What can you buy in Slovenia, Italy, Portugal, France and Kildare for €365k?
Take5: Homes with pools in Algarve, Aquitaine and Marche; or a three-bed in Clane
Take5: this four-bedroom house in the Dordogne comes with a swimming pool, two-bed gite and 1.2ha of land
Sherry FitzGerald Reilly is seeking €365,000 for this three-bedroom house, 190a The Stream (below), in Clane, Co Kildare.
Near Eymet, in the Dordogne, this four-bedroom house comes with a swimming pool, two-bed gite and 1.2ha (3ac) of land. The house, which overlooks the River Dropt, has an open-plan kitchen, living and dining room, utility, WC, study, four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The terraced garden also contains an orchard and vegetable plot. Outbuildings include a double garage, chicken house, shed, tree house, and boule and badminton courts (shaded by trees).
This 167sq m (1,795sq ft) house with swimming pool is five minutes’ drive from the historic town of Loulé, with its cobbled streets on the former medieval plan, classical Portuguese buildings and Arabian-inspired market. Inside the house are a living room with fireplace, kitchen, utility, bathroom and four bedrooms (two with en suites). There are also a barbecue, garden and garage. The house is about a 20-minute drive from Faro Airport and 10km from the nearest beach.
In the village of Ribno, near Bled, in northern Slovenia, this property is divided into three apartments, each measuring 55sq m (590sq ft). The top-floor one has two bedrooms and balconies front and back, and the middle one has one bedroom, as does that in the ground-floor apartment, which opens to a terrace. Outside is a mainly lawned garden with apple trees and a summer house. There is also a log store for the wood-burning stoves in two of the apartments. Ski resorts are half an hour from here, as is Ljubljana airport. Italy is 40 minutes away, and Austria is a 20-minute drive.
This 250sq m (2,690sq ft) villa with a saltwater swimming pool and 0.6ha (1.7ac) of land has been renovated to provide open-plan, flowing accommodation. An industrial kitchen leads into the living and dining area with fireplace. There are also two showers at ground level, one of them part of a bedroom suite that has French doors opening to the pool. Upstairs are another living room, a shower-room, a bathroom and five bedrooms (four with en suites). The ancient city of Ascoli Piceno is 30 minutes away, and Ancona is an hour from here.