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Ross Lake House

At a Glance

    Pros

  • country quiet—silence, in fact—with style
  • good restaurant on the premises

    Cons

  • 5 km (3 miles) out of town
  • no pubs nearby

Ross Lake House Review

Built by James Edward Jackson, land agent for Lord Iveagh at Ashford Castle, this well-off-the-beaten-path, white-trim Georgian house, managed by the enthusiastic Henry and Elaine Reid, has a surprisingly stylish interior, with 19th-century antiques and welcoming open fires. Surrounded by 5 acres of colorful gardens, this country hideaway sits near a stream. Guest rooms above the converted stables are simpler and a little smaller than those in the suavely furnished house, but all have peaceful garden views, and 20-inch flat-screen TVs, should you feel the need.

    Hotel Details

  • 11 rooms, 2 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Nov.–mid-Mar.
Updated: 04-10-2013

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