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Beautiful Restored 19th Century Gothic Church

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Beautiful Restored 19th Century Gothic Church

6 guests2 bedrooms2 beds2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the castle to yourself.
Sparkling clean
14 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Carmel is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Guilcagh Church is approached up a long avenue of mature lime trees.
Enter into a different world through the iron gated double doors where surprises lurk around every corner.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed



108 reviews
Stylish space
Quick responses
Outstanding hospitality
Karen User Profile
November 2019
The renovated church is quirky and quaint! From the chandileres to the original church features. Its warm and cosy. Hosts were exceptional!
Bas User Profile
August 2019
This is one of the most unique accommodation experiences I have ever had. It is a beautifully restored location and the amount of effort and love that went into it is evident! From the moment you walk in, the beautiful decoration, lighting, and a lit fireplace, makes you feel…
Vicki User Profile
August 2019
Carmel and family have done an excellent job restoring this church into a beautiful accommodation. The reclamation of old materials to bring new details is wonderful. Communication with Carmel was great before and during the stay. A car/ bike is needed as Dungarvan is 30 mins…
Jimmy User Profile
August 2019
Carmel and Liam, thank you for an unforgettable stay, it was a location we won't forget! Your local tips were very helpful. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend your place to friends and we will probably come back in the future! Cheers
Grainne User Profile
August 2019
from the second we turned in off the road the Church and surroundings took our breath away. There is such a beautiful sense of peace in the place. inside the Church was so beautifully decorated and we felt so welcome straight away. we spent 3 night s in this beautiful place …
Andrea&Tara User Profile
June 2019
Very unique property and outstanding host. Lovely cozy stove, very comfy beds and amazing atmosphere
Merv User Profile
April 2019
This is a very unique place to stay, and is warm, cosy and fun. Bring a small music speaker with you, the acoustics in the building are amazing. You'll have to drive / cycle to everywhere, but it's worth it. Very quiet at night, we slept great.

Hosted by Carmel

Waterford, IrelandJoined in July 2017
Carmel User Profile
132 Reviews
Carmel is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
Liam and Carmel live only a 100 meters away and are available for information, and any other help that may be required.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 10AM
After 3PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events