Stylish period townhouse on Newcastle Road

O'Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is offering for sale a magnificent mid-terrace property located on Newcastle Road directly opposite the Presentation Primary School. Seldom does such a stylish period townhouse full of character and charm come to the market. It is rare to find a city centre dwelling so tastefully presented with all modern conveniences while still maintaining the grace and elegance of its period. With five star features throughout, this breathtaking home balances traditional and contemporary styles with ease.

No 17 Newcastle Road is a rare three bed gem in the city. The property is presented and maintained in turnkey condition throughout. The current owner has spared no expense in upgrading the property to a modern standard of energy efficiency while still maintaining its wonderful period details.

On entering there is a wide and spacious hall and porch boasting the original terrazzo flooring, characteristic of the period. The décor retains the original high picture rails and dado rails in the hall and stairs, and the original staircase remains an impressive statement piece.

Space and light are abundant with high ceilings and large windows, including the magnificent bay window with feature wood shutters. An attractive solid fuel cast-iron stove has been discreetly added to an impressive fire surround in the sitting room, combining both charm and cost-effective heating. The original wide floorboards have been sanded and varnished in the sitting room to add further charm and practicality to the character.

The large kitchen and dining room is open plan in style with the added feature of a striking red oil-fired stove, double windows overlooking the rear garden draw in vast amounts of light, creating a wonderful atmosphere, and the kitchen provides ample storage and shelving. A separate utility room completes the accommodation on the ground floor with access to the rear paved garden.

Upstairs the accommodation continues to impress with access to three bright and spacious bedrooms with feature wood shutters and the original wide floorboards, which have been lovingly sanded and varnished continuing the period charms of the property. A main family bathroom and a separate toilet with wash hand basin completes the accommodation on the first floor.

The property is within walking distance of NUIG, UHG, Galway city centre, and Salthill. The property would be an exceptional family home, holiday home, or gilt edged investment. Viewing is highly recommended and guaranteed not to disappoint.

The BER is F. Asking price is €370,000.

Contact Niall Browne of O'Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers Ltd on 091 564212 or view on


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