Philip Guckian

Philip Guckian

Associate Director

Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes, Farms & Estates

Key Skills:

Philip, who hails from Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath, and previously worked for one of our franchise members, was recruited by the Country Homes, Farms and Estates team in 2013. Now based at our Head Office in Ballsbridge, Philip now manages the department. Sherry Fitzgerald Country Homes, Farms and Estates are exclusive affiliates of Christies International Real Estate giving us the opportunity to market your property worldwide to 900 offices in 45 countries.

Experience:

Philip is an outstanding estate agent with a keen interest and insight into land and country houses with 12 years’ experience in the property market. His attention to detail and his property intuition, together with his emotional intelligence, make him a first class estate agent. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Property
  • Assoc. SCSI & Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Studies

Philip's Properties For Sale    View All

Corrageen, Rathnure, Enniscorthy, County Wexford

€750,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 344 sqm approx

Corrageen House is positioned at the end of a country lane and has the seclusion desired by many. Over the two miles of its length the lane climbs some two hundred metres, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and bringing us to the pristine natural beauty of the Blackstairs Mountains (special conservation area), with its hill walks and nature trails. The substantial late 17th century farm house has been expertly restored and extended to create a warm family home.

The family area, with its original forge fireplace taking centre stage in the main room, links superbly with the sun room, creating a wonderful space to enjoy long summer evenings or to be cosy by the fire in winter. The Andrew Ryan handcrafted kitchen, with its AGA, cut stone walls and tiled floors, is at the heart of the house and includes a generous area for informal dining. Glass doors lead out of the kitchen to a sheltered courtyard, excellently suited for barbequing. The TV room, with its wood-burning stove and wooden floors, is just off the guest bedroom, the latter including a walk-in storage area and an ensuite. The downstairs is completed by a large utility area with Belfast sink and WC off.

On the first floor there are further 3 bedrooms. The master suite has a wonderfully warm feel to it, with upper garden access, a walk-in area and an ensuite. The first floor is completed by a family bathroom.

BER C3 Rating
Thornton Park House, & Equestrian Centre, Kilsallaghan, Swords, County Dublin

€1,950,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 236 sqm approx

A wonderful family home with superb character, with a modern equestrian centre offering top class facilities in a mature setting on some 21.87 acres / 8.85 hectares of excellent pasture, lands and located approx. 25 minutes from Dublin City Centre.

Built in 1997, Thornton Park House is located in a beautiful private setting with some magnificent features throughout, extending to the surroundings. The property has a charming traditional atmosphere and with many examples of bespoke aspects of design that stand out.

An inviting space, the entrance hall is fully carpeted with a unique feature staircase made from reclaimed oak from church pews. Double doors lead to the bright drawing room with solid wooden flooring and feature marble fireplace. The bay window is a wonderful vantage point to the front gardens. The sitting room is to the other side of the entrance hall and again has a very unique style to it. This south facing room emits plentiful light and is complimented with the lovely rich colour wallpaper, and completed with a feature fireplace with cast iron inset. The kitchen, to the rear of the house, is at the heart of the residence with its homely atmosphere embracing traditional elements such as Stanley Range, polished slate flooring and wood burning stove in the family area. The family area is finished with solid wooden flooring. The island unit, with its black granite worktop, makes an excellent space for preparing food, with a breakfast area. The large south facing window lets ample light in throughout the day. The conservatory, off the family area, is a wonderful space, perfect for relaxing in. There is a single patio door leading to the back garden, ideal for evening barbequing. Off the kitchen there is an excellent utility area for use as a boot room, with w.c and polished slate flooring. The guest bedroom is located on this floor, with wooden flooring and a range of built in wardrobes.

BER C3 Rating
Bellewstown House, Bellewstown, County Meath

€1,150,000 - Asking Price|6 Bedrooms, 300 sqm approx

Built around 1750, Bellewstown House is a south facing Georgian property nestled in the beautiful countryside of County Meath. The property had many owners throughout the years including The Langan family going right back to the 19th century where they had extensive lands. There is a soft traditional atmosphere from the moment you enter the gates and drive through the manicured garden and grounds.

The house has all the elements of a country home with a superb entrance hall and feature staircase catching the eye. The elegant drawing room, with its south facing aspect and a marble fireplace, is a comfortable room in which to relax. Across the hall is a spacious formal dining room with marble fireplace and display units. To the rear of the residence is a dual aspect family room, perfect for the winter months. The kitchen is your quintessential country kitchen with quarry tiled floors and AGA. From here there is access to the side of the west facing garden and patio area, excellent for entertaining and a BBQ area in the summer months. The ground floor is complete with a WC. At first floor level, there are 4 large bedrooms; the master is fully carpeted with built in wardrobes and spectacular views of the countryside to the front, complete with large en suite with bath, sink and WC. Across the landing is another spacious bedroom. There are two further bedrooms to the rear and a family bathroom completing the 1st floor. The second floor has two rooms for a number of uses including further bedrooms, offices or children’s playrooms and are finished with original pine flooring.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS

BER exempt

Philip's Properties Recently Sold    View All

Athgarvan House, Athgarvan, County Kildare Sold

€2,500,000 - Asking Price|7 Bedrooms, 775 sqm approx

Beautifully renovated and elegant period home on some 5 acres (2 hectares) of superb gardens and grounds overlooking the majestic River Liffey, all within walking distance of the quaint village of Athgarvan, County Kildare and located within easy access of Dublin city centre.

Athgarvan House is a superbly renovated home that incorporates a relaxed balance of modern day living with historical grandeur. The residence is beautifully positioned on an elevated position overlooking the River Liffey with wonderful landscaped gardens. The sounds and views of the river to the rear of the residence make this a truly special setting. The main house extends to approximately approx. 775 sq.m/ 8342 sq.ft and the true elegance of this residence shines through the ease at which it turns from a family home into an entertaining venue.

Once through the double doors of the porch, a large reception hall, complete with wooden flooring and detailed coving on the ceiling, is a welcoming space connecting to all principal reception rooms, and to the first floor from the impressive staircase. To the rear of the property there is a superb drawing room, perfect for entertaining, which catches sunlight throughout the morning and early afternoon. The drawing room comes with a pair of matching Bossi Fireplace. With its large sash windows, fully carpeted floors and panel effect walls, makes this a room for all guests to enjoy. There is a family room for everyday living with a marble surround fireplace, enjoying dual aspect of the gardens to the side and to the front of the house. The dining room is a magnificent formal room that one would expect from a house of this period and is finished with wall paper and wooden flooring. The hand painted kitchen, to the rear of the ground floor, is fully updated kitchen with tiled floors, recessed lighting and granite worktop. The kitchen also includes an integrated coffee machine, microwave, oven, hob, American style fridge, electrical disposer and steamer. The ground floor, complete with office to the front of the house with wooden flooring, also has a guest bathroom.

BER D1 Rating
Dean Hill, Hayes, Navan, County Meath Sold

€825,000 - Asking Price|4 Bedrooms, 280 sqm approx

An impressive family home on 21 acres of pasture lands (approximately) positioned some 47 km / 29 miles from Dublin’s city centre, with access to all major road networks via the N2 and M3 motorway.

Built in 2000, Dean Hill is set back from the main road offering excellent privacy and space. The accommodation is well proportioned and extremely comfortable for all family purposes. A bright and generous reception hall, with feature staircase, links the entire first floor. The bright and spacious lounge and dining rooms are excellent for entertaining with feature solid fuel fireplace with marble surround. The kitchen, at the heart of the home, is a superb space with island unit and dining area. There is a bright southwest facing sunroom with doors leading to the patio are to the rear. Downstairs is complete with a TV room with a stove and utility room with w.c. On the first floor the there are four principal bedroom suites. The master suite has a fully tiled ensuite with shower. The upstairs is complete by a main bathroom with bath, shower, w.c and w.h.b.

GARDENS AND LANDS

BER C3 Rating
Whitfield Court, Kilmeaden, Co Waterford Sale Agreed

€1,350,000 - Asking Price|11 Bedrooms, 1,200 sqm approx

‘An outstanding residential estate complete with a classically proportioned period mansion and charming gate lodge set amongst attractive parkland and woodlands and all only 4 miles from Waterford City and 6 miles from the sea.’

Set in about 160 acres / 65 hectares with up to a total of 230 acres / 93 hectares (approx.) available.

Mansion House 13,905 sq.ft. / 1,292 sq.m Gate Lodge 761 sq.ft. / 71 sq.m.

BER exempt