This South facing holiday home quietly sits on the grounds of 12.6 acres which extends to the lakeshore line of Garroman or Glendollagh Lough, to which the property has approximately 725 metres of frontage, This is is a beautiful lake and combines with Lough Inagh and Derryclare Lake to form the Upper Ballinahinch fishery, the biggest salmon, sea trout and trout fishery in the heart of Connemara. Glendollagh Lough and the grounds around the property are a haven for wildlife, with otters and hares frequently seen close to the cottage.
This delightful holiday home was originally built to the highest standards in 1895 being a classic combination of a historic building forming part of Recess Station on the Galway to Clifden railway, being built by the Midland Great Western Railway Company as the Engine House at Recess on the Galway to Clifden Railway. The property has been fully renovated, refurbished and now presented in immaculate style. Large modern sunroom, sitting room / lounge, spacious and cleverly conceived kitchen / dining room and large snooker room. Master bedroom suite with dressing room and bathroom, 4 further bedrooms, shower room, family bath room .
The Station House is set in a very scenic area with wide moorland views to the mountains of South Connemara and stunning lake views. Less than 1 mile from Recess Village with it’s shops and pub. Only 4-6 miles from the renowned Cashel House Hotel, Zetland Hotel and Ballynahinch Castle.
Clifden is regarded as the Capital of Connemara, with banks and a large selection of shops, pubs, and an increasing number of cultural and leisure facilities. Clifden is noted for its many fine seafood restaurants, the famous Connemara Pony Show which takes place there each August in the showground close to the property, and the Clifden Arts Festival in September, all of which attract many Irish and foreign visitors. The area is well provided for a wide range of sporting and leisure facilities, with fishing, boating and water sports most popular using the many beaches and bays which comprise this convoluted coastline.
Station House, Recess is only 40 miles from Galway City, Shannon Airport is some 2 1/2 hours from the property, while Knock Airport is about 1 1/2 hours.
Clifden is approximately 15 minutes drive, with Letterfrack, Kylemore and Roundstone all under 30 minutes from the property.
Golf is available at the Connemara Golf Club whilst there are six other courses within an hour’s drive of the property.