What will €60,000 buy in Italy, France, Spain, Turkey and Co Mayo?
Take 5: Stone houses in Lucca and Limousin, apartments in Valencia and Bodrum
Casa Marinella, in the Brancoli region of Italy, comes with a hectare of land dotted with olive trees
IRELAND: CO MAYO
O’Malley Properties is seeking €60,000 for the cottage below, and the ruins of another, between Leenane and Westport.
With views of vineyards, olive groves and the city of Lucca in the distance, this house has a kitchen, diningroom, two bedrooms and bathroom on its habitable top floor (or piano nobile). Casa Marinella, in the Brancoli region, also has large rooms downstairs that need converting. The property comes with a hectare of land dotted with olive trees, and there is a mill/olive press nearby should you wish to squeeze oil from your harvest. There is no access road.
In the Champagnat commune in the western department of Creuse, this house has large living spaces, including two livingrooms, at 55sq m (592sq ft) and 24sq m, a 21sq m diningroom, and a 22sq m kitchen. The main livingroom has double doors to the garden. The floors at ground level are wooden or tiled. Upstairs are six bedrooms, ranging from 22sq m (237sq ft) down to 14sq m (151sq ft), and a bathroom. The land the house sits on also includes two outbuildings and a walled garden.
This sizeable three-bedroom apartment – it covers 90sq m (969sq ft) – is in Catral, inland between Alicante and Torrevieja. Part of a gated scheme with a shared swimming pool, this ground-floor home, which opens on to a terrace, also has a livingroom, kitchen with utility, bathroom and shower-room. Alicante Airport is just over 20km away, and Murcia-San Javier is just over 40km.
Seven swimming pools and the Aegean Sea are on the doorstep of this duplex apartment in the Horizon Sky Resort in Iasos, on the Gulf of Güllük. It has two bedrooms (one en suite) on the ground floor, along with a bathroom that has a walk-in shower. On the first floor is an open-plan space with kitchen, living and dining areas; from here full-height glazed doors open to a terrace with views over the sea. The resort includes Jacuzzis, sauna and steam rooms, a fitness centre, tennis courts and a running track. Check the service charge before you buy.