The Shopping Basket, Church Street, Athenry, Co. Galway H65 F250

Asking Price: 450,000.00


Frank Sweeney & Co. are offering for sale this substantial retail and residential property at Church Street, Athenry, Co. Galway. The shopping basket is a well known, long established and respected retail business in the town. It represents an excellent investment opportunity with its strong trading turnover. It is situated in the heart of the town beside the train station, church and schools. The residential part of the property is a large 5 bedroom semi detached townhouse with yard and lovely private rear garden.

The residential property consists of 5 bedrooms one of which has an en-suite and another has a w.c. There is a large kitchen diner as well as a large sitting room. Entrance hallway, landing, main bathroom, storeroom and utility complete the accommodation. This is a large residential property and is double glazed, heated by oil fired central heating. The retail property has a large open plan grocery and off-licence with an office/kitchen. A double gated side entrance leads to a large two storey storeroom and the rear of the residential property.

The entire property measures approximately 350 m2 (3767 sq.ft) and is on a site measuring 0.1 Hectare (0.247 Acres).

Athenry is the main commuter town for Galway City with its great transport links. It is well served by train, bus and motorway links all of which are a short distance from this property. This premises is one of the few in the town with a full off licence. This family run business is highly respected in the town and has a great reputation with young and old alike. There is a public car park at the church and train station 100m from the premises. The church provides a great passing trade as does the popular butchers across the road.

Excellent Investment Opportunity to acquire a large Retail/Residential property in the heart of Athenry town.


Residential Accommodation


Ground Floor

Hallway – 6m x 1.8m – Tiled floor, storage under stairs

Kitchen Diner – 4.3m x 6.13m – Timber floor, coving, fitted kitchen, French doors to yard and garden.

Utility – 1.8m x 1.7m – Tiled floor


First Floor

Landing – Carpet floor, hotpress

Bedroom 1 – 4.95m 3.9m – Laminate floor, fitted wardrobes

Main Bathroom – 3.64m x 2.4m – Tiled, bath and shower

Sitting Room – 5.7m x 4.5m – Carpet floor, open fire with attractive surround

Bedroom 2 – 2.9m x 2.7m – Laminate floor

Bedroom 3 – 2.9m x 4m – Laminate floor, fitted wardrobes

Store room – 4.5m x 2m – Carpet floor

Bedroom 4 with W.C – 5.5m x 2.5m – Red deal floor, W.C

Bedroom 5 with en-suite – 6m x 2.9m – Red deal floor, en-suite



Concrete yard

Gated private rear garden with mature trees and lawn

Boiler house


Additional Information

Double glazing

Oil central heating

Tiled roof

D1 Rating


Lift to first floor


Retail section

Grocery store with counter 10m x 5m – Tiled floor

Off Licence 5m x 5m – Tiled floor


Large external storage shed – 8.3m x 4..3m with stairs to attic storage of 8.3m x 4.3m

Gated side entrance with double gates



D1 Rating



Viewings are strictly by appointment with the auctioneers who are the sole selling agents


Price:  €450,000


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