Emma Cullinan writing for Irish Times looks at what 160,000Euro can buy you in England, France, Turkey, Greece, and Ireland. From cottage style homes to villas with sea views and apartments close to high streets, what country offers best value for money? Well, that’s for you to decide.
At the top end of the budget, 160,000Euro is the asking price for a three bedroom cottage style property in Kerry. The home has its own private garden and is within driving distance to local amenities and daily shops.
With views heading out across the sea and its own private swimming pool, 160,000Euro is the asking price for a three-storey house in Kalkan, Turkey. The property has a private garden and parking space. Inside, an open plan layout includes a fireplace on the ground floor and three bedrooms on the next two floors. Available as completely furnished, the villa has views out towards Kalkan Bay.
158,050Euro is the asking price for a five bedroom south-facing house in the French village of Villeneuve-la-Comtesse. Situated in an enclosed garden with garage and barn, the home is tucked away in a natural surrounding. Inside, a fireplace is located in the living room, the lounge opens to a terrace. Five bedrooms provide room for a large family, including one with an en-suite bathroom. Surgeres and its station can be driven to within 22km.
Located near the Corinthian town of Solygeia is a three-storey house for sale at 160,000Euro in Greece. The home is divided into separate living spaces and offers six bedrooms in total across all floors. Outside, a private garden is paved with paths and dotted plants. A five minute drive provides access to the sea and Solygeia is accessible within 10km. The capital city Athens is 100km away.
Just over budget, 162,500Euro will buy you a first-floor apartment just northeast of the city centre of Bristol. The apartment offers one bedroom and a separate kitchen and living room. At the back is a gravelled courtyard with a shed for storage. The Bristol-Bath cycle path is nearby and a ten minute drive provides access to the centre. The M32 and M4 Motorways are both easily accessible for transport.
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Built on an elevated spot with distant views of the Blue Lagoon, this is a stunning property in Turkey's most popular summer resort Fethiye Ovacik. The villa offers 4 master bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, generous land size and a large private pool. Design is modern with ample terraces and balconies to enjoy stunning nature all around.
Completely furnished as seen and ready to move in immediately, this designer property is located in the Ortaalan area of Kalkan and is just a short walk away from the town centre full of life and things to do daily.
Located in the historical heart of Istanbul, these Besiktas apartments overlook a green park with peaceful views and are available from two – three bedrooms in size. This is an excellent opportunity to relocate the family to the centre of the city.
Built to exceptional standards and designed by a renowned architect, these properties are located in the best spot of Yalikavak and overlook the marina with stunning panoramic views stretching for as far as the eye can see.