O’Donnellan & Joyce has a selection of quality larger family homes coming for sale in its next Wild Atlantic Way property auction on Thursday April 18.
Alan McKenna, senior sales agent with O’Donnellan & Joyce, said: “There is great value in the April auction with a nice variety of homes to suit families looking to upsize. Our selection of property going under the hammer on April 18 includes properties in Donegal, Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon, Cork, and Galway. There is something for everybody."
Registration for the auction commences at 10am in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway, on Thursday April 18, and Colm O’Donnellan will start the auction proceedings at 11am sharp. For those who cannot attend in person, the auction is streamed live online at www.odonnjoyce.com
Mr McKenna added: “Open viewings have been especially busy over the past couple of weekends on the Galway city and county homes.” Galway properties to note for anyone interested in living in the city or within commuting distance include the following:
Angela’s Red Gate House, No 12 College Road, Galway
Substantial four bed detached property currently operating as a B&B on College Road in Galway city. This property has the potential to be a great family home or a superb business opportunity. No 12 College Road is situated on a large site, rare for such a central location, just strolling distance from Galway’s coach and rail stations and the city centre. The Connacht Rugby grounds are less than three minutes’ walk away and it is only a stone’s throw from Eyre Square. Currently the property is in use as a B&B, offering further potential for somebody to operate commercial premises in one of Galway's most popular locations. In addition to the premises, No 12 College Road offers an abundance of external space, with ample off-street parking to the front and rear, a substantially large solid-built shed, and rear garden depth of approximately 35m.
College Road is one of Galway city's most popular residential locations. The area boasts all amenities and services within easy reach, as expected from city living. Eyre Square and Galway's main shopping areas, Wellpark Retail Centre, Galway Docklands, GMIT, Galway Sportsgrounds, and Yeats College are all nearby, and the area is well serviced by local transport links and nearby depots. No 12 College Road is the perfect location for a family looking for ample living space, while still being able to avail of all that Galway city centre has to offer. AMV €500,000
Cnoc an Ime, Cross Street, Loughrea, Co Galway
Large detached five bedroom family home located in an area known as Mount Pleasant. This residence offers c3,600sq ft of living space leading from a large central foyer. With views of Lough Rea and superbly located next to St Bridget’s College, this wonderful home is close to local shops and all the amenities that Loughrea town has to offer. Cnoc an Ime is an exceptional detached residence with ample living space in an attractive residential setting of Loughrea town. Constructed in 1997, the property has five large bedrooms, two with en suite, a large welcoming hall with vaulted ceilings, kitchen and dining areas, separate utility, and ample reception spaces throughout. Presented in excellent condition, Cnoc an Ime is offered with modern quality finishings such as double glazed windows, gas fired central heating, detailed coving, and solid-fuel stoves. Externally, Cnoc an Ime boasts plentiful green space front and rear, an abundance of space for off street parking, and manicured patio and garden spaces, creating a perfect family setting with views towards Lough Rea.
Situated just off of Cross Street, Cnoc an Ime is well positioned in Loughrea town. All local amenities and services are within walking distance, including Loughrea town centre and quality local schools and recreational grounds. Loughrea offers easy access to Galway city and the M6 motorway, giving it a strong reputation as a quality commuter town, while also remaining a vibrant, independent, market town. Cnoc an Ime would be a perfect family home for someone looking for ample living space, internally and externally, in turnkey condition in an excellent residential location in Loughrea. AMV: €495,000
Pax House, Fr Griffin Road, Galway
Fr Griffin Road has long been regarded as one of Galway’s most sought after premier residential addresses. Superbly located between Galway city centre and Salthill Promenade, this property provides all that one would require for modern day living. Pax House is a detached residence which would be an ideal investment opportunity or, with renovation, an exceptional family home. It is the former home of Hollywood actor Sean McClory, who starred in more than 100 films from the 1940s to the 1980s.
The property is just a stone's throw from the city centre with its many shops, bars, and restaurants. Some of Galway city's famous landmarks such as The Spanish Arch, The Long Walk, Galway Cathedral, and the River Corrib are a short walk away. Salthill Promenade and its beautiful beaches are just a short walk away making this property the perfect residential location.
This property would be an ideal owner occupier residence or gilt edged investment property due to its close proximity to Galway city centre, NUIG, UHG, and a host of shops and restaurants. The property also allows for ease of access to any part of the city or county via an excellent road and public transport system. Viewing is highly recommended and guaranteed not to disappoint. Rarely does such an opportunity come up. AMV €400,000.
No 6 Moyola Park, Newcastle, Galway
A large detached house on a substantial site, No 6 Moyola Park is on the doorstep of NUIG and is well serviced by local amenities and close to Galway city centre. Given its proximity No 6 Moyola Park could be an ideal investment property, while also hugely attractive to an owner occupier looking for a substantial property with excellent potential and a spacious garden that would be fitting for family living. This property is in excellent condition with feature parquet flooring and timber panelling. Moyola Park is on the doorstep of NUIG, is well serviced by local amenities and close to Galway city centre. No 6 Moyola Park would also be an ideal investment property. AMV €380,000
Frascati, No 45 Upper Newcastle, Galway
Excellently located within a stone’s throw of the NUIG School of Economics. This is considered to be one of the most sought after and convenient addresses in Galway city. Ideally positioned on excellent road and bus network bringing all of Galway’s amenities and services within easy reach. The property is also walking distance from Galway city centre and UHG. Needing some upgrading and modernisation, it would be a great investment property given its location. Situated on the doorstep of NUIG, No 45 Upper Newcastle is the ideal property for an investor or owner occupier to put their own touch on a city property. AMV €375,000.
No 2 Devon Mews, Salthill, Galway
Five bed semidetached family residence located in the much sought after area of Devon Mews, Salthill. Homes rarely come on the open market in this wonderful residential area. Devon Mews is located within walking distance of Taylor's Hill primary and secondary schools, Salthill Promenade, village, and beaches. Additionally, the property is excellently serviced by transport links and an abundance of local amenities. Galway city's West End and Latin Quarter are just a short stroll away and offer some of the region’s most popular restaurants, bars, and shopping areas. No 2 Devon Mews’ new owners have the opportunity to put their own stamp on things as the house requires full refurbishment. The property would be an ideal holiday home, retirement home, or investment property. Viewing is highly recommended and guaranteed not to disappoint. AMV €375,000.
Cnoc na Greine, Furbo, Co Galway
Detached four bedroom family home in one of Galway’s most established and sought after areas. Located just past Barna village along the coast road at Cnoc Na Greine, between Barna and Furbo. Properties in this area rarely come to the market and this fine modern home is well worth a look. Sitting on an elevated site of 0.71 acre with south facing aspect from the conservatory with views of Galway Bay, the Clare hills, and the surrounding coastline, this is a bright and spacious bungalow of c1,800sq ft. Barna village with its shops, boutiques, bars, and hotel is only five minutes' drive away and Salthill is about 15 minutes' drive. Nearby amenities in Furbo include Trá na bhForbacha, a safe beach for bathing, as well as a very large community pitch which is used by the local hurling club and by the nearby Bearna Soccer Club. Presented in excellent decorative order, this property would be an ideal owner occupier residence on the edge of Connemara’s breathtaking landscape. AMV €350,000.
No 14 Monivea Road, Galway
Three bed detached property with a one bed self-contained flat one the first floor, offering tremendous potential to any purchaser. The property is situated on Monivea Road in the popular Mervue/Wellpark with approximately 131.34sq m of living space over two storeys. While in need of modernisation the property is well presented by the current vendor and offers an excellent opportunity for a purchaser to create a beautiful home on a large attractive site. Internally there is ample living space on the ground floor, arranged between reception spaces to the front, kitchen with side access, dining room, and fully fitted bathroom to the rear. Upstairs offers three large bedrooms and a fully fitted bathroom. No 14 Monivea Road also benefits from extra living space on the first floor with a self-contained one bed flat that has its own access to the rear of the property. The flat contains its own kitchenette, bathroom, and one bedroom. Externally, No 14 is well positioned on a large site offering off-street parking to the front and an abundance of space to the rear of approximately 25m depth. A solid built shed situated at the rear of the property offers ample storage space. AMV €325,000.
No 63 Woodfield, Cappagh Road, Galway
This is a delightful family home located on the Cappagh Road, Knocknacarra, surrounded by recreational amenities such as Cappagh Park and sporting facilities, football pitches, and running tracks which lead into Barna Woods, making it ideal for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits. The property is a leisurely stroll to Silverstrand and Barna village. Accommodation includes an entrance hall, open plan kitchen and dining room, sitting room, a separate utility room, and guest wc on the ground floor. Upstairs the sleeping accommodation comprises three good sized bedrooms and a main bathroom. The estate is located on an excellent road and bus network. The property would be an ideal owner occupier residence or superb investment property. Viewing is highly recommended and guaranteed not to disappoint. AMV €300,000.
No 202 Rosan Glas, Rahoon, Galway
End-of-terrace four bedroom home presented and maintained in excellent condition with careful attention to detail and decor throughout. The accommodation is bright and spacious and is arranged over three storeys. This property is ideally located within a three minute walk of the new Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh, and the Gateway Retail Park which contains Dunne's Stores, B&Q, Next, and New Look. The property is also within walking distance of the Knocknacarra National School and the new Colaiste na Coiribe secondary school. It is also conveniently located close to the Clybaun Hotel and just moments from Sheridan’s Bar & Restaurant, Joyce’s Supermarket, Salthill Promenade, Silverstrand beach, Barna village, and Galway city centre, with NUIG and UHG just a short drive away. Outside, the property offers adequate parking to the front, a side entrance, rear garden with paved patio, manicured lawn, and mature shrubbery in raised flower beds. This property is an ideal owner occupier residence or a gilt edged investment property with guaranteed return on investment. There is an excellent bus route to the city centre with the bus stop located at the main entrance to the development. AMV €290,000.