Take Five for about €300,000
Flynn Associates is seeking €300,000 for this three-bed semi at 53 Pinebrook Rise, Artane, Dublin 5
Lake Como lies below this hill house and can be viewed from the interior and the two-level garden (which gets the sun all day). The 190sq m (2,045sq ft) house, built in the 1920s and renovated since, is divided into two apartments, one on each floor. The ground floor has a lounge, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom and the first floor apartment mirrors this and also has a balcony running along the front of the building.
Agent: International Horizons, 00-44-845-6522452
How times have changed: this refurbished riad has three en suite bathrooms on its first floor. And while its revamp introduced modern elements it also used traditional Moroccan materials and layout: the ground floor has a courtyard with dining area off it, which leads to a livingroom with fireplace, office and kitchen/dining room. The roof terrace has views of a mosque, the city beyond and the Atlas mountains in the distance.
Agent: savills.com, 00-44-207-0163740
PORTUGAL: Silver Coast
By the ancient city walls of the fortified city of Obidos, which dates back to Roman times, this traditional house has 100sq m (1,077sq ft)of space. Accommodation includes an open-plan kitchen/livingroom on the ground floor and two bedrooms and two bathrooms on the floor above. Outside is a garden with covered barbecue area and a garage. Golf and beaches are 15 minutes away and it’s 45 minutes to Lisbon airport.
Agent: Portugalproperty. com 00-44-800-014 8201
This Modernist house has views across the countryside to the sea. Its 60sq m (646sq ft) of living space includes two bedrooms, a bathroom and wc on the ground floor and a kitchen and south-facing livingroom opening onto a terrace on the first floor. Outside is a garden and swimming pool. The ancient village of Roquebrune-sur-Argens is in a pine forest and is known for its striking red cliffs.
Agent: latitudes.co.uk 00-44-208-3874090