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Glenbower House, The Avenue, Gorey, Co. Wexford

6 Bed

6 Bath



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
Imposing landmark Victorian residence on a nice site zoned commercial/mixed use in the centre of Gorey town. The property is situated in a high profile position fronting onto the roundabout at the junction of the Avenue and Railway Road. The property is just metres from Gorey Railway Station and a short stroll from the Main Street in a busy commercial centre adjacent to Gorey Shopping Centre. Glenbower House itself is in excellent condition and is possibly the finest example of Victorian architecture in Gorey town. The landmark property is one of the best known properties in Gorey. The property retains many of its original features such as generous ceiling heights, plaster coving, marble fireplaces, timber floors, cut-string stairs etc. while having been revamped into modern office accommodation. Glenbower House is flanked by a courtyard of out-offices including stables, coach houses, lofted barns, workshops, etc. and a large yard providing off street parking. There is a further option to purchase a large site/garden to the side of the residence at an extra cost. HISTORY: Glenbower House , as well as being an imposing Gorey landmark property is also steeped in history. As far as we can ascertain, the property started life as a merchant s yard and Coach Builders. It was then converted to the Railway Hotel and subsequently used for residential purposes. The property was well known as Warrens Solicitors offices in town and more recently has served as a corporate headquarters for Softouch Technologies which is a thriving IT firm. Glenbower House provides a rare opportunity to acquire a high profile landmark period property which could be used as either a modern office premises or a luxury town centre period home or a mixture of both! Entrance Porch Leads to Main Reception Hall 6.20m x 2.10m. Parquet floor Drawing Room / Meeting Room 6.00m x 4.20m. Marble fireplace with cast iron insert, wooden floor, cornicing Dining Room / Office 6.40m x 6.00m. Oak floor, marble fireplace with cast iron insert, cornicing Library / Office 6.00m x 3.60m at widest point. Marble fireplace, Oak floor, cornicing Bathroom 3.70m x 2.60m. Tiled floor Comms Room 1.44m x 2.53m. Tiled floor Living Room / Dining Room 4.30m x 3.90m. Original floor tiles, door to patio Kitchen 4.00m x 3.30m. Fully fitted with Gorenje oven & hob, integrated diswasher and fridge freezer, tiled splashback and surround, original tiled floor, door to Store 1 4.29m x 1.91m. door to courtyard and door to Store 2 4.39m x 1.49m. Return 9.64m x 1.29m at widest point. Carpet Office / Bedroom 3.69m x 2.68. Carpet Corridor 3.64m x 3.93 at widest point. leading to Gents W.C. 3.15m x 1.79m. Fully tiled, w.c., w.h.b, velux window Ladies W.C. 3.08m x 1.80m. Fully tiled, w.c., w.h.b, velux window Office / Bedroom 5.86m x 2.66m. Laminate floor, velux window x 2 Corridor 0.92m x 1.44m. Door to courtyard, door to Office / Bedroom 5.20m x 3.22. Carpet En-Suite 1.85m x 1.70m. W.h.b, w.c., tiled shower cubicle En-Suite 1.68m x 1.81m. W.h.b, w.c., tiled shower cubicle Office / Bedroom 2.83m x 4.32m. Carpet. Leads to Office / Bedroom 2.94m x 2.96m. Carpet 1st Floor Landing 6.44m x 2.07m. Carpet Office / Bedroom 3.53m x 4.84m. Carpet En-Suite / Store 3.51m x 1.12m. Office / Bedroom 4.23 x 4.39. Cast iron fireplace with marble hearth, carpet En-Suite 1.90m x 1.70m. W.h.b, w.c., shower cubicle DIRECTIONS: Drive up Gorey Main Street and turn left at the main traffic lights at the ' 64 pub' , proceed down ' The Avenue' , the property is on the left at the roundabout.
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Property Features

  • Large Victorian residence
  • Immaculate condition throughout
  • Huge development potential, zoned commercial / mixed use
  • Many original features
  • Excellent location, walking distance of main street and only metres from Gorey Railway Station
  • Commercial fire alarm system
  • Upgraded plumbing and electrics throughout including a full computer network system and "comms room".
  • Secure parking to rear (up to nine spaces) through electric gates

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