What will €135,000 buy in north Co Dublin and Donegal?
Town&Country: A two-bed apartment in Balbriggan or three-bed house in Malin Head
The Laurels, Balbriggan, Co Dublin
Address 9 The Laurels, Balbriggan, north Co Dublin
Agent Property Partners O’Brien Swaine
Overlooking Balbriggan harbour, this 68sq m (732sq ft) apartment, built in 2005, has an open-plan kitchen/living room with balcony overlooking the harbour, a bathroom and two bedrooms, one en suite. There is a patio and underground car park. The service charge is about €2,000 a year.
Plus By the harbour, close to the beach, shops and station.
Minus A massive fridge dominates the kitchen/living space.
Address Logue’s House, Carnmalin, Malin Head, Malin, Co Donegal
Agent McCauley Properties
Looking across countryside to the sea, this 93sq m (1,001sq ft) house comes with 1.5 acres (0.6 hectares) of land and a stone former forge attached to a newer shed. Built in the 1970s, and extended in the 1980s, the house has an open-plan kitchen/dining room with solid-fuel range, a utility room, living room with fireplace, bathroom and three bedrooms. The house is two miles from Malin Head (Ireland’s most northerly point).
Plus Amazing sea views
Minus Too few windows on the sea-facing side