Castle Hacket House is 20 minutes from Galway city. An estate steeped in Irish history and mythology. Established by the Hacket's in 1440, home of the Kirwan family from the 17th century to late 20th century, at the foot of Knockma.
An ideal place to retreat for a peaceful reclusive and comfortable stay, unique and authentic. Local walks, fishing, golf, traditional music and pubs. Mountains and beaches within 30 minutes. Easy access to The Burren, Aran Islands, Connemara and other West of Ireland attractions.
Special winter rates for off weather adventurers! Ireland has alot to offer in doors as well, such as music, painting, writing and other arts, language, traditional pubbing.
Keywords: Country House on private estate
Sheep farmer with several Irish breeds in the flock. An Irish Wolfhound and two Basset Hounds, horse, ducks and chickens, and cat. Very interested in vintage aircraft, vehicles and machinery, classic and choral music and the good things in life.
An historic part of Irish history which I wanted to preserve and share with others.
A quiet, reclusive estate, yet with all the amenities one would want within easy reach.