What will €375,000 buy in St Lucia, Italy, Greece and Co Meath?
Take5: Original features, an art-nouveau villa, two properties with pools and a bungalow in Duleek
France: this maison de maître has lots of original features
IRELAND: CO MEATH
DNG Brady is seeking €375,000 for Wellview House (below), a three-bedroom home in Garballagh, Duleek, Co Meath.
The renovation of this maison de maître has kept original features such as stone fireplaces, parquet floors and decorative plasterwork. In a village 4km from Matha town, the house sits in an acre of parkland, with a walled garden and courtyard. Accommodation includes a gardenroom, kitchen with stone sink, livingroom, diningroom, and an en-suite bedroom on the ground floor. Upstairs are two en-suite bedrooms and a bathroom with rolltop bath. There is a separate apartment.
ITALY: LE MARCHE
In the hills of Macerata, this art-nouveau villa has two storeys over a basement. Period features include exposed wooden beams, stone fireplaces, frescoed ceilings, exposed brick walls and generously proportioned rooms. On the main floor are two livingrooms, a bathroom, a dining room and a kitchen. There are two bathrooms, a cloakroom and three bedrooms on the first floor; one of the bedrooms opens on to a balcony. The house is surrounded by a garden.
In the traditional village of Tsivaras, this 100sq m (1,076sq ft) house comes with a swimming pool and garden. The property is divided into two apartments. The ground-floor apartment has two sittingrooms, a kitchen and two bedrooms. The apartment on the first floor has three-bedrooms (one with en suite), a kitchen, a bathroom (with bath), and a livingroom and diningroom that opens on to a covered balcony with views of the sea and mountains. There is a 26sq m (280sq ft) garage.
CARIBBEAN: ST LUCIA
This three-bedroom house with communal swimming pool is in a gated scheme called the Anchorage, in Rodney Bay, on the northwest edge of the island. The house has an open-plan kitchen, living and diningroom with two sets of double doors on to a terrace. On the first floor are a bathroom and three bedrooms, one with an en suite and three windows overlooking the gardens and pool. There are maintenance fees. Reduit Beach is close by.
Price $475,000 (about €373,500)