Description(Reference number: 50643)
Experience the beauty and elegance of a byegone age at the charming Ballycumber House country mansion. Originally built as a castle in 1627 and converted to a dwelling in 1748.
Set in its own mature woodlands, with private access to the tranquil River Brosna, overlooking a peaceful country village, right in the heart of Ireland.
Just 80 kilometres from Dublin and Galway, adjacent to the N6 motorway.
A mini gym is provided for the use of guests. This property has every conceivable comfort for the holiday maker and also has the added facility of a Jacuzzi.
The house has its own library and a delightful childrens playroom.
A tennis Court is provided for the exclusive use of the guests, tennis racquets are supplied for your convenience.
Golf outings can be pre arranged.
A historic house in a peaceful setting adjacent to many of the midlands famous heritage and tourism attractions.
Clonmacnoise is just a short drive, likewise Durrow abbey and the shrine of St manchan crafted at Clonmacnoise is situated in the local parish church at Boher.
Ballycumber House is situated in the village of Ballycumber which is just seven kilometres from the M6 Dublin Galway motorway, and approx ten minutes drive from the town of Moate, twenty minutes drive from Tullamore and likewise from Athlone, which is often described as the centre of Ireland.
Telephone and fax facilities, open fires and TV in all 7 bedrooms, 3 lavishly furnished reception rooms, fully equipped games rooms, beautiful rock gardens, riverside walks and your very own watch tower, bicycles available, golfing, superb network of golf courses within 12 kilometres, fishing, private fishing on the estate, Shannon and Grand Canal within 10 kilometres, equestrian, excellent facilities nearby, walking, excellent walks nearby, pubs and good restaurants. Golf can be arranged for your added enjoyment at Mount Temple Golf Club just a short drive away.
The property is just a short distance from the ancient monastic site of Clonmacnoise, and is adjacent to other popular tourist attractions, Lockes Distillery, Tullamore Dew Heritage centre are just a short drive away. Birr Castle and Belvedere House and gardens are within forty minutes drive. This property is an ideal venue for touring the Irish countryside, all areas of the country can be reached on a day visit. There are excellent bus connections to Dublin and Galway, and the train station is just three miles, taxi services are available in the village.
Facilities Include:Towels & Linen provided.Fitness room.Hair dryer & Jacuzzi.Central heating.Fridge & freezer.Microwave & Oven.Washing machine & Clothes dryer.Coffee maker & Toaster.Dish washer & cooking utensils.Iron & board.Hob & 4 ring stove & grill.Tennis court, terrace, barbecue.Parking & garden.Satellite TV, DVD, Video player, Radio.Computer available & Wireless broadband.Game room with pool table & books.Tennis Court.
Tourist Attractions Nearby:Ballybrittan Castle, Bellfield House Gardens, Belmont Mill & Artists Studios, Birr Castle & Irelands Historic Science Centre, Charleville Castle, Clara Bog, Cloghan Castle, Clonmacnoise, Leap Castle, Mossfield Organic Farm, Lough Boora Parklands, Slieve Bloom Mountains.
Many activities to choose from include:Angling, Equestrian, Leisure Centres, Childrens Activities, Arts & Crafts, Cycling, Golf, Pitch & Put, Outdoor Activities, Cruising, Walking, Bird Watching, Theatra & Cinema..