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9 Nun’s Island, Galway, H91 XV6D

Terrace House

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*** INVITING OFFERS OVER €850K*** This is a stunning example of modernized & refurbished homes in Galway at it's very finest. Originally constructed in late 1800's this part of old Galway is absolutely steeped in history & folklore.
Nun's Island consists of a number of listed buildings, the "Bish" boys secondary school, Poor Clare's convent (enclosed order) & a host of other historic buildings. Located just around the corner from NUIG & Galway Cathedral, salmon weir bridge, Galway court house & town hall - not to mention the proximity to the famous Latin Quarter, Quay Street & Shop street - the area is a veritable treasure trove of history, culture, vibrant night life, fabulous restaurants, shops, farmers market - the list is practically endless!
No. 9 has been extensively architecturally refurbished, upgraded & modernized in 2015 to provide the very best in luxury, contemporary living accommodation.
The property is laid out of 3 floors & is as follows: entrance hall & porch leading a lounge with wall mounted recessed solid fuel glass fronted fireplace with double doors to patios & there is also a reading nook where one can sit, read a book & watch the world go by through the tall picture window, adjacent to the lounge is the open plan kitchen & dining area - the kitchen comes with an abundance of beautiful sleek built in units with granite worktops & all Neff top quality appliances - a dining & informal lounge area is adjacent to the kitchen. Polished concrete flooring.
Imposing double sliding doors lead to rear gardens & river room - more of which will be discussed in detail later.
At 1st floor level there are 2 double bedrooms which share a large bathroom with bath, separate shower, raised WC, heated wall mounted radiator & sink with vanity unit.
At 2nd floor level there are a further 2 double bedrooms which also share an en-suite with electric shower, WC, sink with vanity unit & wall mounted stainless heated towel rail & radiator.
The property itself has the "total" WOW factor & the "River room" at the rear of the property is the icing on the cake!
This room, which was reclaimed from an old building on the site, is a state of the art entertainment , reading room, idyllic home office, & presents with a solid fuel stove, natural wood flooring, raised ceilings & double sliding doors which lead to a large wooden deck right out onto the Corrib river with stunning & almost unique views onto Galway city from the most unusual aspect - one can view & enjoy the hustle & bustle of Galway city & at the same time enjoy the Corrib flowing past on its way out to Galway Bay.


  • Underfloor heating at ground floor level
  • Luxury home in the heart of old Galway
  • Exceptionally spacious 4 bedroom residence laid out over 3 floor
  • Completely renovated & upgraded in 2015
  • New triple glazed windows & doors throughout
  • Air to water heat exchange pump
  • Polished concrete flooring throughout ground floor
  • High quality kitchen with all Neff appliances
  • Stunning river to rear with timber decking
  • Incredible views from the entire rear of the property from the decking


Reception room - 5.07m (16'8") x 4.84m (15'11")
Light fitting
Feature recessed solid fuel glass fronted fireplace
Polished concrete flooring
Built in storage units
Underfloor heating
Double french doors to rear patio

Reading room - 1.06m (3'6") x 3.37m (11'1")
Light fitting
Picture sized window
Built in seating
Sliding doors

Kitchen - 2.07m (6'9") x 4.16m (13'8")
High quality black gloss kitchen units
Stainless steel sink
Neff integrated dishwasher
Neff induction hob
Neff cooker
Neff fridge freezer
Washing machine
Polished concrete flooring
Underfloor heating
Large windows looking onto patio

Dining area & informal lounge - 3.01m (9'11") x 5.07m (16'8")
Light fitting
Underfloor heating
Polished concrete flooring
Floor to ceiling & wall to wall triple glazed windows
Floor to ceiling sliding doors to patio

Bedroom 1 - 3.47m (11'5") x 4.6m (15'1")
Light fitting
Wooden flooring
Feature windows looking onto Galway city & St Nicholas church

Bedroom 2 - 5.06m (16'7") x 2.93m (9'7")
Light fitting
Timber flooring
Wall lights

Bathroom / Shared en suite - 1.72m (5'8") x 2.97m (9'9")
Light fitting
Large deep bath
Separate double tray shower with rainhead unit
Wall mounted vanity unit with mirror
Shaving light & socket
Timber flooring
Wall tiles
Wall mounted heated towel rail

Bedroom 3 - 3.18m (10'5") x 3.03m (9'11")
Light fitting
Timber flooring
Bay window

Shared en suite - 2.77m (9'1") x 2.97m (9'9")
Light fitting
Wall mounted heated towel rail
Wall tiling
Timber flooring
Shaving light & socket
Rainhead shower unit

River room - 3.42m (11'3") x 4.75m (15'7")
Raised ceiling
Light fitting
Floor to ceiling & wall to wall windows
Timber flooring
Underfloor heating
Solid fuel stove
Sliding triple glazed doors to decking

Decking area - 4.78m (15'8") x 7.47m (24'6")
Composite timber deck
Views onto Corrib river & Galway city

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.