Private room
4 Guests
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

Large bedroom with double bed. A seconddouble bedroom is available occasionally. The room is much brighter than shown in pictures.

home close to heritage town

The Space
Accommodates: 4
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $35 / night after the first guest
Cancellation: Flexible


The Space

My house is my home. It was built about 30 years ago and is situated on the edge of Abbeyleix.

Abbeyleix is a small heritage town and an ideal base for anyone visiting the midlands. Travelling times to local towns is approximately as follows:
Dubli(URL HIDDEN)hour drive - motorway from Portlaoise
Kilkenn(URL HIDDEN) 30 mins drive
Portlaois(URL HIDDEN)10 mins drive
Stradball(URL HIDDEN) 15 mins drive

The bedroom is ensuite with a power shower

Bed linen and towels are supplied.

The price per night is €30 per person. This includes breakfast of cereal, toast and tea/coffee.

Wifi is also available.

Local places of interest are as follows and these have their own websites
Abbeylei(URL HIDDEN)
Laois Tourism websit(URL HIDDEN)
Kildare Village Outlet Shoppin(URL HIDDEN)Japanese Gardens and Irish National Stud
Emo Cour(URL HIDDEN)Slieve Bloom Mountain(URL HIDDEN)
Rock of Dunamase
Kilkenny Cit(URL HIDDEN)
Electric Picnic Music Festival
National Ploughing Championship(URL HIDDEN)

Guest Access

The lounge is available for use in the evening. Guests can use the open fire and watch telly.

Wifi is also available.

Guests can use the kitchen to make tea and coffee during their stay.

The washing machine is available at a cost of €2 per load. The dryer is also available at a similar cost.

Interaction with Guests

I work from home and I am available to "meet and greet". Occasionally I have busy work days but I am always available to advise of local places to visit, eat etc.

The Neighborhood

I live on a quiet cul de sac just off the main road to Portlaoise and within a short walk of Abbeyleix town. There are only nine houses on the road. It is a peaceful estate. Guests comment on the birds chirping and views of the mountains in the distance.

Getting Around

Public transport runs from Abbeyleix to Portlaoise. Trains and buses run from Portlaoise on a regular basis.

Other Things to Note

Two dogs also live here.

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House Rules

Guests are expected to respect my home but also to make themselves at home while staying with me.
The house is a no smoking house but smokers can smoke in the garden.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector

1 night minimum stay

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About the Host, Hilda

Abbeyleix, Ireland
Member since February 2013


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