Retreat Park, Athlone
0.09 Acre(s) - Co. Westmeath.
Representing an excellent opportunity to acquire a private site located in the popular and well-established residential area of Retreat Park, Athlone. Contained within folio WH2289F and in close proximity to the N6 motorway, this is a great location to construct a new home on a site of c. 0.09 acres.
Athlone is strategically positioned in the centre of Ireland. The town is served by a high quality transportation network. Apart from acting as an important hub for commercial and industrial activity in the Midlands, Athlone boasts a third level education facility at AIT. Established in 1970, AIT has expanded in size over this period with currently 6,000+ full and part time students. The FAS Training Centre also provides a strong education facility.
Athlone has also become a centre for waterborne tourism offering scuba-diving, rowing, sailing and swimming. For Anglers, the River Shannon possesses some of the largest fish stocks in the country. For the Golfer, Athlone offers some magnificent golf courses such as Glasson Golf & Country Club, boasting magnificent views of the lake and Athlone Golf Club at Hodson Bay. Being close to sports facilities such as Dubarry Park, Athlone Town Stadium and Athlone Regional Sports Centre, Athlone appeals to sports fanatics and those in to their fitness. Other activities enjoyed locally are horse-riding and racing, hunting, tennis and Gaelic football.
Athlone is also the regional headquarter for state bodies such as Enterprise Ireland and the Department of Education. With the development of Athlone town centre, a large shopping centre which opened in 2007, and the development of Golden Island Shopping Centre in 1997, Athlone has become a major shopping attraction in the midlands. The site is located just off the popular Retreat Road, in an established residential area , within walking distance of the town.