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Cara Cottage, Pound Road, Westport, Co. Mayo


Detached House

For Sale



246 sq.m.

BER No: 102923778
EPI: 140.07 kWh/m2/yr



This superb home is conveniently located just 0.7kms from Westport town centre. Privately and discreetly located along Pound Road with access off the N59. The surrounding area comprises mainly of private houses and farmlands. This location provides easy access to the excellent retail, business and leisure facilities of Westport town centre which are within walking distance or a very short drive.

Westport is a popular costal town on the Wild Atlantic Way and west coast of County Mayo. A picturesque, planned town, Westport is the tourist capital of County Mayo and long renowned as a visitor destination. It has a superb range of shopping, cafes, bars and restaurants together with excellent hotels. Local amenities include Westport House Estate, Championship Golf, Sailing, Fresh & Saltwater Fishing, Croagh Patrick, The Greenway to Achill and a number of excellent blue flag beaches.

Westport is well connected with road and rail infrastructure being connected to the N5, N59 and main rail with a number of daily services to Dublin and Knock Airport is within 50 mins drive.

Westport 3kms, Castlebar 16kms, Galway 76kms, Knock Airport 55kms, Dublin 251kms


A simply stunning period home of exceptional charm and quality. Privately positioned behind high garden walls and entered through fully electric gates. Cara Cottage was built in about 1940 and has in the last 3 years been extensively refurbished to provide a gorgeous family home. Offering 4 bedrooms and an office together with light filled family kitchen and dining room and large receptions room.

The renovations including replacing all windows with new hard wood triple glazed windows and the entire house being insulated, reconfiguring some of the spaces, upgrades to the kitchen and all new bathrooms, flooring etc. The property is now presented in walk in condition with nothing for a new owner- to do. The home faces west with the kitchen and dining area facing south thus ensuring continuous light throughout the day and evening light into the main reception room.

Externally the house is constructed of solid stone walls with pebble dash finish all under a natural slate roof. The property includes an external laundry room and a large garage.

This is one of the best homes to come to the open market in Westport for some time and viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this superb property!


B3 Energy rating
High levels of walls and roof insulation
New High condensing Oil Boiler
All new triple glazed hard wood timber sash windows
Solid timber hand painted kitchen, corian surfaces and large new gas range
Large home office
4 Good sized bedrooms, with 2 ensuite bathrooms
High quality sanitary ware throughout
Beautifully decorated with a most interesting palette
Mixture of hardwood, laminate and tiled floors
Secure electric gated entrance
Connected to all mains services including high speed broadband apart from sewerage
Extensively land scaped site


Sewerage – Onsite septic tank
Water – Mains
Electricity – Mains
Telecoms – Broadband and Satellite TV
Heating – Oil fired central heating


The property sits on a total site of 0.29 hectares (0.71) with the land being rectangular in shape. There is a generous lawn to the front with further grassed area to the side and rear. The land also features a number of mature trees.


Registered Freehold title held within Folio MY12498F.

BER – B3



ENTRANCE PORCH: 2.17m x 2.7m
Skylight over door, ceiling cornicing, tiled floor, dado rail to walls, double glazed doors through to Hallway

HALLWAY: 2.5m x 2.3m
Skylight to roof, solid oak floor, dado rail to walls, ceiling cornicing, centre feature light fitting

LIVING ROOM: 8.39m x 4.41m
Ceiling cornicing, solid oak floor, feature bay window, 2 ceiling light fittings

SITTING ROOM: 4.7m x 4.5m
Solid oak floor, ceiling cornicing, central light fitting

KITCHEN: 8.42m x 2.18m
Walnut laminate floor, fully painted timber kitchen with corian work surfaces

DINING AREA: 3.78m x 3.0m
Walnut laminate floor, vaulted ceiling with recessed spotlighting, double doors through to rear garden, side door to back yard

BEDROOM (1): 3.84m x 4.4m
Walnut laminate floor, recessed spotlights to ceiling, extensive fitted wardrobes

ENSUITE BATHROOM: 3.04m x 2.76m
Tiled floor, feature tiled walls, large punt glazed shower, wall mounted mirror with integrated light, whb with integrated vanity unit, wc, recessed spotlights to ceiling

BEDROOM (2): 3.01m x 4.16m
Double windows, walnut laminate floor, central light fitting

Walnut laminate floor, recessed spotlights to ceiling, painted dado rail

HALLWAY: 5.87m x 1.97m
Recessed spotlights to ceiling, walnut laminate floor, painted dado rail

BEDROOM (3): 2.99m x 3.71m
Walnut laminate floor

TOILET: 1.06m x 2.73m
Wc, whb with vanity unit, central light, wall mounted light and mirror, dado rail, tiled floor, heated towel rail

OFFICE: 2.85m x 3.1m
Central light fitting, laminate floor

HALLWAY: 0.9m x 4.45m
Timber laminate floor, recessed spotlights to ceiling, dado rail

BATHROOM: 2.08m x 2.03m
Bath with overhead shower, tiled surround, wc, whb, wall mounted mirror and light, integrated vanity unit

BEDROOM (4): 3.17m x 6.6m
Recessed spotlights to ceiling, timber laminate floor


GARAGE: 5.5 m x 3.9 m
Includes 2 utility/store rooms 3.0 m x 1.72 m & 2.3 m x 1.7 m



Viewings by appointment only with sole selling agent OToole & Co on 098 28000


F28 VK58


  • A stunning family home of exceptional quality having been recently extensively refurbished
  • Period residence dating from c. 1940 with great charm and character
  • Extends to 246 sq m (2,648 sq.ft) with 4/5 bedrooms
  • Large private walled gardens of 0.71 acres
  • Conveniently located 0.7kms from Westport town centre

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