Tony Kavanagh

Bencor, 33 Kingston Road, Kingston, Galway Sold

€649,000 - Sold Price|4 Bedrooms, 236 sqm approx


8th of March 2018 at the Leopardstown Pavilion, Dublin at 13.00.

Substantial two and a half storey detached family home on a site of approximately .29 Acres overlooking Galway Golf Course and with views towards Galway Bay. The original home was built on this site circa 1930’s and for many years was the home of the resident Golf Professional at Galway Golf Course. The house was substantially extended in the late 1980’s early 1990’s to provide the home that exists today. It is at a stage in its life cycle that it will benefit from modernisation and thought to take full advantage of the site and scope it offers.

BER C2 Rating
Cluain Mhuire, Lower Taylor's Hill, Galway, H91 VW3X Sold

€1,500,000 - Asking Price|6 Bedrooms, 348 sqm approx

Charming residence set on 0.76 acre of mature gardens located in Galway’s most sought after address, Lower Taylor’s Hill.

Cluain Mhuire is a substantial detached residence built circa 1913 and standing on a site of approx 0.76 acres of very established gardens. Stands centrally in the mature gardens. The Church of Ireland originally built the property as a rector’s residence and they held it until 1961 when the current owners purchased the property. Over the intervening 56 years it has acted as a home to a large family who have with care and love maintained and further developed the property. Sadly they feel it is now time to pass the home on for the next stage of its history.

The residence is a handsome two storey bay windowed property extending to 348 sq m retaining its original features of large well proportioned bright rooms, high ceilings, original feature fireplaces and pockets of charm at all levels. While having been well maintained and cared for it will benefit from modernisation and upgrading of facilities. The property is listed as a “Protected Structure” under the current Galway City Development Plan 2017-2021.

BER exempt
50 Maunsells Park, Maunsells Road, Taylor's Hill, Galway Sold

€550,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 183 sqm approx

Detached owner occupied family home on large site with enclosed private rear garden and off street parking to front for 2/3 vehicles. Neighbouring properties are similar quality detached homes and the area benefits from having open green areas. Located just off Maunsells Road and with direct pedestrian access onto Taylors Hill. All the services and amenities of the City are on your doorstep including a host of Galway’s most established schools.

In No 50 the rooms are spacious and well proportioned, offering good living accommodation on ground floor and bedrooms on first floor. Access to private rear garden is via sliding doors off the living/dining area and a side entrance.

This property overlooks the green area and is not overlooked to the back or front. Maunsells Park is a mature very settled and central location, easy access to the City Centre, Salthill and all the schools and services these areas offer. UCHG, NUI, Salthill Promenade and City Centre are within 20 min walk from this property.

BER D1 Rating
Mweeloon, Maree, Oranmore, Co Galway, H91 A7YH Sold

€1,250,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 536 sqm approx

Mweeloon House is a luxurious residence that has been constructed to an extremely high specification (A rated) standard with incredible attention to detail. The main house extends to some 536 sq.m | 5,769 sq. Ft. With excellent space for family living and entertaining. The property offers breath-taking panoramic water views, and scenic views over to The Clare hills and The Burren.


On entering Mweeloon House, a large reception hall greets you with tiled floors and solid Irish Elm panelling on the walls, making for a very warm welcome. There is a superb feature staircase leading to the first floor and double doors through to the open plan kitchen.

BER A3 Rating
Bóthar na Gréine, Barna, Co Galway, H91 YDC6 Sold

€800,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 350 sqm approx

Substantial detached family residence on a 0.86 acre site of well planned established gardens overlooking Galway Bay. Architect designed by Simon J. Kelly Architects and built in 1998 the residence offers extensive accommodation and takes full advantage of the site and natural features particularly views, aspect, light and sun. Barna is a popular seaside village just west of Galway City and is well known for its quality restaurants, the 12 Hotel, has primary schools, shops and a pier onto Galway Bay. Bóthar na Gréine, is only 2 km from the village and is in a small cul-de-sac road with 6 detached homes.

On entering the house one is struck by the space and light, from the entrance hall all the way through the house. Many of the rooms have dual aspects all with views of the established gardens and many particularly reception rooms with views of Galway Bay. The rooms are well proportioned, bright and airy. The current owners, who have been occupiers from day one, fitted the house to a high standard with quality fittings throughout. The thermal efficiency of the house has been improved over recent years with extra insulation in walls, loft, new burner in boiler, addition of solar panels for heating of water and space. Concrete built home with concrete block internal walls, concrete stairwell and first floors.

The care and attention given to the residence extends to the gardens, originally landscaped with care. It has matured well with established trees, shrubs, hedgerows and lawns, fruit garden, vegetable garden. A large South-West facing patio off principle reception rooms. Tarmacadam drive to front, side and rear.

BER C1 Rating
Drimneen House, Knockillaree, Oughterard, Co Galway, H91 R25W Sold

€495,000 - Asking Price|5 Bedrooms, 387 sqm approx

Drimneen House is a fine “Country House” style riverside residence fronting and overlooking the Drimneen River; a tributary of, and only a short boat ride to, Lough Corrib. Drimneen Set amidst four acres of grounds, made up of developed gardens, lawns, shrub beds and two paddocks, it is accessed off local road via a short fine gravel avenue.

Aughanure Castle is close by and also fronts onto the Drimneen River and has access to some of Lough Corrib’s best fishing around Oughterard Bay, Greenfields and Birchall. Oughterard Golf Club is approximately 700 metres from the house.

The residence was built by its current owner in 2003 and offers a high standard of fitout and accommodation. It is evident on entering this home the amount of thought, care and attention to detail that went into the design and fit out of this home.

BER C3 Rating