An Fearban is Galway's most exciting new address in almost 10 years. An Fearban is the only new development of detached homes currently under construction in Galway, and is located on the outskirts of the city in the village of Furbo.
An Fearban is a development of only 7 detached architecturally designed homes, with all homes South facing overlooking Galway Bay.
Situated on the sea shore these detached homes have spectacular views over Galway Bay on to the Clare Hills, The luxurious homes combine sustanable low energy design, with high levels of comfort, and maximum convenience to provide a better home now and for the future.
The development extends to 1.49 hectares (3.68 acres). The houses are designed, planned and constructed to deliver a very energy efficient home. A vvariety of features combine to ensure lower energy efficiency and high comfort levels with all homes achieving an "A" energy rating.
The layout of the homes at An Fearban are modern and contemporary in design. Thought and care has gone into the design of each house type such that all living and bedrooms ineach house are actually south facing to take advantage of the views and aspect and to maximise solar gain as well as natural sun light.
Furbo village is located approx. 9km west of Galway City and is situated on the shores of Galwya Bay. It is a vibrant and stong community and is designated a Gaeltacht area. The area is well serviced with local primary level school, Connemara Coast Hotel, local sho and fuel station, RC Church, local pub and eatery (Padraigins) and Furbo GAA Pitch. Located only 9km From Galway City, 4kms from Barna and 7km from Spiddal village, the area is easily accessible to Galway City.
Architecture & Design:
All houses in An Fearban have bee individually designed by Plan A rchitectural Design. Focusing on contemporary design sympathetic with the landscape and seashore, whilst porviding the utmost luxury in modern living. All interior finishes and colour palettes have been carefully selected by Dezign Options to complement the architectural design of the house in keeping with the local environs.
Latest technologies in insulation will be utilised in line with achieving an "A Rated" house. This will include, "Passive House" cold bridging and insulating detailing.
Windows & Doors:
Passive House standard specification window and door system with market leading thermal and acoustic performance. The windows are elegant, durable, robust and hand finished by skilled craftsmen.
Pre stressed hollow core flooring used throughout all first floor level, to give greater soud proofing to bedrooms at lower level.
Heating System - "A" Rated:
The heating system, Daikin HPSU Compact Air to Water Heat Pump Solar Integrated System combined to work with solar paels to give the most energy efficient heating to the home with under floor heating fitted throughout for greater comfort. It delivers high efficiency precise digital thermostat control to each individual room.
The internal water system is pressuries to give high pressure in the showers at all times.
Air tightess membrane will be installed with two air pressure tests carried out during the process of construction. This owrks best in conjunction with a heat recovery ventilation system, as this gives complete control of air circulation within the home, which reduces heeat loss, and amakes for more economical utility costs.
The heat recovery ventilation system upplies a constant stream of fresh air, reduces condensation and dust while recovering 90% of the heat energy from the air expelled from the house saving substantially on heating costs.
Each house has generous light and power points. The electrical layout in each room desinged around a detailed furniture layout. Each client will be given an electrical layout and briefed in detail. This will allow the client to ensure the electrical layout is tailored to their specific requirements. Contemporary switches and sockets throughout.
Media & Communications:
Each house is wired and ready for connection of TV, Broadband and telephone
Each house is wird for an intruder alarm
The kitchens are the latest in contemporary design and finish with great attention to every details from design specialists Regan Kitchens. Regan Kitchens have been designing and fitting bespoke kitchens for over 25 years.
The utility room is located to give greatest convenience and accessibility for today's living envoirnment. It comes with worktops, cupboards, and is plumbed for a washing machine and tumble dryer and additional space for a beverage fridge.
Streamlined bathroom ware with concealed cistern WC unit, and semi pedestal basin with mono block tap. Bath with thermostatic shower. Floor tiled along with selected feature walls, incorporating large recessed mirror with heated mirror pad over basin.
Bedroom En Suites:
Streamlined bathroom ware with concealed cistern WC unit, & seimi pedestal basin with mono block tap. All wall & floor tiles finished to highest standarrds in master bedroom en suite.
The finish includes high quality tiling to all wet areas.
Walls and ceilings are painted throughout. Internal doors are high quality hand painted in contemporary style, fitted with satin finish lever handles.
Stone finishes to the front of the house, with napp plaster painted finish.
First floor balcony handrails and balustrade completed in galvanised mild steel with a painted finish. The houses on the sea short incorporate a tougheed glass finish, so as not to hinder the landscape views.
Professionally designed landscaping to front and back of each house, incororating a combination of stone walls, paving, lawn and deature planting, with a split level back garden area. Front parking bay area finished with pebble and brick paving.
Professional Property agents will be appointed to An Fearban where each home woner will become a member of the Management Company
Each An Fearban home is covered by the 10 Year Homebond structural guarantee scheme
Provisional BER Details:
BER No: 109134239
Energy Performance Indicator: 48.25 kWh/m²/yr