Here's What €500,000 Gets You In Rural Counties Versus Dublin

Time for a bit of country livin'!

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The housing market in Dublin is absolutely bonkers at the moment, with both the rental and sales markets short on supply. 

However, the situation outside the capital is completely different. Here are a couple of properties in Dublin at €500,000, compared with what you could get for the same money by upping to the sticks and living beyond the pale. 

Makes you think about the quality of life you could be having...

Dublin Option 1 - €500,000

1 The Pierre, Victoria Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, comes with the following...

  • 1 Bedroom 
  • High security with 24 hour monitored CCT
  • High speed eight-person lift with glass and chrome interior
  •  Convenient to public transport including the DART and Aircoach to Airport
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Dublin Option 2 - €500,000

31 Home Villas, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, comes with the following...

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 baths
  • Small patio
  • 721 Sq. Feet
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Leitrim - €500,000

Greenaun, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim comes with the following...

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • A lake to the front 
  • Private boathouse, slipway and jetty
  • Ample living space and parking 
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Laois - €500,000

Corrig, Stradbally, Co. Laois comes along with the following...

  • 6 Bedrooms 
  • 4 Bathrooms 
  • Manicured gardens 
  • Basement car garage 
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Mayo - €500,000

Golden Bay, Cong, Co. Mayo comes along with the following...

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms 
  • AGA Range 
  • Set in 1.7 acres
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Wexford - €500,000

Ballylane, New Ross, Co. Wexford comes along with the following...

  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms 
  • Swimming pool
  • 3 Stables and an office
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Limerick - €500,000

Bohernore, Knocklong, Co. Limerick comes along with the following...

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms 
  • Geothermal 3-phase heating system
  • 4500 SQ Feet
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Niall Harbison

Niall founded Lovin' Dublin with a few fairly simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.

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