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Bansha Castle

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Bansha Castle
John and Teresa Russell
Bansha Castle, Bansha,

Telephone: +353 (0)62 54187

I got a tall order from an English PR agency representing the Boss of a large Legal Firm. The Boss was suffering Hip Hotel Fatigue, so looking for something "different"...

Bansha Castle
  • Bansha Castle
  • Bansha Castle
  • Bansha Castle
  • Bansha Castle

How to get there

How to get there: Located just outside the village of Bansha

Good to know

Number of rooms:
7-9 Bedrooms (sleeps 7/20)
The castle is available to rent for €3300-€4100 for 7 nights
€1600-€2000 for 2 weekend days off-season
Catering on request
All year
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About The Hotel

I got a tall order from an English PR agency representing the Boss of a large Legal Firm. The Boss was suffering Hip Hotel Fatigue, so looking for something "different". He wanted to rent a big Country House where he could entertain his best customers for a week. If it was that simple I would, as they say in Tipperary, be away in a hack, but no, he wanted more and a lot more. He wanted a house where he could self cater and indulge his passion for cooking some nights and have dinner provided other nights. Still simple, you may say, but he also wanted a place where he and his friends could hunt, shoot and fish and be within walking distance of the local pub.

Well, you will be delighted to know that I found the perfect retreat at the 18th C. Bansha Castle. The ulimate setting for a big occassion, Bansha Castle is a beautifully stunning property available for rental, catered or uncatered.

As I travelled the road from Cashel to Bansha, it reminded me a little of Beverly Hills without the traffic for it definitely had the mansions, secure Stud Farms and prime beef units. This is 4-wheel drive territory so I knew when I arrived at Bansha Castle that I had backed a winner for Mr. Lawyer. Teresa and John Russell are welcoming hosts and there is a great casual welcoming feel to the whole house, and Teresa can also organize a beautician to come if you want to pamper yourself. The Drawing room is an impressive room with a large full size snooker table just off. Teresa has organized the House so well that you can rent the entire place and have a private kitchen and dining room at your disposal, or she will cook breakfast and dinner for you at times to suit you.

The idea of renting a castle adds a fantastic magical element to affairs, an arrangement that's perfect for people celebrating special occasions, corporate “think tanks”, even divorces, and you can bring your own booze. A number of my friends have taken the castle over the years for private family celebrations and it has just worked so tremendously well.

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