What will €224,950 buy in Dublin 8 and Westmeath?

Town&Country: A two-bed apartment in Dublin or a four-bed house in Westmeath


Address 2 Berry's Close, Inchicore, Dublin 8
Agent Leonard Wilson Keenan
This two-bedroom apartment is on the ground floor of the Berry's Close scheme. Inside is a living/dining room, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms, one of which has a walk-in wardrobe. BER: D1 
Plus Drimnagh Luas stop and War Memorial Park are fairly close (about 500m).
Minus If you don't like yellow you will have to get the paintbrush out.


Address Toorcommons, Ballynacarrigy, Mullingar, Co Westmeath
Agent Sherry FitzGerald Davitt & Davitt
Close to the village of Ballynacarrigy, this four-bedroom bungalow comes with about an acre of land. Inside is a living room with cast-iron fireplace with marble surround, a kitchen, utility, WC and a dining room with solid-fuel stove, four bedrooms and a bathroom with double shower and corner bath. The garden contains a (1,000sq ft) shed. Mullingar is nine miles away. BER: D1.
Plus In good condition and lovely countryside views from some bedrooms.
Minus The large stand-alone fridge-freezer is obtrusive.