What will €220,000 buy in Dublin and Mayo?
A two-bed apartment near Blanchardstown, or a large four-bed in Claremorris, Co Mayo
30 Portersfield, Clonsilla, Dublin 15
Address: 30 Portersfield, Clonsilla, Dublin 15
This refurbished top-floor, two-bed apartment measures 72sq m (775sq ft). Accommodation includes a kitchen, open-plan living/dining room with doors to a balcony, two bathrooms and the two bedrooms, one with a balcony. Coolmine train station is a walk away. BER: E1.
Plus: Dual-aspect living room with balcony overlooking trees
Minus: Low BER
Agent: O’Connell Properties
Address: Ballinvilla, Claremorris, Co Mayo
On the outskirts of Irishtown village, this 216sq m (2,328sq ft) four-bed house was built in 2004. There is a living room with walnut floors and a fire, an office, kitchen/diningroom with Stanley range, utility, sunroom, a bathroom and four bedrooms (three with en suites). The house comes with 0.86 acres of land, entered via electronic gates, with lawn, mature shrubs and a detached double garage. BER: C3.
Plus: Generous corner baths
Minus: A lot of pine skirting and door surrounds, and even the doors, could be toned down with pale paint
Agent: DNG Gilligan