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Newport Road, Westport, Co.Mayo, Westport, Co. Mayo, F28 EC64

Investment Property For Sale | 3,641 sq. feet (338 sq. metres)
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Property Description:

- Attractive period property dating from late 1950's.
- Formally a Monastery Residence.
- Unique Private Town Centre Location.
- Well Appointed Spacious Accommodation c.338sq.m.
- Mainly new double glazed timber sash Mahogany windows
- Site Area of c. 0.3 acres (0.12 Hectares).
- Currently run as a successful B&B.
- Zoned residential.
- Offers a wide variety of potential users SPP.


Abbeywood House is discreetly tucked away to the side of the new Scoil Phádraig primary school off the Newport Road in Westport town centre. This private location is very convenient to the retail, business and leisure facilities of Westport being just a 2 minute walk to Bridge Street/The Mall. Other occupiers in close proximity include; Holy Trinity Church, Carrowbeg College of Further Education, Topaz Filing station and convenience store and a number of private houses. The property also benefits from its easy access onto the Greenway.

Westport is an ever popular coastal town perched on the Atlantic coast of West Mayo. Voted "the best place to live in Ireland", it is renowned as a visitor/tourist location attracting people from all over the world annually. This adds to the colour and vitality of this remarkable town. The town is full of excellent hotels, bars, restaurant and cafes together with interesting craft shops all of which create the unique atmosphere.

Westport has a growing population with a broad and diversified employer base which includes Allergan Pharmaceuticals, Carraig Donn, Portwest, Multi Packaging Solutions and the Westport Hotel Group. Excellent road connections are available via the N5, N59 and R331 to the N84 and mainline rail service connection to Dublin with 4/5 daily return services.


Abbeywood was built in 1957 by the Christian Brothers as part of the Westport CBS School Campus. It served primarily as their residence until closing in 2001. The front façade of the former monastery residence is of significant architectural interest. This façade is listed as a protected structure within the Westport and Environs Development Plan 2010-2016.

It is an immensely attractive and imposing residence sitting on an elevated South West facing site. All bedrooms benefit from an uninterrupted view of Croagh Patrick. The interior design of the property incorporates stained glass windows, original parquet floors, and a feature staircase making it a particular attractive building for its time while retaining its uniqueness and in particular the oratory complete with altar and vestment press.

Abbeywood House has been successfully run as a B&B for about 15 years by the present owners. The property is sufficiently large and versatile to accommodate both private owner's accommodation and guest accommodation. The business has attracted visitors from all over the world due to its charm and convenient town centre location. It is marketed on various accommodation websites and via its own website at http://www.abbeywoodhouse.com. It is currently ranked 4th on Trip Advisor for speciality accommodation in Westport.

Sewerage Mains
Water Mains
Electricity Mains ESB
Heating OFCH
Telecoms Mains provider
Broadband eFibre at 95 Mb/s
Fire Alarm Fitted
CCTV Fitted
Ber Rating D2 (102888922)

ZONING Abbeywood House is located within the urban area of Westport and falls within the Westport and Environs Development Plan 2010-2016, the property is Zoned A3 (Residential- Low Density Phase 1).


Entrance Hall 3.4m x 2.31m Parquet floor
Office 4.14m x 3.27m Parquet floor, bay window
Main Hallway 12.08m x 1.49m Parquet floor, fitted cupboards to one end
Bedroom 1 3.23m x 4.15m Parquet floor, feature bay window, fitted wardrobes, fitted sink
Oratory 7.25m x 4.88m Parquet floor, mosaic tiled alcove/Oratory
Rear Porch 1.87m x 1.64m Parquet floor, door to yard
Further Hallway 5.76m x 1.49m Parquet floor
Family Living/Dining Room 4.34m x 6.03m Parquet floor
Kitchen 4.59m x 4.84m Feature tiled fireplace, small fitted kitchen, stainless steel sink
Further Back Porch 1.59m x 1.11m Door to back yard
Further Back Hallway 4.74m x 5.98m
Toilet 0.9m x 1.74m Toilet, whb, half-tiled walls, tiled floor
Bedroom/Store Room 3.2m x 3.72m Fitted wardrobes, Parquet floor, timber panelled ceiling
Total Ground Floor Area 194.78 sq. m 2,096 sq. ft

Landing 1.56m x10.98m Parquet floor
Bedroom 2 2.99m x 4.71m Parquet floor, fitted wardrobes, sink
Shower Room 1 0.88m x 1.39m Tiled walls, tiled floor, shower
Shower Room 2 0.88m x 1.39m Tiled walls, tiled floor, shower
Shower Room 3 2.88m x 3.02m 3 individual shower stalls, sink, tiled floor, tiled walls
Hotpress 2.0m x 0.75m
Bathroom 1 1.59m x 3.07m 2 separate toilets, tiled floor, sink
Bathroom 2 2.56m x 1.44m Toilet, bath with overhead shower, whb, tiled floors, half-tiled walls
Bedroom 3 5.1m x 3.0m Parquet floor, sink
Bedroom 4 3.73m x 2.94m Parquet floor, fitted wardrobes, sink
Bedroom 5 3.73m x 2.96m Parquet floor, sink, fitted wardrobes
Bedroom 6 2.94m x 3.74m Parquet floor, fitted wardrobe, sink
Hallway 8.77m x 1.56m Parquet floor
Bedroom 7 5.02m x 5.81m Parquet floor, feature fireplace
Total First Floor Area 143.52 sq. m 1,544 sq. ft.
TOTAL FLOOR AREA 338.30 sq. m 3,641 sq. ft


Strictly By prior appointment with the sole selling agents.

GUIDE PRICE €495,000

Positioned to the west side of Newport road to the rear of the new Scoil Phádraig School.

BER Details


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BER No 102888922
Energy Performance Indicator: 70.55 kWh/m2/yr

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Date Entered/Renewed:

4/6/2019 (133 days ago)

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