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Surveyor's House, The Quay, Westport, Co Mayo, F28CX79

€745,000 - Asking Price For Sale by Private Treaty 327 sqm approx

BER D1 Rating

Description

Surveyor’s House is a very unique double fronted period property excellently located adjacent to Westport Quay and just a short walk from Westport town centre.

The original house was built in the 1760s, in the Georgian style and has period features still intact including fireplaces and ornate plasterwork. The current owner’s family have resided in the property since 1820, originally as tenants to Lord Sligo and subsequently purchased the property in 1911.

This exceptional residence has had a number of guises in its history including a section being used as a licensed premises in the early 1900s.

The main residence comprises of entrance hallway, living room, dining room, kitchen, study, four bedrooms (one en suite) and bathroom. To the side via a small laneway is the entrance to an additional self-contained house, also with many of the original features. Its accommodation includes a large open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room, living room and two en suite bedrooms.

The currently layout of the two separate houses (under one roof) could be easily converted back into one substantial dwelling with minimal expenditure.

Externally, there is a small stone paved courtyard which can be accessed from both houses, a charming walled garden with two stone sheds and a large side courtyard with a block shed.

Rooms

  • Entrance Hall (2.7m x 1.7m & 4.5m x 1.8m Fanlight front door, quarry tile floor, painted wall panelling, feature cornicing, carpeted staircase, under stairs storage)
  • Living Room (5.8m x 4.2m High ceiling with cornicing, feature wall plasterwork, original fireplace and overmantel with natural gas fire, double glazed timber sash windows with side panelling, semi-solid white oak floor)
  • WC (2.3m x 1.0m Fully tiled with quarry tile floor, wc, whb, space for installing shower)
  • Kitchen Dining Room (2.6m x 2.2m & 4.4m x 3.6m Traditional style quarry tiled floor, hand crafted pine kitchen with granite counter tops and ceramic sink, Rangemaster gas/electric cooking theatre, large bay window seating area, painted timber ceiling, door to side courtyard)
  • Dining Room/Sitting Room (4.2m x 3.5m & 2.2m x 1.7m Pine floor, fireplace with inset gas stove, large bay window)
  • First Floor:
  • Study (2.7m x 2.1m Semi-solid oak floor, shelving)
  • Bathroom (2.5m x 1.6m & 1.8m x 1.4m Tiled floor, cast iron rolltop bath, shower, wc, whb)
  • Master Bedroom (5.4m x 4.2m Double windows with water views, original fireplace, carpeted)
  • En Suite (2.9m x 2.0m Steps down from bedroom, tiled floor, shower, wc, bidet, whb)
  • Bedroom Two (4.2m x 3.2m Semi-solid oak floor, dual aspect windows)
  • Second Floor:
  • Bedroom Three (3.6m x 2.65m Semi-solid maple floor)
  • Bedroom Four (4.2m x 3.5m Semi-solid oak floor, dual aspect windows)
  • SIDE HOUSE
  • Entrance Hall (3.4m x 1.2m Lino flooring, storage cupboards)
  • Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room (10.3m x 3.8m & 4.2m x 3.9m Oak parquet floor (lino in kitchen area), limed oak kitchen with integrated oven, hob and fridge freezer, fireplace, understair storage press for washing machine)
  • Living Room (5.4m x 4.3m Carpeted, double sash windows with water views,)
  • First Floor:
  • Bedroom One (4.1m x 3.2m Carpeted, built in wardrobes)
  • En Suite (2.8m x 2.1m Fully tiled, shower, wc, whb, heated towel rail)
  • Bedroom Two (4.3m x 3.7m Carpeted, double sash windows with water views)
  • En Suite & Walk-in Wardrobe (3.1m x 2.0m Carpeted, shower, wc, whb, shelved wardrobe)

BER Information

  • Rating: BER D1
  • Number: 108424722
  • Energy Performance Indicator: 237.13 kWh/m²/yr

About the Area

Westport is a town in County Mayo, situated at the south-east corner of Clew Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. It is a popular tourist destination, and scores highly for Quality of Life. It has also won the prestigious Irish Tidy Towns Competition three times; in 2001, 2006 and 2008. In 2012 it won the Best Place to Live in Ireland competition run by The Irish Times. This highlights the strong community values in the area.

Between the last two censuses (2006 and 2011) the town has shown growth in population, from 5163 to 5543.

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