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Georgian Townhouse

Temple Bar, Dublin 2

A timeless Georgian House, No. 25 Eustace St in the heart of Dublin's Cultural quarter.

  • Sleeps 7

  • Child Friendly

  • From €824 for 2 nights

  • Wifi Available

  • This property allows guests to step back in time and experience the elegance of a former way of life.  The living room has a Bechstein boudoir piano while the main bathroom on the top floor has a free standing bath to soak away one's cares.

    Facilities:

    • 1 Double Bedroom
    • 1 Twin Bedroom (2 single beds)
    • 1 Triple Bedroom (3 singles beds)
    • Gas Fired Central Heating
    • Electric Oven
    • Microwave
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Towels and Linens Provided
    • Travel cot/crib for infants (under 2 years), on request
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron and Ironing Board
    • Cooking Utensils and Equipment
    • 1 Bathroom with free standing bath tub
    • Separate Shower Room (en-suite of Twin Room)
    • Dining Room
    • Drawing Room with a Bechstein boudoir piano
    • Radio
    • WiFi (please note that the signal is not strong)

    Please Note: Parking is available nearby at Fleet Street Car Park. The property is located in a lively area of Dublin city; lots of nightlife nearby.

    A contribution towards light and heat is applied to all bookings.   As a not for profit organisation, this fee makes a significant contribution to energy costs.   It is our aim to reduce our energy consumption at all self catering properties and encourage guests to reuse, reduce, recycle.

    This property is approved to Fáilte Ireland standards

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  • history

    The Story of Eustace Street and No.25 Eustace Street

    Eustace Street has a rich and varied history, famous as much for its religious nature as for its bawdy houses and bars since the 17th century.  Both Quakers and Presbyterians have a presence in Eustace Street.  The Society of Friends Meeting House, almost directly opposite No.25, has served the Quaker population that settled in the Sycamore Street locality 200 years ago.  The old Presbyterian School (now the children's centre, 'The Ark') was established in 1715, and the church served one of the richest Presbyterian parishes in the city from 1685.

    On the façade of the Friends Meeting House is a plaque commemorating the first meeting at this house, which is presumed to be the site of the Eagle Tavern, of the United Irishmen, prior to the 1798 Rebellion.

    Eustace Street was at the centre of a vibrantly theatrical area, which included Crow Street Theatre, The Smock Alley Theatre and Aungier Street Theatre.

    No. 25 was built around 1720. Despite its potentially risqué past, it was, by 1830, the respectable home of J.D. Williams & Co., Woollen Merchants, and thereafter in 1841 the counting house of W.T. Meyler & Co. Merchants.  By 1845 Patrick Costelloe, Merchant Tailor, shared No. 25 with a junior solicitor called William Bloomfield, who continued to have premises here until 1890, 45 years later.  During his tenancy, Bloomfield cohabited with up to at least 8 other solicitors at any given time.

    One of the solicitors who worked from No. 25 from 1876-1879 was Standish O'Grady, the man that Yeats dubbed 'the Father of the Irish Revival'.  Standish O'Grady began his magnum opus "O'Grady's History of Ireland" (1878-1880) while he was working here.

  • visitor book

    "Feel very privileged to have stayed here, it makes me feel that I am doing more than just visiting Dublin. I feel connected to the past. Loved the warm comfortable beds."

    The Gillen Family, England

    "The visit to this wonderful land has been just that, WONDERFUL!! The house has just been great to stay in. Many thanks for a wonderful time, not to forget Shirley who on our arrival welcomed us with warmth and a smile, a very rare thing these days."

    Aidan & Janice, New York

    "Thank you for this special haven of peace in the middle of mad, marvellous Dublin."

    Maggie, England

  • Nearby: Shop: 100 mtrs; Restaurant: 500 mtrs; Olympia Theatre 250 mtrs.

    Loc8: NP6-90-B53
    GPS: 53.344624 , -6.264707

  • Can I bring a dog?

    No. This is a city property and unfortunately its location makes it unsuitable for dogs.

     

    Is linen supplied?

    Yes – all beds are prepared and ready for your arrival.

     

    Is there an open fire?

    There is no open fire at the Georgian Townhouse.

     

    Do I need a car to get here?

    The property is located in Dublin so is well served by public tranport and all facilities such as shops, restaurants etc, are in walking distance.

     

    How do I get the keys?

    When you complete your booking, you will receive an email giving you information about arranging access for your arrival date.

     

    Can I arrive early?

    Only by special arrangement with the bookings office and agreement of the local House Manager.  A charge is made if you are requesting a morning arrival, as this means we cannot take a booking for the night before your arrival date.

     

    What is the latest departure time?

    10.00am.  The House Manager will discuss arrangements for your departure on the day you arrive.

     

    How far to the nearest town?

    This property is situated in the centre of Dublin.

     

    Is there a caterer who will come in to cook meals?

    We do not know of anyone who can go in to cook meals at this property.

     

    Is it suitable for children?

    Yes, but the accommodation is arranged over 3 floors so there are a lot of stairs.

     

    Is it suitable for older people?

    This property does not suit anyone with mobility issues.  The accommodation is  situated on the first to third floors and there is no lift.

     

    Does it have facilities for disabled people?

    No.

     

    Is it suitable for a wheelchair?

    No.

     

    Is there central heating?
    There is gas central heating with radiators throughout the house.

     

    Is the cooker electric or gas?

    There is an electric cooker

     

    Is there a shower?

    Yes  - there is a separate walk in shower in the en-suite shower room.

     

    How many bathrooms?

    2

     

    Do you supply towels and bed linen?

    Yes.  The beds will be made up on your arrival and you will be provided with a bath towel and guest towel according to the number of beds in the property.

     

    Can I get to the house by public transport?

    Yes.  You would get a train or bus to Dublin and a taxi could take you onwards from there to the Townhouse.

     

    Where is the nearest train station?

    Heuston Station and Connolly Station are the nearest large stations.

     

    Can I book for just one night?

    No.

     

    What is your minimum booking period?

    Our minimum booking period from 1st January 2017 our minimum booking period will be 2 nights.  Some Special Dates will have restrictions on number of nights and arrival date.

     

    Is there a garden at the house?

    There is a small, enclosed courtyard at the rear of the house.

     

    How many cars can I bring to the house?

    There is no parking at the Townhouse.

     

    Is there parking on site?

    No, but there are public carparks near by.

     

    Is there outdoor furniture?

    No.

     

    Is there a tv?

    No.  There is also a radio, board games, cards and plenty of books.

     

  • location

    Epic Ireland - The Journey of the Irish People

    Web: http://chq.ie/epic-ireland/

    Emailinfo@chq.ie

    Phone: (+353 1) 6736054

    Address: The chq Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland

     

    Chester Beatty Library

    Web: www.cbl.ie

    Email: info@cbl.ie

    Phone: (+353 1) 407 0750

    Address: Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, Ireland

     

    Christchurch Cathedral

    Web: www.cccdub.ie

    Email: welcome@cccdub.ie

    Phone: (+353 1) 677 8099

    Address: Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Place, Dublin 8, Ireland

     

    St. Patrick's Cathedral

    Web: www.stpatrickscathedral.ie

    Email: administrator@stpatrickscathedral.ie

    Phone: (+353 1) 453 9472 (office) OR (+353 1) 475 4817 (cathedral)

    Address: Saint Patrick's Cathedral, St. Patrick's Close, Dublin 8, Ireland

     

    Trinity College

    Web: www.tcd.ie/visitors/

    Email: webdes@tcd.ie

    Phone: (+353 1) 896 1661

    Address: Trinity College Library, College Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

     

    Dublin Castle

    Web: www.dublincastle.ie

    Email: tours@dublincastle.ie OR info@dublincastle.ie

    Phone: (+353 1) 645 8813

    Address: Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, Ireland

     

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