Brandon Cottage Inistioge Kilkenny

House - Entire home/apt · Inistioge, Kilkenny, Ireland
Elspeth

Cosy, bright Irish cottage in the heart of the sunny South-East. Quiet location with spacious gardens. Easy driving reach of beaches, historical sites and towns, shopping, golf, outdoor pursuits. Ideal for families or adult groups. Sleeps 5.

Your host, Elspeth
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Cosy, bright Irish cottage in the heart of the sunny South-East. Quiet location with spacious gardens. Easy driving reach of beaches, historical sites and towns, shopping, golf, outdoor pursuits. Ideal for families or adult groups. Sleeps 5.

The Space

Traditional Irish cottage in the heart of the sunny South-East of Ireland. Recently renovated, cosy and bright. Ideal for families or adult groups. Surrounded by picturesque gardens with large pond. Located on quiet country road.

Sleeps five adults, or mixed adults / children (extra camp beds / travel cots available). Kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, fridge/freezer. Dining/living room, sitting room with wood burning stove, second sitting room / library with small open fireplace that converts into third bedroom. Two cosy bedrooms upstairs (one double, one twin) with traditional tongue-and-groove ceilings and storage space. Twin room has space for extra camp bed, all rooms can fit travel cot. Family shower room with electric shower. Plenty of parking space. Barbecue facilities.

Suitable for guests with own transport.

The South East of Ireland is a great holiday area, packed with loads to see and do. Brandon Cottage is within easy driving reach of beaches, coasts and rivers, restaurants, historical sites and towns, shopping, cultural events, golf, walking, hiking, horse-riding and other outdoor pursuits. The town of New Ross is 10 minutes away, and Thomastown is 15 minutes in the other direction. The cities of Kilkenny and Waterford, and Wexford town are each 30 minutes drive away.

Brandon Cottage is great for children of all ages, but parents of toddlers should be aware of a number of ponds on the site.

45 minutes drive from Rosslare Europort, 1hr 45mins Dublin Airport, 1 hour Waterford Airport, 2 hours Cork Airport.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Cleaning Fee: $56
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s), Cat(s), and Other pet(s)

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  • Elspeth answered any queries we had very quickly before we made the reservations. The house was cosy, very clean and very well equiped, a real home from home. Beds very comfortable. Welcoming home made bread and jam delicious. Just a tip on directions, look out for the big red barn on main road for the turning for road to Brandon cottage.

    April 2014
  • This is THE BEST place to stay if you're in Ireland! The house was perfect and very spacious. The hosts, Gerard and Elspeth were so kind and welcoming. They made you feel you were a pert of the family. There was homemade bread and fresh eggs for us when we arrived! You will love this place! I highly recommend it!

    April 2014
  • Elspeth and Gerard were wonderful hosts, (thanks for the delicious homemade bread and jam amongst other things).
    The cottage was cute and comfy even for a family of 6!! The only thing I would say is the stairs are a little tricky for young children, but that's to be expected with a cute house of such age and character. Definitely recommend this place for a home away from home!!

    April 2014
  • What a wonderful place! A piece of paradise, really. The cottage is so cosy, clean and comfortable, we would like to stay forever and ever! The fire place is a good little extra for rainy autumn days/nights. And it feels so good walking around along the fields, to appreciate the beauty of Irish country. And Elspeth is so nice, welcoming us with a loaf of bread and a beautiful smile. I recommend it, 100%!

    October 2013
  • We enjoyed our time at the cottage. It is in a beautiful rural setting. A touch of old Ireland. Clean and comfortable. The homemade bread was a treat and Elspeth was helpful and gracious hostess. Enjoyed the fireplace Loved our stay.

    October 2013
  • VERY LOVELY QUIET LOCATION. PRIVATE COTTAGE WITH
    A WASHING MACHINE! VERY FRIENDLY HOST.

    September 2013
  • Traumhaft schön, sehr nette Vermieterin und sauber war auch alles. Ich kann diese Unterkunft nur weiter empfehlen. Elspeth war sehr nett und hat uns sogar Milch, frisch gebackenes Brot, Butter und Eier von Ihren Hühner bereit gestellt. Das Grundstück ist groß und wer will kann auch da Fußball spielen. Manchmal kommt ihr Sohn und spielt mit. Wir hatten eine schöne Zeit bei Elspeth und wollten erst gar nicht weiter. Vielen Dank

    July 2013
  • Elspeth's cottage was beautiful. It was spotlessly clean recent renovated and beautifully decorated, completely private with own entry, truly a home away from home. Elspeth could not have been more hospitable leaving freshly baked bread and newly laid eggs for us. All facilities including a welcome washing machine are new. It was peaceful and a close distance to Woodstock Gardens and other scenic pleasures.

    July 2013
  • Wir hatten einen sehr angenehmen Aufenthalt im Brandon Cottage. Vorallem hat uns die ruhige Lage auf dem Lande sehr gefallen. Obwohld das Cottage an einer Strasse liegt, hat es kaum Verkehr.
    Elspeth, unsere Vermieterin, hat uns sogar einen kleinen Lebensmittelvorrat für das erste Frühstück zur Verfgung gestellt.
    Viele Ausflugsziele locken in der näheren und weiteren Umgabeung.Auch das Wetter hat es gut mit uns gemeint (4 Tage reiber Sonnenschein!). Alles in allem eine gelungene Ferienwoche

    June 2013
  • The cottage is indeed well located in relation to many interesting towns, villages and the coast.
    Elspeth is a host that takes her commitment to her guests seriously. It was lovely to have gluten free bread she had baked herself as well as scones waiting for us, along with other staples waiting for us in her fridge.
    She was very welcoming and happy to guide us in selecting local activities.
    The cottage boasts a lovely kitchen, a pleasure to cook in.

    May 2013
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Deutsch, English, Français
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Beeslack High School, University of Exeter
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Elspeth is a singer, gardener, cook, baker, sometime University administrator and mother of two boys. She, Gerard, Michael (10) and George (3), Reilly (golden labrador), Virgil (ginger tabby), hens and geese, live in (or near!) the main house, built in 2009, which is a walk up the garden from the cottage. Elspeth is available at any stage for advice and assistance to make your stay as comfortable, relaxing and memorable as possible.
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