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Blanchville House

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2 euro Highly Recommended as a Special Place to Stay The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
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Blanchville House
Dunbell, Maddoxtown Co Kilkenny
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Monica Phelan’s elegant Georgian house is just 5 miles out of Kilkenny city, surrounded by its own farmland and gardens
  • Cycling
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Spa (Other)
  • Tennis
  • Beauty - Massage
  • Children's Baby Sitting Arranged
  • Conference Venue
  • Dogs - good walking nearby (offlead)
  • Dogs permitted - staying in outhouse / kennel
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • No Smoking Establishment
  • Self Catering Also Avail
  • Wedding Venue

Blanchville House

Monica Phelan’s elegant Georgian house is just 5 miles out of Kilkenny city, surrounded by its own farmland and gardens. It’s easy to spot - there’s a folly in its grounds. It’s a very friendly, welcoming place and the house has an airy atmosphere, with matching well-proportioned dining and drawing rooms on either side of the hall, and the pleasant, comfortably furnished bedrooms in period style all overlook attractive countryside.


Dinner is available to residents, if pre-arranged, and, like the next morning’s excellent breakfast, is taken at the communal mahogany dining table.


The Coach Yard has been renovated to make four self-catering coach houses, and the house can also be rented - an ideal arrangement for groups of 12-20 people, for family get-togethers or other special occasions, where guests may have exclusive use of the house and coach yard.


More recently, a small spa and holistic centre has been added in the coach yard, with a resident therapist. Blanchville is well-situated for golfers (5 great courses within half an hour’s drive, including Mount Juliet).


Special breaks offered include art workshop weekends, and bridge breaks.

Small conferences/private parties (25). Rooms 5 (4 en-suite, 1 with private bathroom, 2 shower only, all non-smoking, 1 family room); B&B €60 pps, ss €10. No SC. Children welcome (under 5s free in parents' room; cot available without charge; baby sitting can be arranged). Pets permitted by arrangement. Turndown service offered. Residents D €50 by prior arrangement only. Walking, garden, cycling. Horse-riding, hunting, fishing, shooting and garden visits nearby. Closed 1 Nov-1 Mar. Amex, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 04-05-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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Directions

From Kilkenny take N10 (Carlow-Dublin road), 1st right 1km after 'The Pike Pub' . Continue 3km to crossroads (Connolly's pub). Take left, large stone entrance 1.5km on left.

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