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Fort Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford – Auction Report

SOLD OCTOBER 2022 – Well-Located 3 Bedroom Residence on Mature C. 0.2 Acre Corner Site With Commercial/Development Potential For Sale By Online Auction on Friday 14th October 2022 at 12.30PM

Fort Road, close to Gorey’s Main Street

Today’s auction saw a three bedroom property ‘within a stone’s throw’ of the Main Street brought to the market. Added to its central location, the property offers a spacious 0.2 acre site with development potential. The property was guided at €260,000 and had “attracted strong interest since its launch” according to property consultant Jack Quinn.

Jack added that “interest came from several buyer types, including those seeking to downsize and re-locate to the town while others had an eye on the development potential of the site. Although the property has been used as a dwelling until recent times, there are several precedents for its conversion to commercial/office space.”

The auction commenced with an opening bid of €230,000 and with prompt bidding, €300,000 was soon reached. After three further bids, the property stood at €330,000 and a break was called to take client instructions.

Upon resumption of the auction, the property was declared “on the market” and further bids were invited. Without delay, an offer of €335,000 was made and after four addition bids the hammer fell at €352,000.

The property occupies a large corner site of 0.2 acres

After the auction, Jack stated that “our client was delighted with the result, which exceeded all expectations.” He added that “there were five registered bidders, with three active on the day”. The sales price equates to 35% over the guide price for Fort Road. You can view the property listing here.

Our next auction takes place on November 8th where a large residential/commercial premises in Ballygarrett, Co. Wexford come to the market. More details are available here. On the same day, we will also offer a c. 57.4 acre residential holding at Peppardscastle, Ballygarrett, Co. Wexford. Further details to include drone footage can be accessed here.

With the property market continuing to perform well, please contact us if you are considering selling your property, either by way of auction or private treaty.

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