2014 is proving to be a busy year for leading property agents DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard, launching its fourth series of auctions for the year. The July auctions follow on from the successful April auctions which yielded excellent results for the company and its clients. “We are seeing a lot of activity in the marketplace,” according to Alan Maxwell, who heads the auction division at the company. “There is a definite appetite to buy out there and confidence is returning to the market. People are seeking value but they are also seeking quality and well-presented properties. Our open viewings are proving very successful in the lead-up to the auctions. There is a lot of interest in the properties and people are keen to purchase.”
The July auctions, featuring 16 lots, take place in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lough Atalia, at 3pm on Thursday July 24, and online viewers will be able to see the action live online at www.dnggalway.ie or at www.galwayadvertiser.ie
The first lot is a magnificent four bed detached house (2,414 sq ft), sitting on a 0.5 acre site with a detached shed. This family home is located only four miles from Oranmore village just off the Galway/Dublin road.
The house comprises four double bedrooms on the first floor, two with fully tiled en-suites, fully tiled bathroom, and a walk-in hotpress on the spacious landing. The ground floor includes a sitting room, kitchen/dining room, sun room, office, playroom, utility, and guest WC. The house is complete with quality flooring, tiling, wired and plumbed for a central vacuum system, and also includes ample space throughout. Externally, the gardens are landscaped and the shed includes electricity and is plastered internally. This property is keenly priced, guiding an AMV of €245,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Jennifer Prendergast, McInerney Solicitors, Cleggan House, 46 Eyre Square. Open viewings will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12 noon to 1pm commencing on Saturday June 28.
1 Fionnuisce, Doughiska
The second lot is a spacious four bedroom semi-detached residence on the east side of Galway city and comprises 1,200 sq ft of living space over two floors.
Part of a modern development of mixed residential properties, this well finished house is being offered for sale with extensive tiling, a fitted kitchen, wood floors, and a timber rear deck. The property is within walking distance of numerous amenities, shops, schools, and just 15 minutes from Galway city centre. The property comes to market with an AMV of €85,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Sheena Beale, Kane Tuohy Solicitors, The Malt House, North Block, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2. Open viewings will take place between 11am to 12 noon on Saturdays commencing Saturday June 28.
The third lot is located in a scenic location in Woodpark, Annaghdown, and is a detached dormer residence in need of completion.
Partially completed and ready for final fixing, the house contains 2,300 sq ft of living space with a large garage to the rear. On a site comprising almost 0.7 acres, the property offers massive potential as a top class family residence, designed to be a highly rated, energy efficient home.
Guiding an AMV of €120,000 the solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Jamie Fitzmaurice, Mason Hayes & Curran Solicitors, South Bank House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4.
29 Emerson Avenue
Lot no 4 is an outstanding semi-detached residence in the much sought after location of Emerson Avenue in Salthill.
In absolutely pristine condition, the property has been recently renovated and extended, and is ready for immediate occupation. Comprising almost 2,200 sq ft of living space, this wonderful family home is on a corner site in a cul-de-sac and is within a short stroll of Salthill promenade and all amenities.
A top class family residence in an unrivalled location, the property comes to market with an AMV of €395,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Greg Nolan, Greg Nolan Solicitors, 5 Sherwood Ave, Taylors Hill. Open viewings will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2pm to 3pm commencing Saturday June 28.
Carraroe, Co Galway
Lot no 5 is a three bedroom bungalow property located in a beautiful scenic location close to Carraroe village and overlooking the sea.
Just 40 mins west of Galway city, this is in a thriving Gaeltacht area with school, shops, and amenities close by. This property, at 1,250 sq ft, has previously been used as a crèche and is in need of some modernisation. There are spectacular sea views from the house and a range of fantastic beaches are close by.
Guiding an AMV of €75,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Sorcha Ni Odhrain. Udaras Na Gaeltachta, Na Forbacha. Open viewings will be held on Saturdays form 10.30am to 11.30 am commencing Saturday June 28.
49 Ballybrit Court
Lot no 6 is situated on the east side of Galway city and is a well-presented and spacious, three bedroom, semi-detached, residence in Ballybrit Court.
Part of a small mature estate and located in a cul-de-sac, this wonderful starter home has numerous features including a converted attic, a south-west facing rear garden and private off street parking. Close to all amenities, this excellent first time buyer/investment property offers easy access to various business parks and Galway city centre.
Guiding an AMV of €115,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Benen Fahy, Benen Fahy & Associates, 2 Bridge Street. Open viewings will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1.30pm to 2.30pm, commencing Saturday June 28.
111 Boireann Beag, Roscam
For lot no 7, still on the east side in Roscam, where there is a spacious two bedroom second floor apartment in a modern O'Malley-built complex. Finished to a high standard with extensive tiling, electric heating, and excellent views with a private balcony. Suitable as a starter home or an ideal investment property, this unit is close to Merlin Park Hospital, The Galway Clinic, and numerous business parks.
Guiding an AMV of €117,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr. Cian McGinley, Eversheds, One Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2. Open viewing will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 4.30pm to 5.30pm commencing Saturday June 28.
42 Hazel Park
West of the Corrib, lot no 8 is a lovely three bedroom semi-detached residence in a very convenient location close to the city centre, NUIG, and UHG.
Located in a quiet cul-de-sac of this mature residential area, this is an ideal starter or investment property which, at 950 sq ft, has ample accommodation.
There are three bedrooms upstairs, two living rooms, and a kitchen/diner, and gardens front and rear. Dangan Woods and the River Corrib are just a short walk away, as are playing fields and the Westwood Hotel.
With an AMV of €160,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Peter Allen, McDermott & Allen Solicitors, 10 Francis Street. Open viewings will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12.30pm to 1.30pm, commencing Saturday June 28.
Lot no 9 is a large detached house (2,800 sq ft) over two floors. Located on Racecourse Road and near to all amenities, with bus stop, shop, factories, and the local Briarhill National School all nearby.
The property is easily accessed from Ballybrit or the Tuam road, with Galway city only three miles away. Hazelwood is a small community of about only 14 private detached dwelling houses in the immediate vicinity, but all private with their own grounds.
This family-owned property is very well maintained and boasts landscaped gardens, detached block shed, west facing rear aspect, and many more features that are sure to attract interest.
With an AMV of €245,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Patricia Bambury, MG Ryan & Co Solicitors, Abbeygate House, 34/36 Upper Abbeygate Street. Open viewings will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 3pm to 4pm, commencing Saturday June 28.
43 Bun an Cnoc
Lot no 10 is a four-bed semi-detached house in the mature estate of Bun an Cnoc, only two miles west of Galway city.
This property is located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the estate and comprises a sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility, wc and whb, and storage under the stairs, all on the ground floor.
The first floor comprises four bedrooms with the master en-suite and a bathroom. The attic is floored, has a Velux window, and ready for conversion. With an AMV of €185,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Hugh McGarry, George Lynch & Son Solicitors, Bridge Street, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim. Open viewings will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 3pm to 4pm, commencing Saturday June 28.
22 St Laurence Fields, Loughrea
Lot no 11 is a three bedroom end of terrace property in Loughrea, Galway. This 900 sq ft residence, which is in need of modernisation, is located in a quiet cul-de-sac of an established estate and has ample garden space as well as off street parking.
The town centre is just a short walk from this property that would make an ideal starter home or investment opportunity. Guiding an AMV of €45,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Fergus Hennessey, McKeever Rowan Solicitors, 5 Harbourmaster Place, IFSC, Dublin 1. Open viewings will take place on Saturdays from 10.30pm to 11.30pm, commencing Saturday June 28.
Ardragool, Moycullen, Galway
Lot no 12 sees a wonderful detached residence on a large private site comprising almost 1.2 acres on the Galway side of Moycullen.
Being offered to the market with 2,285 sq ft of living space, this well-finished family home has many features including solid wood floors, spacious living areas, extensive gardens, and is accessed via a secluded driveway.
An ideal executive style home within easy commuting access to Galway city which comes to market with an AMV of €230,000. The solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Daragh Feeney, Daragh Feeney Solicitors, Merchants Road. Open viewings will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1.30pm to 2.30pm, commencing Saturday June 28.
The White House, Barna
Lot no 13 brings us to a four bedroom house located just on the Galway side of Barna village on the sea side of the road.
This most attractive property stands on its own 0.18 acre site and comprises 1,900 sq ft of living space, with a south facing rear garden and a local stone cottage suitable for conversion to the rear.
Containing ample off street parking, this residence is close to all amenities and is only a short distance from schools and a host of amenities in Barna. The property has sea views, is in need of some modernisation, and offers enormous potential to create a unique family home. Guiding an AMV of €380,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Frank Hannon, Hannon & Co Solicitors, Shandon Street, Cork. Open viewings will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12 noon to 1pm, commencing Saturday June 28.
Taylors Hill, Galway
Lot no 14 is a five bedroom detached property in the outstanding location that is Taylors Hill. The property is located directly opposite the Dominican Convent and is within easy access of both Salthill Promenade and Galway city centre.
The property comprises 3,100 sq ft of spacious living accommodation spread over three floors and situated on 0.33 acres. This property is in need of modernisation and comes to market with an AMV of €480,000. The solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Peter Crowley, CP Crowley & Co, Augustine House. Open viewings will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 3.30pm to 4.30pm, commencing Saturday June 28.
Land, Irishtown, Mayo
Lot no 15 is approximately 6.89 acres of good quality agricultural land situated in Ballinvilla, Irishtown, Mayo.
The lands are situated in close proximity to Irishtown village and are well watered and fenced. Development potential subject to planning. Guiding an AMV of €35,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Cliona Pierse, Sadleir Lynch, Pierse Solicitors, Crowe Street, Gort.
11b Ballybane Industrial Estate
Lot no 16 is a ground floor light industrial unit in Ballybane Industrial Estate on the eastern outskirts of Galway city.
Comprising almost 2,000 sq ft of shell and core space, the property is being sold with vacant possession and fronts on to a secondary road and is part of a long established commercial estate. It includes rollers shutter doors and a separate pedestrian entrance.
With an AMV €85,000, the solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Ciara Lennon, RDJ Glynn Solicitors, Aengus House, Long Walk. Viewings are by appointment.
Full details of all properties are available on www.dnggalway.ie or by contacting the agents, DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard, on (091) 565261.