Kitt to open restored courtyards at Strokestown House

Newly-restored courtyards and servants’ quarters at Strokestown Park will be officially launched by the Minister of State Michael Kitt TD on Wednesday, September 12th at 1 pm.             The courtyards have been fully restored and now comprise of 13 two and three bedroom dwellings. These properties are now available for rent and are the latest of a long line of major restoration projects undertaken by the Westward Group at Strokestown Park.             Strokestown Park is one of Ireland’s premier visitor attractions with visitor numbers in excess of 60,000 each year. The National Irish Famine Museum has received international acclaim for its interpretation of the history of The Great Irish Famine. Strokestown House is a fully furnished Georgian Mansion and the six acre walled Gardens have been restored to their former glory. This latest project creates a unique opportunity to become part of the Strokestown estate, architecturally restored courtyard dwellings designed to preserve the Georgian ambience of the original buildings, fully furnished, open fires, gas central heating, Irish douglas fir floors and ensuite bathrooms. Residents have private access to the six acre walled gardens comprising of four acre pleasure garden and two acre fruit and vegetable garden.