Carlow County -
Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP
House, Ballon, Co Carlow is a
house of many periods, part believed to date from the eighteenth century
or earlier, but predominantly early nineteenth century (c.1810) with
late nineteenth century additions. Comprising two storeys, the house is
of Granite construction with rendered finish. Inside the rooms provide
graceful and well proportioned accommodation benefitting from complete
restoration while retaining period charm.
location of Larah House is exceptional with wonderful views to the
Leinster, Wicklow and Blackstairs mountains, where glimpses of Wales can
be seen on a fine day. In the seventies the house became uninhabited and
remained so for a number of years only relatively recently benefiting
from restoration and extension by interior designer Helene Broderick.