What will €325,000 buy in Dublin and Co Kerry?
Town&Country: A three-bed in Artane or a four-bed former school near Kenmare
Town: 12 Ardbeg Road, Artane, Dublin 5
Address 12 Ardbeg Road, Artane, Dublin 5
Agent Move Home
This 90sq m (969sq ft) mid-terrace house is just off Malahide Road. Needing modernisation, it has a livingroom, diningroom, kitchen, utility and toilet. Upstairs are three bedrooms and a bathroom. The garden, with a shed, faces west and can be accessed from the back. BER: F.
Plus Original wooden floors (which need a spruce-up) and big windows
Minus Kitchen needs a rethink. It could be opened into the utility and toilet, which are beside the garden
Address Old School House, Blackwater, Kenmare, Co Kerry
This former school has had the glass treatment: it includes a sunroom with floor-to-ceiling glass, a livingroom with Stanley wood-burning stove set against exposed stone, a south-facing kitchen with Belfast sink, and a bedroom on the ground floor. Upstairs are four bedrooms, one en suite.
Plus Vast expanses of glorious glass
Minus Too much wood. A contrast in materials would bring more balance to the look