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Convent & 2.3 Ha of Land, Main Street, Lanesborough, , N39 P6E5

Guide Price €295,000
  • status Sale
  • style Office
  • Price Guide Price €295,000
  • Style Office
  • Heating None
  • Size 800 Sq. M. (8,611 Sq. Ft.)
  • Status Sale
  • Rating F
Contact the agent: +353 90 648 9000
Kathy McDonagh Kathy McDonagh 001297-008307 Andrew Carberry Andrew Carberry 001297-005386


A unique opportunity to acquire a former convent and lands in Lanesborough, Co. Longford. The property is for sale in either one or two lots. The convent and lands can be sold separately or in one lot together.

The convent comprises c. 800 sq. m. (8,611 sq. ft.) and is laid out over ground, first and second floor. The property is in need of refurbishment. The convent is located in an area zoned commercial/residential. The first-floor classrooms were changed in to offices under Planning Ref: 05/5548.

The convent would be suited to a variety of uses (subject to planning permission).

The lands to the rear of 2.3 ha (5.68 acres) are good quality lands that are currently in agricultural use. The lands are currently zoned Social/Community/Education/Public Utility which is to primarily provide for educational, health, social, cultural, religious and community facilities.

The lands have a positive planning history, having previously been granted planning permission by Longford County Council for 48 residential units on the land in 2004, this planning application has now lapsed. [Planning Ref: PL04/444]

This property is offered for sale by unconditional auction. The successful bidder is required to pay a 10% deposit and contracts are signed immediately on acceptance of a bid. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price. Terms and conditions apply to this sale.


  • Former Convent comprising c. 800 sq. m. (8,611 sq. ft.) with frontage on to Main Street, Lanesborough
  • Site Area of 2.51 ha (6.2 acres)
  • Land to the rear comprising 2.3 ha (5.68 acres) with expired planning permission for 48 units with separate access adjacent to Lanesborough Primary School
  • Available for sale in lots (if required)
  • Suitable for a variety of uses (S.P.P)

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Lanesborough - Ballyleague or more commonly known as just Lanesborough is a town in the midlands with a population of circa 800 people. Lanesborough is on the County Longford (east) side and Ballyleague on the County Roscommon (west) side of the River Shannon. They are located at the northern tip of Lough Ree on the N63 national secondary road.

The nearest urban centres are Longford town (16 km north-east on the N63) and Roscommon Town (15 km south-west on the N63). Ballymahon is 20 km south-east on the R392.

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