Twin Room in Georgian Quaker House

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds
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As featured in "The Sunday Times" Historic Georgian House with stunning views over River to Shackleton Mill. Great Irish breakfast, open fires, relaxed atmosphere. The room has a private bathroom and has a beautiful view over the front garden.

The space

We offer a chance to enjoy the hospitality that you would expect and hope to find if you stayed in an Irish Country House. Griesemount was built in 1817 by the Shakletons who were a well known Quaker family. We have beautiful gardens which include a parterre and south facing terrace which overlooks the river Griese. Inside each room is bursting with character, our drawing room is cosy with an open fire and breakfast is served in a beautiful sunroom with magnificent views down to the river and over the valley. We can cook dinner or a simple supper if needed and can sit 10 people easily at the round table in the dining room. Griesemount is less that an hour from Dublin and Kilkenny and only half an hour from the top of the Wicklow Gap. We have a host of good restaurants nearby including Rathsallagh House and Burtown Gardens are just up the road. Do come, relax and enjoy your stay.

Guest access

Our Guests have access to WIFI, television in the library or a quiet time to read, play the piano, listen to music or reflect by an open fire in our drawing room. Outside there is a terrace and large gardens with topiary and lawns sweeping down the valley. There is table tennis and a boulle set available or you can stroll down to the river with a fishing rod and try your luck at catching a trout for dinner.

Interaction with guests

We try to judge the mood of our guests as to how much interaction they would like. We're more than happy to help with any information and questions about the house, the area or anything else.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 1%
Weekend Price: 137 / night
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6 Reviews

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Pernille User Profile
July 2016
Carolyn and her husband were so friendly and welcoming. We really enjoyed our stay, the talk with the two of them, the good night sleep and the delicious breakfast with the beatiful view.

Teresa User Profile
May 2016
Exquisite home in exquisite surroundings with welcoming hostess......made to feel at home immediately. Carolyn's home is gorgeous and gloriously appointed with great individuality......Each bedroom is unique and completely charming ......a true Irish country home experience to very high standards! Carolyn was charming, friendly and very (URL HIDDEN) of the evenings we stayed she cooked a gorgeous dinner for perfection! My dog was travelling also and he was well accepted by. Carolyn and her two beautiful labs!
Carolyn User Profile
Response from Carolyn:
Wow, what a great review!! Tim and you and Fergus were the perfect guests and we loved having you to stay obviously as much as you enjoyed being here! I hope your trip is going well and that Gus isn't gussling his food down too quickly without his "slow me down bowl!!" Weather here fab at the moment!! more like Italy than Ireland....hope you are getting it too!!!
May 2016

Mark User Profile
October 2015
Staying here has certainly raised the Airbnb bar. In a spectacular position, the elegant house and highly individual interior set the scene for a warm welcome, great night's sleep and terrific breakfast. Unforgettable.
Carolyn User Profile
Response from Carolyn:
Thank you Mark. Pleasing is easy with the right tools! Carolyn
October 2015

Priyanka User Profile
September 2015
The house was beautiful. By far, one of the loveliest residences I've seen. Our host was very friendly and was nice enough to accept our reservation last minute. The bedroom and bathroom were as described. We wish we could have stayed longer as the house and surrounding countryside were absolutely stunning.
Carolyn User Profile
Response from Carolyn:
Thank you, hope you had a good trip back to the US. Carolyn
September 2015

Christine User Profile
July 2015
The house and hosts were wonderful. We had engaging conversations and made new friends. Beautiful, comfortable bedroom and many thoughtful amenities. The surrounding area is fabulous. We had access to multiple megaliths, as planned. Carolyn provided accurate, useful directions to places and sites all over the county and beyond. When we were at the house, we enjoyed the grounds and the warmth of our hosts. We hope to meet again soon.
Carolyn User Profile
Response from Carolyn:
Thank you Christine and Michelle, we too feel we have made new friends. X
July 2015

Jennifer User Profile
June 2015
Carolyn is a great host and very generous. The house is "old" with some idiosyncracies but charming. The view is amazing.
Carolyn User Profile
Response from Carolyn:
You were great to fit in so well to the aftermath of a large family gathering.
June 2015

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Kildare, IrelandJoined in September 2013
Carolyn User Profile

I'm Carolyn, wife, mother and grandmother but still young in mind and heart. Robert and I love people and our home, Griesemount where we have lived for the past thirty years. We enjoy travelling and have lived in Zimbabwe and have family in London, France and Vienna. Robert is a golfer, mad about music and books and in the local choir. I love art and design, swimming and walking. We both enjoy good food and wine and can both cook (and drink!). We have fun exchanging ideas and views, enjoy the company of others and a good laugh.

Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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