What will €135,000 buy in Laois or Dublin?

Town and Country: House with 3.5 acres near Abbeyleix, Co Laois, or an apartment in Tallaght, Dublin

The two-storey farmhouse is off the Abbeyleix to Ballyroan Road, about 1.5m miles from Abbeyleix and a mile from Ballyroan

The two-storey farmhouse is off the Abbeyleix to Ballyroan Road, about 1.5m miles from Abbeyleix and a mile from Ballyroan

 

Larchfield, Abbeyleix, Co Laois

This 157.9sq m (1,700sq ft) two-storey farmhouse comes with 3.5 acres and outbuildings, including a hay shed and lean-to. The house, which needs its dated decor stripped out, has two reception rooms, a kitchen/dining room, WC, utility, four bedrooms and a bathroom. It is off the Abbeyleix to Ballyroan Road, about 1.5 miles from Abbeyleix and a mile from Ballyroan. BER F.
Plus: Property comes with 3.5 acres.
Minus: The house is gloomy and needs an overhaul, but the price reflects this.
Agent: Fintan Dunne Auctioneer

The ground floor apartment has views of the Dublin mountains
This ground floor apartment has views of the Dublin mountains

22 Deerpark Place, Tallaght, Dublin 24

On the ground floor, this 38sq m (409sq ft) apartment has views of the Dublin mountains. Inside is an open-plan living room and kitchen, a bedroom and bathroom. The Deerpark development is in Kiltipper, on the southern edge of Dublin. A Luas stop and The Square shopping centre are 2.5km away. BER D1.
Plus: Glazed doors to the exterior in the living room and bedroom
Minus: No screened private space in front of the apartment
Agent: DNG Tallaght