Hi-spec home goes with the flow

BUILT in older, loosely Georgian style, Brook Lodge near Oughterard in Co Galway is a modern build in the Owenriff Park enclave of one-offs.

Set by the Owenriff river, Brook Lodge is a 4,000 sq ft recently built (c 2001) home with five double bedrooms, each en suite. Also nearby are famed Lough Corrib for boating and angling, and the thriving village of Oughterard itself.

Galway city is about a 30-minute commute for families with business needs or college requirements, and the area is also popular with relocaters and traders-down for lifestyle choice.

Brook Lodge is for sale with local agents DNG Martin O’Connor, who seek €695,000 and who say it has a high specification, inside and out.

It faces a green, with the river behind, which can be seen and heard from inside and out.

There are four reception rooms, a basement with laundry, games room/den and shower room, and lots of indoor/outdoor connecting points and double doors throughout for a sense of flow.

Features include a wide entrance hall, an antique hardwood stairs salvaged from a demolished convent with some rose carvings and turning, a tall modern stained glass window on the stairwell, and double doors into all the reception rooms. It has a good fitted kitchen, with painted units and timber tops by Marc Interiors World, central vacuum system, enclosed deck and barbecue area to the rear, on the river-aspected deck.

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