What will €600,000 buy in Dublin and Mayo?

A three-bed house in Shankill or a five-bed Georgian from the 1800s near Lough Mask


Address 71 Hazelwood, Shankill, Dublin 18
Agent Lisney
This 150sq m (1,615sq ft) three-bedroom house a short walk from Shankill village, and approached from Shanganagh Road, dates from 1972. With bright and airy interiors and a good size rear garden, the property, which has a BER rating of C3, is served by good transport links to the city centre.
Plus Bright interiors
Minus The rear garden could do with more planting to cover a block wall


Address Springvale House, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo
Agent Tuohy O'Toole
This five-bedroom Georgian house at the end of a long tree-lined avenue close to the shores of Lough Mask is just 1.5km from the town of Ballinrobe. The property, dating from the early 1800s, the property retains many of its period features and sits on 22 acres of good agricultural land.
Plus Lovely period property
Minus BER of G will require addressing

Elizabeth Birdthistle

Elizabeth Birdthistle

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