What can you buy for around €510k in New York, Tuscany, Greece and Galway?
Take Five: A chalet in France, a studio apartment in Brooklyn or a two bed apartment on the outskirts of Galway
A two-bedroom apartment in Galway
O’Donnellan and Joyce is seeking €510,000 for this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment at 8 Ladyswell, Lough Atalia Road, Galway City, Co Galway
USA New York
South of Manhattan and Brooklyn Heights this studio apartment at 236 East 47th Street looks out onto New York City and the Queensboro Bridge. High up a building called Turtle Bay, the apartment also benefits from natural light, with high ceilings adding to the airy feel. Loftier views are to be had from a roof deck and sky lounge. The building comes with a pool, health club, garage and staff. The United Nations and Grand Central Station are nearby.
Price: $598,500 (about €511,500)
Agent: Bouklisgroup. com
In the historic village of Capannori, near Lucca, this 890sq m (9,579sq ft) house began life in 1784, was restored in 1828 and then again in the 1960s. Period features include exposed beams, decorative stonework, chestnut doors and hand-decorated floor tiles. The three-storey house has a two living rooms and a dining room on the ground floor. Above is a kitchen, two living rooms, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. On the top floor are four more rooms and a bathroom. There is a roof terrace, garden and outhouse.
France Haut Savoie
This chalet is just under 20 minutes from skiing in the Les Aravis region at resorts such as La Clusaz/Manigod, Croix Fry and Grand Bornand. The market town of Thônes is 2km away and Annecy is a 20-minute drive. Built in 2005, the 170sq m (1,829.8sq ft) chalet has an open-plan living area with fireplace, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a garden and double garage.
Set on a hill in Proastio, with great views, from both inside the house and from balconies and terraces, this property is 2km from a beach. The 139sq m (1,496sq ft) house was built in 1993 and has an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, two bathrooms and four bedrooms. There is a separate sleeping studio on the lower-ground floor which is used for guests. The house is on the south-west coast of Greece, 4km from Stoupa town.