- Client: Alan Maloney
- Architect: David O’Malley Architects
- Quantity Surveyor: AKC
- Duration: April 2005 - June 2006
- Contract value: €20.6M
This project consisted of the refurbishment of an existing protected manor house, dating from 1876, into a small exclusive hotel of luxurious suites and a 2,000m² hotel extension to the rear, which included function and leisure facilities.
The project also included the construction of 45 no. houses at three different locations within the estate’s grounds:
- 12 stone clad “Woodland Cabins” nestled into a clearance in the woods
- 17 “Lakeside Lodges” on the banks of the estate’s private lake
- 16 no. “Courtyard Cottages” built in the traditional courtyard style with a mix of single and two storey houses
- Restoration to all cornices, capitals & dado rails
- Removal, fireproofing and reinstatement of all timber floors to their original state.
- All plumbing & electrics upgraded in sympathy with the original building.
- Works to an internal stone structure, to repair and reinstate.
- The external stonework of the building was repaired, cleaned and capped.
- The existing slates were removed, where required the roof timbers were treated and repaired, and it was re-roofed with felt, battens and natural slate, complete with lead valleys, counterflashings and rainwater installation.
- The attic space was then converted from storage to living quarters and offices for the newly refurbished hotel.
- New stone copings, cills, windows, lintols and door surrounds were applied to the old building and the extension to match the old building.