Dolitir, Lough Nafooey, County Mayo: SOLD

FOR SALE: Traditional Irish Cottage at Lough Nafooey, County Mayo.

Charming Traditional Irish Cottage available,  located in an area of outstanding scenic beauty  enjoying wonderful views out over Lough Nafooey and the surrounding mountainranges.

The cottage is very dreamy and romantic, and offers the following accomodation: Livingroom with traditional fireplace, Kitchen, Bathroom, downstairs bedroom, and upstairs bedroom. Would suit as a holiday/fishing cottage,  or pied a terre for a poet, writer, artist.

Loch Na Fooey ( meaning ‘Lake of the winnowing winds’) is a rectangular shaped glacial lake situated in Cdounty Galway. Part of the north-eastern shore lies along the border to County Mayo. The closest village is Finny, County Mayo with the picturesque Galway village of  Leenaun (and Ireland’s only fjord, Killary Harbour) approximately 11 km distant.

At approximately 2.5 miles long and 0.5 miles wide, Loch Na Fooey is set in a steep-sided valley, surrounded by the rugged mountains of Galway to the south and Mayo’s Partry  mountains  to the north. A number of rivers feed the lake, including the River Fooey), which rises from the Devil’s Mother mountain and enters the lake at the western shore. The Finny River, rising from the south-east of the lake drains into the southwest of part of Lough Mask. Also many mountain streams flow into the lake. The lake has a small sandy shore on its western end.

The unpolluted waters hold a range of fish including wild brown trout and pike.

The locality offers many opportunities for walks, both for experienced hill walkers and for those who prefer something less challenging. The following high peaks in the locality all provide a good challenge: Bunacunneen, Devil’s Mother, Leynabricka, Skeltia and Buckaun.

The General Area;

The cottage  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 outstanding natural beauty with a wealth of activities to enjoy.

Other nearby attractions include :-

World renowned fishing on Loughs Corrib and Mask.

Historic Ashford Castle

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

For further details, maps, plans, and brochure please contact;

Helen Cassidy, MRICS B.A.(Mod)MSCSI, Auctioneer and Valuer, Clonbur House, Clonbur, County Galway, Ireland.

[email protected]  00353 87 2463748

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