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Sleeps - 11
Region - Ireland
Sporting Stalking · Trout Fishing
Activities Beach · Boats · Riding
Features Fully Catered · Self-Catered
Luggala is a unique and special place situated in 5,000 acres in the stunning Wicklow Mountains, just 28 miles from Dublin. Luggala is situated between two beautiful lakes Loch Déan and Loch Té (Lough Dan and Lough Tay). The house has lots of history and has played host to many famous people in recent and bygone times.
The estate at Lug a’ Lágha (Luggala), was bought in the 1780s by Peter La Touche, the grandson of David Digges La Touche, a Huguenot who fled from France in 1685 after King Louis XIV had revoked the Edict of Nantes. This had promised religious freedom to his Protestant subjects (the Huguenots, as French Protestants were called, were noted weavers, silversmiths and gardeners. The garden which the Right Honourable David la Touche M.P. laid out at his residence Marlay in County Dublin has recently been restored with European funding). David Digges La Touche went to Holland but subsequently followed King William III to Ireland during that Monarch’s war with his father-in-law, King James II. After the Stadtholder William’s victory, David La Touche stayed on in Ireland and founded a bank that bore his name and became the major financial institution in Ireland.
Luggala offers very comfortable accommodation and enjoys a specactular setting. The house has recently undergone considerable renovations throughout.
Luggala is a very special place situated in a truly fantastic position in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains and under an hour from Dublin.
Ground Floor Entrance hall with open fireplace. Dining hall with table seating 12. Dining room with open fireplace – a lovely room seating 14-16. Drawing room with open fireplace. T.V. room with plasma widescreen – Satellite t.v. – open fireplace. Library with wonderful views. Utility room with dishwasher. Bedroom 1 with open fireplace – lovely views and ensuite Japanese bathroom.
First Floor Bedroom 2 with dble 4 poster bed and open fireplace – en suite W.C. and basin. Bedroom 3 with twin beds – open fireplace. Bathroom with bath, W.C, and shower cubicle. Bedroom 4 with dble bed – concealed basin – open fireplace (passage room). Inner hall, Sep WC. Bedroom 5 – a dble bedroom (small) basin. Bathroom with bath and basin. Further bathroom with bath and basin. Bedroom 6 is a single bedroom with concealed basin and open fireplace. Bedroom 7 (Courtyard bedroom) with a dble bedroom, open fireplace – and has the benefit of its own entrance.
Included in the rental is a housekeeper who comes in every day. A chauffeur is also available to pick guests up from the airport if required.
Luggala extends to 5000 acres taking in some of the most breathtaking scenery in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains.
There is lots to do and explore within the area including golf, fishing and walking. Dublin is just 28 miles from Luggala.
Fishing There is trout fishing on Lough’s Dan and Tay and guests have the use of the clinker rowing boat throughout the duration of their stay.
Stalking There is challenging sika stalking at Luggala for the fit and able bodied!
Grouse There are the occasional grouse to be walked-up and this can be fun in early September. Why not try for the Wicklow McNab, a stag, a brace of grouse and brown trout.
There is a full time keeper who will look after you throughout your stay.
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