House of the Week: Restored residence in Carrickmines retains many period features
No 1 Rockville House on Glenamuck Road in Dublin 18 is on the market with a guide price of €795,000
For those who warm to the idea of gracious living, few properties rival the appeal of the 18th-century Irish country house. Less appealing is the cost of maintaining one. They tend to be too large and unwieldy to suit a 21st-century family’s requirements and, too often, these gems have been demolished and replaced with a ‘new’build’.
In the case of Rockville House, developer Maplewood Residential has come up with an alternative solution. When originally built ...