A Wicklow idyll set on 133ac
Houses with some land and located within commuting distance of the cities are becoming more prized as the property market recovers.
People with a few bob, a love for the land and a need to keep the day job are seeking to combine business, pleasure and lifestyle around a comfortable home with a few acres. If it can generate its own income all the better.
A new word, 'rurban', has even been coined for these areas where the urban and rural landscapes cross over.
Wicklow has long been prized as the ideal location for the house and the few acres near Dublin. It has everything from seashore to mountains, wild country to husbanded and productive farmland.
A residential farm extending to 133ac at Callowhill, Newtownmountennedy, Co Wicklow ticks a lot of the 'rurban' boxes. Located within 35km of Dublin City Centre, 18km from Bray and 13km from Wicklow town, the holding includes a modern house, decent outhouses, 80ac of mature forestry and 53ac of parkland and grassland.
Set in beautiful countryside near Newtownmountkennedy the property has great views over the surrounding countryside and out to the Irish Sea. The place is for sale by private treaty with a guide price of €1.55m.
The house is a big modern two storey house extending to 2,088sqft with panoramic views.
Well laid out and well finished the accommodation includes three double bedrooms and a family bathroom at the upper level, the master bedroom coming with ensuite facilities and a dressing room.