For sale with Helen Cassidy Auctioneers
Killeen Castle – a five bedroom 17th-century castle situated on about 1.1 acres of mature gardens in Castlegar, County Galway, Ireland.
It’s not often that one gets to buy your own home with its very own castle but Killeen Castle in Castlegar this rare opportunity is now available.
The residence is steeped in history – the Tower part of the residence dates back to 1500′s when it was built by the Redmond Burke of the Blake/Burke family with the centre portion of the property built in the 1800s – the additional extension was architecturally designed and added in 2001.
Described in the recent past by an archaeologist as “A small but very well formed stone-built castle, rising to four floors and in good structural condition – ‘The Ground floor has two entrances, both having rounded arches….. there is a barrel vault (Ceiling) to the ground floor and second floor chambers. A spiral staircase leads to the three floors above, with a narrower stone stairs leading to a wall-walk at parapet level. The third floor is lit by twin ogee-headed windows in each wall.
The property is located in the Castlegar area three miles outside of Galway city on the Claregalway / Tuam Road.
From the roof of the tower you can see Croagh Patrick to the north, the Galway racecourse to the east and the Burren to the West.
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The Accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: ( at Castle Entrance: )
with Glass door to sunny patio, vaulted ceiling, spiral staircase leading to 1st and 2nd Floor.
leading to fully fitted Kitchen/ Dining Room with Wood Burning Stove,
Glass Doors to sunny patio, Georgian style windows and door to front of property/ driveway.
Wrought iron staircase to 1st Floor.
Sitting room with Glass doors to sunny patio and garden access.
Utility, Downstairs WC.
Master bedroom above Great Hall, Galleried Landing,
Shower room, Single Bedroom,
Twin Bedroom with Bath,
Second Floor: ( Only in Tower House:)
Double Bedroom, access to the battlements.