The Ashford Pines
Residential Development is located in Nymphsfield, once part of the Ashford
Estate under Sir Arthur Guinness.
It is positioned almost directly opposite the entrance gates into Ashford
Castle in the picturesque village of Cong. This is a magical enchanted and
truly unique heavily wooded site which is famous for Kelly's Cave which is a
national monument. Cong is
positioned on the Mayo/Galway border, famous as the location of the Quiet Man
and is renowned as being the location of one of the best hotels in the world
namely Ashford Castle, having recently undergone an extensive refurbishment, it
is consistently listed as one of the luxury hotels in the
Cong is a small quaint
and charming town offering shopping together with excellent bars, cafes and
restaurants. Cong is
also uniquely positioned on Lough Corrib offering wonderful fresh water
fishing. Excellent fishing is also
offered in a number of waterways in the West of Ireland for the fishing
enthusiast which include Lough Conn, Lough Mask, The River Corrib and The River
Cong is uniquely
positioned between Lough Corrib and Lough Conn, effectively equal distance
between Castlebar to the north and Galway City to the south, easy access is also
offered to the splendid Connemara which is to the west. This therefore is a truly excellent
location to either call home or from which to base a holiday home in the west of
Ireland. Amenities within the
region include Golf (Ballinrobe, Claremorris, Castlebar, Westport), Fresh water
and sea fishing, sailing, surfing, shooting, cycling, excellent beaches, hiking
and miles of stunning scenery.
Castlebar 40 kms, Westport 43 kms, Galway City 42 kms, Knock International
Airport 65 kms, Dublin City 240 kms.
Ashford Pines will
comprise of a unique development of 12 detached woodland sites with full
Planning Permission for 4 architecturally designed house types ranging in size
from approximately 1,450 sq. ft. to 2650 sq. ft. The development proposes effectively 3
clusters of 4 houses each.
Work has commenced on
and will take approximately 6 months to complete. On completion of each site
sale, site owners will appoint their own Architects/Engineer and Building
Contractor to complete their own properties.
As stated there are 4
unique house designs each individually designed by the developer's Architect.
The design might be described as modern vernacular architecture finished in
traditional render finish and part stone facades under pitched slate roofs. All windows are in hardwood.
Changes to the proposed designs to be agreed with Mayo County Council.
Full House plans and
additional information can be made available on request.
The servicing of the
sites will include the following works completed on site:-
- Period Limestone
- Completion of all
- Public footpaths and
- Extensive hard and
- All sites will be
serviced with mains water, electricity, sewerage and high speed
Planning Permission was
granted by Mayo County Council subject to 28 no conditions. Planning Reference
No P09/1200. An Bord Pleanala
granted Planning Permission on appeal. The planning permission runs until
Development levies of
c.€10,400 will be paid on a pro rata basis by each site owner. These levies are
subject to final agreement with Mayo County Council and Irish
from €110,000 inclusive
Deposit is 10% -
Buyers will be
responsible for all acquisition costs including Stamp Duty which qualifies for
recovery under revenue rules.
A Management Company
will be set up by the site developers. Each site owner will become a director of
the Management Company with the freehold interest of all common areas vested
into it. Thereafter, the Company will oversee the upkeep and maintenance of all
common areas. We would expect the specific provision of service charges will
Maintenance of estate
road and footpaths
Power supply, upkeep
and maintenance of entrance and gates
Power supply and
maintenance of public lighting
Landscaping and cutting
of grass (on common areas)
Maintenance of services
(water, sewerage, electricity, telecoms)
insurance costs to common areas
maintaining overall architectural and landscape aspects to maintain the
character of the site.
As stated there are 4
unique house designs each individually designed by the developer's Architect,
details might be described as modern vernacular architecture finished in
traditional render finish under pitched slate roofs. All windows are in hardwood. House plans and additional
information can be made available on request.
Viewings of the site
can be arranged by prior appointment with the sole selling agents.
Contact Gerard O'Toole
at (098) 28000