How great would it be to get away from the rat race and go live by the sea? What if you did that in a beautiful old Irish cottage with stunning views in every direction?
That will become a reality for someone as the charming Castle Cottage in Co Galway has gone on the market for an asking price of €350,000.
The five-bedroom property is situated in Kanrawer, Renvyle, in the Renvyle Penninsula, Co Galway.
It sits on a third of an acre of land, with the coast just a short walk away and views of Mayo in the distance.
The ground floor consists of an open plan living room/dining room/kitchen area, as well as one bedroom and one bathroom.
The interior has maintained all of its traditional charm which includes a fireplace, wooden fittings and some wonderful views.
When sitting in the living room you can look out of one window to be greeted by the Atlantic Ocean. Turn your head and you can see the ruins of O’Flaherty Castle.
Upstairs are the other four bedrooms so there is plenty of space for a family to stay.
The property is known as Castle Cottage due to its proximity to the ruins of the 13-14th century O’Flaherty Castle – which was once the residence of Pirate Queen Granuaile Ni Mhaille.
The cottage is close to the villages of Tully and Tullycross which boast a vibrant nightlife that including bars, restaurants and an annual mussel festival.
It is also located near The Connemara National Park, White Strand and Glassilaun beaches and Kylemore Abbey and Gardens.
Local activities include scuba diving, fishing, hill walking in the ’12 Bens’ and some stunning cycle routes.
The village of Letterfrack is a 15-minute drive away. Letterfrack is the home of the Sea Week Festival which celebrates Maritime life and features traditional music, exhibitions, walks and talks.
The picturesque town of Westport is also nearby and is about a 40-minunte drive.
To find out more visit myhome.ie.
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