Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Sleeps 8 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 Pets No View on map Features Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine The property Newbridge 1.7 miles.This homely cottage can be found in Walshestown, in easy reach of the wonderful amenities of Newbridge. An attractive Irish abode offering accommodation for friends and families seeking a fun-filled escape, Abbey Cottage makes a fantastic choice for a holiday home at any time of the year. Park up on the drive before stepping into the hallway and kicking off your boots, the sitting room welcoming you in to light up the open fire and unwind with your loved ones in the plush seating arrangement. Leading on from the sitting room you will find the spacious and amply-equipped kitchen/diner, where you can open up the patio doors in the summer months and watch over the little ones playing safely on the enclosed rear lawn, while the rest of the group gather around the table and toast to your action-packed escape. Also on the ground floor you can find both a convenient utility and a cloakroom, while the staircase leads you up to the first floor to discover the four elegant bedrooms. Each bedroom is made up of a double bed, with ample storage space for all of your personal belongings, while the master double benefits from its own en-suite shower room, giving it that extra special touch. The family bathroom boasts all of a bath, handheld shower and separate walk-in shower, so you can choose how best to prepare for your day of excitement. The local area of Walshestown makes an idyllic base, with a wonderful range of amenities and attractions available in the nearby town of Newbridge. Resting on the River Liffey, surrounded by a plethora of stunning scenery, Newbridge offers all you could need for a self-catered stay, with food stores, pubs, cafés and restaurants, you can find all the essentials for your catering requirements, as well as independent and high street shops, a library and arts centre, the seven acres of Liffey Linear Park and the only greyhound racing track in County Kildare, there's so much to explore on your doorstep. The property also benefits from being within easy reach of ample opportunities for watersports, fishing and golf, as well as the Curragh Racecourse being within driving distance, making a memorable day out for all the family. Head to Kildare to discover its fantastic shopping experiences, or if you're feeling more adventurous make your way to the Wicklow Mountains National Park where you will be met by 20,483 hectares of stunning scenery with ample opportunities for walking and cycling for all abilities. Dublin can be found reasonably nearby and boasts plenty of historic wonders to discover as well as attractions for all ages and tastes, such as Dublin Zoo, Guinness Storehouse Factory and its flea market, while Bray makes a fantastic day out for an idyllic day along the coast. Choose Abbey Cottage for a memorable stay in Ireland with your loved ones. Summary Four bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 3 x double Cloakroom with basin and WC Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC Kitchen//diner Utility Sitting room with open fire Gas central heating and open fire Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Free to Air channels and Saorview Ireland Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Travel cot and highchair available Ample off-road parking Rear enclosed lawn Sorry, no pets and no smoking Shop and pub within 1.2 miles Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of €300. About the location NEWBRIDGE Kildare 5.1 miles; Naas 10.9 miles; Dublin 30.2 miles The village of Abbey is situated 7 miles west of Portumna and 11 miles from Loughrea, south east of Galway city on the northern shore of Lough Rea. County Galway’s winner, for three years running, of Ireland’s Tidy Towns competition, the village of Abbey offers two pubs and a supermarket, and a monastery dating back to the 11th Century, from which the village takes its name. Portumna is nearby, offering good fishing and watersports, while the medieval town of Loughrea is host to several shops and pubs, two 4 star hotels, an 18 hole golf course and a lake, renowned for its fishing. Gort, is a medium sized market town on the Galway-to-Ennis Road, situated in a gap between the Slieve Aughty Mountains and the Burren to the south. There is a strong tradition of Irish music in the locality and many pubs stage sessions at night. With the cosmopolitan delights of Galway city and the popular beach at Salthill also within driving distance, this is an ideal touring base.