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How about an 18th-century manor by the riverside? And just half an hour from Dublin

Marshfield House has links with Archbishop Marsh, the founder of Marsh’s Library in Dublin.

MARSHFIELD HOUSE, IN Leixlip, Co Kildare is a detached six-bedroom Queen Anne Manor house built in 1711-1712.

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The house is for sale for €1,550,000 with Lisney via

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The property has approximately eight acres of land which include paddocks, a workshop and outbuildings. The accommodation is laid out over three storeys.

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There is a hand-carved staircase in the entrance hallway, and the drawing room is to the right of the hall. The drawing room has a carved white marble chimney with granite surround, and two picture windows.

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Through the drawing room is the garden room which has pine floors, and French doors to the front and rear of the room. The kitchen/breakfast room has an oil-fired Aga, built-in units and tiled floors – and leads to the conservatory.

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Also on this level are a dining room with picture windows overlooking the front gardens and a guest bathroom.

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Upstairs there are three bedrooms on the first floor, all with feature fireplaces. The family bathroom is also on this level. On the second floor are a further three bedrooms and a shower room.

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Marshfield House, Leixlip, Co Kildare is for sale with Lisney via

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