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This beautifully restored, Wicklow farmhouse will cost you €895,000


by Grace McGettigan
05th Feb 2019
Wicklow farmhouse

Moving out? Perhaps searching for an old mews to call home?

This charming, cut-stone property in Greystones, Co Wicklow is an ideal house for those who love to entertain. The open-plan living area is the true heart of the home, boasting great space and natural light, while the rest of the property is modest in size, making it manageable for couples and small families.

Coleman House, which is located in a quiet complex of farm buildings, has been beautifully restored to an exceptionally high standard by its current owners. According to local estate agent Knight Frank, the house is presented in turn-key condition and overlooks the picturesque Greystones golf course.

Photo via Rena O’Kelly at Knight Frank on Daft.ie 

Enter via the bright front hallway, which features practical wooden floors and stylish ceiling arches. Hang your coat in the cloakroom, and from here, pass through double doors to the open-plan living-cum-dining area.

Related: This unique, period home in Sandymount
has a price tag of €1,150,000

Here, a vaulted ceiling and six large windows allow for natural light to come streaming through; making the entire room feel bright and airy. There is also an open fireplace, as well as stripped and polished floors.

Photo via Rena O’Kelly at Knight Frank on Daft.ie 

The sheer size of this space has the potential to feel overwhelming. To avoid this, the current owners have carefully placed furniture and rugs to divide the space into three. Their decision to block off one side of the room with a sofa-set and rug makes the room feel warm and homey, rather than cold and bare. In the centre, there is another seating area; and to the rear, a six-seater dining space.

Photo via Rena O’Kelly at Knight Frank on Daft.ie 

From the living room, there is a door to the staircase which leads down to the kitchen-cum-breakfast room. This kitchen is fitted with wooden wall and floor units, as well as a conventional oven and dishwasher. There is currently a four-seater dining table in the middle of the kitchen, though there is room to have an island unit installed if needs-be. A separate utility room is located off the hallway; providing additional storage and space for a washer/dryer.

Photo via Rena O’Kelly at Knight Frank on Daft.ie

Meanwhile, French doors open out from the kitchen to the south-facing patio garden; which comes with a raised decking area with views over the nearby golf course. What’s more, outdoor seating makes it a lovely spot for al-fresco dining during the summer months.

Photo via Rena O’Kelly at Knight Frank on Daft.ie

Back inside, there are two large double bedrooms, both of which have their own ensuite bathrooms. As with the living area, these bedrooms have polished wooden floors, high vaulted ceilings, and lots of natural light. There are also built-in wardrobes, providing ample storage.

Photo via Rena O’Kelly at Knight Frank on Daft.ie

A separate guest bathroom is located off the main hallway near the cloakroom, allowing the facilities in the bedrooms to remain private.

Photo via Rena O’Kelly at Knight Frank on Daft.ie

According to the estate agent, there is off-street parking available at the gable end of the property, while a low-maintenance, split-level garden can be enjoyed to the rear.

Other notable features of this property include underfloor heating and an idyllic, quiet countryside setting.

Wicklow farm housePhoto via Rena O’Kelly at Knight Frank on Daft.ie

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All photo via Rena O’Kelly at Knight Frank on Daft.ie

 

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