Victorian verve enlivens a handsome bolthole in rural Tipperary

Curraghtemple, situated four kilometres from Nenagh, is now on the market with a guide price of €795,000

13th June, 2021
‘Accessed via a sweeping driveway, Curraghtemple is as handsome an edifice and as comfortable a home as you could wish for’

In 2005, when a businessman with a young family was looking for an architect to build his dream home, he came across the work of Melville Dunbar, an architectural practice with a sterling reputation in Ireland and Britain for both urban planning and country house architecture. He liked what he saw, and crossed the Irish sea to meet Dunbar in his British headquarters.

“As soon as I saw the building that he works out of, I...

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