The perennial attraction of a fine country retreat

While Covid-19 travel restrictions have disrupted operations in the prime country homes market, keen buyers are getting creative and keeping demand high

28th June, 2020
Knockdrin Castle, Mullingar, Westmeath. Picture: Niall Carroll

The world has been hit with a stop-us-in-our-tracks viral pandemic. Despite that, it seems to be a case of ‘steady as she goes’ when it comes to interest – and asking prices – in our resilient prime country homes market. Where money’s no object, it’s travel restrictions that are clipping the wings of the world’s high rollers.

“During Covid-19, I registered 30 country home buyers with over...

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