Sunday May 31, 2020

Sandymount home is a study in remodelling

The space was completely remodelled in 2007

18th June, 2017
The apartment is on the first floor of what was once a carriage house and overlooks Sandymount Green

When he lived as a college student at Sandymount Castle, a turreted country house owned by his stockbroker uncle, the artist John B Yeats is said to have practised Greek plays in its drawing room. His poet son, born down the road, was pushed in a pram through the landscaped grounds of the house, but by the time an older WB Yeats returned in 1901, it had been lost to bankruptcy and converted into a school.


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