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Blackberry Lodge, Belclare, Co. Galway, H54 W279


Detached House

For Sale



102 sq.m. (1,098 sq.ft.)
4.00 acres

BER No: 115161192
EPI: 258.2 kWh/m2/yr



Nestled in the heart of the countryside yet only a short drive to Galway City lies a stunning residence- Blackberry Lodge, which is a beautifully restored 100 year old cottage boasting a highly styled unique interior yet retaining that welcoming & homely feeling. On entrance to the home one is immediately enchanted by the lounge with its high vaulted ceiling, thick walls, large imposing fireplace with stone style mantle with solid fuel stove, cast iron radiators & distressed wooden flooring. There is a double bedroom just off the lounge with functioning pot belly solid fuel fireplace which has the original doorstep as a mantle. This room also has vaulted ceilings with insert beaded lights offering low lighting with soothing ambience. The bathroom & guest WC are separate rooms & each have their own distinctive style, with the most unusual sink & floating plinth as can be seen in the accompanying photographs – The theme of individuality continues into the kitchen & dining area – a large centre island provides for both workspace & dining with ample storage built in. There is a 6 ring gas cooker for the cooking enthusiast. The centre island also houses a circular sink, whilst there is a sunken Belfast sink in the main worktop. Beautiful porcelain flooring compliment the units wonderfully & a walk in larder & separate double presses ensure there is tons of room to storage space. All requisite appliances are in situ & tucked neatly away. A 2nd bedroom is adjacent to the kitchen – this room comes with walk in wardrobe, large en suite complete with wet room shower. There are exit doors on both sides of the kitchen – one if which leads to the picturesque courtyard, which is charm personified – this area is ideal for al fresco dining, & boasts its own pizza stove plus wild garlic, which grows in abundance. There are 6ft. high stone walls, original white washed stone storage unit for fuel etc. A double gate provides access to the front of the residence A large paddock is adjacent to the courtyard provides fodder & grazing for horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pet donkey’s etc. There is a converted outhouse which would be ideal as independent guest accommodation, home office, study, etc (SPP) The area extends to 680 sq. ft. & clearly must be viewed. As one meanders around the beautifully landscaped gardens – delightful surprise after surprise awaits from the small bridge nestled among the Japanese inspired garden , followed on quickly by an impressive Summer house style gazebo complete with adult swing. Ideal for outdoor entertaining, as has been confirmed by the current owners! There is also an 800 sq. ft. large workshop/studio with dual access – a wood burner stove ensures sufficient warmth & heating. Equestrian facilities include 2 stables with allowance for 2 more, Sand Arena of 40 metres X 45 Metres, the land is of good quality and is well maintained. Paddocks are enclosed with post and railing fencing. Full planning to merge the cottage and converted outbuilding was granted ref10/545 but has now lapsed. lt offers the potential to extend and have a substantial 4/5 bedroom country house. (SPP) It is sited on 4 acres of exceptional quality lands it is accessed via a tree lined driveway. Surrounded by a mature tree lined site of 4 Acres Dual vehicle access through impressive entrance gates and Stone walls and high railing surround the front of the property.
This stunning residence is sure to surprise & delight – a beautiful vista lies around the entire property, lands & gardens.
We strongly recommend early viewing as Blackberry Lodge will not be on the market for long before it is snapped up by some lucky buyer!


  • Stunning 100 year old totally revamped cottage on 4 acres to include stables sand arena paddock et
  • Oozing charm warmth & upmarket chic
  • Comes with converted barn to rear - also totally revamped - ideal for conversion SPP
  • Array of outdoor delights to include enclosed courtyard with pizza oven
  • Walled Japanese styled gardens with lush mature landscaping
  • Paddock sand arena stables & 4 acres prime land coming with the property
  • Separate 800 sq. ft. large workshop/studio with completely separate driveway access
  • In the heart of the countryside with lush fields - only 20 mins to Galway city & close to motorway
  • Large covered gazebo complete with swing for outdoor entertaining
  • A stunning property that simply must be viewed


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.