About this listing
3 double bedrooms available in large house nestled in the beautiful Irish Midlands. Easy access to/from Dublin city centre and airport by car, train or bus. Surrounded by mature gardens, this property is the perfect launchpad for your Irish holiday!
Located in the heart of Ireland, this large prairie-style bungalow offers comfortable accommodation including generously proportioned bedrooms and spacious living room, a beautiful conservatory overlooking the Silver River, as well as a large well-equipped kitchen and breakfast space. A light continental breakfast is included in the price.
There is a tennis court on the grounds for the sporty types, beautiful country walks right out the front door for the contemplative personality and scenic drives through the Irish countryside, to the Slieve Bloom mountains and other points of cultural interest closeby for all to enjoy.
Our guest may avail of full laundry facilities on site as well as wireless internet. Bicycles are available upon request as are tennis rackets and balls.
Where possible, we do our best to arrange transfers to and from the train or bus for those travelling without a car.
Our guest have access to the communal living spaces (living room, conservatory and kitchen) as well as the garden and tennis court. Use of the music room and grand piano is by special arrangement only. There is free parking available on the grounds.
Interaction with Guests
Your hosts, Adele (musician) and Kevin (sculptor/designer) live and work on the premises and are available to help make your visit to Ireland memorable and pleasant. Feel free to request assistance during the planning phase of your visit - we are happy to make recommendations to enhance your itinerary!
Optional Extras (additional fee required)
1) Guided Tours: Half-day or Full-day guided tours of famous heritage sites in the Irish Midlands
2) Music Practice Retreats: professional performance coaching for classical string players and pianists (minimum stay 5 days)
3) Learn English: 1-to-1 tuition with an emphasis on conversation with TESOL certified teachers (minimum stay 5 days)
Located in the historic region of Acontha Durrow, this premises is surrounded by nature and heritage. Just two miles from the small town of Tullamore, guests can enjoy exploring the bogs at Lough Boora and Clara, learn about the ancient monastic sites at Durrow and Clonmacnoise, enjoy a round of golf in a variety of courses in the area or swim in the local area pool or mountainside baths. We are close to the main motorway arteries linking this region to Dublin, Galway, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Limerick, and Sligo making day trips a pleasant and practical possibility.
Tullamore is on the main Dublin-Galway rail line and the area is well served by buses. In addition we are just 5 miles from the M6 motorway which cuts directly across the country from East to West.
Other Things to Note
Use of grand piano on request - €10 per hour fee.
Clean as you use!
Quiet hours 11:30-7:30
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About the Host, Adele
Originally from Chicago in the US, I have lived in Ireland since 1987 where I work as a professional musician. I love cooking, books, music (of course), learning about anything and swimming! I look forward to helping you enjoy your time in Ireland - it is a beautiful country and steeped in history.