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Kylebeg Cottage

Lackan, County Wicklow (Ref. 25248)

4.7

Excellent

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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
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful cottage with great views of the mountains and close to the lake."

    Caroline and Tony were wonderful hosts. Very helpful giving us tips for some walks close by and places for me to buy some wintery gear / footwear. They very kindly invited us into their home for a drink on Christmas morning when we took them a cheesecake which made our Christmas as we were sad to be having to spend it away from our families as we had originally planned! We will definitely return in the future hopefully under different circumstances and in warmer months when we can hopefully explore some of the mountain walks a little more. As stated on the listing, there is no wifi in the cottage and very little phone signal as the walls are so thick. We have managed to overcome this by placing one of our phones outside in a plastic bag and hot spotting our other devices from that. Other facilities in the cottage are great, we've loved having the fire going each evening although we haven't really needed it for warmth as the underfloor heating works really well. The kitchen is great, plenty of space and well equipped with an oven, hob, fridge and dishwasher (I love cooking so this is perfect for me). There was even a washing machine for us to wash our clothes in which we were very pleased about as we have gotten a bit muddy on some of the walks and due to our circumstances (waiting to fly to Australia) don't have many warm clothes with us. We absolutely loved staying at Kylebeg Cottage, it was like a home away from home and was exactly what we needed over the festive period. The only problems we encountered were with Sykes Cottages when trying to extend our stay other than that it was a very pleasant experience.

    Reviewed by LaraDec 2021

  • "Homely, cozy and comfortable."

    Wonderful countryside location for peace and quiet. Great scenic places to drive to in every direction. Friendly and helpful owners.

    Reviewed by ClareDec 2021

  • "Es war ein wunderbarer Urlaub, die Vermieter sind sehr nett und hilfsbereit und haben mit ihren Tipps dazu beigetragen zu diesem schönen Aufenthalt."

    Die Cottage ist fabelhaft und in einer wundervollen Umgebung. Gerne wieder.

    Reviewed by ManfredOct 2021

  • "We are really delighted with our week in this wonderful country house, the place is charming and the owners are wonderful, very kind and caring."

    It was a wonderful experience, we will definitely return. Thanks you.

    Reviewed by ElenaDec 2020

  • "Kylebeg cottage is very charming, warm and comfortable."

    The beds are very comfy. Location is ideal for all county Wicklow has to offer. The hosts are informative and very helpful and kind. Thank you.

    Reviewed by ClareSep 2020

  • "Really enjoyed our week in this cottage, a great location for exploring Wicklow national park and general area."

    We enjoyed hillwalking and had some lovely hikes from the cottage, no worry about parking or driving. Cottage very comfortable, warm, well equipped , had everything we needed. Very friendly and helpful owners, great advice and easy to contact. In Covid times, we felt very safe and enjoyed getting away from it all!

    Reviewed by AvrilSep 2020

  • "Pleasant little cottage /shed conversion with beautiful surroundings."

    Right next to the owner’s house. Close to a town with good amenities. Welcoming hosts.

    Reviewed by AnnaJul 2020

  • "Fabulous hosts at Kylebeg cottage."

    Beautiful area to stay x

    Reviewed by BarbaraAug 2019

  • "We had a great stay and the owners were very helpful."

    This was a perfect little spot for our family (including 3 small children). There was plenty of space and everything we needed. We would definitely recomnend Kylebeg cottage

    Reviewed by StevenJul 2019

  • "The ceiling in the bedrooms is very low and angled, tall people might find this uncomfortable."

    We hit our head on the ceiling a few times.

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2019

  • "The owners were particularly helpful with useful local information - suggestions of places to visit, directions etc."

    Lots of maps, tourist venue leaflets and restaurant menus in cottage - very useful. Perfect location and beautiful cottage, near enough to Dublin and remote enough to be peaceful - a very enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by SharonJul 2019

  • "The cottage itself was fine, but the beds were about a foot off of the floor, there was no way anyone of us could of got in or out of bed, so we did not stay there went to a travel lodge, owner was lovely about it even took us in a gave us a cup of tea, and then said we should phone sykes and get a refund which is what we did."

    Reviewed by AnthonyMay 2019

  • "Very good renting."

    Very nice and quiet place. Perfect for enjoying the countryside and hiking in the Wicklows. It is also possible to go to Dublin for the day. Renting close to Blessington where you can find shops, which is very convenient. The renting is not easy to find. Hint : the road that leads the rental follows a stream and there is the owner's house close to the rental.

    Reviewed by ValerieApr 2019

  • "Ich fand es sehr schön dort , es war ruhig sauber und die Menschen waren sehr freundlich."

    Um die wicklow mountens zu erkunden ist der Standort ideal

    Reviewed by ChristineMar 2019

  • "Absolutely beautiful, both in accommodation and surroundings."

    An area of outstanding beauty. Wonderful hosts at the cottage, so warm, friendly and helpful. exceeded our expectations in all ways. Would definitely recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by KellySep 2018

  • "The cottage was set in a beautiful location, host's went above and beyond to make us feel welcome."

    Cottage was very clean and very comfortable, Tony was there on our arrival to welcome us, full of knowledge of the area and suggested places to visit. We had a fantastic time and will be returning next year.

    Reviewed by NickyAug 2018

  • "This is a nice cottage run by a very friendly couple."

    It is in very attractive surroundings. However, it is quite remote and a drive of 15 minutes or so to the nearest town, Blessington. As regards the accommodation - the bedroom has a low sloping ceiling that can be awkward and the water heating system makes a periodic very loud rumble that can be heard everywhere in the cottage.

    Reviewed by RobJul 2018

  • "The location and the views were something else fantastic the host were very friendly overall all the people were very helpful."

    Reviewed by NoelAug 2017

  • "Extremely helpful owners sat nav took us wrong way rang Caroline who came out ..."

    Extremely helpful owners sat nav took us wrong way rang Caroline who came out and guided us to cottage a little slice of peace and quiet

    Reviewed by ColinJun 2017

  • "The owners were extremely friendly and the house was well stocked."

    However, the slanted ceilings in the bedroom made it difficult to move around. Also, the fact that the one bathroom was located right off of the kitchen, was slightly inconvenient.

    Reviewed by ToccaraMar 2017

  • "Caroline and Tony went the extra mile in providing nothing short of an outstanding experience of Wicklow Ireland."

    We would recommend this way to tour Ireland to anyone. Thanks so much.

    Reviewed by IanNov 2016

  • "My 1st trip to Ireland was Oct 2015."

    We stayed in this quaint little cottage and it was nothing short of amazing. Everything you could need was provided and the Tanseys were wonderful people and very helpful. The country is full of people who are very welcoming and the landscape it breathtaking!!! Have already booked another trip for Oct 2018. A few more people going this time, so we weren't able to get the Kylebeg again. :( But I'm sure it's in our future on another visit!!

    Reviewed by TrixieOct 2016

  • "A very well equipped lovely cottage, in a beautiful location and really nicely decorated."

    The owners are very friendly and welcoming.

    Reviewed by HannahJun 2016

  • "2016 is our third consecutive year of visiting Kylebeg Cottage and staying with the accommodating owners."

    We love coming back so much that we are considering a move to Ireland. Our highlights of this holiday was visiting Powerscourt gardens, Druids Glen and driving to Bray.

    Reviewed by SophieApr 2016

  • "We loved the location of Kylebeg Cottage, in a farming area, close to a village and the mountains."

    The cottage was perfectly clean and comfortable and the hosts were available and very helpful.

    Reviewed by Laurence E.Feb 2016

  • "The Cottage was warm, cosy and unique."

    The owners are very friendly. The surroundings superb, especially for walking and it was very quiet.

    Reviewed by VeronicaSep 2015

  • "The peace and quiet."

    The people that own the cottage were fantastic and nothing was too much trouble for them. I would definitely be going back and I would recommend it to anyone.

    Reviewed by Teresa AnneJul 2015

  • "A fabulous cottage in a fabulous setting."

    We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by KatrinaJun 2015

  • "Loved the quietness and beautiful surroundings."

    Had very nice owners and we were given lots of suggestions on where to go for sightseeing and food. The cottage was beautiful and in an ideal place. Would definitely go back, as still got lots of things we would love to see and do.

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2015

  • "The hospitality we received from the owners could not have been warmer, they made us all feel so welcome."

    The scenery around was stunning. Will definitely go back to this charming, beautiful cottage with the exceptional warm welcome. Loved it.

    Reviewed by JacquelineJun 2015

  • "A lovely quiet area with beautiful views and good walks."

    Reviewed by StephanieAug 2014

  • "This property is in the country but only half an hour away from the bright lights and old buildings of Dublin."

    Just follow the N81 main road to the tram park and ride sign and follow that to catch the tram straight in. Warm, friendly family welcome, even scones and jam. Just a very short drive from a large lake. Also a short drive into the Mountain National park which is stunning. Good shops just ten minutes away in Blessington. The property has a modern interior and kitchen but has the country character look on the outside. Great garden to wander in and watch the horse up in the fields.

    Reviewed by LindaJun 2014

  • "An idyllic cottage in a rural scenic setting."

    Had a very warm welcome from the owners who made themselves available for local information. The cottage was so comfortable and the views stunning. We enjoyed the animals (ponies, cat, dogs, pigs and - most of all - the chickens who perched on our windowsills!). This was a perfect base for exploring the wonderful Wicklow scenery and sights. We would thoroughly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by AnnJun 2014

  • "Everything, already booked to go back."

    My father-in-law came with us first time (March). He enjoys walking and hiking up mountains thus was really a great holiday for him. We enjoyed it too. Hiring a car was definitely the way forward and we got to see more of rural Ireland. It was a perfect holiday which we shall come back to enjoy again and again.

    Reviewed by SophieMar 2014

  • "We had a fantastic holiday."

    The family who lived on the farm adjacent were so friendly and welcoming, and could not have been more accommodating. The location is beautiful, and I would highly recommend this cottage to others of all ages.

    Reviewed by JacquelineOct 2013

  • "We had an excellent stay at the cottage."

    Friendly welcome, and very cosy atmosphere. Will definitely go there again.

    Reviewed by ThomasAug 2013

  • "The cottage was charming and had been sympathetically updated so we were very comfortable, and slept very well!"

    Although most attractions are a bit of a drive away, it was a pleasure to know this was the cottage we were returning 'home' to.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2013

  • "Everything was great - the setting, the welcome from the owners, the cottage, and the scenery."

    We had a brilliant time and would go again very readily.

    Reviewed by ColinMay 2013

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The property

Lackan 1 mile.

Dating back to the early 1800s, this detached cottage sits amongst the beautiful countryside of County Wicklow, close to the village of Lackan.

Situated next to the owner's property and smallholding and combining modern and traditional elements, this Lackan cottage is the perfect home-from-home for couples, friends or small families looking to explore this stunning part of Ireland.

Located at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains, this Lackan cottage has two cosy double rooms, a shower room with an electric power shower, and a welcoming open plan living area complete with woodburning stove and unique geothermal heating so warmth and comfort is assured.

Outside this Lackan cottage, holidaymakers have the opportunity to share the owner's large garden and interact with the local wildlife or taste the local produce.

There are walks from the doorstep up in to the hills or down to the expansive Blessington Lake.

The quaint village of Lackan has a pub and the large town of Blessington is just a few miles away with all the amenities you require for a relaxing holiday, including many pubs and bars where a friendly welcome is assured.

This Lackan cottage also has the advantage of being within easy driving distance of the bright lights of Dublin, but still benefits from the peace and tranquillity of rural Wicklow.

Nearby, there are also ample opportunities for golfers, fishermen and watersports enthusiasts or you can just take a drive through the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains.

There's something for everyone at this delightful Lackan cottage.

Summary

  • Two double bedrooms
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Geothermal underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for woodburning stove available to purchase locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and toddler bed on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Shared lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: The owner lives next door and owns dogs, horses, pigs and chickens
  • Note: Stabling available by prior arrangement with owner
  • Note: Bedrooms have sloping ceilings.

About the location

LACKAN, COUNTY WICKLOW

Blessington 4 miles; Glendalough 18 miles.

The village of Lackan in County Wicklow lies on the edge of the Blessington Lakes, near the border with County Kildare. The Blessington Lakes cover 500 acres, and offer a scenic backdrop for days out. The town of Blessington offers a variety of amenities and attractive buildings. Within easy reach of Lackan is the Wicklow Mountains National Park, with wonderful walking and outdoor sporting opportunities. Glendalough is a popular destination, with visitors returning time and again to enjoy the natural beauty and abundant wildlife. And for those who want to swap natural splendour for bright lights and buzzing streets, the city of Dublin can be reached in under an hour.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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