Homestead history gets a fresh new design in Co Mayo
Set on a mature site of 3.73 acres, the property is approached via electronic security gates opening to a sweeping tree-lined driveway
When someone desirous of building a contemporary home buys a plot that comes with the original farmstead on site, the decision is often taken to demolish it and start from scratch, thus consigning a piece of history to oblivion.
In the past, according to award-winning architect Michael Horan of Axo Architects, it was common practice in the west of Ireland for slightly more affluent folks to build an initial family home, and as the family...
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