What will €450,000 buy in Dublin, Russia, South Africa, Italy and Sweden?

Take5: From a two-bed apartment in Dublin 8 to a beach house in Scarborough

This elegant, stylish beach house is the stuff of dreams, located on South Africa’s most sought after coastline.

This elegant, stylish beach house is the stuff of dreams, located on South Africa’s most sought after coastline.

 

IRELAND: DUBLIN

This third-floor two-bedroom apartment at 35 Castle Way on Golden Lane, Dublin 8, was constructed in 2007. The property, extending to 72sq m (775sq ft), overlooks Chancery Lane and is located just a short walk from St Stephen’s Green.

Price: €450,000
Agent: DNG

This two-bed apartment in Dublin 8 overlooks Chancery Lane and is located just a short walk from St Stephen’s Green.
This two-bed apartment in Dublin 8 overlooks Chancery Lane and is located just a short walk from St Stephen’s Green.

RUSSIA: ST PETERSBURG

Two/three-bedroom apartment extending to 150sq m (1,614sq ft) located in the Russky Dom area overlooking Korolenko Street and the historic part of St Petersburg. The property is close to Tavrichesky Garden and the theatre district.

Price: $549,018 (€439,781)
Agent: sothebysrealty.com

This property in St Petersburg, Russia, is close to Tavrichesky Garden and the theatre district.
This property in St Petersburg, Russia, is close to Tavrichesky Garden and the theatre district.

SOUTH AFRICA: SCARBOROUGH

This elegant, stylish beach house is the stuff of dreams, located on South Africa’s most sought after coastline. Open-plan living areas have jaw-dropping views of the ocean with access to outer decks from all three bedrooms and living areas. The property is already a well-established holiday rental home so has income potential.

Price: 9,300,000 South African rand (€449,495)
Agent: christiesrealestate.com

This elegant, stylish beach house is the stuff of dreams, located on South Africa’s most sought after coastline.
This elegant, stylish beach house is the stuff of dreams, located on South Africa’s most sought after coastline.

ITALY: UMBRIA

Located in a tiny hamlet of restored properties, this period house would suit those who want a restoration project but a place to live at the same time. The property is divided in two: the restored part of the house offers three bedrooms over two floors adjacent to a larger area which requires restoration3, but has a new roof and windows. The house is set on a site of almost seven acres and features a swimming pool and olive groves.

Price: €450,000
Agent: savills.com

This period house in Umbria, Italy, would suit those who want a restoration project but a place to live at the same time.
This period house in Umbria, Italy, would suit those who want a restoration project but a place to live at the same time.

SWEDEN: VASTRA GOTALAND

Modern, chalet-type, four-bedroom home constructed in 2018 with superb lake views. The open-plan floor space is bathed in light and beautifully decorated. In addition there is a separate double garage which is insulated and would work well as a home office or business. The aspect of the site allows for magnificent sunsets from the terrace overlooking the lake.

Price: 4,495,000 Swedish krona (€446,910)
Agent: fastighetsbyran.com

This is a modern, chalet-type, four-bedroom home with superb lake views in Vastra Gotaland, Sweden.
This is a modern, chalet-type, four-bedroom home with superb lake views in Vastra Gotaland, Sweden.
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