Dunloughan Lake Cottage, Ballyconneely, Clifden, Co Galway
Four-bedroom lakeside house with its own private harbour
Located in the heart of Connemara, just 200 metres from the Atlantic coast, this 176sqm house has been completely renovated and extended.
Originally, a traditional whitewashed cottage, it has has a two-storey stone extension added, with an emphasis on light and glass to maximise the views of the lake and the nearby Twelve Bens mountains.
The living area comprises a games room, dining room, kitchen, and sitting room. All the reception rooms have large windows and sliding glass doors out to the stone terrace.
The dining room, which has a wood-burning stove, and the kitchen are open plan.
The kitchen has fitted beech units with black marble countertops.
Two of the four double bedrooms are downstairs. There is also a shower room with WC. Both remaining two bedrooms are en suite and have built-in wardrobes.
Pros: The 0.8 acres of grounds come with lovely terraces, trees and built-in seating at the edge of the lake.
Cons: The fourth bedroom is a small double.
Contact: Knight Frank 01 6623255