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Rostuohy Cottage, Ross, Kilmeena, Westport, Co Mayo, F28 F211

€549,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 297 sqm approx


  • Elevated site overlooking the sea
  • Stone boathouse
  • Stables and lunging arena
BER C3 Rating


Rostuohy Cottage is a substantial six bedroom residence on almost four acres with stables, lunging arena, barn and stone boathouse in a breathtaking setting with panoramic views across an inlet of Clew Bay.

The property offers everything for an exceptional lifestyle choice including horse riding, sailing and fishing.

The house was originally built in the 1970s and extended a number of times including a sizeable extension in 2001. The spacious floor area extends to approximately 297.3 sq m/ 3,200 sq ft of well proportioned accommodation.

The house is entered through a large south facing reception hall which overlooks the sea, double doors lead to the bright dual aspect living room. The formal dining room is accessed via the living room and the very generously size kitchen/ dining/casual sitting room. The six bedrooms (two on ground floor) are all doubles. Additional accommodation includes back kitchen, scullery, office, bathroom, shower room and a large games room/ office.

The house is need of some modernisation and redecoration but offers excellent potential for a wonderful family home in an idyllic location.

To the front of the property is the charming stone boat house set almost on the water’s edge. The property has a private slip, exclusive shore access and shared access to a jetty.

The house is surrounded by mature landscaped gardens with local stone walls, steps and archway, front and side terraces, lawns, vegetable garden and parking area.

To the rear is a large yard with barn (11.6m x 5.7m), stable block (11.2m x 3.9m) and out building (9.2m x 5.2m), a fenced lunging arena and two fenced fields.


  • Reception Hall (5.0m x 4.3m Overlooks sea, wide board French pine floor, pine ceiling and wall panelling, double doors to living room)
  • Living Room (5.9m x 4.9m Bright dual aspect room with sea views, wide board French pine floor, feature stone fireplace with solid fuel stove, patio doors to front terrace, curtains)
  • Dining Room (5.8m x 5.0m Wide board French pine floor, pine panelled ceiling and walls, cast iron fireplace, door to back terrace)
  • Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room (9.7m x 4.5m Tiled floor, Godin Range, clotted cream painted kitchen, painted timber ceiling with exposed beams)
  • Back Kitchen (5.6m x 3.2m Tiled floor, built in units with sink, open shelving)
  • Scullery (3.6m x 2.1m Tiled floor, door to rear)
  • Back Hallway (5.8m x 1.05m Tiled floor)
  • Bathroom (1.85m x 1.95m Tiled floor, pine panelled walls, bath, wc, whb)
  • WC (1.85m x 1.15m Tiled floor, wc, whb)
  • Office (3.5m x 2.2m Pine floor, built in units, sea views)
  • Bedroom One (3.1m x 2.9m Pine floor, curtains)
  • Bathroom (4.8m x 1.95m Sea views, carpeted, bath, shower, wc, whb, door to Bedroom Four)
  • Bedroom Two (4.1m x 3.7m Sea views, pine floor, curtains)
  • First Floor Landing (8.2m x 0.92m Pine floor, extensive built in storage)
  • Bedroom Three (6.4m x 3.7m Excellent sea views, pine floor, built in wardrobes and window seat)
  • Bedroom Four (4.4m x 3.3m Juliet balcony overlooking the sea, dual aspect, pine floor, built in window seat)
  • Bedroom Five (3.9m x 4.3m Pine floor, built in wardrobes)
  • Bedroom Six (4.2m x 3.9m Pine floor, built in wardrobes and cupboards)
  • Games Room/Office (5.9m x 2.85m Double doors and external stairs to rear stable area, pine floor, built in units and shelves)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER C3
  • Number: 109883629
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 212.23

About the Area

Westport is a town in County Mayo, situated at the south-east corner of Clew Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. It is a popular tourist destination, and scores highly for Quality of Life. It has also won the prestigious Irish Tidy Towns Competition three times; in 2001, 2006 and 2008. In 2012 it won the Best Place to Live in Ireland competition run by The Irish Times. This highlights the strong community values in the area.

Between the last two censuses (2006 and 2011) the town has shown growth in population, from 5163 to 5543.

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