Take Five for around €900,000

Sherry FitzGerald is seeking €900,000 for this four-bed house Jukazo on Old Bray Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18. We seek similarly-priced properties in France, Spain, Italy and Portugal

Thu, Jul 24, 2014, 01:00

France, Tarn

Thirty-six acres of parkland, woodland and meadow come with this 19th-century maison de maitre, gite and outbuildings. The main house has two reception rooms with fireplaces, a kitchen, study, four bedrooms (two with en suites) and bathroom. The gite has a livingroom, kitchen and two bedrooms.

Price: €895,000 Agent: Latitudes.co.uk

Spain, Costa Blanca This villa’s cliff-top site affords breathtaking views out to sea (next stop Ibiza and Mallorca beyond). The house has five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a kitchen and sitting/ diningroom with fireplace. Outside life centres on a swimming pool surrounded by terraces and garden.

Price: €889,000 Agent: spanishpropertycenter.co.uk

Italy, Tuscany This 16th-century property holds much history within its vernacular stone, timber and terracotta fabric, having once been a bishop’s summer palace. The main building measures 900sq m (9,688sq ft) and there are two other buildings, of 160sq m and 200sq m. While you will get change from the €900,000 there is some more to be spent on this substantial pile.

Price: €890,000 Agent: savills.com

Portugal, Algarve Sitting in the hills north of Vilamoura, and facing south, this is a property where bathrooms outweigh bedrooms seven to five. Built in 2008 with designs on lots of light, it has high ceilings and plenty of windows. The house has a sittingroom with elevated dining area that joins the kitchen which opens onto a patio. The sittingroom also opens to a patio through double doors. Outside is a pool, garden and garage.

Price: €895,000 Agent:portugalproperty.com