Blackberry Cottage is one of a pair of beautiful, newly built detached cottages with quality fittings and furnishings. Both cottages are available and very similar in design. The other cottage is called Primrose and is listed separately ( ref 413645 ).There are 3 bedrooms 2 with en-suites and a separate family bathroom. A comfortable open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area creates a spacious and light interior. Kitchen equipment etc for self catering to the best standard. A cosy open fire and full central heating ensure comfort all year round.We also have a travel cot, high chair and baby bouncer for baby up to 6 mths and small collection of baby toys, plus board games and DVDs for older children.The tranquil location of these cottages provides privacy without remoteness. Found situated approx 1 mile from the magnificent Lough Derg, Ireland's second largest lake with shores in Clare, Galway and N. Tipperary. The area attracts water sports enthusiasts and there are numerous quays dotted along less than 1 mile away which include Coolbawn Quay, the popular wedding venue and spa.Fishing is popular along the Shannon and lake. Private angling and boating are available locally. Canoes and buoyancy aids can be made available for the use of our guests at our own discretion i.e to experienced canoeists.Hikers and walkers enjoy exploring the local Cominchas Forest and numerous winding country lanes. Nenagh, the historic local town is 10 miles away with a choice of eateries, a variety of shops, local arts centre and cinema. The local village of Kilbarron is 5 minutes away by car where you will find Hannigan's shop and pub.Nenagh is also home to the highly recommended and beautifully landscaped Nenagh Golf Club. 15 mins drive away is Portumna which boasts a range of activities including water sports, golf, horse riding and go-karting.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 2 en suites|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Galway Bay 85 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Shannon 87 km, Nearest railway: Nenagh 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (4), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Limerick city at just under 1 hours drive away is the historic home of King John's Castle which is a must see for anyone interested in the history of Ireland. There are regular guided tours, a video describing the history and a shop to purchase souvenirs and preserves. The added advantage of visiting the castle is that it is located conveniently to take a look at Limerick city itself and enjoy the variety of shops, restaurants and traditional pubs.
Another historical experience is the Bunratty Folk Park just outside Limerick. The most complete medieval fortress in Ireland and where 19th century life is recreated. This is a great day out and one to include on the list.
Galway city is just over an hour away and it is a very lively and vibrant city, famous for its music which is evident throughout ! There are some great shops, with specialities including Connemara woollen goods and celtic jewellery. Don't miss the regular artisan craft and food street market on Saturdays.
There are many other places of interest more locally such as Terryglass, Portumna and Dromineer all of which are on the lake shore and many water sports are available from these with Portumna offering a wider range of facilities such as golf.
There are many festivals and events throughout the year in this region ranging from horse racing and the oyster festival at Galway to the annual Terryglass arts festival. Dromineer hosts numerous yacht and boating events.
There is a wealth of information available on the internet to get the most out of your holiday in Tipperary unless you simply want a peaceful retreat in the heart of the gorgeous countryside - the choice is yours !
10 miles away is the historic market town of Nenagh. The Anglo-Norman castle has been recently restored and well worth visiting together with the Nenagh Heritage museum found in the former county gaol.
View Trip Advisor for further info on this, Nenagh Walking Tour as well as other places of interest.
Take a walk up Kenyon St for a shopping expedition. Enjoy the many cafes and try the local restaurants, or bar hop along it's interesting pubs and finish off with a trip to the cinema.Look at for plays etc performed at the local Arts Centre.
Golfers may like to try Nenagh Golf Course.
Don't miss the weekly Country Market held every Friday 8am - 1.30pm, where you can discover locally produced jams, chutneys, vegetables and flowers as well as home baked treats for you to try!
Nenagh is a large town with all the amenities you would expect to find such as banks and supermarkets.