This 10-bed Irish Gothic manor on Airbnb looks SPOOKY

This 10-bed Irish Gothic manor on Airbnb is ENCHANTING

It can be nice to stay in fine hotels and compact apartments with the cityscape at your doorstep. However, once in a while, it is important to switch things up and opt for a more experiential stay.

In a day and age when we all seem to be constantly glued to screens—be it a TV, an iPhone, or another device—we often forget that the simplest pleasures can be found in alternative surroundings.

This home in County Carlow, near River Barrow, is a cinematic Tudor Gothic manor. Boldly titled “Dunleckney Manor,” the stunning but somewhat spooky-looking property is like something out of a film, and it can be booked on Airbnb!

This Irish Gothic manor is located in County Carlow, Ireland

Airbnb is an online market place and accommodation booking platform where homeowners can rent their property first-hand.

Have a look at this Irish Gothic manor on Airbnb, and see why guests from near and far are flocking to County Carlow to stay there.

The property

This manor in County Carlow is enchanting, and you can rent it

This one-of-a-kind property is, without a doubt, one of the most captivating, grandest manors in all of Ireland.

The stately home sits on mature and manicured lawns that boast dense foliage and towering trees. Perfectly preserved, this manor was first erected in the 1600s by the Bagenal family.

Sir Nicholas Bagenal, a senior Commander of the English, first called this manor home, and an effortless air of elegance runs throughout the place.

You can rent this manor in County Carlow, Ireland

In the 1830s, however, Walter Newton, the son of Sarah Bagenal (daughter of Sir Nicholas Bagenal), built the “new” manor we see today.

English architect Daniel Robertson designed the “new” manor, and the architectural style aligns heavily with Gothic Revival.

Although this property’s Gothic structure has been preserved with integrity, the house today offers modern comforts that ensure guests will feel right at home.

The entire grounds and main house are available for guests to enjoy, and the complete estate is monitored by CCTV, assuring security.

The details

This 10-bed Irish Gothic manor on Airbnb is ENCHANTING

If you thought that this impressive manor couldn’t sound dreamier, think again!

The place contains eight bedrooms with a total of ten beds, meaning this majestic manor can sleep more than 16 guests. A total of 6.5 baths across the property ensures that no one will be fighting to get in front of the mirror either.

Suites have been designed with a purpose. “Nurseries” intended for younger members of the family, as well as more mature rooms kitted with en-suites, make this home an absolute winner.

Dunleckney Manor consists of four grand rooms for entertaining, including a drawing room, library, dining room, and living room.

There is even a games room complete with a dartboard and a pool table, as well as a cinema room for all you film buffs. And don’t worry—there is also high-speed Wi-Fi throughout this atmospheric manor.

This 10-bed Irish Gothic manor on Airbnb is ENCHANTING

The property is complete with a heated indoor swimming pool, which exists alongside a gym and table tennis room too.

Sprawling lawns, which are as enchanting as they come, boast ancient oak trees that tower overhead and offer relief from the summer sun (when it makes an appearance!).

A fairytale pond, walled gardens, and endless trails for discovery await curious guests who are keen to get lost in this quintessential fantasy land.

Yep, it’s pretty safe to say that this 10-bed Irish Gothic manor on Airbnb is like something out of a movie!

The reviews

This 10-bed Irish Gothic manor on Airbnb is ENCHANTING

When it comes to reviews, it appears that Dunleckney Manor knocks it out of the park, with past guests singing its praises.

An excerpt from one previous guest’s review on Airbnb reads, “The manor is nothing short of a slice of heaven, it is beyond spectacular, each room more glorious than the previous one. I don’t think I will ever forget driving up the tree-lined avenue for the first time and having the splendour of Dunleckney reveal itself.”

This guest goes on to say, “Richard & Sally gave us the warmest welcome (including a very thoughtful hamper of goodies) as they greeted us and showed us around with pride. Our whole experience from start to finish was beyond exceptional.”

This 10-bed Irish Gothic manor on Airbnb is ENCHANTING

Another guest’s remarks chime similar charm. Here’s an excerpt from their lengthy tribute: “To say the setting of Dunleckney was first class is an understatement. There’s no way our trip would have been as special without having this grand manor as our base.”

It seems we’ll be needing to make a booking soon—if we can, that is. This stunning Irish Gothic manor on Airbnb is in high demand and can (and should) be booked months in advance. Book your stay HERE.

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