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Auction date - Friday 14th April, 12.00 PM
3 Market Square, Gort, Co. Galway
Advised Minimum Value (AMV) €260,000

About the property


You Must Pre-Register On Our Website - With Bidder Security Fee Paid By – WEDNESDAY 12TH APRIL 2023.

O'Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers are delighted to present this truly unique 5 bedroom Georgian townhouse which overlooks the town square of Gort in South Co. Galway.

The sale comprises of a large, mid terraced property which spans to 212 sq.m. across three floors and a basement. Additionally, there are a number of outbuildings on the site to the rear which measures c. 0.7 acres. With excellent potential for future development, this opportunity to acquire a holding in the heart of Gort should not be missed!

The house itself has been carefully pared back to its original condition internally with any materials which are surplus to requirements now removed. The property is presented in a condition which is clean and ready for upgrade and redecoration works to commence. Boasting large windows on the south facing front elevation, the property is bright and airy internally and offers an abundance of living space across three floors.

The ground floor comprises of a hallway, lounge and kitchen. A central staircase spirals upwards to the first and second floors which offers a lounge and dining room, separated by floor to ceiling French doors. The rooms offer feature open fireplaces and timber flooring. A store and WC are also found on the first floor with the second floor comprises of three bedrooms, each with an open fireplace. The basement is presented in its original condition and is a beautiful example of stone craftsmanship and could offer additional accommodation or storage space depending on one’s needs.

To the rear of the property, there are a number of structures which offer endless potential subject to renovation works. A former two storey detached house and adjoining cottage stand proudly on the site awaiting modernising and refinishing. Additionally, a large storage shed to the rear of the site offers overhead accommodation and is also included in the sale. There is a vast amount of outdoor space which currently offers an orchard and storage space for cobble stones and feature items that were recovered during the restoration works.

The current owners must be complimented on their meticulous attention to detail in restoring this fine 19th century townhouse and outbuildings. The work that has been done can only truly be appreciated on viewing.

Contact O'Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers on 091 564 212 for viewing arrangements and further details.

William F. Semple & Co. Solicitors, Lough Corrib House, 5 Waterside, Woodquay, Galway (091) 567371.

Pre-Registration Required In Order to Bid – By Phone or Online

Please familiarize yourself with the Auction Process prior to bidding: Please note the following:

€5,100 bidder security fee must be paid in advance in order to bid on the day (if unsuccessful this is fully refunded to you). If you are successful, you are immediately contracted on the drop of the hammer and the non-refundable balance of 10% must be paid immediately (€5,000 of your registration fee forms part of your 10% deposit).

Phone and Online bidding service available and you must pre-register to bid prior to Auction Day - you can register on our website under the auction tab at top of the homepage.

Register for legals on our website under the auction tab at top of the homepage (please note all legals may not be available for download until closer to the auction date - once you have registered you will receive an alert when they do become available). We always advise potential purchasers to have their solicitor review legals prior to bidding.

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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 ODonnellan & Joyce Auctioneers 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 ODonnellan & Joyce Auctioneers has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.
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5 Bed
1 Bath
1 Bath
2289 Sq Ft
No Parking

Property details

  • Splendid 19th century townhouse over 4 storeys
  • Built c. 1820
  • Large walled rear garden with two storey detached house and cottage which await modernisation
  • Access via rear entrance
  • Approx. 60m of laneway frontage
  • Overlooking Gort town square
  • Stone outbuildings to rear with potential


Entrance Hall




First Floor Landing

Lounge 2

Lounge 3

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If you are interested in this property, contact our sales agents today and give them some information about yourself, your buyer status and what you wish to do. Our team are on hand to guide you through the buying process and make sure that this purchase is one that you remember for all of the right reasons!

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