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The Interior Of This Irish Church On Airbnb Is Beyond Surprising

By Sarah

March 5, 2018 at 1:34pm


Looking for a romantic setting for a weekend away? 

Well, look no further than this... church. 

Yes. You heard me. Church. 

But not just any church - a stunning, modern, renovated church that lies on the outskirts of Galway City. 

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The room is €140 per night and has both a king size double bed and a single bed. 

The church is within easy reach of Connemara, The Burren and Cliffs of Moher. 

A protected building and national monument, Bookeen Hall is a former Church of Ireland Chapel built in 1820. Part of the Dunsandle estate, the church was used for services by the estate’s Church of Ireland congregation. Built in stone, the rectangular hall with its large gothic windows and solid bell-tower can be seen across fields and woodland, making it a distinctive and well known local landmark.

It was deconsecrated in 1920 and 200 years after it was built it was given a new lease of life and converted into a two bedroom home.

Inside the interiors are bright, open and contemporary. The church is comprised of a large open plan living/dining room and two bedrooms. The guest bedroom available to visitors has access to its own bell tower/reading room with great views of the surrounding countryside and private bathroom complete with claw-foot bathtub. 

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The best part?

This beautiful doggy that will accompany you during your stay. 

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Check out the full gorge listing here.

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