Angela was a great host and the house itself was very nice - Exactly like you see in the pictures.
Karl November 6, 2022
Gorgeous house with plenty of amenities, privacy and space. Perfect for groups or family. Close to Adare but the tranquility of the countryside. Angela is a wonderful... read more host and the small touches such a basics in the fridge and the lovely check-in messages were so thoughtful. I will certainly be returning.
Jennifer October 30, 2022
We had a fantastic time in this lovely house. The house had ample room for 7 of us. Great facilities. Our hosts made us feel very welcome. Lots to see... read more and do in and around Adare.Village. The local taxi man Paul Tierney was a great help and we used him for all our journey’s
A super holiday
Anna October 24, 2022
Lovely house and very spacious.
Bruce October 9, 2022
Beautiful home and property. Felt very comfortable & homey. Close enough to Adare without feeling too busy. Relaxing and peaceful. Also very roomy with plenty of space to stretch out.... read more Even better in real life than in the pictures.
Brittney September 9, 2022
This was my second time in 6 months to stay in Fanningstown House. Such a fabulous house to stay in with family and friends. A real gem in Adare.
Rosaleen July 29, 2022
Fabulous house in a lovely location, 5 minutes drive from Adare. Clean, handy, everything we needed. Angela was very helpful too.
Ciaran July 6, 2022
Myself and 6 friends had a fantastic time, the house is gorgeous and in a great location.
Harry June 2, 2022
Fantastic house superb location great host
All adds up to a great stay
Anthony May 30, 2022
A fabulous house with a fabulous host. Everything we expected and more. Wonderful.
Susie May 25, 2022
Beautiful house finished to a very high standard. Beds are very comfortable and all rooms are very spacious. Exceptionally clean and very well equipped with afew extra touches like fuel... read more for open fire fruit bowl on kitchen table. Lovely outdoor space also. Overall a fabulous place to stay, and Angela is always available if needed.
Martina May 23, 2022
A beautiful house in such a gorgeous peaceful part of the world. The house is large and spacious and very clean. I’d recommend this home to anyone looking to stay... read more in Adare. Thank you to the host Angela, she was so very welcoming and her communication was next to none.
Grace May 20, 2022
Great country house with plenty of room to spread out. Angela and John were very helpful!
Don May 15, 2022
Amazing clean charming hone with fantastically helpful owner close to so many of Ireland’s sights! Stay here!
Cindi April 18, 2022
This gorgeous house is more amazing than the photos portrayed.
Samuel March 9, 2022
Beautiful, spacious house. Comfortable bedrooms and lots of living/dining space. The kitchen is very well-equipped. We appreciated the Christmas tree & decorations as well as the fire at this time... read more year.
Noelle December 6, 2021
We recently stayed in this beautiful home and had a lovely stay.
Very spacious and spotless clean. Could easily accommodate a large group very comfortably.
There’s a lovely homely atmosphere... read more here and the living room is so cosy with the fire lighting. Angela very kindly left logs/coal for us.
Excellent peaceful location, and just a short drive to Adare.
I would absolutely stay here again and would recommend to anyone!
meganb705... November 15, 2020
We had a lovely stay. House is very big and there was plenty of room for our large group of 9. About 10 min from Adare by car. Would highly recommend
Rosevilla August 17, 2020
Had a great experience. House was beautiful traveled with my wife and 3 young kids. Very friendly and accommodating host. Very close to Village plenty of taxi service available. Would... read more definitely stay there again.
U5612MHbr... January 8, 2020
Enjoyed a very short stay here with my children while attending a family function in The Woodlands.
Large, clean and well laid out property in beautiful, quiet yet accessible... read more rural setting.
Treacy C October 1, 2019
Our family of 5 had the extreme pleasure of staying for a week with Angela in her beautiful home. The location was ideal for the day trips we made all... read more over the western coast and just a very short drive into the lovely town of Adare where we had great dinners and enjoyed the music available every night in different pubs.
Enough for the perfect location. The house is breathtaking! Once you enter the gates and drive up to the house, you see a most impressive home sitting amongst manicured grounds. Angela's husband John was waiting to welcome us and explain the workings of the house. You enter the home and are greeted by a massive staircase in the large foyer. Once you take it in and close you mouth you look to your left at a very comfortable sitting room with adjoining sun room and to your right a very large dining room that is behind french doors. Past the foyer is a very large kitchen that is equipped with everything needed if you were to dine in or host a dinner party in the beautiful dinning room. Angela had left the fridge full of everything we would need for making a few breakfasts. There was even a very large bowl of fruit on the island and even fresh flowers on the kitchen table. Connected to the kitchen you'll find a washer and dryer which was very much appreciated. There is also downstairs bathroom there. We then ventured upstairs and picked the bedroom we wanted. It was so nice that we all had our own bathrooms. The beds were very comfortable and the showers had blissfully strong water pressure and plenty of hot water.
All of the house was immaculate. We did need to use some heat at night but the additional cost for it was extremely reasonable.
This was by far the best vacation rental we have ever made and I whole heartedly recommend it if you ever venture to this part of Ireland.
Wright505... September 25, 2019
I don’t know where to start - the warm and accommodating owners, beautiful town setting, or fabulous home and luxurious furnishings. The lovely Angela met our family upon arrival and... read more had generously stocked the refrigerator with breakfast essentials, for which we were so grateful. The home is huge and amazing- spotlessly clean and located in a quiet street near Adare Centre. Grandkids were thrilled to see cows out the window! All beds and linens were 5 star luxury. The long country kitchen table accommodated everyone for meals. Our last late night doing laundry, a fuse blew and within 5 minutes John arrived to sort it out, all with a kind smile and chat. Cannot rave about this property enough! Adare is within a 5 minute drive from the home, or 15 pound taxi ride if you want to enjoy the fun bars safely! Would love to return here again!
Dianne W July 25, 2019
This house is just perfect for a large family or group.. we were attending a family wedding near by and needed a base for our family in the run up... read more to the wedding and on the morning itself. The house is so spacious and clean and with everything you could think of provided... Angela is a gracious host and was a pleasure to deal with.
House is ideal location to Adare and surronding areas... would have no hesitation in recommending this house to anyone travelling with a large group or family you will not be disappointed...
Lorrainem... June 14, 2019
Three couples stayed in this house for eight nights while site seeing Southern Ireland. We chose it for its location, but primarily for its reviews on TripAdvisor, which were quite... read more positive. Our experience was not as positive as apparently others have been.
POSITIVES Excellent location less than 10 minutes from Adare. Large house with lots of room and rooms, way more rooms than we required. (Who needs a formal dining room in addition to a 10 person dining table in the large kitchen?) Lots of parking for multiple vehicles. Angela left milk, eggs, bacon, sausage, butter and bread for us when we arrived. 5 Queen sized beds.
NEGATIVES HEAT—Ad for house should read “UNHEATED HOUSE for 10” If you want heat, you will need to pay quite a bit for it, particularly if it has been cold and the house has been empty. We arrived at a 50 degree F house and had to spend 24 hours and lots of heating oil getting it to a livable temperature of 70 degrees F. Everything in the house was 50 degrees, walls, floors, ceilings, furniture, furnishings and all of it we had to pay to get to a livable temperature.
RESPONSIVENESS—On day 1 when we arrived, we turned on the heat and discovered that at least one of the heat registers did not work, in a bathroom. 50 degree bathrooms are not real popular. On day 2 in the AM we called the owner and reported the problem. We heard nothing. On the afternoon of day 2 we called again. We heard nothing. On the evening of day two, I sent an email message through TripAdvisor and heard back that they had called at the house and the heat was working fine in the bedroom and we should not spend time adjusting it. The heat was not working and so after calling several times to both of the owner’s cell phone with no answer; I sent another message on Day 3 stating such. Received a reply back that the heat was working fine in the bathroom in question. Tried calling again, with no success, sent message it is still not working. Day 4, I receive a message that a plumber came out and fixed the register and that it was now working. Then she chastised me for our focus on part of the heat not working when the rest of the heat worked fine. Here is her message to me:
I hope this issue is resolved. It is unfortunate one small radiator can cause such annoyance when 20 odd heaters work perfectly.
So, to recap: After four days of many unanswered or ignored calls, multiple emails, being told three times that the heat was working fine when it wasn’t and then being chastised for complaining about the heat not working, it was resolved. And at NO time did we hear, they were sorry the heat did not work, or they were sorry they told us it worked three times when it didn’t, or they were sorry that it took multiple calls and emails and four days to get it fixed. No, we heard we should not have been focused on it not working.
After this example of their responsiveness, whenever we came across another problem, we just dealt with it. There were others, for sure. We did not come to Ireland to spend hours arguing over stuff like this.
CLEANLINESS—Things break or don’t work. It happens. But when you rent a place it should be clean. This one was not. On virtually every surface in the house there was a layer of dust. In addition, there were numerous stains on tables that could be cleaned with a cloth. The refrigerator and freezer in the kitchen had multiple places on shelves and drawers where there was dried food left from previous tenants. The dishes, glasses, and cookware were so dirty with caked on food and film, we had to hand wash everything before we could use them. Attached is a picture of what all the glasses looked like when we arrived and after we washed them. On the left is the owner’s idea of clean, on the right is ours.
INTERNET—The house is advertised as having internet, and it does, as long as you are on the lower floor. On the upper floor where the bedrooms are, internet is non-existent. That did not improve over the 8 days.
BEDROOMS/BATHROOMS—This house has 5 bedrooms, each with a queen bed and a thin mattress, four on the upper floor and one on the lower floor. And it has 3 bathrooms, plus a small utility bathroom off the laundry room with a toilet and sink. For the three couples of us, that was okay, we each had a bathroom. However, only 2 of the bedrooms are ensuite. The other 3 bedrooms share one bathroom that is on the upper floor. If you are more than three couples or if you wish to have a bathroom on the same floor as your bedroom or if you don’t wish to share a bathroom with 5 others, this house could be a problem.
DAMAGES—In my opinion, damages should be assessed when the tenant misuses or abuses something in the house, not when the item is defective to begin with. This owner obviously disagrees. She submitted a claim for several items in addition to all the heating oil we had to use to make the house livable. We picked up a cheap bedroom lamp by the stem and the base fell off, smashing against the floor. She charged us $35 for a $15 lamp. And how is it our fault the lamp base was not attached properly? We pulled a blind in our bedroom to the bottom of the window, not past the window sill, and she wants $40 to repair the blind. Isn’t the reason you have a blind is to pull it down to block out the sun and should it not be okay if it is pulled only to the window sill? Apparently, not to this owner. Also, we were charged $6 each for two cheap wine glasses we broke while washing them by hand because they were too dirty to use. So, BEWARE.
Traveling... May 21, 2019
Our stay at Fanningstown House was a wonderful experience. Angela was extremely accommodating and she made our stay perfect. The house was stunning and so were the grounds.
Ellen A October 16, 2018
Everything about this house is a delight! Our generous and pleasant hostess, Angela, had delicious ham, cheese and bread ready for us when we arrived after our long drive from... read more Galway! While we were out sightseeing on the second day, she was kind enough to drop off more wood for the fireplace. We were surprised by how beautiful and comfortable this home was! It was just perfect for our group of seven. This home borders a farm and we were lucky enough to wake up one morning to find cows grazing outside the windows, this was one of the favorite parts of our trip! We enjoyed a cozy fire each night in the beautiful living room and coffee in the sun room every morning. If you are visiting Adare with a large group your should definitely rent this house, it was a wonderful experience. We were sad to leave and move on to Dublin. I really missed this house when I was cramped in a Dublin hotel room with my husband and son! I cannot recommend this house enough! I want to go back and stay longer!
Ann J October 11, 2018
Our family of ten totally enjoyed our stay in this beautiful Adare home. There was plenty of space for everyone including 2 master ensuites plus an additional 2 bathrooms. The... read more location is perfect for day trips throughout Ireland but also a great location to dine and enjoy the quaint town of Adare. Angela and John were the perfect hosts ... even delivering beautiful fresh cut flowers daily. This home would also be perfect for a golf vacation with many great courses within a 1-1/2 hour drive.