4 on the market: for auction
A choice of four properties which are due to go for auction.
Barrow House, Kilkenny Rd, Co Carlow
(AMV)€550k REA Sothern (059) 913 1218
The Barrow in Barrow House refers to the river which meanders past the end of the back garden. It's on a one-acre site with mature trees, and set well back from the road, less than a kilometre from Carlow town centre. It's 2,971 sq ft on two floors, the first floor being taken up by five bedrooms (two ensuite) and a bathroom. Downstairs, there's a dual-aspect kitchen with an Aga and patio doors, as well as a family room, living room, sitting room and sunroom. There's also a garage on the grounds. Barrow House will go under the hammer on July 23 at the Killashee Hotel in Naas, Co Kildare.
Park, Spiddal, Co Galway
(AMV)€275k O’Donnellan & Joyce (091) 564 212
There are 11.76 acres of land going with this traditional two-storey farmhouse about 20 minutes' drive from Galway City, and there are great views south from there over Galway Bay. It's set well back from the road, but most of the acreage is behind the house and there may be potential for development there. The house itself needs a lot of work. It's 1,237 sq ft, with a living room, kitchen/ dining room and five bedrooms, and there's a shed out the back. The auction is on July 19 at the Harbour Hotel in Galway.
Ardevan Lodge, Gorey, Co Wexford
(AMV)€450k S Fitz O’Leary Kinsella (053) 943 0088
Not quite a five-minute walk from Gorey's main street, Ardevan Lodge is on a short cul de sac with four other houses. It's bigger than it looks from the front, measuring 2,971 sq ft at ground level with another 357 sq ft in the attic. The space includes four bedrooms, the main one with an ensuite bath and a dressing room. By way of reception rooms, there's a dining room, sitting room and living room, as well as the kitchen, a conservatory and an office. It's to be auctioned a week from today, on Friday, July 12 at 3pm.
Alcantara, Renmore, Galway City
(AMV)€285k O’Donnellan & Joyce (091) 564 212
Renmore Road leads from the Dublin Road out of Galway down to Renmore Barracks, and it's about 10 minutes' walk from GMIT. Built in about 1980, Alcantara is a 1,005 sq ft detached bungalow that now needs refurbishment. It has three bedrooms (one with an ensuite shower), a dining room with a fireplace, kitchenette, and a living room also with a fireplace. There's a proper stairs leading up to a converted attic, and the grounds also include a block-built shed. It will be auctioned on Friday, July 19 at the Harbour Hotel in Galway, and there are open viewings on Wednesdays and Saturdays.