PHOTO GALLERY: Historic Grangecon Demense and Stud on market for €15 million

Seven reception rooms, five bedrooms and wine cellar in Tudor home set on 256 acres

Leinster Leader reporter


Leinster Leader reporter


The historic Grangecon Demesne and Stud has been put on the market with a price tag of €15 million.

The joint selling agents are Willie Coonan (Coonan Property), Andrew Nolan (Goffs Property) and David Ashmore (Ireland Sotheby’s International Realty. 

They said this is a "historic demesne estate complete with superb equestrian facilities, an exceptional breeding record for racehorses and a charming Tudor residence."

"One of the great estates in county Wicklow with a rich and colourful history and a proven equestrian provenance, all in a highly desirable position just 32 miles south of Dublin city and about 1 hour’s drive of Dublin International airport. The charming Tudor residence is the centrepiece of the estate and enjoys a delightful position on the eastern reaches of a fertile valley glen."

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In total, the property comprises 256 acres and lies within a valley famed for breeding Grade 1 winners. The Curragh racecourse is between 25 to 30 minutes driving distance (23.5 km), with Kilcullen less than a 20 minute drive.

Inside this impressive home, there are seven principal reception rooms, five principal bedrooms suites.

Thought to date in part to the 16th century, but largely altered following a fire in the 20th century, the current house is now manageable in scale and up-to-date, being presented in excellent condition following extensive restoration and comprehensive upgrading works in recent years.

The accommodation within the house extends to 1,199 square metres and includes a staff apartment. In all the accommodation within the estate extends to some 16,888 square feet or 1,569 square metres with a manager’s house, three lodges and a groom’s apartment augmenting the main house accommodation.

Further information from Willie Coonan, Coonan Property on 01-6286128, David Ashmore from Ireland Sotheby's International Realty on 01 905 9790, and Andrew Nolan on Goff's Property on 045 981048. 

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