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Our 800 Year-old Feudal Castle Awaits You

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Our 800 Year-old Feudal Castle Awaits You

Private room in castle
8 guests2 bedrooms5 beds1.5 baths
8 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
1.5 baths
Sparkling clean
13 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
John is a Superhost
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Ballytarsna-Hackett Castle is a 15th century tower house, built inside a now-ruined 13th Century castle. It is like a keep, with one major difference. Where a keep is a powerful thick-walled tower, an Irish tower house is a home for the family, that also serves as a keep. When restoring this tower, we have maintained its status as a fortress. We have also have made it warm and comfortable. It is a cozy country home ensconced between castellated battlements, authentic and usable! Warm and dry!


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed,2 single beds
Bedroom 2
2 double beds


Extra space around bed
Wide doorway to the bedroom


357 Reviews

Hosted by John

Cashel, IrelandJoined in May 2013
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357 Reviews
John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi,we are John and Margaret and we are delighted to be listing our unique home. I am originally from the US. I am a pilot, stonemason and historian. My wife Margaret is from the locality and grew up playing in the ruins of Ballytarsna-Hackett Castle, never thinking anyone would…
Interaction with guests
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Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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The neighborhood


House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 8PM and check out by 12PM (noon)