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Rathellen House is an elegant Georgian style country house set on four acres of grounds, with panoramic views of the Galtee Mountains, at the edge of the Glen of Aherlow, near Bansha, Co. Tipperary. Rathellen House is stylish and sophisticated, yet informal and relaxing. It's six bedrooms are individually decorated in a classical style. Rathellen House is truly a special place to stay. It is a newly built house offering extremely luxurious accommodation in elegant surroundings.
Rathellen House is the perfect venue for family gatherings, for holiday makers, for walkers and anglers, for small weddings or celebrations. The Drawing Room is the main room of the house. It is furnished in a country house style. A large Waterford Crystal chandelier enhances the setting. The white marble fireplace forms the centerpiece of the room. Patio doors open from the Drawing Room to the large garden. The Drawing Room leads to the Library. This very cozy room is the ideal place to sit and enjoy one of the books from the well stocked library. The Dining Room has a Kilkenny Marble fireplace, a Waterford Crystan chandelier and a wooden floor. The antique furniture creates a room full of character (seats 20).
Civil Weddings can take place in Rathellen House. We can cater for your wedding requirements and seat up to 24 people in the Dining Room. Rathellen House provides a very intimate setting for a private wedding ceremony.
Each bedroom is individually decorated in a classical style. They are the essence of luxury, comfort and relaxation (memory foam mattresses and Egyptian Cotton bed linen). All bedrooms are ensuite (two with Jacuzzi bath tubs). There are power showers, demist mirrors and under floor heating in each ensuite.
Rathellen House is proud of its eco friendly heating system. Solar panels provide plentiful supplies of hot water, backed up by the wood pellet heating system. There is under floor heating throughout the house. The Laundry is well equipped with a Miele washing machine, a large tumble dryer and ironing facilities. A Drying room is available for walkers/anglers.
Additional accommodation is available in Coopers Cottage - also featured on VRBO . Coopers Cottage sleeps 6 and is located at the end of the drive.
King size beds (3) Four Poster King Bed in Master Bedroom. , Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2) Option in two bedrooms for twin beds or king sized double., Child Beds (2) Bedroom 6 has a King size bed and a single bed (suitable for a child)
Bedroom 4: A guest bed can be placed in this room (suitable for a child), Baby Cribs (1) One travel cot (suitable for a young child) available. Bed linen supplied....moreless
Rathellen House enjoys a tranquil, rural location at the edge of the Glen of Aherlow. There are a wide range of visitor attractions and things to do in the Glen including walking and trekking in the Galtee Mountains, Aherlow Nature Park and Bansha Woods (looped walking maps available in Rathellen House).
There are numerous heritage sites in the immediate area (within a five to ten minute drive) including St. Peacaun's Church and Holy Well, St. Beirheart's Kyle and Athassel Abbey. The Rock of Cashel, Cahir Castle and the Swiss Cottage and Holycross Abbey are all nearby.
Equestrian facilities at three local centers.
Horse racing at Tipperary, Clonmel and Thurles tracks.
Greyhound racing at Clonmel and Thurles.
Hunting locally with the Tipperary Foxhounds and the Scarteen Hunt.
Golf at Tipperary, Cahir, Ballykisteen and County Tipperary Golf Clubs (18 hole).
Live theatre at the Excel Theatre in Tipperary Town and at Brú Ború in Cashel.
Traditional Irish Music sess...moreless
Music system in the Drawing Room and Dining Room....moreless
Rathellen House enjoys panoramic views of the nearby Galtee Mountains....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Crisp white Egyptian cotton bed linen and fluffy white towels supplied....moreless
Parking Off Street
Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
Laundry Room on the premises. Miele washing machine and large tumble dryer. Iron and Ironing Board. ...moreless
WiFi is available at Rathellen House. There is no extra charge for this facility....moreless
Open fireplaces in the Entrance Hall, Drawing Room and Dining Room. Fuel supplied....moreless
Eamonn, the owner, is a Ballymaloe trained chef. He is available to cook to guests requirements (by prior arrangement). Rathellen House is a member of Good Food Ireland. Organic produce and artisian foods are used when available....moreless
The kitchen in Rathellen House is a fully stocked commercial kitchen. Everything you need is supplied....moreless
(2) There is a double under counter fridge in the commercial kitchen and a large American sized fridge in the utility area (off the commercial kitchen)....moreless
Deck / Patio:
Slabbed patio area to the front of the house. Timber garden furniture. Cushions and sun umbrella....moreless
Pool / Spa
(2) The ensuites in the Master Bedroom and in Bedroom 2 have a Jacuzzi Bath Tub....moreless
Rest of Year Apr 12 - Jul 3, 2015 3 night min stay
July/August Jul 4 - Aug 29, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Rest of Year Aug 30 - Dec 18, 2015 3 night min stay
Christmas Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Heating & Electricity€200
Contact us directly for lower occupancy rates.
100 euro deposit. Balance due 14 days prior to arrival.
Payment by PayPal, Bank Transfer or in cash on arrival (by arrangement).
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Why the Owner Chose Tipperary: Eamonn and Stella Long have fulfilled a long-held dream with the building of Rathellen House (built 2006) on a four acre site which had been in the family for generations.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House: Guests at Rathellen House will enjoy the peaceful, rural location. Set at the edge of the Glen of Aherlow, Rathellen House has spacious grounds. There is ample parking and plenty of room for children to run on the lawns. The location is very central for touring in Ireland.
Eamonn and Stella live on site and are available throughout your stay, providing a professional, friendly service.