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Sherry Fitzgerald scoop top award



Michael Grehan (right), Managing Director of Sherry Fitzgerald, pictured receiving the Residential Agency of the Year Award from Enda Gunnell, Managing Director, Pinergy.

Sherry FitzGerald has been awarded the Residential Agency Award at the Property Industry Excellence Awards at a ceremony which took place at the National Convention Centre in Dublin.

The awards programme was designed to independently recognise the highest standards of professionalism and excellence across the entire property sector.

Commenting on the award Michael Grehan, MD, Sherry FitzGerald said: “We are delighted to accept this award which recognises our customer-centric approach, served by a talented and passionate group of property professionals who operate from 88 locations across Ireland, including Galway.

“ We strongly believe that it is our commitment to our customers, both our vendors and our purchasers, which sets us apart from our competitors.

“We are a dynamic professional services firm with an infrastructure that uses cutting edge technology, market leading research and innovative marketing in all its forms to deliver the most respected estate agency service in Ireland.

“The ‘Sherry Fitz Way’ ensures that buyers and sellers get the best possible outcome for their property needs. Our offering covers all aspects of residential property, adhering at all times to the highest standards of excellence,” said Mr Grehan.

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A home that can generate rent!



Stonebridge House

New to the market is this lovely, extremely deceptive and impressive home situated only 450 metres from Clarinbridge village.

Stonebridge House is located on a fine site with a tarmacadam driveway, mature shrubs and trees, water feature, decked area and stables to the rear all adding to the many delightful features of this well-built home.

It was built in 1982 and extended in 1993, creating a bright, spacious home which is perfect for today’s busy, modern family lifestyle.

The main house is a six-bed residence with a two-bedroomed basement apartment offering 3,000 sq ft of family living accommodation.

This makes this property perfect for multi-generational living or should you wish to rent out the basement apartment, can provide you with extra income.

The welcoming half front door takes you into the hallway where there is a ground floor bedroom to your left and to your right. Further down the hallway to your right leads you into the spacious kitchen/dining area perfect for family life and entertaining, with plenty of storage space, a Stanley range cooker set into a gorgeous cream brick inglenook with an added feature of a back boiler that heats the water and radiators.

There is an office/media room off the kitchen which every house needs nowadays, as today’s family spends more and more time on the web.

Double doors open to the large tastefully decorated sitting room with a feature fireplace and a solid fuel stove. The den area is filled with natural light with plenty of windows and patio doors opening onto the garden and patio area. Also on this floor is a guest toilet.

Upstairs on the first floor is the spacious landing with built-in storage cupboards and leading to four fine bedrooms and the main bathroom. Another bonus to this beautiful home is the installation of a convenient central vacuum system which is known for its removal of allergens and dust when cleaning and not having to drag a vacuum from room to room!

The asking price is €495,000. For further information or to arrange a viewing, contact DNG Brian MacMahon on 091 638638.


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28-acre farm to go under hammer



Clooniffe Farm in Moycullen

A farm on the outskirts of Galway City – the first of its size to come up for sale in nearly 15 years – is set to be sold in an online auction in September.

According to selling agent Martin O’Connor, Clooniffe Farm in Moycullen is an opportunity not to be missed as farms of this quality rarely present themselves to the market in the region.

This prime farm extends to 28.17 acres and is top quality limestone land which is laid out in large fields divided by stone walls.

The property enjoys excellent road frontage and has the potential for two sites which due to their unique location are prime sites with great demand locally.

The farmyard is set back from the road and has a gravel driveway leading into a large yard area accessed via double gates comes complete with a three-bay back to back cattle shed (four bays with slatted tanks – two dry bays) and a four-bay round top hay barn together with cattle handling facilities and a silage pit slab. The buildings are maintained in good order.

The property enjoys a second entrance from the Ballyquirke Lake side road (the back road to Moycullen village).

“This is an excellent opportunity for new and existing farmers to acquire a ready to go farm on the west side of the city and cut down on long commutes across to the east of the county.

“The land is divided into four distinct sections with a large meadow area to the front, two large equally sized grazing plots to the rear of the yard with the final plot at the rear providing grazing and woodland shelter which could easily be reclaimed into good grazing land,” said Mr O’Connor.

The property has mains water supply and electricity. There are no entitlements for sale with the property.

The Advised Minimum Value is €450,000. The online auction will take place on September 16. For further information or to arrange a farm walk, contact DNG Martin O’Connor Land Sales on 091 866708.


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Kick back and enjoy the breathtaking sights of Ireland’s only true fjord



This beautiful home overlooking Killary Fjord boasts breathtaking and unique views of the surrounding mountains and sea.

‘Killary View’ in Leenane features internal and external finishes of the highest standard.

On entering, you walk into an airy double height open plan kitchen/sitting room area. There is a bespoke cherry kitchen with Belfast sink and granite counter tops, natural slate tiles in the kitchen and teak hardwood floors in all the downstairs living area.

Leading off the sitting room is a large dining room with views of the fjord and mountains with a multi-fuel German stove.

The property features cathedral ceilings and three bedrooms – two bedrooms are downstairs and one has a walk-in wardrobe with en suite and the other double bedroom is adjacent to the family bathroom. Tthe master bedroom on the first floor with en-suite.

The property boasts a state-of-the-art heating system, with underfloor heating and zoned heating and hot water. There are German-manufactured Niveau windows.

Outside, there is a new decking area with BBQ facilities, a wooden garden shed and boiler house.

Selling agent Bernard Cregg said: “This property is located on an elevated site in the stunning village of Leenane on the Killary Fjord, Ireland’s only Fjord.

“Leenane Village is beautiful with great pubs, shops and restaurants and is famous for a number of movies including The Field.

“The property is surrounded by the Maam Turk mountains to the south and and Mweelrea to the west and fabulous views of Killary Fjord, making for spectacular views from all angles.

For more, read this week’s Connacht Tribune.

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