What will €150,000 buy?

Town and Country


Address: 13 Portersfield, Clonsilla, Dublin 15 Agent: Duffy Auctioneers

This one-bedroom 56sq m apartment has a living room with fireplace and patio doors to the back garden, an open-plan kitchen/dining room with tiled floor, a bedroom and bathroom (beside it). To the front is parking for one car. Blanchardstown shopping centre is nearby and Coolmine Station is an easy walk away. BER: E1

Plus: Double doors to a terrace and some appliances included

Minus: One room looks out on to parked cars

Address: Carrigcanon, Lyrecrompane, Listowel, Co Kerry Agent: Galwey and Co

This four-bedroom house has been extended and refurbished. A bedroom, bathroom and sittingroom were added on the ground floor. The first floor has three bedrooms . The garden contains planting, gravel paths, a deck, shed and fish pond. The house comes with just under a third of an acre of land. BER: C3

Plus: It has a sleek kitchen, wood-burning stove and walls have been insulated

Minus: PVC and “leaded” windows take from the character and period of the house