What will €595,000 buy in Dublin and Mayo?

Town&Country: A three-bed semi in Raheny, or six-bed Georgian rectory in Ballinrobe


Address: 24 Grange Park Drive, Raheny, Dublin 5
Agent: Sherry FitzGerald
This three-bed 107sq m (1,152sq ft) house benefits from a large corner site which has full planning permission to construct a three-bed, two-storey house. At present there is a self-contained timber cabin measuring 17x20ft to the rear with its own vehicular access.
Plus: Development potential
Minus: The shed to the rear will have to be removed if the new property is to be built


Address: The Rectory, Main Street, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo
Agent: Tuohy O'Toole
Hidden behind a high wall in the centre of the town, this Georgian former rectory has six bedrooms and extends to 350sq m (3,767sq ft) over three floors. Lying on over one-and-a-half acres of landscaped gardens, the property also has a coach house, stores and an independent apartment at garden level.
Plus: Stunning Georgian home
Minus: BER of G will be chilly in winter

Read More