Traditional Irish Cottage

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Last updated: 02/01/2010

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Heritage/Local Crafts:

Visit Timahoe Round Tower, Donaghmore Workhouse and Agricultural Musuem, Castlecomer Craft Yard, Discovery Park, Heywood Gardens, (All 15min drive from Tulip Cottage) For more details visit Laois Tourism website

Visit Dunmore Caves, Kilkenny Castle, Nicholas Mosse Pottery, Jerpoint Abbey, , Jerpoint Glass. ( All 30min drive from Tulip Cottage) For details visit

Visit the world famous castel ‘The Rock of Cashel’ in the picturesque town of Cashel (50 mins drive from Tulip Cottage). For details visit


If Angling is your thing, Co Laois offers a plethora of nearby locations and fish types for game and coarse anglers. Species of fish to be caught include salmon, wild brown trout, pike, tench, rudd, breem, eel and perch.

The River Barrow’s headwaters have been the birthplace of millions of salmon and trout since time immemorial.

The River Nore and its tributaries are a delight to fish as they flow east through Castletown and on to Durrow before taking a southerly course for the Waterford coastline. It is a noted dry-fly fishery with good stocks of brown trout . Also Lake Fishing in Castlecomer Lakes, Ballinakill Lakes and Stradbally Lake. All 10min drive from Tulip Cottage.

Abbeyleix Golf Club (10mins drive from Tulip Cottage) The 18 hole course at Abbeyleix is fast developing a reputation as one of the best courses in the midlands. Designed by the well known Golf Architect Mel Flanigan, the 18 hole layout will prove a fair test of Golf for players of all categories.

The old 9 hole course was recognised as one of the best 9 hole courses in the country and now having obtained an adjacent piece of rolling terraine which contains many specimen mature trees, the 18 holes ensures enjoyable golf with many scenic views.
A famous feature of the old course at Abbeyleix was the beautiful soil based greens, as well as retaining the old greens, all the new greens are again soil based giving a consistancy
Castlecomer Golf Club (15mins drive from Tulip Cottage) Set in a 200 year old forest, Castlecomer's course provides a great test of golf combined with breath taking views of the local terrain. With the development of this course completed in 2003, it is clear to everyone at Castlecomer Golf Club that Pat Ruddy has designed a unique Golf Course.

Tulip Cottage is 45mins (approx) from the quaint Mildands village on Moneygall, the Ancestral home of US President Barack Obama.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Historic


  • Arboretum
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $28.10
  • Taxes Not included


A deposit of $200 is required to secure all bookings.

Electricity usage and oil based central heating are metered and charged separately (on departure)

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A tastefully restored traditional Irish Country Farm Cottage located in the beautiful picturesque and peaceful setting on the southern slopes of Wolfhill (Co. Laois) in the Irish Midlands. Tulip Cottage is a wonderful location in the hills for a calm and simple vacation or break on the Emerald Isle. An ideal writers or artist hideaway, perfect for a romantic or family vacation in a quiet rural farm land.

Tulip Cottage will make an ideal central base for touring most regions of Ireland. We are less than 30 minutes drive from Kilkenny, Carlow, Portlaoise, and just an hour from Waterford. It is 70 Minutes drive from Dublin, 1 hour and 45 mins drive from Cork,


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Speaks: english, french



  • The Sun Trap to the rear.

    The Sun Trap to the rear.

  • Tulip Cottage (from the front)

    Tulip Cottage (from the front)

  • Homemade Brown Soda Bread

    Homemade Brown Soda Bread

  • The Lounge

    The Lounge

  • The Sitting Room

    The Sitting Room

  • Third Bedroom (single)

    Third Bedroom (single)

  • Master Bedroom (Double)

    Master Bedroom (Double)

  • Second Bed Room (Bunk Beds)

    Second Bed Room (Bunk Beds)

  • A Winter scene

    A Winter scene

  • Second Bedroom (Bunk Beds)

    Second Bedroom (Bunk Beds)

VRBO #117023

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, August 14, 2016

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Traditional Irish Cottage

Slatt Lower, Co. Laois, Ireland #167375ha

3 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 7

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