Search Results

Freshford House on 1.76 acres, Waterford Road, Co. Kilkenny, R95 RR27

Development & Land Property (12,850.00 sqft) Sale Agreed

Sale Agreed
13 bedrooms    


  • Landmark Residence Building on 1.73 acres with Development Potential
  • Prominent residence & administration building in Kilkenny City.
  • Centrally located just 750m from High Street and The Parade.
  • 13 Room residence (en suite) with Chapel & function rooms.
  • In use as residence and educational facility for a religious order
  • Well maintained and in ‘Walk-In’ condition for similar user.
  • Valuable development opportunity (Subject to .P.P.)
  • Site area of 0.7 ha (1.73 acres)
  • Extends to approx. 1,194 sqm (12,850 sqft) of Gross Internal Area


Freshford House is an prominent property situated in a location in the heart of Kilkenny City just 750m from the junction of High Street and the Parade. The building enjoys considerable prominence on the western side of the Waterford Road due to the road frontage and prestigious set of gates at the entrance. It is situated close to the many important commercial, hotel, guest house and business occupiers of Kilkenny City centre. It also indirectly adjoins an important residential redevelopment site situated on the north western boundary of the property (Ref: 16429 Kilkenny County Council- Former James Stephens GAA Club practice pitch, Nuncio Road, Deansground, Kilkenny).

Full Description

Freshford House is an opportunity to acquire a spacious educational, administration and residence facility with 13 bedrooms (en suite) on a site of approximately 0.70 hectares (1.73 Acres). The building comprises a two storey building with apex roof together with a chapel and ancillary buildings extending to approx. 1,194 sqm (12,850 sqft) of Gross Internal Area. 

The building provides short term accommodation for religious order trainees and long term accommodation for clergy / management. The entire property is immaculately maintained and is currently in ‘Walk-In’ condition for similar users. Features include a modern central heating system and Fire Detection & Alarm system meeting the current standards.


Land Use Zoning

The land use zoning is for 'Community Facilities' under the Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan 2014 to 2020. This is defined as: “To protect, provide and improve community facilities”.


Permitted Uses: First, second and third level educational facilities, incubator businesses linked to established third level facilities, religious and cultural facilities, public
buildings, churches, hospitals, convents, community centres and halls, school playing fields, orphanages, hostels, halting sites, cemeteries, libraries, public service installations and nursing homes.


Further Development

The site has a valuable further development potential (subject to planning permission) given the zoning and its regular shape. It also provides an opportunity to let and
generate an income. The building is not on the record of protected structures.


Viewing / Further Information

For further information or to organise a viewing, please contact:


FitzGerald Auctioneers

24 Patrick Street, Kilkenny


David FitzGerald, Phone No: 056 777 0888





St. Stephen’s Green House, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Phone No: 01 638 2700

JP FlynnPhone No: 01-638 2790



Available on Request.


Floor Plans

Available on request.


Viewing Details

By special appointment with the sole letting agent, Lisney.

BER Details


Contact Details

Address: St Stephen's Green House, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Telephone: +353-1-638 2700 or you can also email us at

Lisney for themselves and the Vendor/Lessor whose Agents they are give notice that:

1. These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.

2. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of the Agents or the Vendor/Lessor and none of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact.

3. The particulars, various plans, photographs, dimensions, references to condition and permissions for use and occupation  are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and any intending Purchasers or Tenants shall satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to correctness of each of them. No omission, accidental error or misdescription shall be ground for a claim for compensation or for the rescission of the contract by either the Vendor/Lessor or the Purchaser/Tenant.

  4. Neither the Vendor/Lessor nor Lisney nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to the property. 5. Prices are quoted exclusive of VAT (unless otherwise stated) and all negotiations are conducted on the basis that the Purchaser/Tenant shall be liable for any VAT arising on the transaction. PSRA No. 001848.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Recently Sold or Let in this area

  • The Bróg Maker, Castlecomer Road,, Co. Kilkenny, Kilkenny, R95