Some houses in Ireland are legit straight out of a storybook: they are perfectly preserved and so pretty and even the photos make you feel like you can just smell the soda bread baking in the flagstone kitchen.
We came across one of these perfect houses today – Kingston Lodge, in Navan Co. Meath.
This glorious late Georgian residence was once the hunting lodge for the Earl of Mayo in the 1800s, and is on gorge green parkland and surrounded by trees.
On arrival to this five-bed beauty, you’re welcomed into the main house by an impressive entrance hall with an elegant original cantilever staircase.
The hall leads to all the principal reception rooms and kitchen,
which are all lovely bright, spacious well laid out rooms mixing modern features with antique style.
Our fave rooms are the large drawing room and dining room, both with high ceilings, wooden floors, marble fireplaces and floor to ceiling four bay windows, which have wonderful views of the countryside.
There’s also a large sitting room, a games room (praise the lord!), and a huge open plan kitchen.
Upstairs there’s five pretty bedrooms and four bathrooms, all with views of the land.
Behind the house is an original stone courtyard with stables for horses. We told you this was a dream house <3
Oh, and as if all that wasn’t amazing enough there’s even a two bedroom apartment on the top floor of the stone barn. Unreal.
The only catch? You’ll need a hefty €1,450,000 to live like a Lord in this abode – maybe we’ll win the lotto one day?