What will €825,000 buy in Dublin 6 and Co Tipperary?

Town&Country: Ranelagh three-bed semi or Victorian splendour overlooking Lough Derg


Address 52 Oakley Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
Agent Youngs
Situated at the Chelmsford Road end of a one-way street, this three-bedroom semi is all about its location and proximity to Dublin 6's thriving shops, eateries and schools. The 107sq m / 1,151sq ft house needs some modernisation but has scope to enlarge. The east-facing back garden is bounded by the Luas. There is ample off-street parking, essential on this traffic-choked street at school collection times.
Plus Potential to extend out to the side and back
Minus Ber is E2


Address Drominagh Lodge, Drominagh, Ballinderry, Nenagh, Co Tipperary
Agent Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes
Set on nine acres of grounds, this five-bedroom Ber-exempt Victorian residence of 260sq m / 2,798sq ft offers an awful lot of period charm. Stand-out features include arched stone steps, a colonnaded verandah, a pond, millrace, working waterwheel and specimen trees, including a monkey puzzle. There's also its talking point gateposts, reportedly won in a card game in Galway, and a further 131sq m / 1,410sq ft of barns and outhouses. 
Plus Beautifully proportioned rooms with lofty ceiling heights
Minus In need of some modernisation

Alanna Gallagher

Alanna Gallagher

Alanna Gallagher is a contributor to The Irish Times specialising in property and interiors