What will €495,000 buy in Dublin and Wexford?

Town&Country: Two-bed apartment in Ballsbridge or three-bed near sea in Fethard


Address Apartment 5, Wellington House, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Agent Owen Reilly
Located in the very heart of the embassy belt in Ballsbridge, this ground-floor, two-bedroom apartment extends to 72sq m (755sq ft). The property, which has an attractive communal area inside a gated entrance, has secure parking and is located within walking distance to the city centre and a host of amenities.
Plus Its central location is a huge bonus
Minus BER of D1


Address St Kieran's, Saltmills, Fethard, Co Wexford
Agent P.N. O'Gorman Auctioneers
Standing on an elevated site with uninterrupted views across Bannow Bay, this three-bedroom house has been recently upgraded. Extending to 145sq m (1,561sq ft) the property also has an outbuilding that, though ideal for storage, could be converted to further accommodation – subject to planning. BER B3
Plus Turnkey interiors and lovely sea views
Minus Gardens could do with more planting

Elizabeth Birdthistle

Elizabeth Birdthistle

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