This photograph was the first that we took of our new home in Wexford in 2016. Repossessed and abandoned with furniture inside and out, and half the garden growing over the roof at the back of the house; it looked very sad but we saw the beauty and bought on the spot.
In fact it was pure serendipity that I found it in the first place. We had sold our house in Madrid and I began looking for a home to buy in the Waterford area, and on one particular site, in amongst the houses for sale, was one in Wexford!
I took a look at the details and we agreed that the price was very good and it was only a 45 minute drive to my father-in-law’s house in South Dublin. However, when I emailed the agent he said that the property was sold but if that changed he…
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