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A Luxury Georgian Holiday Retreat In The Heart Of The Royal County



Updated: 14-Sep-2016
Country House, 6 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms.

This stunning country house affords the visitor the utmost in luxury and relaxation.

Rathbrack House is available to hire throughout the year. It is ideally suited for family and friends, holidays, celebration weekends, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate lets / parties etc...

Disability Friendly.

Price based on 10 persons.

Gated 12,000 sq ft Georgian property encompasses:

• Large Kitchen / Living / Dining Area with double doors to access front and back of house

• Large Utility / Boot-room

• Large Drawing Room with double doors onto main deck

• Library / Study

• Downstairs Bathroom

• 6 Luxurious Bedrooms – All En-suite (4 of which have bath and Shower).

• Gym – Generously equipped Gym complete with full reclining Massage Chair.

• Leisure facilities “Lamar Spa” consisting of large indoor Heated Swimming Pool / Jacuzzi / Sauna / Male and Female Changing Rooms with toilets / wet rooms etc...

Complete with towels, dressing gowns & slippers.

• The Spa area has floor to ceiling windows on 3 sides with double doors that open onto the lower deck/gardens.


Rathbrack House has several wonderful entertaining spaces. Double doors allow access from large drawing room out onto to main deck.

Lamar Spa also features a Bar area with optical coloured lighting in the bar area. (Access to lower deck/garden area via double doors).

The house is disability friendly and can be accessed via double doors at the side of the Kitchen / living area on a flat surface if required for wheelchairs etc...

There is also an elevator installed in the main hallway which allows access to 3 floors – Main Kitchen / Living / Dining Areas / Drawing Room & Library / Downstairs Bathroom / 4 of the 6 Bedrooms and the Leisure Facilities Area.

The Kitchen is equipped with everything required for any occasion, including a 4 oven AGA alongside a 2 oven electric AGA Module, combining 6 ovens in total. Two side by side dishwashers / Large Fridge / Large Freezer / Large Microwave Oven / Washing Machine & Tumble Dryer and a Multi Temperature Wine Cabinet unit to store Red & White Wines to a correct temperature.

All Kitchen / Utility appliances are by Miele and Leibherr.

12 person dining table (extra persons can easily be accommodated).

Two Georgian Style Open Fire places (Drawing Room & Library) and Multi Fuel Stove in Living / Dining Area.

Master Bedroom features a gas fire within a Georgian surround and is one of two bedrooms that opens out onto the upper deck .

There are 3 south-facing outdoor deck areas – one at lower ground level that opens onto the garden and Children’s Play Area with outdoor seating, one at Kitchen / Living and Drawing Room Level with outdoor seating which can be accessed both from Drawing Room and Kitchen / Living areas via sets of double doors and one at first floor level which is accessed from two of the First Floor Bedrooms, with seating for 4 persons. Sitting here for breakfast is simply stunning.

All of the rooms in the house are fitted with an FM Radio/Stereo system.

Outside leads to a garden area to the front of the house with a large pond in the middle. To the side and rear of the house are the vegetable garden, small apple orchard, garden & children’s play area.

The views of the surrounding countryside, 18th Century Spire of Lloyd, Ireland’s only inland lighthouse (lit up at night with an array of changing colours) and views of the River Blackwater from all of the decks are spectacular. The two upper decks are surrounded by glass in order to encompass the views in their entirety.

A selection of Adult & Children’s Games / Puzzles etc is available.

• Barbecue Facilities

• Internet Access

• Satellite / Cable

• DVD Player

• Children’s Play Area with Trampoline / Swings / Slide etc...

• Bicycles (Adult and Children)

• Library / Study stocked with a variety of reading material to suit all tastes.

Guest Services:

Linen & Bath Towels provided.

Hair Dryer in each bedroom.

Staffing for Catering / Butler / Bar Service and Cleaning can be arranged on request to suit individual requirements and is charged accordingly.

Fully trained Massage Therapist also available on request.

Also available on request:

Children’s Travel Cot / Toddler Beds & Bedding / High Chair / Children’s Bumper Seats etc...


All basics are provided including linen and towels / toilet rolls etc...

Kitchen starter pack also available (cooking oil / washing up liquid etc...).

All fires will be set.

Welcome Pack of Tea / Coffee / Sugar / Milk / Butter / Breads etc...

Whether you are here for a fun packed vacation, a celebration or a business trip, there is plenty to see & do. Or simply...Sit back, relax & enjoy your stay...


PETS – Can be catered for on request.

Payment can be made by Money Transfer / Credit Card through the Homeaway Secure Payment System.

Please note that prices may vary for peak times (i.e. Easter / Christmas / New Year / Summer) and can be obtained on request.

More Details
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English

3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Tampa, FL

Rathbrack House was everything as advertised and more

  • 5 of 5

We had a truly enjoyable week at the Rathbrack House for our three generation family vacation. We are from the U.S. and this was our first trip to Ireland. The house was everything as advertised and more. It was in mint condition. It was like staying at a small boutique hotel for just our family with the amenities of a home. The large indoor pool, jacuzzi, and sauna were what one might see at a fitness center, not in a private home. The exercise room was well equipped. The bedrooms were all expansive and well insulated from noise so that each room seemed very private and each of three families at the house had plenty of space. The dining table could easily sit 12 although we only had 10 and the kitchen was well equipped. The grounds were expansive and gave the true sense of a country estate. Yet the house was only 4 minutes from the town of Kells with restaurants and shops. The location suited us well as it was an easy drive to Dublin and we were able to make a day trip to Galway as well as excursions to castles and other sites. The owners could not have been nicer. They met us at the house when we arrived to give us a tour and explanation for the appliances, televisions, fitness center, etc.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning Place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Shared amazing special family memories in Rathbrack House. Property itself was well maintained, beautifully clean and the owners were so friendly and helpful. We were a party of 15 from young to old and Rathbrack House catered very well for this. We all had individual space and yet lovely communal family areas to share. The adults and kids adored the pool area and down to floats and toys provided from the owners there was plenty of fun to be had. The kitchen was any chef's dream with more than adequate space and equipment to cook in! The grounds left everyone with a feeling of inner peace and the waterfall was lovely to gaze at from the pool area. Thanks for a lovely stay it was bliss.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Rathbrack House is fantastic, the quality and beauty exceeded only by the care and kindness of Mark and Laura! Our extended family was pampered and entertained by what was the most beautifully constructed and decorated home. Lots of room, and lots of rooms, to allow both togetherness and the occasional independent interest. Dream kitchen, dream pool / spa / sauna / exercise room, dream bedrooms. Totally first class, all the way. Couldn't recommend more highly - it was the best of the best.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: recommended


Kells, Co. Meath - Original home of “The Book of Kells”.

We are situated 40 minutes from Dublin Airport and 1 Hr 50 minutes from Belfast Airport.

Dublin is just 45 minutes drive.


Co. Meath is “Ireland’s Heritage Capital”, steeped in culture and history. Kells is a well established Heritage Town. Kells is the perfect base to explore Dublin and the Boyne Valley including Newgrange, Trim Castle, Battle of the Boyne Centre, Loughcrew and much more.

There is so much to see and do in Meath – Beautiful Heritage Towns & Villages / The Meath Heritage Trail / Horse Racing / Biking & Walking / Gardens / Crafts / Angling / Shopping / Dining / Festivals & Events / Adventure Centres / Tayto Theme Park / Funtasia Waterpark & Beach at Bettystown / Fairy House Food & Wine School, to name but a few.

GOLF - For the golf enthusiast, we are situated beside two of Ireland’s top golf courses – Headfort Golf Club www.headfortgolfclub.ie ; an outstanding 36-hole parkland facility set against the stunning backdrop of Headfort House www.visitingkells.ie/headforthouse .

There are several top class golf courses within easy reach.

ANGLING - We are situated on the Blackwater River (just walk from the garden). Just sit on the riverbank or take the private rowing boat. www.visitingkells.ie/fishing

EQUESTRIAN - For the equestrian enthusiast, the opportunities are numerous. There are bountiful equestrian activities available for the beginner right up to the most proficient of riders.


The MEATH HUNT has been a popular activity in Meath for hundreds of years and is still going strong today. Visitors are welcome to partake.


HORSERACING - Where else to go racing than in County Meath. There is plenty of choice. National Hunt and Flat racing is regularly held at Fairyhouse (home of the Irish Grand National) and Bellewstown (for over 300yrs). Navan Racecourse is one of the finest possible tests for National Hunt horses. Laytown is a unique event where the horses race on the beach. http://www.meath.ie/Tourism/SportsandActivities/Horseracing

TENNIS – Kells has a local Tennis club catering for adults and children.

GARDENS & WALKS - The Boyne Valley Garden Trail includes 11 historic gardens to visit in

counties Meath and Louth. www.boynevalleygardentrail.com

ARTS & CRAFTS in Co. Meath



http://www.fundays.ie/things-to-do-meath & http://www.familyfun.ie/things-to-do-in-meath

See also Tayto Theme Park (35 mins drive) www.taytocrisps.ie/park

SHOPPING – As well as our proximity to Dublin City, we are 30 minutes from Blanchardstown Shopping Centre and 40 minutes from Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, two large shopping malls with ample free parking facilities. www.blanchardstowncentre.ie / www.liffeyvalley.ie

TAXI SERVICES – There are a number of Taxi Services available with varying vehicle capacities (All listed in RBH Information Pack).

We are just 40 minutes from the Northern Ireland Border and just 1 Hr 30 Mins from the stunning Marble Arch Caves in Co. Fermanagh. www.marblearchcavesgeopark.com

With its proximity to Dublin and surrounding counties, the possibilities are endless.

County Meath has an enviable location at the hub of 4 major motorways – the M1, M2, M3 & M4 – It is Ireland’s most accessible county!

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16 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £890

Cancellation Policy:
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Property Type

  • house


  • Baby Gate
  • Business Center
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 12000 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 7 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Ensuite


  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Yard


  • Self-catering

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