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Newpark House

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Newpark House
Ennis Co Clare
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Strange as it may seem to find an authentic farmhouse in an unspoilt country setting within easy walking distance of Ennis town centre, the Barron family home is a genuine exception.
  • Fishing (coarse nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Hunting/Shooting (nearby)
  • Walking - Hillwalking (recommended routes or guides available)
  • Children's Baby Sitting Arranged
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Romantic Venue

Newpark House

Strange as it may seem to find an authentic farmhouse in an unspoilt country setting within easy walking distance of Ennis town centre, the Barron family home is a genuine exception. Now run by Declan Barron, this 300 year old house is of great historic interest and has large homely rooms furnished with old family furniture, and a quiet atmosphere.


Bedrooms vary in size and character, but are comfortable and full of interest; all are en-suite and the bathrooms also vary considerably, due to the nature of the old building – and that is a great part of the charm of the house, and what gives it that special character and authenticity which is becoming increasingly rare.


While not exactly a grand house, it does have some grand features - such as lovely old canopy beds - and Declan is constantly busy with the small improvements that make for a comfortable stay, including modernising the bathrooms as well as regular painting and decorating.


It is certainly a quirky property, but regular guests adore the place and would stay nowhere else. The fields and trees surrounding the house are unique for a town property and its exceptionally convenient location makes it a useful base for touring the area, following country pursuits (golf, horse riding, fishing, walking) or genealogy - there's a lot of fascinating and useful historical material in the house and the Barrons, who are always interested in their guests, can give advice on researching your roots.


 

Rooms 6 (all en-suite & no smoking, 1 shower only; 1 family room). B&B €45-50 pps, ss €10. Children welcome (under 4s free in parents' room, cot available free of charge, baby sitting arranged); pets permitted by arrangement. Closed 1 Nov-Easter. MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 30-03-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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1 mile outside Ennis; R352, turn right at Roslevan Shopping Centre.

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