Three to buy in Co Wicklow

These properties come with plenty of garden space

The Danes, Ashford, €1.5 million, Savills

This house stands at a whopping 774sq m (8,329sq ft). Not only does it guarantee total privacy within 19 acres of parkland, the house also has its own spa; consisting of a swimming pool, sauna and steam room on the ground floor beside an entertainment area and bar. With dramatic oak beams the house boasts hardwood floors throughout – including herringbone parquet, and a multitude of terraces off the six en suite bedrooms and four reception rooms. Available through Savills for €1.5million, the land alone is worth €200,000 and original building costs for this finish would be considerably more than its current asking price.

Culken Lodge, Ballyduff Ashford, €995,000, Sherry FitzGerald

The entrance hall in Culken Lodge, a 367sq m (3,950sq ft) granite-faced property just five minutes' drive from Ashford and Newtownmountkennedy, is double height. Home to the 100th man to captain Ireland, 6ft 6in rugby legend Leo Cullen, the house also boasts a gym, which can be used as a home cinema for those who prefer to keep fit on the five acres surrounding the property. Complete with walnut flooring and a balcony off the master bedroom, this four-bedroom property also features raised gas fires and sweeping views of the Wicklow countryside. Available through Sherry FitzGerald, asking €995,000.


Ardagh, Kindlestown Hill Delgany, €500,000 Ganly Walters

This four-bedroom property sits on 1.5 acres of manicured gardens in Delgany. With an added 98sq m (1,055sq ft) basement to its existing 258sq m (2,783sq ft), budding oenologists will have a wine cellar to lay down their vintages, which they can sip on the upper terrace while looking out to sea. The property features wooden flooring, vaulted ceilings, wood-fired stoves and panoramic windows overlooking sheltered patios and extensive lawns. Available through Ganly Walters, priced at €950,000.