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Stone Lodge

Kilkenny, County Kilkenny (Ref. 931147)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

Accuracy of the listing

13 Customer Reviews

  • "Concept, location and Wi-Fi were good."

    Bedding was comfortable clean and warm. Kitchen was greasy with longstanding cobwebs and dead spiders. There was a moldy cup in cupboard along with old food. A cupboard had to be thoroughly cleaned before we could put food in it etc. Bin was too small and lid broken and disgusting when liner removed. Microwave, toaster and kettle needed cleaning. All cutlery and pots had to be washed. There was only one teaspoon and two folks. Two bottles of medication left in a cupboard. Whole accommodation had to be dusted and tablecloth wiped clean. Bathroom had dust and hairs around the base of the sink and toilet. The initial cleaning took well over an hour to basic clean. All in all a lack of attention to detail, cleanliness and poor maintenance for a holiday let. It was such a shame as it was an ideal location for visiting our family who lived locally.

    Reviewed by James AndMay 2022

  • "Stony lodge is ideal holiday retreat."

    Good location. Nice hosts. good equipment. well maintained.

    Reviewed by MathiasDec 2021

  • "A great find."

    It was warm and cosy. Anne left the keys for pick up and was more than willing to help with anything if needed. Only one negative and that’s the dog Pooh in the area just outside.

    Reviewed by SarahNov 2021

  • "Es war optimal."

    Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Gerne wieder! Vielen Dank für den warmherzigen Aufenthalt.

    Reviewed by JorgAug 2021

  • "What a charming holiday let."

    Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.Very helpful host.Location perfect for travelling about as close to major transport links.Close to Kilkenny,only a short inexpensive taxi journey away.Kilkenny swinging with live music.Will be back.

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2019

  • "We felt absolutely like home, it was so comfy and the host were very nice and sweet."

    The only thing what was a bit tricky, was the showertemperature configuration. Kilkenny is stunning and wonderful to go out in a pub, or wander around.

    Reviewed by VerenaMar 2019

  • "The cottage is really lovely and has all the equipment you need."

    Anne is extremely helpful and made our stay even better. Would certainly come again.

    Reviewed by BarboraDec 2018

  • "We didn’t have a holiday as the property was well below the standard we have had in all the other properties via Sykes."

    We had to get a B&B after traveling all day and had to return home the following day as no other accomadation was available as it was a bank holiday and a festival in kilkenny

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2018

  • "Anne and her family were so welcoming."

    It was warm, comfortable and enjoyable. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by CathrineMar 2018

  • "This cottage is actually a sleep out on top of the owners garage (on the property)."

    It was cosy and nice, however you are on the owners property and it is rural. This means it is necessary to have a car in order to get anywhere. I did not have a car, the owners did offer regularly to drop me places, however the listing didn’t specify this information. There are no footpaths/places to walk in to the city/shops. Considering how low the price is, it is fair, but the listing could be more accurate in terms of needing transport etc.

    Reviewed by MelissaNov 2017

  • "Good and bad points to using Sykes cottages ."

    Yet found a nice place for me to rant near Kilkenny but the amount of emails I receive a week from your website drives me mad. Please take me off your advertisement website

    Reviewed by Jeremy EOct 2017

  • "We had an amazing time in kilkenny."

    Anne and her family were more than obliging and very welcoming and friendly at our cottage. We will surely be back!

    Reviewed by HeatherSep 2016

  • "The family whose apartment we stayed in were so friendly and kind and they made us feel like 'one of the family'."

    They had two lovely dogs who greeted us every time we returned. We would, and have, recommended this apartment to others. The facilities in the apartment were very good, washing machine and microwave were very useful. It was well equipped and fitted with comfortable seating etc.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2016

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  • All first floor
  • One double bedroom with Juliet balcony and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed and solid fuel stove.
  • Electric heater with solid fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Saorview, CD/radio, WiFi
  • Fuel for stove and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawn and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 miles
  • Note: The apartment has a Juliet balcony and there is a pond and fountain in the garden, children to be supervised
  • Note: Sofa bed suitable for children only.

The property

Kilkenny 1 mile.

This quaint first floor studio apartment is located next to the owner’s home just down the road from the city of Kilkenny.

All open plan and compact, this apartment is perfect for couples seeking a quiet rural, romantic retreat in a beautiful part of Ireland while still having the conveniences of the city nearby.

Beneath its sloped ceilings, this cosy holiday home consists of a kitchen with a dining area and a sitting area with a solid fuel stove which then extends towards, the en-suite bedroom area with its own Juliet balcony.

To the front of the building is a shared lawned area with furniture, where you can relax with a refreshing drink as you plan the next day’s adventures.

Nicholas Mosse Pottery is very close by where you can pick up a souvenir of your holiday, plus there are a couple of equestrian centres nearby.

Just a quick jaunt up the road is the city of Kilkenny, where everyone will find something to enjoy.

Shopping, nightlife, pub restaurants, culture and festivals, including the famous Cat Comedy Festival are all here for you to enjoy.

Why not go for a summer stroll alongside the River Nore, or explore the castle and the cathedral?

The area also offers Woodstock Estate Gardens and the likes of fishing and watersports.

Further afield there is Waterford and the Hook Head Peninsula or why not take a day trip to Dublin?

This delightful little apartment is ideal for exploring this beautiful part of Ireland.

About the location


The lively city of Kilkenny is the county town of County Kilkenny and is a centre for arts, crafts and design, boasting good shopping and a vibrant nightlife with many pubs, bars and restaurants. The city hosts several annual festivals, including the Kilkenny Rhythm 'n Roots in May, the Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in June, the Internationally-renowned Kilkenny Arts Festival in July, the Kilkenny Celtic Festival in September and the Savour food festival in October. Visit the impressive, 12th century Kilkenny Castle, or Dunmore Cave, which consists of a series of chambers formed over millions of years, or the St. Francis Abbey Brewery, the oldest brewery in Ireland! County Tipperary is within easy reach, where you can visit the famous Rock of Cashel, the heritage town of Cahir and the lively town of Clonmel, the home of Magners cider.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas