Large Festive Homes for Christmas & New Year’s Eve Gatherings

‘Tis the season to get the whole gang together and celebrate at one of these luxurious and large Unique Irish Homes.
Explore a new town or village and enjoy long walks in the great Irish outdoors to round out the end of the year. Sip on mulled wine, hot whiskeys, or pop some champagne on New Year’s Eve.
Check out our handpicked selection of large festive homes that sleep 10 or more for Christmas and New Year’s Eve gatherings:
 

Check which of these homes are available on your preferred dates. Note that most homes have a Saturday change over …

Skerrett Hall

Skerrett Hall

County Galway

This generous Georgian manor house close by Lough Corrib, dates from the late seventeenth century. Within striking distance of the delights of Galway City, and on the verge of Connemara, this is gentle Ireland at its best.


Sleeps 8 in 4 Bedrooms
From €2,300 for a week

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Sruthán Pier House

Sruthán Pier House

County Galway

Perched above one of the most active boating piers on the Southern Connemara shores of Galway Bay, this formidable home employs local materials and exploits its location to the utmost.
Contemporary, cosy, and spacious within forty minutes of Irelands most bohemian city.


Sleeps 11 in 5 Bedrooms
From €7,000 for a week

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Tipperary Lakeshore House

Tipperary Lakeshore House

County Tipperary

This is an extremely stylish home with some forty rooms, on the shores of Lough Derg and one of the finest houses on the lake affording spectacular views and the utmost privacy.


Sleeps 12 in 6 Bedrooms
From €12,000 for a week

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Lis na Carrig

Lis na Carrig

County Dublin

An exceptional Victorian mansion hiding within an immaculate five-acre garden, in the exclusive leafy Dublin suburb of Foxrock. Just perfect for corporate or family gatherings, 25 minutes from the city centre.


Sleeps 12 in 6 Bedrooms
From €10,000 for a week

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Ballard House

Ballard House

County Kerry

This classic period home in a leafy Tralee suburb comes with a classy self-contained conversion, and shares a common garden; an ideal multi-family, private escape on the Wild Atlantic Way.


Sleeps 8 +4 in 6 Bedrooms
From €5,950 for a week or €2,750 for a weekend

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Seapoint

Seapoint

County Dublin

This handsome residence enjoys uninterrupted views across Dublin Bay. A home with entertainment at its heart; perfectly located in a chic southside neighbourhood and superbly convenient to the city – the consummate vacation home for the cognoscenti.


Sleeps 8 in 4 Bedrooms
€10,000 for a week

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Lady Gregory’s Lodge

Lady Gregory’s Lodge

County Clare

Whitewashed walls and scarlet windows mask a noble history stretching back more than two Centuries, and with ample space for several generations of family, here is a unique base to realize your memorable Burren adventure.


Sleeps 11 in 5 Bedrooms
From €4,500 for a week

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Westerly House

Westerly House

County Cork

This spacious American-beach style timber home is set amid glorious gardens that slope down to the lapping shores of Bantry Bay, with a private pontoon, moorings and exquisite Atlantic sunset views. Ideal for family breaks.


Sleeps 12 in 6 Bedrooms Outdoor Jacuzzi
From €2,800 for a week or €1,400 for a weekend

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Thomond House

Thomond House

County Clare

Explore your indulgent side in this large classic country manor at the heart of the rambling Dromoland Estate. Steeped in history but enjoying every contemporary convenience, Thomond is the perfect sojourn for a gathering of the clan.


Sleeps 11 in 6 bedrooms
From €14,000 for a week, or €8,950 for a weekend

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The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary

County Down

Located in the heart of Game of Thrones territory, and plucked from the precipice of almost certain ruin, this idle mid-19th century church, with its classical cake icing façade, has been meticulously reconstituted into a chic holiday retreat.


Sleeps 10 in five bedrooms
From €3,750 for a week or €2,150 for a weekend

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The Beach House

The Beach House

County Wexford

Overlooking a sweep of more than a kilometre of fine sandy beach in Ireland’s sunniest corner, this eponymous home perfectly combines alfresco living with the demands of multi-generational family holidays. Close to the Rosslare / UK ferry.


Sleeps 10 in 5 Bedrooms
From €4,350 for a week

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Station House

Station House

County Fermanagh

Here a redundant small-town terminal has been lovingly transformed into a spacious, stylish and luxurious contemporary home. Station House is perfectly placed for exploring the wonderful waterways of Ireland’s Lakeland County, whether by bike, car or boat.


Sleeps 12 in 5 Bedrooms
From €2,300 for a week or €1,300 for a weekend

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Sandbrook House

Sandbrook House

County Carlow

An inviting and elegant home, this substantial 300 year old Queen Anne style country house, set in twenty five acres of mature parkland, and just over an hour from Dublin, makes the perfect setting to share memorable family gatherings, celebrations or corporate retreats.


Sleeps 23 in 11 bedrooms
From €9,900 for a week, €5,000 for a weekend

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Mount Corrin

Mount Corrin

County Cork

West Cork is a very special place. Here, sheltered in the crook between Mizen and Sheeps heads, Mount Corrin exudes all the ambience and atmosphere of a neo-classical house – an oasis in a wilderness landscape.


Sleeps 7 in 4 Bedrooms, +4 in cottage  Swimming Pool, Gym
From €6,000 for a week

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Gortadrohid

Gortadrohid

County Cork

On a causeway-linked island off West Cork this impressive and recently constructed family home enjoys spectacular views and a unique relationship with the ocean – bring your Kayak, Rib or dinghy. A very private and unique waterside location.


Sleeps 10 in 5 Bedrooms, plus 2 in the Studio
From €2,500 for a week          Slipway & Moorings

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Garafin House

Garafin House

County Galway

Sitting on two Connemara acres, with a mile of private rocky shoreline to discover, Garafin House is the consummate luxury holiday retreat – a big house with a busy history.


Sleeps 10 in 5 Bedrooms
From €2,250 for a week or €1,500 for a weekend

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Courtyard Mews

Courtyard Mews

County Cork

Ideal for self-isolation, surrounded by 450 acres of private parkland, orchard and vigorous gardens, this is an elegantly maintained country house within an hour of Killarney, Cork City and Limerick.


Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms
From €4,000 for a week or €2,400 for a weekend

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Castlehaven House

Castlehaven House

County Cork

This is a spacious, charming and historical Georgian country home. Superb for family vacations, with lots to entertain, dazzling views of the Atlantic, acres of maintained gardens, and a private walk to the secluded seashore. Uniquely West Cork.


Sleeps 12 in 6 Bedrooms            Billiard Room
From €3,900 for a week

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Careysville House

Careysville House

County Cork

An historic country mansion packed with charm and tradition on 160 acres of private estate overlooking the meandering River Blackwater, a magnet for anglers. Just half an hour from Ireland’s second largest City, Cork.


Sleeps 10 in 5 Bedrooms       Riverside Angling
From €5,995 for a week

Special Full Board Summer Season Offer

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Candlewick Cottage

Candlewick Cottage

County Donegal

Perched on the scenic slopes above Donegal town, this secluded contemporary cottage has everything for an ideal family retreat, including a hot-tub, sensational veranda and dedicated children’s play area.


Sleeps 8 to 10 in 5 bedrooms. Japanese hot-tub, Kid’s play area
From €2,600 for a week, or

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Beechwood House

Beechwood House

West Cork

Sheltered behind a small woodland just above Dunmanus Bay, this contemporary eco-friendly sea-side home is spacious, luminous, and enjoys some extra luxuries, like Jacuzzi and sauna.


Sleeps 11 in 5 bedrooms Hot Tub & Sauna
From €2,500 for a week or €1,400 for a weekend

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Ballintubbert House & Gardens

Ballintubbert House & Gardens

County Laois

This fine example of a stylish Georgian country house. Surrounded by spectacular gardens with water fountains, wildflower meadows and woodlands, this luxury home can accommodate large family groups celebrating a gathering. It’s just over an hour from Dublin.


Sleeps 10 in 5 Bedrooms, plus 6 in garden wing 3 bedrooms
From €7,700 for a week or €3,750 for a week

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Manor House

Manor House

County Down

Evocative of a fine country seat, this is an impressive early 17th Century house on a grand scale, uniquely positioned on private grounds in a bustling port town just 20 miles from Belfast in Northern Ireland.


Sleeps 8 in 4 Bedrooms
From €2,250 for a week

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Saltwater Cottage

Saltwater Cottage

County Mayo

This is a deceptively spacious multi-level cottage that has been snugly fitted into a sloping terrain as it tumbles towards the shoreline. One of a small cluster of white-washed dwellings on Achill Island, with beaches at the doorstep.


Sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms
From €4,100 for a week

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Ballintubbert House & Gardens

Ballintubbert House & Gardens

County Laois

This fine example of a stylish Georgian country house. Surrounded by spectacular gardens with water fountains, wildflower meadows and woodlands, this luxury home can accommodate large family groups celebrating a gathering. It’s just over an hour from Dublin.


Sleeps 10 in 5 Bedrooms, plus 6 in garden wing 3 bedrooms
From €7,700 for a week or €3,750 for a week

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Beechwood House

Beechwood House

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Sheltered behind a small woodland just above Dunmanus Bay, this contemporary eco-friendly sea-side home is spacious, luminous, and enjoys some extra luxuries, like Jacuzzi and sauna.


Sleeps 11 in 5 bedrooms Hot Tub & Sauna
From €2,500 for a week or €1,400 for a weekend

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Careysville House

Careysville House

County Cork

An historic country mansion packed with charm and tradition on 160 acres of private estate overlooking the meandering River Blackwater, a magnet for anglers. Just half an hour from Ireland’s second largest City, Cork.


Sleeps 10 in 5 Bedrooms       Riverside Angling
From €5,995 for a week

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Mount Corrin

Mount Corrin

County Cork

West Cork is a very special place. Here, sheltered in the crook between Mizen and Sheeps heads, Mount Corrin exudes all the ambience and atmosphere of a neo-classical house – an oasis in a wilderness landscape.


Sleeps 7 in 4 Bedrooms, +4 in cottage  Swimming Pool, Gym
From €6,000 for a week

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Seapoint

Seapoint

County Dublin

This handsome residence enjoys uninterrupted views across Dublin Bay. A home with entertainment at its heart; perfectly located in a chic southside neighbourhood and superbly convenient to the city – the consummate vacation home for the cognoscenti.


Sleeps 8 in 4 Bedrooms
€10,000 for a week

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Candlewick Cottage

Candlewick Cottage

County Donegal

Perched on the scenic slopes above Donegal town, this secluded contemporary cottage has everything for an ideal family retreat, including a hot-tub, sensational veranda and dedicated children’s play area.


Sleeps 8 to 10 in 5 bedrooms. Japanese hot-tub, Kid’s play area
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The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary

County Down

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Sleeps 10 in five bedrooms
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Ridge House

Ridge House

County Kerry

Slotted into a stunning landscape on the Ring of Kerry, this chic stone home enjoys world class views of Derrynane bay, and the Atlantic. With ample space both inside and Al Fresco, and bundles of local activities to try, here is great all round family escape.


Sleeps 8 in four bedrooms
From €3,000 for a week, or €1,500 for a weekend

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Sruthán Pier House

Sruthán Pier House

County Galway

Perched above one of the most active boating piers on the Southern Connemara shores of Galway Bay, this formidable home employs local materials and exploits its location to the utmost.
Contemporary, cosy, and spacious within forty minutes of Irelands most bohemian city.


Sleeps 11 in 5 Bedrooms
From €7,000 for a week

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Tipperary Lakeshore House

Tipperary Lakeshore House

County Tipperary

This is an extremely stylish home with some forty rooms, on the shores of Lough Derg and one of the finest houses on the lake affording spectacular views and the utmost privacy.


Sleeps 12 in 6 Bedrooms
From €12,000 for a week

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Lady Gregory’s Lodge

Lady Gregory’s Lodge

County Clare

Whitewashed walls and scarlet windows mask a noble history stretching back more than two Centuries, and with ample space for several generations of family, here is a unique base to realize your memorable Burren adventure.


Sleeps 11 in 5 Bedrooms
From €4,500 for a week

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The Beach House

The Beach House

County Wexford

Overlooking a sweep of more than a kilometre of fine sandy beach in Ireland’s sunniest corner, this eponymous home perfectly combines alfresco living with the demands of multi-generational family holidays. Close to the Rosslare / UK ferry.


Sleeps 10 in 5 Bedrooms
From €4,350 for a week

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Westerly House

Westerly House

County Cork

This spacious American-beach style timber home is set amid glorious gardens that slope down to the lapping shores of Bantry Bay, with a private pontoon, moorings and exquisite Atlantic sunset views. Ideal for family breaks.


Sleeps 12 in 6 Bedrooms Outdoor Jacuzzi
From €2,800 for a week or €1,400 for a weekend

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Ballard House

Ballard House

County Kerry

This classic period home in a leafy Tralee suburb comes with a classy self-contained conversion, and shares a common garden; an ideal multi-family, private escape on the Wild Atlantic Way.


Sleeps 8 +4 in 6 Bedrooms
From €5,950 for a week or €2,750 for a weekend

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Skerrett Hall

Skerrett Hall

County Galway

This generous Georgian manor house close by Lough Corrib, dates from the late seventeenth century. Within striking distance of the delights of Galway City, and on the verge of Connemara, this is gentle Ireland at its best.


Sleeps 8 in 4 Bedrooms
From €2,300 for a week

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Streams End

Streams End

County Galway

This magnificent and light filled holiday home is on a large elevated site offering breathtaking views of Ballinakill Bay and the Twelve Bens mountains, in the ever changing landscape of the Connemara Loop.


Sleeps 8 in 4 Bedrooms           waterfront decking
From €2,000 for a week

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Thomond House

Thomond House

County Clare

Explore your indulgent side in this large classic country manor at the heart of the rambling Dromoland Estate. Steeped in history but enjoying every contemporary convenience, Thomond is the perfect sojourn for a gathering of the clan.


Sleeps 11 in 6 bedrooms
From €14,000 for a week, or €8,950 for a weekend

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Lis na Carrig

Lis na Carrig

County Dublin

An exceptional Victorian mansion hiding within an immaculate five-acre garden, in the exclusive leafy Dublin suburb of Foxrock. Just perfect for corporate or family gatherings, 25 minutes from the city centre.


Sleeps 12 in 6 Bedrooms
From €10,000 for a week

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