COME TO KILLAHARA, AN ANCIENT CELTIC CASTLE IN TIPPERARY

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Paula Leyden

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type castle
Minimum Stay nights
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COME TO KILLAHARA, AN ANCIENT CELTIC CASTLE IN TIPPERARY

County Tipperary Castle Rental Photos and Description

Spacious 7 bedroom castle, sleeps 12 + 2 camp beds.

Killahara Castle, set among the hills of Tipperary, is a recently restored tower house, offering comfort and tranquility within its ancient walls. It has a large fully equipped kitchen, a lounge with a huge fireplace and seven bedrooms (five double and two single) plus two additional camp beds for overflow. The three bathrooms, tucked away within the old garderobes, provide showers in a unique setting. In addition, the penthouse suite with views across all of Tipperary through its glass end gables, contains a claw footed bath.

The ancient spiral stairs, unchanged for hundreds of years, and trodden by the likes of Black Jack Fogarty, take you up through the five floors of the castle. Killahara Castle, a place of legend and beauty, provides an ideal getaway for family reunions, birthday celebrations with a difference,weekend retreats, hill walkers or honeymooners who want to shut the world out for a few days. Come to Killahara and experience an Ireland lost in the mists of time.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm

Paula Leyden

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Speaks english, Irish, French and German via email only
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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type castle
Minimum Stay nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Property Reviews

Come to Killahara, an ancient Celtic Castle in Tipperary
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Come to Killahara, an ancient Celtic Castle in Tipperary
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p422278
+353 (0) 87 2944183
County Tipperary Ireland
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Fleadh agus Failte

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
The Fogarty motto rocks this castle, me and my family felt the spirit of Fleadh agus failte all weekend
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Come to Killahara, an ancient Celtic Castle in Tipperary
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p422278
+353 (0) 87 2944183
County Tipperary Ireland
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
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Beautiful

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2010
Beautiful job, a highlight of our trip, thank you SO much.
Helpful votes: 1/1

Map

Nearest Airport
158 Kilometres
Dublin Airport
Nearest Ferry
147 Kilometres
Dublin Port
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Thurles
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
N8 Cork/Dublin
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
beach
Car: necessary

Killahara Castle is situated in Dovea Village, three miles from Thurles. Thurles, (from Dúrlas Éile (UÍ Fhogartaigh), the strong fort of the O'Fogarty's) is surrounded by the Silvermine mountains to the north-west and the Slieveardagh Hills to the south-east. The town itself nestles in the heart of the beautiful Suir Valley. It is a an old market town steeped in the history of Ireland and it was here that the GAA was founded in 1884. There are many places of interest to visit in and around Thurles, including the Famine Museum, the Romanesque Cathedral of the Assumption, the Lár na Páirce - The Story of Gaelic Games, a Genealogical Centre and St Mary's Famine Church. Thurles today is a thriving modern town and you can take your pick of restaurants and traditional pubs in he town itself and on the outskirts near the castle. In addition, Killahara provides an ideal base for those interested in fishing, horse riding, golf, cycling and hill walking.

Other Activities: Arts and Crafts, Museums, Genealogical Centre, Rock of Cashel, Historic sites, Famine Museums.

Golf: Thurles Golf Club

County Tipperary Golf Club

Nenagh Golf \club

Tipperary Golf CLub

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Availability & Rates

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County Tipperary Castle Rental Rates

Notes

  • The weekend rate for the Castle is €1200 arrival Friday, departure Sunday. Currently we have a stay two nights, third night free Special.
    Rental for a week is at €1800.

    Contact us for details and off season bargains and specials, as well as for rental possibilities long term..

Amenities

County Tipperary Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Firewood
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • Some of the bathrooms (including the en suite in the O Fogartie suite) are within the ancient garderobes of the castle walls.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All bedding, towels, kitchenware, crockery and cutlery provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
Notes:
The spiral stairs in Killahara is in its original form and in excellent condition. Unusually, it has hand rail. Movement between levels is therefore relatively easy. Nevertheless it is an ancient stone structure spanning 5 levels and there are various common-sense safety precautions that we ask all guests to observe in relation to the stairs as well as doorways and passage ways. If you would like to see a copy of these before you decide to make a booking, we will gladly email a copy to you.

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