What will €475,000 buy in Romania, Barbados, Sweden, Thailand and Kilkenny?

Take5: A St James villa, Pattaya apartment, Romanian castle or house in Kellsgrange

This five-bed property in  Grebbestad is close to the village and the sea.

This five-bed property in Grebbestad is close to the village and the sea.

 

IRELAND: KILKENNY

This four-bedroom family home at Kellsgrange has lovely views of the rolling countryside and benefits from a southerly aspect with generous landscaped gardens. Extending to 187sq m (2,013sq ft), the D1-rated house has a full bar complete with optics, a good-sized conservatory and a large shed.
Price €475,000
Agent dng.ie

This detached Kilkenny home has lovely views of the rolling countryside and benefits from a southerly aspect.
This detached Kilkenny home has lovely views of the rolling countryside and benefits from a southerly aspect.

THAILAND: LA ROYALE BEACH PATTAYA

Perched on the 22nd floor with views across Jomtien beach all the way to Bang Saray, this three-bedroom apartment extends to a generous 268sq m (2,884sq ft). With a private hot tub on the good-sized terrace, the property, dating from 2010, is sold fully furnished. Facilities include two pools, security, private beach access and a fitness suite.
Price 18m Bhat (€472,900)
Agent thaiproperty1.com

The apartment in Pattaya comes with a private hot tub on the good-sized terrace.
The three-bed Thai apartment is being sold fully furnished.

SWEDEN: GREBBESTAD

Constructed in 1962 and now fully refurbished, this 238sq m (2,562sq ft) property has five bedrooms and a further two in the 50sq m (538sq ft) guest wing that was constructed in 2012. The house has a basement with a wine cellar, private terraces in the garden, and is close to the village and the sea.
Price 4.85m SEK (€477,779)
Agent askengren.com

This five-bed property in Grebbestad is close to the village and the sea.
This five-bed property in Grebbestad is close to the village and the sea.

BARBADOS: ST JAMES

This semi-detached two-bedroom villa has stunning views of the Caribbean Sea, located in a private community within landscaped gardens. Extending to 152sq m (1,636sq ft) with a five-star golf course just a two-minute walk away, the villa has a split-level dining room and terrazzo patios. The members’ club has an 18-hole championship golf course, tennis courts, a pool and private beach club.
Price €471,012
Agent spotblue.com

The two-bedroom villa in Barbados has a split-level dining room and terrazzo patios.
The two-bedroom villa in Barbados has a split-level dining room and terrazzo patios.

ROMANIA: BUCHAREST

Dating from 1850, this neoclassical-style castle lies on a 42-acre estate. The castle, which was home to the noble Salbek family, has 13 bedrooms and extends to 983sq m (10,580sq ft). With numerous outbuildings and cottages, the interiors are stunning and retain superb chevron parquet flooring and lovely architraves.
Price $533,808 (€450,000)
Agent sothebysrealty.com

This Romanian castle boasts 13 bedrooms.
This Romanian castle boasts 13 bedrooms.
The Irish Times Logo
Commenting on The Irish Times has changed. To comment you must now be an Irish Times subscriber.
SUBSCRIBE
GO BACK
Error Image
The account details entered are not currently associated with an Irish Times subscription. Please subscribe to sign in to comment.
Comment Sign In

Forgot password?
The Irish Times Logo
Thank you
You should receive instructions for resetting your password. When you have reset your password, you can Sign In.
The Irish Times Logo
Please choose a screen name. This name will appear beside any comments you post. Your screen name should follow the standards set out in our community standards.
Screen Name Selection

Hello

Please choose a screen name. This name will appear beside any comments you post. Your screen name should follow the standards set out in our community standards.

The Irish Times Logo
Commenting on The Irish Times has changed. To comment you must now be an Irish Times subscriber.
SUBSCRIBE
Forgot Password
Please enter your email address so we can send you a link to reset your password.

Sign In

Your Comments
We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Standards. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or by filling out this form. New comments are only accepted for 3 days from the date of publication.