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Luxurious Cottage Set in Beautiful Irish Countryside.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

We welcome you to stay and enjoy our tastefully decorated and spacious Gort na gCapall luxury cottage where we have created a destination which is a real rural retreat. We value the wealth and uniqueness of our surroundings; our farm, fields, rivers and local community. It is a tranquil, safe and private place to stay, where children love the freeedom of the large lawn area and adults enjoy being close to nature in the heart of the Lakelands & Waterways Region. A short walk, cycle or drive brings you to the villages of Dromineer, Puckane, Ballycommon, Killaloe and access to Lough Derg on the River Shannon. We are located in the heart of North Tipperary and close to the shores of Lough Derg.

Are you an independent traveller looking for a holiday destination off the traditional tourist trail but in a spectacular, location and yet close to the tourist sites. Or have you a special family or sailing event on the horizon, that you would like to convene in a memorable, but central location? Do you like the sound of silence, the scents of nature and sporting & sightseeing opportunities in abundance? Would you like the space and comfort of a fantastic luxurious holiday home, with friendly advice and assistance on hand as required.

Our Cottage is an ideal base for the truly rural holiday located on 120 acre family farm in the heart of Tipperary countryside, guests are encouraged to explore the fields and experience rural life at first hand. It is a perfect base for walkers - the cottage is located on the Sli Eala walk, stop off at Hanly Tweeds, Ballyartella or have a pint or some delicious food at The Thatched Cottage, Ballycommon. Enjoy watching or our cows leaving and returning to the pasture each evening for milking and or simply soak up the genuine atmosphere created by this welcoming family.

Our cottage has been prepared to make your vacation truly memorable - high end furnishings, fully equipped cream kitchen with granite breakfast bar, microwave, cooking hob and oven, laundry room with washing machine and dryer, iron and ironing board, CD player, Radio, TVs and DVDs.

Gort na gCapall cottage at Annaghbeg, Drominner is a modern luxury home within a traditional Irish Cottage where the pace of life ambles. Three out of our four bedrooms have European King Sized beds (American Queen) which are very tastefully decorated with two en suites making your stay very comfortable. The master bedroom upstairs has a spacious walk in wardrobe and en suite with wonderful black out blinds for the ideal lie in!. We also have a king bedroom downstairs with its own en suite. Our other bedroom has twin beds dressed with crisp white linen. Our open plan living area has a beautiful open fireplace and we supply our own wood for your convenience. The seating in this area is our fine brown leather couches or indeed our window seat for dining in this area.

The Cottage is very spacious complete with Patio for al fresco dining - furniture and BBQ provided. The main bathroom of the house with its marble tiled floor has a free standing bath with separate shower. The open plan kitchen/dining/sun room area contains facilities, equipment and fittings of excellent quality and standard.

For those rainy days, a full DVD Library to choose from and also a full bookcase or indeed a game of pool on our 6' pool table to entertain the younger ones. We can also arrange a cookery demonstration locally where you get to eat the food with a glass of wine - very relaxing.

Due to its location we can provide horse treking, cycle routes, walk routes, local sport, boat trips, fishing and many more activities from which to choose from. Watch the sailboats and fishing boats come and go at the very nearby village of Dromineer. Take a trip on the lake on a 50-seater tour boat.

Alternatively, rent a small sailboat or fishing boat and go exploring on your own. The fishing in the area is great, especially for pike and trout. Local experienced fishing guides will be glad to provide instruction and local knowledge. Facilities on site include an outdoor horse gallop or a trek on a pony and trap can also be organized for the visitor who wants to see the local countryside.

Incedently Our Cottage is also located 10 miles from the famous village of Moneygall where President Obama's ancestors came from. President Obama and his wife Michelle visited this village in May 2011.

The location of the Cottage facilitates a 2 mile wallk/drive to the lakeside village of Dromineer on Lough Derg which boasts Lough Derg Yacht Club, we are 5 miles from the nearest town of Nenagh. The Cottage is located a 50 yard stroll to the walking trail of Sli Eala.

It is such an ideal setting - day trips to the Cliffs of Moher, Killarney, the Burren, or the Dingle Peninsula or a shorter day exploring the smaller quaint towns of Terryglass (on Lough Derg) and then Killaloe (on the river Shannon) both a short 15-20 minute drive and the castles in Birr and Limerick about a 40 minute drive. The M-7 (major highway) is only minutes away which cut the long day trips travel time easily by half. Vist the local Pubs for Pub-Grub ie. the Whiskey Still in Dromineer, the Thatched Cottage in Ballycommon and Larkins Pub in nearby Garrkennedy. These pubs also specialise in irish music where one can dance or indeed relax and chat the locals. Nenagh is a quaint and friendly town and just walking through the town and having coffee/tea and a ‘sweet’ in The Pantry, Country Choice or Quigley’s Bakery or visiting the butcher at Hanlons to buy wonderful local meats are all a treat.

We love having guests to stay, sharing life at our cottage, who will enjoy our friendship and a lovely place to stay.

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More Details

Owner
Jeanette Seymour
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 4, 2017

About Jeanette Seymour

As a family living and working on a rural farm, we built this wonderful cottage which is next door (100yds) to our family home. The location of this site is so scenic and as a family we enjoy the local amenities of Lough Derg and enjoy visitors to this area. My husband Stephen is a farmer and we have three children aged 15, 12 and 7.

You will not be disappointed with the local area as it is strategically located with many fantastic villages and towns nearby e.g. Terryglass, Ballycommon, Dromineer, Portumna, Nenagh to name but a few.

Jeanette Seymour purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Jeanette Seymour chose Dromineer

Gort na gCapall Cottage is also accessibble from Shannon, Dublin or Cork airport. Dublin airport the country's largest airport is 2 hrs from us and Shannon International is located just 1 hrs drive from us.

What makes this cottage unique

7 Things to see and do - Let us arrange your tee time at one of our two local golf courses or try a hand at fly fishing on Lough Derg famous for Pike, Rudd and Perch. We can arrange a trip on our pony and trap around the local area or indeed a pony trek for the more adventurous. Not for the faint hearted there is a sky diving in nearby Capparoe. For a nice Lough Derg drive, visit our local villages of Terryglass, Dromineer Garrykennedy, Killaloe to name but a few and enjoy the amenities in each village. You can also take a trip to President Obama's ancestral home in nearby Moneygall. There are many many more things to do when in this area - just let us know and we will endeavour to make your stay truly memorable!

Have a look below at some of the wonderful things that our visitors have written into our Guest Book or indeed left notes for us upon leaving the Cottage.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We immensely enjoyed our stay here at the cottage. Everything was wonderful even the weather. So peaceful and relaxing here. Thanks for all your help in answering our many questions. Only bad part is having to leave this incredible place!

Maybe some day we will come again. Thanks
Jun 2017
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Amenities

Dromineer Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (3) Victoria Bed in cream enamel finish with real brass embellishments., Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) A travel cot is available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 92 reviews
5

Every Modern convenience in a Magical setting....

  • 5 of 5

It was a lovely place to stay. There were five of us and we were very comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped and the terrace is lovely when the sun shines. The fire downstairs made it cosy on the damp days. The bathrooms are well appointed and plenty of hot water. For us it was a holiday of many vivd rainbows and wonderful walks along the Nenagh River. We picked field mushrooms and fried them in butter and picked blackberries and made crumbles. We visited the local woollen mill - Hanley's not to be missed. There are some fine places to eat nearby. Nenagh is a great town for shopping and local produce. Would we stay again - yes. Both Jeanette and Steven were really helpful but we got all the privacy we wanted too. We couldn't have liked it more....

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John & Co, Thank you for your wonderful review of Gort na gCapall. So glad that you enjoyed your stay and it was our pleasure to have you as guests. Hope our paths cross again some time in the future. Regards Jeanette & Stephen
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5

Gort Na gCapall Cottage is a very lovely place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was wonderful! My wife and I, our three adult children and two spouses, felt very at home and slept wonderfully in this cottage. Even with our limited experiences in Ireland, this location is the epitome of an Irish country atmosphere. We measured how early we were leaving for each day's adventure by whether we had beaten the cows to the pasture or not. The two local pubs, the Whiskey Still in Dromineer and the Thatched Roof in Ballycommon were very friendly and overly cordial. Nenagh is less than 10 mnutes away and has great pubs as well.

Our trip consisted of visiting, Limerick, Galway, Waterford, Blarney, Cork, the Giants Causeway, and Mullingar. We were able to get to all of these destinations and return each night to the cottage. Being from the U.S., once we got used to driving on the left side of the road, all of the highways were easily accessible from the cottage.

Finally, we cannot discuss this cottage without saying thank you to the owners and hosts, Jeanette and Stephen Seymore. When we arrived, we noticed that the lights were not working. I contacted Jeanette, her husband Stephen was on site within minutes as they live very close. After going through the cottage and finding everything should be working, he made some calls and found that there was a local outage. He suggested we head to the Whiskey Still as they had power. When we walked into the pub, the owners immediately sat us down and took care of us. Their kitchen had already closed, but they fired up the grill and we were able to have dinner, with of course, a couple of pints. It might be a while until we return to Ireland, but when we do, this is where we will stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

The house was fantastic and very roomy. Our family hosted a small reunion at the house and it was equipped perfectly.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing Country Setting!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is THE must stay in central Ireland. We were looking for a base to begin our daily adventures and this home was perfect for us. The interior of the home is amazing the appliances are all up to date and there is ample parking for up to 3 cars infront and behind the house. The owner was beyond accommodating and even stopped by to ensure our stay was amazing. Book this house if it fits into your travel dates!!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location for a stunning property !!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent 10 days exploring Ireland from this stunning, centrally located property. The property and owner provided us a 5 star experience. We visited the Ring of Kerry, cliffs of Moher, Dublin, Galway, Doolin, Cork and so much more. We loved watching the sunsets from the patio. This home had everything we could wish for and more. Plenty of space with two living rooms, multiple eating areas and comfortable beds. A lifetime experience for our family was perfect

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We strive to ensure your stay at Gort na gCapall is memorable. Kindest regards Jeanette
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5

Wonderful Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We could have not asked for a more relaxing place to stay on our Ireland adventure.We had 7 in our party and had plenty of room to spread out. The interior was exceptionally clean with up to date everything. Situated on the owner's beautiful dairy farm, we could have easily spent all our days there having tea on the patio and watching the cows graze. The owner's were readily available for any questions or recommendations. Thank you Stephen and Jeanette for a wonderful stay!!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Shannon
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Whiskey Still, Thatched Cottage, Kennedys
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Rosslare
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nenagh, Birr & Portumna
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nenagh
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Whiskey Still, The Thatched Cottage
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Galway
Car: recommended

A number of activities can be pre arranged i.e. paintball activities, pony & trap tours, guided walking tours, fishing, boating, golfing and many more to choose from.

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $119.4

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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