What can you buy for €250,000 in Kerry or Dublin?

Town and Country: A five-bed in Dingle or a cottage in Phibsborough


Mullenaglemig, Dingle, Co Kerry

Agent Fitzgerald & Associates
This five-bedroom house just outside Dingle, on a site of about 1.5 acres (0.6 hectares) that also has outhouses, has three rooms downstairs, plus a kitchen and utility. Upstairs are the five bedrooms, a bathroom and a toilet. Planting is sparse, but there are mature trees on the land around the house. Dingle is about 2.5km (1.5m) away.
Plus Imposing home in the round
Minus Needs warming up aesthetically, with more planting around the house and an update inside

3 Myrtle Street, Phibsborough, Dublin 7 Agent

Agent Taaffe & Weldon Estates
There is a fireplace in the livingroom of this 45sq m (484sq ft) artisan cottage. The extended house has a livingroom, kitchen-diner, bedroom, utility and bathroom. The backyard faces south, has a tap and is wired for lighting. Phibsborough centre and the canal at Blessington Street Basin are nearby. BER: D1.
Plus Recently overhauled
Minus It could be opened out more, perhaps by incorporating the utility and hall into living spaces