DiCamillo Companion
Ireland

Martinstown House

  • House & Family History: Originally a 1730s farmhouse, Martinstown House was turned into a Strawberry Hill Gothic style cottage orné by the English architect Decimus Burton in early 19th century for the 3rd Duke of Leinster. The current owner’s family acquired Martinstown House in the 1960s.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Today nestled in a 140-acre miniature park, the estate features a beautiful walled garden filled with vivid color and striking scents, a formal Italian garden, a fine collection of old trees, and a bird sanctuary.

  • Architect: Decimus Burton

    Date: Early 19th century
    Designed: Rebuilt House for 3rd Duke of Leinster

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  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • Current Seat / Home of: Edward Booth

    Past Seat / Home of: Augustus Frederick FitzGerald, 3rd Duke of Leinster, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Wedding & Event Venue

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 35345-441-269

    Website: http://martinstownhouse.com

    Historic Houses Member: No