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Take 4: Homes for every budget

Here is our pick of properties from €250k… up to €1 million.

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GETTING INTO THE property market can be a daunting experience. Here we make it easy and bring you four of the best properties on the market around the country this week.

Under €250,000

City centre, Dublin – €185,000

This house in the centre of Dublin appeals because of its location and its pricetag. The two-bedroom detached property sits on its own corner site close to the city’s Croke Park. This puts it only a 10 minute walk from O’Connell Street and all of the city centre amenities.

Despite these advantages, the home is in need of modernisation. Its interior is dated and the property’s BER rating is G, making it difficult to heat.

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Under €500,000

Castletroy, Co Limerick – €309,000

This house in Limerick has come onto the market for just over €300,000. It is located in the suburb of Castletroy, which contains much of the accommodation for the city’s university students. On account of this, potential buyers would not have a hard time renting the property.

It was previously a show house, has a good BER rating and off-street parking to the front.  Two of the house’s four bedrooms come en suite.


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Under €750,000

Waterfall, Co Cork – €675,000

Located in the village of Waterfall, Co Cork, ‘Havan Lodge’ has been architecturally designed and has almost two acres of its own land. The six-bedroom home is said to be in “exceptional condition throughout”.

An added bonus is that all its fittings are included in the sale price. All of the property’s bedrooms come en suite and it also has a four-car garage.

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Under €1 million

Castleknock, Dublin – €950,000

‘The Gate Lodge’ looks inconspicuous from the outside, but this hides a slick, modern interior. Sitting on a quarter acre of its own grounds, the house has more than 3,000 sq. ft. of floor space. Of the property’s four bedrooms, two come as en suites.

Other features to recommend this home include underfloor heating, off-street parking, its own septic tank and good access to the centre of Dublin.

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