Thursday August 6, 2020

Stone immaculate: a rural riverside Wicklow cottage that belies its age

Brook House in Rathdrum looks like it was built centuries ago, yet is a mere nine years old

5th July, 2020
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The main body of the house – the front and side – is built of local granite, which the owner says shimmers in the sunlight – while the rear was built from reclaimed redbrick

If the last few months of quiet isolation have awoken a yearning to find one’s very own paradise lost, an enticing stone cottage in a sylvan setting on the meandering banks of the river Avonbeg in Rathdrum, Co Wicklow might just be the enchanted end to your Arcadian search.

At first glance, it would appear that the alluring property has been in situ for centuries. Yet this fine, detached cut-stone residence of some...

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