What can you buy in France, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Roscommon for €175,000?

The sum will buy you a four-bedroom house with 0.7 acres of land in Castleplunkett

REA Seamus Carthy is seeking €175,000 for this traditional-style four-bedroom house with outbuildings and 0.7 acres of land in Castleplunkett, Co Roscommon.

REA Seamus Carthy is seeking €175,000 for this traditional-style four-bedroom house with outbuildings and 0.7 acres of land in Castleplunkett, Co Roscommon.

 

France Poitou-Charentes

Poitou Charentes: The house is in a hamlet just over 3km from Blanzay village in the Vienne region
This house is in a hamlet just over 3km from Blanzay village in the Vienne region.

Surrounded by a garden with outbuildings in it, this renovated house has retained original features such as exposed beams and fireplaces. Downstairs is an open-plan kitchen/dining room and a living room with doors to a patio. There is also a shower-room at this level. Upstairs are three bedrooms and a bathroom. The house is in a hamlet just over 3km from Blanzay village in the Vienne region. Outbuildings include a small barn, a large stone barn, workshop and an attached cottage that needs renovating.

Price: €174,950

Agent: frenchestateagents.com

Portugal Algarve

Located inland on the Algarve between Lagos and Loule, this two-bedroom terraced villa plus swimming pool is close to Alcantarilha town
Located inland on the Algarve between Lagos and Loule, this two-bedroom terraced villa plus swimming pool is close to Alcantarilha town.

Inland between Lagos and Loule, this two-bedroom terraced villa is close to Alcantarilha town. Recently built, the two-storey house incorporates traditional wood and tiles. The living room on the ground floor opens onto a terrace with gardens and swimming pool beyond. There is also a kitchen and wc at this level. Upstairs, both bedrooms open to terraces, and there is a bathroom up here too. Golf is nearby and the closest beaches are Armação de Pera and Salgados.

Price: €175,000

Agent: rightmove.co.uk

Spain Valencia

The sea is strikingly close to this three-bedroom penthouse duplex in Torrevieja
The sea is strikingly close to this three-bedroom penthouse duplex in Torrevieja.

The sea is strikingly close to this three-bedroom penthouse duplex in Torrevieja, which has views of the briny from within and without. On the lower level is a shower-room, living/dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a terrace with sea views. The glassy upper floor is a fun-fest with bedroom, sauna, barbecue area and terrace with oceanic views. It takes a minute to walk to the beach. Murcia San Javier airport is 20 minutes away and Alicante airport is a 40-minute drive.

Price: €175,000

Agent: rightmove.co.uk

Italy Umbria

Restored two-bedroom stone house plus swimming pool is in the foothills of the Apennines 15km from Gubbio.
This restored two-bedroom stone house plus swimming pool is in the foothills of the Apennines, 15km from Gubbio.

This stone house is in the foothills of the Apennines, in a valley flourishing with oak woodlands. Recently restored, the house has kept original features such as fireplaces and exposed beams. Glazed doors open from the kitchen and living room onto a terrace, swimming pool and garden, from where there is a view down the valley to the town of Gubbio, which is 15km away. Upstairs is a bathroom, dining room and two bedrooms, one of which has access to a loggia. A 50sq m (538sq ft) annex could be converted into more living space.

Price: €175,000

Agent: Abodeitaly. com

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