Take Five for €550,000

Sherry FitzGerald O’Gorman O’Reilly is seeking €550,000 for this four-bedroom house in Horsfield, Newcastle, Co Wicklow. We find similarly-priced homes in France, Italy, spain and Portugal


Co Wicklow, Ireland
Sherry FitzGerald O’Gorman O’Reilly is seeking €550,000 for this four-bedroom house in Horsfield, Newcastle, Co Wicklow

Saone-et-Loire, France
This towering 18th-century house sits on 7.5 acres of land. Entrance is through the tower and accommodation includes a reception room with high ceilings and a fireplace, diningroom with fire, kitchen, utility and wc on the ground floor. Above that are five bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom and one with basin and bidet) and a wc. On the second floor is another bedroom and there are two bedrooms to restore in the attic.
Price: €550,000
Agent: latitudes.co.uk, 0044-2083874090

Umbria, Italy
On farmland amid hills southeast of Lake Trasimeno is this restored four-bed house. On the ground floor is a livingroom, two bedrooms (one en suite) and wine cellar/utility. A traditional external stair, with bread oven beneath, leads to a loggia and the first floor, where there is a second livingroom, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a room currently used as a study but which is plumbed and wired for kitchen use. The house sits on about 8 acres, and includes a 50sq m outbuilding (with kitchen/dining area), an oak-beamed hay barn and a 1.2 acre vineyard.
Price: €550,000
Agent: cluttons italy.com, 0039-0758450100

Spain Cadiz
A three-bed apartment with three bathrooms at Ribera del Marlin with views over Sotogrande marina and the Mediterranean in southern Spain. Indoor/outdoor living is facilitated by large windows and terraces. Outside are two communal swimming pools; there is also an indoor pool, gym, sauna and Turkish bath. Gibraltar airport is 15 minutes away; Malaga and Jerez are an hour away.
Price: €550,000
Agent: cluttonsresorts.com, 0044-2075843050

Portugal Albufeira
This villa with swimming pool has three en suite bedrooms and is 2.5km from Albufeira. Accommodation also includes a living/dining area and kitchen which overlooks the pool and has glazed walls that slide back. Outside is a roof terrace and garden, terraces, barbecue and outdoor shower. There are views of the sea, which is 3km away, and 5km away is a golf course.
Price: €550,000
Agent: portugalproperty.com, 0044-8000148201