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What else could I get for... the €1.1 million pricetag on this 'gothic fairy-tale fantasy' in Co Down

We take a look at what €1.1 million would get you around the rest of the country.

THIS PROPERTY IN Co Down was once described by Changing Rooms’ very own Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen as a “gothic fairy-tale fantasy”.

Located in Co Down, ‘Heathfield Hall‘ started its life as the Cluntagh Schoolhouse and has been updated and restored over the past two decades. In 2011 it was featured in the BBC House of the Year awards show.

Features that make this property stand out are its 16 antique chimney pots which stand above the eight feature chimney stacks that support them.

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Inside the house has five bedrooms contained across a number of connected buildings. Included in the design are a number of unique architectural features including three-inch thick internal doors with original ironmongery and over forty stained-glass windows.

It is on the market for €1.09 million.

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Here is what around €1.09 million would get you around the rest of the country…


This home in Cork has five bedrooms and panoramic views of the west Cork coastline. The house has recently had a conservatory added to its front which features a mezzanine study area. It also has a large sun terrace and decking area as well as 2.5 acres of its own grounds.

A bonus feature is that it comes with its own annexed guest cottage alongside the main property. It has over 500 sq. ft. of floor space and has its own self-contained kitchenette as well as an open-plan living and dining area.

It is on the market for €1.2 million

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‘Bishopsland’ has around 4,000 sq. ft of floor space and sits in 17 acres of its own grounds. Its description says it is suitable for “family, farming or horses”.

The house was built in 2009 with a focus on creating an old farmhouse set up. It has been constructed with a number of open-plan areas inside with exposed timber a notable aesthetic feature throughout.

It is on the market for €1.1 million.

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This home in Clontarf benefits both from its modern design and its close proximity to the seafront. It comes with high ceilings throughout and stone fireplaces in its downstairs kitchen and dining areas.

Other additional features included inside the property are a master bedroom that has a Jacuzzi-fitted en suite, secure off-street parking and extensive marble tiling throughout.

It is on the market for €1.1 million.

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