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Drummin House, Carbury, Co Kildare
Asking price: From €795,000 Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01) 639 9300
One of the iconic images from the Easter Rising is the celebrated photograph of rebel person Padraig Pearse surrendering to Brigadier-General William Lowe connected Saturday, April 29, 1916 aft six days of fierce fighting.
Accompanying Lowe was his aide-de-camp, Captain Henry (Harry) de Courcy-Wheeler. Harry was 1 of six brothers, 1 of whom, Robert, a aesculapian doctor, had inherited Drummin House successful Co Kildare twelvemonth earlier the Rising.
The property adjacent Carbury, 30 miles westbound of Dublin, was passed connected to his grandson, Grattan de Courcy-Wheeler, who lived determination until his decease successful 2020.
Dating backmost to c. 1750, Drummin House is acceptable connected 345 acres of land. This Georgian mansion needs restoration, but successful instrumentality it offers 6,896 sq ft of surviving abstraction with historical quality and archetypal features successful each room.
Accommodation includes a drafting room, eating room, room and survey connected the crushed floor. Above that are 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. At basement level there’s the archetypal kitchen, a boiler room, office, store and WC.
Drummin House is for merchantability with Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes and volition spell nether the hammer with Jordan Auctioneers connected Thursday, June 29 astatine 3pm.
There are options to bargain the location and 50 acres of surrounding onshore for €795,000, with 2 different plots of onshore disposable separately (€520,000 for 45.5 acres and €1,725,000 for 250 acres), oregon you tin drawback up the full batch — residence and each 345 acres for AMV €3.040m.