In this week’s 'Property price twins', we take a look at properties in Britain and in Portugal. But which one would you want the keys to?
1. Six bedroom detached house in Whitmore Road, Westlands, Newcastle, Staffordshire, for £350,000
First up is this detached house - recently reduced in price - which would make a fantastic family home. The area has a large selection of primary and secondary schools to choose from as well as great road links with the M6 minutes away.
The property is in excellent condition, so there is no need to worry about forking out extra money for refurbishment. The house also has oodles of space, with a choice of four large reception areas - giving the house a flexible layout. There are currently two dining rooms and two sitting rooms, but it would be easy to convert one of the rooms to a play room, study or a games room.
There won’t be any fights over who gets to use the bathroom first in this house, as there are two family bathrooms and two ensuites. With six bedrooms, there’s also room for friends and family to visit as well.
The market town of Newcastle-Under-Lyme offers a variety of shops, restaurants and sports clubs. For active families, the Peak District National Park is only a 35 minute drive away. It offers stunning views, walking, cycling and wildlife watching opportunities.
Available via Reeds Rains
2. Four bedroom semi-detached house in Quinta Jacintina, Quinta Do Lago, Algarve, Portugal, for £259,952 (€350,000)
If you fancy rubbing shoulders with a host of celebrities, then our second property on the sunny south coast of Portugal will be right up your street.
The four bedroom house is just outside the prestigious Vale Do Lobo resort, where tennis stars John McEnroe and Pat Cash, Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and cricketer Freddie Flintoff have all holidayed. Dragon’s Den moguls Peter Jones and Duncan Bannatyne both own property in the resort as well.
A villa in Vale Do Lobo usually ranges between £1.5m and £3m, so this property in nearby Quinta Jacintina is a real bargain. It is easily big enough to be used as a permanent family home. Alternatively, it could be rented out as a holiday home for additional income.
The villa’s outside space is perfect for catching a few rays, as the private garden is south facing and has plenty of room for sun beds. There is also the opportunity to take a dip in the pool if the sun gets too much, or enjoy an alfresco dinner on the huge balcony.
The property has recently been redecorated throughout and offers comfy and clean living space. Two of the bedrooms have their own ensuite, while the remaining two bedrooms are served by a shower room.
Available via Portman Properties
Here are four more properties for sale for £350,000 and €350,000:
3. Four bedroom terraced house in Under Bolton, Haddington, East Lothian, for £350,000
Available via Ogilvie Homes
4. Two bedroom apartment in Pinheiros Altos, Algarve, Portugal, for €350,000
Available via Quinta Properties
5. Four bedroom detached house in Gwynant, Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay, for £350,000
Available via Reeds Rains
6. Three bedroom townhouse in Vale Do Lobo, Vale Do Lobo, Algarve, Portugal for €350,000
Available via Prime Properties