Boutique accommodation at historic Moyaliffe House
Boutique apartment at historic Moyaliffe House (history back to 800AD), 12 acres of secluded landscaped grounds with mature woodland, formal gardens, Norman ruins and a large walled garden alongside the Clodagh River.
Moyaliffe House is one of Ireland's noted historical houses and is a registered protected structure of historical significance.
The estate mansion is over 200 years old, however, its grounds have a history dating back to 800AD when it was occupied by the viking King Olaf.
About 1200AD, the land was occupied by the Butler clans following the Norman invasion of Ireland. The stone fort at the rear of the Garden Suite was built at this time.
In 1650,The fort was attacked by Cromwell's army, after which, the land was granted to the Armstrong family by King Charles II. The Armstrong family held Moyaliffe from 1700 till only 20 years ago.
Much of the history has been documented with rare documentary and photographic collection of Moyaliffe estate held by Limerick University and Thurles library.
Guests will stay in the renovated maids quarters near the main house and be able to wander through the towering 200 year old trees, sweeping lawns, ancient walled garden and stone farm outbuildings.
Hosts Paul and Lorna will help visitors to immerse themselves into the history of the estate, the local area as well as contacts for searching family ancestry.
Flood-lit tennis court.
Incl continental b/fast of local produce.
Your host is a professional horticulturalist. Perfect to unwind and enjoy ".. one of Ireland's most beautiful private gardens" within scenic Irish 'Heartlands'.
Visit between May to October to see the gardens at their best.
Please note, owing to the historical nature of Moyaliffe House, guests with previous adverse reviews will not be accepted.
Parking is available on-site.
Other things to note
Check-in time is after 2pm and check-out time is before 11am.
Would you like to book the apartment?
Our nightly rate for the apartment is €194.
If you'd like to book the apartment, please complete the Check Availability form and we will get back to you as quickly as possible to confirm if the dates you require are avaialbe.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
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What we offer
Norman Castle ruins view.
En-suite Bathroom and Bedroom
Includes all essential items, 2 single beds in the bedroom.
Free WiFi available.
Flood-lit Tennis Court.
Security cameras on property.
A security camera is located at the front gate.
First aid kit.
Kitchen and dining
Fully equipped Kitchen, Dishwasher, Nespresso Coffee machine.
Location features separate private entrance to your apartment.
Staircase to upper floor to apartment.
The estate consists of over 12 acres of expansive lawns, established garden beds, towering beech, oak and lime trees, Victorian fountain garden, with a 2 acre historic walled garden as well as period outbuildings . The grounds sit on the banks of the Clodagh River.
Parking and facilities
Free parking on premises.
Continental Breakfast is provided.
Local Tourist Destinations
The Rock of Cashel
Cashel is a small town in the south of Ireland. It’s known for the imposing Rock of Cashel, a medieval complex on a hilltop overlooking the town.
About 30 minutes drive from Moyaliffe House, this archaeological site includes a Gothic cathedral, a round tower and a 15th-century castle.
Nearby, the museums at Cashel Folk Village explore such subjects as the Great Famine and the 1916 Easter Rising. The Brú Ború cultural centre hosts concerts and performances.
For more information visit Cashel.ie
Holy Cross Abbey was a Cistercian monastery in Holycross near Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland, and about 15 minutes drive from Moyaliffe House. It takes its name from a relic of the True Cross or Holy Rood.
Located just 15km from The Rock of Cashel, Holycross Village is a tranquil, and picturesque medieval village straddling the River Suir in the middle of County Tipperary.
You can walk in the footsteps of ancient Monks. Experience firsthand, through local guides, the story of Holycross, spanning 10 centuries of a changing social, political and religious landscape, in the very heart of Ireland.
For more information visit HolycrossAbbey.ie