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Ballinkeele House - Exclusive hire manor in County Wexford.
This luxury classical residence is one of the most distinguished, early 19th century examples of country houses in County Wexford.
Designed in 1840 as a magnificent Italianate mansion, the house proudly retains most of its original Victorian features, elegant decor and reminders of its glorious past.
From the cast iron, half moon entrance gates and up the long sweeping avenue, visitors pass the working farm, stable yard and the private lake before reaching the front of the house, where they are greeted by a magnificent portico of Wicklow granite rising over the front entrance.
Guests are welcomed into the house through the grand entrance hall flanked by two impressive Corinthian columns. From there the drawing room offers an opportunity to relax and unwind stepping back in welcoming old-world charm.
The rich red dining room exudes a country house grandeur of bygone years, where guests enjoy their evening meal in a timeless candlelit atmosphere.
Upstairs all five uniquely decorated ensuite bedrooms are filled with beautiful antiques and each room enjoys wonderful views over the surrounding parkland and countryside. All rooms have old days large comfortable beds with luxury Irish linen. The superior rooms enjoy ensuites with large baths and showers, and the two deluxe rooms have either a shower or a bath.
The seclusion and privacy of having so few rooms make Ballinkeele the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or exclusive honeymoon break in Ireland.
The evening 3 course set menu and the earthy breakfast are prepared by Val and Laura using naturally produced ingredients and locally sourced meat and fish, accompanied where possible, with fresh fruit and vegetables from the house garden.
Once you will have made yourself comfortable in Ballinkeele, you are going to find it hard to want to go outside, but do still remember to make the most of the house wonderful gardens and the house stunning location to enjoy Wexford's "Sun, ...