Dining hall, Fair Isle Castle

Dining hall, Fair Isle Castle

Fair Isle Castle looks over a peaceful secluded landscape in Northern Ireland’s County Fermanagh. “This imposing castle stands near to the water’s edge on an island [Ireland] that has been inhabited since the 12thC. Today its idyllic setting in a landscape of lakes and islets offers guests complete seclusion with all the modern comforts associated with a luxury holiday home. The estate itself extends to almost 500 acres.

The [castle and outlying buildings began] to be converted into holiday accommodations in the early 1990s.” The main house sleeps up to 14 and is now available for exclusive rental use.  [County Fermanagh vacation chateau: Fair Isle Castle.]

The castle has been restored to blend period features with modern comforts and facilities guests today would expect. The castle’s rooms are elegant and grandeur. They have been filled with a mix of antiques and custom furniture for an authentic, luxurious design.  “Floor to ceiling windows give the castle its light and airy feel, while acting as the looking glass into the sunken garden.” [Fair Isle Castle]

Catering can be arranged during your stay if desired. Fair Isle Castle also welcomes those who want to arrange special events such as weddings and company retreats. So this large estate is perfect for a relaxed business venture or a family vacation.

Fair Isle Castle, County Fermanagh, Ireland

Fair Isle Castle, County Fermanagh, Ireland

The grounds and garden are the perfect place for leisurely walks. There is also a tennis court and croquet lawn on the grounds. “From October to the end of January snipe and woodcock shooting is offered. Sea fishing on the Donegal coast can be arranged as well as fresh water fishing. The area around the castle [also] has numerous attractions. As well as stunning landscape, lakes and hills worthy of extensive exploration, there are other historic houses and castles to be visited in the area. Nearby there is an astonishing network of limestone caverns, an ancient burial ground, and acres of wetland and woodland constituting one of Northern Ireland’s most important nature conservation areas and well worth a visit. Day cruises on local loughs can be arranged.” There are also local golf courses and horse riding stables available nearby. [Fair Isle Castle.]

More information can be found here.

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