What will €500,000 buy in Dublin and Clare?

Town&Country: A Marino three-bed or a five-bed doer-upper in Newmarket on Fergus

TOWN

Address 92 Brian Road, Marino, Dublin 3
Agent Kelly Bradshaw Dalton
This three-bedroom mid-terrace property extending to 100sq m (1,080sq ft) has been recently refurbished and is in turn-key condition. An extension to the rear houses a large open-plan living, dining and kitchen area with a separate formal sitting room to the front. To the rear is a good-sized south-facing landscaped garden, accessed from the kitchen. The house has a much-improved BER of C.
Plus In turn-key condition
Minus Parking is on street

COUNTRY

Address The Old Presbytery, Ennis Road, Newmarket on Fergus, Co Clare
Agent Sherry FitzGerald O'Donovan
This five-bedroom period house dating from the 1930s sits on a site of 0.81 acres close to schools, amenities and an 18-hole golf course and is within easy reach of Limerick, Ennis, Shannon and Galway. Extending to 210sq m (2,260sq ft), the property – which has a wealth of original features – requires renovation, with ample room to extend in the gardens, subject to planning.
Plus Large period home on an elevated site
Minus Substantial investment required to upgrade the property