What €50,000 gets you in Normandy, Alicante, Cork and New York

Michael Dorgan Auctioneers & Valuers is seeking €50,000 for this gutted house on an acre in Burncourt near Mitchelstown, Co Cork

House on an acre in Burncourt near Mitchelstown, Co Cork

House on an acre in Burncourt near Mitchelstown, Co Cork

 

Cork, Ireland

Michael Dorgan Auctioneers & Valuers is seeking €50,000 for this gutted house on an acre in Burncourt near Mitchelstown, Co Cork

Normandy, France 

House in the village of Maison-Maugis, Orne, Normandy, France

In the village of Maison-Maugis, Orne, this house has original features such as fireplaces, exposed beams and wooden floors. It is habitable but wants to be smarter and warmer. There's a living room with fireplace, kitchen, shower-room and store on the ground floor and three rooms plus a bathroom upstairs. The house is beside Reno Valdieu forest, with walks from the door. Paris is two hours by car and train, as are Caen and Le Havre.

Price: €49,500

Agent: frenchestateagents.com

Alicante, Spain

House in La Zarza village, near Murcia, Alicante,Spain

In the hills north of Murcia, with views across the countryside, this three-bedroom semi-detached house is in the village of La Zarza, which gets bread delivered daily. Reached via a drive, the house has an open-plan kitchen/dining room and a separate living room with fireplace. Upstairs are three bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside is a patio with barbecue area.

Price: €49,995

Agent: theolivetreepinoso.com

Guardiagrele, Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy 

House in the Chieti region of Abruzzo near Guardiagrele, Italy

Near the Adriatic Sea almost directly across from Rome, this three-storey house is in the hamlet of Caprafico. It is set in a hectare of land and needs a four-wheel drive vehicle to reach the front door. Building a drive could be the first task; the house also needs rewiring and plumbing. There are two rooms on each floor, with a fireplace on the ground floor. There are views down a valley from the front of the house, Guardiagrele town to the side and mountains at the back: there is skiing at Passo Lanciano about 20km away. Price: €50,000

Agent: Acaimmobiliare.it

New York, USA

House in Plainfield, New York state, USA

In Plainfield, New York state, this two-bedroom house measures 163sq m (1,700sq ft). Built in 1935, the house has a brick-surround fireplace in the living room and wooden floors in the bedrooms. Both of the bedrooms have bathrooms off them. It comes with a garden that mainly comprises a lawn and mature trees, and there's a garage too. It is to the south of the town of Utica. Price: $55,900 ( about €47,600)

Agent: centralnewyork.com

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