Rock Cottage

Thomastown, County Kilkenny (Ref. 26093)


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

The property

This traditional, semi-detached cottage sits in the heart of the lively market town of Thomastown, County Kilkenny. With its classical Irish decor, this Kilkenny cottage truly is a wonderful place to stay to experience a trip back in time and is perfect for a romantic stay with your loved one. The double bedroom is set on a mezzanine level up a steep wooden staircase, so you can really experience the ins and outs of a traditional Irish cottage. The sitting area in your cosy Kilkenny cottage is perfect for enjoying quality time together, snuggled up in front of the warming multi-fuel stove while you enjoy a bottle of wine in the evenings and the well-equipped kitchen is ideal for making intimate meals to enjoy together. Outside your lovely Thomastown cottage, you benefit from a modest, enclosed patio with furniture, ideal for enjoying those sunny days dining alfresco or maybe just for taking pleasure in the quiet time with a good book. The bustling town of Thomastown offers an array of traditional pubs, delightful restaurants and unique shops and for the explorers amongst you, why not visit the 13th century ruins of Jerpoint Abbey where you can enjoy one of the daily guided tours? Thomastown sits just along the banks of the River Nore where you can enjoy a peaceful stroll and take in the beautiful views that surround you. The river itself is famed for its salmon and trout so if you fancy trying your hand at a spot of fishing, you are more than welcome. Just a short drive will bring you to Kilkenny, a superb day out for all ages. With many attractions to enjoy, such as the beautiful parks and gardens, the walking trails, the historical heritage sites and one of the many bus tours available, there is sure to be something for everyone. When you fancy a rest, just pop into one of the many restaurants, pubs and bars waiting to welcome you with open arms. A delightful Kilkenny cottage where you have everything at your fingertips.



Ground floor

  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area, sofa bed & multi-fuel stove.
  • Wet room with shower, basin & WC

Mezzanine floor

  • One double bedroom


  • Heating from multi-fuel stove & gas cylinder heater
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • TV with Saorview & DVD
  • Selection of books & games
  • First €20 of power included, with meter top ups available to purchase locally
  • Initial supply of gas & starter pack for woodburner included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Small enclosed patio with furniture
  • Shop & pub 10 mins walk


  • The bedroom at this property is on the mezzanine level & has sloping ceilings & a steep ladder staircase & may not be suitable for children or those with limited mobility
  • There is mild road noise in the day time

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute

About the location


Kilkenny 11 miles, Waterford 25 miles.

Driving times:

  • Waterford Airport – 29.9 miles; 44 mins
  • Rosslare ferry – 41.2 miles; 1 hr


  • Nearest shop, 10 mins walk
  • Nearest pub, 10 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Thomastown; 6 mins walk

On the doorstep:

  • River Nore - Indulge in a spot of angling for a relaxing afternoon
  • Kilkenny Castle - Explore the castle and enjoy a reinactment show in the grounds

Day trip:

  • Tramore - Meaning 'big beach' is a seaside town in County Waterford
  • Dublin - The capital of Ireland, lively Dublin is home to the Gravity Bar, Ireland's highest bar, and Guinness Storehouse