What will €155,000 buy in France, Hungary, Spain and Connemara
Take5: A village home in Charente, villa in Murcia and apartment in Budapest
Ireland: A four-bed bungalow in Maam Cross, Connemara, Co Galway
There is a new bathroom and kitchen in this substantial village house that comes with an acre of land on which there are stone barns and other outhouses. The house has original features including tiled and wooden floors. Accommodation includes a dual-aspect dining room, living room, kitchen, utility and WC. Upstairs there are four bedrooms and a bathroom. The village, La Forêt-de-Tessé, is 15 minutes’ drive from Ruffec and 68km from Poitiers.
ITALY: MASSA AND CARRARA
In a medieval borgo (village), Casola In Lunigiana, this 124sq m (1,334sq ft) stone house is laid out in traditional Italian style with a functional level at the base and living on the first floor – or piano nobile. At ground level there is a taverna (should you wish to lift the entertainment bar), along with a bathroom and utility. Above is a kitchen and living room that opens to a terrace. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom on the top floor, where views run over rooftops to the countryside.
Close to the centre of the city and the river – on the Pest side – this apartment is in District XIII. The home is in a traditional building, on Szent István boulevard, set around a courtyard with trees and shrubs. Inside is a living room with mezzanine, a kitchen, utility, bedroom with built-in wardrobes, a bathroom with toilet as well as a separate WC. The apartment has had the interior designer treatment.
In Camposol, inland from Puerto de Mazarron, this villa comes with a south-facing swimming pool. Inside is an open-plan kitchen, living and dining room that leads onto a semi-covered terrace which runs the length of the house at the front. There are also two bedrooms on the ground floor, along with a bathroom. The underbuild of the house, which opens to the pool at the back, has three rooms and a bathroom. There is a roof terrace. It is in the Residential Camposol Golf Development and 15 minutes’ drive from beaches.