What will €225,000 buy in Ballinasloe, Co Galway and Kilmainham?
Town&Country: A one-bed apartment in Dublin 8 or a four-bed house in Ahascragh
15B Metropolitan Apartments, Kilmainham, Dublin 8
Address 15B Metropolitan Apartments, Kilmainham, Dublin 8
On the third floor, in a gated development, this apartment faces south. Inside is a bathroom plus living room with a kitchen off it at one end and a balcony at the other. The bedroom also opens onto this balcony. There are communal gardens and underground parking. BER: D2.
Plus Well though-out interior with both the living room and bedroom opening to a south-facing balcony.
Minus The layout of the site includes uninspiring rear elevations facing the same way as front facades.
Address Ballybaun, Ahascragh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway
Agent Sherry FitzGerald O’Meara
This 171sq m (1,840sq ft) house is close to Ahascragh village. Accommodation includes two living rooms, a kitchen/dining room and utility on the ground floor. Upstairs are four bedrooms, one with an en suite, walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom. Nearby towns include Ballinasloe and Athlone while Galway city is a 40-minute drive away. BER: C3.
Plus Well-presented and lots of natural light.
Minus The garden isn’t very varied or colourful.