What will €300,000 buy?

A three-bed in Tallaght or a five-bed in Kerry


Address: 69 Watermeadow Drive, Old Bawn, Tallaght, D24

Agent: DNG Tallaght

This three-bed semi is in a cul de sac. The 126.9sq m (1,366sq ft) house has a livingroom, kitchen/dining area and conservatory on the ground floor, and three bedrooms and a bathroom above. The owners added a conservatory to the ground floor and converted the attic. There is a garden to the back with a block shed, and parking space for two cars as well as an integrated garage. BER D2

Plus: Near a park and shopping at The Square. Schools are within walking distance

Minus: The amount of pine in the conservatory and attic might not suit all tastes


Address: Woodbrook, Listowel, Kerry

Agent: DNG Stack

This five-bedroom 1930s house is on nearly three acres with mature trees and hedgerows. At ground level is a sittingroom, livingroom and kitchen/ diningroom, bedroom and shower. Above are four bedrooms. Period features include high ceilings, stained-glass windows and fireplaces. BER: F

Plus: Period features in a beautiful setting with mature trees. Within walking distance of town

Minus: Clunky mullions on newer PVC window frames