DescriptionA SUPERB RESIDENCE WITH MAGNIFICENTLY PROPORTIONED ROOMS ALL OVERLOOKING MATURE GARDENS AND GROUNDS LOCATED IN THE MUCH SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION OF TAYLORS HILL IN GALWAY CITY
St. Michaels is a patiently restored period home with excellently proportioned rooms and plenty of character that includes originals features such as sash windows, shutters, high ceilings and wooden floors in some rooms while accommodating some modern family necessities. This exceptional historic Victorian residence set in its own private, mature grounds providing a secluded woodland retreat in the heart of the city.
Erected circa 1860, St Michaels provides elegance, privacy and tranquility with all the attractions and amenities of Galway on its doorstep. Sitting in the affluent area of Averard West on Taylors Hill, St. Michaels is very conveniently located within 15 minutes’ walk of City Centre, NUIG/UCHG, Salthill Village and promenade. It is also within walking distance of numerous notable primary and secondary schools.
Galway is one of the urban jewels of the Wild Atlantic Way. The gateway to Connemara, the city itself is famous for its international arts festival, which takes place every July, as well as being home of the world-renowned Druid Theatre Company.
The entrance hall is bright and spacious with paneled walls, feature staircase and wooden flooring. To the right is a beautiful drawing room with large sash windows, feature marble fireplace and solid timber flooring. This room is perfect for entertaining.
The same can be said about the family room to the left and is finished with a solid wood burning stove that has become popular as a heating alternative. Both the drawing room and family room are both dual aspects with picturesque views over the private gardens. The dining room also with timber flooring could also be used as a downstairs guest bedroom. There is an en suite with this guest bedroom with double doors leading to the garden.
The kitchen is a spacious family area that has a very homely atmosphere and embraces tractional elements such as an AGA and tiled flooring and impressive solid timber units completes this quintessential kitchen making it a truly inviting space. The utility room completes the ground floor accommodation.
The first floor with its 5 bedrooms is just as impressive as the ground floor. The master bedroom suite is spacious and comfortable with a superb en-suite bathroom.
The house links seamlessly with the gardens and well maintained grounds, this being exemplified not only by the abundance of windows offering a plenitude of sunlight but also doors which directly link some rooms with the beautiful patios and gardens. The gardens are extremely well maintained with superb driveway, raised flower beds and Liscannor walkways surrounding the house.
The stone coach house that is used currently for storage could be easily converted to living accommodation subject to full planning from Galway City County Council.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a discerning purchaser to acquire a unique historic residence in an ideal location. Viewing is strictly by appointment. Please contact our office to arrange a viewing on 091-564212.
RoomsPorch - 2.4m x 1.4m
Hallway - 1.9m x 7.7m
Solid timber flooring, wall paneling, feature front door with stained glass panels, magnificent staircase
Drawing Room -
Feature marble fireplace, solid timber floors, sash windows on the front and gable walls overlooking the garden, cornice and centre
Family Room - 4.4m x 4.8m
Feature cast iron fireplace, solid fuel stove, timber flooring, sash windows front and gable end
Dining Room - 4.6m x 3.9m
Optional bedroom No. 1, with feature timber flooring, sash window overlooking the side garden
Bathroom - 4.3m x 3.2m
Shower, WHB, WC, solid timber flooring, partly tiled floors, double doors to side garden
Downstairs WC - 1.9m x 0.95m
Solid timber flooring and panel walls, WC, WHB
Kitchen & Breakfast Room - 8.1m x 4.8m
Solid wood units with granite worktops, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, AGA, integrated dressers, fitted fridge, tiled floor, cornice, double doors to patio
Utility - 2.0m x 2.3m
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit, fitted presses and worktops, tiled floor, built in presses, side access
Utility Area - 0.8m x 2.1m
with side staircase and laundry room
FIRST FLOOR -
Bedroom 1 -
Double room, built in wardrobes, chest of drawers, side and front sash windows, en suite bathroom
En Suite (3.6 x 3): with Jacuzzi bath, shower, double sinks unit, vanity units, wc, large mirror, heated towel rail
Bedroom 2 - 4.9m x 4.7m
Double room, front and gable sash windows, timber flooring, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, fitted bookshelves
Bedroom 3 - 4.3m x 4.6m
Double room, double built in wardrobe, fitted chest of drawers, timber flooring, gable end sash window
Main Bathroom -
Cast iron bath, whb, wc, fitted mirror, bidet, shower, gable end sash windows, partly paneled walls
Bedroom 4 - 4.9m x 3.8m
Double room, with double built in wardrobe with fitted vanity unit, en suite
En Suite: Shower, whb, wc, fully tiled
Bedroom 5 - 3.5m x 2.9m
Double room, with built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, sash windows
With rear stairs
Double width driveway entrance, imposing stone steps to main entrance, Liscannor walkways surrounding the house, raised flower beds, magnificent stone coach house which can be converted to a mews house measuring 4.2m x 6.6m with a ceiling height 4.3m
FeaturesStunning 5 bed detached period family residence
Situated on circa half an acre
Approximately 350.15 sqm
Prime residential location on Taylors Hill
Completely refurbished internally
Modern finish whilst maintaining its original character
Feature stained glass front door
Original Sash Windows
Feature wood paneling
Solid timber flooring throughout
Two wonderful reception rooms
Stunning marble fireplace in lounge room
Wonderful cast iron fireplace in family room
Open plan kitchen & breakfast room
Solid wood modern kitchen
Wonderful feature AGA range
Separate formal dining room
Five double bedrooms
Two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms
Built in wardrobes throughout
Completely private mature landscaped gardens
Large stone building suitable for conversion to a mews
Liscannor paved walkways & patio areas
Private off road driveway with double entrance
Parking for multiple cars around the entire property
Beautiful rolling lawns & mature tress & shrubs
Once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a house of this calibre
BER DetailsBER: D2 BER No.109855445 Energy Performance Indicator:285.8 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing DetailsFor Further details please contact our office or the Joint agency
Colm O Donnellan
O Donnellan and Joyce Auctioneers, 5 Mary Street, Galway on 091-564212
OPENING HOURS: Mon to Fri 9am TO 5:30pm
SATURDAY 10am to 4pm (closed for lunch 1pm to 2pm)
Sherry Fitzgerald Country Homes, Farms & Estates on 01-2376300
OPENING HOURS: Mon to Fri 9am TO 5:00pm
NOTE: These particulars are not to be considered a formal offer. They are for information only and give a general idea of the property. They are not to be taken as forming any part of a resulting contract, nor to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Whilst every care is taken in their preparation, neither O Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers, Sherry Fitzgerald nor the vendor accept any liability as to their accuracy.
Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of these particulars. No person in the employment of O Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers or Sherry Fitzgerald has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.