A unique medieval castle set against the backdrop of picturesque countryside. The castle is surrounded by 13 acres of rich walled pasture land comprising: a meadow garden with ornamental pond and fruit trees.
massive paddock with central tree plantation,spring and medieval quarry site.The entire perimeter is planted with mature trees:Ash,elm, birch,oak and pine which is an excellent source of firewood.
The Castle is currently being run as a successful business and there is also a ceremony room/chapel next to the formal garden on site which is approved for civil services.
The Castle is very well restored and is very comfortable.All of the rooms have electric storage heaters and the two main reception rooms have large wood-burning stoves.It is the only private Castle in Ireland with en-suite facilities.
The Castle Comprises of five floors which are linked by a spiral staircase with handrail and rope.
Entrance through oak door to lobby: 8ft 6ins by 6ft 6ins.
Guard-room now shower-room toilet WHB,heated towel rail 7ft 8ins by 7ft 10ins
Bedroom one. Former store room 23ft 6ins by 18ft.stone flagged floor with beamed ceiling.There are three deep window alcoves which were formally used as firing platforms for archers two of which are currently used as King-size beds.cruciform opening arbelestier used by crossbowmen.
Bedroom two: 20ft by 16ft 6ins wooden floorboards,vaulted stone ceiling, embrasure and window to rear. en-suite shower-room 5ft ins by 7ft 8ins ,WHB,heated towel rail,vaulted ceiling.
Bedroom three: 8ft 6ins by 9ft 1in.wooden floorboards,vaulted stone ceiling. En-suite shower-room toilet 8ft 6ins by 5ft 3ins,WHB,heated towel rail,deep alcove.
Kitchen: 18ft by 7ft 8ins. wooden floor and beamed ceiling,oak floor and wall units,butler sink,double range,window to side and front.
Great Hall :24ft 4ins by 23ft.wooden floor,20 ft barrel vaulted ceiling,huge fire-place, minstrels gallery,large stained glass window, serving hatch to kitchen. Ante-room 6ft 4ins by 4ft(Window aligned with St Patrick's mountain) Guarderobe now used for storage 10ft x 3ft
Bedroom four(former chapel): 13ft by 7ft 4ins.vaulted ceiling,wooden floorboards,side window. En-suite shower-room/toilet;vaulted ceiling,Romanesque window.
Minstrels gallery:(overlooking Great Hall)18ft by 6ft 7ins,Wooden floor vaulted ceiling.
Guarderobe/bathroom:21ft 6ins by 3ft,stone flagged floor,Toilet WHB,
Stairs to Battlements and walkway.
Drawing room: 22ft by 21ft,wooden floorboards,beamed,timbered 25ft ceiling with gable windows.double ogee windows and embrasures to three sides.wood burning stove.
Bedroom Five: 11ft by 14ft,wooden floorboards,beamed ceiling,free standing bath tub with views to mountains.built in wardrobe with ornate carved doors. En-suite shower room/toilet 8ft 3ins by 6ft 9in. double WHB with ornate sinks and carved doors on vanity unit.
Hidden entrance to oubliette/secret room: 10ft by 2ft 8ins
Ladder to storage area for water tanks: 11ft by 14ft