54 Main Street54 Main Street54 Main Street

54 Main Street,

Midleton, P25P268

6 Bed House

Asking price €375,000

6 Bedrooms

1 Bathroom

BER rating F
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Contact Sherry Fitzgerald O'Donovan (Mallow)

PSR Licence: 003457

+353 22 42651

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Asking price €375,000


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BER Rating

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  • Prime Freehold opportunity
  • Incredible location
  • Good structural condition throughout
  • Imposing three storey premises
  • Front and rear access
  • Approx. 228 sqm / 2,451 sq ft inclusive of shop
  • Bursting with character and immense potential
  • Further enhanced with commercial premises attached
  • Suitable for a variety of uses, subject to planning
  • May qualify for the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant.
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Sherry FitzGerald O'Donovan are delighted to present 54 Main Street, Midleton to the market.

We expect that this property will qualify for the Vacant Homes Property Refurbishment Grant.

This iconic house originally built between the late 18th and early 19th century has certainly stood the test of time. Since it's original purchase, it has only passed hands between two families. First purchased by the current family in 1858, it has been home to six generations, most notably Michael John Fitzgerald McCarthy, a prominent and well-known Barrister and Author of " Five Years in Ireland" (1895-1900), this book was one of the most controversial best-sellers in Ireland at the time, greatly influencing contemporaries such as James Joyce.

Accommodation briefly consisting of approx. 228 sqm / 2,454 sq ft (inclusive of shop) and comprises of an entrance hall, store room, living room and kitchen/diner, whilst the shop consists of two good sized street facing rooms and a WC to the ground floor, on the first floor you will find another large living room, three double bedrooms and a bathroom, whilst the second floor consists of two double bedrooms and a single bedroom, all in need of complete modernisation.

Distillery Lane and as such has front and rear vehicular access. It benefits from a high pedestrian footfall and also a large volume of vehicular traffic. Parking is available via the rear access or on the main street and it also benefits from a large public car park to the rear.

Whilst in clear need of moderisation and refurbishment it has endless scope and immense potential.

Viewings strictly by appointment with the sole selling agents, Sherry FitzGerald O'Donovan. Ground floor  
Entrance Hall 7.14m x 5.1m Large, bright and welcoming entrance hall, with external back door to backyard.
Store 1.1m x 2.15m Tiled storage underneath stairs.
Living Room 4.74m x 3.9m Large, bright and warm living room, carpeted throughout.
Kitchen/Diner 4.36m x 4m Large and bright Kitchen/Dining Room with external door.
Commercial Ground floor  
Shop 1 3.32m x 2.78m Laminate flooring.
W.C. 1.43m x 0.86m Two piece w.c.
Shop 2 4.42m x 4.44m Laminate flooring.
First floor  
Landing 2m x 1.98m Wooden flooring, in need of moderisation.
Bedroom 2 3.59m x 3.3m Large double bedroom, carpeted throughout.
Bedroom 3 3.1m x 3.1m Double bedroom, carpeted throughout.
Hallway 4.77m x 3.2m Carpeted hallway.
Bathroom 3.29m x 3.08m Three piece carpeted bathroom.
Master Bedroom 4.49m x 4.13m Large double bedroom, carpeted throughout.
Second floor  
Bedroom 4 4.81m x 3.41m Wooden flooring with velux, in need of complete moderisation.
Bedroom 5 4.81m x 3.69m Wooden flooring with velux, in need of complete moderisation.
Bedroom 6 2.63m x 3.1m Wooden flooring with velux, in need of complete moderisation.
BER Number: 116635228
Energy Performance Indicator: 387.03

Midleton (pop. 3,798), 11 miles from Cork City on the N25, is the main market town for the East Cork region, and serves a prosperous agricultural hinterland. The town has a long history, dating back to the foundation of a Cistercian monastery in the 12th century. Today the town is probably best known for its whiskey, distilled here since 1825. You can learn all about the history of Irish whiskey and see how it was made in the Jameson Heritage Centre sited in the beautifully restored old distillery buildings. Midleton is also known for good restaurants and food. Not far from Midleton, near the village of Shanagarry is the famous Ballymaloe cooking school.

BER Details

BER Rating: F

BER No.: 116635228

Energy Performance Indicator: 387.03 kWh/m²/yr

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