Take five for €1.2 million

EMMA CULLINAN finds properties at a similar price in Greece, Turkey, England and France

EMMA CULLINANfinds properties at a similar price in Greece, Turkey, England and France

McDonnell Properties is seeking €1.2 million for the four-bedroom Ballinabarney Lodge in Rathnew, Co Wicklow

GREECE: Preveza

Four-bedroom house on a peninsula near Preveza, on the Greek mainland facing Italy. Has a beachfront of almost 100m. There is a large livingroom with a fireplace, a kitchen which opens to an indoor dining area as well as to a covered verandah, and a sunny terrace facing the sea. Also has beach house with guest apartment.


Price: €1.2 million

Agent: Ploumis Sotiropoulos Real Estate, tel: 00306944 366 872


Chequered Oak, in the hamlet of Rowhook, near Horsham, Sussex, has origins dating back to the 1500s. The timber framed house, complete with leaded windows, has been renovated and has two reception rooms and four bedrooms. There is planning permission for an extension. The house has substantial equestrian facilities

Price: €1.25 million

Agent: Browns, tel: 0044 1483 267070


A three-storey 167sq m (1,800sq ft) house on Ile des Loups (Wolf Island) which is 30 minutes outside Paris on the River Marne. The island has about 25 homes on it, owned by artists, architects, PRs, designers and their ilk. The house has a large garden with guest chalet. The house comes with a boat and the journey across the river takes a minute.

Price: €1.2 million

Agent: Anne McGovern, tel: 0033 6802 18984


A development of 130 villas ranging from two-bedroom houses to five-bedroom detached villas in Gocek, on the Aegean coast facing Rhodes. The houses are on the beach/sea front and are 20 minutes from Dalaman airport.

Price: four-beds from €1,337,051

Agent: Spot Blue, tel: 0044 20 8339 6036