House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 34km

This stunning 4 star property is located in the historic town of Maynooth in County Kildare. A three-bedroom house, it is tastefully furnished throughout. There is a large comfortable sitting room, separate dining room, well-equipped kitchen/dining area, utility room, and toilet downstairs. Relax in front of an open fire, and unwind in bright and spacious enclosed rear garden. Private parking is also provided.

This comfortable home is situated just off the M4, 1km from the north Kildare university town of Maynooth, 24km from Dublin city centre, and 33km from the Airport via direct motorway link. It is less than 10 minutes' walk from both bus and rail connections to the city.

Maynooth is a beautiful town with many country pursuits for the visitor – As well as enjoying the buzz of a genuinely lively town visitors can indulge in excellent shopping on Main Street and in Manor Mills, including several exclusive boutiques. Maynooth has a range of cafés and restaurants, covering Chinese, Thai, Indian, Italian and Irish cuisine, while the numerous local taverns offer quality pub food. Most pubs have music nights featuring piano and traditional music.

There are pleasant walks in Maynooth and its environs. Visitors can stroll in the extensive parkland of Maynooth universityt south campus where there are magnificent gardens on view. Carton Walk off the east end of Main Street takes you to the perimeter of the Montgomerie Course in Carton House. A walk along the Royal Canal, towards either Leixlip or Kilcock, is also recommended.

The National Science Museum is located on the Maynooth university south campus and features in particular items associated with the renowned Nicholas Callan, his most notable invention being the electric coil.

For fishing enthusiasts Maynooth Fisheries, on the outskirts of the town on the Dunboyne Road, boasts four lakes and two rivers.

Around Maynooth

Just a few minutes' drive from the Maynooths main street Carton House is set in magnificent grounds that feature two championship golf courses – the Montgomerie and the O'Meara – as well as extensive walks and a new hotel and restaurant. The K Club, host to the Ryder Cup in 2006, is in Straffan, just 8km from Maynooth. Numerous other golf courses, including Knockanally, Rathcore, Millicent and Killeen, are within easy reach.

Straffan Butterfly Farm is open daily for three months from 1 June each year. Also in Straffan are the Steam Museum and Lodge Park Walled Garden.

Kildare is famed for its horses and Maynooth is surrounded by some of the finest stud farms. Copperalley Equestrian Centre is just a few km north of Maynooth and is one of several within easy reach of the town.

Beyond Maynooth

Maynooth and its environs offer much – golf in two of the most renowned courses in Ireland (Carton House and the K Club), walks along the Royal Canal, fishing. Maynooth is in the heart of horse territory, surrounded by world-famous stud farms and numerous equestrian centres. For horse-racing fans the Curragh, Punchestown, Naas and Fairyhouse are all within a 30-minute drive. For the car racing enthusiast we have Mondello Park near the village of Caragh. Not much further afield are the historical treasures of the Boyne Valley and Glendalough. And, of course, Dublin and its myriad attractions are within easy reach.

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Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portmarnock 34 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dublin 30 km, Nearest railway: Maynooth 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The East Ireland region

Just a few minutes' drive from the Maynooths main street Carton House is set in magnificent grounds that feature two championship golf courses – the Montgomerie and the O'Meara – as well as extensive walks and a new hotel and restaurant. The K Club, host to the Ryder Cup in 2006, is in Straffan, just 8km from Maynooth. Numerous other golf courses, including Knockanally, Rathcore, Millicent and Killeen, are within easy reach.

Straffan Butterfly Farm is open daily for three months from 1 June each year. Also in Straffan are the Steam Museum and Lodge Park Walled Garden.

Castletown House, the finest Palladian mansion in Ireland, is located in Celbridge, less than 7km from Maynooth.

12km west of Maynooth is Donadea Forest Park, the old Aylmer family estate, with a network of delightful walks traced across over 240 hectares of mixed woodland.

Kildare is famed for its horses and Maynooth is surrounded by some of the finest stud farms. Copperalley Equestrian Centre is just a few km north of Maynooth and is one of several within easy reach of the town.

Beyond Maynooth

Maynooth and its environs offer much – golf in two of the most renowned courses in Ireland (Carton House and the K Club), walks along the Royal Canal, fishing. Maynooth is in the heart of horse territory, surrounded by world-famous stud farms and numerous equestrian centres. For horse-racing fans the Curragh, Punchestown, Naas and Fairyhouse are all within a 30-minute drive. For the car racing enthusiast we have Mondello Park near the village of Caragh. Not much further afield are the historical treasures of the Boyne Valley and Glendalough. And, of course, Dublin and its myriad attractions are within easy reach.

Maynooth

Maynooth is a beautiful town with many country pursuits for the visitor –

As well as enjoying the buzz of a genuinely lively town visitors can indulge in excellent shopping on Main Street and in Manor Mills, including several exclusive boutiques. Maynooth has a range of cafés and restaurants, covering Chinese, Thai, Indian, Italian and Irish cuisine, while the numerous local taverns offer quality pub food. Most pubs have music nights featuring piano and traditional music.

There are pleasant walks in Maynooth and its environs. Visitors can stroll in the extensive parkland of Maynooth university south campus where there are magnificent gardens on view. Carton Walk off the east end of Main Street takes you to the perimeter of the Montgomerie Course in Carton House. A walk along the Royal Canal, towards either Leixlip or Kilcock, is also recommended.

The National Science Museum is located on the Maynooth university south campus and features in particular items associated with the renowned Nicholas Callan, his most notable invention being the electric coil.

The College Chapel on the south campus is a must for all visitors. From the floor mosaics and carved wooden stalls to the Rose Window and the canvas medallions adorning the ceiling the experience is sublime.

For fishing enthusiasts Maynooth Fisheries, on the outskirts of the town on the Dunboyne Road, boasts four lakes and two rivers.