Four on the market for boating enthusiasts
These four properties will literally float your boat.
Graffogue, Co Roscommon
€500k REA Seamus McCarthy (0906) 630 001
Although it's not on the water itself, this six-bedroom dormer bungalow in Scramogue comes with a marina berth at Tarmonbarry, about seven kilometres away on the River Shannon. Built in 2001, it's 3,563 sq ft with five bedrooms on the first floor (one en-suite) and one downstairs. The ground floor also has an eat-in kitchen, living room and conservatory. It's on four acres, and the grounds include a log cabin with an open-plan kitchen and living room and one bedroom, as well as five stables and a detached garage.
Dromeela, Ogonnelloe, Co Clare
€295k Ganly Walters (01) 662 3255
This two-storey house, about two kilometres from Ogonnelloe in Co Clare, is across the road from the shores of Lough Derg, and has a private jetty on the water. It's 2,118 sq ft in size, with five bedrooms on the first floor, of which two have en-suite shower rooms. The ground floor has a living room, kitchen and dining room, a study and a conservatory in PVC. There are electric gates leading into the property and it's on 0.86 acres of grounds with extensive lawns as well as a boat house and shed.
Seacrest House, Rogerstown
€795k DNG MCKenna Healy (01) 849 1510
Seacrest House, in Rush, Co Dublin, is on the seashore, so you could push a boat out from your own garden. But if you prefer camaraderie on the water, Rush Sailing Club is just down the road. The house is 3,735 sq ft in a curved design, and there are four bedrooms, the main one en-suite. Downstairs the principal living area is an open-plan kitchen, sitting and dining room with sea views. There's also a study with doors to the garden, a utility room and garage. It's on a 0.8 acre site with lawns rolling down to the sea.
Cluain Alainn, Foilnamuck
€1.15m Charles McCarthy (028) 21533
Cluain Alainn in Ballydehob overlooks Roaringwater Bay in west Cork, and has access to it with a private slipway and pontoon. It's a 2,200 sq ft detached house on two-and-a-half acres with a pond, lawns, mature trees and shrubs. There's also a one-bedroom guest cottage. The main house has a kitchen/dining room, living room and conservatory on the ground floor, along with the master bedroom. The conservatory has a study at mezzanine level, and there are two upstairs bedrooms. Out the back is a sun terrace.