three outhouses and its own pier for boating and fishing enthusiasts. The owner is willing to do a deal on the sale of a traditional gleotoig sailing boat, valued at €20,000and four dinghies valued at €1,000.

With its ambience of remoteness yet discrete accessibility, the cottage is suitable as either a family or holiday home.

Sherry FitzGerald Mangan 095 21888

Irish Independent

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