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Rural Georgian Hideaway

SuperhostAthy, Co Kildare, Ireland
Entire guest suite hosted by Jenifer
4 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 bath

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The converted wing of a Palladian Georgian house (built in 1750), now an idyllic, private, cosy two-storey retreat, with a bright kitchen/dining area upstairs, looking out through French doors into atmospheric gardens and the ancient monastic ruins surroundingThe Moone High Cross.

The space
Tucked into the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains, yet only an hour from the capital, Moone Abbey offers a hideaway from a busy and hectic world. Enveloped in countryside, with the river Griese flowing gently before it, the ruins of the 6th century Columban monastery of Moone behind, the picturesque Georgian house has an air of peace and serenity, evoking a thousand years of meditation and contemplation.

The accommodation itself is a two-storied apartment situated within one wing of the house. Accessed through a cobblestone courtyard, the downstairs of the house contains the main bedroom and bathroom, both bright, clean, and serene. The kitchen/dining room, recent refitted, looks out onto our atmospheric back garden, and beyond the wall, the ruins of a monastic abbey can be seen. The sitting room, with its open fireplace, evokes an elegant past, with plenty of books, and sofas upon which to read them.

The attaching farm provides guests with the opportunity to explore the farmland trails and taste fresh Irish milk and eggs. A little closer to the apartment itself, guests can linger in the walled gardens, play tennis on the private hardcourt, and discover the ancient High Cross of Moone.

Guest access
The main block and west wing of Moone Abbey is private. For bio-security reasons, the main farmyard itself is inaccessible, however, the surrounding farmland is free to be explored.

Other things to note
The Wing comprises a small hallway, leading into a bedroom with KingSize bed, and a bathroom on the ground floor. These areas are wheelchair accessible. Upstairs, is the kitchen/dining area, alongside which is the sitting room which doubles as bedroom no 2 when required, with two very comfortable double sofa-beds.
The converted wing of a Palladian Georgian house (built in 1750), now an idyllic, private, cosy two-storey retreat, with a bright kitchen/dining area upstairs, looking out through French doors into atmospheric gardens and the ancient monastic ruins surroundingThe Moone High Cross.

The space
Tucked into the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains, yet only an hour from the capital, Moone Abbey offers a hideaway from a busy and hectic world. Enveloped in countryside, with the river Griese flowing gently before it, the ruins of the 6th century Columban monastery of Moone behind, the picturesque Georgian hous…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

Amenities

Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
Hair dryer
Hangers
Indoor fireplace
First aid kit
Kitchen
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Athy, Co Kildare, Ireland

Moone is a tranquil, southerly sliver of Kildare. Located in the foothills of the Wicklow mountains, the village itself is situated on the slopes of a gently dipping valley, of which Moone Abbey is the heart, hence the ancients located a monastery here. The village contains a little shop and post office, a church, and a park. Slightly further afield are a number of small pubs, notably the atmospheric Moone High Cross Inn. The nearest local towns are Athy, Baltinglass, and Castledermot, with Naas and Carlow only twenty minutes away.
Moone is a tranquil, southerly sliver of Kildare. Located in the foothills of the Wicklow mountains, the village itself is situated on the slopes of a gently dipping valley, of which Moone Abbey is the heart, h…

Hosted by Jenifer

Joined in June 2014
  • 90 Reviews
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During your stay
Your host and hostess are usually available to offer help and advice as needed, and should be easily found in the surrounding area. Respect for the privacy of the main house is appreciated; should guests have any issues, feel free to call us on our mobiles.
Your host and hostess are usually available to offer help and advice as needed, and should be easily found in the surrounding area. Respect for the privacy of the main house is app…
Jenifer is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
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