10 The Crescent, Galway â¬ 1.225m Sherry FitzGerald Galway (091) 569 123
he Crescent is one of Galway’s most distinguished neighborhoods, made up of 14 townhouses “making a notable contribution to the architectural heritage of the neighborhood”, as the NIAH points out.
They’re a mix of ages and styles, but No10 is one of the originals and still has some authentic features including shuttered sash windows and fireplaces, two of which are believed to be from Earl John McCormack’s home.
It is 1,927 mÂ² with a dining room, a breakfast room and a kitchen on the ground floor and the main living room upstairs, with an office next to it. There are three bedrooms upstairs and one downstairs. The rear garden is 40 feet long with a shed converted to a one bedroom apartment.
Ard Mhuire, 15 Maunsells Rd, Galway â¬ 695,000 O’Donnellan & Joyce (091) 564 212
Ard Mhuire is said to have been built in 1760 and is marked on the second edition of the Ordnance Survey map by the name of Tarifa Lodge. It needs some work now but has some original features – original fireplaces and shutters, although the windows are PVC – and there is a very pleasant west-facing rear garden with mature trees.
The ground floor has two reception rooms and a kitchen / diner and there are three bedrooms upstairs, one with a child’s bedroom or a walk-in closet. The total space is 1,898 square feet. Maunsells Road opens north of Taylor’s Hill Road and is about a 20-minute walk from the Spanish Arch.
3 Hazelwood, Taylor’s Hill Rd, Galway â¬ 800,000 Colleran Auctioneers (091) 562 293
The Hazelwood development was built in the late 1990s on the north side of Taylor’s Hill Road, not far from its junction with Threadneedle Road. It mainly consists of large detached two-story houses (plus a few bungalows) arranged around various pocket parks.
No3 measures 2,163 square feet with four bedrooms on the first floor, two en-suite and one with a walk-in closet as well. Above is a converted attic with an office.
Downstairs there is a living room with a marble fireplace, a veranda and an open plan kitchen / diner / lounge. The kitchen has an oil-fired Aga.
3 Lower Canal Road, Galway 470,000 â¬ dng maxwell heaslip & leonard (091) 565 261
As the name suggests, Canal Road Lower (and Upper) follows the Eglinton Canal path from New Road into town to the university.
The No3 was last sold 10 years ago for â¬ 152,000, according to the property’s price register, and has recently been refurbished with new insulation, replacement sash windows and a newly embellished rear garden. . (The BER is now C2.)
The ground floor comprises the living room at the front, overlooking the canal, and the kitchen at the rear, with a wood-burning stove and an adjoining utility room. The first floor has three bedrooms, two of which have their original fireplaces, and a bathroom. The total floor space is 1,135 square feet.