SITTING ON 11 ACRES of gardens in Dunbur Lower, Co Wicklow, Wingfield House boasts a wonderful sense of serenity.
On the market for €1,250,000 through Warren Estates, the five-bed property has panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, Wicklow Head Lighthouse and the Irish Sea.
Set behind electric gates and approached via a private avenue, the accommodation combines the original farmhouse with a light-filled two-storey extension. Mature trees throughout the grounds provide a great sense of privacy, while their clever positioning still allows for views of the landscape to be enjoyed.
The property sits on 11 acres of land, with patio and lawn areas beside the house. There are also three stone outbuildings which could be converted for a variety of uses if desired, subject to planning permission.
Stepping inside, the entrance hallway doubles up as a dining area, with a feature marble fireplace and room to seat at least eight in here. A separate living room is located off the hallway, with access to the gardens.
Continuing down the inner hall, this part of the home connects the original farmhouse with the extension and leads straight through to the open-plan kitchen, living and dining room.
This space is warm and welcoming, yet also has an abundance of natural light thanks to French doors which lead to three balconies. With southern, eastern and northern aspects, it’ll be easy to follow the sun on long summer days.
Oak flooring and a wood-burning stove provide a cosy feel in the living and dining area, while the kitchen is finished in a contemporary country-style with cream units and black tiled floors. Other features include a centre island with a granite countertop, and an oil-fired Aga.
There’s further space to unwind or to entertain in the family room, which benefits from access to two separate balconies.
Moving to the lower ground floor, three of the five bedrooms are located here. Each room comes complete with built-in wardrobes and en suite bathroom, with a jacuzzi bath in the bathroom off the master bedroom.
At first floor level, there are two bedrooms which each features a coal effect fire, built-in wardrobes, a desk and shelving, and dual aspect windows. For those who are working from home, the landing area has been utilised as a home office with sea views.
Wingfield House is ideally located for house-hunters who want to enjoy peaceful countryside walks while still being within easy access of a town. There are multiple walking trails and beaches in and around Dunbur Lower, while Wicklow town is less than a 10-minute drive away.