Key Cottage

St Mullins, County Carlow (Ref. 13412)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

A beautiful mill worker's cottage located in a stunning position in St Mullins, on the banks of the River Barrow in County Carlow. Dating back to the 19th century, this Carlow cottage combines traditional features with modern conveniences which you will fall in love with. The open plan living area in this Carlow cottage is conducive to lively social gatherings in the true Irish style, with family or friends, or resting up in front of the stove with your loved one on a chilly evening. The setting of this Carlow cottage is nothing short of magical; from the moment you descend into the valley, you feel transported in to a different world. The River Barrow, which forms the border with County Kilkenny, ambles by just yards from the front door. The picturesque surroundings, combined with unrivalled tranquillity are also perfect for artists or writers seeking inspiration as well as nature enthusiasts and those with a love of history and archaeology. Take a stroll along the tow path of the Barrow navigation, with its 23 Victorian locks, retrace the pilgrims' path to St. Moling's Holy Well, and walk in Richard de Clare's footsteps atop the Norman Motte. Further afield, a visit to the walled city of Kilkenny is a must, while Waterford City, the spectacular Hook Peninsula and beaches at Tramore and Dunmore East are all within easy reach. This unique Carlow cottage is one that you'll want to return to again and again.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with multi-fuel stove.

Amenities

Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Roadside parking for 1 car at front. Courtyard garden to front with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Cafe 1 min walk, pub 10 mins walk, shop 2 miles. Note: The River Barrow runs 20 yards from the front of the property, so children must be supervised.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

ST MULLINS, COUNTY CARLOW

New Ross 9 miles; Kilkenny 25 miles; Wexford 31 miles.

The chocolate box hamlet of St Mullins lies close to the River Barrow which forms the border of County Carlow and County Kilkenny. The hamlet exudes charm and character with a beautiful village green that harks back to yesteryear. The tow path along the River Barrow is a prime walking spot with a delightful little cafe ready to welcome you home after a long amble in glorious surroundings. The cities of Waterford and Kilkenny are within easy reach as is the wonderful county of Wexford with its rolling fields and unspoilt beaches. A beautiful holiday location.