Charming Wicklow home comes in shipshape

Handsome period gem Courtfoyle near Ashford village incorporates original wood panels from the SS Great Eastern, once the largest ship in the world

25th April, 2021
Courtfoyle is a beautifully presented and well-proportioned home of about 300 square metres

Nestled on a slight incline within dense woodland and clad in weathered silvery Cedar, one would be forgiven for thinking they had stumbled into the scene of a New England pile happily in repose on America’s northern eastern coastline.

Courtfoyle is, however, a handsome period gem located just outside Ashford village in Co Wicklow, set between the Irish Sea and the Wicklow Mountains and with views of both.

The house does nonetheless entertain...

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