According to selling agent, Shelagh McGann, Rayconor Farm is a “unique and fabulous much-loved home with the advantage of a working farm and equine”.
McGann was “immediately taken” by the property’s seclusion while it is within a short distance from any amenity.
Keane Mahony Smith Galway is seeking €795,000 for the “excellently” maintained 4-bed property in Loughrea, Co Galway.
The farm is “perfectly positioned” on its 56-acre estate in Galway’s lush countryside. It “oozes character and style”, is “superbly” private, and commands “spectacular bucolic” views from its elevated site position.
Rayconor is “superbly” private, with access through private gates and a tree-lined avenue.
According to the agent, this has been the secluded guest house for many celebrities over the past decade.
The residence was originally constructed in the 1850s and remained in the same ownership until its current owner acquired it in 2006.
Commenting on the listing, the agent said:
“RayConor is one of those rare opportunities to acquire a private estate in this stunning countryside.”
“Its owners, celeb stylist to the stars, has sensitively renovated and remodelled and indeed extended this home to retain its old-world charm while providing all modern conveniences.”
“The estate is bounded on two sides by a river. This also serves as a freshwater swimming area for owner and guests.”
Access to its wonderful accommodation is via its Narnia-style double doors to its stone finish entrance lobby. There is a sitting room/entertainment room with a feature fireplace.
Also, there is a snug found beside it. This leads to a second foyer style area with fireplace and guest w.c area together with access to the first floor.
On the opposite end of the foyer is a kitchen area with its own fireplace. Furthermore, there is a utility area off the kitchen. The kitchen also leads to the aforementioned patio area via glass double doors.
Meanwhile, a separate stair facilitates access to a bedroom/den overhead, which has an ensuite facility also.
On the first floor level, there are four bedrooms. You can find a full bathroom suite off the master, while the guest bedroom has an ensuite, and there is a bathroom at this level.
The property’s grounds consist of a double stone carport, 6 box stables and yard, a tack room, an outdoor storage shed, a 4-bay hayshed, a small sand arena, and extensive mature gardens.
“This pictorial experience should whet one’s property interest to the endless possibilities this wonderful property affords its new owner, from its scintillating and private surroundings to potential for boutique B&B, to its range for equine interest together with a 56-acre farm.”
Concluding, the agent pointed to the property’s location. It is 16kms from Loughrea, 45 minutes from Galway City, 16kms from the M6 and circa 15 minutes from Portumna.
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