What will €400,000 buy?
A three-bed bungalow in D12 or a seven-bed house in Kilkenny
6 Greenhills Road: Has development potential
Odagh House: On half an acre
This three-bed bungalow is beside the Walkinstown roundabout, opposite the Greenhills Industrial Estate. The house sits on three-fifths of an acre, which has accommodated various businesses in its time, including selling and repairing cars and making PVC windows. Rooms include a sittingroom with fire, a kitchen that opens to the outside, a bathroom and the three bedrooms. Naas Road and the M50 are nearby. BER: E2.
Plus: Potential for development on the land, as others have done nearby
Minus: Plethora of PVC, and one bedroom has no window
Near Freshford, between Durrow and Kilkenny, this seven-bed house measures 283sq m (3,050sq ft) and sits on ½ an acre of land accessed via cast-iron electric gates. Accommodation includes a country style tongue-and-grove painted timber kitchen/dining room with eat-at island, and a livingroom with fireplace. BER: C2.
Plus: In good condition
Minus: Some of the bedrooms are tucked beneath the sloping roof; the back porch and wall above lacks windows