Stripe co-founder sets out plans for €6 million renovation of derelict Victorian property

John Collison has proposed to Laois county council that he will restore and renovate Millbrook House ‘with a mindset of being stewards of this property for the coming generations’

Millbrook House is located on the same estate road as Abbeyleix House, the 27,000 square foot, nine-bedroom mansion which John Collison bought for €11.5 million last year

John Collison, the Stripe co-founder, has set out his plans to spend €6 million renovating a derelict property in Laois that he and his brother Patrick bought this year for just €400,000.

The tech billionaire has told the county council that he will make the 9,000 square foot Victorian Millbrook House, which sits on the De Vesci estate, into a “spectacular home” to be used for family and friends visiting from across Ireland and ...