What can you buy for €249,000 in Dublin and Cavan?
A four-bed in Tallaght or a large house with views of the countryside
33 The Drive, Millbrook Lawns, Tallaght, Dublin 24
This 115.6sq m (1,245sq ft) house is in the Millbrook Lawns estate. Downstairs are two living rooms and a kitchen, with a garden to the back mainly comprising decking and a shed. Upstairs are four bedrooms and a bathroom. BER D2
Plus: The Square shopping centre, hospital and IT Tallaght are within a 10-minute walk.
Minus: The kitchen could do with a rethink and would benefit from a better link with the living room and exterior.
Agent: Hogan Estates
Drumanaragh Poles, Cavan, Co Cavan
This 153sq m (1,650sq ft) house sits on ¾ acres (0.3 hectares) of land and has views over the countryside. At ground level are two living rooms both with wooden floors and one of them has doors to a decked area. There is also a kitchen and utility on this floor along with another room currently used as a bedroom. Upstairs are three bedrooms, one with an en suite, and a bathroom. Cavan town is 5km away. BER E2
Plus: Handsome and well-presented interior.
Minus: The building layout at the back creates a deep plan that limits natural light at the core.
Agent: O’Reilly Taylor and Tweedy