What will €125,000 buy in Montenegro, Portugal, France, Italy and Offaly?
Take5: Period buildings in Abruzzo and Auvergne, apartments in Lisbon and Morinj
€121,550: Apartment in Monenegro in a gated complex with infinity pool
Jim Cashen Central Auctioneers is seeking €125,000 for this two-bedroom house (below) at 21 Cappaneale Upper in Birr, Co Offaly.
Vaulted brick ceilings, clay tiles and fireplaces are some of the traditional features that come with this period stone home. About 7km from Atessa village, the three-storey property measures 500sq m (5,382sq ft) and has land that includes a well. On the ground floor is a kitchen with fireplace, four rooms with vaulted ceilings and a store. On the first floor is another kitchen and four rooms; two of which open to terraces. On the top floor are four rooms with antique brick floors. The building needs work.
This 49sq m (527sq ft) apartment is a gated complex with views across a bay. The home is on the second floor of a four-storey building and has a bedroom, bathroom and an open-plan kitchen, living and dining room that opens (through floor-to-ceiling glazed doors) to a terrace. The complex includes an infinity pool, children’s pool, spa and eateries. The scheme is in the Mediterranean seaside village of Morinj, 10km from the ancient city of Perast and north of Montenegro’s capital, Podgorica.
In the Amadora suburb, northwest of Lisbon, this 47sq m (506sq ft) two-bedroom apartment has lots of natural light. It has been renovated with a clean, modern look: there are white walls and wooden floors throughout. Accommodation includes a kitchen, living room, bathroom and two bedrooms. Amadora is in the Lisbon metropolitan area and shares the capital city’s public transport network. There is a metro station near the apartment.
This former hotel comes with a glass dining room, over the road, which overlooks the Sioule river. The property is 12km from the town of St Eloy les Mines, in Puy de Dome. Inside are three reception rooms and a hotel kitchen along with a storage room and cellar. Upstairs are five rooms, two with en suites, on one side of the property, and an apartment on the other side with a living room, three bedrooms, a bathroom and loft.