Ballymagibbon South, The Derries, Cross, Co. Mayo:Sale Agreed


Ballymagibbon South, Cross, Cong, County Mayo: Sale Agreed

Excellent opportunity to acquire a Desirable Country Property of extensive proportions presented for sale in very fine decorative order and located in an area of great rural serenity a stroll away from the shores of Lough Corrib by Derry Quay, Cross, County Mayo.

This is a smart, elegant Modern Residence on approx. 1.6 acres, offering well laid out accommodation and located in an area of outstanding scenic beauty with access to a wealth of Country activities.

Just a short drive takes you to the villages of Cross and Cong, Co. Mayo, and only a gentle stroll to the shores of the majestic Lough Corrib at Derry Quay, with access to

some of the finest fishing available in Western Europe.

The location is justly renowned as an area so rich in natural beauty, with a wealth of delightful fishing haunts, mountain hikes, nature trails and that elusive privacy so precious in today’s world.

Dating from 1995, and set on approx. 1.6 acres, the property is accessed via gated entrance with stone  walls. Measuring approx. 3,315 sq ft/ 308 sq m, the interior of the house has been thoughtfully laid out to provide the following accommodation:

Ground Floor: ( maple floors)

Double height Entrance Hall with mezzanine level:

Leading to:

Elegant Sitting Room with fire place and views to lawn,

Music room with rear exit,

Study / Office with wood burning stove,

Dining room/ Library:

Kitchen, Utility, rear exit.


Four large Double / Twin bedrooms, each with En-Suite and walk-in or fitted wardrobes.

Self contained Apartment, with  own private entrance providing kitchen/living/bedroom, en-suite, storage area.

Boathouse with access via canal to Lough Corrib at Derry Quay.

Ber Rating: C1.

Very high specification, with tasteful decor and an eye to detail.

Rural, yet not isolated, tranquil, peaceful.

Services: OFCH. Septic Tank, Mains water. Steel Shed.


The Residence is within a five-minute drive of Lough Corrib, and also a short distance from Lough Mask, a superb location for those who seek the peace and majesty of the great Western lakes, with a wealth of activities available such as fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, boating and swimming.

A short drive to the villages of Cross, Cong, Ashford Castle and Clonbur, means that you are private, but not isolated.

On the edge of Connemara, and yet just 45 mins from Galway City.  There are beautiful woodland and mountain walks not far from the residence.

Just 8 mins away is the friendly village of Cong, with the world famous Ashford Castle, part of which dates from the 12th century. Here one can enjoy fine dining in elegant surroundings set in beautiful parkland.

Cong has many colourful cafes and restaurants, friendly pubs and shops, book shop and art gallery, hairdresser, chemist, health centre, award winning butchery/delicatessen,

and of course the beautiful historic Cong Abbey.

There is a golf course as well as a Falconry and an Equestrian centre at Ashford Castle.

14 mins’ drive away is the pretty fishing village of Clonbur. Here you will find a well-stocked supermarket, award winning bakery, three cosy pubs with fine food, a post office,

a garage and a Medical Centre.

Knock Airport less than an hour, Shannon Airport approx 1.45 hrs, and Dublin Airport 2.45 hrs.

Galway City with its wealth of Culture, the Arts, Theatre and Fine Restaurants is a mere 45 mins away.

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.


5.5 km / 8 minutes to Cong,  12 km / 14 minutes to Clonbur,  41 km / 44 minutes to Leenaun,

51 km / 52 minutes Oughterard, 39 km / 43 minutes to Galway, 62  km / 55 mins to Ireland West Airport at Knock,

125 km/ 1hr 34 mins Shannon Airport , 238 km / 2 hr 47 mins to Dublin,  245km / 2 hr 42 mins to Dublin 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.

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