Wicklow bungalow blends old-world charm and modern technology for €795k

Detached cottage of 196 square metres in Kilmacanogue is a successful blend of old-world charm and modern technology and finishes

Rose Cottage in Kilmacanogue, Co Wicklow: on the market for €795,000

A common sight across the Irish countryside, the bungalow saw a surge in popularity from the early 1970s thanks to the self-published Bungalow Bliss catalogue created by Jack Fitzimmons from his Kells Art Studios in Co Meath.

It’s not hard to see why; the single-storey layout, or lack of stairs, made the house type convenient and easily accessible for both young and old. The single-storey build also meant they were slightly cheaper to construct and ...