About This Listing
'Moongate' is a fine elegant Country House with a flair and more than a smidgen of Glamour set in magical
breathtaking Rural Ireland.
'Moongate' is a unique and beautiful country house. An eclectic mix of elegant styles from across the globe and a successful fusion of old and modern architecture. From grandiose chandeliers to 9 staircases and 8 split levels, this property will draw the interest of anyone who has a penchant for dazzling style, exceptional antiques and impressive structural design.
Set in outstanding surroundings, Moongate encapsulates the beauty, tranquility and the charm of an older Ireland.
Set in the lee of Mount Leinster, Moongate surrounded by pretty gardens, is a perfect rural setting for a special occasion, gathering or family holiday. It also is a fantastic base from which to explore the surrounding counties of Wicklow, Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and Tipperary.
Local towns and villages include Borris and Bagenalstown
Moongate Sleeps 15 people, with 6 double bedrooms, 1 twin and 1 single bedroom, with four bathrooms, one en-suite. Available for rental of the whole house only on a self catering basis, withe the cottage as separate.
Main House Accommodation:
4 Themed Double Bedrooms:
'Venetian' Master Bedroom with En Suite
'French Empire' Bedroom
'English Fairy Tale' Bedroom.
'Swiss' Chalet Twin Bedroom:
'Swedish' Single Bedroom
2 Themed Double Bedrooms:
Queen’s Bedroom (Queen’s sized bed)
Main House Bathrooms:
One with bath and shower WC and basin
One 6 berth steam shower WC and basin.
En-suite to Venetian Master Bedroom with Bath and Shower & Basin
One guest WC and basin
One Shower with WC & Basin
Large Modern Fully Equipped Kitchen with Dining Room Table, Cooker, Hob, Fridge/Freezers, Dishwasher, Microwave, Plates, Glasses, Utensils etc, 2 Kitchen Sinks
2 Sinks, Washing Machine & Dryer
Living Rooms, Dining Room,Music Room, Sofas, Piano Open Fire & Library
Billiard Room, Arm Chairs, with Full-Size snooker table, Darts and Music System
TV, DVD player & iPod Docking System
Large Dining Table seating 16 people
Outdoor Barbeque, Table Tennis
Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service - Towels and Linen are provided.
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Can Be Catered By Arrangement.
TV, dvd, sound systems
Parking available for 35 cars
Full Size Snooker Table
Self catering lets where the cottage is not used qualify for a 10% reduction.
Arrival 12 noon. Departure 2pm
Not suitable for wheelchair users.
Beautiful gardens on a 2 acre site. Views of endless green fields and the blackstairs mountains, a walker’s paradise.
The beach is an hour drive from Moongate. Check out the golden sands of Duncannon Beach County Wexford
Things To Do In The Area:
Clay Pigeon Shooting
Target Shooting Range
Trips to picturesque villages of St Mullins, Inistogue and Graignamanagh
Not to mention the endless pubs, which you can visit either before (preferably not during) or after the various activities.
Golf courses are aplenty in the local area, There are several golf courses within 10-60 minutes drive, including the world famous Mount Juliet.
Moongate is about an hour and thirty minute drive from Dublin Airport or an hours drive from Rosslare Ferry Port. Car hire or use of a car is essential. See also location page
A forty minute drive to Kilkenny and Carlow Towns. A 10 minute drive from Borris Village.
Local village of Borris has several pubs, post office, petrol/diesel filling station, local supermarket and smaller shops, takeaway, and restaurant.
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Moongate is located on the flank of Mount Leinster, the second highest mountain in Ireland, in one of the most visually stunning parts of the country. It benefits from this magnificent elevated position with breathtaking views over the dreamy, rambling countryside. The house itself lies between Bagenalstown "Muinebheag" and the quaint Georgian village of Borris which provide local amenities and services, along with peerless traditional Irish pubs such as Joyces, Daltons and O'Sheas. Borris pubs often host traditional (email hidden) is easy to forget that Moongate is a mere 20 mile drive away from the medieval city of Kilkenny and is within an easy drive from Counties Waterford, Wexford and Tipperary - each with their own charms and attractions. If you are taking it easy, there are romantic and sedate country walks to be enjoyed just moments from the door.
Dublin - 75 miles
Kilkenny - 20 miles - Medieval City with Castle & Cathedral
Waterford Airport 30 miles
Rosslare sea and ferry port 40 miles.
M9 Motoway link now open - we are near to Junction 6 on the new M9 Motorway (Dublin to Waterford).
NO SMOKING IN THE HOUSE
NO HIGH HEELS ANYWHERE IN THE HOUSE
NO DRINKING AROUND THE SNOOKER TABLE
About the Host, Liyo
Scottish guy originally from Edinburgh but have traveled a fair bit all over for work and pleasure. Been to lots of amazing places but so many more to discover so am doing my best to see as much of our great planet as possible.
Like to keep active both mentally and physically and crave new challenges.
Avid sports fan and played tennis and hockey competitively.
I would consider myself a relaxed easy going guy looking to meet other chilled people who love travel, appreciate good food and great human company.
Any questions, please feel free to ask.