Rathellen House is an elegant Georgian style country house set on four acres of grounds, with panoramic views of the Galtee Mountains, at the edge of the Glen of Aherlow, near Bansha, Co. Tipperary. It is an ideal location for touring the south of Ireland. Heritage sites such as the Rock of Cashel and Cahir Castle are a twenty minute drive. Kilkenny, Waterford, Cork are a one hour drive. Take a day trip to the Cliffs of Moher or to the Dingle Penninusula on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Rathellen House is stylish and sophisticated, yet informal and relaxing. It's six bedrooms are individually decorated in a classical style. Rathellen House is truly a special place to stay. It is a newly built house offering extremely luxurious accommodation in elegant surroundings.
Rathellen House is the perfect venue for family gatherings, for holiday makers, for walkers and anglers, for small weddings or celebrations. The Drawing Room is the main room of the house. It is furnished in a country house style. A large Waterford Crystal chandelier enhances the setting. The white marble fireplace forms the centerpiece of the room. Patio doors open from the Drawing Room to the large garden. The Drawing Room leads to the Library. This very cozy room is the ideal place to sit and enjoy one of the books from the well stocked library. The Dining Room has a Kilkenny Marble fireplace, a Waterford Crystan chandelier and a wooden floor. The antique furniture creates a room full of character (seats 20).
Civil Weddings can take place in Rathellen House. We can cater for your wedding requirements and seat up to 24 people in the Dining Room. Rathellen House provides a very intimate setting for a private wedding ceremony.
Each bedroom is individually decorated in a classical style. They are the essence of luxury, comfort and relaxation (memory foam mattresses and Egyptian Cotton bed linen). All bedrooms are ensuite (two with Jacuzzi bath tubs). There are power showers, demist mirrors and under floor heating in each ensuite.
Rathellen House is proud of its eco friendly heating system. Solar panels provide plentiful supplies of hot water, backed up by the wood pellet heating system. There is under floor heating throughout the house. The Laundry is well equipped with a Miele washing machine, a large tumble dryer and ironing facilities. A Drying room is available for walkers/anglers.
Additional accommodation is available in Coopers Cottage - also featured on VRBO . Coopers Cottage sleeps 6 and is located at the end of the drive.