What will €360,000 buy in Monaghan and Beaumont, Dublin 9?
Town and Country: Semi-detached suburbia or a seven-bed country mansion
This Monaghan mansion includes three bedrooms in the basement.
Address: Knockaconny, Armagh Road, Monaghan, Co Monaghan
Agent: Monaghan Property Sales
This seven-bedroom, 360 sq m (3,900 sq ft) house is within walking distance of Monaghan town. On the ground floor are two living rooms (one with a fire), an office, a sun room opening to a patio, a glass-roofed atrium, two bedrooms (one with en suite), bathroom, one kitchen/diner, and another kitchen that is open-plan with a living/dining room.
There are three bedrooms in the basement plus a bathroom with Jacuzzi. There are two bedrooms on the first floor, one with en suite and walk-in wardrobe. The house comes with half an acre of land.
Plus: A lot of property for the price and a walk from Monaghan town (0.8km) Minus: The house has an extraordinary layout that loops around and almost crashes into itself
Address: 46 Coolatree Park, Beaumont, Dublin 9
Agent: Smith & Butler Estates
There are gardens front and back with this 83 sq m (893 sq ft) semi-detached house. On the ground floor is a living room (with fireplace) connected to a dining room, and separate kitchen/breakfast room with a door to the garden. Three bedrooms and a bathroom are on the first floor. The back garden has a wooden shed.
Plus: Gardens front and back with grass and shrubs
Minus: The kitchen is thin: it would be worth knocking it through to the living room beside it and giving both spaces good access to the garden