The apartment is adjacent to the fabulous Comeragh Mountains in Ireland's sunny South East close to the historic Viking City of Waterford and the Copper Coast (European Geopark).
The nearby towns of Dungarvan, Ardmore, Lismore, Youghal and Clonmel offer everything from seascapes to mountains, shops/ cafes /restaurants / unique boutiques/ castles/gourmet food/art/ craft/ historic walks/bike hire/traditional music and dance/ foraging trails/festivals.
Converted from old, stone, farm buildings this bright, modern apartment is set in the Courtyard of a traditionl and picturesque thatched cottage. The apartment is a light filled,airy comfortable space consisting of full kitchen/dining, large lounge with comfortable armchairs, glazed doors opening onto patio and cosy en - suite bedroom also opening onto courtyard.
Patio table/chairs in barbecue area plus use of garden with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
Use of Artist Studio/Workshop optional extra.
Amazing sunsets behind the Knockmealdowns and sunrises behind the Comeragh Mountains.
Indoor/outdoor breakfast available on request.
Bicycle hire from the town. Plus opportunity to hill walk with host occasionally or take a stroll on the 46km Waterford Greenway with its fabulous sea and river panoramas.
Off road free parking facility. BBQ patio area. Wifi.
Access to garden with panoramic view of countryside. Composting bins. Seasonal organic veg. Welcome tray.
Home cooked meals and packed lunches by prior arrangement. Late arrivals can pre-order snacks.
Board games, books (or swop-a-book, take a book leave a book), magazines, DVDs, playing cards, jigsaw puzzles provided.
Couch available for third guest at an additional cost of €20 per night. Fridge box/bag, picnic chairs, thermos flasks and small charcoal BBQ available free of charge for day trips etc. Loan of easel for painting/sketching .
Comprehensive file of tourist information on the culture/history and extended area for sightseeing-exploring-walking. Plus extensive list of restaurants/cafes in Dungarvan and surrounding towns/villages. Tourist office in Dungarvan.
Guest suggestions welcome and desired.
Four legged Pets welcome. !
Interaction with guests
Very friendly welcoming yet unobtrusive host.
Loves meeting new people sharing stories/travel info' and cups of tea/coffee! Respects the needs of guests whether it be privacy and total rest/seclusion or friendly shared interaction.... It's always the guests' choice.
Other things to note
Electricity is metered. A reading is taken on arrival/departure. Payment is for power used only and is payable direct to host on departure.
There's a no smoking policy within the apartment.
Guests are respectfully asked to comply with the in-house environmentally savvy recycling system.
Should a problem arise with internet(very rare)
there is free broadband in the Public Library as well as in most of the cafes-bars-hotels - restaurants and public amenity areas in our nearest town Dungarvan. There's also an Internet Cafe for photocopying printing etc.
A covered drying area is provided for outdoor clothing hiking boots etc. Guests are respectfully requested not to hang wet clothes inside as this causes damp. Thank you.
Pet owners a respectfully asked not to allow pets on beds sofas etc. Dog/cat beds are provided on request.
Well-behaved pets are welcome.
Please leave the apartment securely locked and the roof windows shut when going out and shut the gate (dog may wander).
Note: although Internet is free it is not unlimited. Guests are respectfully requested to use it for contact purposes only ie family/ bookings/travel information and personal reasons. unlimited free WIFI is also available in Dungarvan Library shops restaurants pubs hotels etc. Many thanks in advance for your understanding.
Guests are advused that this is a self clean space. Therrfore no cleaning fee applies.
Try not to wear outdoor footwear when indoors.
Please dry washing in the area provided and not on the heaters.
Please also let the host know if there's something you need or you're not happy with. Our aim is to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
Enjoy your stay with us, we look forward very much to meeting you. Margaret.
Hi....I'm Margaret. Looking forward to meeting you.
My family are the people who bring me the most pleasure in life.
I travel, write poetry and paint. Growing organic vegetables, foraging,cooking, nature the arts music and friends are some of my passions.
Meeting people from around the world and having them in my home is a real pleasure.
Come and enjoy a home from home experience. M ☺