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Historic Irish Country Georgian House

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Last updated: 12/14/2010

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Aghaboe estate description

Aghaboe House was finished about 1730. It was the home to the famous Irish Antiquarian Edward Ledwich circa 1790. Ledwich was the author of 'Antiquities of Ireland' a two volume set with spectacular woodcuts published in 1795. A pristine copy may be inspected by prior arrangement.

The views of adjoining Aghaboe Abbey are enhanced at night with floodlights. The views of the nearby Slieve Bloom Mountains, winter home of Finn MacCool and the Fiana or Irish warrior class, are spectacular from the back patio and most of the bedrooms and common rooms.

The newly completed motorway system in Ireland makes the central location of Aghaboe House an ideal base for touring. Nearby golf and historic attractions are plentiful.

If you are looking for a real Irish 'Country Estate' experience this is it.

Large American pellet stoves keep the house warm and aired. The large oil fired AGA stove in the kitchen is an added experience.

There is a separate large sitting room and a separate large dining room as well as an eat-in kitchen.

Aghaboe House is both unique and unforgettable.

Keywords: Irish Period House, Georgian Manor House, Irish Country House, Irish Heritage House

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Other tables and chairs available to expand seating...moreless

          • Stove:

            Aga Oil Fired Stove and Two Space Electric Cooktop...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Catering Available
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Fireplace:

            Pellet Stoves and/or Wodburning Stoves in each Room...moreless

          • Heating:

            Pellet Stoves in each bedroom and sitting room...moreless

          • Wood Stove
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room seats 5
          • Hair Dryer

          Entertainment

          • Video Library
          • Television
          • VCR
          • Stereo
          • CD Player

          Communications

              Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Monument View:

                    Adjoins Aghaboe Abbey founded in 560 A.D. by Saint Canice (Ir. Cainneach)...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Slieve Bloom Mountain Park nearby...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Hiking
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Zoo
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Museums
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Golf
                   

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                  Base Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $140 $140
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $840 $3,030
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                  Location

                  65 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Dublin and Shannon are equidistant

                  Car: Necessary

                  Kilkenny is some 35 miles away by scenic roads.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1984

                  About the owner: My daughter was born here in 1986 and after completing her medical training in the States may return and run her clinic here. I stumbled upon the historic property while researching my roots. It turns out that both my great-great grandparents on my Fitzpatrick side were born and raised in Aghaboe before emigrating in the time of the 'Great Hunger'. I guess that this type of venture could be called a 'labor of love' and never really ends. I hope that you will find it as enjoyable to be far from the hustle and bustle but near enough to everything you need. There is a concierge/handyman living in a nearby building on the Estate to assist you.

                  Why the Owner Chose Aghaboe:
                  Unique Country House built almost three hundred years ago with care.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
                  I maintain a large wine cellar to which the concierge has access. The prices for the French and Spanish wines will be based upon continental prices that I paid not Irish prices. My personal preference is for Rioja Crianzas and Reservas so they will be in greatest supply. I also have a decent library which you could peruse and enjoy.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Aghaboe House from front pasture

                    Aghaboe House from front pasture

                  • Traditional Oil Fired AGA stove in kitchen

                    Traditional Oil Fired AGA stove in kitchen

                  • Adjoining Aghaboe Abbey and distant Slieve Bloom Mountains

                    Adjoining Aghaboe Abbey and distant Slieve Bloom Mountains

                  • Sitting Room

                    Sitting Room

                  • Upstairs Bedroom Two

                    Upstairs Bedroom Two

                  • Upstairs Bath Two

                    Upstairs Bath Two

                  • Minstrel's Gallery

                    Minstrel's Gallery

                  • Minstrel's Gallery

                    Minstrel's Gallery

                  • Main Hall Stairway

                    Main Hall Stairway

                  • Modern underfloor heated bathroom with tub/shower

                    Modern underfloor heated bathroom with tub/shower

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Sitting Room

                    Sitting Room

                  • Main Hall

                    Main Hall

                  • Upstairs Bedroom One

                    Upstairs Bedroom One

                  • Upstairs Bath One

                    Upstairs Bath One

                  • Daughter and Mother of Operator; both Irish Citizens

                    Daughter and Mother of Operator; both Irish Citizens

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 15, 2013

                  $140 per night (USD)
                  7

                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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