Choice of homes across Galway set to go under auction hammer

Aughrim, Ballinasloe
Aughrim, Ballinasloe

Around 35 properties – including a selection of starter homes – will go under the hammer at the first O’Donnellan & Joyce ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ auction at the start of next month.

Auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan outlined: “We have a large selection of starter homes and residential investment properties, along with some commercial properties of particular interest in this auction, but it will be dominated by the choice of properties in Galway City and County. As always, there is excellent value for homebuyers and investors.

Among the properties set to go under the hammer are:

3 Oakfort House, Salthill. A bright two-bed apartment in a complex of six units, and just a two-minute walk to Salthill. According to the selling agents, this would make an ideal holiday home or investment property. The Advised Minimum Value is €175,000.

Pier Road, Barna. St Joseph’s is a detached two-bed property in need of modernisation and located close to the renowned Donnelly’s and O’Grady’s restaurants. Views from the property are breathtaking and with planning permission, one could take advantage of these. The AMV is €195,000.

158 Tirellan Heights, Headford Road. A spacious three-bed semi-detached residence located within walking distance of Terryland Shopping Centre, schools and church. Ideal as an owner-occupied home, and there is also huge potential as a rental property. There is off-street parking, a good sized rear garden and a side entrance. The AMV is €210,000.

Aughrim, Ballinasloe. A spectacular five-bed residence with many extras including underfloor heating, handmade internal doors, large garden to the front, side and rear, cobbled driveway, alarm, hollowcore flooring, PVC cedar finish windows and a high standard of tiling.  There is large external storage with previous planning suitable for townhouses. The accommodation includes entrance hall, living room, dining room/gym, kitchen, conservatory, family room, five bedrooms (three ensuite), bathroom, utility and guest bathroom. The AMV is €275,000.

Finn’s Bar, Aughrim. A well-known pub with plenty of charm and a 7-day bar licence and seating for in excess of 50 patrons. Features include Liscannor paved stone flooring in the bar, timber beam ceiling and a feature fireplace. The property is fully-equipped with the sale including all furniture, fixtures and fittings. The ground floor includes living room, kitchen and bathroom. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, all ensuite, and fully furnished. The AMV is €160,000.

For more, read this week’s Connacht Tribune.