Saturday 10 October 2015

Straffan House at the K Club - for rent at €20k a night (Butler included)

Published 18/05/2014 | 17:55

Straffan House - K Club
Straffan House - K Club
Straffan House - K Club
A sitting room in Staffan House at the K Club
Master bedroom in Straffan House at the K Club
The dining room in Straffan House at the K Club
Reception area in Straffan House, the K Club
Main sitting room in Straffan House at the K Club

Got €20,000 to spare?

If so, you can live like a king - for one night only.

Straffan House - belonging to Irish businessman Michael Smurfit - is available for rent.

And it looks like it would be an unforgettable experience.

The ten bedroom mansion has a summer rental rate of €20,000 - but you'll get it for €2,000 less during the winter.

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Straffan House

But it's not the just property and surrounds you'll be paying for - your own private cheft and a dedicated service team will also be at your disposal.

The mansion - located on the same grounds as the K Club - has it's own spa, swimming pool with a swim-up bar, cinema and a thermostatically-controlled wine cellar.

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Swimming pool with swim-up bar

The rental has been lauded by

"Upon requests, guests can even take advantage of a butler who can unpack for you and store your suitcase in the luggage room," the website notes.

"Unlimited use of the Arnold Palmer designed championship golf courses, access to K Spa, and complimentary fishing on the River Liffey are also offered to guests."

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Drawing room in Straffan House

Each of the ten bedrooms are en-suite.

The house was built in the mid-2000s and was modelled on the original Straffan House, which dates back to the 1830s and is now part of the K Club hotel.

Mr Smurfit stays in the mansion while on visits home.

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Sitting room in Straffan House

The property is featured on a number of American websites aimed at the wealthy.

Parties interested are advised to call a number listed on the website to discuss rates.

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Master bedroom at Straffan House

Irish Independent

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