What will €350k buy in Dublin and Co Tipperary?

Town&Country: A Ringsend cottage or a slice of the good life in Nenagh

Town

Address: 35 Hastings Street, Ringsend, Dublin 4
Agent: Mason Estates

In the heart of Ringsend, close to Google HQ, the Aviva and Sandymount Strand, this two-up, two-down is larger than average, with about 73sq m, though it has lost much of its back yard to a kitchen and showerroom extension. Work has been done to update the house and it has kept its original cast iron fireplaces. Parking is on the street.

Plus: It's less than five minutes' walk to the Dart
Minus: No bathroom upstairs

Country

Address: Merton Hall Courtyard, Nenagh, Co Tipperary
Agent: DNG Michael Gilmartin

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Set on 2.5 acres of grounds, with the house nestling inside the walls of an old walled garden that once belonged to the Merton Hall estate, this property has a lot to offer. The four-bedroom house has just in excess of 200sq m, and it comes with an original coach house and tower house to renovate. There's also a separate cedar-clad studio of about 280sq m. The house has a large country kitchen warmed by a Stanley range and plenty of reception space, as well as a home office. The grounds include an orchard with 100 fruit trees and a polytunnel.

Plus: It's a readymade "grow your own" mini-estate
Minus: There's further renovation work to do on the old coach house