Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This charming detached 19th-century courtyard property have been completely renovated, retaining many original features and is attractively furnished. Located on a working farm in peaceful and tranquil surroundings, under the backdrop of the Wicklow Mountains, close to the Wicklow Way with its wonderful walks and pony trekking opportunities.
The holiday property provides an excellent base for exploring Wicklow, Wexford and historic Kilkenny. Avoca, the Ballykissangel village is 12 miles, not far is the picturesque 8th century monastic site at Glendalough, as are the spectacular gardens at Powerscourt, accessed by a beautiful mountain drive. Dublin, ideal for a day trip, the Guinness Brewery, great zoo in the Phoenix Park and all that Dublin’s fair city has to offer (park & ride the Luas at the Red Cow) is 50 miles.
The Rosslare-Dun Laoghare-Dublin Port ferries and Dublin Airport a little over an hour. Four golf courses within ½ hour, as well as fishing, and Courtown’s sandy beach 40 minutes. Three racecourses within an hour (stabling for three horses on request, together with public cross country course 0.5 miles. Rathwood Garden Centre and daytime restaurant and Rath, a Bronze Age settlement 2 miles. Shop 1 mile, pub 0.5 miles, supermarket and restaurants 5 miles.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Courtown 30 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dublin 65 km, Nearest railway: Carlow 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The lounge / diner opens out onto your private garden, patio and barbecue. The kitchen is well equipped and open plan with lounge / diner. The peat fired stove adds additional comfort along with the satelite free view channel TV in the lounge. Awake in the large and spacious double bed room wiith its spectacular sun rises over open country side under the Wicklow Mountains, it also has a TV with the major Irish channels and plenty of open wardrobe space.
|Further details outdoors|
The private garden has its own covered barbecue and equipped patio area. There is a dedicated parking area for two cars.
There is a welcome pack provided for you, milk, tea, coffee, orange juice and a starter pack for the stove, comprising of firelighters, matches and peat brickettes. Electricity and heating supplied by a €2 coin meter.
The property manager lives only a short distance away and will attend to your needs.
We welcome one pet with guests, but would require that guests do not allow pets to foul the garden area in any way, being situated in open country side, pets can be exercised close by.
The South East Ireland region
Situated in the "Sunny South East" as known through out Ireland for its mild weather, at the southerly tip of the Wicklow Mountains. The property lies in open countryside in a valley at approximately 450 ft/absl with a southerly aspect, under hill and mountain rising up to over 1500ft/absl.
Shillelagh is Irish for a walking stick, which sums up the areas natural beauty, you may need one on the Wicklow Way which passes through the area and finishes close by in the picturesque village of Clonegal. Country life in this area is still much as it was many years ago, predominately agriculture.
Four golf courses within 30 min drive, fishing on the Slaney and others close by, choose from four racecourse within easy travelling distance. We also have stabling available, public cross country course and hunting in season.