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Blackberry Lodge, Fearragha, Belclare, Co Galway, H54 W279


Type
Country Residence

Status
Sale Agreed

BER
BER
D1

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

Description

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 but 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 & 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 the owners beloved horses, Pucci & Speedy. There is a converted outhouse which would be ideal as a granny flat, guest room, 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 solid fuel 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 home offers a myriad of uses to include an equestrian property, dog training/kennels, Retreat location, Yoga venue. Cookery school, Glamping venue

Features

  • Investment opportunity
  • Charmingly restored by current owners one of whom is an interior designer
  • Oozing charm warmth & homeliness
  • Comes with separate cottage to rear - also totally revamped - ideal for conversion SPP
  • Array of outdoor delights to include enclosed courtyard with pizza making oven
  • Walled Japanese styled gardens with lush mature landscaping
  • Separate 800 sq. ft. large workshop/studio with completely separate driveway access
  • Stunning 100 year old totally revamped cottage on 4 acres with stables sand arena & paddock
  • Paddock sand arena stables & 4 acres prime land coming with the property
  • In the heart of the countryside with lush fields - only 20 mins to Galway city & close to motorway
  • Viewing strictly by appointment with sole agent Michelle Burke

Accommodation


Note:
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.