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
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...
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On the Market: Your guide to residences for sale around the country
A three-storey semi-detached residence in Cabinteely and a four-bedroom detached home close to Galway are among the houses on offer this week
House of the Week: Modern Wexford country home, nestled in a gardener’s paradise
Breathtaking property has all the hallmarks of the archetypal country house, but is built for 21st-century living
Kilmurry House: Picture perfect Palladian style in the Kilkenny countryside
The beautiful manor home of the Irish watercolour artist Mildred Butler has been lovingly restored by its current owners and is on sale for €8.8 million