Go wild in the country – if you can afford it

Want to follow Stripe co-founder John Collison’s lead and snap up a grand country house? The supply of beautiful, historic homes and estates in rural Ireland is limited, but there are still gems to be had

11th July, 2021
Kilmurry House in Co Kilkenny has an art gallery and an indoor pool

The sale of Abbey Leix House estate in Laois to billionaire and Stripe co-founder John Collison for its €20 million asking price generated much buzz in Irish property circles last week.

The transaction was a shot in the arm for joint selling agents Colliers Ireland and Ireland Sotheby’s International Realty. It also gave a lift to the country homes market, a sector which has been significantly affected by the Covid-19 global pandemic, given that much...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Related Stories

On the Market: Your guide to residences for sale around the country

House of the Week: Modern Wexford country home, nestled in a gardener’s paradise

Kilmurry House: Picture perfect Palladian style in the Kilkenny countryside

Adam Clarke, an appreciation