Prospect Cottage

Portlaw, County Waterford (Ref. 12919)


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

The property

Just half a mile from Portlaw, and nine miles from the friendly city of Waterford, sits this attractive, Grade II listed, stone-built cottage. This Portlaw cottage is completely detached; the accommodation is spread over three floors, with a split-level ground floor, providing ample space for any family or larger group of friends looking for something a little different and a little bit special. Designed by William Tinsley, a celebrated Irish architect, this tastefully decorated cottage close to Portlaw is both light and bright, but retains much of its unique character; telling the tale of its past with solid wooden flooring, high ceilings and thick stone walls. The warming woodburner in the kitchen and beautiful open fires in the sitting rooms add a touch of cosiness and a homely ambience to this spacious Portlaw cottage. The kitchen with dining area allows a perfect space to come together, it is ideal for entertaining and sharing a meal while you discuss plans for your Waterford holiday. Enjoy tranquillity at your Portlaw cottage; sink comfortably into the cosy chairs in one of two sitting rooms, both of which benefit from the enticing glow of an open fire. Treat yourself to a morning coffee or a hearty Irish breakfast in the enclosed patio area, or on the lawned private garden area while you make the most of the attractive views towards the winding Clodagh River. There are plenty of activities close to your Portlaw cottage; fans of Irish history and heritage will benefit from a visit to Curraghmore House and Estate, where approximately 2,500 acres of ground which belong to the seat of the Marquis of Waterford, will be open for you. Within a 15 minute drive of your Portlaw cottage you will have the choice of Waterford's fine Blue Flag beaches at your disposal. Waiting for your discovery are the magnificent views and enchanting walks at the Comeragh Mountains, which outdoor enthusiasts will find irresistible. This character cottage, formerly a barracks, is surrounded by pretty, rural grassland, and yet the local pubs and shops of Portlaw are only a stone's throw away, so you can be sure to have the best of both worlds in this interesting and quirky Waterford cottage.



Lower ground floor

  • Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 4) & dining area with woodburner
  • Utility room
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC

Ground floor

  • Sitting room (seats 5)
  • Sitting room (seats 4) with open fire

First floor

  • One king-size double bedroom
  • One king-size double bedroom with en-suite basin & WC
  • One family room with 1 double & 1 single bed
  • One twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating, woodburner in kitchen, open fires in sitting rooms
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with basic Sky, DVD
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • Oil and electricity charged by meter reading
  • Starter packs for woodburner & open fires included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Single bed, cot & highchair available on request
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Rear enclosed courtyard with furniture & BBQ
  • Side enclosed lawned garden
  • Shop & pub 6 mins walk


  • An extra full size single bed is available on request. This can be put in one of the king-size rooms or the family room. Please contact the owner for more details.
  • This cottage is next to a road, therefore some noise may be heard.

About the location


Waterford 9 miles.

Driving times:

  • Waterford Airport - 16 miles; 28 mins
  • Rosslare ferry - 57 miles; 1 hr 18 mins


  • Nearest shop; 6 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 6 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Waterford, 9 miles

On the doorstep:

  • House of Waterford Crystal - Take home a beautiful souvenir to remind you of your Irish holiday
  • Tramore Beach - Three miles of sandy beach, with an opportunity to surf and fish
  • Duncannon Fort - A star-shaped fortress in Waterford Harbour

Day trip:

  • Comeragh Mountain - Great walking through spectacular scenery
  • Fota Wildlife Park - Perfect for a family day with free roaming animals and birds within a 70-acre site
  • Lismore Castle - A beautiful castle with delightful gardens