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Countryside charm and tradition at this former hunting lodge in Galway for €249k

Lisduff Cottage combines heritage and contemporary elements.

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IF YOU’RE LOOKING to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and to retreat to the countryside, Lisduff Cottage might be just the place to do it.

Located in Craughwell, Co Galway, the two-bed cottage sits on 0.37 acres and is on the market for €249,000 through DNG Brian MacMahon.

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The property dates back to the early 19th century and was once used as a hunting lodge. Today, it’s full of charm and character, while the thatched roof has recently been replaced. 

The accommodation measures 1,151 sq ft and has a countryside feel, with features including traditional stone walls, tiled flooring and exposed brickwork.

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The heart of the home is the spacious kitchen and dining area, which benefits from a feature inglenook fireplace and solid fuel stove along one wall. Vaulted ceilings create an open and airy feel, while a glass door leads to the patio.

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The kitchen is fitted with wooden units, with a separate large utility room adding even more storage space. Off the kitchen is the sitting room, with another feature fireplace in here.

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There are two double bedrooms at Lisduff Cottage, both of which enjoy direct patio access, as well as a walk-in wardrobe area which they share. The family bathroom, which includes both a walk-in shower and a separate bath, completes the accommodation.

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Outside, a winding gravel driveway leads to the front door. Mature shrubs and trees to the front add a great sense of privacy, while there’s also a lawn area here. To the rear, a decking area provides the perfect spot for dining al fresco. The enclosed rear garden has a neat lawn and stone boundary, as well as numerous sheds.

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Craughwell village is a 10-minute drive away, while Loughrea town can be reached in 20 minutes. For days out in the city, the journey will take about 35 minutes.

Lisduff Cottage, Lisduff, Craughwell, Co Galway is on the market for €249,000 through DNG Brian MacMahon via Daft.ie. 

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