What will €199,000 buy in South Africa, France, Cyprus, Thailand and Limerick?

Take5: Apartment in Bangkok, ski unit in Les Menuires or three-bed home in King’s Island

IRELAND: LIMERICK

Located in the historic heart of the city, this three-bedroom house on Church Street in King's Island is nestled beside King John's Castle, and is just a short walk to the city centre. The property has a rear yard, a large garage and a terrace with amazing views of the castle. Price: €199,000 Agent: mcp.ie

SOUTH AFRICA: CAPE TOWN

Located with wonderful views of Table Mountain, this bright two-bedroom apartment lies in a corner unit with two balconies, giving 100sq m of outdoor living space. Just four years old, this property is located within close proximity to the city and has round-the-clock security. Price: $221,360/€194,730 Agent: sothebysrealty.com

FRANCE: LES MENUIRES

Though not large at 31sq m, this one-bedroom apartment located in a prime four-star residence in the much sought after location in Les Menuires-Les Bruyeres has the benefit of being ski-in ski-out. With 39 ski lifts and 62 trails, the resort, which held the 1992 Winter Olympics, is part of the largest skiable area in the world. Price: €200,000 Agent: frenchestateagents.com

NORTHERN CYPRUS: BAHCELI

Set at the water's edge, these two-bedroom apartments – some of which are still under construction – extend to 85sq m with a terrace of 46sq m. Set in a resort with large communal pool and landscaped gardens, the development also has 24 houses and three-bedroom apartments. Price: £179,950/€215,809 Agent: alanyahus.eu

THAILAND: BANGKOK

This one-bedroom apartment lies within a new low-rise condominium project in the trendy area of Thonglor. The architecture is said to be a balance between lifestyle, the beauty of nature with Thai and Japanese arts. Extending to 32sq m, facilities include a swimming pool, hot tub and rooftop facilities with 24-hour security. Price: $232,816/€204,808 Agent: sothebysrealty.com