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Ardboula House

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Ardboula House, Tulla
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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
11 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
18th Century spacious, generously furbished farmhouse with beautiful grounds including a modern organic Irish kitchen garden. Sleeps up to 11 persons with flexible options; suitable for 2 families, 4 couples (twin beds that convert to superkings), corporate bookings. Additional folding beds available (2) that convert twins into triples, or family room (superking plus single). Daybed available for upstairs lounge area (NB: this is in an open area, therefore no privacy). Private grounds with fresh organic produce, local fishing with access to a private lake. Virtual tour available online...18th Century spacious, generously furbished farmhouse with beautiful grounds including a modern organic Irish kitchen garden. Sleeps up to 11 persons with flexible options; suitable for 2 families, 4 couples (twin beds that convert to superkings), corporate bookings. Additional folding beds available (2) that convert twins into triples, or family room (superking plus single). Daybed available for upstairs lounge area (NB: this is in an open area, therefore no privacy). Private grounds with fresh organic produce, local fishing with access to a private lake. Virtual tour available onlineMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please let us know if you have special requirements. Where possible we are flexible with arrival and departure times.
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Full bath, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Christine O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
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Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2018
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Recently returned from a visit to Ireland. We stayed a week at Ardboula House. Loved it! Beautiful home, lots of space and great amenities. Owner Christine and her daughter greeted us upon arrival. This would be a very comfortable place to rent for a group....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Pamela W
Jet29155158211, VR Owner at Ardboula House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thank you Pamela for your review. It was a delight to be able to host you for your visit to Ireland, and I am so glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great size property, comfy beds, owners available if required, just had to replace a bulb in kitchen, but never intrusive. Loved the vegetable garden at the front, which I am most envious about, able to have fresh vegetables for dinner every night. Utility room a...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Jet29155158211, VR Owner at Ardboula House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Hi Susan. Thank you so much for your review. We have made a few changes in the last year to include a large BBQ patio - and we had the summer of 2018 to fully enjoy it! I am delighted that you particularly loved the...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Just back from a week in Clare where we stayed (7 of us) in Ardboula House. Fabulous house and location which was made even more enjoyable by the warm welcome received from the owners Christine and Willie. House is beautiful with everything supplied that you...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank PamMeath
ChristineOBrien, VR Owner at Ardboula House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you Pam. We really enjoyed meeting you and your family. I cannot thank you enough for taking such care of our property during your stay. We hope your Mum enjoyed the rhubarb!

Reviewed 4 October 2016

Really enjoyed the stay, the house is lovely warm and spacious. It was great, Christine was a wonderful host and gave us a lovely cake when we arrived. Great value.

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Rita W
ChristineOBrien, VR Owner at Ardboula House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Delightful guests that would be very welcome back. We hope to meet again one day. Thank you :)

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2016
ChristineOBrien, VR Owner at Ardboula House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

I cannot say enough about Ardboula House and Christine. The house is absolutely stunning, spacious, clean, and comfortable. We stayed three nights and I think I could have settled in forever. You cannot find a better or more gracious host than Christine. She took the...More

Date of stay: May 2016
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ChristineOBrien, VR Owner at Ardboula House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

It was an absolute pleasure to meet and spend time with the Hamm family. An awesome group of children that are both interested and interesting. Our farmhouse was respected and very well minded by a large family that would be welcome anywhere. I'd give them...More

Reviewed 3 May 2016

We booked this for a family holiday in the area. Christine the owner was amazing in catering for all our needs and even baked a cake for our family reunion in Tulla village. The house is very large with plenty of room for children and...More

Date of stay: May 2016
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ChristineOBrien, VR Owner at Ardboula House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Anna, Raymond and their family are dream guests - they are friendly, lovely people that enjoyed the house, and left it in mint condition. We love to see the house filled in every room. Any property owner would be lucky to welcome the Fallen family...More

Reviewed 15 February 2016

Ok , Well First of all It has taken me months to be able to have time and sit down to write this since I arrived home here in California. I planned this trip to visit a dear Cousin In Scotland whose not well. To...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank Notakabukigirl
ChristineOBrien, VR Owner at Ardboula House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2016

Raymi - so lovely to read your letter. I was thinking of you, and your Mum, recently as we've been working on the garden again after so much rain this winter. A few changes have been made, I must update photos and send them to...More

Reviewed 7 August 2015

A warm welcome from the owner and everything was looking lovely when we arrived. You do need to have your own transport as this let is in the country side.

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank AdventueNow
ChristineOBrien, VR Owner at Ardboula House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2015

A pleasure to host a family gathering from Western Australia and Washington DC, wonderful to see young children enjoying the gardens. Looking forward to meeting this family again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Tulla is a picturesque village situated on high ground, 14 km/9 miles east of Ennis. The highest point in the area is Maghera Mountain, while north of Tulla is Asalpnagown with its excellent forest walks. West of the village is Cullane Wood in the grounds of Cullane House and within a short distance is the old demesne of Kiltanan. Close to the estate there is an underground stream and some limestone caves called ‘The Toumeens’. Tulla is a noted fishing centre and known as the Clare Lakelands, with a number of small lakes ringing the village. Traditional music features strongly in the area and the Tulla Céili Band is one of the best known céilí bands in the country. In 1946, local musicians came together and formed the band – and they have since made several successful tours abroad to Ir...
Getting around
Nearest airport for car rental is Shannon. We are listed with Hertz for 10% discounts - contact us for the link. Train stations in Limerick and Ennis will get you anywhere around the country. A train from the nearby village of Sixmilebridge will get you directly in to Galway for shopping or the races for less than €10. No parking hassles!
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