Take 5 for around €300,000

James G Coughlan & Associates is seeking €300,000 for this four-bed bungalow in Bishopstown, Cork. We seek similarly-priced properties in the US, Turkey, Spain and France


James G Coughlan & Associates is seeking €300,000 for this four-bed bungalow on about three-quarters of an acre on Bandon Road, Bishopstown, Cork.

USA, New York

Here’s one for Independence Day, a 92.9sq m (1,000sq ft) one-bed apartment with its own garden on Manhattan’s east side opposite Franklin D Roosevelt island and below the base of Central Park. At 420 East 51st Street, the second-floor apartment has an open-plan kitchen/ diningroom and a bedroom and bathroom beside it. The living space has stairs to the private garden and there is also a shared roof terrace.

Price: €293,026

Agent: Savills. com

Turkey, Kalkan

Views from the balconies, terrace and pool of this 170sq m, three-bedroom house sweep down to the sea and across to hills. The open-plan kitchen/dining area has double-doors on to the pool terrace, partly covered for outdoor dining. On the first floor each of the two bedrooms has an en-suite shower room. The main bedroom runs across the whole top floor and has an en suite with separate shower and corner bath.

Price: €312,642

Agent: Spotblue. com

Spain, Costa Blanca

Facing southeast, this 120sq m villa, sitting in its own land, has three bedrooms which each have tall, glass doors that open on to the swimming pool, for a dreamy wake-up call. The living/dining room is all clean lines and white walls, and the kitchen is sleek too. This end of the house opens onto a terrace and lawn. There are two bathrooms.

Price: €299 500

Agent: ibermaxx.com

France, Cannes

Close to Croisette Avenue with its swish shops and restaurants, this renovated duplex apartment on the Cote d’Azur spans the third and fourth floor of the building. Accommodation includes a kitchen that opens into the sitting and diningroom. This, in turn, spills out on to a balcony. Upstairs are two bedrooms and a shower room.

Price: €310,000

Agent: savills.com