Ever dreamt of owning your very own private island? Well, now you can as a remote island at the heart of Ireland’s largest lake is up for sale.
Yes, you read that right! You can now buy your very own lake island in the heart of Connemara.
Lees Island is set on Lough Corrib in County Galway, surrounded by the picturesque rural Irish setting of Connemara. Just a short drive away from Galway City, this 85-acre island is the perfect opportunity for investors.
So, if you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own little corner of the Emerald Isle, this could be your chance.
Experience island life – your very own private island in Connemara
Lees Island is currently a working cattle farm with up to 25 inches of soil cover. Brimming with rural Irish charm, you can buy your very own lake island in Connemara to experience Irish country life.
The island is complete with historic stone walls, lush hedgerows, and large mature trees. For those who enjoy exploring the great outdoors, the island even offers two acres of woodland for peaceful walks and hikes.
Located between Knockferry and Kilbeg on the Wild Atlantic Way, the island lies at the heart of Lough Corrib. As the largest lake in Ireland, the lough is renowned as one of the best freshwater lakes in Europe, with prime opportunities for wild brown trout and salmon fishing.
You can now buy your very own lake island in Connemara – an idyllic Irish escape
Other appealing features of the island include three stone piers, which offer access to the surrounding lake.
The island is also home to two spacious farm buildings and two large storage sheds, as well as a full range of farm machinery and a self-propelled barge, making this the perfect location for someone wishing to pursue a rural lifestyle.
There is also ample opportunity to develop the island. The land is flat, making it perfect for developing a golf course or even a runway. According to the listing, the fields are already large enough to land a helicopter!
Pursue a new way of life – live on an idyllic Irish island
With easy access to both Galway City and the rural setting of the wider county, this is the ideal location to soak up all the best parts of life in Ireland.
The scenic 85-acre private island is currently up for sale on a freehold lease. The asking price is available upon request, but price estimates range from €245,000 to €770,000.
If you want to buy your very own lake island in Connemara, you can view the full listing on privateislandsonline.com.
If Galway doesn’t tickle your fancy, three other Irish islands are currently for sale on the website. Choose from Shore Island on the Shannon Estuary between Limerick and Clare, West Calf Island, or Mannions Island in West Cork.
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