Newcastle properties a stone’s throw from NUIG for auction

No 2 University Park.

No 2 University Park.

O’Donnellan & Joyce is bringing some 70 properties for sale in its ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ all day summer auction, which will be held on Friday July 21.

Some of the best houses available to people looking for family homes or investment properties are in the Newcastle area, and Colm O’Donnellan of O’Donnellan & Joyce says "six or seven properties in the Newcastle area are all within close proximity and a stone’s throw of the university.

"You are nearly guaranteed a master’s degree, such is the closeness of NUIG to all these properties," he says.

The July 21 auction is set to commence 12 noon sharp for the early session and 3pm for the afternoon session. Registration is open from 11am for the morning session and 2pm for the afternoon session. As always, the Harbour Hotel on New Dock Road, Galway is the setting for this all day auction. Viewings have commenced on the Galway city properties, and the Newcastle properties to note are as follows:


A beautiful semi-detached home presented in excellent condition by the current owners. Currently comprising four bedrooms, the property offers a playroom with an en suite that can be easily changed to a fifth bedroom. Accessed through the wide welcoming entrance hall, there are two living rooms to the left and the playroom with en suite to the right. Under stairs storage allows plenty of room for coats, shoes, etc. To the rear of the house, a spacious kitchen/dining room has vaulted ceiling, lots of kitchen units for all the essentials and a lounge area with solid fuel stove. The kitchen overlooks a lovely, mature rear garden of approximately 20 metres in depth. Upstairs, a wide landing has access to a sizeable attic space with potential for conversion. There are four good sized bedrooms here along with the main bathroom.

Outside, including the well-manicured rear garden, the property benefits from a large, paved driveway to the front, allowing access for four cars comfortably. Newcastle Park is one of the most sought after residential locations in Galway city. The address offers a quiet, tree-lined street filled with residential dwellings, all just around the corner from NUIG and UCHG. Within walking distance of Galway city centre and close to Galway's vibrant West End.



Situated at the rear of No 17 Newcastle Park, this a charming two bedroom property has a separate, private front garden and a sizeable rear yard, an ideal suntrap. Presented in good condition the property comprises two bedrooms, a living room, kitchen and bathroom, making it an ideal first time buyers home or somewhere for retirees to downsize to. The house has a partially floor attic for storage, a phone line installed and a wired alarm and all furniture and curtains are included in the sale.


Nos 17 and 17A Newcastle Park are for sale in separate lots but there is an option to purchase them in a combined lot. No. 17 would make a wonderful family home with a granny flat at 17a. It could also be converted to consultancy rooms with ample parking to the front for four cars and with extra room in the bungalow to the rear. This option offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a family home with the additional extra rental income asset to the rear.


A fine five bed semi-detached property located across the road from UCHG, only five minutes from NUIG and within walking distance of the city centre and all amenities. The property is presented in very good condition and enjoys off street parking to the front and a good sized garden with shed to the rear. University Park is a cul-de-sac made up of a small number of large semi-detached houses that are mainly owner occupied. No 2 offers space both inside and out and is being offered fully furnished. It would make a fabulous family home for someone wanting to live close to all amenities. There are a host of restaurants and cafes round the corner on the main Newcastle Road. Equally this is a fine investment property because of its closeness to NUIG and UCHG. Viewing is highly recommended.



Situated in the popular, well established residential area of Fairlands Park, this detached house offers in the region of 130sqm with four bedrooms and ample living space throughout. While in need of modernisation, the property is presented in good condition overlooking the large green area that the estate benefits from.

Additionally, 22 Sylvan Avenue offers off-street parking at the front and an excellent garden at the rear of approximately 20 metres in depth.

Sylvan Avenue is serviced well by local amenities, while also being on the doorstep of NUIG and within close proximity to UCHG and Galway city centre. An ideal family home in an attractive residential estate.

OPEN VIEWINGS WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS 12.30pm to -1.30pm; AMV: €340,000


Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac in an established estate in the popular Newcastle area, 41 Moyola Park is a large detached house on a substantial corner site. The property comprises approximately 110sqm of living space throughout with four bedrooms on the second floor. While in need of modernisation, the property is presented in good order. The rear garden offers a huge amount of space with well over 20 metres in depth.

Moyola Park is on the doorstep of NUIG, is well serviced by local amenities and within close proximity to Galway city centre.

While also being hugely attractive to an owner occupier, this property would make an ideal investment for anyone looking for a substantial sized property with excellent potential. The spacious garden is fitting for modern family living.

OPEN VIEWINGS WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS 3.30pm to 4.30pm; AMV: €300,000


This property is one of the nicest three bed semis to come to the market for some time and has always been owner occupied. An executor sale, it has all the hallmarks of a property that was well looked after and meticulously maintained. Presented in excellent condition with decor to suit all tastes, this lovely home will appear to a wide spectrum of purchasers. Located in the much sought after, mainly owner-occupied development, it is within walking distance of NUIG, UCHG the Dangan sports complex with all other amenities. Presented in turn key condition it enjoys lovely front and rear gardens, with off street parking and a car port to the front.

OPEN VIEWINGS WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS 12.30pm to 1.30pm; AMV: €260,000

The full list of properties for sale by auction on July 21 can be viewed online on, and and details are available from the auction team at O’Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers, 5 Mary Street, Galway 091 564 212.



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