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Shanvoley, Aughrim, Co. Galway

Price on Request

Detached House

For Sale



James L. Murtagh Auctioneers are delighted to offer for sale by Public Auction this c.24.5 acre parcel with derelict residence forming part of the larger c.42 acre farm at Shanvoley, Aughrim, Co. Galway (in one or more lots). This farm is approached by a tree lined avenue with mature beech trees at the entrance. The derelict residence is situated at the end of the avenue and in the centre of the holding and although this is derelict, it offers a unique opportunity for the prospective purchaser to restore to its former glory. The residence is set in a picturesque area and also retains many of its original features including corner, key and cut stones sills. As the residence has been vacant for a number of years, the new owners may avail of the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant. This grant is funded by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage through the Croi Conaithe (Towns) Fund and you apply through your local authority. The grant provides funding for the refurbishment of vacant and derelict homes. One can get a grant of up to 70,000e to turn a derelict house or building into your permanent home or a rental property. This holding benefits from a live planning application to construct a two-storey dwelling on the lands which is due to expire in April 2025. The planning application can be reviewed under ref: 20263-Galway Local Authority Planning Portal. This provides a positive planning history for the new purchasers. The lands are bounded by the Ballinure River and are laid out in several neat divisions delineated by natural hedging and trees, all in permanent pasture and of majority good quality grazing lands with excellent road frontage from the southern boundary of the holding.
Joint Agent: Raymond Clarke, Clarke Auctioneers, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. Ph: (094) 925 0885
Directions: From Aughrim, head on the L4401 towards Kiltormer an travel for 2.5km, turn left at Hurneys Forge and travel towards Shanvoley for approximately 1km and the property will be on the left hand side clearly identified by our James L. Murtagh Sales Boards. The following Eircode is for DIRECTIONAL purposes only – H53 NP46 (the property is opposite this Eircode)
Auction: The auction takes place at Gullanes Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway and online on the LSL platform at 3.30pm on Thursday 18th July 2024. Solicitor: Ms. Karen O’Malley, Karen O’Malley & Co, Westport, Co. Mayo. Ph: (098) 27757 Registration: In order to bid at the auction, it will be necessary to register with our office before 11th July 2024 The auctioneer assumes the bidder is bidding for himself or herself. If the bidder intends to purchase a lot in a name other than his or her personal name, arrangements must be made with the auctioneers in advance. By registering, you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions of the auction and authorised us, as agents for the vendor, to sign the completed contract for sale on your behalf. A deposit of 20,000 is required in order to bid for the property. These deposits are payable in advance of the auction by online bank transfer. Our bank details will be provided to you at registration. The successful bidder’s deposit will become nonrefundable as soon as the property is sold and a binding contract is entered into and the agents are hereby authorized to sign the Contract for Sale on your behalf. The deposit payable on the signing of the contract is 10% of the purchase price. If there is a shortfall in the deposit furnished by the purchaser prior to the auction, then the purchaser shall be required to lodge the balance of the deposit with the auctioneers within one business day of the online auction. If you are not the successful purchaser, your deposit will be returned to you in full. For further details contact us at James L Murtagh Auctioneers, 34 Mount Street, Mullingar, Co Westmeath Tel. 044 934 0088.


  • C.24.5 acre parcel with derelict residence
  • In one or more lots
  • Retains many of its original features including corner, key and cut stones sills
  • Benefits from planning permission for dwelling house - ref: 20263-Galway Local Authority Planning Portal
  • New owners may avail of the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant - up to 70,000
  • Easy access to major road networks
  • All in permanent pasture and majority good quality grazing lands
  • Joint Agent: Raymond Clarke - Clarke Auctioneers, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
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