The upcoming O’Donnellan & Joyce auction catalogue has a great selection of properties which would suit first-time buyers.
Auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan said he believes the properties will be particularly attractive to young people who are currently renting.
“There are some fantastic properties on offer both in the city and outside. All properties are priced to sell and there are some in walk-in condition.
“Some of these properties should be of particular interest to first-time buyers who are presently renting and who consider that buying is a better option for them as in many cases the mortgage repayments will be cheaper than the rent they are paying at the moment.
“Also because most of the properties are in turnkey condition, it means that no extra outlay will be needed which is always a bonus to a first-time buyer,” said Mr O’Donnellan.
26 Eden Park, Loughrea is an owner-occupied home and is one of the most elegant residences to come to the market for some time. Eden Park is a small development of only 45 homes that are built around a large green space.
It is considered a sought-after location to live in Loughrea due to its convenience to all amenities, the community that has evolved there and the strong and active residents’ association. This is a superb family home, in excellent condition with a fabulous rear garden that comes to the market with a very attractive price tag.
It is presented in walk-in condition and coming complete with carpets, curtains, blinds, light fittings and a range of superior quality appliances. It enjoys large gardens to the front and rear that are professionally designed and meticulously maintained. The AMV is €135,000. Open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2pm to 3pm.
212 Lurgan Park, Renmore. Renmore has long been regarded as a wonderful place to live and rear a family. It is renowned for its large green spaces and many notable schools and in essence, has all amenities of offer in terms of leisure and education.
This is a lovely three-bed semi-detached property located in a well-established and mature development. It is a very well kept family home and is presented in very good condition.
The estate is located just off the roundabout at GMIT and is proving to be very popular because of its close location to the college, Merlin Park and the Bons Secours hospitals, as many who are employed in those establishments live there.
For more, read this week’s Connacht Tribune.
Detached home in Knocknacarra has host of amenities nearby
O’Donnellan and Joyce are handling the sale of a large four-bed detached property located in Shangort Park, Knocknacarra, in Galway.
Located just off Shangort Road, Number 11 was constructed in the early 2000s.
It is a small, quiet development comprised of a mixture or detached and semi-detached homes finished to the highest of standards and overlooking a large green area.
In terms of location, this property has all that one would require and is ideally located within a short walk of quality local schools such as Gaelscoil Mhic Ahmlaigh, Knocknacarra National School and Colaiste Na Coiribe.
An abundance of amenities include the Gateway Shopping Park (B&Q) and Tesco. There are a number of ample green spaces and playing fields close by such as McGrath’s Field, Cappagh Park and Millars Lane.
The property is also located just minutes from the stunning surroundings of Rusheen Bay and Rusheen Woods and the area also boasts a wealth of local amenities.
For more, read this week’s Connacht Tribune.
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Boasting uninterrupted bay views
Property firm iamsold, whose online bidding and auction platform is used by more 300 auctioneers across Ireland, is continuing to take entries for its 2023 auctions with the next dates scheduled for May 18, June 22 and July 20.
Shane May, Sales Manager for iamsold said: “Previous years have shown the May to July period is particularly strong for selling residential and commercial property. We have an excellent variety of properties currently on offer, and we are finding that there is an ongoing appetite for realistically priced property throughout the country. Our partner auctioneers have been kept busy as requests for viewings remain high.”
Among the properties for sale at the moment are:
Sky Road, Clifden. This is a two-bed property described as “character filled” set in a wonderful holiday location.
This is a traditional cottage which has been cleverly extended to retain its character with a modern living interior. The focal point is the extended living area with full and uninterrupted views over Kingstown Bay. The property is offered at bids over €525,000 and for sale by Sherry FitzGerald Mangan.
Main Street, Headford. Currently the property comprises two buildings, one of which was a public house, whilst the other was a private dwelling. Subject to planning, there is potential to extend to the rear of the property and create multiple units which could potentially provide 2 x 2 bed apartments, along with 3 x 1 bed apartments and could be eligible for the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant, offering between €30,000 and €50,000 towards the renovations. The property is offered at bids over €145,000 and for sale by Michelle Burke Estate Agents.
For more information on the auction, call 091 882121 or visit iamsold.ie
19th Century cottage boasts incredible views
DNG Martin O’Connor Land Sales are holding an online auction on May 11, where two lots of land in Letterfrack will go under the hammer.
The first lot is an opportunity to acquire a cottage with shed ruins on 4.34ha (10.72 acres) of top-quality land at Attirowerty. Enjoying incredible views in all direction, this land is one of the most outstanding opportunities to acquire a lovely holding of meticulously maintained farmland in the Connemara region in many years.
Bordering the Traheen River, the cottage – dating back to the 1800s – is a traditional stone built property under a galvanised roof laid out in two rooms with open fireplaces in each room. Across the yard there are the ruins of a large shed which could be renovated.
Looking south the cottage enjoys views of Ballinakill Bay, Tully Hill and Letter Hill to the west whilst to the north Diamond Hill and the Mweelrea mountains with many more hills of south Mayo are visible in the distance.
Fully enclosed by stonewalls and concrete post with wire fencing, the land laid out in three large sections provides excellent grazing with a cattle holding yard and cattle crush.
The land is suited for all types of livestock grazing with cattle farming been the main enterprise over the years on the holding. Due to its excellent order the land would be the perfect location for breeding Connemara ponies and also ideal for holding sheep due to its field system and good boundaries.
The property presents itself as an excellent proportion for those looking for a cottage hideaway that they can renovate to their own style in this scenic part of Ireland with a wonderful atmosphere surrounding it. The lands are ideally suited to existing landowners looking to expand or those looking to set up a small holding centrally located between Clifden and Letterfrack.
Lot 2, consisting of commonage lands in three sections at Attirowerty and Baunoge, amounts to 25.5 acres and is also for sale by online auction on the day.
For further information, contact DNG Martin O’Connor on 091 866708.