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Buyers from outside Galway keen to snap up investment properties



Woodhaven, Merlin Park

There has also been an “overwhelming” response from potential investors in properties which will go for auction later this month.

More than 50 properties will be going under the hammer on July 24, and auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan told Tribune Property he is expecting interest from overseas in a number of properties in the catalogue.

“We have incredible diversity and value in this summer auction sale with over 50 properties. A substantial amount of them are throughout Galway City, including desirable locations like Devon Park, Merlin Park, Newcastle, Tirellan Heights and a large variety of city centre apartments.

“There are a number in the Salthill area with panoramic views of Galway Bay and the surrounding coastline.

“It will have incredible value, diversity and some very exceptional properties which will create excellent interest, which we anticipate from both home and abroad,” said Mr O’Donnellan.

Anne Harding, auction co-ordinator, said she has been overwhelmed by the reaction.

“It’s been particularly big from investors outside Galway looking to acquire residential investments within close proximity to the university and the city centre, of which there are a number going into the July auction.

“Buyers are looking to acquire properties around Galway city where you are guaranteed to get a strong rental income and future growth,” said Ms Harding.

Here is a selection of some of the properties going under the auction hammer in the Galway area:

11 Woodhaven, Merlin Park. This is a superbly located seven bedroom detached residence with three en suites. It needs extensive refurbishment. There is parking to the front for four cars and large rear yard and side entrance. The Advised Minimum Value is €360,000.

78 Gleann Dara, Bishop O’Donnell Road, Galway. A fine four-bed semi-detached property within close proximity to NUI Galway and University Hospital Galway. The rear garden not overlooked. The property being sold fully furnished. The AMV is €150,000.

1 Arasain na Mara, Salthill. Superbly located three-bed ground floor apartment (791 sq ft) with breathtaking views of Galway Bay. The AMV is €145,000.

14 Arasain na Mara, Salthill. Spacious one-bed second floor apartment (457 sq ft) with sea views and private parking. The AMV is €110,000.


Spacious bungalow on 39 acres could be ideal buy for farmers



Cloughanover, Headford.

Pat Burke Property is handling the sale of a spacious three-bed bungalow at Cloughanover, Headford, which comes with 39 acres of land and outbuildings.

Situated just two minutes from Headford town and 20 minutes from the city, this is an ideal investment opportunity for someone to purchase their first home or farm of land, according to the selling agents.

The property will go to auction on Friday, March 3 at the Anglers Rest Hotel at 3pm. This will be a first for the locality, as the auction will be live streamed on the platform to allow bidding and viewing of the auction from near and far.

Lot 1 on the day will be the three-bed bungalow with kitchen, dining room, sitting room and bathroom. There is a large garage adjoining the house with a toilet, shower facility and utility room which could easily be transformed into a self-contained flat.

The property was built in the 1960s and though it needs modernisation, it has always been kept in good repair. There is oil fired central heating with radiators throughout and a solid fuel stove in the kitchen.

The rooms are spacious which would be a bonus for anyone looking to renovate. The house sits on a half-acre of land with a garden to the front and a rear garden with mature trees.

Lot 2, circa nine acres of top-quality land with a three-bay slatted shed and silage slab in good repair also a three-bay hay shed with lean two and a three-bay multi-purpose shed.

Lot 3, circa 8.2 acres of agricultural land renowned for its fattening qualities for livestock, this is adjacent to lot 2. Lot 3 on the day is a small plot of ground adjacent to Cloughanover NS. All these lots will be offered for sale individually first and then as a combined lot consisting of 17.5 acres of land with outbuildings.

Lot 6, circa 21.5 acres of excellent quality agricultural land and would be a major asset to adjoining farmers or to someone looking to purchase prime quality land.

The auction is expected to create a lot of interest due to its outstanding location and with all the amenities of the town and Cloughanover NS just 300 metres away; two minutes from Headford schools and the mart renowned for its quality stock, where buyers come from all over the country.

“All in all this will be an excellent purchase with its prime location and quality land,” said Pat Burke.

For further information or to arrange a viewing, contact Pat Burke on 087 8137150.



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Local development company set to launch houses with clever use of space



A computer-generated image of how the new family homes in the development will look.

An Cúlán is local developer Jardonelle Ltd’s latest offering to the new homes market in Loughrea following their very well received An Gairdín Cúil development in Cosmona, which sold out earlier this year.

An Cúlán is an exclusive development of seven four-bedroom family homes located in the Baunoge neighbourhood of Loughrea, within walking distance of all main primary and secondary schools in the town as well as all other amenities that Loughrea has to offer, not least of all its stunning lake.

At 133 square metres, these new homes are generously proportioned and pack a punch in terms of clever design and use of space, even offering a home office space for contemporary living.

All homes in An Cúlán come with an A-grade energy rating as standard and qualify for the government’s Help-to-Buy and First Home schemes making them an exciting proposition for first time homeowners.

With the show home launching in early 2023, the team at Jardonelle, which celebrated 30 years in business this year, is taking enquiries at where all relevant information can be provided and viewing appointments can be arranged.

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Luxury detached home within small city enclave



Spacious: Circular Road, Galway.

Positioned within a small enclave of homes on Circular Road in Galway, No.7 Hy-Brasail Court is a spacious detached property presented in quality condition offering ample reception and living space throughout with approximately 186.4 sq.m.

Constructed in the early 1990s, the property has been well maintained over the years by the current owners is evident upon entry.

The ground floor accommodation avails of plentiful reception space arranged between two separate living rooms, dining room, a beautiful conservatory with garden access, fully fitted kitchen, separate utility and guest bathroom.

Upstairs offers four large bedrooms, one of which avails of its own en suite, and a main family bathroom.

A distinct feature s the outside space which is equally as impressive having been well manicured by the owners.

Hy-Brasail Court is a beautiful residential development comprising of a small number of detached homes and a central communal green space offering a family friendly atmosphere.

The asking price is €740,000. For further information or to arrange a viewing, contact O’Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers on 091 564212.


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