Cnoc An Iuir – A Ghost Estate in Ireland

Beginning in the mid 1990s, Ireland experienced dramatic growth which was referred to as the Celtic Tiger. The property market spiralled with large numbers of housing estates being built all over the country however as a result of the global economic crisis of the late 2000s, Ireland’s property market collapsed plunging the country into a recession. Many of these housing developments and their associated debts have been taken over by the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) which attempts to recover money from bad debts owed to the now nationalised Irish banks.

Cnoc An Iuir is one such ghost estate located in Drumshambo, Leitrim. The houses are on sale on sites such as for a lot less than what they were worth 5 years ago!

Property Description

Three Bed Detached Homes located in an impressive development in the village of Drumshambo. The houses which extend to circa 1171 sq ft have the added benefit of Tax Relief. The properties are located on the Carrick-On-Shannon road on the edge of Drumshambo.

Accommodation Comprises:

Entrance Hall 10′ x 10′ Tiled Floor, Walls painted

Sitting Room 14.6′ x 11.4′ Carpet Flooring, Modern Fireplace

Kitchen/Diner 15.7′ x 12.7′ Floor Tiled throughout, fitted Kitchen

Utility 6′ x 10.4 Tiled Floor

WC 5′ x 4.8′

Master Bedroom 10.4′ x 13′ Carpet Flooring

Ensuite White Sanitary Ware

Bedroom 2 10.11′ x 12.3′ Carpet Flooring, Painted

Bedroom 3 9′ x 13.7′ Carpet Flooring, Painted

Main Bathroom 8.7′ x 7.1 White Sanitary Ware, Power Shower, Fully tiled.

Location: Drumshambo, Ireland

Category: Ghost Town

Abandoned: 2000s



Cnoc An Iuir, Drumshambo

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