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What does €55,000 get you in Spain versus the UK and Ireland?

We recently spotted the Irish Times comparing the prices of a two-bed apartment in midland Longford, Ireland to a one-bed apartment with a pool in Villamartin, Spain. So we were inspired to do some of our own investigating in property comparisons. With a budget of €55,000, we began our search for three similar properties in Ireland, the UK and Spain.


It was a difficult task trying to find a suitable property with this budget in Ireland. However, we finally found this one-bed apartment in County Laois for €55,000. Laois is an inland county, around an hours drive from the closest beach. The property is also about an hour from the nearest city, Dublin.


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Again, not the easiest budget to work with in the UK. We did come across this one bedroom flat in South Shields. Newcastle, the nearest city, is a half an hour drive away. The property is located about a 10-minute drive from the closest beach. Unfortunately, we don’t know how much time you’ll be able to spend on it without Spain’s hot weather and warm seas.


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This delightful 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom first-floor apartment is located in Torrevieja, minutes from the city centre. The property is just 500 metres from the beach. It is situated inside a gated community overlooking a fantastic communal swimming pool. The apartment is within easy walking distance to a great selection of cafés, bars, restaurants and shopping facilities.


Sourced from HomeEspaña.co.uk  – View this property.

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