Buying in Scotland

Although the term ‘overseas property' usually conjures up images of sun, sea and sand, there are plenty of attractive options closer to home, writes Diarmaid Condon.

19th March, 2005

When overseas property is mentioned, it usually brings to mind far flung locations, unpronounceable names, powdery sand and crystal clear waters.

We tend to forget that sun, sand and sea are not obligatory requirements for everyone looking to spend some time away from Ireland. There are people who prefer a climate similar to ours and activities possible in inclement weather such as hill walking, golf, pony trekking and cycling.

Often, this type of buyer doesn't...

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