#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 11°C Sunday 18 April 2021
Advertisement

Live the California dream by the pool at this €1.5m mansion in Louth

Get a taste of LA life with your own pool house, wine cellar and a six-car garage.

7LOUTH Source: Daft

WORLD TRAVEL WORKED wonders for the designers of Roxbury House, a modern home just a four minute drive from the Louth village of Termonfeckin. The five-bed home was constructed in the style of an American villa, and feels more Los Angeles than Louth.

Built in 2001 on four acres of private land with its own indoor pool, Roxbury is now on the market for €1,500,000. While the Irish landscape might not be Hollywood-ready, Roxbury House definitely manages to capture that California feeling inside its walls. 

1LOUTH Source: Daft

Upon entering, you’re greeted by a large hallway that leads to a living area with double-height ceilings and a bespoke fireplace.

A nod to elegant houses across the pond, the wraparound staircase brings you to a landing overlooking the social areas of the home below.

6LOUTH Source: Daft

Certainly the main hub of the home, a bright open dining area and the expansive kitchen is an inviting space that encourages entertaining. The living room off the open plan space even leads to an impressive wine cellar, which should surely get the party started.

A quartz-topped island unit, an integrated TV unit and Neff appliances, complete the picture.

4LOUTH Source: Daft

From here, double doors lead out to the surrounding terraces and gardens. 

An indoor heated swimming pool and pool house ensures early morning or late night dips are always an option, regardless of Irish weather. The exposed wooden beams and floor-to-ceiling window panels add to the luxury. Side doors slide open to reveal a spacious outdoor living area.

3LOUTH Source: Daft

Upstairs at Roxbury House, three of the four double bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and no shortage of wardrobe space. The master suite benefits from a roomy marble bathroom that has a separate bath, a shower unit and his ‘n’ hers sinks.

2LOUTH Source: Daft

Leading off the landing is also the plant room; a space that houses the controls of not just the security system, but the in-house entertainment system, which reaches every corner of the house.

Wander around the expansive grounds surrounding this home and you’ll see that Roxbury comprises of three buildings – the main residence and a separate outbuilding, plus a garage that can house up to six cars. The outbuilding makes for the perfect games room, home cinema or exercise studio; in fact, anything the new home owners decide on.

8LOUTH Source: Daft

For a taster of Stateside living without leaving Ireland, Roxbury House might just be the perfect compromise. Enjoying all the benefits of country living, this impressive home is just 35 minutes from the M50. The closest town is  Termonfeckin while Drogheda is situated less than ten minutes away.

Roxbury House, Termonfeckin, Co Louth is on sale for €1,500,000 through Jack Brady at Moovingo via Daft.ie.

About the author:

Read next:

COMMENTS (23)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel