The Georgian Gate Lodge at Mount Congreve Gardens in Co. Waterford has been redeveloped to offer a two-bedroom venue in the midst of the 70 acres of gardens.
The detached five-bay single-storey gate lodge that dates back to 1775.
The living space features an antique bio-ethanol stove, an 18th-century French day-bed accompanied by classic wing-back velvet armchairs, a frame smart TV and a gin bar.
The two double bedrooms feature original Louis XVI beds, while a galley kitchen offers direct access to a private garden and a patio featuring a barbeque and garden furniture.
The Mount Congreve Gate Lodge is available for adult-only bookings from mid-April onwards, and renovations of further estate cottages and apartments are also planned.
Mount Congreve Gardens Officially Reopen Following €7m Redevelopment
The above news follows news that Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD and Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin TD have officially opened Mount Congreve Gardens in Co. Waterford to the public following a €7 million redevelopment.
The project received €5 million in capital funding from the Rural Regeneration Development Fund, €1.2 million in funding from Waterford City and County Council and a €1.2million investment in capital and business supports from Fáilte Ireland.
Minister Humphreys said, "The opening of the spectacular Mount Congreve Gardens marks a historic day for Waterford and the south-east."
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