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Serene Retreat in mansion on shores of Lough Derg with incredible scenery

Bedrooms 1
Space 710 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Self contained, 1 bedroom unit with kitchen, sitting room, laundry, wifi, tv

On an historic and romantic Irish Estate, your perfect holiday destination awaits. A self contained apartment, your Serene Retreat features an elegant and comfortable sitting room, a queen bedroom, fully equipped kitchen and laundry, and bathroom. You will have your own entrance and complete privacy. Gorgeous pastoral views from your rooms and walks along private pathways along Lough Derg, only accessible to visitors to the Estate, will be highlights of your visit.

The village of Terryglass is just down the lane, a short stroll away, and boasts two award winning gastro pubs. Terryglass Quay draws visitors from all over Ireland to enjoy the scenery, boating, waterskiing, kayaking, fishing and swimming. Clay pigeon shooting, horse back riding, sailing, tennis, golf and archery are all close by. Your hosts, Jenny and Kieran, will be on hand and will gladly assist with organizing any activity.

The location of Terryglass in the center of the country mean that all the must-see places in Ireland are within a short drive. Take day trips to the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren, Galway, Kylemore Abbey, the Rock of Cashel, St. John's Castle, the Stone Circle of Lough Gur and Bunratty Castle and folk park, (and the famous medieval banquet in the castle in the evenings.) Birr Castle and Portumna Castle are on your doorstep. Do not fail to visit the Portumna Work House Museum, which is so informative, well researched and moving.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About The Owner

Well travelled Australian transplants, Jenny and Kieran, have enjoyed long careers in science research and maths respectively. While visiting Ireland, they fell in love with the scenery and history and culture and just never left.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2013

Why The Owner chose North Tipperary

This estate has a fairy mound and it truly does seem an enchanted place. Though always beautiful, the scenery is constantly changing moods with the light and the weather. You will often find yourself stopped dead in your tracks, (whatever you were doing), by some new, ephemeral quality of the light. A golden ray through a cloud, a rainbow, a sunset over the glittering lake... It is just magic. You will feel moved, as you settle in, to slow down and savor the moment.

What makes this apartment unique

The mansion is historic and grand, but also fully renovated so you can enjoy the modern comforts, such as wi fi and heated floors. It is truly a luxurious experience.


North Tipperary Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 710 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Shower stall, toilet and vanity
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen size bed
  • You will enjoy every comfort in this room with a queen size bed, wardrobe, dressing table and desk.
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
On a spectacular Irish grand estate overlooking Lough Derg, this self catering and self contained apartment is just beautiful. Recently renovated by an Irish designer noted for her elegant and comfortable interiors, it is an idyllic and serene retreat that you will never wish to leave.


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Serene Retreat in mansion on shores of Lough Derg with incredible scenery
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Amazing experience in the heart of Ireland!

  • 5 of 5

This has been one of the best places I have ever stayed at. The apartment is on the ground floor of this amazing mansion and it has everything you could wish for. I have spent 12 days traveling around Ireland and I can tell you that this is the best shower I have had so far! Very high end furnishings with antiques and lovely curtains. Jenny and Kieran greeted me with a nice pot of tea and scones with jam and were very helpful. I had trouble working the TV remote and they came straight away when I called and fixed the problem. The highlight of my stay, though, was on a walk through the fields overlooking the lake and seeing three deer come out of the forest! They stopped. I stopped. We all just froze for a couple of minutes. They ran off, of course, and I continued my walk to the cute village nearby where I stopped at the local pub. A perfect day.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, it was a pleasure to have you here. The deer and the red squirrels are certainly an attraction. We have had hedgehogs come up to the front door.
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Beautiful countryside home.

  • 5 of 5

What a great retreat! Our group loved our time here. The home is very comfortable, beautifully decorated and on a lovely 100 acres. Walking paths were awesome...make sure you ask for a tour of the tunnel!!! The caretakers made our stay even better ...they are very friendly and knowledgeable of the area. Two Great pubs just 1mile away both with great food. The time went by too fast...cant wait till our next visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a lovely stay at Slevoir House which is very impressive. Jenny and Kieran were super hosts.

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice time in Terryglass. The house was very impressive and it was very kind of Jenny to show us also the areas that were not part of the apartment. We also spend a couple of nice evenings with Jenny and Kieran who are well travelled, interesting people. The house itself is very old and consequently has some faults of which Jenny and Kieran were aware of and are constantly trying to fix and improve. There was water damage in the bathroom which made the flat smell mouldy, but they are aware of that and by keeping the front door open in warm weather, which we were lucky to have lots of, it wasn't that bad. The decor of the flat is very nice.

The local area is also very nice, but it is better to have a car to get around. It is about an hour drive to Galway and Limerick. It takes two hours to get to the Cliffs of Moher which are very impressive! In Terryglass itself there are two lovely pubs. Nenagh is close by and so is Portumna which has a forest area that is lovely to walk in.

Overall we had a nice and relaxing time! Thank you

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic stay at a gorgeous location

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful weekend! The setting was idyllic and the accommodations were gorgeous. We had a fabulous time and would definitely stay again. I'm extremely particular about cleanness and I have nothing but praise.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! You were a great first guest. We so enjoyed your visit.
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Lovely , quiet and charming

  • 5 of 5

The place is wonderful to relax. The house is lovely and so are Jenny and her husband. Every wish came true and they helped us -no matter wich question we had. Always with a smile on their lips.

The pubs nearby are also lovely and charming inklusive the people there.

All in all -it was wonderful

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ramona and Nicky were lovely guests, very pleasant and thoughtful. The apartment was spotless when they left, It was great to see them here as they made the most of the opportunity and went horse riding, kayaking and other activities. It is always great to see people enjoy themselves.
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Nearest Airport
95 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
The Derg
Car: necessary

This property is right on Lough Derg, Irelands largest and most beautiful lake. Take long walks on paths only available on the estate, right along the lake. Enjoy stunning views as you play croquet or badminton or tennis on the lawns. Terryglass Quay and village are a stone's throw away and you can enjoy traditional Irish music on weekends and fine dining, breakfast, lunch or dinner. The quay is draws people from all over Ireland and you can boat, sail, waterski and kayak and enjoy many activities.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $30.77
Refundable damage deposit $492.25
Tax Rate 12.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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