THE HOUSE

First built in 1725, Ballintubbert house is a fine example of early Georgian domestic architecture. The original settlement dates back to 1540


The house has wonderful literary & theatrical associations

Sir John Hurt

During the 90s Ballintubbert was owned by highly acclaimed English actor Sir John Hurt CBE whose cinematic career has spanned six decades

Sebastian Shaw

In the 1940s & 50s the house was owned by film & stage actor Sebastian Shaw who famously starred as Anakin Skywalker’s second-self Darth Vader in Star Wars Return of the Jedi

C. Day–Lewis

Famous poet C. Day–Lewis, ultimately poet laureate & father of actor Daniel Day–Lewis, was born in the house in 1904

Day–Lewis returned to the house in the 60s, resulting in his poem The House Where I Was Born

Archives reveal that pilgrimages were made to Ballintubbert for the beneficial water.
Today Ballintubbert is blessed to have this delicious, pure & mineral rich, alkaline water through all her taps & feeding all her gardens