Enniscoe House

Castlehill, Co. Mayo

‘More comfortable home than guest house’, this classic Georgian house stands in deep countryside at the foot of Nephin mountain. More

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‘More comfortable home than guest house’, this classic Georgian house stands in deep countryside at the foot of Nephin mountain. It has been owned by the same family since the 1790s: Susan Kellett and her son, DJ, now preside over the shabby-chic jumble of inherited antiques, ancestral portraits and heritage ephemera. Bedrooms, reached via an elliptical grand staircase, are spacious, filled with vintage furniture and a selection of hardback books. The grandest rooms, at the front, have a canopy or four-poster bed, swagged curtains, and views of park and lake. Rooms in the older part of the house overlook the garden, and have slightly more modest furnishings, but are no less comfortable. Downstairs, there are two sitting rooms with open fire; the more formal one is decorated in the style of a grand country house, with original silk Adam design wallpaper. The former library is ‘the perfect spot for a G&T’, before a ‘slap-up dinner’ made from fresh, seasonal produce, organic vegetables and fruit from the garden, and honey from its beehives.

Hotel details

Address

Castlehill
Ballina
Co. Mayo
F26E A34
Ireland

Telephone

00 353 96 31112

Bedrooms

6. Plus self-catering units behind house.

Open

Apr–Oct, New Year.

Facilities

2 sitting rooms, dining room, free Wi-Fi in public rooms, some bedrooms, wedding facilities, 3-acre garden in 30-acre grounds.

Background music

occasionally in public areas.

Children

all ages welcomed.

Dogs

allowed in certain bedrooms, public rooms, not dining room.

Credit cards

MC, Visa.

Prices

per person B&B €95–€135, D,B&B €135–€175. Set menu €50.

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