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Lorrha near Portumna, County Tipperary (Ref. 27098)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Stratton
    August 2016
    “Location was fine , facilities a ...”
    Location was fine , facilities a bit basic but very adequate. Tremendous welcome from owners. A really enjoyable experience thanks .
    Location was fine , facilities a bit basic but very adequate. Tremendous welcome from owners. A really enjoyable experience thanks .


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

A beautiful, end-terrace, stone cottage situated on a site with five other holiday homes just outside the village of Lorrha in County Tipperary.

This quaint cottage near Lorrha dates back to 1816 and provides homely and cosy accommodation for family and friends looking to discover this unique part of Ireland.

With a ground floor double bedroom complete with an en-suite shower room, and two twin bedrooms, this cottage near Lorrha provides superb, flexible sleeping arrangements.

The welcoming, open plan living area is great for enjoying time with your loved ones, and on chilly evenings, light the open fire and bask in its warmth as you relive the day’s activities.

To the rear of this cottage near Lorrha, there is a shared sauna adding a touch of luxury, perfect for relaxing after a day spent exploring Tipperary.

On fine summer days, enjoy sitting outside on the patio, to the front of this cottage near Lorrha, while the children play safely in the extensive grounds.

The charming village of Lorrha is just a short walk away and features two pubs as well as historical attractions such as the church and the ruins of a 12th century abbey.

The lively town of Portumna is a short distance away, boasting a wide range of amenities, with shops, bars and cafés, in addition to the Forest Park and Portumna Castle and Gardens.

Ireland’s longest river, the mighty River Shannon, is also a short drive away.

Why not take a river cruise, or hire a boat and cast a line to see what bites?

The impressive Lough Derg is also well-worth a visit, with water sports, scenic walks and horse riding available on its shores.

Take a trip to the city of Galway where a multitude of events take place throughout the year amongst the vibrant, cosmopolitan streets.

All this before returning to the comfort and tranquillity of this Lorrha cottage, a superb choice for exploring Ireland, at any time of year.

Note: This cottage is situated next to Refs. 27084 and 915464, together they sleep 12.


Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area (seats 5) with open fire. Shared external utility.


  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer in shared external utility, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi in utility, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Front shared lawned garden
  • Free use of bicycles and rowing boat on Friars Lough, at own risk by prior arrangement with owner
  • Shared coin-operated sauna, €6 per hour
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Dogs to be kept on lead when outside due to farm animals next to cottage

About the location


Portumna 5.5 miles; Galway City 50.5 miles.

The historical, pretty village of Lorrha is situated in the north of County Tipperary and is set on an ancient 6th century monastic site. Lorrha offers two pubs and a playground and is steeped in history with its famous monastery and its high crosses dating back to its founder St Ruadhan's time. Visitors to Lorrha love getting lost in time while at this lovely village, which includes an 11th century church, the Dominican Priory, a 15th century Augustinian Abbey, and The Friars Lough, famed for its legend of the monster beneath the water. Just five minutes’ drive away is the busy town of Portumna with a good selection of shops and pubs, along with Portumna Castle and Gardens. Watersports can be enjoyed at any of the stops along the Lough Derg drive, including Terryglass, Portumna, Scariff and Mountshannon, fishing is in abundance on the River Shannon and visitors also have the choice of four great golf courses close by. The larger towns of Nenagh and Birr are within 30 minutes drive, the latter being home to the famed Birr Castle and people come from all over the country to Birr Vintage Week during the summer. The famous Rock of Cashel Castle and Galway City are both only an hours’ drive away. Galway City is famed worldwide for its charming cobbled streets, fantastic shopping and nightlife, traditional Irish Music and, of course, the Salthill Promenade. An excellent location for exploring all that this wonderful region has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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