Availability: All year
Accommodates: 12 guests
Ref No: T200
The six bedrooms are individually decorated in a classical style and have all the comforts of home. The large front hall is at the centre of the reception rooms. The drawing room is to the right, leading to the Library. The dining room is to the left of the front hall and leads to the fully equipped commercial kitchen and utility area. The front hall
leads to the inner hall with stairs.
The Drawing Room is the main room of the house. It is furnished in a country house style. The white marble fireplace is the centrepiece of the room and a large Waterford Crystal chandelier enhances the setting. Patio doors lesad to the large garden. Beyond the drawing room there is very cosy library; an ideal place in which to read one of the books from the well stocked shelves or enjoy an after-dinner drink. The Dining Room has a Kilkenny Marble fireplace, a Waterford Crystal chandelier and a wooden floor; antique furniture adds to the character of this room.
The commercial kitchen is ideal for catering for larger groups and has all the necessary equipment (commercial dishwasher, salamander, large oven, warming oven, microwave etc). There are two fridges and a freezer.
6 Bedrooms 6 bathrooms
The six bedrooms sleep 12/14 guests. Each bedroom is decorated in classical style restful colours. Sleep comes easily in extremely comfortable beds (Memory Foam Mattress) with crisp white Egyptian cotton bed linen.
All bedrooms are en-suite with power showers and heated mirrors (two with Jacuzzi bath). There are demist mirrors in all the ensuite bathrooms. Rooms to the front of the house have panoramic views of the Galtee Mountains.
The Master Bedroom is a spacious room, with panoramic views over the lawns to the Galtee Mountains. It has a 6 foot four poster bed and the large bathroom has a heated towel rail and a Jacuzzi bath tub. There is a flatscreen TV.
The second bedroom has a 6 foot bed and an ensuite Jacuzzi bath tub. This bedroom can also serve as a twin room.
The third and fourth bedrooms have antique French beds and large ensuite showers. (It is possible to add a guest bed, suitable for a child to bedroom 4).
The fifth bedroom has a large shower ensuite. The sixth bedroom has a 6 foot Half Poster Bed and a single bed. This is the Family Room.
It has a large shower ensuite and a walk-in Dressing Room. Bedrooms are palely splendid with Ulster carpets and antiques.
Eco friendly Solar panels heat the hot water, backed up by a wood pellet heating system. There is underfloor heating throughout the house. Garden furniture is provided and a barbecue is available on request. A drying room is available for walkers/anglers.
The owner, a Ballymaloe trained chef, is available (by request) to cater. Ideal venue for family gatherings, for walkers and for friends getting together. Additional self catering accommodation is available in Coopers Cottage (at the end of the drive). Coopers Cottage sleeps 6.
Bansha, 3 km (1.8 miles)
Shannon Airport, 75 km (46.6 miles)
Cork Airport, 105 km (65.2 miles)
Tipperary Town, 11 km (6.8miles)
Amenities in the area:
The village of Bansha (3 km) has two pubs (one serving food), a butcher, a garage and a number of small grocery shops. The nearest town is Tipperary which has several supermarkets, restaurants (Mary Hanna’s restaurant on the Main Street is a good place for lunch) and a Farmer’s Market on Saturdays). There is live Irish music in the Kickham House every Tuesday night. Here locals gather for a pint and to play traditional Irish music. For further details www.tipp.ie The towns of Cahir (with its medieval castle) and the Rock of Cashel are a short drive.
There are many golf clubs within a 30 mile radius and fishing from the banks of the River Suir, which is only 3 km from the house. The wide range of attractions include walking and trekking in the Glen of Aherlow and the Galtee Mountains.
There are numerous heritage sites in the area; horse racing at Tipperary, Thurles and Clonmel and greyhound racing in Clonmel (Tuesday and Sunday) and in Thurles (Tuesday and Saturday).
Prices may change depending on level of service required, number of guests and time of year when you are traveling. For your convenience the following rates are guide-lines only.