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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

Skibbereen, Co Cork – €160,000

This two-bedroom detached house in Cork sits on its own half acre of ground and has been recently extended. Heating it should not be a problem with stand-alone stoves in two of its downstairs rooms.

It is located 6km away is the harbour town of Skibbereen, which describes itself as the “soul of the south-west”. A farmers’ market runs in the town every Saturday from 9.30am to 1.30pm.



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Under €500,000

Drumcondra, Dublin – €330,000

This property is said to be of “great quality and charm”. It has undergone an extensive refurbishment in recent years and high-grade features that have been installed include granite worktops in the kitchen and a jacuzzi bath.

The two-bedroom house is located on the edge of Dublin city centre and is a short commute either on foot or by public transport. It also convenient to a number of secondary and primary schools in the local area.

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Under €750,000

Salthill, Galway – €550,000

The inside of this home extends to over 2,000 sq. ft. Three of the property’s four bedrooms come en suite and there is an additional bathroom on the ground floor level. Its back garden acts as a sun trap and its kitchen and dining areas are said to be “teeming with light”.

Located in the desirable Salthill area, the property also has a self-contained bedsit. It is walking distance to the centre of Galway city.

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Under €1 million

Dublin, Dublin 2 – €975,000

This property’s main appeal is its prime location in Georgian Dublin. It consists of a number of self-contained units that could presumably be rented out separately. It comes onto the market in need of a refurbishment but could potentially suit a variety of purposes.

In total the house has five bedrooms and five bathrooms spread across four floors. Features include decorative cornicing and sash windows which have been retained from the period when the property was originally built.

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