O’Donnellan & Joyce will kickstart the auction season for 2013 with a tremendous variety of properties going under the hammer on March 15.
According to Colm O’Donnellan of O’Donnellan & Joyce the company will have approximately 20 properties up for auction, with something for everyone including investors, first time buyers, and owner occupiers.
Geographically there are houses and apartments in Galway city and throughout the county with properties in Clifden, Ballinasloe, and Athlone, all offering incredible value. The following is a sample of some of the properties on offer.
No 18 Bridgewater Court, Dominick Street: This two bedroom apartment is situated at the lower end of Dominick Street, connecting to Fairhill Road. The property, which is modern and spacious, is an ideal investment property and guarantees an extremely strong yield. The AMV is a very attractive €75,000. Open viewings take place Saturday and Wednesday from 2pm to 3pm.
No 225 Lurgan Park, Renmore: This is a pristine semidetached residence in the popular residential area of Renmore. The house is very close to GMIT and would be the perfect start-up home or residential investment. The house has three large bedrooms, has been maintained in magnificent decorative order and repair, and would be the ultimate start-up home. The AMV is €150,000. Open viewings take place Saturday and Thursday from 11am to 12 noon.
No 16 Arbutus Avenue, Renmore: This three bedroom home is located in the old and more established part of Renmore which offers an abundance of facilities including schools and shops, and is within walking distance of Ballyloughane Beach. The property has an extremely private rear garden and comes to the market with an AMV of €150,000. Open viewings take place Saturday and Thursday from 11am to 12 noon.
No 101 Gort na Coiribe, Headford Road: This is an exceptional two bedroom apartment located in a much sought after development which accommodates students from NUI Galway. This property would be an ideal investment, described by the auctioneers as better than money in the bank. The apartment comes with guaranteed rental income as it is linked to NUI Galway, and it would be the ultimate residential investment. Open viewings take place Saturday and Wednesday from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
No 16 Clifden Glen, Clifden: This three bedroom detached home is situated in a very popular holiday home development on the main Galway to Clifden road. Clifden Glen is set on 1,912 acres of magnificent natural environment of mountains, meadows, and rivers, and offers spectacular views of the Connemara landscape. Facilities include a clubhouse, tennis courts, children's playground, and mini golf. The property is within easy access of Clifden village, which is one of the main tourist attractions in Connemara. The AMV is €45,000. Open viewing takes place Saturday from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
No 70 Forster Court, College Road: Located just off Eyre Square, Forster Court is recognised as one of the most sought after and desirable residential developments in the city. This exceptional semidetached residence would be an ideal start-up home, and is also suitable as an investment due to its strategic city centre location. The property is extremely well presented and contains three large bedrooms. It comes with an AMV of €170,000. Open viewings take place Saturday and Thursday from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
No 26 An Logan, Western Distributor Road: This home, located just two miles from Galway city centre, would be ideal for a first time buyer and offers an abundance of space including three large bedrooms. It is within walking distance of the new Knocknacarra shopping centre. The AMV is €95,000. Open viewings take place on Saturday and Wednesday from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
No 78A Hawthorn Place, Clybaun Road: This four bedroom semidetached residence is the ultimate family home. The property is in magnificent decorative order and repair. It has four large bedrooms and a large private rear garden, and it overlooks a substantial green area of Hawthorn Place, which is without doubt one of the most desirable locations on the western side of Galway city. With a shortage of houses in this locality, strong interest is expected in this property. The AMV is €175,000. Open viewings take place on Saturday and Thursday from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
No 35 Ashe Road, Shantalla: Located in one of Galway’s oldest and best established residential areas, this home is within walking distance of NUI Galway and the city centre. No 35 is extremely well presented and comes with a very attractive AMV of €100,000. Open viewings take place Saturday and Thursday from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
Site at Newcastle: This will be a highlight of next month’s auction. This site is located on the main Newcastle Road and comes with full planning permission for seven townhouses and four apartments. This high profile site is within 50 metres of NUI Galway and UHG. It has substantial frontage onto Newcastle Road and rear access to Willow Park which is suitable for construction. The fact that the site has full planning permission and is ready to go should prove attractive to a large number of investors, especially due to its high profile location. With an AMV of €300,000, this site offer tremendous value for money.
No 125 River Oaks, Claregalway: This four bedroom semi is the perfect family home and is located in the heart of Claregalway village with an abundance of amenities nearby. No 125 has a spacious layout including four large bedrooms, and comes with an extensive range of built-in units. The AMV is €130,000. Open viewings take place Saturday and Wednesday from 11am to 12 noon.
No 12 Woodlands, Lackagh: This property is located in the heart of Lackagh village. The acclaimed residential development of Woodlands boasts its own private tennis court and substantial green areas. This magnificent family home has four large bedrooms and is in breathtaking condition, offering the ultimate starter home. The AMV is €145,000. Open viewings take place on Saturday and Wednesday from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
Bungalow at Lisheenageesha, Headford: This attractive home is situated in a rural setting approximately 1.5 miles off the main Galway/Headford road. This substantial detached four bedroom residence is in mint condition and is without a doubt a perfect family home for those looking for some rural tranquillity, while at same time only two miles from Headford. Coming to market with an AMV of €80,000, this property is bound to attract enormous interest. Open viewings take place Saturday and Wednesday from 11am to 12 noon.
Caltra, Ballinasloe: This large four bedroom detached property is being sold on the instructions of receiver Kieran Connolly of RSM Farrell Grant Sparks. It is located approximately one mile from the village of Caltra. This is a superb family home finished to the highest standards, and comes with a fully fitted kitchen along with top of the range appliances. The sale includes a site adjacent to the house which has a raft foundation laid. The AMV is €70,000. Open viewings take place Saturday and Wednesday from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
Abbeyknockmoy: This property is also being sold on the instructions of receiver Kieran Connolly of RSM Farrell Grant Sparks. It comprises a detached house, sub-divided (subject to planning). It has been constructed to a shell and core finish with plastered rooms, and first fix wiring and plumbing. The property is located within walking distance of Abbeyknockmoy village and just off the main Galway/Roscommon road. The AMV is €30,000. Open viewings take place Saturday and Wednesday from 2pm to 3pm.
No 27 Jardin Drive, Loughrea: This four bedroom detached family home is located on the Dublin Road in the heart of Loughrea. It has a large rear garden which is not overlooked, and overlooks a green area to the front. The house is presented in immaculate condition. The AMV is €130,000. Open viewings take place Saturday and Wednesday from 11am to 12 noon.
No 35 Coogan Park, Newcastle: This mid-terrace residence is situated within walking distance of NUIG and UHG. There are no works required and it is ready to walk into. No 35 has three large bedrooms, top class fixtures and fittings, and a substantial private rear garden. With an AMV of €90,000, this would be a gilt edged investment or an exceptional starter home. Open viewings take place Saturday and Thursday from 2pm to 3pm.
No 19 River Village, Monksland, Athlone: This end of terrace property comprises a commercial unit on the ground floor and a one bed apartment on the first floor, located on the Tuam Road adjacent to the SuperValu Shopping Centre, with a local crèche on site, and all other amenities nearby. This is a great commercial opportunity, alternatively it could be converted back to a family home. The AMV is €70,000. Open viewings take place on Saturday and Wednesday from 1pm to 2pm.
According to Colm O’Donnellan of O’Donnellan & Joyce this is one auction buyers will not want to miss. It will take place on March 15 at 3pm in the Harbour Hotel, Galway.
For full details contact (091) 564212. All open viewings commencing this Saturday, February 16.