O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is holding an all-day auction this Tuesday October 6 from 10am in the Harbour Hotel, Galway. This is the company’s fourth all-day auction of the year and is also its largest with more than 60 lots going under the hammer. The auction sees a huge variety of properties available such as city centre apartments, family homes, residential investments, commercial units, and land.
For anyone who is thinking of moving outside the city there is wonderful value to be had in all of the country properties; whether you are looking for a magnificent two storey modern family home on 19 acres or a small home by the sea, there is a property for all tastes. Here is a selection of some of the properties going under the auction hammer in the county Galway area;
Sásta Farm, Rathcosgry, Ardrahan: This is a rare opportunity to purchase one of the finest properties to be had in this location. The family home which is newly constructed in the past few years extends to 2,200sq ft, is finished to a very high standard, and presented in showhouse condition. The farm extends to c19 acres of fine farmland that includes an orchard and a large outhouse consisting of several stables. Located just five minutes from Craughwell and 25 minutes from Galway, this superb family home should be of interest to anyone looking for a magnificent home that has all the benefits of country living while still being close to all amenities. AMV is €450,000. Open viewing Thursdays and Saturdays 11am to 12 noon.
New Haven, Tula Hill, Loughrea: A fabulous five bed detached property situated within walking distance of Loughrea town, this owner occupied home is presented in excellent condition throughout and is finished to the highest possible standard with superior fixtures and fittings. It has mature gardens front and rear and a large block shed to the rear that would be suitable for a variety of uses. It enjoys excellent views of Loughrea Lake from the first floor and is only a stone’s throw from the lake on the Gort Road; the area also has a thriving tennis club and several tennis courts. AMV is €285,000. Open viewings Thursdays and Saturdays 2pm to 3pm.
Calla Cove, Ballyconneely: This magnificent family home is located in Ballyconneely, which is one of the most popular locations in Connemara. The property is in superb condition and enjoys excellent views of the surrounding countryside and lakes, and has access to the beach from it rolling lawns and architecturally designed gardens. Finished to a very standard, this superb stone faced residence must really be viewed to be fully appreciated. Viewing is highly recommended. AMV is €350,000. Open viewing Sundays only 11am to 12 noon, or by appointment.
Raheen, Kilchreest, Loughrea: Located approximately two miles from the centre of Loughrea, this is a fine family home that has always been owner occupied and is kept and presented in excellent condition. Standing on 0.5 acre of manicured gardens, it enjoys double glazed windows and doors, oil fired central heating, and many extras. There is a large double garage to the rear with electric up-and-over doors. It is within a stone’s throw of Loughrea town with all its modern amenities. The tennis court is within easy reach, as is the lake on the Gort Road. This is a wonderful family home and viewing is highly recommended. AMV is €155,000. Open viewing Thursdays and Saturdays 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
Corcullen, Bushypark: This is a magnificent large four bed ranch style bungalow standing on c1.2 acres of manicured gardens together with a large forest area that has access from the rear garden. Having recently been totally refurbished and upgraded to a very high standard with solid wooden floors and luxury bathrooms, this property should appeal to someone who would love to acquire a family home on a mature site with all the work done. Located on a mature site in the much sought after area of Corcullen, it is just 10 minutes from the city in one direction and Moycullen in the opposite direction which give a choice to the new owners regarding schools and activities. AMV is €395,000. Open viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am to 12 noon.
Lavally, Clarinbridge: This lovely four bed bungalow is located close to Casey’s Cross and within an easy drive of Clarinbridge and Oranmore. Presented in very good condition with large gardens, this is a lovely family home located in a very popular area that is close to all amenities. This property is finished to a very high standard and should suit a family looking to live in a country setting while at the same time being only a stone’s throw from Oranmore and Clarinbridge. This location has proven to be very popular because of it closeness to many major towns and notable schools and is one property that must be viewed to be fully appreciated. AMV is €195,000. Open viewing Thursdays and Saturdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
Roundstone: This lovely three bed semidetached property is located in the heart of Roundstone. It enjoys panoramic views of the bay and surrounding coastline and is only a few paces from the beach. This is a listed building that still retains many of its original features, and therefore is exempt from the compulsory BER. Roundstone is a very popular village for both owner occupiers and holiday homes. The property is located in the centre of the village within walking distance of everything and will make a superb family or holiday home. AMV is €150,000. Open viewing Sundays 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
Ard Alluin, Park Middle, Spiddal: This detached bungalow is located in Pairc Láir just off the main Galway to Spiddal road, approximately two miles from Spiddal village. Although it is in a rural setting it has the benefit of having neighbours close by where community spirit is strong. The property is in good condition, however as with all properties of its age the new owner will more than likely put their own stamp on it.
Standing on c0.5 acre, the property is light filled from the south side of the house and it enjoys wonderful views of Galway Bay and the Clare hills. This is a lovely family home that is within easy reach of Spiddal village and 15 minutes from Galway. AMV is €195,000. Open viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am to 12 noon.
Cornamona, Connemara: This substantial two storey detached residence has an adjoining single storey extension. It is a fine detached family home located in Cornamona village, which is between Cong and Maam Cross. It enjoys mature gardens front and rear and should be of interest to anyone looking for a fine family home with an extension that could possibly be used for a surgery or some other commercial use. Viewing is highly recommenced as the property must be seen to be fully appreciated. AMV is €220,000. Open viewing Sundays only 3.30pm to 4.30pm, or by appointment.
Homefarm, Moycullen: This detached dormer bungalow is divided into two individual apartments, standing on a site of approximately 0.5 acre. It is within walking distance of Moycullen village. AMV is €125,000. Open viewing Saturdays 4.30pm to 5pm.
Timicat, Glenamaddy: This is a three bedroom cottage in a rural area approximately 0.5 mile from Glenamaddy village. The property, which was built in 1899, extends to c700sq ft. The property has been extended and modernised within the last 10 years. AMV is €30,000. Open viewing Saturdays 2pm to 3pm.
Aille, Inverin: This is a four bedroom detached residence extending to approximately 2,260sq ft. Constructed in 1994, this property is located circa 2.5 miles from Spiddal and 14 miles from Galway. This property would make an ideal family home. AMV is €160,000. Open viewing Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am to 11.45am.
Bohercoill, Belclare, Tuam: A modern bungalow finished to a builder's finish, this property is located between Headford and Caherlistrane, a short distance from the main N17 Galway to Sligo road. This property has the potential be provide an excellent family home. Folio No 60912F. AMV is €95,000. Open viewing Saturdays 11am to 12 noon.
The auction will be held on Tuesday October 6 in the Harbour Hotel, Galway.
Registration for the morning session will commence at 9am and the auction will commence at 10am. Registration for the afternoon session will commence at 1pm and the auction will commence at 3pm.
For further details and open viewing times see www.odonnjoyce.com for full brochure and pictures of each property or contact the O’Donnellan & Joyce auction team on 091 564212.
O’Donnellan & Joyce will hold two further auctions before bringing 2015 to a close. These will take place on Friday November 13 and Friday December 18. To register for either of these two auctions call the auction team at O’Donnellan & Joyce on 091 564212.