What will €250,000 buy?
An apartment in Dublin or a large detached house in Co Wexford
Apartment 8, Howth Junction Court, Donaghmede, Dublin 13
Address: Apartment 8, Howth Junction Court, Donaghmede, Dublin 13
Agent: Flynn and Associates
In a development off Kilbarrack Road, this two-bed, first-floor apartment has a private roof garden with views of Howth Head and Dublin Bay. There is an open-plan livingroom/kitchen with French doors to the roof terrace, two bedrooms and a bathroom. It is close to Howth Junction Dart station. BER: B3
Plus: Nicely decorated, good BER and a great roof terrace accessed by generous glazed doors.
Minus: The bedroom with the double bed is a bit of a squeeze.
Address: Island House, Carleysbridge, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
Agent: Paula Treacy Estates
In 1.87 acres of gardens with the River Urrin flowing by, this two-storey, 162.5sq m (1,750sq ft) house was built in the late 1930s. It is light-filled, with dual aspect in most rooms. There are three reception rooms with wooden floors, high ceilings and decorative plasterwork, the kitchen has oak units, a Belfast sink and Stanley range. A utility and wc are also on the ground floor. Upstairs are four bedrooms and a bathroom. The garden has mature trees and shrubs, a deck by the house and a garage. The house is a mile from Enniscorthy town. BER:F
Plus: Thoughtfully designed interior with wide-plank wooden and terracotta tiled floors. And a river running by.
Minus: There’s a lofty hedge that probably takes some tackling and the Pvc windows detract from the period.