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New Thatch Farm

Scarteen near Knocklong, County Limerick (Ref. 28611)

4.8

Excellent

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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21 Customer Review(s)

  • Dan

    “This was a bucket-list checkmark for me.”

    We loved the experience of staying in a thatched-roof cottage with a wood-burning stove for heat. It was a bit more rugged than we anticipated due to the modern central heating system having become inoperable the day before our stay. However, we were given the option of finding other accommodations but decided to make a go of it. There was ample wood to keep the fire burning but you have to be willing to get up and tend the fire a couple of times during the night. I also was reminded that ...

    We loved the experience of staying in a thatched-roof cottage with a wood-burning stove for heat. It was a bit more rugged than we anticipated due to the modern central heating system having become inoperable the day before our stay. However, we were given the option of finding other accommodations but decided to make a go of it. There was ample wood to keep the fire burning but you have to be willing to get up and tend the fire a couple of times during the night. I also was reminded that people weren’t as tall when homes were built this way. If you’re over 5’ 10” be sure to duck when going through doorways or up on the upstairs landing. Sonia was a great host and we’d stay here again. Be sure to take a left out the driveway and visit proprietors Tony and Fiona for a pint at the Fox’s Den Pub, 2 miles down.

    - Dan, April 2022

Summary

  • Mostly ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room (seats 3) with woodburner
  • External utility.
  • Oil underfloor central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and 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 and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Courtyard garden to front
  • Lawn and patio garden to rear with furniture and BBQ area
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Internal steps are steep and narrow and may not be suitable for the elderly or those with limited mobility
  • Note: This property is surrounded by farmland so your pet must be kept under strict control at all times when outside
  • Note: Stabling and paddock available by prior arrangement with owner
  • Note: Property is only suitable for babes-in-arms and children aged 5 and over only
  • Note: Max
  • 4 adults, including babes-in-arms
  • As from the 20th of July 2018 there will be no dogs/pets staying in the property.

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!

About the location

KNOCKLONG, COUNTY LIMERICK

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

The friendly village of Knocklong is located in the south east of County Limerick, close to the Limerick/Tipperary border, in the midlands of Ireland. The railway station is famed for the rescue of Sean Hogan, which was one of the first events of the War of Independence in 1919. The village also holds the ruins of a 16th century castle and O’Turley Tower on Knocklong Hill. Located on the main Limerick-Mitchelstown-Cork road, Knocklong makes a great touring base with plenty to see and do within easy reach. The walking trails and historical sites around the beautiful Lough Gur is a must do in the area for outdoor enthusiasts, and Mitchelstown Caves, Cahir Castle and the Rock of Cashel are also within easy driving distance and worth a visit.

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

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas