from £52 / night help Price for guests, Nights

Teach Carraig – Home 506159 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Teach Carraig is gaelic for rock house and is an outhouse/barn converted in 2013 to a stone cottage. Nestling in the hills above the Arigle river in rural Kilkenny, it is a haven of tranquillity with a beautiful valley view . This cottage combines a classic rustic structure with internal 4 star comfort renovated to a high standard. The cosy and comfortable interior, which includes a wood burning stove,has charm tastefully combined with modern comfort. The cottage is situated 5 miles from the Norman town of Thomastown, within 5 miles of picturesque Inistioge, within 25 minutes drive of both Waterford and Kilkenny and just 8 miles from the M9 Motorway . It is perfectly positioned for exploring the sunny south east of Ireland. Dublin and Cork are within 2 hours and Rosslare within 50 minutes.

Ideal for families and family activities, guests who want to bring up to 2 pets, anglers, walkers, heritage seekers, festival goers, garden enthusiasts, golfers, cyclists, craft, culture and

Teach Carraig is gaelic for rock house and is an outhouse/barn converted in 2013 to a stone cottage. Nestling in the hills above the Arigle river in rural Kilkenny, it is a haven of tranquillity with a beautiful valley view . This cottage combines a classic rustic structure with internal 4 star comfort renovated to a high standard. The cosy and comfortable interior, which includes a wood burning stove,has charm tastefully combined with modern comfort. The cottage is situated 5 miles from the Norman town of Thomastown, within 5 miles of picturesque Inistioge, within 25 minutes drive of both Waterford and Kilkenny and just 8 miles from the M9 Motorway . It is perfectly positioned for exploring the sunny south east of Ireland. Dublin and Cork are within 2 hours and Rosslare within 50 minutes.

Ideal for families and family activities, guests who want to bring up to 2 pets, anglers, walkers, heritage seekers, festival goers, garden enthusiasts, golfers, cyclists, craft, culture and food enthusiasts. Ideal for anyone wanting to get away from it all in an idyllic rural setting or Kilkenny city is within reach for those wanting a bit more buzz. Sleeping accommodation for 4 guests in configuration of king size bed, two singles or double (as chosen by guests). One bedroom is downstairs with a wet room nearby and suitable for less mobile guests, but has some 4 steps within the ground floor. The king size bedroom is upstairs with bathroom (with bath) nearby. Garden partially closed off, with one side being the drive in from owners property.

Children are catered for including all equipment for younger ones to dvd & wi-fi for older children. 2 pets allowed. Private parking for 2 cars. Transport to and from Thomastown can be provided for up to 3 nights of your stay up until midnight at a nominal price. Babysitting can be provided at a reasonable rate up until midnight. We can help with itinerary planning in advance so as you don't have to. Adjoining owners' farmhouse, who are available to provide all help and support needed by our guests.

Location description from owner

The Province of Leinster region

The cottage is located in the heart of rural Kilkenny providing an oasis of tranquillity for our guests. It provides a commanding view of the rolling fields of the Arigle valley and surrounding hills and mountains. It is sufficiently close to Waterford and Kilkenny to provide medieval heritage, culture, activities and shopping for crafts, food and evenings entertainment in narrow historic streets. It is a perfect base from which to explore the sunny south east for families and enthusiasts of walking, angling, cycling, heritage, food, crafts and music.

There are many heritage sites in the south east including nearby Jerpoint Abbey, Kilkenny Castle, Heritage Park Wexford, Cathedrals, Dunbrody Famine Ship New Ross, Rock of Cashel Tipperary to delve into history. Garden enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with nearby Woodstock (Inistioge), nearby Kilfane Glen, nearby Mount Juliet, Johnstown Castle gardens Wexford, Kennedy Aboretum New Ross.

A varied selection of family activities are on offer in the south east including Hook Lighthouse, Castlecomer Park with tree top walking, nearby Kiltorcan karting, Dunmore caves, Gowran reptile zoo, pitch & putt, tennis, horse riding and kayaking.

Racing in Gowran park is popular in the region. A selection of golf courses are available to choose from. Angling is well established with licenses available for visitors in Thomastown. Walkers will struggle to choose between the many routes on offer in the region, within a 15 mile radius. Food & craft enthusiasts can choose from farmers markets, crafts centres, nearby Nicholas Mosse pottery, nearby Jerpoint Glass & nearby Karen Morgan porcelain.

Thomastown

The cottage is situated 5 miles from Norman town of Thomastown, within 5 miles of picturesque Inistioge, within 25 minutes drive of both Waterford and Kilkenny and just 8 miles from the M9 Motorway . It is perfectly positioned for exploring the sunny south east of Ireland. Dublin and Cork are within 2 hours and Rosslare within 50 minutes.

The main festivals are Cats Laughs a comedy festival June bank holiday ; Kilkenny Arts Festival in August a mixture of the arts music, poetry, film and performance workshops; Kilkenomics Kilkenny October an unusual combination of comedy and economics that really works; Savour Kilkenny October the festival for the food enthusiast, Trad Festival August Thomastown- traditional Irish music; Kilkenny Walking festival throughout April and May.

With so much on offer the owners are on hand to help you plan an itinerary in advance so that you can spend you holiday doing rather than researching.

More Less

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • 2 Cots available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • 2 Family bathrooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

More Less

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

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

About the owner

Carol M.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
20 May 2017
Years listed:
3
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 13 Jun 2013. Located in Kilkenny, it has 29 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £216 to £388.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 20 May 2017.

Map

Map and how to get there

Map

Guest reviews

Excellent – based on 29 reviews Excellent
29 reviews

Write a review

Excellent
28
Very Good
1
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0
Write a review

“Fantastic, golden nugget holiday find, luxurious and great location.”

Reviewed 14 Jul 2013

Firstly the photos don't do the property justice there the upstairs part with bedroom and bathroom are not shown. Also the beautiful views of the valley and meadow next door not shown. The walk-in shower was brilliant after a hard day at beach. The owners were friendly and very helpful. Examples included allowing us to check in after 11.00pm as we spent afternoon and mid evening in Dublin. Thank you Carol for meeting us when we were unsure of where to go in the dark. The location allowed us to explore the beaches on the copper coast south of Waterford. We will definitely return.

Review 1-10 of 29

Build your perfect trip, with Holiday Lettings & TripAdvisor

Book with confidence

Pay online to be covered by Payment Protection

Real opinions, real reviews

Genuine guest feedback from 100,000+ reviews

Safe, simple, secure

When you pay online with PayPal or by credit/debit card

Quick response times

Know where you're staying within 24 hours

Also consider

Europe Holidays

445709 properties

Ireland Holidays

5345 properties

Kilkenny

37 properties

Thomastown

9 properties

Inistioge

8 properties

Graiguenamanagh

7 properties

Start a new search

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.