Patrick Guinness, an Irish historian and author, is also a direct descendant of Arthur Guinness, the 18th-century brewer whose beer went on to become a symbol of Irish life. The 59 year old heir of the Guinness business dynasty opens the doors of his stunning Georgian country home in Ireland. Patrick_Guinness_Country_House_2Located just outside of Dublin in a village, the Furness House has been home to the  financial analyst for nearly two decades.Patrick_Guinness_Country_House_8The home boasts of extensive restoration and lavish furnishing by Guiness’ wife Louise who is an interior designer.Patrick_Guinness_Country_House_3According to Guinness the 1,400-square-meter house has around thirty rooms, including fifteen bedrooms and seven bathrooms.Patrick_Guinness_Country_House_4The home is surrounded by 13.5 hectares of land, which features an obelisk, a ruined medieval church, an 800-year-old yew tree and a croquet lawn.Patrick_Guinness_Country_House_6Guinness states that heating is probably the most expensive item in the house.Patrick_Guinness_Country_House_7 He also added that his favorite piece of furniture is a long 1790s table fronted with Gothic-style fretwork placed in the drawing room.Patrick_Guinness_Country_House_9Wall Street Journal