What will €360,000 buy in France, Italy, Greece, Spain and Cork?
Take5: A French chateau, an Italian palazzo, a Greek villa and a bungalow in Co Cork
This chateau in Bouresse village, in the Poitou Charentes region of France, has many period features, but needs work
This chateau in Bouresse village has five hectares (12.9 acres) of land and three outbuildings with towers and turrets. On the ground floor are two livingrooms, a diningroom, study and kitchen and scullery. Up the stone stairs are six bedrooms and two bathrooms. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom on the top floor, where there is space for more rooms. Period features include parquet floors, marble fireplaces, flagstones and French windows. The chateau needs work.
Near the resort of Kokkini Hani, 1.5km from sandy beaches, this 282sq m (3,035sq ft) villa comes with sea views. Inside is a shower-room and an open-plan kitchen/dining/livingroom with fireplace and glazed doors onto a terrace. Upstairs are three bedrooms, one with an ensuite and two with a balcony and shared bathroom with jacuzzi. On the lower ground is a bedroom, bathroom and eat-in kitchen with fireplace. Olive trees are in the garden and sun heats the water. Price €360,000
ITALY: LE MARCHE
In the historic town of Falerone, south of Ancona, this early-1900s palazzo still has frescoes on some ceilings. The five-storey building measures 500sq m (5,382sq ft) and has eight bedrooms and seven bathrooms. A local developer had plans to convert the palazzo into apartments, but a new owner will naturally have their own ideas. The building is 100 metres from Falerone’s central piazza. There is a storage cellar and parking spaces. Higher up the building are views of the coast and Sibillini Mountains.
SPAIN: CANARY ISLANDS
In Los Caideros, Gran Canaria, this two-storey house is in a complex with a communal swimming pool. Near the seaside resort of Anfi, the furnished house has a bedroom and livingroom which opens to a large terrace with sea views. One the floor above is a bathroom, two bedrooms and a terrace. The area maintains a mix of traditional and touristy, with fishing boats bobbing beside pleasure craft in the Atlantic harbour.