Following the announcement of its partnership with DNG, Ireland’s largest property services providers, DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard has launched the first of its summer auctions which features 10 lots throughout the city and county.
Flying high after the launch of its new look office, the industrious auction team at DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard are working to organise the May 10 auction which includes some really interesting properties.
“We’ve had a very busy and exciting few weeks culminating in the launch of what we feel will be a very popular auction,” said James Heaslip MIPAV.
“We have a few gems included in this auction that will undoubtedly attract a lot of interest.”
The auction includes:
The first offering to go under the hammer is No 9 St Claire’s on Taylor’s Hill. This outstanding executive style detached residence is located in what many would consider to be the most sought after location in Galway city and will certainly attract those seeking a perfect family home. Situated in private exclusive development, overlooking a green area, this property is part of a cluster of detached homes.
Comprising approximately 2,600sq ft of space, this stunning home is both bright and spacious with large, well proportioned, living areas and a finish that is second to none.
The interior is beautifully presented with a gorgeous fitted kitchen finished with granite work tops, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, underfloor heating, and extensive tiling. Spanning three floors, to include a spacious converted attic, this house has more than enough room and is well laid out with maximum usage of all space. With a hugely attractive AMV of €600,000 this home is sure to attract those on the lookout for the perfect family residence. Brian Doherty of Doherty solicitors, Saville House, New Dock Street, Galway, will handle the carriage of sale.
Open viewings will take place between 3pm and 4pm on Wednesdays and Sundays and further viewings can be arranged by contacting James Heaslip of DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard or Shane Heskin of Heskin Auctioneers.
Lot no 2 is No 6 New Street West, a proper gem of a townhouse that has been renovated and extended whilst still retaining a wonderful sense of character and warmth. Located looking onto the famous Small Crane square and adjacent to myriad hostelries, this townhouse will definitely appeal to urban dwellers who need everything within a short walk.
An open plan living/dining area has been complemented with a galley style kitchen and range of appliances. The first floor has two spacious bedrooms with an adjoining shower room. The small rear yard holds an outside wc and leads onto a beautiful communal garden area, the use of which is limited to a small number of houses on this road. Re-wired and with oil fired central heating, this townhouse will certainly warm the heart of any potential buyer.
The AMV on this lovely property is €145,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Peter Casserly, Semple & Co solicitors, Court House Square, Galway. Open viewings will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12 noon to 1pm.
The third property to go under the hammer is Della Strada at Silver Strand on the Barna Road. It is rare that a property in this location comes to the market and, with its spectacular sea views and close proximity to Galway city, this property is sure to attract those looking for the opportunity to set up home in an idyllic location.
Directly opposite Silver Strand beach, this detached bungalow is in need of some work but does offer serious potential for expansion. With generous living space including a converted attic, the house is set just off the main road adjacent to Barna Church and is being sold with the benefit of a site of almost 0.25 acre with a large rear yard and garden.
Planning has already been granted to expand the rear of the property, which is an option should the next owner wish to do so.
Guiding a most attractive AMV of €295,000, this represents a wonderful opportunity to acquire a well located property in a beautiful setting.
Open viewing will take place on Wednesdays and Sundays from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Grainne Finn of RDJ Glynn solicitors, Dun Aengus, Long Walk, will handle the carriage of sale.
Lot 4 is No 20 Railway Avenue, Clifden. Originally developed as a scheme of holiday homes in the centre of Clifden, this is one of the best value offerings in the May auction.
Any buyer here will be able to enjoy the summer in Clifden, and experience the beauty and splendour of the Connemara landscape, renowned worldwide. This is a five bedroom mid terrace property, equipped with all mod cons and would be perfect as a holiday home or for family living.
Located right beside the Station House Hotel, Railway Avenue is a very short walk from the town centre and its wonderful collection of pubs, shops, and restaurants.
An array of mountain walks, beaches, and a spectacular national park are all within a few minutes drive of this property as is pony trekking and some of the best fishing in the west.
With an AMV of just €65,000 this represents spectacular value which has to be seen to be appreciated. According to agent Alan Maxwell MRICS, MSCSI these properties are capable of generating €10,000 per annum in rental income, which is a remarkable return for your money. Five bedrooms, one of which is en suite, afford ample accommodation for any family.
Viewings are by prior appointment with the agent Alan Maxwell of DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard. The solicitor with carriage of sale is Paschal Mullery, Mullery solicitors, Woodquay, Galway.
Lot 5 brings us to Knocknacarra and to No 35 Cluain Dara, located just off the Western Distributor Road in one of the most popular residential neighbourhoods in the city. With so much on the doorstep, this has been the location of choice for first time buyers for many years.
No 35 is a top quality three bedroom semi which will undoubtedly attract interest from those looking to get a foothold in the market. These well-built houses surround a large open area that is perfect for young children to play on, and affords excellent privacy. The Clybaun Hotel and NRG leisure club are within walking distance, as are a range of playing fields. Schools in this area include two Gaelscoileanna, both primary and post primary.
Accommodation comprises an entrance hall, living area with open fire, kitchen/diner on ground floor level, and three bedrooms, one of which is en suite, and a main bathroom on the first floor.
The AMV for No 35 Cluain Dara is set at €135,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Kieran Madigan & Co solicitors, Main Street, Castlerea, Co Roscommon.
Open viewings will held on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 3pm to 4pm.
Lot number six sees a detached dormer residence in Brooklodge in the townland of Ballyglunin come to the market. Set in the stunning surrounds of Brooklodge Demesne, this wonderful family home is being offered to the market with the benefit of having almost 2,100sq ft of living space on a site comprising almost 0.5 of an acre.
Recently completed, the house has been completed to a builders finish and is primed for the next owner to put their own stamp it. Within half an hour of Galway city, all amenities are a short drive away making this an ideal location for those seeking a well proportioned house in a quiet, picturesque, setting.
Guiding a most reasonable AMV of €85,000, viewing is highly recommended for those first time buyers looking for value. Open viewings will take place on Saturday between 1.30pm and 2.30pm and Patricia Bambury of MG Ryan & Co solicitors, Abbeygate Street, will handle the carriage of sale.
The Claddagh evokes a sense of nostalgia for many people but it is the wonderful qualities of this location that makes this area so sought after. The proximity to the city and Salthill Promenade along with schools and many sports facilities will appeal to any buyer.
No 59 Father Burke Road has been owned by one family for several generations and now is ready to be passed to a new owner. With a large west facing rear garden this house enjoys lovely sunlight and could easily accommodate an extension to the existing three bedrooms. With the benefit of experience from some recent sales in this area, the agents are confident there will be strong interest in this property and are aware that there is a constant demand for homes in The Claddagh.
Agent Alan Maxwell MRICS, MSCSI commented that the number of enquiries specifically for The Claddagh is constant, and he finds that buyers range from first time buyers to retirees looking for a safe and convenient environment.
The AMV on No 59 is €185,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Norman Fitzgerald of Purdy Fitzgerald solicitors, Kiltarten House, Forster Street, Galway. Open viewings are on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.
The next lot is No 12 Radharc na Farraige in Knocknacarra. A quality four bedroom semidetached bungalow, this property is located in a lovely residential estate with green areas, making it a friendly family location.
Measuring c1,360sq ft with a west facing rear aspect, this property is immaculately finished and features four bedrooms with the master bedroom en suite.
Accommodation also includes a living room, kitchen/dining, and utility room. With a private patio, this property would make an ideal family home and comes to market with a very attractive AMV of €175,000.
The solicitor with carriage of sale is Leonard Silke & Co, 43 William Street, Galway, and open viewings will be held on Wednesdays and Sundays from 12 noon to 1pm.
For our next lot we move to County Galway and to the village of Menlough where Ballagh Cottage is being brought to market. This recently constructed three bedroom detached cottage is nestled in the most tranquil countryside imaginable.
Sitting on a half acre site, the interior is completed to a high standard, ready for immediate occupation.
Accommodation includes three bedrooms, kitchen/dining, living room, utility, and bathroom. It is within close proximity of Menlough, Athenry, Ballinasloe, and close to local amenities including shops, schools, and other amenities.
With an AMV of €40,000, this property represents incredible value. Open viewings will take place on Saturdays from 12 noon to 1pm.
The 10th and final lot is located in Casla, Connemara. Costelloe Lodge, or The Lodge as it is affectionately known, is expected to attract huge interest due to both its keen price and its interesting and varied history.
Among this impressive and vast property’s previous owners, is Joseph Bruce Ismay, chairman of the White Star Line, the company that owned RMS Titanic. The house is now being offered for sale by the executors of the late owners.
It is in need of some upgrading and modernisation and with circa 10,000sq ft of accommodation it offers plenty of scope for new owners to acquire a magnificent, large family home, or perhaps develop a charming boutique hotel or specialist centre.
Ground floor accommodation includes an entrance porch, large reception room, living room, sunroom, drawing room, dining room, pantry/store room, kitchen, utility room, gents cloakroom, ladies cloakroom, breakfast room, and games room/gym. First floor accommodation includes a landing, sitting room, sun terrace (overlooking garden), eight bedrooms, and five bathrooms. Included on the grounds are also three garages, carports, and out offices. The house is nestled on a well defined c11.5 acres of landscaped gardens.
The AMV for this property is €395,000 and the solicitor with carriage of sale is Helena McGrath, MacDermott & Allen, Francis Street, Galway. Viewings are by appointment with the sole selling agents, DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard.
The May auctions take place on Friday May 10 in the Imperial Hotel, Eyre Square, at 3pm. For further information contact DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard on 091 565261.