Dublin apartment or Georgian house in Roscommon for €150,000
Town & Country: A 300-year-old near Castlerea or a two-bed in Lucan
Laragh, Ballintubber, Co Roscommon
Address: Laragh, Ballintubber, Co Roscommon
This Georgian house on five acres of land is more than 300 years old. The 371.6sq m (4,000sq ft) home retains period features such as decorative plasterwork, flagstone floors and wooden shutters, although the windows have been replaced with PVC copies. Inside is a living room with marble fireplace, a kitchen/dining room with Stanley range, store, scullery and shower room. Upstairs are six bedrooms, one with an en suite. It is 2.5km from Ballymoe village and 9km from Castlerea town.
Plus: Classic Georgian house.
Minus: Non-authentic PVC windows.
Agent: Property Partners Earley
Address: 82 Rosse Court Heights, Lucan, Co Dublin
This well-presented, two-bedroom ground-floor apartment measures 79sq m (850sq ft). Inside is a dual-aspect living/dining room with kitchen through an arch, as well as two bedrooms (one en suite), and a bathroom. A terrace opens off the living area. Parking is underground and the management fee is about €1,850 a year.
Plus: Considerately designed exterior that is not monolithic.
Minus: The terrace is beside a road.
Agent: Ray Cooke Auctioneers