Amidst the open rolling countryside
of East Galway and surrounded by
parkland and landscaped gardens,
this Neo-classical house has been
beautifully restored by entertainer
Merv Griffin to its original splendour
with fine antiques and treasures
from around the world. It was once
the home of the late film director,
John Huston, who described it as
"one of the most beautiful houses
in Ireland." Twelve grand guest
rooms are elegantly decorated, and
provide guests with a calm and serene
location for total relaxation. The
splendid and stately entrance hall
leads guests to the drawing room
with a spectacular sunburst centerpiece
on the ceiling.
Main floor -- Drawing room; dining
room; sitting room; large fully
equipped kitchen; two deluxe bedrooms
(queen-size beds) each with private
First floor -- Five grand bedrooms (3 king, 1 queen, 1 twin) each
with fireplace and private bathroom.
Garden level -- Four superior bedrooms (2 king, 1 twin,double-double)
each with private bath.
Angelica Suite -- A few steps from the main house lies a charming
octagonal house with queen-size
wall bed and full bathroom.
All guest rooms feature remote control colour television, VCR, CD/clock
radios, telephone and in-room safes
for valuables. private dining and
meeting facilities available.
Situated 20 miles east of Galway,
the estate is an ideal base for
hunting with the Galway Blazers
and fishing on the lakes. One can
perfect one's game of golf on the
estate's par 3 course and at several
championship courses in the vicinity.
Other sporting amenities in the area include horseback riding and
horse racing in Galway; sea fishing
in Galway Bay and hill-walking in
Connemara. There are many fine restaurants
and charming pubs nearby. When not
rented the house is available for
short overnight stays and dining.