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€165,000 SALE AGREED

Gainsborough House, Northgate Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

4 Bed

2 Bath



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
********************OFFERED AT BIDS OVER €165,000************************ This property is offered for sale by unconditional auction in partnership with The Leinster Property Auction Superb opportunity to acquire a unique period townhouse in a prime town centre location along with an established menswear shop with a sitting tenant. This house enjoys an extremely convenient location with a wide range of amenities within touching distance. Located within 20m of Church Street, with views of the River Shannon, this property is a five-minute walk to the train and bus station serving Dublin and the West. Athlone Town Centre and Golden Island Shopping Centres are within a 5-10 minutes walk. Access to the Greenway is also less than 5 minutes and there is a great selection of excellent cafes, restaurants and bars within a short stroll. As a terraced, two-bay, three storey house containing a recessed arch with an oriel window and unique brickwork, its most unique design and adds curiosity to the streetscape. This house was built by Robert Smith in 1895, who was a major local builder at the time. Behind its attractive facade this house features a much loved, character filled interior which could be lovingly modernised by the potential purchaser. Separated into a 4-bedroom house and retail unit, the property still retains much of its natural beauty with its large open hallway, 10ft high ceilings in drawing room, ornate coving and rear courtyard. The courtyard yard includes a rear shed, opening out to Paradise Row in the back. One would need to view to fully appreciate what this unique town centre home has to offer. TO VIEW OR MAKE A BID - Contact Oates Auctioneers on 090 6477500 or visit Auctioneers Comments: This property is offered for sale by unconditional auction in partnership with The Leinster Property Auction. The successful bidder is required to pay a 10% deposit and contracts are signed immediately on acceptance of a bid. The buyer will be granted 28 days from the date of exchange to complete the purchase. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price. Terms and conditions apply to this sale. Entrance Hall 30ft x 5ft Mosaic floor. Kitchen 13ft 6 x 9ft Lino floor, timber units. Utility Room 9ft 6 x 6ft 6 Sitting Room (1st Floor) 20ft x 17ft 6 Carpet floor, Marble fireplace, feature single bay oriel window overlooking views of the Cathedral and Shannon River, fully intact original cornice. Bathroom 8.6 ft x 6.3ft Lino floor, partially tiled walls, 3-piece suite. Bedroom 1 (1st Floor) 16ft x 14ft Carpet floor, ornate fireplace, 10ft ceilings, W.H.B. Bedroom 2 (2nd Floor) 12ft x 12ft Carpet floor, fitted wardrobe, W.H.B. Bedroom 3 (2nd floor) 14ft x 12ft Carpet floor, fitted shelving. Bedroom 4 (2nd Floor) 13ft 6 x 8ft Carpet floor, fitted wardrobe. Bathroom (2nd Floor) 16ft x 7ft 7 W.C. and dressing area. Shop Unit 60ft x 13ft
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Property Features

  • Period home with attractive yellow-brick facade
  • Excellent location
  • Original features
  • Within walking distance of the town centre
  • Adjacent to mainline rail and bus services
  • Excellent selection of cafes, bars and restaurants in the area
  • Regular bus routes service the area
  • Tenant not affected

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