Clone House, Aughrim, Co. Wicklow
- 10 Bed Period House 654 m² / 7040 ft² For Sale
Clone House enjoys a magnificent private setting, some 3.5 km/2 miles from the picturesque town of Aughrim. Aughrim meaning horse ridge is a small town in County Wicklow and lies in the scenic valley in the east of Ireland between the larger towns of Arklow and Balltinglass. County Wicklow is also known as the 'Garden of Ireland' and is Ireland's 17th largest county where there is a treasure chest full of family activities to do.
Clone House is within close proximity of 4 excellent golf courses: Woodenbridge Golf Club, The European Golf Club, Druids Glen Golf Club and Glen of the Downs. There is excellent racing nearby in Leopardstown, Naas, Punchestown and The Curragh that are all within easy driving distance. There is also a wide selection of equestrian facilities in the local area including Wicklow Equestrian Centre and Bel-Air Equestrian Centre in Ashford. Hunting in the general area is well catered for with The West Wicklow Pack and the Bray Harriers.
Clone House dates back to the 1650's and has a charming history. Originally built by the O'Byrne family it was the Manor House on a large estate stretching across Moneyteigue, Clone and Coolahullen. Unfortunatly the house was burnt down in the 1798 Rebellion but was beautifully restored around 1805 and later became a popular guesthouse for the area. Overall the accommodation at Clone House presents a
comfortable family home with fine reception rooms for entertaining, yet is extremely manageable. Retaining many of its original features the house has great character and has been beautifully and patiently restored.
GARDENS & GROUNDS
The gardens and grounds surrounding the residence are extremely well kept and the garden has been well planned to provide color and privacy. The house connect seamlessly with the gardens and wider setting, with views extending to the surrounding mountains. This linking to the garden is exemplified not only by the abundance of windows offering garden views but also through several doors that link the property to various parts
of the gardens and grounds.
Aughrim 3.5 km / 2 miles
Arklow (train) 13 km / 8 miles
Brittas Bay 29 km / 18 miles
Dublin City Centre 70 km / 45 miles
Dublin Airport 95 minutes
Rosslare Ferry Port 90 minutes
For further information please call Philip Guckian or Breada Bermingham Roberts
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Contact the Estate Agent about: Clone House, Aughrim, Co. Wicklow
- Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes, Farms & Estates
- 164 Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
- Phone: 01 237 6300
- Fax: 01 237 6399
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