Could this Co. Mayo cottage become your fairytale home? On sale for $166k and with countryside views, you can redesign the cottage whichever way you like.

Some of the best dreams take a little bit (or a lot) of work and this cottage for sale in Ireland could just be one of those dreams. The Co. Mayo cottage for sale for $166k in Mace, Aughagower, Westport, comes at a reasonable price but it is looking a little worse for wear. With a little bit of imagination and a little more funding, however, it could become the fairytale Irish home for one lucky family.

Image: Sherry Fitzgerald.

Image: Sherry Fitzgerald.

With three bedrooms and certain renovations already carried out - such as the addition of oil heating and double-glazed windows - we can’t say much for the wallpaper already on the walls but how about those country views?

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Image: Sherry Fitzgerald.

And who doesn’t want to live close to Westport, one of the liveliest towns in the country with plenty of traditional music always available for fans to enjoy.

The full listing reads: “This traditional three bedroom stone cottage is in need of renovation but is conveniently located just a five-minute drive from Westport town.

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Image: Sherry Fitzgerald.

Image: Sherry Fitzgerald.

“The cottage has had some work carried out including the installation of double glazed windows and oil heating, however, it is in need of repair and modernization.

“Internally the floor area extends to approximately 86.5 sqm/ 931 sq ft. Accommodation comprises of an entrance hall, living room, kitchen, three bedrooms (one en-suite) and bathroom.

Image: Sherry Fitzgerald.

Image: Sherry Fitzgerald.

“Externally the house is set on a site of 0.37 acres with south facing gardens to the front and side and attractive countryside views with the Partry Mountains in the distance.

“The property is well located between Westport town and Aughagower village and Knockrooskey National Primary is just a one minute drive.”

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Image: Sherry Fitzgerald.

Image: Sherry Fitzgerald.

You can view the listing here. 

Would you be willing to undergo a restoration project in Ireland? Let us know in the comments section, below.

This Westport cottage is for sale for $166k. Sherry Fitzgerald