Country Houses

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Region - Southwest
Moy House, Lahinch, Co. Clare
Moy House was originally built in the mid 18th Century as home to Sir Augustine Fitzgerald. In its majestic splendour, the house prevails over the breathtaking Lahinch Bay, set on 15 acres of grounds adorned by mature woodland and a picturesque river. At Moy House each room is individually designed in a remarkable combination of past and present. Furnished with luxurious fabrics and fine antique furniture, Moy House provides every contemporary comfort and extravagance to make this Country House a memorable experience.

Region - Southwest
Gleann Fia, Killarney, Co. Killarney
Gleann Fia is built specifically with the guest's comfort in mind. The tastefully decorated rooms are all en-suite, some with bath and range from average to very large in size. The rooms are tastefully decorated, furnished with antiques and all rooms have pleasant views of the surrounding countryside. All rooms have direct dial telephone, colour TV, hairdryer and clock radio. At breakfast you have the choice of sitting in the conservatory or by the glowing fireside. For breakfast, Conor & Bridget endeavour to suit all tastes with main courses varying from full breakfast to a fresh fruit and yogurt dish or cheese platter. This is accompanied by freshly squeezed orange juice, choice of cereals, freshly ground coffee, health bread and home-made preserves.

Region - West
Stella Maris, Co. Mayo
Stella Maris was built in 1853 as a Coastguard fortress and subsequently became a convent in 1914. The detailed restoration of this imposing 19th century structure took two years to complete. Antiques are interspersed with comfortable leather furniture to create a 'homely' sense for guests. Visitors enjoy the tranquil setting from the 100 foot conservatory fronting Bunatrahir Bay and picturesque Downpatrick Head, one of the most photogenic sea stacks in Europe. Stella Maris welcomes discerning visitors to Ireland’s wildly serene West Coast. They have blended the traditions of old Ireland with the comforts of contemporary Ireland—a combination that provides relaxation, tranquillity and mesmerizing beauty.

Region - Northwest
Coopershill House, Co. Sligo
Coopershill House is a fine example of an Historic Country House and family home to seven generations of the O’Hara family since it was built in 1774. Coopershill combines the spaciousness and elegance of the Georgian age with the comfort and amenities of today.
Guests can enjoy period accommodation in bedrooms with four poster or canopy beds and each room has a private bathroom. The rooms in this elegant Country House retain their original regal dimensions and are furnished in keeping with the period of the house.

Candle-lit dinners, a wide choice of wines, open log fires and personal attention from the owners all help to create the historic atmosphere and Country House hospitality that is special to Coopershill.

Region - Northwest
Rathmullan House, Co. Donegal
Rathmullan House, a gracious Georgian house built in the 1780's, enjoys an unrivalled location overlooking the shores of Lough Swilly. Set in ten acres, its beautifully landscaped gardens stretch down to two mile sandy beach. Elegant spacious lounges furnished with antiques, paintings and open fires, provide slumbering comfort. Each of the tastefully decorated bedrooms have their own distinctive style and character, many of which provide delightful views over the garden and several with balconies.

Region - North
Bushmills Inn, Co. Antrim
Bushmills Inn is an Historic Hotel and Restaurant in the village that is home to the world's oldest distillery. Between the Giant's Causeway and Royal Portrush Golf Club, this "living museum of Ulster Hospitality" has been outstandingly successful in recreating its origins as an old Coaching Inn and Mill House. Guests can enjoy superior accommodation amidst period interiors where intriguing fireplaces, oil lamps, nooks & crannies and even a secret room set the tone. In the bar, still lit by gas light, try a glass of Bushmills Malt Whiskey from the hotel's private cask or relax in a rocking chair in front of the gentle glow of a turf fire in the 'old kitchen'.

Region - North
Glasdrumman Lodge
Glassdrumman Lodge lies in the heart of the ancient ‘Kingdom of Mourne’, on the Co Down coast. This majestic friendly range of mountains, rich in history and legend, is one of the most picturesque districts in the island of Ireland. The magnificent forests of Tollymore and Castlewellan are situated within a short distance. The Lodge is owned by Graeme and Joan Hall whose philosophy is "Simple Excellence" and have already gained a widespread reputation and acclaim for its food and elegance. The peaceful atmosphere is enhanced by gastronomic delights, fresh produce from the gardens and local ports supplying fresh sea and shellfish - oysters a speciality. This family run restaurant is highly recommended by many international good food and hotel guides.

Region - East
Hunters Hotel, Co. Wicklow
Ireland’s oldest coaching inn, now in the 5th generation of the same family with a long standing tradition of friendliness, hospitality and good food. Its picturesque gardens along the banks of the river Vartry provide a haven from the world at large, and a delightful setting for a delicious afternoon tea, or a pre-lunch drink. Hunter's Hotel is not only one of Wicklow's most outstanding buildings belonging to the ranks of the commercial middle classes, but an extremely rare and remarkably intact example of an early eighteenth century coaching inn. The hotel has been operated by the same family since 1820.

Region - East
Moyglare Manor, Co. Kildare
Ireland’s nearest Country House Hotel to Dublin Airport. Eighteen miles from Dublin and half a mile of tree-lined avenue lead to this unique Georgian Manor House with its majestic exterior, holding court over beautiful parklands. Enjoy the relaxed homely atmosphere of this opulent family-run Grade A Hotel, which is renowned world-wide for its magnificent décor and antique furnishings. The luxurious en suite bedrooms, each with their own particular views of the surrounding countryside, are individually styled with elegant period furniture including romantic four posters. Modern amenities available here have detracted nothing from the ambience of a past era. An exhaustive wine list, cozy old world charm, together with a very warm and friendly welcome will ensure your visit is momentous.

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