Period Irish Manor - Ballycumber House


Castle hosted by Constance And Conor

  1. 13 guests
  2. 6 bedrooms
  3. 11 beds
  4. 6.5 baths
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Experience the beauty and elegance of a bye gone age at the charming country mansion set in the heart of Ireland, 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 over 100 kilometres from Dublin & Galway, the house is within close proximity (9km) to the M6 motorway. For reviews see

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The manor is equipped with open fire, electric storage heaters and wifi to keep you cosy and connected during your stay. Each bedroom has flat-screen TV's, hair-dryers, storage units and ample space to relax and unwind after spending your days exploring the beautiful locations Ireland has to offer. The house also offers 3 lavishly furnished reception rooms, tennis courts, fully equipped games rooms (pool table etc), kids play room, beautiful rock gardens, riverside walks and your very own folly.

The historic house is located in a peaceful setting adjacent to many of the midlands famous heritage and tourism attractions incl Clonmacnoise, Durrow abbey, St Manchans Shrine (crafted at Clonmacnoise) and Lough Boora Parklands.
For hiking and walking enthusiasts: We are lucky to be located right in the center of Ireland meaning all parts of the Island can be accessed within a couple of hours. Close by we have ample walking/hiking tracks such as the Slieve Bloom Mountains (Glenbarrow Loop, Kinnitty, Cadamstown and Rosenalis), Lough Boora Parklands, the "Old Rail Trail" and the Grand Canal all within immediate proximity. In the Village of Ballycumber we have a historic walk which brings you back to more ancient times. Glendalough, Wicklow and Connemara are also within 1-2 hours.

For cycle enthusiasts: Nearby cycle tracks include the "Old Rail Trail Greenway", Lough Boora Parklands, Slieve Blooms as well as the beautiful cycle paths the Grand Canal has to offer. Bicycle hire can be arranged.

For golf enthusiasts: There are a superb network of golf courses within close proximity incl Esker Hills, Glasson, Moate, Mount Temple and Tullamore with other large championship courses such as the Heritage, Carton House and the K Club within 1 hours drive. Again golf club hire is available at most of the golf clubs.

The angler: You have access to private fishing on the estate, not to mention the Shannon, Grand Canal, Lough Ree and Camcor within 10-30 minutes.

Equestrian, water-sports and boat rental facilities are also available nearby.

Exploring Ireland's many tourist attractions: The property is just a short distance from the ancient monastic site of Clonmacnoise, Kilbeggan/Lockes & Tullamore Dew Distillery, Birr Castle, Belvedere House and gardens, Athlone Castle and trips on the Shannon. Attractions in Clare (Burren & Cliffs of Moher), Galway(Kylemore Abbey & Galway City) & Dublin(Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery and Trinity College) within 1-2 hours. Cork, Kerry & Belfast can be accessed on day trips with many of our occupants visiting these areas during there stay.

Transport: There are excellent bus and train connections to Dublin and Galway within just 10 mins drive, taxi services are also available in the

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
2 double beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed, 1 single bed

What this place offers

River view
Garden view
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable
Patio or balcony

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 19 reviews


Where you’ll be

Ballycumber, County Offaly, Ireland

Hosted by Constance And Conor

  1. Joined in September 2017
  • 19 Reviews
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House rules

Check-in: After 5:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Climbing or play structure
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy