PROPERTY: Major site in Roscrea on market

PROPERTY: Major site in Roscrea on market

Comprising 60 acres, St. Anne's, Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea is now on the market with a guide price of €1,250,000.

Located two kilometres east of Roscrea town centre just off the M7 Dublin/Limerick motorway, the property features a large range of institutional buildings.

The majority are described as being occupied on an informal basis generating a r egular rental income.

There is approximately 95,000 square feet of external floor area with the potential for educational, healthcare and other uses, subject to planning permission.

The land in the sale comprises a wide range of institutional, residential and other buildings including Corville House, woodland, farmland and a historic walled garden.

Excluded from the sale are St. Anne’s Special School, the Abbey ruin with attached graveyard and two cemeteries.

Rights of way will be provided to ensure access to these sites.

The property is comprised within Folios TY33388 and TY27577F, standing on approximately 60 acres

The buildings occupied by The Daughters of Charity Service are presently the subject of an informal agreement under which rent is paid regularly.

The Auctioneers say that The Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary will enter into a lease with the purchaser in respect of The Lodge, under terms to be negotiated and agreed in due course. There will be vacant possession of the balance.

The principal house on the Estate, known as Corville House, was built about 1770 and owned by the Birch family who were wealthy landowners in the area.

Accommodation

The buildings occupied by The Daughters of Charity Service include:

The Villas, Residential Care Unit1

The Stables, Day Service Unit

Marian House, Day Service/Administrative Offices1

Bungalow No. 2 & Adjoining meeting room

Bungalow No. 3214

The Orchard (walled gardens)

The buildings occupied temporarily by St Anne’s School include:

The New Hall

Bungalow No.1 adjoining The New Hall

The balance includes:

The Lodge. Modern residence at the entrance

Corville House - Currently configured with 24 bedrooms of which 20 are en suite

East wing

West wing

Chapel

St. Mary’s Hall

Stores

Shalom Detached House

Bungalow No. 4213

The selling agents say there is potential for educational, healthcare and other uses, subject to planning permission.

The total is comprised of 8,822 square metres.

For Viewing Details contact the Joint Agents:

REA Seamus Browne, Main Street, Roscrea - 0505 23158

Lisney, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 - 01 6382700.