On the market: Four homes near the seaside

Asking price: €850,000

Agent: Michelle Burke Auctioneer (091) 868 080

With views over Galway Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Beach House stands on an elevated one-acre site sloping down to the Maree shore.

Its 2,200 sq ft of living space includes a lounge, dining room, a Shaker-style kitchen, utility room, five double bedrooms (four en suite) and a family bathroom.

A separate 1,600 sq ft, two-storey building in the grounds has an open-plan main room and bathroom downstairs, and above that, two rooms and a kitchenette. Oranmore Village is 6km away.

Sunaura, 1 Meath Road

Sunaura, 1 Meath Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

Asking price: €845,000

Agent: McGovern Estates (01) 287 7088

It’s hard to beat the location of this late Victorian house in the seaside town of Bray. Turn right around the corner and you’re steps from the seafront, stroll along Albert Walk and you’re at the Dart station.

Across the road is the local bowling club and the town centre is a three-minute walk. Spanning 2,950 sq ft, accommodation includes a living room, dining room, lounge, two kitchens, study and a guest WC at ground level.

Upstairs are four en-suite double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Councambeg, Clonakilty

Councambeg, Clonakilty, West Cork

Asking price: €345,000

Agent: Hodnett Forde Property Services (023) 883 3367

Standing on two acres of land, this detached farmhouse is a short walk from Simon’s Cove, a popular swimming spot with locals and visitors alike.

The original cottage has had a two-storey extension to the side, bringing the floor area to 1,265 sq ft. Accommodation includes a living room, kitchen, dining room, bathroom and studio on the ground floor.

Upstairs are two double bedrooms and a shower room. It’s 10 minutes’ drive to Clonakilty and less than an hour to Cork City.

An Teach Bán, Magheraclogher

An Teach Bán, Magheraclogher, Derrybeg, Co Donegal

Asking price: €295,000

Agent: Rainey Estate Agents (074) 912 2211

Donegal has over 100 beautiful beaches and Golden Beach in Magheraclogher is one that is home to Donegal’s most famous shipwreck, Bád Eddie.

Located within strolling distance of the beach in the heart of the Derrybeg Gaeltacht area is Teach Bán, a detached dormer bungalow with 2,680 sq ft of living space.

Accommodation includes a sitting room, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen, pantry, utility room, eight bedrooms (three en suite), a shower room and a bathroom with Jacuzzi bath.