Step inside this elegant country home in County Kildare

Designed by the owner, this new-build property was influenced by the style of country estates, as well as Dublins Georgian architecture, resulting in a light-filled family home with a period feel. Various extensions have been added to the property as the family grew.

Designed by the owner, this new-build property was influenced by the style of country estates, as well as Dublin’s Georgian architecture, resulting in a light-filled family home with a period feel. Various extensions have been added to the property as the family grew.

1/10 Exterior

exterior with house and garden

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

2/10 Hallway

hallyway with stairs and door

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

The neutral palette creates a light and airy hallway, while wooden flooring adds contrast and is practical with pets around. A cosy seating area is tucked away in the space under the staircase.

Wallpaper
Colefax and Fowler (opens in new tab)
Wooden floor
Trunk Flooring (opens in new tab)

3/10 Library

library room with window and flower vase

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Beautiful curtains frame the library window to create an elegant treatment. Stylish French-style chairs are the perfect place to curl up with a good book.

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4/10 Living room

living room with window and sofa

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Classic, easy-on-the-eye neutrals are combined in the living room to create a calm and relaxing space. Sumptuous chairs and sofas allow for lounging around.

Sofas, chairs, ottoman, cushions
Helen Turkington (opens in new tab)
Lamps
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5/10 Dining area

dining room dining with table and window

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

A large, arched window floods the dining room with light, and the bright and airy feel has been emphasised with elegant French-style painted furniture and pretty Roman blinds.

Bespoke table
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Rug
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6/10 Kitchen

kitchen room with white wall and chair

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

This Shaker-inspired scheme is a country kitchen classic. An island provides storage space while pan and plate racks add period touches.
 
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7/10 Dining room

dining room with grey wall and dining table

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

An elegant French country scheme has been created in the dining room with linen chair covers and a stylish checked tablecloth. The backdrop of grey wallpaper adds depth and contrast.

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Wallpaper
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8/10 Conservatory

conservatory house with window and sofa

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

Chunky wicker seating adds texture in the conservatory. A panelled ceiling complements the soaring windows and provides a focal point in the room.

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Cushions
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9/10 GirlÂ’s bedroom

bedroom with stair and bed

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

A bank of built-in wardrobes along one wall provides plenty of handy storage space in the bedroom, while an upholstered bed layered up with a throw and cushions is tucked into the area beyond the stairs.

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10/10 Main bedroom

main bedroom with bed and pillows

(Image credit: Future PLC/Brent Darby)

An oversized headboard adds a touch of luxury and complements the trailing floral wallpaper in the main bedroom. A chic sofa at the end of the bed adds to the feeling of opulence.

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