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The Farm Cottage

(Ref. 1155754)

Barkersford near Athy, County Kildare Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


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


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 1 x family room with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Living/kitchen room
  • Dining room
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, coffee machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • High chair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed rear patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.9 miles, river 2.1 miles
  • Note: Next to owners house
  • Note: Check-in 3pm, check-out 11am

The property

Athy 1.9 miles.

The Farm Cottage is a charming countryside retreat nestled near a serene river and a golf course in Ballinpark near Athy, County Kildare.

With off-road parking for two cars and welcoming one well-behaved pet, this delightful home is perfect for small families or friends seeking a tranquil getaway.

Upon entering this single-storey abode, you will be greeted by a spacious open-plan area, where you can unwind and relax.

The sitting room, complete with a Smart TV, is perfect for relaxing evenings in, while the dining room, equipped with a kettle and coffee machine, is ideal for leisurely breakfasts or intimate dinners.

The kitchen, resting in the living space alongside the sitting area, is fully equipped, ready for you to prepare delicious meals for your loved ones.

The property boasts two well-appointed bedrooms, each with their own en-suite facilities.

The first is a double room, complete with a walk-in shower, offering a private haven for rest and relaxation.

The second is a family room, featuring a king-size bed and a single bed, along with an en-suite with a walk-in shower, basin, and WC, providing flexible sleeping arrangements for your group. Outside, you will find an enclosed rear patio, complete with furniture.

This outdoor space is perfect for enjoying a morning cup of coffee or dining alfresco in the warmer months.

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and rich history of the area with a visit to The People's Park, a perfect spot to stroll, picnic, and observe the local wildlife.

Walk across The Horse Bridge Athy, a significant local landmark with wonderful views of the surrounding elevated surroundings, and head to the Athy Heritage Centre - Shackleton Museum, where you can delve into Ireland's captivating maritime and polar exploration history.

After exploring, don't miss out on a boating trip along the peaceful Athy Waterways, taking in the stunning panoramic landscape views.

Indulge in a delightful dining experience at the acclaimed Clanard Court Hotel, before concluding your day with a leisurely stroll through the beautiful town of Athy, appreciating its charming architecture and welcoming local community.

Venture to Kildare, where you will find a selection of places to shop including the Kildare Village designer outlet which is 20 minutes away, as well as the Irish National Stud & Gardens.

For a spot of horseracing to enjoy take a visit to Naas Racecourse, Punchestown Racecourse, The Curragh Racecourse and Kildangan Stud and the Japanese Gardens which are all 20 minutes away.

For keen golfers there is the Athy 18 hole Golf Course which is 1 km away and Kilkea Castle 18 hole golf course which is 5 km away.

The adventures, memories, and discovery all await you at The Farm Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €250.

About the location


Kildare Town 15 miles; Newbridge 16 miles; Kilkenny 29 miles; Dublin 50 miles.

Situated in the southern half of County Kildare and resting on the River Barrow is the bustling heritage town of Athy. Home to traditional music and the Athy Arts Centre, the town is a wonderful destination to sample a slice of Irish culture and tradition. The Bluegrass Festival is hosted by Athy each year and this is when the town comes alive with music and dancing. Athy also boasts a golf club, angling club and superb walking trails making it a fantastic base to stretch your legs and switch off. Within an hour’s drive of Athy are the stunning glacial lakes of Glendalough in County Wicklow, and also the medieval town of Kilkenny with its original cobbled streets and castle is within driving distance. A superb base to tour this glorious region.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas