Local Area, Amenities & Places to visit

Fanningstown House is located in the rich green pastures of the tourist town Adare Co. Limerick. Home to the Ryder Cup 2026, Adare is a medieval town in the south west of Ireland, steeped in History it makes for the perfect tourist attraction. The local abbeys, friary and Desmond Castle are steeped in a rich historical past that is a pleasure to be experienced during your stay, much of which is interpreted at the Adare Heritage Centre.

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The house is the ideal venue for such occasions as a family reunion or if attending a wedding locally. From action packed activities to a quiet relaxing and leisurely time, Fanningstown House has a lot to offer. The property is a short stroll to a country pub, the Thatch, where you can get the local news or a 3km walk will bring you to the Woodlands House Hotel where you can get food at a great price or go and unwind in the blue flag leisure facilities. In Adare village there are 2 hotels, an abundance of bars and restaurants as well as an excellent children’s playground.

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In the picturesque town of Adare itself, with its sophisticated shops and restaurants, such as The Gift Box, Lucy Erridge and Stacpoole Antiques, the avid shopper is well catered for, whilst The Blue Door, The Wild Geese, The Arches and Cafe Bia, together with the charm of the Dunraven Arms Hotel, Adare Manor Hotel and Golf resort and the Woodlands House Hotel – which has recently added a sophisticated new spa facility – all offer great choices.

Fanningstown House is located in close proximity to an equestrian centre, a number of top-class golf courses, and cycling tracks. The property has a utility room that can be used to store sports equipment and there is ample parking to the rear of the house and a gated entrance.

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