Brandon Cottage Inistioge Kilkenny

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

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.

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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 a great place 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: $57
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s), Cat(s), and Other pet(s)

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  • 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
  • As soon as we arrived at the Brandon Cottage we were already planning for our return! Such a picturesque place in the middle of the stunningly beautiful Kilkenny county. The surroundings were exactly what we pictured when thinking of Ireland. There are rolling hills, the meandering river, beautiful stone bridges and green all over. Plus, we realized if we had stayed in the city of Kilkenny we would have never seen as much of the countryside as we did on our drives to and from the cottage. The cottage itself was wonderful! Had everything we needed; a beautiful two bedroom quaint place with a fireplace and trees all around it. Elspeth was the perfect host supplying us with fresh bread, milk, eggs and meringues!!! It was such a fantastic introduction to the cottage and Kilkenny county. The drive to Kilkenny was about 30 minutes and it only took us 10 minutes to get to Instioge and about 15 to Thomastown (which has a large supermarket). We absolutely want to return and have already started recommending the Brandon cottage to others. Lastly, we thought we had lost an iphone, and they let us into their home to use the internet. We left thinking we would never see it again, and Elspeth found our missing iphone and contacted us to return it! I can't say enough about this wonderful cottage and can't wait to go back!!!

    May 2013
  • We really enjoyed our stay at Brandon Cottage. The cottage was recently updated and was quite comfortable. The location was quite rural so a car is necessary. The GPS coordinates brought us right to the door and return us easily after each day trip. The location was close enough to many sites so we used our three days very well. We were greeted with fresh bread, eggs, sweets and milk so our first breakfast was covered until we could go to the store for supplies. We would highly recommend this AIRBNB for those who appreciate nature and a rural setting.

    May 2013
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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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