Take 5 for €550,000


Sherry FitzGerald is seeking €550,000 for this five-bed house at 36 Limeworth, Ballincollig, Co Cork

France: Haute Saone

About 60km from Dijon is this listed “castel” with elements dating from the 14th century on. Period features include mullion windows, stone floors and lintels. Outbuildings include a tobacco barn and there’s a pool and 2.5 acres of land. A 16th century spiral stair runs from the entrance hall. On this floor is a vaulted living room, kitchen and shower. There are seven bedrooms on the two floors above.

Price: €546,000.

Agent: latitudes.co.uk, 0044-2083874090

USA: New York

In the heart of the Upper East Side, at East 61st Street, is this one-bedroom corner apartment with 9ft-high ceilings, large windows and a wrap terrace. There’s a living/dining room, bedroom with en suite bath and guest bathroom. The pet-friendly apartment comes with a concierge, gym, garage and garden (so you need to factor in service charges as well as New York’s high residential tax).

Price: €522, 500

Agent: savills.com, 0044-207016 3740

Italy: Emilia Romagna

This property comprises both stone houses pictured above. The main house has been refurbished while the second house needs work although it is habitable. Between them they share seven bedrooms, two living rooms, two kitchens, three bathrooms and four other rooms. It all sits in eight acres of land with woods, pond and spring.

Price: €550,000

Agent: appenninoproperties.it, 0039-0522711925

Slovenia: Polzela

This log-cabin style house on half an acre is near the village of Breg pri Polzeli, about midway between Vienna and Venice. There is a living, dining and kitchen area on the ground floor with wood-burning fire and doors out. There is a bedroom on this floor too. Above is a living room, bedroom and bathroom. There is a separate one-bed guesthouse.

Price: €555,000

Agent: Savills.com, 0044-207016 3740