Avalon, Elm Grove, Birr, Co. Offaly, R42A977
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Avalon, Elm Grove, Birr, Co. Offaly, R42A977


5 Bed

2 Bath

142 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 142 m²
Coldwell Banker Estates and Homes offer for sale this 5-bedroom bungalow sitting on a generous well-maintained site within the town of Birr. The home will have massive appeal to families and those needing more living space but who also want to be within walking distance of all amenities. There is generous living space comprising of two reception rooms and kitchen/ breakfast room. . Externally the south facing rear garden is big enough for a kick about or for entertaining whilst to the front the recently tarred driveway is boarded by a large front garden The main reception has laminated wood floors, feature fireplace and dual aspect plus sized windows to the front & side, a connecting door to an additional living space which could be used as a formal dining area. This bright & airy room benefits from a large picture window, a fireplace with back boiler and carpeted floors. It opens through to the kitchen/breakfast room. Just off the kitchen is a small utility leading to the wonderful south facing garden. From the central hallway there are 5 bedrooms (4 large doubles with built in wardrobes, with one bedroom also having an ensuite shower and a second bedroom with ensuite WC, 1 single which may be used as a study), a large family bathroom and a large hot-press / storage room complete the internal space. With some modernisation this will be someone€TM dream home, plenty of outdoor space , within a couple of minutes stroll to the town centre and beside the idyllic river walk - Viewing is highly recommended! About Birr Birr is a designated Irish Heritage Town with its carefully preserved Georgian heritage, graceful wide streets and elegant buildings. Many of the houses in John's Place and Oxmantown Mall have exquisite fanlight windows of the Georgian period. The town is widely known for Birr Castle and gardens. The town is well serviced with shops, restaurants/bars, entertainment and cultural facilities. The town is situated near the meeting of the Camcor and Little Brosna rivers, the latter flowing on into the River Shannon near Victoria Lock. The rivers provide miles of tranquil walking and hiking pathways. Bus é‰ireann provide public transport services to the town. The Athlone to Limerick service regularly passes through the town daily. Kearns privately owned bus service provides a number of direct bus services to Dublin from Birr. It takes under 2 hours to get from Birr to Dublin. The town is served by three primary schools (St Brendan's Boys school, Mercy Primary School and the Model Primary School) and one secondary school (St. Brendan's Community School). There are numerous sports facilities between Gaa, Rugby water sports and Birr boasts one of Irelands oldest golf clubs. Birr Theatre and Arts Centre, located in the Oxmantown Mall, is a local cultural and social amenity for the arts, dance, film, music and theatre. Together with its numerous annual festivals and its picture postcard scenery, Birr is a safe and wonderful place to reside.

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Property Features

  • Detatched Bungalow set on C. 0.5 Acres
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Receptions
  • Large Kitchen Breakfast-room
  • Large Southerly Rear Garden & Large front Garden
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Great location - minutes walk from town centre, next to river & close to schools & many amenities
  • Family Bathroom and seperate WC
  • Utility & Hotpress
  • Oil & Solid Fuel Central Heating

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School Name
School NameMercy Primary SchoolDistance710mPupils132
School NameSt Brendan's Boys Primary SchoolDistance960mPupils178
School NameOxmantown National SchoolDistance1.2kmPupils83
School Name
School NameGaelscoil Na LaochraDistance1.5kmPupils35
School NameCrinkill National SchoolDistance1.6kmPupils242
School NameS N An CillinDistance2.7kmPupils108
School NameCarrig National SchoolDistance6.0kmPupils57
School NameScoil Eoin RathDistance7.8kmPupils146
School NameSeir Kieran's National SchoolDistance8.1kmPupils69
School NameRathcabbin National SchoolDistance9.0kmPupils59
School Name
School NameSt. Brendan's Community SchoolDistance1.7kmPupils822
School NameBanagher CollegeDistance11.7kmPupils583
School NameCistercian CollegeDistance14.9kmPupils265
School Name
School NameColáiste Naomh CormacDistance15.3kmPupils295
School NameColaiste Phobáil Ros CréDistance17.2kmPupils556
School NameBorrisokane Community CollegeDistance17.9kmPupils657
School NameGallen Community School FerbaneDistance20.0kmPupils424
School NamePortumna Community SchoolDistance21.4kmPupils466
School NameClonaslee CollegeDistance26.4kmPupils224
School NameKillina Presentation Secondary SchoolDistance28.2kmPupils620
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute850DestinationThurles Train Station Car ParkProviderTfi Local Link Laois Offaly
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute850DestinationAbbey StreetProviderTfi Local Link Laois Offaly
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute823DestinationKilminchyProviderTfi Local Link Laois Offaly
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute323xDestinationLimerick Bus StationProviderBus Éireann
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute845DestinationBirr, Stop 152181ProviderKearns Transport
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute844DestinationO'Donnell RoadProviderKearns Transport
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute847DestinationBirr, Stop 152181ProviderKearns Transport
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute850DestinationAthlone StationProviderTfi Local Link Laois Offaly
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute847DestinationPortumna, Stop 135984ProviderKearns Transport
TypeBusDistance780mStopBirrRoute72DestinationLimerick Bus StationProviderBus Éireann

Property Facilities

  • Parking
  • Wired for Cable Television
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

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BER No: 108746272





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