What will €245,000 buy in Italy, Spain, Turkey and Galway?
Take5: Sea views in Tully Cross, a French chateau or a three-bed Turkish villa
Acquitaine: a 12-bedroom chateau, in need of work, for €246,100
DNG Martin O’Connor is seeking €245,000 for Perry’s Cottage, a three-bedroom home (below) by the sea in Mullaghglass, Tully Cross, Co Galway
In the foothills of the Pyrénées, this 400 sq m (4,305 sq ft) chateau sits in grounds with a swimming pool and a two-storey barn. On the ground floor of the chateau, built in 1852, is a large hall with fireplace, a kitchen, store, billiard room and two receptions with fireplaces and French doors on to a terrace. There are five bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and seven bedrooms and a WC on the second floor. The château is in Arette, an hour from Pau airport. It needs work.
This 338 sq m (3,638 sq ft) cortijo with its own swimming pool is in the village of Llanos del Peral, with countryside and mountains around. Designed as a B&B, the house has guest accommodation on the ground floor and owner’s living space above. There are four en suite bedrooms on the ground floor along with a living room, kitchen/diner and two more rooms. Upstairs is an open-plan kitchen/living/dining room, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside is a garden, courtyards and terraces. The coast is half an hour away.
Close to the town centre in Dalyan, this three-bedroom villa comes with a salt-water swimming pool. There is a sun room at the front of the house, along with a living room with wood burner and an open-plan kitchen/dining area with patio doors on to a terrace. Upstairs are three bedrooms (one en suite) with balconies and a bathroom. Outside is a car port, two stores, fruit trees, a lawn, shrubs and a vegetable patch. Water is solar-heated.
Price £210,000 (€244,195)
Near Ortona town, this 120sq m (1,292 sq ft) house is surrounded by vineyards (local wines include Montepulciano and Trebbiano) and it is five minutes’ drive from the beach resorts of Lido Riccio and Francavilla. At ground level is a kitchen and bathroom along with a living room that opens onto a terrace with sea views. Upstairs are two bedrooms and a bathroom. The golf course at Miglianico is 10 minutes away and Abruzzo airport is half an hour from here.