PICS: 5 Houses In Rural Ireland Worth €1 Million That Will Blow Your Mind

Forget about Dublin – the real value is in the beautiful Irish countryside

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A million squids is a lot of money when it comes to buying a house, but you’d be forgiven for thinking otherwise if looking at what that sort of money gets you in Dublin. 

Things haven’t taken off quite as much post-recession in rural Ireland though, and to inspire you all a little we thought we’d highlight five amazing pads around the country for that price.

All we have to do now is win the lottery or convince a kind bank manager to lend it to us. 

That's the hard part. 

One can but dream...

1. Bru Na Mara, Mace, Carna, Co. Galway

For €800,000 you're getting not one house, but rather five as a collection including a couple of cottages. 

You'll be rewarded with some of the most stunning views in the country as well as plenty of privacy.

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2. Cappanacush East, Kenmare, Co Kerry

Sitting on 2.5 acres of land with some of the nicest views in the country. 

The house itself is a massive 4,300 sq ft and you'll have lots of privacy. 

Will set you back €1.1 million. Yikes. 

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3. Kinnelargy, Downings, Co. Donegal

Coming in at just under the million mark this is a stunning house that has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. 

What makes it so stunning is the design by award-winning architect Paul Brazil who has designed a modern masterpiece benefitting from an abundance of natural light

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4. Kiljames House, Kiljames Lower, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny

Coming in at €950,000 you will struggle to get as big a house anywhere in the country for that price. 

Comes with a whopping 10 acres of land as well.

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5. The Gables, Balla, Co Mayo

Coming in at €850,000, you are getting a serious house set on 4.5 acres for that price. 

Also comes with a large 1,350 sq.ft double garage and the house has been upgraded to give it a modern feel.

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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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