About this listing
This property (10mins from Kilkenny city) is in one of the craft centres of the county and has one room to offer, a large bedroom with ensuite upstairs. Central for touring the South East of Ireland.
A modern semi-detached house, in a small quiet estate, with on-street parking. One large bedroom with ensuite on the first floor.
Guests will have access to their own bedroom.
Interaction with Guests
As much or as little as the guest would like. Usually one of us is present, and can answer any queries, give direction and hints on what to see and where to go.
A lovely village 10 minutes drive from Kilkenny city, with two pubs, a supermarket, butchers and post office. Home to the famous Nicholas Mosse pottery, and other craft makers also. Perfect location for touring the county and availing of the walking, driving and cycling tours. Also 30 minutes from Waterford city.
Very limited public transport, own car recommended. Free parking. Hosts can provide taxi service, if required.
Other Things to Note
We have lived in Bennettsbridge for 7 years, and love the village and the locals. It's friendly, convenient and you get a great opportunity to meet the local characters when you visit Lalors Pub.
We are a coeliac friendly household.
We expect our guests to treat our home with respect. This is a non-smoking house, and pets are discouraged.
About the Host, Roisin
Early 50s,but feel younger! Married to Malcolm for fifteen years, and living in Kilkenny, Ireland. He cycles, I run (a little!) and we both like travelling. We find hotels are very impersonal, and like to meet local people when we're visiting an area, so we thought we could translate that into helping visitors to Kilkenny to enjoy that aspect.
We've been hosting since May 2014, and have met such lovely people from all over the world. It's been fun!
Our home in the lovely village of Bennettsbridge is quiet, clean and modern. We love living here, as it means we are close to the fabulous medieval city of Kilkenny but still enjoy country living. Beautiful river walks, local crafts (pottery, candlemaking and more) and a really nice pub!
We look forward to meeting you!
Roisin & Malcolm