Kells holiday cottage to let with beach/lake nearby, internet access and walking and fireplace

Enchanting Mill Cottage

from £94 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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9 reviews

from £94 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 1803861

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 56 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Welcome to the other Kells, in the county of Kilkenny; our thatched cottage is located opposite the King's river in the quaint village of Kells, Co. Kilkenny. This lovingly restored thatch-roofed Mill Cottage is nestled in an area of great natural beauty and unique archaeological heritage. Originally built in the late 18th century by a local entrepreneurial family, the Mill Cottage was the Mullins family ancestral home. Today the charming thatched cottage has been sympathetically refurbished and restored to recreate old world charm, with a modern twist. The house is surrounded by lovely gardens nurtured by the previous and present owners and resulting in a peaceful and visually stunning landscape.

Welcome to the other Kells, in the county of Kilkenny; our thatched cottage is located opposite the King's river in the quaint village of Kells, Co. Kilkenny. This lovingly restored thatch-roofed Mill Cottage is nestled in an area of great natural beauty and unique archaeological heritage. Originally built in the late 18th century by a local entrepreneurial family, the Mill Cottage was the Mullins family ancestral home. Today the charming thatched cottage has been sympathetically refurbished and restored to recreate old world charm, with a modern twist. The house is surrounded by lovely gardens nurtured by the previous and present owners and resulting in a peaceful and visually stunning landscape.

Kells is a beautiful rural Irish village surrounded by rolling fields leading down to the lively Kings River. With numerous historic buildings, the music and craic in local pubs, as well as local shops and other amenities, Kells is a pleasant place to take a break and relax as well as visiting nearby places of interest, such as Kilkenny, Thomastown, Graiguenamanagh and Inistioge. Walking in and around Kells village is peaceful and full of discoveries. A 12th century Augustinian Priory adjacent to the Mill Cottage is one the most magnificent medieval monuments in Ireland. Kilree, an old religious site with an impressive round tower, high cross and ancient church, is a pleasant 1.5km walk from the village center. There are also a number of activity trails throughout the county and can be found by searching local websites.

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The Province of Leinster region

Located just 13km from Thomastown and Kilkenny city, the Mill Cottage is within easy reach of amenities such as restaurants, pubs, shopping, and transport, including train stations in both Thomastown and Kilkenny city. The county also boasts outdoor activities such as golfing in the nearby Mount Juliet Hotel grounds, scenic fishing spots along Kings River and River Nore, and various other attractions (Kilkenny Castle, Black Abbey, Jerpoint Abbey and Dunmore Caves). The newly built motorway from Dublin is 3km from Kells Village which is ideal for traveling throughout the entire sunny southeast of Ireland.

Kilkenny: The mediaeval capital of Ireland as well as home to Ireland's crafts industries and famous festivals – Rhythm and Roots Weekend (May bank holiday weekend), the Cats Laughs Festival (June bank holiday weekend), Thomastown Traditional Irish Music weekend (August bank holiday weekend), Kilkenny Arts Festival (August 2014).

Some of Ireland's finest studio workshops are located in the scenic valley of the River Nore. The Craft Trail is perhaps the best way to sample each artist and their workshops, which are easily found in Kilkenny city, Bennettsbridge, Thomastown and Inistioge. Information on The Craft Trail is available at the cottage.

Kells

Kells is a beautiful rural Irish village surrounded by rolling fields leading down to the lively Kings River. With numerous historic buildings, the music and craic in local pubs, as well as local shops and other amenities, Kells is a pleasant place to take a break and relax as well as visiting nearby places of interest, such as Kilkenny, Thomastown, Graiguenamanagh and Inistioge. Walking in and around Kells village is peaceful and full of discoveries. A 12th century Augustinian Priory adjacent to the Mill Cottage is one the most magnificent medieval monuments in Ireland. Kilree, an old religious site with an impressive round tower, high cross and ancient church, is a pleasant 1.5km walk from the village center. There are also a number of activity trails throughout the county and can be found by searching local websites.

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 family bathrooms

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy

About the owner

Jadzia K
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated:
09 Feb 2016

Languages spoken: English

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“Perfect self-catering cottage in enchanting spot”

Reviewed 29 Jul 2014

We loved staying in this thatched 2-bedroom 1-storey cottage near the ancient ruins at Kells, near Kilkenny - so much so that we came back for an extra night before our return to the airport in Waterford. It is surrounded by the owners' exceptionally pretty garden but inside is so pretty too - very comfortable, clean and well-equipped and really felt like a home-from-home. The owners went out of their way to be welcoming and helpful. We enjoyed a pint in Shirleys, the local bar, and the abbey ruins on the edge of the village are a short walk away. Highly recommend.

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