A lair-like sun palace in the Wicklow woods

This sizeable home with an unusual profile and a south-facing sun-trap wall of glazing was ahead of its time when built almost 50 years ago

An Grianán in Kilmacanogue, Co Wicklow: the epitome of a James Bond lair

Just over the Dublin-Wicklow border, deep in Dargle Valley territory, sits a most unusual looking house, its glazed trapezoidal shape throwing teasing glimpses of itself to prying eyes approaching it through a woodland of mature, sentry-like larch trees surrounding the property.

Property Details

An Grianán, Kilcroney Lane, Kilcroney, Kilmacanogue, Co Wicklow

Price: €1.275 million

Beds: five


Agent: Colliers at 01-6333785

The house in question is An Grianán, which translates from Irish as the ...