A stone house in Mayo or a mobile home in Tuscany for around €19,000

Take 5: holiday homes in Swinford, Co Mayo; Spain, Italy, England and France

Stone house in Swinford, Co Mayo

Stone house in Swinford, Co Mayo

 

Matt Duggan Auctioneers is seeking €19,000 for this stone house that needs substantial renovation in Swinford, Co Mayo

Spain – Costa Calida

Mobile home in Puerto de Mazarrón, Costa Calida, Spain
Mobile home in Puerto de Mazarrón, Costa Calida, Spain

This ABI PM mobile home (made in 2001) with raised deck has two bedrooms and measures 33ft x 12ft. It is in a park 50m from the sea in the Murcia area where the beach is a 35km stretch of sand and coves. The town of Puerto de Mazarrón (which has a market on Sundays) is a 20-minute bus ride and Murcia airport is under an hour away. On site are a swimming pool, thermal pool fed by a spring, a spa, children’s playground, laundry, bar and shop. Ground rent is €4,444 a year.

Price: £18,995 (about €21,224)

Agent: caravansinthesun.com

Italy – Tuscany

Park in San Romano near Pisa, Tuscany, Italy
Park in San Romano near Pisa, Tuscany, Italy

This IRM Super Mercure Red mobile home (a 2004 model) in San Romano, Tuscany, has two bedrooms and measures 23.6ft x 13ft. In a park surrounded by trees, and with plots varying from 70sq m to 100sq m, it is 25 minutes from Pisa, 40 minutes from Florence, 15 minutes from San Miniato golf course and half an hour from the sea. On site are a swimming pool, bar, shop, restaurant, laundrette and children’s play area. Fees are €2,750 a year plus tax.

Price: £15,995 (about €17,872)

Agent: caravansinthesun.com

England – Sussex

Site at Combe Haven, Sussex, England
Site at Combe Haven, Sussex, England

On a site with lots of activities – from a water slide/flume, pitch and putt and gym to a sauna, swimming pools and lessons in nature – is a three-bedroom Willerby Summer 2011 mobile home that sleeps six. Measuring 35ft x10ft, it is on the Combe Haven park in Sussex, on the south coast. Site fees range from £3,743 to £6,228 (€4,183-€6,960) depending on location, plus water charges and insurance of £448.

Price: £17,331 (about €19,367) it includes site fee until 2018

Agent: haven.com

France – Poitou Charente

House in St Quentin de Chalais, Poitou Charentes, France
House in St Quentin de Chalais, Poitou Charentes, France

This stone house in a hamlet close to the market town of Chalais needs renovating and reconfiguring. At the moment there are two separate entrances, one to the first floor where there is a livingroom with further space above it, and another to the ground floor where there are two rooms. Original features include fireplaces on both floors. There is a garden to the front.

Price: €17,000

Agent: frenchestategents.com

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