Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the center of Ireland – but still only 90 minutes' drive from Dublin airport – Ballyfin is a place of history, romance, tranquility and great natural beauty. Stone walls enclose 614-acres of parkland including a lake, ancient woods, delightful garden buildings, follies and bountiful grottoes. Ballyfin is steeped in Irish history. The house has long been admired as the most lavish Regency mansion in Ireland, and after ten years of restoration, Ballyfin opened in May 2011 as a small country house hotel like no other. Each of the twenty (20) bedrooms are individually decorated, the public rooms are furnished with important Irish art and antiques from around the world. The Gardener's Cottage set in the corner of the walled garden is also available to reserve. Ballyfin is the perfect location to celebrate special occasions, family celebrations and weddings while its unparalleled seclusion and privacy makes it an ideal setting for business retreats. The property features treatment rooms, a gym and indoor pool. 614 acres of private Demesne available to explore which include a lake, follies and walled garden. An array of activities are available, clay shooting, archery, pony & carriage tour, boating and fishing on the lake, horse riding, falconry, Ballyfin hike. Bicycles and golf carts are available also for guest to explore.