What will €450,000 buy in Dublin and west Cork?

Town&Country: A two-bed in Ballsbridge or a six-bed Georgian pile in Clonakilty


Address 4 Raglan House, Ballsbridge Court, Serpentine Avenue, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Agent Colliers International
This ground floor two bedroom apartment extends to 62sq m (667sq ft). In excellent order, the property is located in the heart of Ballsbridge, adjacent to Facebook's EMEA headquarters, and close to excellent transport links and services.
Plus Location is superb
Minus BER of D1


Address 18 Emmet Square, Clonakilty, Co Cork
Agent Sherry FitzGerald
This Georgian house, set over three storeys has six bedrooms and extends to 253sq m (2,723sq ft). The semi-detached property has a side entrance leading to a westerly facing rear courtyard which has a workshop/fuel store. It was constructed for Commander John Townsend who lived here until his death in 1849, and is located close to beaches and amenities in West Cork.
Plus Full of character in the centre of town
Minus The BER exempt property will require some updating

Elizabeth Birdthistle

Elizabeth Birdthistle

Elizabeth Birdthistle, a contributor to The Irish Times, writes about property, fine arts, antiques and collectables