Detached residence circa 269m2 on circa 2.5 acres, to include a private jetty circa 0.5 acres on Lough Corrib only 300 metres away. Located in the heartland of Fishing & Hunting with Lough Corrib on the doorstep, this property is a must for the outdoor enthusiast. Unique opportunity to acquire a Charming, Elegant and Exclusive Country Residence of Extensive proportions presented for sale in excellent decorative order and located in an area of outstanding scenic beauty boasting panoramic views out over the North Shore of the famous fishing waters of Lough Corrib. One's vision extends from the environs of Ashford Castle and Golden Bay in the East, sweeping southwards towards the green and yellow dappled plains of Galway, interspersed with a multitude of bejewelled islands of Lough Corrib, compelling one's eye Westwards towards the mysterious misty Mountains of Maam and coming to rest on the delightful vision of Doorus Peninsula in the foreground. It is indeed rare to encounter a property of these proportions located in an area so rich in natural beauty, with a wealth of delightful fishing haunts, nature trails and that elusive privacy so precious in today's world. Built on approx. 2.6 acres of Mature Gardens, beautifully landscaped and maintained to a very high standard over the years, Dapping Lodge was built 36 years ago by a French Man devoted to Country sports in the West of Ireland. It was used as his Shooting and Fishing Lodge, where he would usually spend the winter months shooting and the springtime fishing. A typical days shooting would comprise of an early start for his guests who with gillies would shoot local woods and bogs in the finest of style before retiring to nearby Ashford Castle or Ballinahinch Castle for a fine lunch and retire to Dapping Lodge for a wonderful dinner in the evening. A typical days fishing would comprise of an early start with the best of packed lunches and wines and later retire to Dapping Lodge for Dinner and entertainment. The house has been owned in recent years by an Irish family which has derived tremendous value in terms of its location and sporting appeal. The interior of the house has been thoughtfully laid out to derive maximum benefit from the spectacular setting and views over the lake. Practically all of the rooms in the house enjoy lake and mountain views, for a house widely regarded as having the best views on Lough Corrib. Within a few minutes stroll from the Residence is the property's own private fishing jetty with a capacity for two boats. This is laid out on the lakeshore on circa one third of an acre, which also lends itself to bathing and picnics.
The property is located amidst the Country's finest Angling waters.
The villages of Cong and Clonbur, both closeby, provide good shopping facilities and have excellent Pubs and Restaurants.
Private Jetty, recently re-built on circa 0.5 acres
Solid Fuel Central Heating
Split Level Residence
Four Ensuite Bedrooms, three electric showers
Large site with Mature Gardens on circa 2.5 acres
Detached Shed at 2nd entrance
Unspoilt elevated views of Lough Corrib
BER: E2 BER No.109230763 Energy Performance Indicator:364.52 kWh/m²/yr
Entrance hall - Sitting Room - Kitchen - Lounge - Office - Guest Toilet - Four Ensuite Bedrooms - Utility Room - Detached Garage
Located on the R345, 2.5km south from Clonbur, 8km from Cong, 5km from Cornamona.Cornamona; 3.5 miles; Cong(Ashford Castle) 5km; Ballinrobe Town 15km, Leenane and the beautiful Connemara Coast 21km, and Galway City 40km with Dublin; 3.5 hrs.
Please contact DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard 091 565261 or Joint Agents Adrian Burke Auctioneer & Valuer 094 9542800 for viewing times