Prime location properties in Wexford up for auction

A partially completed, five-bedroom detached home with stunning views of the Hook Peninsula is one of six residential Wexford properties going under the hammer in an online auction.

Bidding for the two-storey, house in Ramstown, located 2km from Fethard-on-Sea, begins at €145,000 and with stunning views of the surrounding landscape and Carnivan beach just a short stroll away from the 190 sq metre property it’s in one of the most sought after areas in the county.

Hook Lighthouse and Loftus Hall are 10-minutes away by car with New Ross and the N25 just 30 minutes and 25 minutes away, respectively.

Internally, the downstairs sitting room of the house has a chimney suitable for a stove and the kitchen and dining room, utility room, sunroom and two double bedrooms, which have potential for ensuites, are also on ground level.

There are roof windows that bathe light on the upstairs landing and with three double-bedrooms on the first floor there is plenty of accommodation space and, again, ample potential for ensuite facilities. The main bedroom has room for a walk-in wardrobe.

In the same auction, which is being organised by, there are two similar family homes, in the same street, going junder the hammer.

They are located on the outskirts of Wexford town and include No. 36, Evergreen Way, in Whitebrook, which is a three-bedroom, mid-terraced residence measuring 95 sqm. The AMV is €170,000 and the property has a ground-floor guest WC, kitchen and dining room with double doors to the sitting room, open fire and door to the rear garden.

There is off-street parking to the front and ensuite facilities in the master bedroom.

Meanwhile No. 17 Evergreen Way, is also a three-bedroom, mid-terraced residence, which also has an AMV of €170,000.

Measuring 94 sqm, the accommodation is comprised of an entrance hallway, guest WC under the stairs, kitchen and dining room, sitting room, three bedrooms, with one ensuite, and a family bathroom.

There is also a large garden at the rear of the house and off-street park at the front.

Another property going under the hammer is No.13, Rosbercon Court, New Ross, which is  a first-floor flat with an AMV of €65,000. It’s being sold with tenants in situ and current rent is €480 per month.

Measuring 76.5 sqm, the property has an entrance hallway, kitchen and dining area and main bathroom. The flat, which has designated underground parking, is within easy access of the new N25 bypass and just a few minutes walk from the town centre.

In Wexford town, with an AMV of €115,000, No.3, Bayview Drive is an extended semi-detached property with converted garage and measures 121 sq metre.

The house is less than a 1km from Wexford General Hospital and the town centre and is being sold with tenants in situ.

Another property going under the hammer, with an AMV of €230,000, is No.24, Gorey Hill, Gorey, that’s a three-bedroom detached bungalow located within a popular development.

Measuring 98 sq metres, the double-glazed property is ideal for refurbishment and is within walking distance of the town centre. There are gardens to the front and rear as well as off-street parking.

The six Wexford properties are among 22, from 10 counties, listed for the auction which will take place on October 27.

All are listed on the platform and documentation and brochures are available by registering on or by calling 01-5676979.

For more information about the properties and the auction email 

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National online auction platform has appointed Brigid Downes as Associate Director.

Ms Downes has more than 10 years’ experience in the property auction industry and has contributed significantly to the success of – a division of Limerick estate agents O’Connor Murphy – since its launch last May.

Brigid Downes Associate Director of
Brigid Downes, the new associate director at YouBid, has contributed significantly to the success of the platform since its launch last May. Photo: Horsfall Photography

She has worked for almost seven years with the company, which also has offices in Cork and Dublin and last year announced a strategic commercial partnership with QRE Real Estate Advisers.

The Limerick native studied Business and Tourism at Limerick Institute of Technology before sitting IPAV exams at Cork Institute of Technology.

“At the beginning of 2020, our strategy was to hold six public auctions which would be followed by an online auction to assist in selling the unsold lots from in-room,” said Ms Downes.

“However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic we re-branded to and changed our strategy to monthly online auctions.

“Since its launch the platform has been very successful, and we have offered 321 properties for sale over the course of eight auctions.

“We have achieved an 83% success rate, with average prices exceeding 14% above reserves.

“The highlights include a group of six apartments at Mill Falls, Newcastle West, Limerick, which received 144 bids and sold for €423,000, 68% above its reserve of €291,000.

“Another success was 3 The Dunes, Dunfanaghy, Donegal which had a reserve €95,000, but sold for €231,000 – almost two and a half times its reserve – after 135 bids.

“In Dublin, 81 and 82 North Strand Street had a reserve of €360,000, but after 245 bids they sold for €606,000.

81-82 North Stand Street in Dublin sold for €606,000

“And Units 3 and 4 in Westlink Business Park, Clondrinagh, Limerick, had a reserve of €150,000, but sold for €451,000 after 169 bids.

“We are looking forward to a busy 2021 and have plans for 11 monthly online auctions, with the first taking place on Thursday, February 18.”

Ms Downes said she looks forward to playing her part in the continued success of O’Connor Murphy and, which represents “an exciting new era” in the Irish property market.

“With her wealth of experience within property and specifically the property auction industry, I could not be happier to appoint Brigid as Associate Director of,” said Michael O’Connor, CEO of O’Connor Murphy.

“We look forward to continued success in 2021 for”

Properties for the February 18 auction are listed on the platform. Documentation and brochures are available by registering on or by calling 01-5676979. Email for more details.

Published in the Sunday Business Post 24/01/21


An apartment at Louisa Park in Leixlip, Kildare, less than a five-minute walk to the local train station, is listed for sale in online auction platform’s next live-streamed event on Thursday, November 19.

12a Louisa Park is a 70sq mts, two-bed, first-floor apartment and is an attractive proposition to commuters. It comes with an Advised Minimum Value (AMV) of €220,000.

Situated in a highly sought-after development of duplexes and apartments, the property boasts exceptionally spacious and well-presented accommodation.

The property is presented in excellent condition and offers a warm, welcoming atmosphere with wood floors in the principal reception rooms, a separate kitchen and a large balcony.

Both bedrooms are generous in size while the master bedroom has an en-suite.

Louisa Park is superbly located within striking distance of Leixlip village and adjacent to Louisa Bridge train station, providing connectivity to Dublin’s Connolly Station in 28 minutes, while the M4 and M50 motorways are accessible within 10 minutes.

The village is home to many specialty shops, popular pubs, restaurants and supermarkets such as SuperValu and Aldi.’s previous live-streamed events have seen over 80% of properties listed sold at an average of 10% over reserve prices.

The properties for the November 19 auction are listed on the platform. Documentation and brochures are available by registering on or by calling 01-5676979. Email for more details.

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