Graceful Kildare country pile comes with a substantial landholding

Drummin House near Carbury, which sits on 345 acres, is to go under the hammer with a guide price of €3.04 million

Situated in the middle of the estate, Drummin House is a three-bay, two storey over basement, classically proportioned residence with some 345 acres of exceptional grounds including grasslands, woodlands, extensive gardens and a lake

Co Kildare is flush with grand period estates, for numerous reasons, including its proximity to Dublin and the miles of largely flat, fertile lands it offered the landed gentry and gentleman farmers to whom large plots of land were bestowed by the British crown.

As Georgian country piles go, Drummin House in the pretty townland of Carbury in North Co Kildare might have been regarded as modest among its grand county peers when completed in ...