The Old Friary
Entire Building 281.554 sq. metres (3,030 sq. ft)
37 Laurence Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth A92 N24N
A prime residential property with some commercial use.
37 Laurence Street, known as The Old Friary, is an impressive 2 storied over part basement Georgian building located in the centre of Laurence Street next to the High Lanes Gallery and across the road from St Laurence Town Centre. In the prime professional area of Drogheda Town.
It has been used over the years for residential use by the Franciscan Friars and for the last twenty years by the Franciscan Sisters.
It has been meticulously well maintained, and is in a walk in condition.
This property contains fine features including well-proportioned rooms, an abundance of reception and bedrooms, high ceilings, ceiling cornicing and sash windows. Rooms are large, bright and spacious and some offer excellent views down Laurence Street. It contains 6 bedrooms and there is potential to convert the numerous ancillary reception rooms into another 3 bedrooms thus creating c. 9 bedrooms.
This property is sure to appeal to many seeking a top class investment, with massive residential / accommodation appeal, and/or with some commercial element.
The Property is a Listed Building:
See Record of Protected Structure: 37 Laurence Street Drogheda – House ID DB-264 NIAH-No 13619040 – “Four- bay, Two- storey early 19th Century, of yellow brick with elliptical headed doorcase.
The Franciscan Friary has played a significant role in the local community. This classically proportioned house is a fine addition to this streetscape.
Accomodation: The accomodation is mainly laid out over 2 floors. (there is also a small basement)
Ground Floor. Hallway, Inner Hall, Bedroom 1, Diningroom, Sittingroom, Kitchen, Mass Office reception, Mass office services, small chapel.
Basement : 2 stores.
This basement has direct access from the side yard.
1st Floor : 5 bedrooms (5 with en- suites) Laundry Room, Bathroom, Hotpress
Outside: There is an enclosed yard at the rear, plus a 2nd service side yard.
It commands 2 separate street entrance doors.
Location: This location enjoys a multitude of amenities close by, including, Laurence Town Centre, Marks & Spencer’s, Boots, High Lanes Gallery and Café, Starbucks, and a variety of Cafés and restaurants and retail choices.
There is a multi-storey car park in the adjacent Laurence Town Centre.
Close to Drogheda’s main West Street with many businesses, banks etc nearby.