Lissadell On The Beach, The Lissadell Estate, Sligo, Ireland.
Luxury Platinum Vacations available on The Lissadell Estate, Sligo, Ireland.
''Some vague Utopia'' where
'' Peace comes dropping slow...''
Utterly Private, on the shores of Lissadell Beach, with unmatched views of Ben Bulben and the Wild Atlantic Way.
LISSADELL ON THE BEACH:
The former Estate Manager's House
( 2,800 sq.ft.) is situate within the Lissadell Estate on the Seashore, fronting the restored Alpine Walled Garden, with Lissadell House behind, has been been exquisitely refurbished, presenting exclusive rental accommodation reminiscent of the halcyon times of the Gore-Booth family in its heyday.
The House features original paintings from The Lissadell Art Collection.
The floors and staircase are hand limed oak. Each room boasts hand picked Farrow and Ball heritage paint or William Morris wallpaper.
Specially commissioned Art Deco Celtic design stained glass windows in every door. Restored sash windows with oak shutters are framed by William Morris handmade drapes.Rooms feature individually sourced Art Deco fireplaces. The house and its furnishings have been specially designed to make the most of the spectacular Ocean and Garden views from each window.
The Accommodation comprises:
The Titanic Kitchen:
This is the kitchen for the Connoisseur.
The specially commissioned Lecanche Range, made to order and shipped from Burgundy, the Donegal pietra marble worktops, combined with state of the art kitchen appliances from Smeg and Miele, will delight even the most discerning of chefs.
The kitchen is completed by Portmeirion, Beleek, Royal Doulton and Waterford Crystal tableware.
The nautical theme pays tribute to the Titanic using timbers from the Harland & Wolff shipyard and his and hers Belfast sinks overlooking The Alpine garden, beside a wonderfully upholstered window seat, perfect for supervising the chef.
The Byzantium Suite:
This large open plan Living Room is the heart of the house.
The Dining table stands at the centre of the room flanked by Art Deco fireplaces (wood burning) at each end.
Each and every beautifully designed sash window (with porcelain handled shutters and William Morris drapes) has unmatched views of the magnificently restored Lissadell Alpine Garden or of the Atlantic Ocean.
There is a welcoming seat at every window. Here truly you ' shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow'.
The room is furnished with tailor made comfortable designer sofas and chairs, intermingled with 19th and 20th century Irish Art and furniture from the Lissadell Collection.
The Yeats Room:
This beautiful Cinder Rose room with views to the Atlantic Ocean lets you get away from it all.
It contains the owners' favourite Irish oil paintings and watercolours, including a watercolour by Eirenice Gore Booth of Lough Inagh in Connemara.
You can nurse your brandy and soda, listening to the crash of the Atlantic waves, with your feet in the fire, or you can peruse the art galleries of the world, or images of Lissadell,
Or simply flick on to Netflix etc on our state of the art Samsung the frame 4KUHD TV.
Downstairs Shower Room:
Shower, WC, Wash hand Basin.
This room is at the top of the stairs and has to be seen to be believed.
The wallpaper, blinds, cushions and rug are from designs by William Morris. The focal point is the window looking over the sea: two wing armchairs snugly placed beside an inviting table. Why would anyone move from this enchanting room?
Comprising the Master Bedroom and En-Suite Bathroom:
This 750 sq ft. bedroom has a 5 star quality bed and mattress, dressed in Foxford and the White Company with a Writing desk and sumptuous velvet armchairs and sofa to gaze on the Atlantic or the Alpine Garden.
En-Suite Master Bathroom:
In pride of place is the owners' favourite oil painting of Cork Harbour. the favourite place of merchant Princes of Cork
Beautifully appointed, painted in Farrow and Ball Stiffkey Blue, with stunning views- it is a paradise.
The Markievicz Suite:
Comprising Elegant Double Bedroom and En-Suite Bathroom.
This beautiful spacious Double Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom enjoys spectacular views out onto the Atlantic Ocean and Alpine Garden.
Double Bed; The White Company Linen Décor,
En-Suite Bathroom with Victorian copper bathtub,
Beach to the Front:
Alpine Garden to the back:
The Rockery to the side- private hillside picnic area overlooking the sea
The secret Garden (beyond rockery) - contemplation garden
Minimum stay required: 4 days. Minimum stay during June, July and August; 7 Days.