Country homes and estates special

Fancy a spot of genteel country living? Tina-Marie O’Neill presents a guide to the best period residences and rural mansions – plus a stud farm or two – on the market around Ireland

14th May, 2017
Mount Ullard, Ullard, Co Kilkenny

Price:€6 million to €8 million, to be auctioned on Tuesday, June 27 at 3pm at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin.

What: founded by Henry Hamilton in the late 18th/early 19th century, the stud was bought by Dorothy Paget in April 1946. She owned it in absentia until 1960, when she died – during that 14-year period, she never actually visited the property! In June 1960, the then Michael Sobell and Arnold Weinstock, father...

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