Famous for its traditional pubs, stone-clad cafés and friendly people, Galway City is seaside culture hub. If you want to live where the Atlantic meets the Corrib, have a look at these three houses available to buy right now.
87 Drisin, Knocknacarra, Galway City Suburbs – €295,000
Just a 12-minute drive from Galway's city centre, 87 Drisin is ready to move into. With three double bedrooms and three bathrooms, it would make a comfortable family home. The house has been well maintained by its current owners and was tastefully renovated two years ago.
Each of the bedrooms features built-in wardrobes, while the attic can be easily accessed via a Stira staircase. What's more, there' a timber-framed shed in the large, rear garden. Other notable features include off-street parking for two cars, a south-facing front garden and oil fired central heating.
According to estate agent Sherry Fitzgerald, the property is located just off the Upper Ballymoneen Road and is well serviced; with schools, a church, recreational facilities, Knocknacarra Retail Park and a creche located nearby.
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105 Monalee Manor, Ballymoneen Road, Knocknacarra, Galway City – €350,000
This four-bed, semi-detached house at 105 Monalee Manor is just a 10-minute drive from the centre of Galway. Built by Kenny Developments in the early 1990s, it is located next to a wide range of schools and the Knocknacarra Retail Park.
The current owners have kept the property is turn-key condition, ensuring no expense has been spared in its design. Three of the bedrooms are double in size and come with built-in wardrobes. The fourth bedroom is a spacious single, which could also be used as a study.
Outside, the house has a cobble-paved driveway with ample parking; a gated side entrance; a private rear garden with a decked patio area; a gravel landscaped area with water feature and mature planting throughout.
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The Brook, Ballagh, Bushypark, Galway – €675,000
Built in 1993, this spacious detached property in Ballagh is just a 10-minute drive from Galway City. Its lush, split-level gardens span almost half an acre, offering privacy from surrounding roads (not to mention space for children to play).
There are four bedrooms and four bathrooms; as well as a living room, family room and dining room. The kitchen is fully fitted with mod-cons and comes with a separate pantry for storage.
Other key features include fitted wardrobes, panoramic views of the River Corrib, an antique-style fireplace, and a detached garage to the side of the property.
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