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Ballymacarbry, County Waterford (Ref. 1118815)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 9 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Margaret

    “Another wonderful stay at Coffeys, a superb retreat with stunning countryside, a warm welcome (as usual) the owners couldn't have been more helpful.”

    Many thanks

    Many thanks

    - Margaret, December 2023


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 2 x double, 1 x triple room with king size double and single
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath and claw feet, handheld shower, heated towel rail, basin, and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, heated towel rail, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Second sitting room with open fire
  • Oil central heating
  • Oil fired AGA oven and hob, gas hob, fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Starter pack for open fire available from owner €25 supplement per week
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars available
  • Rear multi-level garden with patio, lawn, and furniture
  • Shed available for bike storage
  • One small well behaved dog allowed
  • No smoking
  • Shop 1.9 miles, pub 1.6 miles
  • Note: There are steps in the garden
  • Note: The WiFi works throughout the property, but the mobile signal may work better outside
  • Note: No hens/stags or similar parties

The property

Resting rurally 1.5 miles from the quaint village of Ballymacarbry, in Co.Waterford is Coffeys, a fully renovated 3 bedroom traditional farmhouse with many of its original features.

Offering flexible sleeping arrangements for nine guests with peaceful surroundings and charming living spaces whilst recognised as a gateway to many popular countryside walking trails, the property offers the ideal base for a group getaway to Ireland.

Start your break in the welcoming sitting room, featuring an open fire with exposed stonework before travelling to the well equipped kitchen/diner to prepare meals for all.

For some peace and quiet, retire to the second sitting room, or head outside to the rear garden, delivering a tranquil environment, bordered by woodland and listen to the trickle of a meandering mountain stream 50m from the property.

The early morning riser may spot the wild deer from the upstairs window!!!

As sleep calls, complete your nightly routine in either the ground-floor shower room or main bathroom, featuring an indulgent roll-top bath, before locating to the well-presented bedrooms; select from a twin, a family room and a triple room.

Come morning, enjoy a coffee around the dining table before venturing to an array of nearby attractions including Irelands longest greenway, Dungarvan-Waterford (46kms) only 23 mins away.

There are also child friendly walking/cycling routes from the farmhouse.

For mountain bikers the route of the famed Nire Valley drop, held annualy in Oct can be accessed from Coffeys ) For the hill walker enthusiast, the property is located near the picturesque Nire valley with looped mountain walks of varying degrees of difficulty to suit all abilities including the Nire lakes and the renowned Crottys Lake and Coumshingaun.

Perhaps the finest example of a Corrie lake in Europe!

Coffeys is only a 45 min drive from one of Irelands most visited heritage sites, the Rock of Cashel.

Lismore castle, the Vee pass, Cahir castle, the Swiss cottage, Mitchelstown caves, Mount Mellary Abbey, Ardmore cliff walk taking in St.Declans round tower, the Copper coast UNESCO global geopark and then for the beaches, Clonea strand, Stradbally cove, Whiting bay.

Blackwater ECO boat tours.

The Mahon Falls taking in the “magic road”.

The Viking district in Irelands oldest city-Waterford is less than an hour away.

There are no less than 4 golf courses in the area.

Visit the picturesque harbour town of Dungarvan and indulge in the café culture or the fine dining of the many award winning restaurants.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €350.

About the location


Clonmel 10.5 miles; Waterford 40 miles.

Resting on the banks of the Nire River Valley and bordering the stunning Comeragh Mountains is the small welcoming village of Ballymacarbry in County Waterford. The village is home to a pub and a shop, and is mostly renowned for its recreational activities, attracting many visitors all year round. Ballymacarbry is the perfect location for anyone looking for an active break, with stunning walking routes throughout. The Comeragh Mountains offer terrain to suit every grade of walker, from beginners to the very experienced. The local tourism association can recommend some superb published walks and also host the annual Comeragh Walking Festival – a treat for all, with music, dancing and of course, walking!

Note: No hens/stags or similar parties

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas