More than 70 properties were opened to the public by O’Donnellan & Joyce throughout the western seaboard this week, from Galway to Donegal and from Galway to Kerry, where first time buyers and investors in particular flocked to view what is believed to be one of the largest auctions ever held in the west of Ireland.
Properties with a value of almost €12 million are to go under the hammer with O’Donnellan at the company's Wild Atlantic Way all day auction on Wednesday May 4. The auction will take place in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway. Interested parties can register from 9am at the Harbour Hotel and the auction will get under way at 10am. As always, O’Donnellan & Joyce has an incredible variety of residential and commercial properties for sale with excellent value, particularly for first time buyers and investors. The following is a selection of property that would attract investors or first time buyers, listed with an advised minimum value of €250,000 or less.
No 31 Shantalla Road, Galway: An end of terrace two-storey residence with spacious interior, this property has the benefit of a surgery to the rear which may be suitable for alternative use. Close to schools and shopping centres and on local bus route. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 5pm to 6pm. AMV is €250,000.
No 7 Coleman’s Road, Shantalla: A four bed mid terrace property in excellent condition throughout. There is a large extension to the rear with a large garden and patio which can be accessed from the side of the house. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 5pm to 6pm. AMV is €250,000.
No 44 Friars Hill, Bishop O’Donnell Road, Galway: A modern three bedroom detached family home with large west facing rear garden, located in a traffic free area of the estate. Close to Knocknacarra and Westside shopping centres and on a local bus route. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 5pm to 6pm. AMV is €210,000.
No 34 Henry Street, Galway: A two bedroom mid terrace house in excellent condition and enhanced by a fine extension to the rear. Henry Street is located off Dominick Street and just a short stroll from Shop Street and Eyre Square. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm. AMV is €197,000.
No 12 New Avenue, Rahoon Road, Galway: A lovely three bed terraced property in need of some modernisation. It boasts many of its original features such as high ceilings and the original stairs and ornate bannisters. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm. AMV is €195,000.
Killeenadeema East, Loughrea, Co Galway: A four bed dormer style bungalow presented in excellent condition, on a large, elevated, professionally landscaped, site with breathtaking views of Loughrea Lake and the town beyond. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 2.15pm to 3.15pm. AMV is €175,000.
No 38 Arasain na Mara, Salthill: A two bed third floor apartment with sea views overlooking Galway Bay and the Burren, within a short walk of Salthill Promenade and all the amenities of Salthill and Galway city centre. No 38 comes with a secure underground car space. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.30pm. AMV is €170,000.
No 2 Castleview Court, Ballybrit, Galway: A four bed dormer style property that enjoys three en suites and a main bathroom. Located on an elevated site not far from the Clayton Hotel, it is presented in excellent condition and enjoys a lovely rear garden that is not overlooked. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 5.30pm to 6.15pm. AMV is €150,000.
No 9 Cuirt Na Trá, Salthill: A gilt edged residential investment property situated on Salthill's 'golden mile', with all the amenities the village has to offer on its doorstep. This two bedroom duplex townhouse is ready to walk into and due to its central location will make an ideal investment. No 9 comes with one car space. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 2pm to 3pm. AMV is €125,000.
No 3 Cuirt Na Cora, Tuam, Co Galway: This is a super three bed family home that has been meticulously maintained by its present owner occupiers. It is presented in turnkey condition and offers some lucky purchaser a home that is ready to walk into. Master bedroom is en suite, there are large rear and side gardens, bay window, and oil fired central heating. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am to 12 noon. AMV is €95,000.
No 7 Na Creaga, Ballybrit, Galway: A modern three bed duplex apartment, being sold with tenants in place. Currently generating a rental income of €780 per month. Notice has been issued to the tenants who are due to vacate at the end of September 2016. Open viewing Thursdays and Saturdays 2p to 3pm. AMV is €90,000.
No 233 Gleann Na Ri, Murrough, Galway: A two bed ground floor apartment being sold with tenant in place. Part of a pooled rental scheme currently generating €825 per month. Annual service charge payable for 2016 is €1,762.46. This is an excellent investment property. Open viewing Thursdays and Saturdays 11am to 12 noon. AMV is €80,000.
No 25 Henry Street, Galway: A two bedroom mid terrace house in need of total renovation, ideal for the property development enthusiast. This property could be transformed into a wonderful townhouse in one of the best locations in the city. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm. AMV is €75,000.
No 9 Ballybane Neighbourhood Village Centre, Galway: A modern three bedroom apartment of approximately 1,000sq ft, within walking distance of Ballybane Enterprise Centre. The service charges for the 16 month period (March 1 2016 to June 30 2017 ) is €1,778.52. This is an ideal investment property. Open viewing Thursdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.30pm. AMV is €70,000.
No 24 Temple Jarlath, Tuam: A modern two bed second floor apartment located in Tuam town centre. This would make an excellent starter home or a great investment property. Management fees are €750 per annum. Open viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays 12 noon to 1pm. AMV is €65,000.
For these and all the properties for sale in the Wild Atlantic Way all day auction on Wednesday May 4, contact the auction team at O’Donnellan & Joyce, 5 Mary Street, Galway, phone 091 564212, or log on to www.myhome.ie, www.daft.ie, or www.odonnjoyce.ie/auction to see the full sales catalogue.
No 31 Shantalla Road.
No 2 Castleview Court.
No 44 Friars Hill.
No 3 Cuirt na Cora.