DescriptionBungalow, Former Garden Centre & Yard on c. 7 Acres (2.8 Hectares)
We are delighted to present to the market this unique property with excellent development potential and the benefit of a previous commercial use.
Set in a highly desirable location approximately 55km from Dublin with direct road frontage onto the old Kilcullen Road (R418), 10 minutes from both Athy town and the M9 motorway (Junction 3).
There are excellent private and public transport links via both bus and train. Athy is served by the main rail line linking Dublin and Waterford with on average 9 trains per day and travelling time to Dublin averaging 50 minutes.
Excellently located to other major towns all of which are within a comfortable 30-minute drive:
• Naas being just 30 minutes away;
• Carlow and Newbridge being 25 minutes away.
• Kilcullen 15 minutes.
The property is set on a generous and ideally proportioned c. 7-acre site in a wonderful and peaceful setting and comprising of a
• separate garage.
• a former garden centre.
• extensive glasshouses.
• large shed with concrete base.
This property was formally a successful garden centre with a long-established thriving and commercial use operating from the 1960’s and the following is included in the sale:
Extensive glasshouses, with some reglazing required with separate ESB supply.
Garage with loft and separate store.
Enclosed shed with concrete base.
Separate well to service the garden centre from the well that services the house.
The land is in two divisions with superb natural hedgerows. There is a separate access to the lands via a rear gate and there is additional site potential. The frontage onto the road extends to circa 200 metres.
Golf: Athy, Kilkea, Carlow & Rathsallagh.
Sport: Athy (rugby, GAA, soccer, tennis etc).
Shopping: Athy, Newbridge, Carlow, Portlaoise & Kildare Village.
Schools: Athy, & Kilmead (primary), Athy, Castledermot, Kilcullen (secondary).
Freehold - Folio No. KE4038F
Septic tank, 2 private wells, dual ESB connection, oil fired central heating.
No previous Planning Applications made on the property (Kildare County Council).
Re – establishment of former commercial use or similar.
Purchaser looking for a residence with potential to improve / modify in a good location with private enclosed land.
Residence offers considerable advantages from a Planning perspective and any future proposals to modify.
Public Auction on Thursday 11th November at 3pm in the Clanard Court Hotel, Athy, Co. Kildare. Purchaser to sign contracts on day of sale and 10% non – refundable deposit.
DM Macaulay & Co, Dublin 2 - (01) 2827807 Attn: Dillon Macauley
The residence comprises a traditional converted cottage extending to c. 136 sq.m (c. 1,463 sq.ft) with the following accommodation:
Porch: 3.2m x 2.1m.
Bathroom: wc, whb.
Living Room: 3.7m x 4.0m (fireplace excluded).
Dining Room: 3.7m x 2.5m with archway leading to
Kitchen: 6.5m x 2.2m with Rayburn cooker.
Bathroom: 2.0m x 3.2m, wc, whb, shower.
Back Porch: 1.6m x 2.8m.
Bedroom 1: 4.1m x 3.3m.
Bedroom 2: 4.2m 3.0m.
Bedroom 3: 4.1m x 3.1m.
Range of rooms for storage.
While the residence requires renovation it offers any potential purchaser many opportunities to both modernise and extend the property to meet their needs.
Features Excellent location.
Bungalow offers potential for modernisation / extension or replacement.
Extensive road frontage.
Shed & glasshouses ideal for any number of uses.
Septic tank, private well and ESB all on site.