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Explore Chris de Burgh’s €9.85m luxury estate with a pool, cinema and lush gardens

Bushey Park has been owned by the singer since 1996.

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PRICED AT €9.85 million, Bushey Park ticks every box for a luxury home. 

The eight-bed mansion in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow dates back to 1815 and is currently owned by singer-songwriter Chris de Burgh, who purchased it in 1996.

The Georgian villa was completely restored and extended by de Burgh shortly after he bought it, with London-based interior designer Simon Kingi commissioned to oversee the interior design. 

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Set against a backdrop of the Dublin Mountains, the grounds extend to a sizeable 27 acres and are surrounded by a mountain stream.

The highly private gardens are perhaps even more impressive than the house itself, with rolling lawns, spacious terraces and a wide selection of trees, plus a variety of wildlife visitors. Numerous pathways wind throughout the grounds, making for your own peaceful countryside walking routes. 

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Inside, Bushey Park oozes elegance and comfort. Modern features such as integrated sound systems and efficient heating systems blend seamlessly with original features, creating a truly spectacular interior. 

The accommodation measures a massive 10,597 sq ft, with the ground floor comprising a sequence of interconnecting reception rooms and a beautiful kitchen and breakfast room.

Two staircases and an elevator provide access to the first floor, where the eight bedroom suites offer idyllic views and provide the same level of comfort you’d find in a lavish hotel. 

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The kitchen and breakfast room is a warm and welcoming space, with country-style cabinets, a wood-burning stove and picture windows overlooking the grounds. There’s access from here to the leisure complex, which comes in at an even larger 12,071 sq ft. 

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The pool room steals the show in here, with vaulted ceilings, a wooden bridge, balconies and a bar. There’s also a spacious home cinema, a music studio and a games room, meaning the new owners will never be short of things to do.

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As part of the renovations, stone outbuildings on the grounds were converted into a variety of things including a guest lodge of 1,495 sq ft, a gate lodge, workshops and a stable block.

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Bushey Park is within close proximity of Powerscourt Estate, multiple mountain and woodland walks, and a selection of golf clubs, while the Bray seafront is a 15-minute drive away. 

With expansive grounds and spectacular accommodation, Bushey Park is sure to make an exquisite home for its lucky buyer.

Bushey Park, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow is on the market for €9,850,000 through Sotheby’s via Daft.ie. 

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