Quirky gate keeper's cottage circa 1840 in Ireland for $237k USD


  • 2 bedrooms + 1 bathroom

  • Located in Athenry, Ireland

  • Found at Former Glory

Carefully restored and tastefully decorated railway building built circa 1840, centrally located by Athenry Train Station and a short walk to the town centre.The Gate Keepers Lodge on Station Road, Athenry, Co. Galway comes to the market carefully restored and tastefully decorated throughout. This property was built circa 1840 and the stone work was taken down in Castle Ellen and used to construct the lodge in the town.


This cute stone building is centrally located next door to Athenry Train Station and only a short walk to Athenry town centre and a range of amenities. The property also has private off road parking for two vehicles and a separate storage yard and sheds.


The property comprises of an entrance porch (tiles to floor), living room (semi-solid timber floor, solid fuel stove, bright and spacious), kitchen / dining area (solid timber fitted kitchen units, Beetonette solid fuel range, Belfast sink and brass fittings), bedroom 1 (semi-solid timber floor, fitted wardrobes), bedroom 2 (tiles to floor, open fireplace), bathroom / en-suite (tiles floor to ceiling, corner shower, toilet and hand basin) and an attic space (accessed from two points and could possibly be converted for other uses).


This property really does tick all the right boxes for someone that is looking to have everything they need in short walking distance from their forever home. No doubt you will be impressed by the way in which it is presented with its rustic charm and the care it has received from its current owners.

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