Retreat from the city rush in Georgian style
A handsome period home that dates from the 1820s and sits on an acre of secluded gardens is for sale just outside the picturesque village of Enniskerry, writes Conor Murphy
Surveying Enniskerry almost two centuries ago, the geographer Samuel Lewis provided one in a series of uniquely detailed portraits of pre-Famine Ireland. “It contains about 70 houses,” he wrote of the town, “most of which are tastefully built in the cottage style and inhabited by families of respectability, and from its vicinity to the beautiful scenery of the Dargle, the Powerscourt demesne, the waterfall, the Scalp, and other objects of general attraction, is a favourite...
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