Castles and Historic Irish Homes

Luxury, historic holiday homes to rent in Ireland. Find self catering houses and cottages steeped in history, tales, and folklore.

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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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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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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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Island Retreat

Island Retreat

County Down

On a private island on Strangford Lough, is an enchanting 250-year-old cottage. A holiday home where generations of families have escaped.
With direct access to the lough and a tennis court, and just 45 minutes from Belfast.


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

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Pipers Cottage

Pipers Cottage

County Cork

With commanding views of the bay, this historical cottage on Beara has been lovingly restored as a picture-postcard perfect retreat.


Sleeps 4 in 2 Bedrooms
From €1,200 for a week

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Aherlow Castle

Aherlow Castle

County Tipperary

Originally constructed in 1805 on the tranquil south facing slopes of the Glen of Aherlow, with exceptional views of the Galtee Mountains, this restored country castle is just one hour drive from either Cork or Limerick City.


Sleeps 8 in 5 Bedrooms
From €2,800 for a week

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Drombeg Cottage

Drombeg Cottage

County Cork

This Beautifully appointed cottage occupies the hills above Ardgroom, in Beara, West Cork. With Gardens on three compass-points, the house offers perfect views of the wild heart of the peninsula.


Sleeps 6 in 3 Bedrooms
From €1,200 for a week

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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 Gate Lodge at Woodhouse

The Gate Lodge at Woodhouse

County Waterford

This romantic little home at the entrance to an historic demesne and just across from the beach, promises full days of exploration of Waterford’s Copper Coast. Everything is here for some sublime relaxation spiced with creative culinary endeavours.


Sleeps 2 in 1 Bedroom + 2 on fold-away bed in spare room.
From €1,100. for a week or €550 for a weekend

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The Gate Lodge at Coolmore

The Gate Lodge at Coolmore

Kilkenny

This is a quaint and cosy traditional gate lodge on the exclusive Coolmore estate, where a bleached white exterior and tastefully renovated interior preserve its unique style. Within easy reach of Dublin, Waterford – Kilkenny is serious Golfing territory.


Sleeps 2 in 1 Bedroom
From €795 for a week or €475 for a weekend

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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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Drishane House

Drishane House

County Cork

A substantial and distinguished family home, awash with history and the tang of the ocean, all to return to after an energetic exploration of west Cork’s bewitching charisma – or perhaps a simple round of croquet on the lawn.


Sleeps 11 in 5 Bedrooms
From €3,500 for a week

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Castlehaven Lodge

Castlehaven Lodge

County Cork

A quaint and deceptively roomy 19th century cottage Castlehaven Lodge has been completely modernised and re-furbished. Surrounded by acres of rambling gardens, dazzling views of the Atlantic, it enjoys a private walk to a secluded west Cork cove.


Sleeps 4 in 2 Bedrooms
From €1,100 for a week or €800 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

Special Full Board Summer Season Offer

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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Island Retreat

Island Retreat

County Down

On a private island on Strangford Lough, is an enchanting 250-year-old cottage. A holiday home where generations of families have escaped.
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Sleeps 8 in 4 Bedrooms
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Pipers Cottage

Pipers Cottage

County Cork

With commanding views of the bay, this historical cottage on Beara has been lovingly restored as a picture-postcard perfect retreat.


Sleeps 4 in 2 Bedrooms
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Aherlow Castle

Aherlow Castle

County Tipperary

Originally constructed in 1805 on the tranquil south facing slopes of the Glen of Aherlow, with exceptional views of the Galtee Mountains, this restored country castle is just one hour drive from either Cork or Limerick City.


Sleeps 8 in 5 Bedrooms
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Check which of these homes are available on your preferred dates. Note that most homes have a Saturday change over …