James L Murtagh

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Guide Price: 349,000

Lot 5, Newpark, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath

This 4-bedroom home exudes character and charm throughout and has been wonderfully maintained by its current owners. The residence is perched on a spectacular elevated site of approximately 0.67 acres commanding what only can be described as exceptional views of the countryside landscape. Although the property benefits from the peace and privacy the countryside offers, it is conveniently located less than 2km to the wonderful, historic, and bustling Castlepollard. Castlepollard has a rich and unique heritage with an attractive centre which offers an array of excellent social, essential, and educational services to the wider community.
This warm and inviting property boasts over 2190 sq. ft of living space over two floors with the sitting room and dining area situated to the front of the residence, both rooms have large windows providing foods of natural light, the dining room interconnects with the kitchen. The kitchen in this home is the epitome of a country style kitchen, the fully fitted units and muted tones compliment the colours of the landscape visible from the rear aspect views. The utility area is accessed by the kitchen with a stair leading you to the first floor, an area occupying over 714 sq ft of further accommodation, although in use as storage at present, this space offers a unique opportunity for an array of entertainment or living space and uses with the added benefit of a bathroom.
Returning to the ground floor and traversing through the kitchen to the hallway where four bedrooms are situated, the master (with ensuite and fitted wardrobes) and the remaining commanding rear aspect views. Two of the bedrooms have alternative uses at present which suit the needs of the current owner; however, one would make an ideal home office, further, the property is only 1.15hrs drive from Dublin which would suit those who work in the City yet want to reside in the idyllic countryside of Castlepollard.
Externally, the residence is bounded by landscaped gardens, front and rear and mature box hedging with ample room for further outdoor entertainment areas.
Accommodation as follows:
Foyer 1.50m x 3.85m
Hallway 10.98m x 0.95m
Living room 5.23m x 3.70m
Dining room 5.24m x 3.70m
Kitchen 4.47m x 4m
Utility 1.64m x 2.90m
Bathroom 1.81m x 2.90m
Bedroom 1 5.04m x 3.70m
Master ensuite 1.72m x 1.82m
Bedroom 2 2.76m x 2.90m
Bedroom 3 2.71m x 2.90m
Bedroom 4 2.77m x 2.90m
First Floor
Storage room 9.99m x 4.07m
Sitting area 3.51m x 4.07m
Storage room 3.05m x 1.95m
Bathroom 3.03m x 2.57m

This home is without a doubt, a beautiful starter home for the first-time buyers, those who wish to trade city life with the scenic countryside or those who with to downsize to a wonderful home.
Viewing of this property is highly recommended - by appointment only.

Excellent 4 bedroom home
Perched on a spectacular elevated site of approximately 0.67 acres
Exceptional views of the countryside landscape
Over 2190 sq. ft of living space over two floors
Deceptively spacious and light filled rooms
Conveniently located less than 2km to the wonderful, historic, and bustling Castlepollard

Important Info / Terms and Conditions


• Viewing:
If you wish to view the property, you should contact James L. Murtagh Auctioneers on 044-93-40088. We will facilitate you and arrange access for you and/or your surveyor.

• Description Of Property:
The particulars contained in our brochure / advertising / social media are issued by James L. Murtagh Auctioneers on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through them. All descriptions, dimensions, etc., included in the particulars, and any statements made by James L. Murtagh Auctioneers or our representatives, are made in good faith and are not intended to form a basis for any Contract. Any intending purchaser should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of same before committing themselves to a Contract. Any maps, plans or photographs in the brochure shall be indicative only and shall not form part of the Contract.

• Guide Price:
The guide price should not be construed as being the selling price of the property and it is the purchaser’s responsibility to decide on how much to bid at the auction.

• Legal Documentation:
Prior to the auction, the solicitor for the vendor will make available the legal documentation in relation to the property, copies of which are available from vendor’s solicitor. It is important to consult your solicitor in relation to the Contracts / Conditions Of Sale of the property before bidding as you will become legally bound by the said Contract / Conditions Of Sale if you are the highest bidder and the property is knocked down to you.

• Identification:
In order to register, it will be necessary to upload a copy of your passport / driving licence and proof of address, i.e., bank statement, correspondence from a Government agency / source, dated within the last 3 months.

• Registration:
In order to bid at the auction, it will be necessary to register with our office, 5 business days prior to the auction. The auctioneer assumes the bidder is bidding for himself/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 authorise us, as agents for the vendor, to sign the completed Contract for Sale on your behalf.

• Reserve Price:
The price agreed between the vendor and the auctioneer at which the property can be sold. In the event of the property not reaching the reserve, the auctioneer will deal exclusively with the highest bidder (for half an hour following the auction) in order to realise a satisfactory sale. If a deal is not concluded, then the auctioneer may deal with the under-bidders and any other interested parties following that period of negotiation.

• Deposit:
A deposit of €30 000 is required in order to bid and this is 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 non-refundable as soon as the property is sold and a binding Contract is entered into and the agents are hereby authorised 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 1 business day of the online auction. If you are not the successful purchaser, your deposit will be returned to you (in full).

• Successful Bidder online or floor bid.
The successful bidder (online or floor) will automatically be deemed to have entered a legally binding ‘contract for sale’ with the Vendor to buy the property or lot.
You agree:
1 Authorise the agent or the agents authorised representative, and/or an individual employed by the agent to oversee the auction contracts (authorised signatory) to execute the ‘contract for sale’ (and/or any other required auction contracts) on behalf of the successful bidder as agent for the successful bidder. Such execution will be electronically signed automatically.
2 The authorised signatory will only have the authority to execute and exchange ‘contracts for sale’ on the day of the auction subject to the lot/property reaching the reserve price or more or being sold after the auction.
3 The successful bidder will within five working days from the final date of the auction transfer the balance of the deposit under the ‘contract for sale’ to the agent. This is 10% of the plus VAT (if applicable) of the successful bidder’s final successful bid. The agent will forward the deposits in its entirety to the vendors solicitor.
Once executed, the ‘contract for sale’ is binding and the successful bidder is legally obliged to buy the lot / property at the successful bid submitted (online or on floor) plus VAT (if applicable)
The successful bidder must complete the transaction in accordance with the ‘contract for sale’.
The successful bidder is required to adhere to the ‘contract of sale’ in its entirety.

• General Conditions:
The highest bidder to be the purchaser, subject to the right of the owner to withdraw the property should the reserve not be met.
The Particulars and Conditions Of Sale may change prior to the auction and it is the sole responsibility of the bidder to make sure they have the latest version.
The auctioneer reserves the right to sell the property prior to auction, withdraw the property from auction, change the order of the Lots, or consolidate the Lots without any notice to any prospective purchaser.

• LSL Online Platform:
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