About this listing
Dorm style hostel accommodation in our historic mill just about 5 miles outside Durrow, Co. Laois - Basic, airy and clean, 5 bed dorm and rec room with external bath house and toilets. Ideally suited to groups - light breakfast provided
A newly renovated dorm room in a historic mill, with an adjacent living / games room with an external bath house featuring shower and wc's
Ideally suited to groups of walkers; cyclists,and fishers, as we have plenty of space to store bicycles and rods in the mill. There is also a table tennis room to use and chill
The bath house offers a sauna to ease the muscles and onsite massage can be arrange by appointment
The outside has a millpond and a number of streams bordering the formal garden, all of which are there for everybody to enjoy. Croquet is available during summer and there are is a table tennis table and lots of games in the recreation room
Interaction with Guests
We live on site and are happy to be on hand or offer you as much privacy as you like
Off the beaten track, but only a few minutes from Junction 3 on the M8 half way between Dublin Cork and Limerick and :- we are close to Durrow and Abbeyliex, both with a fine selection of bars and eateries. We are also in the foothills of the Slieve Bloom mountains and there are lots of walks nearby
A car or bike is needed to get around, as there is limited local buses,
Other Things to Note
With stables on site and a variety of cycle and pony treks around, we can arrange a number of activities for you,.
I moved here with my husband Anthony in 2008 after we had spent quite a lot of time travelling for his career in sailing Stars, and now live here with our children, dogs and horses working from home and have been restoring the mill and outbuildings , - I live in the main house and offer any guest as much privacy as they would like - but also like to welcome guests as family.
We both have a great interest in cooking & food, have a thriving vegetable garden and aim to provide most of our vegetables from it; we love sports in general, rugby sailing polo and hunting in particular, and would be described as people people !!