A pastoral hideaway on historic estate for €300k

The careful restoration of the 19th century Dromana Gate Lodge in Villierstown, Co Waterford took almost a year, but it was worth it.

18th February, 2018
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Dromana Gate Lodge in Villierstown, Co Waterford

Dromana Gate Lodge in Villierstown, Co Waterford, has an air of the distant past about it. Built circa 1875, it was originally home to the staff who tended to the gates of Dromana Estate, the historical seat of the Villiers-Stuart clan.

The two-storey property had been occupied by the same family for generations before passing to the present owner, a local who had his eye on the lodge for several years, and proved committed to taking...

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