O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers has just launched its July auction which is taking place on Friday July 8 at 12 noon in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway. Buyers will be out in force to view the incredible selection of properties going under the auction hammer including family homes, apartments, and commercial opportunities.

Colm O’Donnellan of O’Donnellan & Joyce said: “This auction has a great selection of starter homes and residential investment properties, along with some commercial properties of particular interest. 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.”

The entire auction catalogue, including full property details and photographs of each, are available to view at www.odj.ie Colm O’Donnellan added that “there are some fantastic prime investment opportunities going for auction within walking distance of NUIG and UHG.”

The July 8 auction will be streamed live from the Harbour Hotel on O’Donnellan & Joyce’s website, www.odj.ie, from 12 noon with auctioneer Colm O’Donnellan overseeing the proceedings and taking bids from pre-registered in-room, telephone, internet, and proxy bidders. If you are interested in bidding, registration for the auction must be completed prior to the auction date on the company website www.odj.ie

Below are some of the local properties that will be on offer on July 8.

No 50 Sycamore Drive, Highfield Park, Galway

A detached family residence nicely situated in one of Galway city’s most desirable and mature residential locations, Highfield Park, just off Taylor’s Hill. This four bed detached property enjoys views of the green to the front and has a very private rear garden. No 50 Sycamore Drive is a substantial residence conveniently located within walking distance of several quality primary and secondary schools, which are just a short stroll away on Taylor’s Hill. Landmarks such as Salthill village with its promenade, and the trendy bars and restaurants of Galway’s Latin Quarter and West End are just moments away. NUIG and UHG are close by, making Sycamore Drive, Highfield Park, the ultimate central location. Full of original character, the property requires some modernisation but offers huge potential to create an amazing home.

AMV: €450,000.

No 5 Sylvan Drive, Fairlands Park, Newcastle, Galway

Built in 1972 by O’Malley Construction, this wonderful family home has been meticulously maintained over the years and is perfectly positioned within Fairlands Park, a well laid-out development of detached homes. There is ample street parking and a large green area with trees and seating. To the rear of the house, a later extension houses a self-contained one bedroom apartment with kitchen/dining room and shower room. The apartment can be easily accessed through the main house or via the side entrance. Outside there is parking for two cars on the front driveway and the rear garden is in lawn, with planted shrubs and mature trees. Heating is oil fired with double glazing throughout, making this fine home very comfortable. In excellent condition, this home is very well located and only a short stroll to the NUIG and UHG, and 2.5km to Eyre Square in the city centre.

AMV: €450,000.

No 80 Forster Court, Forster Street, Galway

This is a four bedroom semidetached residence in an exceptional location, within walking distance of the city centre. The property is in good condition throughout but could benefit from some cosmetic upgrading. There is off street parking to the front along with an enclosed rear garden. This is a property which will appeal to both investors and owner occupiers.

AMV: €370,000.

No 34 Corrib Park, Newcastle, Galway

A superb three bedroom mid-terrace family home located in the popular residential neighbourhood of Corrib Park, Newcastle. This great location is just a stone’s throw from the NUIG campus and UHG, and within a 25 minute walk of Eyre Square. The area is well serviced by local amenities such as Westside Shopping Centre and Aldi supermarket. This house would make a wonderful starter home or indeed an excellent investment property given its proximity to the university and the hospital.

AMV: €250,000.

No 6 New Avenue, Rahoon Road, Galway

No 6 New Avenue is a mid-terrace three bedroom house presented in excellent condition as the current owners have painstakingly modernised it. Ground floor accommodation comprises entrance hallway, guest bathroom, open plan living/kitchen/dining room, and study to the rear. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, one en suite, and the main shower room. The low maintenance lawn to the front has artificial grass, so there is no need to get the lawnmower out, and mature shrubs border the lawn. This 1930s house has many of the original features including high ceilings, original interior doors, and dado and picture rails. In recent years the owners installed a new oil fired central heating boiler and did some insulation work on the study, the main shower room, and the master bedroom. The living room has a modern wood burning stove and the property has PVC double glazed windows and doors. Outside, the terrace off the kitchen and study offers a sunny spot for dining al fresco.

No 6 New Avenue would be an excellent opportunity for a purchaser to acquire a home in one of Galway’s most popular locations.

AMV: €335,000.

Cross Street, Loughrea, Co Galway

A charming three bedroom home with garage within walking distance of St Brendan’s National School and St Bridget’s College in Loughrea. Standing on a large site of c0.49 acre with mature hedging giving optimum privacy, this home has some nice original features such as fireplaces in each room, but as with all properties of its age would benefit from some modernisation. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a lovely detached bungalow in a very central location in Loughrea, close to shops, churches, and schools.

AMV: €190,000.

Unit 6, Royal Rock Estate 1, Ballybane Industrial Estate

This property is a mid-terrace industrial unit located at Royal Rock in the Ballybane Industrial Estate on the east side of Galway city. The property includes a ground floor warehouse with roller shutter door, porch, and staff wc. There is also pedestrian access to the rear with a second staircase leading to the first floor. The first floor has a small landing, office space, and large store. There is also a void in the floor where a forklift can access the first floor.

AMV: €150,000.

Creggaun, Caltra, Ballinasloe, Co Galway

Two storey five/six bedroom detached residence on a site of circa 0.5 acre. The property is fully completed internally but does require upgrading along with external works to be completed. The property has the potential to be an excellent family home in this rural setting. It is located approximately 1km from the village of Castleblakeney along the R359 and within 4km of the village of Caltra.

AMV: €130,000.

Apartment 2, Railway View House, Hulk Street, Clifden, Co Galway

Two bedroom, first floor, single storey apartment in Clifden town centre. Located just off the main Westport to Galway road (N59 ), this modern apartment comes fully furnished and so would make an ideal investment property.

Clifden is a busy town and the capital of Connemara, and is a popular tourist destination. It is known worldwide for its landscapes and beaches with lot of outdoor activities in the immediate area including Connemara championship golf links at Ballyconneely. This property is being sold with tenants in situ.

AMV: €85,000.

No 5 Millbrook, Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway

Two bedroom duplex unit situated within the Millbrook estate. Millbrook is a small development made up of apartments, semidetached, and detached homes in the centre of Miltown, a small village just off the N17 within 15km of Tuam town and within an easy commute of Galway city centre which is circa 45km away.

AMV: €90,000.

No 39 Arasain na Mara, Salthill, Galway

Excellent one bedroom third floor apartment situated just off Salthill Promenade in Salthill village. The property has direct sea views from the side balcony which is accessed off the living room. The apartment also has views all along the promenade from the glass tower should you choose to take the stairs to the third floor. Arasain na Mara is a well managed apartment complex with lift access and underground parking. The complex is ideally situated on the doorstep of Salthill Promenade. Arasain na Mara also benefits greatly from the amenities that Salthill has to offer and is within easy access of Galway city centre.

AMV: €225,000.

Office at Railway View House, Hulk Street, Clifden, Co Galway

This self-contained ground floor office unit is located off the main thoroughfare of Clifden. The surrounding area mainly comprises small retail units and overhead apartments. Tenants are not affected. The unit comprises a self-contained ground floor office with waiting area, reception, drawing office, managers office, file room, meeting room, kitchenette, and toilet. Total area is c992sq ft.

AMV: €100,000.

O’Gradys Bar & Restaurant, Gort, Co Galway

Formerly O’Gradys Bar & Restaurant, this is a mixed use building with bar and restaurant on the ground floor and living accommodation overhead. This was a well-known and established business and offers huge potential for any interested purchasers or investors. The property has a full seven day public licence and is located on a corner site overlooking Market Square. Gort is a busy town which has grown in population over the last number of years. Gort is easily accessed from the M18 motorway and is approximately 45km from Galway city and 60km from Limerick city.

AMV: €320,000.

No 81 Renville Village, Oranmore, Co Galway

Detached residence located within the popular Renville Village development, on the edge of the internationally acclaimed Galway Bay Golf and Country Club. This spacious residence has been maintained in good condition throughout. The property is currently tenanted and is being sold with tenants in place. Situated within 4km of Oranmore village in the scenic area of Renville, close to Galway Bay Sailing club, Renville Park and Galway Bay Golf Club, this is a popular located for sailing enthusiasts.

AMV: €235,000.

The live property auction will take place at the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway, on July 8, and the full list of properties for sale can be viewed online on www.odj.ie If you are interested in bidding, registration must be completed on the company website www.odj.ie before the auction date.

Full details are available from the auction team at O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers, 5 Mary Street, Galway, 091 564 212.