Whats in the April/May Issue

In this Issue

Get all the inspiration you need in the April/May Issue of Upstairs Downstairs. We at Upstairs Downstairs endeavor to bring you diverse house features as much as possible. We have an eclectic mix of houses and ideas just to get you into decorating mode. We also have some wonderful shopping pages with products to suit every interior. If carpets are your thing you can check out our tips for buying carpets so no big mistakes are made. So get to your local newsagents and pick up a copy of the new issue


Home Revamp In Ballina

One of the challenges when relocating a home is mixing the older pieces of furniture with new pieces needed and often too tempting to ignore. This conversation initiated a project recently completed by Ronan and the team at Trevor Morrow’s in Ballina, who supplied the paint, flooring, kitchen, wardrobes and window dressings along with many pieces of furniture for this stunning new home.


Spanish Point House – History By The Sea

Spanish Point House is an early-Victorian residence, originally called ‘Sea View House’, built to capture the dramatic views over this spectacular coastline. Formerly ‘McAuley House’, this 19th Century period house has much history attached and has been lovingly refurbished by its current owners Pat & Aoife O Malley

The original house known as ‘Sea View House’ was built by Francis Gould Morony formerly of Miltown House in 1830 replacing an older building. Francis willed ‘Sea View’ to his wife’s niece, Miss Stoney who married Captain Robert Ellis. In 1870 the house was inherited by the Ellis family who added the two wings to the building. Thomas Gould Ellis was their son and heir.

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