Indulge yourself in the luxurious Georgian splendour of Willoughby Place – an exclusive use five star self-catering townhouse in the heart of Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
Only 90 minutes from Belfast, two hours from Dublin and only 40 minutes from the stunning Donegal coast, Willoughby Place provides the perfect holiday accommodation for your special occasion, luxury break or celebration in Enniskillen.
The property is just a short walk away from the town centre, where you can enjoy the many delights that Enniskillen has to offer, such as awarding winning restaurants, pubs, shops, Enniskillen Castle and the Ardhowen Theatre.
Built in the 1800s, the Grade II listed property has been the subject of extensive renovation to provide luxurious modern accommodation, whilst preserving its original Georgian layout and stunning period features. Rather uniquely, an ornate Georgian wrought iron balcony provides a view of Lough Erne and the gates of Portora Royal School from the Master bedroom.
In its former years, the property was used as a boarding house for schoolboys at Portora, where many notable men and literary greats were educated, including Oscar Wilde, Nobel Laureate winner Samuel Beckett, and Henry Francis Lyte who penned the hymn ‘Abide with Me.’
The house boasts three bedrooms comfortably sleeping up to six people in a mix of superking and double rooms. There are two bathrooms; one ensuite and one family bathroom in keeping with the character of the house, containing a roll top bath. The reception room features an open fire surrounded by a decorative Georgian fireplace and a cosy seating area, which is fabulous for entertaining family and friends. Double doors lead in to the south facing dining room complete with antique mahogany furniture and floral drapes creating warmth and intimacy during winter months. The property also features a large, modern well-equipped kitchen, which leads out through French doors into a charming south facing courtyard complete with barbecue facilities.
Free private off-road parking is provided at the rear of the house with ample space for two cars. Furthermore, rather uniquely for a townhouse, the property has facilities to host a boat, and there is a public jetty at the nearby Round ‘O’, which is less than 200m away.
National Trust properties, golf courses, fishing, cruising and canoeing are all minutes away from Willoughby Place. For more details, see ‘Explore Enniskillen’.
“Amongst the elegance and splendour, we wanted to create an inviting homely atmosphere at Willoughby Place… almost a feeling that someone lives here, and has just gone away for a few days leaving the joys of the house to its guests!
We sincerely hope that you love Willoughby Place as much as we do!”Paddy and Josie, Owners