Craffield, Aughrim, Co. Wicklow
A charming and elegant country home combining an original period character with later light enhancing embellishments and extensions. Pleasantly positioned nestling into a south facing valley with pasturage extending down to the River Ow. In all about 8 acres or 3.2 hectares.
Craffield benefits from a sunny south-facing aspect and with large windows and French doors a key feature of the later extensions to the original period farmhouse, ensuring the accommodation is bright and airy. This gives a nice contemporary blend to the retained period character of the original 19th Century farmhouse and presents a bright and comfortable home with a quaint irregular layout. Extending to some 4,024 square feet [374 square metres] of accommodation the original modest rooms have been embellished with fine and large light filled rooms within the recent extensions to provide a suite of reception rooms ideal for entertaining and spacious principal bedrooms. The reception hall features a double height ceiling with a raised gallery landing above and access to both the drawing room and dining room, itself interconnecting with the kitchen. The kitchen is centrally positioned within the house and overlooks a large south-facing patio terrace. A living room, with full height glazing to the south-facing wall, library and study complete the reception accommodation. There are five bedrooms, each with a bathroom or shower room either connected or immediately adjacent.
Throughout the house there are excellent views from all the principal rooms, primarily south or west facing and taking in vista’s over the pastoral lands included within Craffield’s acreage to the bounding river and over the mature woodland and hills bey ...