First time buyers and investors flock to O’Donnellan & Joyce open viewings
September is traditionally the restart of the selling season for properties, and the season commenced last Saturday when O’Donnellan & Joyce opened a substantial number of properties for viewing to the general public in advance of its auction on Friday October 4.
According to Colm O’Donnellan of O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers the company was overwhelmed with the number of people viewing properties, particularly first time buyers and investors. The October 4 auction will feature 21 properties, all of which must be sold. First time buyers were particularly attracted to houses in good locations which are being offered at very attractive prices. The following is a list of the properties on offer.
No 7 Fairgreen Heights, Tuam: A lovely four bed property located in the heart of Tuam. No 7 comes to the market with an unbelievable price tag of €100,000, and will make a lovely starter home or a valued investment property. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 10.45am to 11.45am.
No 56 Castlelawn Heights: Located on the Headford Road in an area popular with students and owner occupiers, this three bed semidetached property is a lovely family home or an ideal investment property. AMV is €135,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am to 12 noon.
No 192 Laurel Park, Newcastle: Located within walking distance of NUIG and UHG, this three bed semidetached property is bound to attract interest because of its wonderful location. The area is popular for student letting and owner occupiers. AMV is €95,000. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 11am to 12 noon.
No 50 Woodlands, Lackagh: This is probably one of the nicest four bedroom detached family homes to come to the market in this area for some time.
Located just minutes from the local primary school and walking distance from Lackagh village, this property is well worth viewing. AMV is €190,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
No 33 Gort na Coirbe, Headford Road: A large two bed townhouse that is part of the NUIG student complex, No 33 comes fully furnished and managed. AMV is €110,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
No 12 Rusheen Woods, Knocknacarra: A fabulous four bedroom detached family home located just off the Barna road. Presented in very good condition, it is close to all amenities and within walking distance of Silverstrand Beach and Barna Woods. AMV is €220,000. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
Glendawn Medical Centre, Salthill: A large property on two levels with planning for use a medical centre, located at Lenaboy with private parking to the rear. AMV is €225,000. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
No 33 Ballybrit Court, Ballybrit: A fine detached investment property located close to GMIT and minutes from the Clayton Hotel. AMV is €100,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 2pm to 3pm.
No 30 Tara Grove, Wellpark: This is a fine four bedroom property located close to the GMIT complex in Wellpark. Properties in this area are very popular both as family homes and as investments where an all year round income is possible due to its fantastic location. AMV is €220,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 2pm to 3pm.
No 50 Glenard Crescent, Salthill: Set in a very popular location, this fine four bedroom semidetached property is in need of some modernisation but is nevertheless a fabulous family home. AMV is €380,000. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 2pm to 3pm.
No 9 Kirwan Court: Two bed apartment located in the heart of the city centre just off Cross Street. This is a fantastic investment property where rental will be at a premium. AMV is €110,000. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 2pm to 3pm.
No 12 Lurgan Park, Renmore: A fantastic four bed family home or investment property located a stone’s throw from GMIT and Merlin Park Hospital. AMV is €200,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
No 2 Ballyloughane Road, Renmore: This is a four bedroom detached bungalow that is presented in good condition, located minutes from Ballyloughane Beach. AMV is €190,000. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
Brat Mhuire, Ard na Mara, Salthill: This is a superb four bedroom family home that offers huge potential for any discerning purchaser with a family. The house enjoys a large rear and side garden and is seconds from the local primary school. AMV is €295,000. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 5pm to 6pm.
Mountain Road, Moycullen: A superb split level family home standing on large manicured gardens and commanding wonderful views of the countryside. The home includes a self-contained apartment on the lower ground floor and a host of other features. AMV is €340,000. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 4pm to 5pm.
Ballinahalla, Moycullen: A beautiful five bedroom family home located five minutes from Moycullen village and 20 minutes from Galway city centre, finished to the highest standards. AMV is €275,000. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 4pm to 5pm.
Loughrea, Co Galway: Four houses on a large site at Bride Street, being sold as one lot. AMV is €50,000. Open viewings Sundays 2pm to 3pm.
Loughrea, Co Galway: Two houses on a large site at Moore Street are being sold as one lot. AMV is €45,000. Open viewings Sundays 2pm to 3pm.
Ostán An Cheathrú Rua: Located in the heart of Carraroe village this hotel contains 27 bedrooms, a restaurant, and a large bar with access from the forecourt, and stands on an extensive site with views of the rolling countryside. AMV is €185,000. Viewing by appointment.
Site in Shrule, Co Mayo: This site comes with full planning permission for a filling station. AMV is €85,000.
C2.175 acres in Glinsk, Connemara: Two parcels of land being sold as one lot. AMV is €10,000.
This first auction of the autumn will be held in the Harbour Hotel, on Friday October 4 at 3pm. See www.odonnjoyce.com for a guide to buying at auction. Note it is now necessary to register for all auctions held by O’Donnellan & Joyce.
For all information contact the offices of O’Donnellan & Joyce on 091 564212.