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Ballintlea

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Ballintlea near Dungarvan, County Waterford Show on map

5.0

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "One of the best self catering homes we have ever stayed in."

    Great attention to detail and extremely comfortable. Highly recommend. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Oct 2023

  • "Delightful - even on a rainy day!"

    Thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay - you were fantastic guests and are always welcome. Liz and Clive Property Owner

    Reviewed by Aileen5.0Jun 2023

  • "We have been to many self-catering cottages and this was up there amongst the best."

    Perfect in every way.

    Thank you Fay for you positive feedback. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. You and your party were perfect guests. Thank you. Clive and Liz Property Owner

    Reviewed by Fay5.0Aug 2022

  • "Fantasic property."

    Really well equipped. Everything went smoothly, highly reccomended.

    Thank you for your great feedback. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Liz and Clive Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ronan5.0Aug 2022

  • "A beautiful place to stay."

    Very well equipped. It was heaven.

    Thank you we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back anytime. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Bridget5.0Jun 2022

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size, 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with claw-foot bath, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining seating for two
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating, open fire and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, AGA, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TV, Netflix, WiFi and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed rear lawn with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.7 miles, pub close by
  • Note: The king-size and twin rooms are joined together by a door, which can be unlocked to make a family room on request
  • Note: Dogs to be kept on a lead when outside as farm and fields with livestock around

The property

Dungarvan 9.6 miles.

A spectacular listed farmhouse resting in the townland of Ballintlea between the wonderful amenities of Dungarvan and Ardmore, Ballintlea makes a beautiful holiday base for families to spend quality time with one another on a relaxing retreat.

Surrounded by stunning countryside in a remote position, there's no better place to bring your canine companions on an escape to Ireland.

Pull up outside the property to find ample off-road parking and enter into the porch where you can kick off your shoes, stepping into the dining room where you can take a seat with a tasty beverage as you plan out a fun-filled itinerary.

Move through into the spacious kitchen, boasting an eclectic mix of contemporary and farmhouse to bring you a welcoming space to prepare all your meals, a good host of amenities scattered between here and the utility, where you can also find a stylish shower room, ideally placed for a refreshing rinse after a day of rambling.

End your evenings in one of two lovely social spaces; with both a sitting room boasting the original rustic open fire making a great spot for all the group to gather in front of the television, while the snug is home to a warming woodburning stove, creating a homely aura where you can wind down with a good book.

Take the stairs up to the first floor to find the three well-presented bedrooms, laid out as a master super-king-size along with a king-size and a twin room, which can be linked together via the adjoining door to make a family room, perfect for those travelling with little ones.

The first floor is also home to a contemporary shower room and a contrasting traditional bathroom, giving you all plenty of space to prepare for your days.

Soak up your glorious scenery from the enclosed lawned garden, with a vast space for your canine companions to play safely, before taking a stroll to explore the surrounding wonders; the immediate area of the property is wonderfully remote, with plenty of wildlife to watch.

Close by is a local beach and helvic head with its' beautiful harbour and seaweed baths.

The nearby historic harbour town of Dungarvan under ten miles away hosts even more outdoor wonder.

Dungarvan hosts all the essentials you could want from a self-catered stay, with harbourside cafés, pubs and restaurants to choose from for a celebratory meal, as well as a good selection of shops so you can pick up your own ingredients for a lovingly prepared meal back at the cottage with the assistance of the good range of appliances.

The town also provides opportunities for fishing, boating, bird watching and cycling, perfect for the avid adventure, while both hillwalking and hiking can be found in the nearby Comeragh Mountains & scenic Nire Valley, offering their own unique landscapes and plethora of picnic spots where you can create everlasting memories with your loved ones.

Ardmore is also home to a Michelin star restaurant, fabulous beaches and an activity centre where you can arrange a variety of water sports. Visit the exciting city of Waterford, where you can find attractions to suit all tastes including the Viking Triangle home to three museums collectively known as Waterford Museum of Treasures, perfect for the history lover, as well as there being wonderful leisure facilities and shopping experiences.

In an idyllic location in easy reach of all of the excitement, Ballintlea makes a fantastic family holiday home at any time of the year.

About the location

DUNGARVAN, COUNTY WATERFORD

Lismore 15 miles; Youghal 19 miles; Waterford City 29 miles, Cork City 50 miles, Kilkenny City 50 miles.

A lovely historic harbour town located around the 13th century King John’s Castle, a real haven for fishing, boating, bird watching, cycling and enthusiasts alike with hillwalking /hiking in the nearby Comeragh Mountains & scenic Nire Valley. Dungarvan really comes alive in summertime, with residents and visitors all indulging in their favourite water sports, or dining the evenings away in one of the harbourside cafes, pubs or restaurants. For beach lovers, there are plenty of long sandy beaches within easy driving distance, whilst nearby Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, is a lively city with great shops, restaurants, theatres, pubs and nightlife. The city also houses The Waterford Museum of Treasures and the House of Waterford Crystal. Nearby attractions include the Round Tower and St Declans Way at the village of Ardmore, the beautiful Mount Melleray Abbey at Cappoquin and the Heritage Town of Lismore with its Heritage Centre and iconic castle. Also within easy driving distance are the many attractions of the “Premier County”, Tipperary, with its glorious scenery and historic monuments including the Rock of Cashel and Cahir Castle. This is also a great region for anglers, hillwalkers and golfers, with a wealth of rivers , mountain trails and golf courses to choose from.