New Thatch Farm

Scarteen near Knocklong, County Limerick (Ref. 28611)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This welcoming thatched cottage dates back over 400 years and sits amongst beautiful countryside just 2 miles from the quaint hamlet of Knocklong, County Limerick. Ideal for a romantic break for two or for a small group of friends, this Knocklong cottage has two comfortable bedrooms and a spacious, yet cosy layout. The well-equipped kitchen offers a home-from-home feel and the inviting sitting room boasts a warming woodburner, perfect for snuggling up in the evenings with a glass of wine. Outside your quaint Knocklong cottage, you have a courtyard garden to the front and a lawn and patio garden to the rear with furniture and a BBQ area, ideal for those sunny days when you feel like making the most of the sunshine and dining alfresco or simply enjoy the peace and quiet with a cup of tea and a good book. Situated close to the border of Tipperary and Limerick, this peaceful hamlet of Knocklong boasts spectacular views of the Galtees Mountains and nearby attractions include the Knockainey Church and the ruins of the 16th century Knocklong Castle. Further afield, you have the town of Killmallock which offers a wide range of shopping facilities and a variety of pubs and restaurants and a short drive away will bring you to the town of Tipperary which lies in the superb scenic surroundings of the Golden Vale; ideal for hill walking and pony-trekking. With so much to see and do, you’ll not regret your visit to Knocklong in the beautiful county of Limerick!



Ground floor

  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room (seats 3) with woodburner
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC

First floor

  • One double bedroom


  • Oil underfloor central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine occasionally shared with owner in external utility
  • TV with basic 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
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Courtyard garden to front
  • Lawn & patio garden to rear with furniture & BBQ area
  • Utility
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 10 mins walk


  • Internal steps are steep & narrow & may not be suitable for the elderly or those with limited mobility
  • This property is surrounded by farmland so your pet must be kept under strict control at all times when outside
  • Stabling & paddock available by prior arrangement with owner
  • Property is only suitable for babes-in-arms and children aged 5 and over only.
  • Max. 4 adults, including babes-in-arms.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

Note: Property is only suitable for babes-in-arms and children aged 5 and over only.

About the location


Kilmallock 8 miles; Tipperary 12 miles; Limerick 22 miles.

Driving times:

  • Shannon Airport - 40 miles; 54 mins
  • Rosslare ferry - 108 miles; 2 hrs 30 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Kilmallock, 10 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Limerick - A lively town with great shops, pubs and attractions
  • Fishing - The Shannon Estuary offers fantastic fishing

Day trip:

  • River Fergus - Fantastic fishing in the heart of The Burren
  • Dingle Peninsula - Great walking, beautiful beaches and exciting water sports
  • Youghal - Ireland's premier coastal resort, great for families