|This beautiful castle wing in co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, offers luxury accommodation in a most tranquil setting. This has to be one of the most exciting and spell-binding properties in which to spend a relaxing holiday, away from the cares of the world. A luxury castle rental set in a private estate on an island of some 182 hectares (450 acres) in the beautiful surroundings of Upper Lough Erne, Ireland.
One wing of the castle, which dates from the 17th century, has been totally refurbished under the direction of David Hicks and is available to rent exclusively. The main reception rooms are furnished with antique pieces and house part of an interesting art collection.
Imposing stone-flagged double vaulted entrance. Dining hall, with seating for 12. Large drawing room with open fire. Grand Hall, with minstrel's gallery (seats 28). Large, fully-fitted kitchen, with Aga stove and farmhouse table (seats 10). Inner hall and cloakroom/powder room.
European first/American second floor:
Option A: Two twin bedrooms (two single beds in each room). Two double bedrooms, one with private/en suite bathrooms. Three additional bathrooms.
Option B: As option A, with four additional bedrooms - two double and two single. Two additional bathrooms and one shower room. All baths have overhead showers.
Cleaning and cooking staff can be provided by prior arrangement, at additional cost. A number of 19th century cottages and apartments on the estate are also available for rent. Damage security deposit required. Weekly rentals from Euros 2400, depending on the season and number of guests.
Amenities on site include all-weather hard tennis court (in the old walled garden), private coarse and pike fishing, shooting and stalking (advance notice required), boat hire to explore the lakes and islands, and walking in the surrounding countryside. A wooden-built cruiser Trasna, accommodating up to 14 people, is available for hire from June to September. There is also a renowned cookery school on the large estate.
Ideally located close to the shops and restaurants of Enniskillen. A perfect base for visiting the many historic houses and sites in the area, along with the opportunity to experience the sandy beaches of County Donegal to the north-west. Other local facilities include sailing, boating, tennis, fishing, as well as shooting and stalking (advance notice required). Some of the best sightseeing in Ireland is nearby, including the Giant's causeway, a World Heritage site, the Belleek Pottery factory tour, the Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery and the Ulster American Folk Park.
Belfast: 90 miles (144km)
Dublin: 110 miles (177km)
Shannon: 170 miles (274km)
Nearest town: Enniskillen: 8 miles (13km)
- Reserve this property now!