Selection of homes along the Western seaboard set to go under the hammer

Thornberry, Barna
Thornberry, Barna

More than 40 properties around Galway and across the Western seaboard are set to go under the hammer in the final O’Donnellan & Joyce ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ auction of 2016, which takes place on December 16.

Properties will also be up for sale in Donegal, Cavan, Leitrim, Mayor, Roscommon, Clare and Kerry and will include homes for first-time buyers and investors.

Auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan said: “This auction has a large selection of starter homes and residential investment properties, along with commercial properties.  We have a variety to choose from in Galway City and County giving excellent value for home owners and investors interested in becoming property owners in the West.”

Among the properties set to go under the hammer are:

47 Thornberry, Barna. A modern two-bed end-of-terrace townhouse just minutes’ walk from the village centre, with its award winning restaurants and ‘The Twelve’ boutique hotel, primary school and sandy beach. The Advised Minimum Value is €270,000.

87 Glasán, Ballybane, Galway. Three-bed semi-detached maisonette (sleeps four people), located opposite GMIT and purpose-built to accommodate students and summer holiday lettings. Fully-managed with year-round rental income. Amenities include 24-hour security, shops, a restaurant and launderette. The AMV is €105,000.

Cornaun East, Inverin. A detached dormer bungalow on a 0.8 acre site of mature, meticulously maintained gardens, close to the beach and with sea views. Presented in excellent condition throughout, with accommodation including living room, dining, kitchen, guest toilet, bathroom, three bedrooms (master en suite) and a detached garage. The AMV is €180,000.

34 Michael Collins Road, Mervue, Galway. A mid-terrace house with a one-bed self-contained flat to the rear. This property would suit both the first-time buyer and residential investor. The AMV is €165,000.

36 Michael Collins Road. End-of-terrace house with a one-bed flat to the rear. Close to GMIT, Bon Secours, Merlin Park and large industrial employers. The AMV is €175,000. There is an opportunity to buy both the properties at a combined AMV of €340,000.

9 Eyre Square Apartments, Galway. A two-bed apartment on a quiet rooftop courtyard above the shopping centre complex. There are communal landscaped areas and a secure paved courtyard. The AMV is €185,000.

102 Cúirt Seoige, Bohermore, Galway. Less than a 10-minute walk from Eyre Square, this two-bed apartment (master en suite) would make an excellent investment or a great little starter home. Currently earning €1,000 per month in rental income, features include underfloor heating, secure underground parking, balcony off the living area, integrated appliances and recessed lighting. The AMV is €160,000.

For more, read this week’s Connacht Tribune.