Monday, March 5, 2018

Ballyfin Hotel

 

Available now on Amazon Prime is Ballyfin: Portrait of an Irish Country House.  A 54 minutes film about the rise,fall and rebirth of the historical and breath taking Ballyfin Estate.  


The 19th century Neo-classical architecture was built in the 1820 for Sir Charles Henry Coote, 9th Baronet.  Irish architect Richard Morrison and his son William designed this Regency mansion .

Library

After a lengthy restoration the property has become a 5 star hotel.  It opened in 2011.

Salon Reception Room

Sir Christopher Coote Suite


Wellesley-Pole Suite


There are only 20 bedrooms on the property. Each has its own character.

Lady Caroline Coot Suite

Check out this wallpaper.  You will learn from the documentary that it is a trumpe l'oeil paper that creates the illusion of hanging fabric.