Granabeg cottage is a haven for peace & tranquility, ideal touring base or for hill walkers. In the heart of the Wicklow mountains, just minutes from Wicklow National Park & Glendalough, yet it is ten minutes drive to border of Kildare, which offers Punchestown Race course, Curragh of Kildare, Japanese Gardens.
Ideal location for fishing with Kings River & blessington Lakes . Dublin is 40 minutes drive. Scenery is spectacular as cottage is on an elevated site
This is a renovated farm house cottage , which is cosy and inviting, it still retains old character but has been everything needed
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Brittas Bay 40 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dublin 50 km, Nearest railway: Sallins, Co. Kildare 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Granabeg cottage is located just one hour from Dublin City Centre, airport and ferry ports. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty with the most spectacular view.
within just a 5-minute drive to shops, restaurants and pubs.
Blessington is just ten minutes drive away. A country town with a selection of shops and three supermarkets Supervalu, Aldi & Dunnes Stores. Blessington hosts lots of restaurants, pubs, a chemist, take-away's,off-licence, banks and an excellent award winning family owned craft butchers John Crimmins. The West Wicklow pub has been running a traditional Irish Ceili night for the past 20 years on a Wednesday night.
Hollywood village is just a 5 min drive and it has two traditional Irish country pubs Tutty's and The Hollywood Inn. Hollywood has great traditional music in the pubs. The Hollywood Inn offers lovely bar food a a reasonable price. Ballymore Eustace village is just 10 mins drive away. The Ballymore Inn has won the Féile Bia Food 2007 award its fine food and offers music on a Saturday night.
Excellent facilities nearby for golfing (Tulfarris Golf Resort or Rathsallagh Golf Course) or fishing for trout or pike (bring along your fishing rod) or horse riding or simply just a farm walk on site.
Within one hour drive to Dublin City. Travel to Tallaght and take the Luas Light Rail to City Centre - Excellent as the Luas departs every five minutes from City West.
For thousands of years people have been drawn to 'the valley of the two lakes' for its spectacular scenery, rich history, archaeology and abundant wildlife.
Glendalough is a remarkable place that will still your mind, inspire your heart and fill your soul.
Glendalough has long been an area renowned for its natural beauty and history and it is one of the most visited places in Ireland.
The Glendalough Valley is located in the Wicklow Mountains National Park and has many attractions to entice, entertain and enthral visitors, from its world famous Monastic Site with Round Tower to its scenic lakes and valleys, as well as a selection of walks and trails in the area including The Wicklow Way.
Today, Glendalough and the surrounding area has everything to offer the modern visitor with great places to eat as well as a host of other activities to suit both the independent traveller and the whole family.
Depart airport following signs for Dublin/M1/M50.
After approx 1.5 miles , exit M1 onto M50. This will take you to the South-western outskirts of city in roughtly 20 minutes. Be prepared for a toll-bridge on the way, so have some euros ready.
Leave the M50 at Junction 11 approx 15 miles /25km from the airport onto the N81 to Tallaght. Bypass Tallaght and head for Blessington. Pass through Blessington on the Baltinglass road and 6miles from Blessington you will see the petrol station on the left at a Cross roads. Turn left here onto the R756 Glendalough road . Pass through Hollywood village and up the Glendalough road. About 4 miles from Hollywood you will pass over the Kings River Bridge, continue on and take the second turn left, up a by-road L8353. About 1/4 mile up this road, turn to the left, down an avenue, you will see the cottage