UNIQUE IRISH HOMES in KILKENNY

April 29, 2018

ARCHITECTURAL GEM

Nestled in the Kilkenny countryside, close to Inistioge, Thomastown and New Ross is the beautifully restored village or Hamlet of Ballilogue. A stunning combination of stone houses, gardens and pre-famine museum that welcomes guests from around the world it's award winning spaces are available 

for exclusive hire. Traditional Kilkenny stone exteriors with a central courtyard and vaulted, light filled modernist interiors make for an architectural gem. Events for up to 80 people, be they a celebration, corporate event or family get together and sleeps 22 with additional accommodation locally. 

FORBES USA ON BALLILOGUE

Writing for Forbes USA, the travel writer, Everett Potter, said of Ballilogue: 

'It reminds me of those hilltop 'borges' or villages you come across in the Tuscan countryside. Except Ballilogue is very much Irish, a gathering of stone barns, farmhouses, cottages and gardens, with the oldest building dating back to pre-famine times'.

ICING ON THE CAKE

Elaine brought together her family for a New Year celebration at Ballilogue over several days and wrote about her experience.

'EXCEPTIONAL & UNIQUE NEW YEAR FAMILY REUNION AT BALLILOGUE'

'Ballilogue is an exceptional, unique and beautiful experience. We spent New Year 2017 celebrating a family reunion at Ballilogue. Three generations, distant and less distant travellers, designers, academics and foodies, all blown away by the style, the comfort, the quality, the food and the natural beauty of the place. From our first email engagement with the Creative team at Ballilogue to the on-site support of Annie, we couldn’t have received better attention. The pre-planning of the catering, the choice and quality of the food, the generosity of the owners with the resources of the houses was the icing on the cake!"

Elaine & family, Dublin, Ireland, New Year 2017

TRULY, A HAVEN!

Janine, her family and friends came together at Ballilogue from Oregan, Cambridge and Derry:

'AN UNFORGETABLE STAY IN THIS HAVEN'

Ballilogue truly is a haven. The rustic but very stylish décor is expertly achieved and the cosy touches and nods to history on tea towels and cushion covers makes for a very immersive experience. The bedrooms are also stunning, each one you wander into feeling better than the last. And we can't forget Mrs Meaney's cottage which was the icing on the cake for the American guests I stayed with. The Ballilogue Creative Team were also extremely friendly and helpful. An unforgettable stay!

Janine, Family & Friends Group, Oregon USA, Derry, Ireland & Cambridge, UK, December 2017

 

BALLILOGUE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Gary and friends used Ballilogue as the stage for her birthday celebrations: 

'BLOWN AWAY BY THE BEAUTY, DESIGN & COMFORT OF BALLILOGUE'

I’m writing to say what a wonderful weekend we all had at Ballilogue. Our guests were blown away by the beauty, design and comfort of the place – the houses, gardens and area around Ballilogue are just Ireland at its very best.  Everything simple, quality and beautifully put together.

More importantly, you all made the weekend run very smoothly for us – beautiful food and wines. The careful planning leading up to the event and the warm hospitality while we were there were greatly appreciated and remarked upon by everyone.  You all made us feel very welcome and took away the burden of having to do anything ourselves! I hope that the business goes from strength to strength – it deserves to!

Gary & Friends, Dublin, Ireland, Birthday Celebration, November 2017

FIVE STAR LUXURY

It's both a pleasure and a privilege to read such reviews and know how much the history, tradition and design at Ballilogue resonates with so many people from around the world. People looking for something both Irish and creative, modern and honouring the past, stylish and private. All in all five star luxury in the Kilkenny countryside just over 90 minutes from Dublin airport. Unique Irish homes indeed!

BALLILOGUE STONE HAMLET

Three beautiful living spaces - one historic stone hamlet!

 

 

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