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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Old Forge I & II

Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Silvermines is an award winning rural village, set at the foot of the Silvermines mountains. Ideal for larger parties who like there own space, the accommodation comprises of a cottage and an apartment which is on the 2nd and 3rd floor with a balcony and amazing views and a 4 double bedroom stone house, . ( Price listed is for only one of the 2 bedroom cottages. Please message me for availability as the calender only serves one of the cottages) Both offer the same comforts. In both of the cottage and apartment, there are two spacious double bedrooms,queen size beds that can be separated to form single 3ft beds, both with en suite shower rooms and underfloor heating. The living rooms have very comfy sofas, a 42" smart TV, docking station, a log burner and dining area for 6 . The kitchen has all the appliances you need and granite worktops. There is full central heating throughout and all service water is supplied via a rainwater harvesting system. There is a courtyard and landscaped garden, with beautiful flora to attract wildlife, also there are fruit trees and an organic vegetable patch, from which you can pick your vegetables and fruit for a complimentary meal.

For laundry, there is a boot room containing washing machines, tumble dryers, heated drying racks, a sink, a hosing down area, and a long bench for changing out of your gear after a days adventure.

The accommodation has been awarded 4 stars by Failte Ireland, and is luxurious. It offers all that is required for active holiday. Close by there are many loop walks, biking trails, horse riding ,golf, swimming baths with a skate park, and a play area. Lough Derg, which is a 20 minute drive away, has some of the best fishing in Ireland, sailing, water skiing and all other water sports. Silvermines is a quiet and sleepy village, wrapped in a mountain back drop, and is also perfect for getting away from it all. You can relax in front of the log burner, read, paint or stroll along the river. There is a village pub and shop for groceries on your door step, yet Nenagh market town is only a 10 minute drive for all the pubs, coffee shops, restaurants, supermarkets and boutiques. There is a farmers market. and country market for all your home made preserves and artisan breads , a Norman castle,genealogy and heritage center.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Killkee
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dublin and Shannon, Nearest railway: Nenagh and coach station
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites
Furniture Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

The Limerick/Tipperary region

Tipperary has many way marked looped walking and cycling trails, have a look at . location Tipperary

Only 30 minutes drive there is the best mountain bike forest in Ireland in the ballyhoura mountains,check out utube video.

Nenagh equestrian center is 10 minutes drive and holds up to 25 horses, trecks , beach rides and jumping.

Lough derg is beautiful and has the best fishing, gillies are available to show you the best fishing spots ,also sailing, water skiing and great water side bars and restaurants.

Nenagh Golf course is 15 minutes drive also a pitch a putt is near by.

Killkee sandy beach has a fabulous dive center. The diving is amazing!

All of the activities can be arranged for you.


The Award winning village of the Silvermines is a central location for touring ,Dublin, Galway, Cork and Killkee beach are 90 minutes drive, Limerick is 30 mins drive. In the village is a pub and grocery shop and the people are very welcoming and friendly.

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Review 1-4 of 4

24 Sep 2014


"Full of charachter and beutifully appointed"

Having never heard of Silvermines was slightly dubious,boy was I wrong.Paul the owner was very welcoming and it was obvious immediately he has worked very hard to present his property to appeal, and i… More

14 Sep 2014


"A lovely refurbed old house, spacious, clean & well kitted out property"

We stayed in the large 4 bedroom house, it was fantastic! Very spacious rooms with period features, really clean and well kitted out for our every need. The shared rear yard and lawn area was great fo… More

1 Sep 2014


"Two exceptional properties"

I booked Old Forge One and Two for a family holiday to visit extended family in the Midlands. Hiring two properties was the perfect solution for travelling with three generations a which afforded ever… More

30 Jul 2014



We enjoyed every moment in this holiday home. Our host Mr. Fox was very kind and the rooms are beautifully furnished.… More

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Calendar last updated:19 Oct 2014

Based in Ireland

Languages spoken
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