The lovely thing here is the quiet and relaxing peace of this little cottage. With the open fire and also the South facing frontage this is indeed a most welcoming place to just take some time out and recharge your batteries.
Lovely whitewashed traditional Irish Farm cottage. FREE WIFI in the cottage !( signal not great ! ) It has a cozy sittingroom with open fire. You can burn wood, turf (peat ) coal etc. Small fully fitted Kitchen . Double bedroom with comfortable double bed and shower en-suite, on the ground floor. Upstairs there are two bedrooms with 2 single beds in each room and there is a toilet and wash basin. These upstairs bedrooms have low attic ceilings and are probably best suited for children , although many adults have also stayed here, There is an electric blanket on the bed for added comfort. You have Free access to the farm and all the lovely walks, both on the farm and on the local mountains. There is also a great traditional music culture in this area.
Your cottage is adjacent to the owners, so you have instant access should your have any enquiries , or if you are looking for hot tips on places to visit , stories and legends from the area, etc.
There is an authentic old Fairy Fort on the farm, and an ancient 'Swearing Stone', on which it's said Oisin lay his hand, on his return to the Land of Erin , after he had spent 400 years in Tir na nOg ( Land of Youth ) If you stand in the centre of the fairyfort and close your eyes, and listen with a quiet peaceful heart, then you will hear the ceoil ( music ) of the Fairies.
The Cottages are situated on a farm about 1mile from the village of Borrisoleigh. Here you may buy petrol, hardware, food and drink. There are also restaurant and Fast Food outlets. You can buy fresh home grown vegetables from Barbara and her husband Michael on Friday mornings in the 'Square', in front of the beautiful Parish church. There is a garage and 3 Filling Stations. Bus service serve Borrisoleigh as it's on the main Thurles to Nenagh R498
Here you will get a flavour of Irish hospitality and friendliness at its best ! There are loads of testimonials from all over the world, which verify the wonderful experience holidaymakers have had here in this part of traditional Ireland. There are goats, ponies, chickens, ducks etc on the farm adjacent.
Guests will have Free access to the adjacent FairyFortFarm, visitor farm, with its walks, around the Swearing Stone , Fairy Fort, Famine haggard, Tree House , stream and little waterfall, animals, fields, streams and relaxation of the fields and countryside
Interaction with guests
There is usually a great interaction with guests, who are welcomed and invited into Michaels house for copious cups of tea , sing songs, music etc.
There is often a, ' Romancing the Fairies', when music and songs are performed to entertain the 'Little People' or Leprechauns !
Other things to note
Great little spot for Art, Writing, or just doing nothing !
Please tell us if anything needs attention. We will take your household rubbish, or you can help us by seperating paper, plastics,etc. Food Scraps can be given to our pig Pablo She will love you for it. So will we ! You may feed the cats and Pippy our wonderful dog if you wish. She loves people, but we understand if a member of your group is allergic to dogs. Just tell us and we will ensure Pippy is kept away.
Please do not encourage dog or cats into house. The vacuum cleaner lives under the stairs, should you need it for spillages etc.
Above all, Have a wonderful holiday at the farm.
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I am easygoing. I like friendship, fun, good conversation, music, art, pottery, drawing, painting, writing poems and stories, singing, picnics, walking, cycling, horse riding, I dont smoke. I take an occasional drink in company. I like travelling, new experiences. etc.i grow a lot of my own food. i chat over a cup of tea. life is good. thank you God !.
i like animals. my favourite read is Jean M Auel's Clan of the Cave Bear, Valley of Horses, Mammoth Hunters, Shelters of Stone. etc( Has she written a follow-up ?
I have just planted 20acres of Oak trees, which will take years to develop, but I will admire their growth , like my children !
I hope FFF will become a mecca of love , nurturing and creativity !y