Country House of the Week: Traditional cottage overlooking the sea is the stuff of rural dreams

Gannoughs Cottage, spectacularly located on the Aughrus Peninsula in Connemara, boasts a poetic location – and some nicely modern touches – for its €450,000 guide price

8th March, 2020
Gannoughs Cottage is a delightfully bright and airy family home

It’s the bolthole of many a dream: a traditional Irish cottage, way out west, with uninterrupted views over the Atlantic. Standing on 11 acres, Gannoughs Cottage is spectacularly located on the Aughrus Peninsula, one of the most westerly points in Connemara, Co Galway.

With double frontage onto the ocean, it has panoramic views of Inisbofin Island, Achill Island, Croagh Patrick, Friar Island, the Twelve Bens Mountains, the Mweelrea Mountains and Slyne Head. If that's...

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