Home away from home experience. fantastic setting, magnificent gardens, classical mid 19th century architecture all very well maintained. Surperb hosts, well appointed room with views of Lismore Castle, tall elegant trees and playful rabbits. Our host Joe had almost persuaded me to take up fishing! Certainly worth a detour. (Breakfast was hearty).
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ballyrafter House is perched on an elevated site opposite Lismore Castle and has a commanding view across the Blackwater River.The Property once part of Lismore Estate has retained the Charm of The 1830's whence it was Built. With modern creature comforts added over the years since first registered as a Hotel in 1966,Homely log Fires 12' ceilings and spacious rooms making it a unspoiled and uncompromised Country House Hotel.Ten Bedrooms, Residents Lounge, bright bay-windowed dining room, Conservatory and Bar Lounge to will away the worldly worries of the Busy Life in Peoples reality.'The Ballyrafter, so easy to enjoy, so hard to forget' ... more less