Garrykennedy 1.7 miles.
Cornode Cottage is nestled on the eastern shores of Lough Derg near Garrykennedy, County Tipperary.
Cornode Cottage is picturesque, detached and stone-fronted, and is situated in an unrivalled location for touring Ireland's Shannon region.
The cottage is surrounded by countryside and woodland for families and couples to enjoy a relaxing break.
Follow the meandering driveway to find a large, sloped garden bounded by hedges and blending seamlessly into the natural environment.
Here you can look forward to dining alfresco amongst the mature native trees, vibrant shrubs and ferns, and making the most of your tranquil surroundings on summer evenings.
Inside, the cottage has traditional furnishings, rustic charm, and is beautifully appointed with timber ceilings, waxed pine furniture, wool carpets, and rugs throughout.
Be welcomed into the living/dining room to unwind by the warmth of the Morso woodburning stove, watch TV with German and French channels available, and prepare the dining table ready for dinner.
The well-equipped kitchen has everything you need for cooking in the comfort of your home-from-home including an electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher and coffee maker.
You'll also find a utility area with a washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, and ironing board, so you can keep your walking gear fresh throughout your holiday.
Completing the ground floor is a double bedroom and a bathroom, whilst upstairs there are two twin bedrooms and a contemporary shower room, featuring a spacious walk-in shower and heated towel rail.
On sunny days, be sure to follow the wooded walkway to a private harbour where you can moor your boat, kayak, fish, and swim in a secluded, scenic setting.
Explore your local surroundings, where nearby, you will find the beautiful surroundings of Castlelough Forest, where you can follow a good selection of picturesque walking trails whilst enjoying breath-taking views of the lake.
Garrykennedy is just paces away, here you can explore the fascinating ruins of a medieval castle which rest along the harbour, treat your loved ones to a tasty meal at the award-winning bar and restaurant of Larkin’s, where traditional music can be enjoyed on selected nights during the season, or sample the local ales at Ciss Ryan's pub.
Continue onto Portroe, where you can stock up on essentials at the well-stocked convenience store.
Your holiday home is a haven for keen anglers and outdoor enthusiasts, with lakeside walks aplenty, coarse fishing and watersports readily available.
Further water activities, including kayaking and canoeing, can be found in Killaloe, as well as a tennis club and a delightful selection of riverside eateries.
Take a scenic drive over to Birr, where you will find the renowned Birr Castle Gardens, speckled with rare trees and featuring a science centre with 19th-century telescope, or head over to the bustling city of Limerick where you can explore the Hunt Museum and King John's Castle.
Wider attractions to check out include, the Burren, Rock of Cashel, Bunratty Castle, Galway and the idyllic Holy Island.
For an unforgettable staycation in the Irish countryside, secure your stay at Cornode Cottage.