Take Five for about €425,000

Lisney is seeking €425,000 for this three-bedroom house at 10 Lansdowne Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. We find homes at a similar price in Turkey, France, Germany and Spain

Thu, Jun 13, 2013, 01:00

TURKEY
On a hill overlooking the port of Gocek is this four-bedroom villa designed in a contemporary sleek style outside and in (where the palette involves marble, ceramics and wood). It sits on 500sq m of land that includes a garden and pool. A decked area beside the pool has been designed as an extension of the villa, giving the feeling of an outdoor room extending from an indoor one.

Price: €425,000
Agent: spotblue.co.uk, 0044-208339 6036

FRANCE
This 213-year-old maison de maitre is on half an acre of land with an enclosed garden and outbuilding. The 180sq m (1,937sq ft) of living space includes a kitchen, living room, dining room, bedroom on the ground floor and, on the floor above, four bedrooms, a bathroom and shower room. It is 15 minutes from Limoges and five minutes from a motorway and station.

Price: €420,000
Agent: latitudes.co.uk, 00442083874090

GERMANY
On the river and across a square from the Berliner Ensemble theatre, famous for its link with playwright Brecht, is the chic Yoo Berlin scheme (on the site of a demolished Max Reinhardt theatre). Philippe Starck had a stamp on the interiors of this 10-storey building with 87 apartments with one to four bedrooms, ranging in size range from 62sq m to 339sq m (667sq ft to 3,648sq ft). Many have balconies and river views.

Price: from €414,000 (to €1,660,000)
Agent: Cluttonsresorts.com, 0044-207584 3050

SPAIN
In the countryside, a walk from Teulada town, this four-bedroom finca, has original features such as wooden shutters and a bread oven. A gated drive leads to a covered car port (for three cars) where steps rise to the house. The ground floor of the house has a living room (with beamed ceiling and wood-burning stove), a dining room and kitchen; down a hall is a bedroom/study. There are three bedrooms (one en suite) and a bathroom on the first floor. The garden includes a swimming pool and courtyard.

Price: €425,000
Agent: aplaceinthesun.com, 0034-966761545