Revealed: Carlow home sold for €277,000 after bidding war during online auction

The online auction took place on Wednesday

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3 St. Martins, Hanover Road, Carlow Town sold for €277,000

A detached five-bedroom house extending to approximately 2,034 sq.ft was bought for €277,000 after a bidding war was sparked during an online auction on Wednesday afternoon. 

The vacant possession at 3 St Martins, Hanover Road, Carlow Town, had a reserve price of €220,000 but after 27 bids the property went for €57,000 above the lowest acceptable offer.

Meanwhile, a detached four-bedroom house in Tullow has been sold for just €145,000 after another bidding war.

The house, located at 23 Maple Court, Phelim Wood, Tullow was on offer in the most recent BidX1 online auction with a reserve price of €127,000 however it sold for €145,000 after several bidders attempted to buy the property. 

The Tullow house spans 1,302 sq.ft and is subject to a tenancy at a current rent of €7,200 per annum.

Six properties in Carlow went under the hammer during Wednesday's auction ranging in price from €75,000 to €220,000. 

A ground floor two-bedroom apartment at Apartment 19 Tanner Hall, Athy Road - with a reserve price of €75,000 - sold for €82,000 after eight bids. 

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