2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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An elegant two storey building with seven stone pinnacles, Batty Langley Lodge was designed to be viewed from the River Walk below as part of the planned landscape surrounding the beautiful Palladian Castletown House. A wonderful hide-away for 2.

The space

It is situated on the old Dublin entrance to Castletown House, now a quiet country lane. It is far removed from the hustle and bustle of normal every day life. A perfect place to relax while still being able to get in to Dublin city within an hour.

Double bedroom
Bathroom (off bedroom)
Open fire in sitting room
Washing machine
Ironing board/iron
Travel cot (on request)
On site parking (for 1 car)
Patio with garden furniture
This elegant two storey building with its seven stone pinnacles was designed to be viewed from the River Walk below as part of the planned landscape surrounding the world famous Palladian Castletown House.

Thomas Conolly and Lady Louisa inherited Castletown in 1754 and turned Castletown demesne into one of the great designed landscapes of Ireland, visited and admired by both foreign and native visitors until its period of decline in the nineteenth century

Based on a design for a 'Gothick Temple' taken from Batty Langley's book Gothic Architecture published in 1747, the façade of the lodge was added to the existing rectangular cottage in 1785. Thus the lodge became known as the 'Batty Langley Lodge'. Situated far from the town of Celbridge and on the very edge of the estate, the buildings privacy made it a suitable location for the priviledged nobility to indulge their fantasies and escape to the lodge to don the mask of simple farmwives or dairymaids.

This lodge accommodates 2 people in great comfort with a large sitting room overlooking the river and a kitchen dining room downstairs and a double bedroom and bathroom upstairs.

Guest access

It is vital that you contact your Local House Manager 5 days before arrival to arrange time to meet. Contact details will be emailed to you. Failure to contact your local House Manager in good time make result in access to the property been delayed. Latest arrival is 9pm.

Interaction with guests

The local House Manager will meet and greet you on arrival. At this time he can answer any questions you have about what is happening in the local area during the time of your stay. Latest arrival is 9pm.

Other things to note

Our buildings were made to the standards of earlier times – and sometimes without the intention that they should be lived in. Consequently you may encounter features that reflect their particular character but that deserve due care and attention, particularly by the young, elderly, less mobile or visually impaired. Examples of these are steps worn with age, uneven surfaces, low ceilings and beams, unexpected drops or changes in level, and by modern standards low or absent lighting. In all cases we have sought to make a sensible compromise between due regard for safety and the careful retention of the fabric of each building, which makes it an interesting place to stay. We ask you to appreciate and use the building with this understanding, and recommend you read the information in the Guest Book in the property.

Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Extra people No Charge
Security Deposit $174 NZD
Weekly Discount: 20%
Weekend Price $338 NZD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 9PM
Check out by 10AM

We ask that you leave the property in a clean and tidy condition upon departure. All equipment, utensils etc must be left clean and the property must be left clean and tidy at the end of the hire period.
All breakages and damage must be reported to the House Manager immediately so that they can be rectified. All breakages and damage are the legal responsibility of the Hirer and the cost of repair or replacement must be paid.


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Brittany User Profile
March 2017
BLL is a gorgeous property that really makes you feel as if you've gone back in time. We enjoyed our stay over St. Patrick's Day. It was a quick 10 minute walk to the bus stop and about a 20-25 minute ride into the city. The upstairs did tend to get very warm but other than that, it was perfect!

Andrea User Profile
May 2016
This was the most perfect getaway for our anniversary. The property was stunning, the lodge incredibly comfortable and every day we were stunned we were waking up in such a gorgeous setting.

Tara User Profile
October 2013
really great place to stay and get away from it all! We were welcomed by Ciaran who was very informative on the area (and bat watch). The place itself was gorgeous, cosy, warm, clean, quiet and secure. It's on the grounds of Castletown house which was a really impressive building and we enjoyed the guided tour. The grounds were wonderful to explore and we loved the farmers market on Sunday. that particular day there was a falconry and eagle display with wonderful golden eagles, different species of owls, a raven to name a few. and my dog was welcome to stay in Batt Langley lodge too! I will be staying in Landmark Trust buildings again, Big Thanks

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Irish Landmark is a non-profit organisation that finds interesting and unusual properties that are in need of conservation, and we give them new life. Since 1992, we’ve been turning historic buildings into truly special self-catering holiday accommodation. Our properties range from lighthouses and schoolhouses, to castles and gate lodges.

As an educational charity, our primary aim is to conserve and sustain iconic buildings. That’s why Irish Landmark properties are living buildings, not museum settings. Irish Landmark always respects the history and architectural integrity of the structures we conserve, but we also ensure they have all the contemporary comforts you want in a holiday home.

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