What can you buy for €275k in Thailand, Portugal, France, Spain and Wicklow?
Take Five: a sea view in Wicklow, a game of golf in Algarve or maybe tennis in Thailand?
CD Auctioneers is seeking €275,000 for this three-bedroom house with sea views at 6 Dunbur Glen, on the edge of Wicklow town.
Here's what you can get around the world for the same price.
Thailand – Hua Hin
On Thailand’s south-western leg, near the border with Myanmar, this two-bedroom house with a swimming pool is in the Baan Ing Phu development, where homes have been designed to have a good natural airflow. Both bedrooms are en suite and the living room opens to a terrace and garden beyond. On site is a mainly organic restaurant, tennis court and gym with a personal trainer on hand.
Agent: Hotpropertyhuahin. com
Portugal – Algarve
Half way between Faro and the Spanish border, this four-bedroom villa with swimming pool has views of the sea (10km away). The 260sq m (2,798sq ft) house, with white tiled floors and exposed wooden beams, has a well-designed transition between inside and out with shaded terraces and balconies beside both the living space (which has a fireplace) and upstairs bedrooms. The villa is a 10 minute drive from Tavira town and various golf courses, and 45 minutes from Faro airport.
France – Normandy
This maison Bourgoise in Saint-Pierre-Sur-Dives, Calvados has had the interior design treatment but retains period features. The entrance hall has original tiles, there is a salon with wood panelling and a marble fireplace, a dining room with fireplace, a television room and a bright open-plan living area with kitchen. On the first floor are two en suite bedrooms and the second floor has three bedrooms and a bathroom. A workshop and wine cellar are in the basement.
Spain – Alicante
Inland from Xàbia and north of Benidorm and Calp, this three-bedroom villa with pool is in the countryside close to the village of Orba. On two floors, the house is divided into separate homes. The main level has a living/dining room with open fire, kitchen, bedroom with en suite bathroom and a terrace. The downstairs apartment has a kitchen/living area, two bedrooms and a bathroom.