City centre living has always held appeal to those of us who live for the convenience of having everything literally on the doorstep, and now at the next auction of DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard there will be a choice of two very different town properties, each with unique characteristics.
A “very cute” mid terrace house at New Street West is being offered with substantial renovation work already carried out. The current owners have developed this home to accommodate an open plan living area, a galley style kitchen, and two bedrooms and bathroom at first floor level. The house has the benefit of oil fired heating and a small yard that leads onto a community garden, which is for the exclusive use of the residents in the area.
This location, according to the agent Alan Maxwell, is set looking onto the Small Crane square and is right in the heart of all that is good in this area. The West End has, he says, developed into a hub of good food venues and eclectic pubs which draw people to the area from far and wide. This property is ready to walk into, and is a short distance from both NUI Galway and UHG.
The second city dwelling on offer is in the Claddagh, one of the most sought after and talked about areas of the city. This house on Fr Burke Road is in need of renovation but any potential buyers here will recognise its huge potential. This house has a large west facing rear garden, which would easily accommodate an extension with perfect aspect to light. This is an executor sale and the house has been keenly priced at €185,000 which compares very well with recent sales in the area.
Again this location is simply as good as it gets, with the city centre and Salthill promenade just a two minute stroll away. This is one of the larger layouts for Claddagh houses with a living room and open fire, a kitchen and utility and three first floor bedrooms. Viewers to date have been seen perusing the house with notebooks in hand, reconfiguring space to their own tastes.
Pop along to the open viewings on Saturdays and Wednesdays from 12noon to 1pm on New Street West and Fr Burke Road Claddagh from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.