Take Five for €850,000

Thu, Jun 21, 2012, 01:00

GWD (Swords) is seeking €850,000 for this five-bedroom house at 7 Grove Lawn, Malahide, Co Dublin. EMMA CULLINANfinds properties at a similar price in Italy, France, South Africa and Portugal


Italy: Tuscany

This former barn was renovated in 2000 to create a 200sq m house that sits on its own land. Accommodation comprises a kitchen-dining room, living room with fireplace, and laundry, study and bathroom on the ground floor. Upstairs are three bedrooms, one en suite, and another bathroom. The house is about 20km southwest of Florence.

Price: €860,000

Agent: realpointitaly.com, 0044-845331-2812

South Africa: Cape Town

The grounds of this house run down to a beach and also contain a swimming pool. The house, in Kommetjie town, overlooks Hout Bay and Chapman’s Peak, a mountain which plunges into the ocean.

Accommodation includes four bedrooms, a lounge, dining room and three bathrooms, as well as a self-contained apartment and a double garage.

Price: €853,171

Agent: Savills.com, 0044-207016-3740

France: Normandy

A river borders the three hectares of land around this 19th century 250sq m maison de maitre which comes with a pool. Between Pont-lÉvêque and Lisieux, the house has a reception with fireplace, and a dining room, kitchen and utility on the ground floor. There are four bedrooms – three en suite – and a WC on the first floor and three bedrooms and WC above that.

Price: €840,000

Agent: emilegarcin.com, 0033-23114-1818

Portugal: Algarve

This traditional farm, near São Brás, has been renovated in a way that respects its original features. There is a main house and annex. The house has three bedrooms (two en suite), two bathrooms, a living room with wood-burning stove, and a kitchen and office. The annex has a bedroom, bathroom, lounge with wood-burning stove, and a kitchen.

Price: €850,000

Agent: portugalproperty.com, 0044-800014-8201

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