About this listing
4* rated property on idyllic 450 acre Fairymount Farm in the heart of Ireland. Newly renovated, bright and spacious w four bedrooms (two single, two double) Conservatory leading to stone built patio, bbq area and garden.
One of two 4* cottages on 450 acre family run Fairymount farm, with Bike Park Ireland on the other end of the farm. Bike Park Ireland offers everyone from beginners to pros an action- packed day out. There are 6 downhill trails to choose from, a fast uplift service, a 2km enduro climb and the largest pump track in the country.
Oakwood, on the other end of the farm is in an extremely tranquil, idyllic, peaceful setting. Oakwood was renovated in 2010, bright and newly furnished with four bedrooms (two single, two double extra en suite), kitchen, living area and large bathroom the house is spacious yet cosy. Sleeps 6+,. Conservatory leading onto stone built patio, barbeque area with outdoor wooden furniture and large garden for long summer evenings or snuggle up by the traditional fireplace for cooler nights!
Nestled in front of our old oak wood, overlooking our 450 acre working farm with access to your own private lake the Oakwood cottage is the perfect rural haven!
Visited and revisited numerous times from all over the world, winning numerous awards, Fairymount Farm encaptures as our guests tell us time and time again 'something magical' . Staying in one of our cottages is not only a great base for touring Ireland but it is a way of actually experiencing the real Ireland in a way difficult to find elsewhere.
Though if you feel like just staying at home for a day why not avail of what is at your doorstep and head out on our own award winning farm walks and trails. While staying at Fairymount Farm you can avail of our 5 well laid out path and trails across this land, taking you through rich forests, sunken oak trees, up to the top of our 700 foot hill knockshegowna (known through Irish legend as the fairy hill) past horses and sheep and all forms of Irish wildlife.
These walks take you past archeological sites; ring forts (dating as far as 2000 years old), a fulachta fiadh and we even have a crannog (400 AD) on site Warm welcome. Wonderful sunsets!
Private home with all mod cons. Access to private 450 acres of woodland, hill and private lake. Bike Park Ireland on the same farm.
Interaction with Guests
We will be happy to answer any queries before you arrive via email and phone and are aim is to make your stay as enjoyable as possible on arrival! We live at the other end of the farm and will try to assist you with anything you need.
As mentioned, you will have full access to the walks and trails around the farm that start the second you walk out of the The Old Cottage. Peaceful area.
It really is an deal central base for touring Ireland, 2hr drive Dublin, 1hr Galway while having amenities such as four 18 hole golf courses , horse-riding, fishing, traditional pubs and century old castles within a 18 kilometer radius. Birr Heritage town with the second largest telescope in the world is also ten miles away with great pubs and restaurants.
Car is recommended, parking is provided. Two hour drive from Dublin airport, one hour from Shannon
Other Things to Note
Approve and registered cottage with Fáilte Ireland with a four star rating
Just no smoking indoors, if you would like to bring a pet please contact me directly and we can have a chat about it!
My husband and I live on the other side of our 450 acre farm and have been involved in self-catering for ten years, only discovering AirBnB in the last while!
We have put our heart and soul into designing the two cottages to ensure they are clean, cosy, bright (with great views) and fully equipped with all the mod cons you need!
We are involved in farming, horse breeding, tourism and have just opened a down hill mountain bike track on our side of the farm. It is very important to us to conserve the natural beauty of our farm, making discrete pathways within and growing thousands of trees in the past decade.
We have recently travelled around New Zealand and love welcoming new people, hearing their stories and trying to make their stay here as enjoyable as possible. We'd love to hear from you, or answer any questions you may have!
We also live on the other side of the farm and would love to meet and help you with any queries on your stay!