After last weeks auction in the Shelbourne Hotel where more than 80 properties were sold, auction fever is starting to buzz around the country. O’Donnellan and Joyce is one of Galway’s leading auctioneers for selling properties by public auction, and will hold the largest auction of family homes in the west of the country when nine homes will be placed under the hammer. Colm O’Donnellan of O’Donnellan and Joyce auctioneers says “We have tremendous variety at this auction from a detached house in need of refurbishment at Wellpark Grove at a price of €80,000 to a magnificent detached family home on 1.17 acres in Corcullen for in the region of €725,000.”
Nine properties will be placed up for sale. The first property to be auctioned off will be the house at 3 Grattan Terrace, a semi-detached residence in need of refurbishment located in the Claddagh, just off Salthill Promenade. Comprising three bedrooms, the property has a very attractive AMV of €180,000. Solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Frank Callanan, Emerson & Conway solicitors, 1 Francis Street, Galway. Open viewings on Thursdays and Saturdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.
The second property will be a detached residence at 122 Wellpark Grove. The property, which is in need of refurbishment, is located in the popular residential development of Wellpark and contains four large bedrooms and is situated less than one mile from Galway city centre. With an AMV of €80,000 this is very suitable for the DIY enthusiast. Solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Jean Browne, Geoffrey Browne & Co. Solicitors, 15/17 St. Augustine Street, Galway. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11am to 12noon.
The third property is 1 Illaunree, Collough Road, Galway. This property comprises of a detached bungalow situated in the Coolough Road less than one mile from Galway city centre. It contains four large bedrooms on a large site and has the benefit of having planning permission for another home on the site. This property is sure to attract a lot of interest with an AMV of €195,000. Solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Fidelma Waldron, O’Donnell Waldron & Co, Dock Street, Galway. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2pm to 3pm.
The fourth property to be auctioned off is a property at 82 Churchfields, Lower Salthill, Galway. This end of terrace residence contains a spacious interior in excellent decorative order and repair and would provide the ultimate start up home or investment property. The A.M.V. is €250,000 and the solicitor with the carriage of sale is Ms. Breeda Forde, Daly & Co solicitors, Merchants Road, Galway. Open viewings on Thursdays and Saturdays 11am to 12noon.
The fifth property is 115 Lower Salthill, Galway. This property comprises a semi-detached residence on a large site located on the edge of Salthill village and would provide an excellent family home with four large bedrooms and a south facing rear garden. The AMV on this property is €250,000, solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr. Adrian Harris, Padraic Harris & Co solicitors, Merchants Gate, Merchants Road, Galway. Open viewings on Thursdays and Saturdays from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.
The sixth property is a magnificent family home in 12 Dalton Place, Dr Mannix Road, Salthill, Galway. This property is situated on a large corner site and is possibly one of the finest houses in this location containing four large bedrooms and substantial accommodation. The property is located in an area where houses rarely come on the market. The A.M.V. is €398,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Mr Michael Molloy, Blake & Kenny & Co solicitors, Frances Street, Galway. Open viewing takes place on Thursdays and Saturdays from 2pm to 3pm.
The seventh property is a cottage in Menlo Village, Galway. Transformed from old to new, this unique cottage style property comes to the market with many of its original features and although it has been extended and modernised it still oozes with character. Located in the heart of the historic village of Menlo it stands on a large attractive site with mature private gardens. Full planning permission has been granted for a two storey extension to the rear of this property. This is a real gem in a fabulous location that is only a short trip from the city centre. The AMV on the property is €265,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Helena McGrath, Mc Dermott & Allen solicitors, 10 Francis Street, Galway. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 12:30pm and 1:30pm.
The eighth property is possibly one of the finest houses to be offered by public auction in recent months. The property, which is referred to as Robin Hill in Corcullen, Moycullen, Galway, is a house of distinction comprising of approximately 4,000 sq ft and is an executive style residence containing gracious accommodation throughout. It stands on circa 1.17 acres of landscaped gardens with superb elevated views of Lough Corrib and the surrounding countryside. Totally modernised and refurbished internally, it also enjoys a tennis court. This is truly an outstanding home of distinction and has an AMV of €725,000. Solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms Ciara Lennon, RDJ Glynn, Aengus House, Dock Street, Galway. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.
The ninth property is 24 St. Josephs Avenue, Galway. This property comprises a four bedroomed mid-terraced residence in the heart of Galway city centre providing the ultimate family home or a gilt-edged property investment. The AMV is €200,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Ms. Hillary Molloy, Blake & Kenny solicitors, Francis Street, Galway. Open viewings Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.
Colm O’Donnellan of O’Donnellan and Joyce outlines that there is no doubt about the tremendous variety of family homes on offer and a number of them are very suitable as investment properties. He believes that the AMV for these properties are extremely realistic and make them very desirable for purchasers to acquire properties at tremendously good value. The auction will take place on May 20 at 3:00pm in The Victoria Hotel, Eyre Square, Galway. Further details can be obtained from Colm O’Donnellan on 087-2887446, Anne Harding on 086-8173335, Tony Joyce on 086-2529110, or at their office on 091-564212.