Where to rent perfect Irish Cottages
The dream of staying in a traditional Irish cottage has long been part of the charm of visiting Ireland. Whether the cottage is thatched or slate-roofed the vision of thatched and whitewashed Irish cottages with roses around the door and a pretty front garden is a life long dream of many visiting Ireland.
Looking for the perfect holiday cottage in Ireland can take forever. In this article, I’ve carefully selected 44 traditional Irish cottages located all over the country. From snug 2 person Irish cottages to luxurious traditional stone buildings that will sleep 6 and up these traditional Irish cottages will make all your Irish dreams come true.
44 Irish cottages to rent
The Swallow Loft
2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
The Swallow Loft accommodation offers a combination of contemporary and vernacular features and furnishings. It is bright, cozy, comfortable and spacious. The main living space is located on the first floor which is accessed through an interesting stairwell full of the barns original texture – white-washed stonewalls, liscannor stone flag floors, recycled church and shop doors all lead into a bright welcoming living space.
Large roof lights and a glass patio door lead out to a garden which is located at a higher level of ground at the back of the barn. This is very private with a small timber deck with table and chairs for relaxing in the garden… when looking out at the flowers and fruit trees its hard to believe the centre of Galway is only 2 miles away!
The kitchen is modern and bright – with good appliances including a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, and well stocked drawers with pots & pans, casseroles, cooking utensils, toaster, electric kettle and coffee press (cafetiere)- and whatever else you may need.
Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
This restored adorable, charming, romantic, relaxing are just some of the words that describe this beautiful one bedroom stone cottage.
Located just a few minutes drive from Galway city, Barna, Moycullen, and Gleno Abbey the cottage ticks all the boxes for style, design, and comfort. Whether you are looking to get away for a weekend or needing a base to explore the surrounding countryside of Galway you will not be disappointed.
Completely remodelled at the end of 2019 the cottage offers modern two tone kitchen cabinetry with all the dishware and cookware necessary, comfortable furnishings, WiFi and smart TV, bathroom with walk in shower, washer dryer, towels and linens, and double bedroom with 4ft6x6ft bed. Step outside with your morning coffee and watch the sunrise over the glorious countryside.
Sleeps 8 guests in 3 bedrooms
Molly’s cottage is situated on a quiet road less than 1 km from a beach, pub and restaurant, Padraicin’s which overlooks the bay and serves fresh fish, shellfish and meat dishes. The well-equipped kitchen is a superb space for creating delicious home-cooked meals or why not enjoy a bbq, dining al-fresco on the large decked area overlooking Clare Island from a distance.
The city of Galway is within easy reach and is bursting with culture, and is a thriving cosmopolitan hub with many festivals and events taking place throughout the year. Explore the Connemara coast and take a boat trip to the Aran Islands. Go scuba diving in Killary Fjord or marvel at the architecture of Kylemore Abbey. With so much to do, this cottage based in Furbo, Co Galway is a fantastic choice for your next Irish break.
The open plan reception kitchen area is bright and airy, the kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric oven and gas hob, dining table to seat 6, from the kitchen area you have a utility room with a door leading to the decked area. Here you will find a small table and chair with window overlooking the garden, washer / drier and microwave.
Murray’s Traditional Stone Cottage
Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Experience an authentic historical cottage based in rural Ireland. Sit back, relax and enjoy the breath-taking, green scenery that Ireland is so famous for. This stunning cottage was built in 1910 and was originally inhabited by native Irish speakers.
With three bedrooms and a sofa bed this delightful cottage can cater for all wishing to experience a break from daily life. The master bedroom has a king size bed. There is also a double bedroom and a twin room. Up to six guests at a time can relax and unwind in this idyllic country paradise. All the bedrooms overlook the garden surrounding the cottage and the hills beyond. Lose yourself for an hour at time delighting in every shade of green imaginable spreading out in all directions.
As a quiet retreat or a base to tour the west of Ireland this property is the perfect spot for both. Experience all that the West has to offer in this stunning location. This is the perfect base for sightseeing or exploring Connemara and Galway City. Or sit and watch the world go by in this stunning scene of uninterrupted views of the countryside and distant hills.
Yellow Door Cottage
Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
Detached cottage in the grounds of the owner’s house with its own private garden with adjoining wood about a mile from Lough Corrib for salmon and trout fishing. 4 miles from the attractive town of Oughterard ‘Gateway to Connemara’ with excellent shops and restaurants, pony trekking and 18 hole golf course. Well placed for exploring the spectacular scenery of Connemara with its many lakes, mountains and interesting and varied coastline. Ideal location for quiet country lane walks to the lake and nearby fifteenth century castle. Garden furniture.
Ivy Bridge Lodge (3 Bedrooms,sleeps 6)
Ivy Bridge Lodge has 3 ensuite bedrooms. 2 double and 1 twin. Bedroom 1, on ground floor, with en-suite shower and whirlpool bath. Sitting area with chaise longue and double bed. Bedroom 2 has a double bed and features an antique fireplace, walk in wardrobe and balcony.
The adjoining ensuite has a roll top bath and wooden floor. Bedroom 3 is a twin room with traditional style iron beds and ensuite shower room. The Parlour, a large room, has a victorian fireplace, baby grand piano, and bay doors opening on to a patio area. The dining/ living room is a traditional style has oak beams, stone floor, inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. T
here is a fully fitted kitchen with gas cooker, microwave and fridge. A laundry room is located at the rear of the house with washing machine and dryer. Water is heated by solar panels or oil. Wifi available.
Traditional Stone Cottage
The cottage has two bedrooms, one bathroom, an open plan living room, a wood stove, and a relaxing sauna. Located in a peaceful setting in the west of Ireland. 3 minutes from Cloughan Castle, 35 minutes from Galway city, and 5 minutes from a lively local pub.
Devilsmother Mountain Cottage
Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
Detached stone cottage, in stunning setting beside stream and beneath Devilsmother Mountain about 2½ miles from the village of Leenane, which is situated in spectacular scenery at the head of Killary Harbour. Leenane has choice of fine restaurants, pub, hotel and shops. Nearest pub 1 mile. Aashleagh Falls waterfall ¾ mile. Delphi Adventure Centre. Excellent trout and salmon fishing on the Erriff and Delphi fisheries.
Comfortably furnished and well equipped with kitchen/dining room with electric hob and oven and fridge/freezer, sitting room with timber beams and floor to ceiling open fireplace, utility room with washing machine/dryer and four bedrooms, one with a double and en suite shower and W.C. and one with two singles and stairs to two with a large double bed and en suite shower and W.C. and walk in wardrobe. Bathroom with bath and W.C. Duvets. OFCH. Dishwasher. TV (DVDs only). Radio/CD. Microwave. High chair. No smoking. No pets.
Gate Lodge Mayo
Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
Small gate lodge on quiet cul-de-sac road ¼ mile from the eastern shore of Lough Mask renowned for its trout fishing in the heart of the lovely lake district of South Mayo. Lough Carra lies 5 miles to the north and Lough Corrib 8 miles to the south. The country town of Ballinrobe is 3 miles for nearest shops, pubs and restaurants, tennis, horse riding and championship golf course. Clew Bay with its hundreds of islands and the fine Georgian town Westport (19 miles) with a wealth of amenities. Cong and Ashford Castle 8 miles. Perfect base for touring very scenic area of Connemara.
Sleeps 3, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, fold out bed
The Neale a cosy, rustic cottage 1.5 km from the centre of Neale, Mayo, in a secluded, quiet, sunny position. Lovely private natural garden, pond, bicycles available and there is parking. Shop 1.5 km, grocery 1.5 km, restaurant 1.5 km, café 1.5 km. Golf course (18 hole) 10 km, riding stable 6 km.
2-room bungalow on the ground floor perfectly suitable for 2 adults + 1 child. Comfortable and rustic furnishings: living/dining room with open-hearth fireplace. Sleeping alcove with 1 bed. 1 room with 1 double bed and open-hearth fireplace.
An Chreig Mhor, Achill Island
Sleeps 8, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
An Chreig Mhor is a charming detached cottage which is all-ground-floor and on the gorgeous Achill Island. There are three bedrooms; including a double with an en-suite shower room, a family room with a double and a single, and a triple bunk room, as well as a shared bathroom with a bath and shower over, making the property suitable to sleep eight people at one time. The cottage is also home to a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with an open fire. To the front of the property is a shared lawned area, and to the side is a private patio with furniture. The property also benefits from off-road parking for three cars. An Chreig Mhor is the perfect property for a large family gathering or a reunion with friends on the coast of Achill Island.
Amenities: Electric central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hobs, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with free to air channels and WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking for three cars. Shared lawned area and private patio with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Shop 3.4 miles, pub 1.8 miles.
The Old School House
Sleeps 8, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
The Old School House is a characterful cottage in Carrowholly near Westport. The cottage has three bedrooms – a ground floor double, a first floor double and a mezzanine level family room with twin beds and a double sofabed, which also has a TV and a sitting area with views across the bay to Croagh Patrick. There are two bathrooms, including one with a Jacuzzi bath. The kitchen leads to the dining room with woodburner, and there is a sitting room with an open fire. Outside is off road parking, and an attractive garden with furniture. The Old School House is an ideal base for exploring Westport, tackling Croagh Patrick, Walking the Achill Way or heading further afield to the Connemara National Park.
The Thatched Cottage, Drummin
Sleeps 5, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
This thatched, pet friendly cottage sleeps 5 people in the village of Drummin near to Westport and close to Clare Island in County Mayo, Ireland.
The Thatched Cottage dates back over 200 years and provides compact, unfussy but comfortable accommodation. This traditional style Irish cottage is situated on the outskirts of the rural hamlet of Drummin just 10 miles from Westport in County Mayo. The accommodation has a number of charmingly quirky features including sloping floors, low doorframes and a traditional Irish fireplace with wood burner. The Thatched Cottage has an open plan living area, family bedroom and one smaller bedroom and a lawned garden with seating where you can relax and enjoy beautiful views of the nearby mountains.
Castlebar Thatched Cottage
Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms 1 bathroom
Traditional Thatched cottage with lovely garden and outstanding views. Rustically and comfortably furnished. satellite TV, radio. open fireplace, central heating. washing machine. sunroom, backyard, patio. outdoor furniture. parking space.
Katie Ann’s Cottage (close to beach)
Escape away to Katie Ann’s Cottage, nestled along the magnificent Sligo coast of the Wild Atlantic Way. This 150-year-old cottage has a large cozy open stone fire, 2 bedrooms, beautiful gardens, and a converted stone barn BBQ area. A 10-minute walk from the Atlantic Ocean, 1.5km from Dunmoran Strand, under a 10-minute drive from Beach Bar, Aughris (thatched restaurant). World-renowned surfing beaches at Easkey (19km) & Strandhill (27km), both under 30 mins by car.
The Old Byre
This detached cottage rests in the townland of Rathbraughan near Sligo town in County Sligo and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
The Old Byre is a detached converted coach house found next to the owner’s property in Rathbraughan near Sligo Town in County Sligo. Hosting two bedrooms including a double room on a mezzanine level and a ground-floor bunk room, along with a shower room, this property can sleep up to four guests. An open-plan living space holds the kitchen, dining area and the sitting area with a woodburning stove, while outside there is a garden with a gravelled area, patio and lawn area with seating as well as ample off-road parking. The Old Byre is a charming property perfect for a getaway to beautiful Sligo.
Sleeps 2, with hot tub & Sauna
Enjoy a stay in this stunning exclusive cottage in Sligo. This beautiful cottage features a newly renovated open plan living space. Relax by the stove reading a book whilst listening to the river flow past.
With a hot tub and sauna all to yourself on site you’ll be able to relax and unwind in the peaceful bliss of the Glenaniff valley with no one to bother you.
Lough Melvin is just a stone’s throw away where you can hire a boat and row out onto the lake, fish or hike the hills. With very little traffic the cycling routes are well signposted and offer amazing scenery. The stunning Fowley’s Falls is walking distance from the farm where the cascading waterfall makes it’s way down to the Leitrim Organic Centre. Only 20 minutes drive from the farm Cuilcagh’s stairway to heaven, Bundoran’s attractions, restaurants and beaches await your discovery. Sligo, Benbulben, the Gleniff Horseshoe, Marble Arch Caves, Florencecourt, Donegal town and much more are only a 30min drive from the farm. This hidden gem will not disappoint.
Cnoc suan Cottage
Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Cnoc Suan cottage is a beautifully presented detached cottage resting in the quiet village of Aughavas, County Leitrim. It comprises four bedrooms; two ground floor doubles with en-suite shower rooms, a ground floor double and a twin, sleeping eight altogether. There is also a bathroom inside, as well as a kitchen/diner with open fire, utility and sitting room with open fire. To the exterior is ample off-road parking, a front patio with furniture and patio to the rear with furniture under a pergola. Cnoc Suan promises a memorable stay in a lovely region of Ireland.
You’ll love this quaint, charming detached stone cottage situated at the mouth of Lough Allen. Set in a peaceful location, with gorgeous views of the mountains, and lakes, perfectly placed for quick access to hiking trails, horse riding, and fishing.
A newly renovated cottage with comfort at the heart of the design, a traditional cottage, with a modern twist.
Drumshanbo is a small town situated in the heart of County Leitrim, Ireland. Surrounded by a scenic area of soft rolling hills, woodlands, lakes and Arigna mountains. It is a well preserved town with traditional pubs, shops and restaurants.
Canal Cottage is a short walk from local shops, pubs and places to eat.
Summerhill Cottage is a single-storey cottage in Ballybrollaghan, a few miles from Mountcharles in County Donegal. The cottage has two double rooms, one with an en-suite basin and WC. There is a shower room, and an open plan area with kitchen, sitting area with woodburner and a few steps leading down to the dining area in a sunny conservatory. This leads directly out to the deck and lawned garden. There is off road parking for three cars. Summerhill Cottage makes a great base for enjoying the beauty of County Donegal.
Cookies Cottage is a quaint cottage near Ballyshannon in County Donegal. The cottage can sleep seven people in four bedrooms which are made up of a ground floor double, a double, a twin and a ground floor single as well as a separate bathroom and a ground floor bathroom. The rest of the cottage is made up of an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove and a sitting room with open fire. To the outside is ample off road parking and a large enclosed lawned garden and gravel area to rear of property. Set in a stunning location, Cookies Cottage is a great place to enjoy at any time of the year.
Granny Kate’s Cottage
Granny Kate’s is a detached cottage situated in an elevated position, 3.3 miles from the town of Ardara in County Donegal. This single-storey cottage sleeps five people in three bedrooms, consisting of one double and one family room with a double and single, as well as a shower room. The cottage also has an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire. Outside there’s ample off road parking and a front patio with furniture. Granny Kate’s is a lovely character cottage in a wonderful part of the Emerald Isle.
Inishcoo House is a beautifully restored 18th century coastguard house standing on an uninhabited island just 5 minutes boat ride from the mainland. The island features several glorious sand beaches, a shipwreck, an inland lake and unlimited walking, fishing, boating and swimming possibilities.
The house is an eco-house, warm and comfortable all year round. It has 1 quadruple bedroom, 5 double bedrooms, one single room and a children’s dormitory that can sleep 6 children. There are 3 bathrooms + 1 WC. The very large family room/kitchen opens on to a south-facing terrace. Across the hall is a comfortable library stocked with books and family games. There is also a large playroom which adapts as a downstairs bedroom. The house and surrounding land are completely enclosed and safe. Beyond that is another 6 acres of private grounds enclosed on three sides by fine old stone walls, with an old stone hut from which our guests can observed the bay in complete peace. The beautiful private beaches are a 10-minute walk away, through a unique landscape full of wild flowers and boulders.
Bridge Cottage is a traditional thatched Donegal cottage dating back over two hundred years. It is situated in a quiet rural location near the sea and just five minutes’ drive from Ireland’s ‘Wild Atlantic Way’. It has been carefully restored with many of its original features intact. The relaxed and peaceful atmosphere of a cosy log-burning stove, wooden ceiling and stone tiled floor -with warm rugs in the living areas – is combined with all modern comforts including a strong WIFI connection.
The fully equipped kitchen has an extra large cooker to cater for a family. There are two bedrooms with comfortable beds, colourful bedspreads and wooden furniture; the second bedroom has an adjoining washroom and toilet.
To the rear of the cottage is a large relaxing sun terrace equipped with outdoor furniture, with lovely views of blossom in spring and of sheep grazing on the hillside beyond. This terrace and the rear of the cottage are completely private. Adjoining the terrace is a large, enclosed paddock belonging to the cottage. It is bordered by a stream, whose calming sounds add to the relaxing ambience.
Ardroe thatched cottage retains all the original features. The cottage has been in the McElwee family since being built in 1665. Situated in a peaceful rural area. There is two cosy bedrooms upstairs,living/dining room, sitting room and small kitchen the cottage has all the comforts you need for a relaxing holiday whilst providing an authentic experience. Secluded tree sheltered garden.
Closeby hills, mountains, sandy beaches, lakes and the Atlantic coastline. Bed linen, towels and fuel for open fire supplied free of charge with selection of produce from our organic vegetable garden. Selection of books by Irish authors and board games. Ardroe cottage is one of the few remaining thatched cottages in Donegal. Recommended by Alastair Sawdays “Special Places to Stay in Ireland” and in “Twenty special places to rent in Ireland”. Registered and certified by Failte Ireland “Irish Tourist Board”.
Tar ar Ais
Tar ar ais is a detached thatched cottage near the village of Lettermacaward just eight miles from Dungloe. The cottage sleeps six people and has two double bedrooms, one twin with en-suite shower room and a family bathroom. Also in the cottage is a fitted kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with open fire. Outside is ample off road parking and a shared front lawned garden. Situated on the west coast of County Donegal, Tar ar ais is a lovely family holiday cottage from which to explore this beautiful part of the country.
In County Clare’s Burren district, Ballyvaughan Cottages are just 6 minutes’ drive from Aillwee Cave, on the southern shore of Galway Bay. Formerly a fishing port, the harbor at Ballyvaughan is now mainly used for pleasure craft and sporting activities. The village lies at the edge of the Burren region on the Southern shore of Galway Bay.
The cottages are located in the centre of the village and are within walking distance of all amenities including traditional singing pubs and excellent seafood restaurants. Corcomore Abbey, the Ailwee Caves, the Portal Dolman and many other historical landmarks are a short drive away, or if you prefer to relax, there are sandy beaches within easy access.
Fuschia Cottage Doolin
Experience the true magic of West coast from Fuschia Cottage. Its location is remarkable in that from the front door you see the broad Atlantic, to the left of you the Cliffs of Moher and on your right hand side the barren Burren landscape.
Fuschia cottage is a family owned and run vacation rental and this is very evident in the hi spec furnishing, level of comfort and cleanliness provided. The owners, Frank and Marian Sheedy, greet all their guests personally on arrival and are always available to assist in any way to ensure their guests have a really successful holiday.
A sunset viewed from the patio outside Fuschia Cottage is one truly magical experience and not to be missed.
Carley’s Cottage is located on the Wild Atlantic Way, this converted 100 year old cow house has been newly renovated into a 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom apartment that sleeps 5 people comfortably. On the property there are paths up to the mountain, and old stone houses abandoned in the famine times, to name a few. We are located in close proximity to the Ailwee Caves, Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and many other attractions.
Rose cottage was constructed fifteen years ago. It was originally the house where my great grandmother was born, along with 13 other siblings. Located in a peaceful country setting at the edge of the Burren close to the famous villages of Doolin and Lisdoonvarna in Co. Clare, Rose Cottage is perfectly situated for you to explore the Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, Burren and beautiful west coast of Ireland.
The Priory Cottage
Quaint & Cozy in Killarney at The Priory – Relax under exposed beam ceilings. An Tigin is one-level, 1 bedroom with a queen-size bed, 1 bathroom, an open plan cottage with an inviting sitting room/kitchen. Built brand new in 2007. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is also a washer/dryer. Perfect for a couple for a weeks get-a-way.
Set on the door step of Killarney National Park we have four Courtyard Stone Cottages all of various design and layout. The cottages are tucked into a very beautiful and quite walled courtyard setting.
We are just off the Muckross Road. A 12 minute stroll into the Killarney Town Centre. A bike path to Muckross House and Gardens is across the Flesk Bridge.
Skellig Rocks Overlook Cottage
Fine detached stone cottage in unique location beside cove and mountain stream and overlooking ‘Skellig Rocks’. There is a pier nearby used for deep sea diving, lobster and local fishing. Situated at St Finan’s Bay in very scenic area with sandy beach (1 mile) and many archaeological sites and Puffin Island bird sanctuary. Portmagee and Valentia Island are about 3 miles for boat trips to Skellig Rocks. Excellent restaurants within a few miles. Patio with garden furniture and barbecue.
Westcove House Garden Cottage
A traditional 17th century stone cottage, originally built for farm workers for Westcove House. After years of being used as a workshop, Garden Cottage has now been converted to a high standard and consists of a spacious living room with kitchen, dining area, a wood burning stove and large patio doors opening south to a stone terrace and magnificent views over the Kenmare Estuary. Off the entrance hall is a double bedroom, a single bedroom and a shower room – also a utility room with sink, washing machine and drier. The stairs lead to a twin bedroom with its own shower room – small but comfortable and full of character. The ground floor has attractive ceramic floor tiles and under floor heating throughout.
Luxurious detached Lighthouse Cottage beside Roches Point Lighthouse. Spectacular views of both the Atlantic and entrance to Cork Harbour. Roches Point Lighthouse guards the entrance to this the second largest natural harbour in the world.
Golf: Five 18 hole golf courses within 15 mile radius including Fota Golf Club home to the Irish Open in 2001 and 2002. Cork Golf Club, Castlemartyr,East Cork,Youghal and Water Rock Golf courses are all within easy reach.
Nestling in a unique bayside setting at the end of a quiet lane where it meets the sea, 40 mins from Cork city and its airport, Beachside Cottage is a semi-detached 2-bedroomed haven by the sea. The cottage has modern amenities such as Wi-fi, microwave, tv/cd and central heating but retains some character including19th Century antique French encaustic tiling laid to the sun lounge and bathroom floors.
There is a large old stone working fireplace in the lounge and a spacious kitchen/dining room overlooking the sea. The sun lounge provides extra seating and stunning sea views. A double bedroom and a second bedroom with 2 single beds completes the accommodation. A small rear courtyard has steps up to a raised garden with amazing views of the bay and a further small walled front patio area leads to a slipway to the beach. Enjoy endless hours swimming, rock-pooling, exploring the caves, picnicking, beach barbecuing and sunbathing.
Mews Lodge Cottage
The Mews was built alongside the stables, old stone building in appearance , very modern internally. Large bedroom upstairs with a balcony overlooking the horse arena and beautiful countryside. A modern kitchen , French oak flooring, with all facilities , there is a large Velux window overlooking the River Bandon. Dining table and chairs . Downstairs there is the lounge area with satellite tv , including all the Sky premium sports channels. The lounge overlooks the grounds at the Gable end and over the horse ménage from the side windows.
Rustic cottage with panoramic views
This is a 300-year-old stone cottage, a converted cow holding ( barn)which is situated in the courtyard of the main house. This property is Split level property. The living accommodation is on the first floor, which consists of TV area with comfy sofas, also on this floor is a shower/ toilet and two bedrooms. One which consists of a double bedroom and the other a single bedroom.
Ground floor is the Kitchen dining area and the family bedroom ( sleeps 3) which has a double bed and a single bed. Also added recently a large spacious bathroom.
Foley’s Cottage – Restored 18th century Farmhouse
Foley’s Cottage is an old (18th century), restored, traditional, a stone-built farmhouse on a working family farm. The cottage has been restored sympathetically using original and locally sourced recycled materials. The roof timbers for example were sawn from trees grown on the farm.
There are old wooden ceiling beams and traditional real pine boarded floors. In addition, the cottage has all modern conveniences (ie. Wifi, ensuite shower room, Jacuzzi bath, power showers, wetroom, full oil fired central heating, washer, drier, dishwasher microwave, satellite tv, DVD player).
Converted Old Stone Barn
Hogans Cottage is a 300-year-old traditional style, converted stone barn, near our historic old farmhouse “Somers’ Fort “. It retains many original features such as the original old natural slated roof, old timber beams, traditional natural slate floors, and exposed original stone walls It is very quiet and peaceful, on a small working tillage farm. Originally the building was the cowhouse where the cows were sheltered and fed for the winter months.
Farm House Cottage
Traditional-style cottage with antique furniture set in a pretty, very private garden. The well-equipped kitchen has dining area and lounge area with large flat screen TV and DVD player.
On the first floor the large romantic en-suite master bedroom has a beamed ceiling, 5 ft. canopied bed, antique mirrored wardrobe & matching dressing table, couch, easy chair, book case and an antique writing desk. This room has a large picture window with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and the Barrow Valley. The master bedroom has a fantastic new en-suite bathroom with bath, shower and toilet which is sympathetic in style to the unique adjoining bedroom.
On the second floor the attic bedroom has 2 single beds separated by pretty curtains and is loved by children. The attic bedroom has a separate toilet is suitable for children rather than adults.
The Coach House which is situated in Woodstown, is on the beautiful Suir river estuary in Co. Waterford, Ireland. It is located in 4 acres of quiet woodlands just five minutes walk from Woodstown and Forenaught beaches and only ten minutes drive from the picturesque fishing village of Dunmore East.
Whether you want a hideaway for a quiet week or two, to write or paint or walk or do nothing, or if you wish to base yourself in a centrally located coastal area ideally positioned for local touring, this is the place for you. The restoration and refurbishment of the Coach House at Mount Alto was completed in 2008 to a very high quality standard of finish which is maintained by continuous improvement. The unit is heated by oil-fired under floor heating and also has a solid fuel Stanley wood burning stove. Water heating is by central heating and electric immersion heater. An external enclosed private patio is accessible from the lower living area.
Swallow cottage is a large luxuriously refurbished cottage located beside NewCastle Village, Co. Wicklow in the Garden of Ireland. The property is part of an old courtyard complex which has been recently renovated. The property is on two levels and comprises Large Living and Open Plan kitchen area with one large Bedroom and ensuite shower room on the upper level and a very large bedroom on the ground floor with adjacent shower room, entrance hall and utility room. The property sleeps four persons comfortably and a fifth (with extra bed) can be accommodated in the very large ground floor bedroom Equiped with WIFI and TV’s.
The property is located on a working farm and beside the Birdwatch Nature Reserve in Co. Wicklow. Located in North Wicklow and literally 20 minutes from South County Dublin, it is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding area, 40 minutes from the Centre of Dublin and 10 minutes from the village of Greystones to the North and 10 mins from the town of Wicklow. The Wicklow National Park , Glendalough, the Powerscourt Estate, Kilruddery are all within easy driving distance.
Wicklow Beach Cottage
Wicklow Beach Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 1 double (en-suite) & 2 twins, sleeping 6 people, bed linen provided. Fully fitted modern kitchen with dish washer, fridge-freezer, double oven cooker, microwave, washing machine and dryer. There is both electric central heating throughout and a fire stove in the open plan living area which is comfortably furnished to seat six. There is multi-channel TV, a DVD player and a music system. The private back garden has a large patio with garden furniture and a gas barbecue, everything you need for outdoor living.
There are many activities within easy reach, such as hill walking in the Wicklow mountains, horse riding, golfing and many historic sites to visit such as Powerscourt Estate, Glendalough, Avondale House (the birthplace of Parnell), Wicklow head and Avoca otherwise known as Ballykissangel. The area also includes miles of unspoiled sandy beaches which are ideal for swimming (with life guards on duty during the holiday months). Brittas Bay is one of the finest beaches on the east coast, a 3 mile stretch of white sand dunes and golden sands This popular location has something to offer all the family.
Any of these Irish cottages would be perfect for your visit to Ireland or even if you are planning a staycation. Which one will you choose?
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