St Michaels, Averard West, Galway City, Co. Galway

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Detached House
5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Detached House


Contact Name: Colm O'Donnellan

Agent: O'Donnellan & Joyce

PSR Licence Number: 001955

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We have been honoured to bring to market this exceptional historic Victorian residence set in its own private, mature grounds of just over half an acre on Taylor's Hill in Galway City situated in the area of Averard, a secluded woodland retreat in the heart of the city. Erected circa 1860 the property provides elegance, privacy and tranquillity with all the attractions and amenities of Galway and Salthill on its doorstep. It is within easy walking distance of numerous excellent primary and secondary schools.

"St Michael's" has been lovingly and carefully restored over the past 25 years retaining all its period features including original sash windows and shutters, high ceilings, wooden floors, cornicing, panelling and original fireplaces. At the same time all the luxuries and requirements of a modern family home have been added including oil fired central heating, en-suite bathrooms and many other comforts. The accommodation extends to approximately 3,700 square feet.

The hallway is a very impressive welcoming space with original panelled walls and cornicing and a lovely stained glass front door. To the left and right of the hallway are the two main reception rooms each with elegant windows facing into the gardens. Both rooms are beautifully decorated, ideal for family relaxation and formal entertaining. There is a third reception room on the ground floor which is currently used as a bedroom with an adjoining bathroom which has separate access into the garden. These rooms would make an ideal self- contained flat if required.

The generous kitchen is the heart of this warm family home with a double AGA, hand crafted cupboards and a granite worktop. Double doors lead out onto a generous west facing stone terrace ideal for dining al fresco on warm summer evenings. Just step into the garden for your own fresh herbs, vegetables and fruit, and a posy for the table.

An adjoining back stairs leads to bedrooms upstairs. Upstairs there are 5 beautiful bedrooms two of which have en-suite bathrooms. There is a separate family bathroom with a freestanding cast iron bath. The views from the bedrooms over Galway City and Galway Bay are breathtaking.

The house is surrounded by magnificent mature gardens and carefully tended lawns with planting to provide beauty and interest throughout the year.

The stone coach-house adjoining the main house could easily be converted into a wonderful mews.
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.


Porch - 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 0.959m
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

Rear Hall - 0.8m x 2.1m
with side staircase and laundry room

Utility Area -
Sink unit, plumbed for washing machine and dryer, timber flooring


Bedroom 1 - 5.4m x 4.7m
Double room, built in wardrobes, chest of drawers, side and front sash windows

En Suite - 3.6m x 3.0m
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
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

Outside Space
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


Stunning 5 bed detached period family residence
Situated on circa half an acre
Approximately 3,700 sq. ft.
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 panelling
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

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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 O'Donnellan & 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 O'Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

BER Details

BER No. 109855445

Energy Performance Indicator: 285.80 kWh/m2/yr

This property was last updated: 54 days ago

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Selling Agent

O'Donnellan & Joyce
Mary Street Galway City Co. Galway

Contact Name: Colm O'Donnellan

PSR Licence Number: 001955

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This Detached House located at St Michaels, Averard West, Galway City, Co. Galway is currently for sale. This property was last updated by O'Donnellan & Joyce 54 days ago. St Michaels, Averard West, Galway City, Co. Galway is priced as: €1,800,000 and has 5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms. View all properties for sale in Galway City, Co. Galway. View properties for sale with 5 bedrooms in Galway City, Co. Galway.
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St Michaels, Averard West, Galway City, Co. Galway