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Fancy a country estate? Edna O'Brien's former home is for sale

And all you’ll need is €3.5 million…

LAKE PARK HOUSE is a country estate set on the shores of Lough Dan, in Roundwood, Co Wicklow, and it used to be owned by writer Edna O’Brien.

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Lake Park, Roundwood, Co Wicklow is for sale for €3,500,000 with Ganly Walters via Daft.ie.

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The house was built in 1835 as a shooting estate with access to fishing, hunting and riding. The house has a multi-level layout with some parts being single-storey, some two-storey and some three-storey.

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The original features have been retained or restored where appropriate and there are large rooms with high ceilings, gothic windows and original fireplaces throughout.

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The house is a mix of the original building plus a new contemporary wing. The original part of the house has the kitchen and family room, both of which have vaulted ceilings. The kitchen has reclaimed oak wall and floor units, pitch pine flooring and a built-in Aga.

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The contemporary family wing has a mezzanine and exposed brick features, and houses the TV room, pantry, utility room, master suite with en-suite, living room and another two en-suite bedrooms. The guest wing has a further three bedrooms and a bathroom.

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The property also has a staff apartment with kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living room. In the courtyard there is a laundry and a plant room and there are tack rooms for the stables located to the side of the house.

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There is a one-acre walled kitchen garden which has been restored and has a glass house with vines, peach trees and fruit trees, and was designed by Daphne Levinge Shackleton.

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The property spans 110 acres and was originally part of the Shelton Abbey Estate. It is a special area of conservation and there are deer, squirrels, hares, rabbits, badgers and otters on the land.

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Lake Park, Roundwood, Co Wicklow is for sale with Ganly Walters via Daft.ie

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