House of the Week: No expense spared in a spectacular sylvan vista

Ortum on Maryborough Hill in Douglas, Co Cork, is now on the market with a guide price of €1.5 million

26th July, 2020
Ortum on Maryborough Hill in Douglas, Co Cork, is now on the market

On its elevated 0.9-acre site, Ortum on Maryborough Hill in Douglas is a spectacular contemporary home nestled nicely in the landscape, looking across a sylvan vista to suburban Cork and the Cork Estuary. The name relates to the location: Ortum is Latin for “the rise”.

When it was built 18 years ago, Wilson Architects chose a combination of cedar cladding and Liscannor stone pillars for the exterior, adding the master touch of the...

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