Cherryfield

Ballyragget, County Kilkenny (Ref. 904441)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This charming semi-detached cottage is situated next to the owner’s home, on a working livestock and dairy farm, 1.6 miles from the town of Ballyragget, County Kilkenny. This cottage near Ballyragget offers ideal accommodation for a family or group of friends who wish to get-away-from-it-all and experience this area of the Emerald Isle. Your single-storey County Kilkenny cottage boasts three bedrooms, including one that has en-suite facilities, plus there is a separate shower room. The living areas in this Ballyragget holiday home consist of a sitting room with a warming multi-fuel stove, a dining room with an impressive decorative stove and a lovely fitted kitchen. The large lawned garden at this Kilkenny cottage, along with a medieval castle and a thatched BBQ hut, all combine to provide a great place for alfresco dining and a cold drink on a warm summer’s day. Guests of all ages will adore the external games room beside the cottage, with its adult-sized pool table, football table and darts, and there's also a permanent tennis net set up, meaning you'll never be bored! There's plenty of sports equipment, which you're welcome to use including footballs, rugby balls, tennis and badminton rackets, nets, hurley and hockey sticks, golf clubs and fishing rods, with the sports pitch in the village of Lisdowney less than a mile away. Back at the cottage there's also an orchard with apples, pears, cherries and plums, which guests are welcome to use when the fruit is in season, and a walk-in run where you can feed the hens and collect eggs daily for breakfast. Farm enthusiasts will also love watching and taking part in the milking of the cows and the feeding of the calves and horses. The nearby picturesque village of Durrow has quality restaurants, bars and a castle, plus relax on the banks of the River Erkina to while away the day, and scenic walks, cycle trails, horseriding, watersports, golf and fishing can all be accessed locally. The city of Kilkenny is within driving distance and offers shops, bars, restaurants and annual festivals, plus the Rock of Cashel, Waterford, Cork city and even Dublin are further afield. A delightful Ballyragget base, whatever your interests.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with decorative stove
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove

General

  • Eco-friendly central heating from external woodburner (all fuel provided by the owners) with multi-fuel stove.
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • TV with Sky, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • PlayStation 3 with games
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books & board games
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for stove included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • No pets
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • External games room with pool table, soccer table and darts
  • Ample off road parking
  • Rear lawned garden with furniture & BBQ
  • Shared front lawned garden
  • Shops & pubs; in Ballyragget, 1.6 miles

Notes:

  • Although all ground floor, there is a step from the kitchen up to the dining room
  • Whilst this property is pet free, it is on a working farm so dogs and other animals may be in the vicinity

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

BALLYRAGGET, COUNTY KILKENNY

Durrow 5 miles; Kilkenny 10 miles.

Driving times:

  • Waterford Airport – 53 miles, 1hr 10 mins
  • Waterford ferry – 47 miles, 55 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; Ballyragget, 1.6 miles
  • Nearest pub; Ballyragget, 1.6 miles
  • Nearest town; Ballyragget, 1.6 miles

On the doorstep:

  • River Nore - Indulge in a spot of angling for a relaxing afternoon
  • Dunmore Cave - A limestone cave situated in Ballyfoyle, County Kilkenny

Day trip:

  • Rock of Cashel – St. Patrick’s Rock, or the Cashel of Kings can be found in County Tipperary
  • Waterford - Home of Waterford Crystal, and the Waterford Crystal Factory Visitor Centre