What you can buy for €150,000 in France, Cyprus, Turkey and Italy
Take Five: A view of a Turkish lake and mountains or a semi-detached in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim
This three-bedroom stone house, in Lunigiana, north of Florence and west of Bologna, embraces a courtyard. Price: €149,000
Gallagher Auctioneers Ltd is seeking €148,000 for this two-bedroom semi-detached house at Cortober Hill, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim.
France Poitou Charentes
In a hamlet close to the market town of Chalais, this house faces south and all rooms overlook the garden. Sitting atop a cellar (or cave) the house has a kitchen/dining room with fire and a 24sq m (258sq ft) living room. Upstairs are three bedrooms, one with an en suite. There is also a shower room up here. The garden has established trees and shrubs along with a well. There’s also a garage.
On the west coast of Cyprus in Kissonerga, between Paphos and Coral Bay, this house has views of the sea. In a development, the two-bedroom home has its living quarters on the upper floor. The open-plan living and dining area has glazed doors to a balcony shaded by a pergola; the kitchen also has doors to a verandah. One of the two downstairs bedrooms opens to a terrace too.
Amid pine forests, with views of a lake and mountains, this four-bedroom house has its own swimming pool set in a walled garden. A 15-minute drive from Dalaman town, this marble-floored house has a kitchen, living room with fire and access to a terrace. On the first floor one of the three bedrooms has a en suite, one shares the main bathroom and two of them have access to a balcony. On the second floor is another bedroom and bathroom. Eateries and shops are in nearby Akkaya.
Price: £129,000 (about €147,000)
In Lunigiana, north of Florence and west of Bologna, this three-bedroom stone house embraces a courtyard. It is in a hillside village 5km from the medieval and musical town of Fivizzano which has a cobbled main square. The living room has a fireplace and opens to a terrace with views down a valley to mountains. Two bedrooms are on the first floor with the bathroom and the third bedroom is at lower ground level. Outside is an olive grove and farm building.