What will €380,000 get you?

A four-bedroom house in the Burren or a flat in Dublin 1?


Address: Carnmore, Murtyclogh,The Burren, Newquay, Clare
Agent: DNG Brian Mac Mahon

There are Burren and and Galway Bay views from this four-bedroom house (one en suite). Accommodation includes a sitting room, study, kitchen, bathroom and dining room which opens onto a patio and there’s a garden beyond. Nearby beaches include New Quay where people swim every day of the year and the dune-framed Bishops Quarter. Ballyvaughan is 5km away. BER C2
Plus: Beautifully presented and good links between inside and out through a few sets of glazed double doors. 
Minus: The dormer design makes for sloped ceilings in some of the rooms


Address: Apartment 9, Block 3, Clarion Quay, IFSC, Dublin 1
Agent: Herman White

With views of the Liffey, this 71sq m south-facing apartment has two bedrooms. On the fifth floor, the home has an open-plan livingroom/kitchen with balcony, a bathroom and the bedrooms. Management fee is €3,500 a year (includes communal heating). There is a parking space. 
Plus: This is one of the rare apartment schemes built by the Liffey - most of the waterside buildings are offices. It is a good size for an apartment. 
Bad: Although it has river views it is one block back from the waterside