A stunning country mansion in Co Dublin has been put on the market for €9,995,000.
Seafield House is in Kilcrea, Donabate – around 15km from Dublin city centre. It is a is a magnificent and romantic Palladian mansion, with eight bedrooms and sits among 80 acres of private gardens, walled garden, yew tree walk, arable land, forestry and lake.
The Grade One listed house and grounds have been refurbished and maintained to the highest standards by a team of passionately committed artisans.
It is thought to have been built by Sir Edward Lovett Pearce in the 1730’s. Pearce also designed the Irish houses of Parliament and was one of Ireland’s leading exponents of Palladianism of his day.
The key features of the property include an Italianate tower, a clock tower, a coach and stable yard.
A magnificent entrance Hall runs the width of the building and features a galleried walkway with paintings of figures from Classical mythology.
The dining room features a stunning Adam fireplace, while in the drawing room, there is a fireplace rescued from a castle at Lough Lomond.
The formal gardens at the front of the house feature a fountain and wonderful views.
There are beautiful views of the woodland, parkland and the nearby Malahide, which can be seen from across the estuary.
Take a look at the pictures and video below
For more information visit the Sherry Fitzgerald website
Written by Michael Kehoe @michaelcalling
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