Town & Country

What will €350,000 buy?


Address: 144 Coolevin, Ballybrack, Co Dublin

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald

This well-maintained three-bedroom, end-of-terrace house has gardens to the front, side and back. The 92sq m (990sq ft) house includes a livingroom to the front with double doors to the diningroom and kitchen (with granite worktop and Samsung appliances) at the back. The diningroom has double doors to the garden. There are three bedrooms upstairs, a double and single to the front and a double at the back alongside a bathroom. There is an attic conversion with rooflights a garage too. BER: D2

Plus: It is in walk-in condition: a lot of care has been lavished on this house.

Minus: Outside the car rules over nature, with a lot of the external area paved over

Address: Scart House, Caherdaniel, Kerry

Agent: Engel & Volkers

This beautifully proportioned six-bedroom house looks out across Silver Strand and Kenmare Bay to the Beara Peninsula to the south while, if you’re more a mountain person, turn to the north to capture the MacGillycuddy Reeks and Coad Mountain. The house sits on 1.5 acres of its own land, with outbuildings, and is reached via a tree-lined drive. Inside the house is bright, lit by one or two tall sash windows in each room. Along with the six bedrooms, BER exempt

Plus: Period details intact – decorative plasterwork, huge front door, wooden floors and sash windows. Gorgeous views out to sea and mountains: five beaches nearby, including one in front of the house.

Minus: It needs doing up but that could also be a plus because it’s currently at a good price.