What will €310,000 buy in France, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden and Navan?

Take5: A farm in France, a waterside cabin in Sweden or a quaint cottage in Navan


Though at first glance Lagonda Lodge in Ardsallagh looks like a small property, it actually has four bedrooms and extends to 164sq m (1,765sq ft). The quaint property stands on 0.7 acres of mature landscaped gardens on a private site at the end of a winding driveway.
Price €310,000
Agent raymondpotterton.com


Located in a little hamlet close to the town hall in the Poitou-Charentes region, this seven-bedroom property extends to 222sq m (2,389sq ft) overall, including the main house and cottage. The property comes with a 28-acre working farm which has a detached barn and stables.
Price €318,000
Agent immobiliersovimo.com


Located in Mugla, this 178sq m (1,916sq ft) detached villa has four bedrooms with views of the town, countryside and Mount Babadag. Set over three floors, the villa has a private 40sq m swimming pool and a large open-plan area that opens out onto a sun terrace.
Price €309,600
Agent spotblue.com


Standing on an acre and a half with frontage onto Lake Animmen, this detached three-bedroom cabin dates from 1956 and has an additional guest cottage. The property is 140km from Gothenburg and has potential for further development on the large site.
Price SEK2.95 million (€289,130)
Agent fastighetsbyran.com



Extending to a generous 375sq m (4,036sq ft), this three-bedroom property lies on a 0.2 acre site in a complex of four properties in total. There is further accommodation for staff, and storage in two automated garages adjacent to the swimming pool.
Price ZAR5.195 million (€303,382)
Agent sothebysrealty.com

Elizabeth Birdthistle

Elizabeth Birdthistle

Elizabeth Birdthistle, a contributor to The Irish Times, writes about property, fine arts, antiques and collectables