A magnificently secluded 4 bedroom home approx. 300 sq.m / 3,230 sq. ft. in a majestic setting on approx. 5 acres, 11km/6 miles from the historical and picturesque town of Clifden, County Galway.
Magnificently refurbished, Garraunbaun Lodge still retains a traditional feel, while incorporating some modern features throughout the house. The property has some stunning views over the surrounding countryside and includes views over Garraunbaun Lake to the rear. Extending to pproximately 300 sq.m / 3,230 sq.ft the residence is nestled in a mature setting of trees, shrubs and pasture lands.
The entrance hall, is a welcoming area leading to a mix of entertaining spaces and rooms for relaxing. The light filled impressive drawing room with solid fuel feature fireplace is a wonderful family room Across the hall there is an excellent formal dining room that is just off the kitchen. The kitchen, at the heart of the home, is a wonderful room for the family to enjoy, complete with Belfast Sink, tiled flooring and range cooker. The living accommodation is compete with a lounge perfect for guests with its mezzanine bedroom, complete with wooden floors and wood burning stove. There are 3 further bright and spacious bedrooms.
The residence is complete with utility area, garage, bathroom and w.c. Outside there are ample workshop buildings, garden storage and garage space that lead from the house to the gardens.
Garraunbaun Lodge is located in Moyard, 11 Kms north of Clifden town. Once part of the Garraunbaun House estate, the area is beautifully mature and private. Clifden the “capital of Connemara” is a picturesque seaside town and a hugely popular holiday destination with a mix of Irish, American, U.K. and continental visitors. The town has an array of restaurants and bars and is a hive of activity in the summer months. Nearby is the village of Letterfrack, the Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey, which is one the country’s top tourist attractions.
The Connemara area is a haven for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits with numerous hill walking and cycling trails. Both fresh water and sea angling have traditionally been hugely popular. At Ballyconneely there is the championship Connemara golf links. Tourists and locals alike enjoy the traditional Irish cultural celebrated all year around in Clifden and the sounds of the traditional Irish music rings around the town both inside in the many public houses and outside on the streets. September boasts the longest running community arts festival in Ireland.