Leisure at the Lough Derg dwelling

Boating on Lough Derg is made easy for the owners of Turl House near Mounshannon — it comes with large boat shed, a stretch of land running down to a private jetty and a boat house on the lake.

In addition to the fairly comprehensive boating facilties, selling agents Clare /Tipp Properties is offering an attractive 1,200 sq ft bungalow with lake views and over three quarters of an acre of gardens.

Open to offers of €375,000, Turl House is said to be a well maintained property which has much to offer as a holiday home.

“The area is popular for hill and forest walking for taking boat trips to Holy Island on the lake and also for spotting white-tailed eagles which are nesting on the island,” says auctioneer Sylvia Lennon.

She says that one of the best features of the property is a large decked area at the front which offers unobstructed views of Lough Derg and of the Clare hills in the distance.

Built in the 1980s the gable- fronted property is entered via double glass doors which lead from the patio into a maple-floored sun room with a vaulted ceiling.

Beyond this there’s a kitchen/ dining room with oak Shaker-style units and tiled flooring as well as an oak-floored sitting room with a fireplace.

Other accommodation includes a utility room, a main bathroom and four oak-floored bedrooms including two with en suites. Fitted with double glazed windows and oil-fired central heating and electric storage heaters, the property has a D1 BER rating.

Leisure at the Lough Derg dwelling

Sheltered by mature trees, Turl House has nice gardens with lawns, hedging and a pond. It has a collection of outbuildings including a 29’-long boat shed and three storage sheds.

Across the road at the front is another stretch of garden which runs down to the water. Here there is a jetty with space for several boats as well a boat house which can accommodate a 21’ long craft.

Turl House is 2km from Mountshannon and 25km from Killaloe.

VERDICT: Holiday heaven for a sailor.

Mountshanon, Co Clare


Size: 111 sq m (1,200 sq ft)

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 3


Best Feature: Lough Derg access


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