The Long House, Castletown, Lough Corrib, County Mayo: € 445,000


The Long House, Castletown, Cross, County Mayo, West of Ireland;  € 445,000

Fine, elegant lakeshore property located within a beautiful and tranquil setting on the shores of Lough Corrib, with an acre of  landscaped gardens and its own private jetty for a boat mooring.


Set within an area of outstanding natural beauty and rare wildlife conservation, The Long House faces west over Lough Corrib with stunning views and romantic sunsets towards Connemara.

The beautifully landscaped gardens sweep down to the water’s edge with direct access onto the Lake .

In a tranquil setting close to the historic village of Cong and 40 minutes from the vibrant city of Galway, the property is situated in an acre of grounds with a bluebell wood in Spring and daffodils at Easter.

It is completely secluded with marshland to the rear of the house which is a haven for wild birds including the shy Water Rail.

Migratory ducks, swans and geese visit the bay and the beautiful call of the curlews echoes over the water from the lake’s Islands.

On still days trout leap from the water and perch gather in the shallows.

The house has a cosy, rustic charm with a spacious, kitchen / dining room including a Lacanche Range cooker and log burner.

Glass sliding doors give direct access onto the garden and patio area. The large lounge has and an open fire and floor to ceiling windows with fine views over the lake.

There is a family bathroom with shower and jacuzzi corner bath, five bedrooms ( 3 doubles and 2 twins ) Three of the bedrooms have en suite shower rooms .

A games room/ study/ studio leads onto a utility room.

Amenities close by:

Golf at Ashford Castle and Ballinrobe Golf Club.

Falconry at Ashford Castle:

Horse Riding at Ashford Equestrian Centre,

Corrib Cruise from Lisloughrey Pier to Inchagoill Island:

Other nearby attractions include :- World renowned fishing on Loughs Corrib and Mask.

Historic Ashford Castle where many heads of state have stayed.

The magnificent 19th century Kylemore Abbey. – Killary fjord – the only one in Ireland.
Cruises of the fjord can be taken from Leenane. -

Shopping in Galway and Old Galway City. 45 mins. – Lots of lovely pubs, restaurants and shops.

- Cong Abbey ruins are very beautiful, if you are looking for peace and tranquility. -

Ballintubber Abbey is just 45 mins. away.

Ross Errilly Friary just a 15 minute drive:

For further details and to arrange a viewing, please contact sole agent;

Helen Cassidy, MRICS B.A.(Mod)MSCSI,
Auctioneer and Valuer, Clonbur House, Clonbur, County Galway, Ireland.

00353 87 2463748

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Helen Cassidy, Auctioneer and Valuer, MRICS, MSCSI, Clonbur, County Galway, Ireland.    00353 87 2463748    PSRA Licence No: 002657

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