Take Five at €70,000

Fitzgerald and O’Connor is seeking €70,000 for this four-bedroom house on New Street, Caherciveen, Co Kerry. We find similarly priced homes in Turkey, Spain, Portugal and France


This three-bedroom, house is in an agricultural village that produces traditional crafts, so local fare will add to the experience of visiting. It is part of a scheme of six houses, which share an outdoor swimming pool. Accommodation includes an open-plan kitchen/ living area and three bathrooms with Vitra fixtures. The garden is walled in local stone, and there are balconies and terraces. The Aegean sea is 15 minutes away.
Price: €70,000
Agent: spotblue.com, 0044-208339 6036

This two-bed 60sq m apartment is in Costa Calida, southeast of Murcia, an area whose key feature is Mar Menor, a salty lagoon. The apartment comes with one bathroom (a two-bathroom option is also available), open-plan kitchen/ living area and a terrace, facing on to communal gardens. It is in a complex that includes a swimming pool, golf course and five-star hotel.
Price: €72,500
Agent: spanishpropertycenter.com, 0034-966444615


This granite house comes with a hectare of fertile agricultural land and a stream running along its edge. Surrounded by fields dotted with deciduous trees, it also has a grain mill (which, should you wish to go into production, needs renovating). The property is on the edge of a village in the Serra da Estrela mountain regions, and the peaks, where there is skiing, can be seen in the distance.
Price: €70,000
Agent: propertiesinportugal.com.pt


The market town of Gorron is near this pretty renovated stone cottage with garden and period features, such as exposed stone walls and wooden beams. Accommodation includes a combined kitchen/livingroom with stone walls, beams and a wood-burning stove. Shower-room also on this floor. On the first floor are two bedrooms with exposed beams. The house is less than two hours from the ports of St Malo and Caen.
Price: €70,200
Agent: latitudes.co.uk, 0044-2083874090