Experience the beauty and elegance of a bye gone age at the charming 4 star approved country mansion, 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 80 kilometres from Dublin and Galway, adjacent to the N6 motorway.
A historic house in a peaceful setting adjacent to many of the midlands famous heritage and tourism attractions Clonmacnoise is just a short drive, likewise Durrow abbey and the shrine of St manchan crafted at Clonmacnoise is situated in the local parish church at Boher,
Telephone and fax facilities, open fires and TV in all bedrooms, 3 lavishly furnished reception rooms, fully equipped games rooms, beautiful rock gardens, riverside walks and your very own watch tower, bicycles available, golfing, superb network of golf courses within 12 kilometres, fishing, private fishing on the estate, Shannon and Grand Canal within 10 kilometres, equestrian, excellent facilities nearby, walking, excellent walks nearby, pubs and good restaurants.
Golf can be arranged for your added enjoyment at Mount Temple Golf Club just a short drive away,for details and to view the facilities please ask us for the website address.
The property is just a short distance from the ancient monastic site of Clonmacnoise ,and is adjacent to other popular tourist attractions, An Dun Museum, Lockes Distillery, Tullamore Dew Heritage centre and the bog rail tours are all just a short drive away. Birr Castle and Belvedere House and gardens are within forty minutes drive.
This property is an ideal venue for touring the Irish countryside, all areas of the country can be reached on a day visit.
There are excellent bus connections to Dublin and Galway, and the train station is just three miles, taxi services are available in the village.
Ballycumber House is situated in the village of Ballycumber which is just seven kilometres from the M.6 Dublin Galway motorway,and approx ten minutes drive from the town of Moate,twenty minutes drive from Tullamore and likewise from Athlone,which is often described as the centre of Ireland
Other Activities: pony treaking , nature study.