Foxwood is a unique contemporary residence, with a charming facade and wonderful interiors.
A unique contemporary residence c. 3,945 sq ft (366.5 sq m.) with old world charm on an elevated setting with 4Â½ acres of landscaped gardens, paddock, tennis court, only 5 mins drive from both the M7 & M9, it has wonderful south facing views over the Curragh Plains (4,500 acres) and local stud farms.
Commissioned and designed by Architect Paul Brazil in 2010 to an exceptionally high specification and finish, it needs to be viewed to be appreciated.
Foxwood is privately positioned behind a high timber fence with beech hedging. Once through the walled entrance gates, a sweeping tree lined avenue leads to the front of the house. The exterior is elegantly designed with wonderful proportions and the house was built entirely to compliment the contour of the site, thus 9 ft high ceilings at entry level and hall and steps to 11ft high ceilings in the kitchen, drawing room and dining room.
Every detail has been well thought through and the best of materials used. The windows are Marvin Architectural (with extra security locking); all the joinery is bespoke by Seabury Furniture; there is Kilkenny limestone flooring, Belgium smoked oak flooring and underfloor heating on the ground floor with thermostats in each room.
The most enjoyable part of the house is the sense of space which has been created by the high ceilings and the plentiful light pouring through the French doors. The simplicity of the layout creates versified space where the reception rooms work together, for both entertaining purposes and for everyday living. There are internal sliding recessed doors between the kitchen / drawing room / dining ro ...