Thursday July 9, 2020

Country House of the Week: A Wicklow pile that’s rich in mythological magic

Mythago Wood is now on the market with a guide price of €725,000

7th June, 2020
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Mythago Wood is built on an acre of landscaped gardens while the interior is a visual treat

At the foot of Mythago Wood’s sweeping gravel driveway, a 120-year-old giant redwood sets the tone. Built on an acre of idyllic landscaped gardens and adjacent to Devil’s Glen Woods in Ashford, Co Wicklow, the property takes its name from Robert Holdstock’s family saga set in a myth-rich Celtic wood that won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 1985.

In the early 1990s, when Georgeanne and Geoffrey Kennedy...

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