With just a week to go to the second in the series of the Wild Atlantic Way property auctions, the team at O’Donnellan & Joyce are excited with the turnout at open viewings over the past few weeks. Alan McKenna, senior sales agent, said: “There is a great selection of properties throughout Galway city, sure to catch the eye of shrewd investors looking for value.”
Set to take place at the Harbour Hotel in Galway, the April 18 auction promises to be as exciting as the company’s March auction. Registration for the auction commences at 10am in the Harbour Hotel 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 Properties to note for anyone interested in investment potential include the following:
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.
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.
No 2 Devon Mews, Salthill, Galway
Five bed semidetached family residence located in a very popular area of Salthill, where properties rarely come on the open market. Devon Mews is located within walking distance of Taylor’s Hill primary and secondary schools, Salthill Promenade, village, and beaches. Galway’s Westend and Latin Quarter are within easy reach and offer some of the region’s most popular restaurants, bars, and shopping areas, while still being situated in a quiet, residential location. 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.
No 14 Monivea Road, Galway
Excellent three bed detached property with a one bed self-contained flat on the first floor, offering tremendous potential to any purchaser. 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 property on a large, attractive, site. Upstairs offers three large bedrooms and a fully fitted shared bathroom. In addition to this, No 14 Monivea Road 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 Monivea Road is well positioned on a large site offering off-street parking to the front and an abundance of space in the rear with approximately 25m depth. Furthermore, a solid built shed situated at the rear of the property offers ample storage space.
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. 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.
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. Galway city centre, NUIG, and UHG are just a short drive away. Outside, the property offers adequate parking, 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.
Rosshill Road, Roscam, Galway
Lands of c4.35 acres situated on Rosshill Road in Roscam coming the auction market with a cottage style bungalow that needs some work. The property offers breathtaking unobstructed views of Galway Bay and comes with considerable frontage onto the foreshore. The property is in need of refurbishment but has the potential to be an excellent family home in an idyllic residential location.
No 18 Davis Road, Shantalla, Galway
Three bedroom residence superbly positioned in Shantalla, just 20 minutes’ walk from Galway city centre and approximately 1km from UHG and NUIG. This property is a probate sale and would make a lovely family home with suitable renovations and upgrading.
No 127 Corrib Park, Newcastle, Galway
Mid-terrace three bedroom property in exceptional condition, located in the popular residential area of Corrib Park. This property would be a quality residential investment, or the perfect first time buyer’s home due to its close proximity to NUIG and UHG. In terms of convenience, the estate is located on an excellent road and bus network, bringing all amenities within easy reach.
Bride Street, Loughrea, Co Galway
Superb opportunity to acquire a commercial/residential investment in Loughrea. This property enjoys a high profile position on the eastern side of Loughrea, a thriving town of 6,000 people. These modern refurbished premises comprise a ground floor commercial unit, which is currently occupied, and three one bed apartments overhead. There is also a large rectangular site to the rear with possible room for further extension (subject to planning permission ).
No 2 Courthouse Square, Galway
A rare opportunity to acquire a city centre townhouse. The property, which is beside the courthouse in Woodquay, would be a perfect residential investment with five large bedrooms and an attic room which offers further potential for additional accommodation. The property is located beside the courthouse, central to all the amenities the city has to offer and within a short walk of Eyre Square and Shop Street.
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. 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, Galway Sportsgrounds, and Yeats College are all nearby.
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. Rarely does such an opportunity come up.