What will €220,000 buy in Dublin 7 and Co Cork?
Town&Country: A house by the beach near Rosscarbery or a one-bed in Dublin
6 The Richmond, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7
Address: 6 The Richmond, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7 Agent: Mason Estates, Phibsborough
On the ground floor, this apartment measures 40sq m (431sq ft). Accommodation includes a living room, kitchen, bedroom and a bathroom. The nearest Luas stop is Smithfield, a short walk away. Service charge is €2,052 a year. BER: E1.
Plus: Almost floor-to-ceiling windows
Minus: High service charge and low BER
Address: Castleview, Ownahincha, Rosscarbery, Co Cork
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald O’Neill, West Cork
This 81sq m (868sq ft) beach-side bungalow was built in 2002. Beside the Blue Flag Ownahincha beach, the house (the pink one in the foreground of the photograph) has an open-plan living/diningroom and kitchen, utility, bathroom and three bedrooms, one with en suite. Rosscarbery is two miles away and Clonakilty town is six miles from here. Other nearby beaches are Long Strand, Red Strand, Warren Beach, Galley Head and Castlefreke. BER: D2.
Plus: The sea, the sea.
Minus: A utility room and bathroom interrupt sea views at the back.