AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE ESTATE, HARRISTOWN HOUSE IS A CLASSICAL CUT-STONE LATE GEORGIAN HOUSE IN A PRIVILEGED LOCATION ON 750 ACRES IN COUNTY KILDARE, idyllically situated in the heart of bloodstock country.
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Resting majestically within a rich parkland overlooking the River Liffey, surrounded by beech, oak and lime trees, the period residence exudes an ambience of untouchable tranquillity from a bygone age.
Harristown is situated in the beautiful village of Brannockstown, 8 km from Naas, 3km from Kilcullen, 4km M9 on the R412, 35km south west of Dublin and its International Airport (43km). It is convenient to the Curragh – home of the Irish classics, Naas and Punchestown Racecourses. Irish National Stud is 10km. Hunting is available with the Kildares and South Counties. Fishing and boating on the River Liffey. Golf at the Curragh, K Club, Palmerstown Stud and Rathsallagh.
The Estate is approached from either the Carnalway Cross entrance or the Brannockstown entrance with winding avenues through mature parkland.
The house sits on a magnificent elevated setting overlooking the River Liffey and comprises c. 12,000 sq.ft. of generous living accommodation and a further c. 6,000 sq.ft. in basement currently used for storage but suitable for additional accommodation.
The Harristown Demesne comprises 750 acres within the Estate wall and includes a tremendous timber shelterbelt which protects the entire perimeter. Originally purchased by the La Touche Family in 1768 the spacious Georgian ...