Take five for €359,000


Franklins is seeking €359,000 for this five-bedroom detached bungalow on Golf Course Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal. EMMA CULLINANfinds properties at a similar price in Italy, France, Portugal and Turkey

Italy: Emilia Romagna

A swimming pool sits before this farmhouse, dating from 1700, that has been restored in sympathy with its original features.

The 550sq m (5,920sq ft) property, currently a BB and “beauty farm”, has 10 bedrooms, eight bathrooms, three kitchens and three living rooms – plus a solarium, Turkish bath and Jacuzzi. It is near Busseto in Parma province.

Price: €349,000

Agent: realpointitaly.com, 0044-845 331 2812

Portugal: Algarve

This three-bedroom villa, with a swimming pool, is surrounded by its own land.

The 180sqm (1,937sq ft) house, near Loulé town in central Algarve, has a reception, kitchen, dining room with fireplace, bathroom, pantry, terrace and garage.

Price: €350,000

Agent: portugalproperty.com, 0044-8000148201

France: Gers

This 18th century presbytery would make a wonderful retreat once it’s been fully restored. The job has only been half done on this 220sq m (2,368sq ft) house on three- quarters of an acre. On the ground floor is a large reception room with fireplace, kitchen, bedroom with shower room, wc and study. Above are four bedrooms and space for a bathroom. It is an hour from Toulouse.

Price: €345,000

Agent: latitudes.co.uk, 0044-20 8387-4090

Turkey: Bodrum

The Aegean in Yalikavak Bay is yours to contemplate from this four-bedroom villa surrounded by bougainvillea. The house, part of a complex, has an open-plan living room and kitchen area, four bedrooms, two of which are en suite, and a bathroom. Outside are three terraces and a swimming pool.

Price: €321,248

Agent: spotblue.co.uk, 0044-2083396036