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Life’s a charm in Ballyjamesduff

If you’re in search of some Cavan charm and a house full of potential then Percy French Park could be the place for you.

Located in Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan this property, with an asking price of €99,500 is ideally situated within walking distance of the town centre.


Up for sale by private treaty, this comfortable three bedroom detached dwelling is located on an independent site.

The property is just off the Oldcastle road, in a private cul-de-sac, less than two minutes’ walk to Ballyjamesduff centre, where there is a wide range of amenities including shops, pubs and restaurants.

Indeed if rumours are to be believed you’ll have no trouble finding a spot to enjoy a quiet drink.

Ballyjamesduff was once noted for having the largest pub to person ratio in Ireland.

With a population of just over 2,000 people Ballyjamesduff is Cavan charm at its best.

Home of the renowned songwriter Percy French, this border county is steeped with history.

It’s Market House, designed by Cavan-born architect Arthur McClean, was built in 1815 to commemorate the military achievements at Waterloo of the Duke of Wellington.

And the town square itself is home to a bronze figure of Percy French, who wrote the famous tune Come Back Paddy Reilly to Ballyjamesduff.

And if you’re looking for some star appeal – Pete Briquette (real name Patrick Cusack) from rock group the Boomtown Rats also came from the town.

Percy French Park is on at a guide process of €99,500. Services include oil fired central heating, mains sewerage and water and early viewing is advised.

As well as three bedrooms, the property has a sitting room, with carpet flooring, a kitchen diner with tiled flooring and fitted units, with a fully titled bathroom and utility space. There’s also a hot press and a garage outside

For more details about Percy French Park, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan or to arrange a viewing contact Raymond Smith at Padraig Smith Auctioneers on 00353 86 6000 277 or email


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One comment on “Life’s a charm in Ballyjamesduff”

  1. Rose Callaghan

    Would like to see pictures of the inside and how much if is offered at


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