What will about €200,000 buy in France, Portugal, Mauritius, Greece and Co Laois?

Homes in Portarlington and Gerakas, a villa in La Gaulette, apartments in Savoie and Porto

Laois: Number 373 The Sycamores in Kingscourt Woods  is a very smartly presented three-bedroom, bay-fronted family home

Laois: Number 373 The Sycamores in Kingscourt Woods is a very smartly presented three-bedroom, bay-fronted family home

 

IRELAND: PORTARLINGTON

Situated in a mature estate in Portarlington, Co Laois, number 373 The Sycamores in Kingscourt Woods, is a very smartly presented three-bedroom, bay-fronted family home. The C2 Ber-rated, 95sq m house, which is within a short walk of local creche and primary schools, has a separate living room and eat-in kitchen, front and back gardens and two double bedrooms and a single. It’s just a 15-minute walk to the train station where the journey time to Dublin’s Heuston Station is a commutable 90 minutes.
Price €195,000
Agent Tom McDonald & Associates

France: Easy to get to from Geneva, this one-bedroom apartment is situated on the third floor
France: Easy to get to from Geneva, this one-bedroom apartment is situated on the third floor

FRANCE: SAVOIE

Ski bunnies can ski in and ski out of this under-construction development comprising chalets and apartments in Valmorel, in France’s Grand Domaine ski area in the Tarentaise valley. Easy to get to from Geneva, this one-bedroom apartment is situated on the third floor. Extending to about 37sq m, with almost 20sq m of open-plan living space, it has underfloor heating, a balcony with views of the valley, a ski locker and secure underground storage space. The valley boasts 165km of downhill skiing, 40km of cross-country and 15km of snowshoe tracks as well as summer adventure sports such as rafting, canyoning and paragliding. Completion date is end of 2022.
Price €199,000
Agent alpine-property.com

Portugal: Housed in a 19th century building, the apartment has classic proportions but the completely refurbished interior is ultra modern
Portugal: Housed in a 19th century building, the apartment has classic proportions but the completely refurbished interior is ultra modern

PORTUGAL: PORTO

This one-bedroom apartment in Porto, the country’s second-largest city and its design capital, marries old with new in a tasteful fashion. Housed in a 19th century building, it has classic proportions but the completely refurbished interior is ultra modern. The sizeable 60sq m unit, one of just eight, is situated on the first floor, has a separate bedroom and its open-plan living cum kitchen opens to a south west balcony and looks out to the avenue Duque de Loulé.
Price €205,000
Agent portugalproperty.com

Mauritius: Built in 2013, the villa boasts a shaded terrace, private swimming pool and both sea and mountain views
Mauritius: Built in 2013, the villa boasts a shaded terrace, private swimming pool and both sea and mountain views

MAURITIUS: LA GAULETTE

On the tropical island of Mauritius in its Black River district about 33km south of the capital Port Louis, where the main airport is, this three-bedroom villa in La Gaulette west, is located on the outskirts of the town. Built in 2013, it boasts a shaded terrace, private swimming pool and both sea and mountain views. The house extends to 146sq m and the main bedroom is ensuite.
Price 9.5 Mauritiun rupee (€193,070)
Agent hestia.mu

Greece: Set on a plot of 270sq m, the house features exposed stone walls, indoor and outdoor fires and a shaded terrace
Greece: Set on a plot of 270sq m, the house features exposed stone walls, indoor and outdoor fires and a shaded terrace

GREECE: PELOPONNESE

Sailors will be drawn to this two-bedroom, 80sq m house on the seafront in Gerakas, a sheltered harbor in the Peloponnese fjord once know as Hierax, the naval station used by the Byzantines to fight the Saracens. A natural lagoon where rare birds nest in the shallows, it offers a slice of simple coastal Greece where dining out is in basic fish taverns. Set on a plot of 270sq m, it features exposed stone walls, indoor and outdoor fires and a shaded terrace. Situated in the Laconia region it is about 22km from Monemvasia where the nearest supermarket is. Athens airport is about a four-hour drive away while the airport at Kalamata is a 2½-hour trip.
Price €185,000
Agent excellentgreece.com