Stone Cutter's Cottage

Hacketstown, County Carlow (Ref. 905253)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio

The property

Hacketstown 1 mile.

This detached stone-built cottage is located in a peaceful and rural location, next to the owner’s farm just a mile from the delightful town of Hacketstown on the border of County Carlow and County Wicklow, and on the edge of the Wicklow Mountains National Park.

Built using local stone and boasting masses of character features, this Hacketstown cottage is perfect for a romantic retreat in the country, and for those wishing to explore this stunning Irish location.

Stone flagged floors, feature stone walls and wooden beams abound in this character cottage, with a gorgeous mezzanine double bedroom built into the eaves boasting a sumptuous freestanding bath, a stunning way to end the day.

The ground floor of this County Carlow cottage features a fitted kitchen with handcrafted wooden cupboards, a cosy sitting room with a pull-out double sofa bed and a warming solid fuel stove, as well as a wooden-framed conservatory, which boast far-reaching views across the fantastic mountain ranges.

The magnificent scenery that surrounds this cottage near Hacketstown makes for wonderful hill walking, and the owner can organise horse riding, hunting and falconry as well as fishing on their private lake, which is fully stocked with magnificent rainbow trout, some in excess of 8 pounds.

This County Carlow cottage is a wonderful base for touring the east of Ireland.

Visit the friendly towns of Baltinglass and historic Tinahely, or venture to the coast and enjoy the beaches at Brittas bay and Courtown Harbour.

One of Ireland's most beautiful destinations, Glendalough, is just forty minutes' drive away.

Dublin is just over an hour’s drive, so spend a day immersing yourself in the history and culture of this magnificent city.

A beautiful Hacketstown cottage for a memorable holiday all year round.


One mezzanine double bedroom with freestanding bath with hand-held shower. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with sofa bed and solid fuel stove. Conservatory.


  • Oil central heating with solid fuel stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Saorview, DVD
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Stairs to bedroom are steep but manageable, with a handrail on each side, though they are unsuitable for those with mobility issues
  • Note: Horse riding and falconry (variable costs) and fishing (€20 per day) by prior arrangement with owner

About the location


Tinahely 6.5 miles; Baltinglass 9 miles; Glenmalure 12 miles; Courtown 27 miles.

Hacketstown is a beautiful rural town situated in the foothills and valleys on the border of County Wicklow and Carlow. Hacketstown boasts stunning views of some of Ireland most pituresce mountains including lug Irelands 3 highest mountains, which spends the majority of the year snowcapped the affectionately named Sugarloaf mountain and the Wicklow mountains; Hacketstown is the gateway to the mountains. The Wicklow Mountains National Park offers visitors a great day out; covering part of a mountain range that extends over most of County Wicklow, there is an abundance of walking on offer, and the higher you progress, the more peaceful and isolated your surroundings become. A little further is the thriving city of Dublin; with the Guinness Storehouse, Gravity Bar and Kilimainham Gaol to enjoy, you are sure to find something to please everybody. A great location, with fantastic touring opportunities.

Note: Stairs to bedroom are steep, but there is a handrail on each side.