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Marina Villaverde & Estefanía Ramajo..  It is located near Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland.  It’s important for its house and landscaped gardens.

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1 Marina Villaverde & Estefanía Ramajo.

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3  It is located near Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland.  It’s important for its house and landscaped gardens.  Is owned and run by the Slazenger family.  It is a popular tourist attraction.

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6  The original owner was La Poer.  The castle's position was of strategic military importance.  The house had at least 68 rooms.  The entrance hall was 18 metres long and 12 metres wide.  The main reception rooms were on the first floor.

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8  It was extensively altered by Richard Cassels, starting in 1731 and finishing in  Richard Cassels made the house a severe palladian facade bookended by two circular domed towers.  In the 1830s was the venue for a number of conferences on unfulfilled Bible prophecies.

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10  Mervyn Wingfield inherited the title and the Powerscourt estate.  He embarked on an extensive renovation of the house and created the new gardens.  Main attractions were the Tower Valley, Japanese gardens, winged horse statues, Triton Lake, pet cemetery, Dolphin Pond, walled gardens, Bamberg Gate and the Italian Garden.  The garden development took 20 years to complete in 1880.

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12  In 1961, was sold by Mervyn Patrick Wingfield, to the Slazenger family, who still owns it to this day.  The house was destroyed by fire on 4 November 1974, and was renovated in  Only two rooms are open to the public as they once appeared while Powerscourt had residents.

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14  It is the highest waterfall in Ireland.  Powerscourt Waterfall and its surrounding valley are also owned by the Powerscourt estate.  In 1858 a deer park around the waterfall was established.  The waterfall is seven kilometres from Enniskerry, and walkable.

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