Main Street Cong Co. Mayo. SOLD

For Sale;

Very rare opportunity to purchase a Historic Two Storey Four Bedroom Town House,

located on the Main Street of the well known village of Cong, County Mayo, Ireland.

The property is most unique, having direct frontage onto the Cong River.

Sure to command serious interest on the Open Market.

Price is on Application. Contact Sole Agent Helen Cassidy Auctioneer, MRICS, MSCSI,

Call: 00 353 87 2463748    email:  [email protected]

for further information and viewing arrangements.


The property is located on main street of  the Village of Cong, with gardens to the rear, leading directly down to the banks of the Cong River, offering tremendous views and access.

This is a superbly located property, with private vehicular entrance to the rear, providing the following accommodation; Entrance Hallway, Four Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Kitchen, Sitting Room.

Ber Rating: G. Ber Number: 116512401

The village of Cong is located in an area of outstanding scenic beauty, perfectly positioned between the renowned fishing lakes of Lough Corrib and Lough Mask, offering a vast range of Country activities suitable for lovers of fishing, water sports, hill and mountain walking, with outstanding access to a wide range of lake and forest trails, or simply soaking up the incredible scenic beauty of the region.

This is a superb location for those who seek the peace and majesty of of the West of Ireland, with a wealth of amenities on the doorstep that the village of Cong has to offer. Richly endowed with Historic sites, Cong is most well known for Cong Abbey and Ashford Castle, both dating from the 12th Century. More recently, Cong is associated with the making of the 1952 Hollywood Classic, ” The Quiet Man”, starring John Wayne and Maureen O Hara. Many scenes were filmed in the village, and its influence can still be felt today , with Quiet Man landmarks and attractions dotted throughout the village.


The general area is noted for it’s exceptional salmon and trout fishing, being prefectly positioned between the great fishing lakes of Lough Corrib and Lough Mask.

Cong village has a friendly, vibrant atmosphere, with a fine range of Restaurants and Cafes, Gift Shops, friendly Pubs, Bookshop, Chemist, Garage, Post office, Health Clinic, Church, Local School,

and of course the World Renowned Ashford Castle and Lodge.

The property is within easy driving distance of Connemara, an area of outstanding natural beauty with a wealth of activities to enjoy.

Nearby  attractions include :-

World renowned fishing on Loughs Corrib and Mask.

Historic Ashford Castle: here you may enjoy fine dining in elegant surroundings set in beautiful parklands.

Ireland’s School of Falconry gives you the chance to fly a hawk around the spectacular grounds of Ashford Castle in a private Hawk Walk.

There is also an Equestrian Centre at Ashford Castle.

Boat trips can be taken on Lough Corrib.

The magnificent 19th century Kylemore Abbey is a pleasant drive away.

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

An 18 hole golf course is 15 minutes away at Ballinrobe.

Cong Abbey ruins are very serene and tranquil.

Galway City with it’s wealth of Culture, Arts, Theatre, Music and Fine Restaurants is a mere 45 mins drive.

A short drive will take you through the dramatic beauty of the Connemara Mountains to the many magical beaches around Leenane, Tully Cross, Carraroe, Cleggan and Clifden.

If you are looking for peace and tranquility, Ballintubber Abbey is just 35 mins. away.


9 minutes to Clonbur/ 15 mins Cornamona

35 km / 38 minutes to Leenaun

45 km / 47 minutes Oughterard

42 km / 45 minutes to Galway

60 km / 53 mins Ireland West Airport at Knock

246 km / 2 hr 35  minutes to Dublin Airport

131 km/1 hr 35 mins Shannon International Airport

All distances and times are approximate.

For further details and viewing arrangements please contact:

Helen Cassidy, MRICS B.A.(Mod)MSCSI, Auctioneer, Clonbur House,

Clonbur, County Galway, Ireland. 00353 87 2463748

[email protected]

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