Galway Property Specialists
Exchange House, Church Street, Athenry, Co. Galway
091 850 802
PSRA Licence No: 001860

'The Arches', Farnablake, Athenry, GalwaySold D2

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The property is located in a highly convenient and well-established residential location approx. 1 mile from Athenry town on the main Craughwell road and only a few minutes to the Athenry interchange onto the Galway/ Dublin M6 motorway outside Athenry.

All important residential amenities are available locally in this popular Heritage and Market town to include excellent National and Secondary schools, shopping centre, array of local retail outlets, eateries, pubs, hotels, community facilities and leisure & entertainment amongst others.

Athenry town also benefits from an excellent rail service on the Galway/ Dublin/ Limerick routes.


This substantial property comprises a 1980s built spacious 4 bedroomed extensive residence which has been very well kept and maintained and boasts fine lawned & landscaped front and rear gardens with tarmac entrance driveway.

A unique feature is the property comes with an ancillary commercial unit/ workshop to the side of the house with its own separate entrance and spacious dedicated tarmac forecourt. The commercial unit housed a successful local business up until recently where it is now currently leased on a short term basis.

The residence known as 'The Arches' offers excellent extensive residential accommodation and extends to a sizeable floor area of approx. 2,850 sq.ft. which includes an integral garage and front porch & veranda area. The house is constructed of concrete block wall construction and was well-insulated. The property has oil fired central heating and solid fuel fireplaces. The windows are mainly timber teak double glazed and part PVC. There is generous reception and living areas and 4 fine spacious bedrooms and a valuable integral garage which has two chambers with front and rear access doors, ideal for many purposes including working from home/ remote working possibilities.


Excellent and rare opportunity to acquire a substantial family home in a tremendous residential location at Athenry in such a convenient area and benefitting from a valuable commercial unit which could be used for investment purposes and/or dual business purposes for the astute purchaser.


Timber teak double glazed windows and part PVC
Oil fired central heating with modern condensing oil boiler
Excellent generous accommodation throughout with 4 large bedrooms with master en-suite.
Spacious reception / living room areas
Spacious entrance / hallway with porch.
Ancillary storage / garage area (separate entrance from outside).
Approx. excess of 0.5 acre we understand.
Located approx. 1 mile from Athenry Town Centre.
Located very close to new interchange on the M6 on the outskirts of Athenry Town.
Attractive residential proposition with potential commercial investment opportunity from self-contained commercial unit or residence with adjacent commercial unit ideal for a dual purpose purchaser.

BER Details




The accommodation briefly comprises as follows: Approx. Dimensions - sq.ft.

Front porch 10.9 x 3.3 (avg) with sliding aluminium door, tiled floor, solid Teak door
Entrance hall 15.40 x 10.90 carpet, coving, arched inlay
Living room 18.44 x 18.12 with open fireplace, carpet, coving,
wall lights
Dining room 17.38 x 11.92 (off kitchen) with laminate floor, feature open
fireplace with marble & timber surrounds,
service hatch to family room
Kitchen 11.98 x 11.33 with fitted kitchen, sink, cooker, plumbed for
washing machine, terra cotta style tiled
floor, timber panelled ceiling, generous
worktop area
Utility 11.94 x 7.09 laminate floor, sink, fitted units, plumbed for
washing machine, back door, fitted shelving
Toilet 5.46 x 3.04 small toilet
Family room 12.96 x 11.98 carpet, built in TV unit & overhead display
unit, blinds & curtains, service hatch

Bathroom 11.93 x 6.9 with wc, whb, bath & shower mixer, tiled
over bath, separate shower (electric)
Bedroom 1 11.44 x 10.61 red deal stained floor, 2x BIW
Bedroom 2 11.43 x 11.16 plus BIW, carpet
Bedroom 3 13.83 x 11.41 with BIW & vanity unit with whb, stained red deal floors
Bedroom4/ Master ensuite 12.52 x 11.92 including BIW & vanity unit, carpet,
Curtains & blinds
Ensuite with wc, whb, shower, fully tiled, fitted mirror
& fixtures
Corridor 32.29 x 3.64 long corridor with hot press & cupboard
Units, carpet, plus end storage press

Integral garage with 2 chambers, front & rear door access

Spacious, lawned & landscaped front & rear gardens
Front tarmac entrance driveway
Rear patio area
Fine shed - Annexe approx. 550 sq.ft. to rear

Separate Commercial Unit:
Workshop/ unit - Approx 1,980 sq.ft. (60ft x 33ft average) with separate access
Generous tarmac forecourt area
Side garden/ yard area


The property is situated approx. 1 mile out from Athenry town on the Athenry/ Craughwell road just before flyover on the right hand side. Our signs are on the property.

Eircode - residential, 'The Arches' H65 DA56
Eircode - commercial unit - H65 PP40

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