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"It is not like a hotel at all, more a private home of an eccentric old friend" The Guardian

About Moongate self-catering stays

Moongate is a unique and beautiful country house. An eclectic mix of elegant styles from across the globe and a successful fusion of old and modern architecture. From grandiose chandeliers to 9 staircases and 8 split levels, this property will draw the interest of anyone who has a penchant for dazzling style, exceptional antiques and impressive structural design. Set in outstanding surroundings, Moongate encapsulates the beauty, tranquility and the charm of an older Ireland. Set in the lee of Mount Leinster, Moongate surrounded by pretty gardens, is a perfect rural setting for a special occasion, gathering or family holiday. It also is a fantastic base from which to explore the surrounding counties of Wicklow, Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and Tipperary. Local towns and villages include Borris and Bagenalstown

Moongate Sleeps 15 people, with 6 double bedrooms, 1 twin and 1 single bedroom, with four bathrooms, one en-suite. Available for rental of the whole house only on a self catering basis

Bedrooms: MAIN HOUSE
4 Themed Double Bedrooms:
En suite Venetian Master Bedroom;
French Empire Bedroom
English Fairy tale Bedroom.
Moroccan Bedroom
1 Themed Twin Bedroom:
Swiss Bedroom.
1Themed Single Bedroom:
Swedish Bedroom.

2 Themed Double Bedrooms:
Indian Bedroom;
Queen’s Bedroom (Queen’s sized bed)

Bathrooms: (Main House) One with bath and shower WC and basin
One 6 berth steam shower WC and basin.
En-suite to Venetian Master Bedroom with Bath and Shower and basin
One guest WC and basin

(Cottage) One with shower WC and basin
Kitchen: Large, modern fully equipped kitchen with dining room table, cooker, hob, fridge/freezers, dishwasher, microwave, plates, glasses, utensils etc, 2 kitchen sink s
Utility Room: 2 sinks, washing machine and dryer
Living Rooms:

Dining Room, Music Room, sofas, piano open fire and library
Billiard Room, arm chairs, with snooker table, darts and music system
TV, DVD player and iPod Docking System

Large dining table seating 16 people
Other: Outdoor Barbeque, table tennis
Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service  - Towels and Linen are provided

Amenities/Facilities provided
washing machine,
iron/ironing board,
tv, dvd, sound systems
central heating,
Parking availble for 35 cars
Table tennis
Snooker Table
Please send an email to to enquire
Notes on prices
Prices are for the property are quoted in euros. Prices are higher over Easter and the Christmas and New Year Period only.
Self catering lets where the cottage is not used qualify for a 10% reduction.

Changeover day
Arrival 12 noon. Departure 2pm
Not suitable for wheelchair users.
Beautiful gardens on a 2 acre site. Views of endless green fields and the blackstairs mountains, a walker’s paradise.
The beach is an hour drive from Moongate. Check out the golden sands of Duncannon Beach County Wexford
Things to do in the area
Walking, Horse Riding, Clay Pigeon Shooting, fishing, trips to picturesque villages of St Mullins, Inistogue and Graignamanagh, plus endless pubs! - Click for suggested local attractions here
There are several golf courses within 10-60 minutes drive, including the world famous Mount Juliet.
Moongate is about an hour and thirty minute drive from Dublin Airport or an hours drive from Rosslare Ferry Port. Car hire or use of a car is essential. See also location page
A forty minute drive to Kilkenny and Carlow Towns. A 10 minute drive from Borris Village.
Further details
Local village of Borris has several pubs, post office, petrol/diesel filling station, local supermarket and smaller shops, takeaway, and restaurant.

Further Information
Please browse this website and see the FAQs page or contact us direct

Booking notes
25% non-refundable deposit is required to secure the booking. We also require you to sign a booking contract. The balance is due 1 week prior to your stay. We hold your deposit as a damage deposit and this is returned by cheque after your departure. Linen, towels, and coal for fires are included in your rate. Payment can be made by bank transfer or cheque. We do not accept credit card, or bank card payment. Alternatively bank drafts are also accepted.

self catering, holiday house rental, South East Ireland. Photo by James Burke

Guest comments
"One of Ireland's best kept secrets, Moongate is an ideal place to seek out your own spiritual renaissance"
"Impressed though one is by Moongate's exterior, one is left in awe by its interior”

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