Another successful year for Sherry Fitzgerald P. Burke



Historic monastery sold in Ballinaheglish!


2018 has been another successful year of residential sales for Sherry Fitzgerald P. Burke in Roscommon town, and one deal has been 161 years in the making!

  A former monastery, Highlake House was built in 1857 in Ballinaheglish by Franciscan monks and boasts its own chapel, bell tower, and 20.2 acres of land.

  “The contracts are signed on it and the deal will be closed in January,” said P. Burke, before providing a brief report of the firm’s residential sales in 2018.

  “We have also sold ten apartments in Castle Street, so it’s been a great year for us in terms of the residential market.

  “Prices did increase this year and may increase next year also due to a shortage of supply. There may be more houses built next year but it still remains cheaper to buy a home than build one,” he said.

  P. Burke believes the attraction of country living is a big selling point when it comes to residential properties in the region.

  “The lifestyle here is much better than in the cities and that’s a real draw for people,” he said before highlighting his firm’s success in the rental market and continued expansion in the agricultural market.

  In business for 22 years, Sherry Fitzgerald P. Burke is a firm fixture in Roscommon town and the business regularly sponsors local groups and events, including the Roscommon Agricultural Show, Roscommon Gaels, Roscommon Golf Club, Lecarrow Benevolent Fund, Creggs Rugby Club and Strokestown Show.

  As for 2019, P. Burke is hoping to sponsor the Roscommon Races and in terms of business, the auctioneer is looking for more rental and residential properties as well as commercial and agricultural opportunities.

  For more information, contact the office on Goff Street on 090-6627200 or email