Take 5 for €90,000


GVM Auctioneers is seeking €90,000 for this two-bedroom house at 28 O’Dwyer Villas, Thomondgate, Limerick. We find houses at a similar price in France, Italy, Portugal and Turkey

Portugal: Algarve

The beach at Praia da Luz, in the western Algarve, is a walk away from this one-bedroom apartment which has a new kitchen and bathroom.

A south-facing balcony extends the living room. The apartment is within walking distance of the town’s amenities and is wired for satellite TV and the internet.

Price: €95,000

Agent: portugalproperty.com, 0044-800 014 8201

France: Brittany

This stone house in the countryside sits on over a quarter of an acre. The 120sq m (1,291sq ft) four-bedroom house, which needs a decorative overhaul, has a kitchen, lounge with fireplace, bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor. Above are three bedrooms and a wc. There are also outbuildings. It is a few minutes from the village of La Cheze (where a swimming pool opens in the summer).

Price: €90,525

Agent: latitudes.co.uk, 0044208387 4090

Turkey: Fethiye

Mountain views are to be had from this three-bed house, in a complex of six properties, in the traditional village of Uzumlu near the ancient city of Cadianda. Each has balconies and terraces from which to enjoy the sun and views. Accommodation includes an open-plan kitchen and three bathrooms with Vitra sanitary ware. The gardens are walled, with stone, and the houses share a swimming pool.

Price: from €89,000

Agent: spotblue.co.uk, 0044-2083396036

Italy: Emilia Romagna

There are views of an oak-wooded valley from this 19th century stone house in its own land near the town of Vetto. Half of the 120sq m (1,291sq ft), two-storey house is habitable, but needs a revamp. This comprises a living room, kitchen and bathroom at ground level and a bedroom above reached via outdoor stairs. The other half has two rooms on the ground floor and one room on the first floor.

Price: €90,000

Agent: realpointitaly.com, 0044-8453312812