Cregaree, Cong, County Mayo: € 350,000


Cregaree, Cong, County Mayo:  € 350,000

Eircode:  F31P462

Ber: C1.    Ber number; 110592011

Rare chance to acquire a fine, elegant limestone fronted Residence directly fronting the Cong River in the famous fishing village of Cong, County Mayo,

renowned as the location for the filming of “ The Quiet Man” with John Wayne and Maureen O Hara.

The property presents extremely well, offering the following accommodation:

Large entrance hall with staircase and mezzanine level and cut stone features,

Extensive Kitchen/Dining Room, fully fitted with oak cabinets and maple counter tops, with sliding doors leading out to the patio which overlooks the river,

Smart Sitting/ Living room with exposed original stone work, solid fuel stove, beamed ceiling, solid oak floors, stained glass features, and alcoves for shelving,

Formal Dining room ( or 5th Bedroom downstairs) with views to the river on one side and the lawns and trees on the other; Patio doors.

Utility room with services in place for washing machine/dyer & freezer, Upstairs: Four large double bedrooms, all en suite. The entire property measures around 2,600 sq ft.

Downstairs bathroom with electric shower.Overall Floor Area: 243.4 Sq. Metres (2,620 Sq. Feet)

The property would have been built by the Guinness Family back in the 1900′s. The present owner bought it in 2002 and commenced an expensive and well thought out renovation of the entire property and lands, making the most of the fantastic river location and forest views.

The General Area;

Cong is located in an area of outstanding scenic beauty, with fantastic lake and mountain views.

The property is within easy driving distance of Connemara, an area of renowned natural beauty with a wealth of activities to enjoy.

Other nearby attractions include :-

World renowned fishing on Loughs Corrib and Mask.

Historic Ashford Castle for fine dining and entertaining.

Ireland’s School of Falconry gives you the chance to fly a hawk around the spectacular

grounds of Ashford Castle in a private Hawk Walk.

There is also an Equstrian centre at Ashford Castle. Boat trips can be taken on Lough Corrib.

The magnificent 19th century Kylemore Abbey.

Killary fjord – the only one in Ireland. Cruises of the fjord can be taken from Leenane.

An 18 hole golf course is 15 minutes away.

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 35 mins. away.


Previously would have been part of the Guinness Estate and Ashford Castle
Located in the historic town of Cong, County Mayo, famous as the location for “The Quiet Man”
Beautiful river views and frontage onto the river
Superbly presented stone fronted dwelling located on the Cong River
Sure to attract serious attention on the open market
Large Elegant, Light filled property, built with taste and elegance
Exterior is landscaped and tarred, with fine patio area for dining out.
Surrounded by 7ft stone walls, private yet just by the town.

Oil Fired Central Heating

For further details and viewing arrangements please contact;
Helen Cassidy, MRICS B.A.(Mod)MSCSI, Auctioneer and Valuer, Clonbur House, Clonbur, County Galway, Ireland. 0035387 2463748
PSRA Registration No: 002657

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