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Mary Kate’s Farmhouse @ Boolakennedy

Boolakennedy near Cahir, County Tipperary (Ref. 1108290)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms:1 x double with TV and large en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Large bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail
  • Living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Large sun room with fabulous views
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, iron and ironing board
  • Smart TV with channels and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove (wintertime only) inc. in rent
  • This excludes EV charging
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking available
  • Side patio with picnic bench and barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.8 & 6.1 miles, Hotel, Bar, Restaurant & Swimming Pool 1 mile, village pubs 2.8 miles
  • Note: There is a washing machine and tumble dryer available in a communal laundry area
  • Note: Check-in 6pm, check-out 10am

The property

Cahir 6.5 miles.

Birthplace to Lester Lonergan who was an early twentieth century actor in America, this single storey traditional style long farmhouse is nestled at the foot of the Galtee Mountains.

Comprising of large sun lounge with unhindered panoramic views of the Knockmealdown Mountain range, home to the famous Vee Pass & corrie lake Bay Lough making it an ideal place to relax within, (at night the odd car light can be seen in the distance and can give the impression of lights just floating in the dark sky).

Next, an old-world kitchen with stone flag floor and wood burning stove, just off this to one end is a large double bedroom with king size bed plus wooden flooring, spacious ensuite and large shower cubicle.

Off the kitchen via a hallway, is a storage/cloak closet, next is a spacious main bathroom with both a bath and again a large shower cubicle, next door is a cosy twin bedroom with 2 single beds and finally a very large bedroom with King size bed.

This house sleeps six people and is finished to a very high standard, complimented with quality furnishings throughout including anti-allergy bedding.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1108289, together sleeping 10 guests.

Boolakennedy Boutique Farm Cottages

Boolakennedy Self Catering Boutique Farm Cottages Cahir, Tipperary, Ireland, offering a choice of two luxurious Faílte Ireland Approved homesteads for your perfect retreat. Boolakennedy is set in unique countryside at the foot of the Galtee mountains in the beautiful county of Tipperary that borders with Limerick, Cork and Waterford, these are in the province of Munster along with Kerry & Clare offering you a world of possibilities for your stay with us. Mary Kate’s farmhouse and John’s Dairy share over 200 years of Lonergan family history and rest together allowing them to be booked individually or simultaneously providing warm, comfortable and luxurious accommodation whilst keeping its traditional surroundings. Just 10mins drive from the town of Cahir is one of Irelands largest Castles built in 1142 on an Island in the river Suir, which has been host to multiple films such as Barry Lyndon, Excalibur, the Green Knight & the Last Duel just to mention a few, then take a stroll by the riverbank to the fabulous 19th century Swiss Cottage. Other places of interest locally are Mitchelstown Caves just a 10min drive from Boolakennedy, then Rock of Cashel, Lismore Castle & Gardens, then within 50mins drive you have the Titanic Experience plus Fota Island Wildlife Park in Cobh County Cork. If you want to venture a little further, why not visit Bunratty Castle & Folk Village then continue to the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. If you feel like some water adventure why not try the Tipperary Suir Blueway kayaking and canoe trail or take a cycle on the Waterford Greenway in Dungarvan approximately 50mins from Boolakennedy.

About the location


Clonmel 11 miles; Tipperary 14 miles.

Cahir is one of County Tipperary’s designated heritage towns and is a popular base for tourists to discover this region of Ireland. It sits on the River Suir and is home to Cahir Castle which is a beautifully preserved defence castle and is open daily to the public. There is a small shopping precinct in the town as well as a range of pubs and restaurants. For the more active, Cahir has a leisure centre with tennis courts and a mountain biking track as well as a local golf course. Close to Cahir are the Galtee and the Knockmealdown Mountain ranges which offer a variety of walks for all abilities. A lovely area to visit, all year round.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas