Former Religious Nursing Home. Ideal Residential or Commercial Development opportunity.
The former nursing home is on a corner site at the entrance of the small unfinished private estate Caislean Breac in the Village of Newtownforbes, walking distance from the shops pub church etc. The Development is accessed just off the N4 Dublin-Sligo Road.
The old period building was originally a priest’s house but most recently a nursing home run by a religious order. There is a total gross internal floor area of c. 663 Sq. meters (c. 7,136 Sq.Ft.) There was expired planning permission granted to convert the building to restaurant use. The building is currently in poor condition and would require major refurbishment and renovation works. There are a number of distinct features and the building is listed. This building is on a total site area of c. 0.296 hectares (c. 0.731 acres)
Newtownforbes is located in the west of county Longford, 8 Km North West of Longford Town. It is a rapidly expanding town, partly due to its strategic location, being in close proximity to Longford Town, as well as on the main N4 Dublin – Sligo route, along with it’s picturesque surroundings and traditional layout.
Newtownforbes has grown dramatically in recent years per head of population, compared with the county as a whole. The current population of Newtownforbes is c. 759 (CSO 2011) up from 668 in 2006. The village is a popular residential location for many people working in Longford Town.
SITE LOCATION GPS: 53.7693, -7.8326