What will €795,000 buy in Dublin, Spain, Scotland, Portugal and Romania?
Take5: From a Dublin bungalow, a Spanish villa, a B&B in Portugal, an Edwardian home in Scotland to a Romanian castle
This Scottish five-bedroom Victorian house is located close to the village of Auchterarder.
Glencar, 24 Yellow Walls Road in Malahide, is a detached bungalow dating from the 1950s, which has three bedrooms and extends to 95sq m (1,022sq ft). Situated on an elevated site within walking distance to Malahide village, there is huge scope to extend into the large south-facing rear garden – subject to planning.
SPAIN: COSTA BRAVA
Lying close to Torrevieja on the Spanish coastline, this three-bedroom villa extending to 193sq m (2,077sq ft) has 63sq m of terraces and a large solarium. The property is a new build, and part of a development located at Orihuela Costa, just 400m from the beach and 45 minutes from Alicante Airport.
Benira is a five-bedroom Victorian house located close to the village of Auchterarder. Dating from 1910, the property would suit those with a penchant for golf, as there are views and direct access to Auchterarder Golf Course through a little wooden gate in the gardens. In addition, the house is located close to the Gleneagles Hotel and three championship golf courses including PGA Centenary, which was the venue for the Ryder Cup in 2014. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are an hour’s drive away.
Price £685,000 (€797,700)
Combining a business with home is an opportunity at this hideaway in the parish of Quelfes. The fully licensed B&B has six guest suites and a separate owner’s house. Lying on a site of three acres, the gardens have a pool, a citrus grove, with almond, banana and olive trees surrounding the pool and sun terraces. The property comes furnished.
This 17th-century castle was built by Gyulay Ferencz, an Austrian general and nobleman. Set on the banks of the river Mures, the 1,800sq m (19, 375sq ft) pile has 20 bedrooms and remarkable interiors. The gardens lying on 15 acres are filled with rare plants with its own private chapel and gazebos. The property itself is classified as a “historical monument of national and universal interest”.
Price $972,881 (€800,000)