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Four-Star Retreat in the Heart of Ireland Close to Walking, Fishing, Boating

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Last updated: 01/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kilcormac house description

No visitor to the house fails to appreciate the painstaking time and effort that has gone into restoring this residence to its original splendour. From the artfully refurbished original floorboards to the magnificent nineteenth century iron bath, this tastefully restored Georgian residence is a real treat to anyone looking for a refreshing and authentic alternative to the sterile and characterless accommodation so prevalent today. No expense has been spared in combining the original character with all the comfort and trappings of modern convenience. Three of the four bedrooms are en-suite while the kitchen comes equipped with an array of accessories. All that you could possibly need to make your stay both restive and restorative is included.
The house is situated in the very heart of the beautiful village of Kinnitty, nestled at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Magnificent walking trails are at your door while the Shannon river is close, for quality fishing and sailing


Setting: The private and spacious environs are the perfect compliment to the authentic charm and beauty of the tastefully restored Georgian residence. Through double doors, the soothing sounds of the passing river offer those relaxing on the patio a chance to savour the rugged beauty of the majestic Slieve Bloom mountains. This idyllic setting will be perfect for any couple enjoying the vista of the retreating sun or indeed for any family enjoying the space and sanctuary of the private garden.

On your doorstep: Take a step outside and find yourself in the very heart of the beautiful village of Kinnitty, nestled at the foot of the Slieve Blooms. Take a stroll through the centre or stop at the 'Slieve Bloom Bar', where live music is often found or at the Black and White award-winning pub 'Clendenings' where a turf fire and a friendly welcome is guaranteed. A pleasant walk East of the village will bring you to the world famous Kinnitty Castle where all the opulence and luxury of the original castle is combined with a host of activities from equestrian trips to mountain hikes to Falconry.

Lots to do and see: The sheer range of activities available is astonishing. From falconry to fishing,hill-walking to water sports, there is something for everyone. Enjoy the music and atmosphere in the local pubs or take in some of the native Irish field sports played in the area. Walk through the heart of the Bog of Allen and admire the extraordinary sculptures in Lough Boora parklands. Stroll around the heritage town of Birr where the award-winning Birr Castle Demense Gardens can be found. Take a boat on the Shannon down to Lough Derg to fish or simply relax and enjoy the stunning scenery. Marvel at the immaculately preserved Monastic ruins at Clonmacnoise. Catch one of the many festivals or explore the mountains on your doorstep with the local club. Truly, you won't be bored.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 140 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

            en-suite...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            en-suite...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            en-suite...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Three of the bedrooms are en-suite and all are newly restored to their original elegance including original wooden floors and restored period sash windows....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • En-suite 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • En-suite 2: toilet, shower

            en-suite...moreless

          • En-suite 3: toilet, shower

            en-suite...moreless

          • Main Bathroom: toilet, tub

            Restored Iron bath...moreless

          • Downstairs Toilet: toilet

            ...moreless

          • The property has four bathrooms including three en-suites as well as a downstairs toilet. The highlight is the perfectly restored original iron bath in the main bathroom....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Free broadband access in the house while a pre-pay wireless broadband modem (dongle) is also available for tenants to take with them as they travel around Ireland. Children always welcome as are pets (as long as they're suitably house-trained!)....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Garage
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Parking
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Patio
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.9
              from 11 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Spring
              Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              €130 €140
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              €460
              Summer
              Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              €130 €180
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              €590
              Autumn
              Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              €120 €130
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              €470
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              €130
              €470

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • No additional mandatory fees
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Reasonable usage of fuel is included in the rent

              All electricity costs are included.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 01/22/2015
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              Location

              75 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Shannon/ Dublin
              75 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Dublin (Dun Laoghaire
              15 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Tullamore
              70 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Galway

              This is a wonderful base for exploring and discovering the Slieve Bloom and its Environmental Park, there are many walking trails, two equestrian centres, Kinnitty Castle Hotel, the ancient monastic site of Clommacnoise, Birr Castle Gardens and Telescope, Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre, Lough Boora Parklands, Birr Heritage Town and much more.

              There are also three full Golf courses within a 20 minute drive with many more in close proximity to Kinnitty.

              The Shannon river is only a 20 minute drive, while one of it's most magnificent lakes, Lough Derg, and it's array of activities, is only 35 minutes away.

              Fishing is very popular in the area, both on the Shannon and its many tributaries.

              Local Festivals include Birr Vintage Week (Aug), The Tullamore Show (Aug) Tullamore Phoenix Festival (July), Slieve Bloom Storytelling (October), Irish Fleadh Ceoil in Tullamore (Aug ) as well as weekly organised walking trips with the local club.

              Kinnitty Castle is a centre of Irish music.

              Other Activities: Birr Castle's magnificent gardens (10 min); Water sports on Lough Derg (30 min); Lough Boora bog Parklands; Kinnitty Castle; Falconry

              Golf: For the golf lover, there is an abundance of golf courses in the vicinity, some within a ten minute drive and many more that are easily accessible.

               

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              Photos

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Bedroom 3

                Bedroom 3

              • The stream that runs beside the property

                The stream that runs beside the property

              • Relax in complete privacy by the river

                Relax in complete privacy by the river

              • Bedroom

                Bedroom

              • Main Bathroom

                Main Bathroom

              • Kitchen.

                Kitchen.

              • Bedroom 4

                Bedroom 4

              €120 - €180 per night (EUR)
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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              • Sleeps
                8
              • Bedrooms
                4
              • Bathrooms
                4.5
              • Property type
                House
              • Reviews
                11
              Owner
              Member since: 2008
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 01/22/2015
              Email owner

              +353 86 1607010

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