Cherryfield

Ballyragget, County Kilkenny (Ref. 904441)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Ballyragget 1.6 miles. A delightful semi-detached cottage next door to the owner’s home, on a working dairy and livestock farm, surrounded by the glorious countryside of County Kilkenny. Just a short drive from the town of Ballyragget, this Kilkenny cottage provides all the comforts of home, with cosy and modern accommodation to suit any group. The three well-appointed bedrooms guarantee a peaceful night’s sleep, and the welcoming sitting room is complemented by a warming stove; the perfect place to curl up with a good book. This cottage near Ballyragget also boasts a games room with a full-sized pool table, a soccer table and a darts board, along with a tennis net on the well-kept lawns, should you fancy a game! The setting of this Ballyragget cottage is one of pure tranquillity and the large garden area comes complete with a medieval castle and a quirky thatched and furnished BBQ hut, which is ideal to relax in on warm days. Guests will find an abundance of sporting equipment to enjoy, including footballs and rugby balls, tennis and badminton rackets, fishing rods and golf clubs. Enjoy nostalgic Irish farm life with a visit to the walk-in chicken run to collect eggs and feed the hens, watch or take part in the feeding of the calves and horses or the milking of the cows. There's also an orchard to peruse when in season, with apples, pears, cherries and plums available. When you're ready to leave, there's so much to see and do from this Ballyragget cottage. The nearby village of Durrow features a variety of quality restaurants including the grand Durrow Castle. There are many opportunities for fishermen along the nearby River Nore, and walkers and cyclists can easily explore the rolling countryside. There is horse riding in nearby Freshford, or visit the impressive Dunmore Caves and the Castlecomer Discovery Park. Alternatively, enjoy a round of golf or horse racing at Gowran Park. Kilkenny is less than twenty minutes’ drive away and is a vibrant and exciting city, with annual festivals and many shops, bars and restaurants. The famous Rock of Cashel is also within easy driving distance and day trips to Waterford city, the Wicklow Mountains and Cork city are all possible. Furthermore, you can be sampling a pint of the black stuff in Ireland’s capital, Dublin in just ninety minutes! A lovely Ballyragget cottage in a fantastic location.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room with decorative stove. Sitting room with multi-fuel stove. External games room with pool table, soccer table and darts.

Amenities

Eco-friendly central heating from external woodburner (all fuel provided by the owners) with multi-fuel stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky, DVD, CD/radio, PlayStation3 with games, WiFi, selection of books and board games. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Rear lawned garden with furniture and BBQ. Shared front lawned garden. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 1.6 miles. Note: Although all ground floor, there is a step from the kitchen up to the dining room. Note: Whilst this property is pet free, it is on a working farm so dogs and other animals may be in the vicinity.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

BALLYRAGGET, COUNTY KILKENNY

Durrow 5 miles; Kilkenny 10 miles.

The small historic town of Ballyragget lies nestled in the countryside of north County Kilkenny, on the banks of the River Nore. Ballyragget takes its name from the Anglo-Norman lord who once ruled the local area back in the 1300s. The streets lining the square are dotted with brightly coloured houses, and the town has enjoyed expansion in recent years and now provides a variety of amenities including shops, pubs, restaurants and festivals. The city of Kilkenny is just a short drive away, and there is easy access to the main motorways, from which the cities of Cork and Dublin are easily reached.