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Moy House, Lahinch, Clare, Republic of Ireland
Ms Brid O'Meara
Moy House 19th century estate in Lahinch, County Clare, recreates a contemporary and eclectic ambience for today’s traveller, comprising of 15 acres with hilltop views over Lahinch Bay.
Moy House in Lahinch, County Clare, was originally built in the mid 18th Century as home to Sir Augustine Fitzgerald. In it's majestic splendour, the house prevails over the breathtaking Lahinch Bay, set on 15 acres of grounds adorned by mature woodland and a picturesque river. Major restoration has transformed this country house in keeping with present day expectations of superior standards, yet preserving it's unique character, style and ambience.
Each of the nine bedrooms at Moy House is individually crafted with a mixture of classic and contemporary functionalism and aesthetics. A number of guest bedrooms, have free-standing original cast iron baths. It is complemented with the traditional drawing room and library area. The dining room offers the best of contemporary Irish fayre for mealtimes. The new conservatory restaurant overlooking the Atlantic offers the very best of Irish produce for a memorable culinary experience.
With Moy House's mix of contemporary and classical elegance today's modern traveler can enjoy luxurious surroundings with natural and warm hospitality.
Moy House offers the perfect base from which to explore and experience the wonders of County Clare. A ten minute coastal drive brings you to the world famous Cliffs of Moher.
County Clare is nothing short of golfing heaven and Moy House is specially located in the heart of this. With ideal access to many golfing treasures. The town itself boasts two superb golf courses both at Lahinch Golf Club. The links championship course and the 18 hole Castle course certainly won't disappoint you. Just a 35 minute drive from Moy House is the Greg Norman designed Doonbeg Golf Links course, also offering spectacular golfing in an amazing setting.
A visit through the Burren region is a must as it is simply unique. A spectacular array of wild flowers, archaeology and landscape. View some of Ireland’s native flora, from orchid species to the much-loved blue gentian. Enjoy the elegant butterflies as you enjoy a walk to explore the archaeology which hosts ring forts and Neolithic tombs. Daily walks can be organised with a local guide.
The Aran Islands are a group of three rugged islands off the coast of Clare- Inishmor, Inisheer and Inishmaan. It makes for a fantastic day trip to see first hand the unspoilt islands and see the islanders way of life. Doolin Ferries and Cliffs of Moher Cruises both operate a passenger ferry service to The Aran Islands from nearby Liscannor and Doolin during the months of April to October. Moy House receives daily schedules.
If something more adventurous takes your fancy, you can try your hand at surfing on Lahinch's beautiful blue flag beach or rock climbing on the Burren, both of which can be booked directly through Moy House.