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Luxurious house oozing old world charm in beautifully scenic tranquil setting

Imelda Sheedy King

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms6
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Imelda Sheedy King

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 6, 2015
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Luxurious house oozing old world charm in beautifully scenic tranquil setting

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms6
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

County Limerick Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Oasis of peace and seclusion in private estate of 130 acres

This 250 year old county house set in the midst of green fields reached by a long private avenue,exudes atmosphere and extraordinary warmth.The house offers the best in country house charm and on our private estate, guests enjoy a glimpse of unspoilt rural Ireland.

The reception rooms include a drawing room, TV room and spacious formal dining room . The stained glass windows allow the morning sunshine to ease one into another day over a relaxing breakfast. Enjoy our much admired kitchen with the warmth and comfort of the Aga cooker.

The five spacious well appointed bedrooms, furnished with elegance overlook parkland, against the backdrop of the Ballyhoura Mountains . All rooms are en suite and have a tv.

The garden is an ideal place to relax and unwind while reading, or simply to enjoy the views of the beautiful Ballyhoura mountains.

This property is a fantastic venue for a group of friends/family wanting the facilities of a five star hotel with the privacy and relaxed atmosphere of a country house.

Ideas for day trips are available on our website.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Imelda Sheedy King (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 6, 2015

Why Imelda Sheedy King chose County Limerick

Our house is secluded, private and within easy access of all amenities.The house has all the facilities a discerning guest would need to make a visit to Ireland a memorable occasion.

The garden size and views are exceptional and a family gathering around this area will make for many a happy photo opportunity.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

One can have many a lovely day spent relaxing around the house or spending an energetic day cycling/walking in the nearby beautiful Ballyhoura mountains.

Our beautiful kitchen is the ultimate relaxing space with the warmth of the Aga and the sense of well being that emulates from it.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms6
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 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.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Luxurious house oozing old world charm in beautifully scenic tranquil setting
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Grandview Wa
5

Christmas in Ireland

  • 5 of 5

The house lives up to all the advertisement. Our family had a wonderful Christmas. Our hostess, Imelda had thought of everything. The fields of green that surround the house reminded us we were really in Ireland.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Grandview Wa
5

family christmas

  • 5 of 5

Our grandson is going to school at Limerick so the family came to him for the holidays. Flemingstown House was the type of family house we had hoped to find. Every one congregated in the wonderful kitchen and we had the best of everything we needed right at hand. It was warm and comfortable and beautifully decorated for the holidays. We all had our own rooms for privacy. Our hostess, Imelda made us feel as if this was truly our home.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

INCREDIBLY CHARMING AND PEACEFUL

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived at Flemingstown House we were completely charmed. The house is lovely and historic and yet so very comfortable. Imelda is definitely the hostess with the mostess! She made us feel at home from the moment we arrived. She had a delicious breakfast waiting for us...a very appreciated and unexpected touch after a 12 hour flight from California. The main house is simply spectacular. All 5 bedrooms were extremely comfortable (best beds ever!) and there are many 5 star touches such as the slippers for each guest and the softest, coziest linens I have ever felt. The entire house was just so charming on so many levels. We feel fortunate to have stayed there for an entire week. The sun room became a very special spot for our 85 year old mother to read and nap in. The kitchen is equipped with everything we needed and we enjoyed a number of wonderful family dinners on the large, lovely dining room table. Imelda was extremely generous and graciously provided delicious food for us in the fridge so we wouldn't have to immediately run to the store. The house is part of a working farm. We loved watching the cows grazing in the surrounding fields. We felt we got a good sense of farm life in Ireland. It was not just a place to stay, it was a real. A place that made you feel a little closer to Irish life. Imelda was available when we needed her but also very respectful of allowing us total privacy to enjoy our family time. We traveled to Ireland for a family vacation with our 4 grown children and our mother...so there was a total of 7 of us and we all loved our time at the Flemingstown House. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Peace

  • 5 of 5

After a long day of travel, we arrived at Flemingston House. We were greeted by Imelda and a "hamper" of wines and cheeses and homemade scones. Imelda even made gluten free scones for my son with celiac. She was a wonderful hostess and never intrusive.

We traveled with our four children ages 21 -13. We wanted to see all the sites of Ireland in the short time we were there. We were able to take day trips and return home in the evenings where we would throw something on the grill we got from the many butchers we passed during our travels. We would then hoist a few Guinesses and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the mountains and beautiful pastures.

The house is fully modernized and beautifully maintained. It really lacks for nothing. We consider ourselves some pretty picky travelers with high standards. To please us all is not an easy feat!

Thank you Imelda for sharing your home. It is a trip we will not soon forget!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Absolutely Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

This was a once in a lifetime trip for 9 family members and spouses going to Ireland to honor our father who would have been 100 years old this year. We found the house on the internet and believe me we were worried until we pulled into the driveway, From that minute on we were delighted. The house and facilities were beautiful, an amazing blend of antiques and the latest in comfort. Everything was spotlessly clean and in perfect working order. The day we arrived Imelda prepared an amazing meal and she and her helpers spent time with us fine tuning our plans for day trips with local insight. When we called her one day to ask where we could find steaks for a special meal we wanted to have, she offered to get them from her butcher for us. We made a friend and found a home away from home. I would recommend Flemingstown House to anyone looking for a beautiful, comfortable place to stay with the best service they will ever receive.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Maine, USA
5

Gracious Host, Remarkable Setting and Pristine Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation group of ten adults had the pleasure of staying at Flemingstown House in late July 2013. Our host, Imelda, greeted our weary group with a delicious, traditional Irish breakfast - a perfect start to our stay. She then efficiently and adequately showed us everything we needed to know about the house to ensure a comfortable stay, and she then left us to relax for the week, checking in every few days to see if we needed anything. She is a remarkable host, and she clearly understands how to deliver a quiality product to her guests.

The house itself is amazing - a perfect combination of antique furniture, modern day amenities and a setting that invokes relaxation. We sat in ornate, yet comfortable, antique chairs while surfing the web on the house's hi-speed wireless internet, and we cooked many of our own meals in the old farmhouse kitchen with modern cooktops (2), convection ovens (2), microwave and automatic espresso machine. It's an incredible setup with everything you need should you choose to cook some of your meals. But if you're not into cooking, you'll have many dining options to choose from including excellent restaurants and pubs - we became particularly fond of those in Adare!

The living areas are spacious and comfortable. On our weary arrival day, we all spread out on comfy couches in the TV room to watch The Open Championship's final round and dozed in an out. The bedrooms are neatly decorated with very comfortable beds, and each room has its own bathroom allowing for quiet and private personal space.

Flemingstown House is centrally located making it a perfect home base for day trips in any direction, and its setting makes you feel like you're truly "home" at the end of a busy vacation day. So whether you're planning a golf trip, sightseeing trip or just need to get away to a quiet vacation location, I would highly recommend Imelda and her Flemingstown House. With the combination of her genuine hospitality and the property's physical beauty, you will truly be glad you stayed there. Slainte!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Shannon
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Kilmallock
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Chareville
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Ballybunion
Car: necessary

Flemingstown House is located in an idyllic country setting only two miles from the ancient market town of Kilmallock. Once the seat of the high kings of Munster, Kilmallock is now a bustling country town ideally situated within easy reach of Cork and Limerick Cities and the rugged Atlantic coastline of Counties Cork, Kerry, Clare and Limerick.

Local amenities ;Mountain cycling in the Ballyhoura mountains,Golfing (Adare,Head of Kinsale, Ballybunion, Lahinch), Fishing (Maigue & Blackwater), Horse riding through the Glen of Aherlow, Sailing(Cork Harbour), Cycling, Walking trails.

Places of Interest: Blarney Castle, Bunratty Folk Park & Castle, Rock of Cashel, Limerick Hunt Museum, Killarney, Mitchelstown.

Golf: There are numerous world renowned gold courses with easy driving distance of the house.

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Rates & Availability

From €370 Per night

County Limerick Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €100
Notes Arrival time is 4pm and departure time of 10am, we will of course accommodate you earlier if possible.
A security deposit of €100 is due on arrival and will be returned following inspection of house on departure.
Logs for fire are provided.

Maid service on alternate days is included in price.
Contact the owner regarding a quote for the house. On reservation of the house a non refundable deposit of 30% of rental rate is due, the method of which can be either a wire transfer or credit card payment as organised with owner.Full payment is due 2 weeks prior to arrival date.
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Amenities

County Limerick Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Or twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • The house will comfortably sleep 10 people in the five bedroom but as one room is larger and would suit a family /friends with a king sized bed and single or twin beds if one so requires also. A downstairs bedroom is available if required - contact owner regarding same.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
Notes:
There are lots of cooking facilities with ten ring gas hob and use of the top of the Aga cooker, for fast and slow cooking, which is on continously. There are four ovens in total for your use. There are two downstairs toilets.

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