The Folly

Kilkenny, County Kilkenny (Ref. 904655)

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  • 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 on a quiet lane, 2.5 miles from Kilkenny city centre. Set next to the owner's home, this delightful Kilkenny cottage offers a convenient base for exploring the city itself, as well as the wider area. Set all on the ground floor level, this cottage in Kilkenny boasts four en-suite bedrooms, so after a busy day a good night’s sleep is guaranteed. The sitting room has a multi-fuel stove, which is ideal to sit in front of and keep warm, whilst enjoying time with your loved ones, and from this room you can enter the patio area, or you may wish to relax in the front lawned garden. Just a short drive or taxi ride away is the city of Kilkenny, where you will find something for everyone. Shopping, culture, nightlife and festivals, including the famous Cat Comedy Festival are all here for you to enjoy. Alternatively, you may wish to walk alongside the River Nore, or explore the castle or cathedral before stopping for a coffee and watch the world go by. The area also offers golf, fishing, watersports and a host of attractions, including Woodstock Estate Gardens, and further afield there is the Hook Head Peninsula, Waterford and Dublin. A delightful Kilkenny cottage, a perfect retreat for families and friends.



Ground floor

  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Three twin bedrooms with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove


  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Two fridges
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • TV with full Sky, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for open fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Travel cot & highchair on request
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden with furniture
  • Patio area with furniture & BBQ
  • Shops, pubs & restaurants 2 miles


  • The driveway is shared with the owner
  • Whilst this property is pet free, the owner’s house is attached & they do have dogs
  • No stag/hen parties

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Driving times:

  • Kilkenny Airport – 5.5 miles, 20 mins
  • Rosslare ferry – 64 miles, 1 hr 25 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; 2 miles
  • Nearest town; Kilkenny centre, 2.5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Kilkenny Castle - Explore the castle and enjoy a reinactment show in the grounds
  • Woodstock Estate Gardens - Large gardens showcasing some of the region's beauty
  • River Nore - Indulge in a spot of angling for a relaxing afternoon

Day trip:

  • Hook Head Lighthouse - The oldest lighthouse is Europe
  • Waterford Crystal Experience - Visit the factory and pick up a souvenir to take home with you
  • Dublin - The capital of Ireland, lively Dublin is home to the Gravity Bar, Ireland's highest bar, and Guinness Storehouse