Towerhouse Castle - Country house for 10 people in Kilkenny

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms

Description

The castle, an ancient seat of the Comerford clan, is a five storey, 16th century towerhouse. Located just 8 km south of the medieval city of Kilkenny, which offers a wealth of wonderful pubs, activities and local sites. The castle has been restored to its former authentic glory using the same techniques and materials as the original 16th century builders. The rooms are rich in character and offer a truely unique atomsphere. Modern comforts have been incorporated without detracting from the simple grandeur of this ancient dewlling. This beautiful example of a medieval towerhouse, built for security and status, is still a feature of the Irish landscape. It is a five storey keep rising to a height of 65 feet. A surprising feature of the Castle is the light. Though narrow, the windows have deep angled sills which deflect the light very efficiently. The Castle is now a luxury self-catering holiday home where guests will have an unforgettable stay. Full cleaning and catering can be arranged. The Coach House is a lovely new addition to the Castle and can comfortably accommodate another 14 guests, at a squeeze a further two can sleep on the sofa bed in the living room, this takes the total capacity to 26 guests. There are three en-suite double bedrooms, all being wheelchair friendly. There’s a family room with two double beds as well as a loft room, perfect for the kids, which sleeps four. Also, in this part of the property is a second living room and fully equipped, modern kitchen with all necessary appliances

Amenities

  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly

Map

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