Stone Lodge

Kilkenny, County Kilkenny (Ref. 931147)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Only one mile from Kilkenny, this quaint and quirky first floor studio apartment is situated next to the owner’s home. Cheerily furnished with convenience in mind, this cosy apartment is perfect for an away-from-it-all romantic retreat in a truly beautiful part of Ireland. Indeed, you really do get the best of both worlds here as when nestled inside this sweet property, you could easily forget that you’re so very close to all that the impressive city of Kilkenny has to offer. Sheltered beneath sloping ceilings, the apartment consists of a well-equipped open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and comfy seating. The real focal point of this room is the lovely solid fuel stove, ideal for curling up in front of as you reminisce upon the day’s adventures. When tiredness sets in, simply walk over to the bedroom area, complete with its own en-suite facilities and pretty Juliet balcony. When you venture outside, you’ll find a delightful shared lawned area to the front of the property where you can kick back and relax with a refreshing drink as you plan your Irish adventure in County Kilkenny. For a really interesting day out, Nicholas Mosse Pottery is close by, where you can pick up handcrafted souvenirs of your holiday for family and friends. For those who enjoy horse riding there’s two equestrian centres nearby and you could not ask for a more perfect environment in which to ride or walk. Kilkenny is a city with something for everyone and is just a short drive away from this lovely property. Bursting with culture, music and laughter, there’s shops, pubs and restaurants aplenty, not to mention the whole host of festivals, including the famous Cat Comedy Festival for you to enjoy. In the daytime, you could amble along the River Nore, or explore the interesting castle and impressive cathedral, whilst Kilkenny’s vibrant nightlife will keep you entertained after dark. For those desiring a more tranquil retreat, Woodstock House and Gardens are well worth a visit and there are also plenty of opportunities for fishing and watersports nearby. If you decide to venture further afield, there are Waterford and the Hook Head Peninsula or why not take a day trip to Dublin and sample all the delights of Ireland’s capital city? This charming apartment is a perfect base from which to explore this simply stunning area of the Irish countryside.

Facilities

Inside:

First floor

  • One double bedroom with Juliet balcony & en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area & sitting area with sofa bed & solid fuel stove

General

  • Electric heater with solid fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Washing machine
  • TV with Saorview
  • CD/radio
  • WiFi
  • Fuel for stove & power included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • No pets
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawn & furniture
  • Shop & pub in Kilkenny, 1 mile

Notes:

  • The apartment has a Juliet balcony & there is a pond and fountain in the garden, children to be supervised
  • Sofa bed suitable for children only

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

KILKENNY, COUNTY KILKENNY

Driving times:

  • Kilkenny Airport - 6 miles, 15 mins
  • Rosslare ferry – 56 miles, 1hr 30 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; in Kilkenny, 1 mile
  • Nearest pub; in Kilkenny, 1 mile
  • Nearest town; in Kilkenny, 1 mile

On the doorstep:

  • Kilkenny - The bustling city of Kilkenny has something for everyone
  • Woodstock Estate Gardens - Large gardens showcasing some of the region's beauty

Day trip:

  • Hook Head Lighthouse - Visit Europe's oldest working lighthouse perched on the tip of the Hook Head Peninsula
  • Waterford - Home of Waterford Crystal, and the Waterford Crystal Factory Visitor Centre