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Reviewed 18 October 2014

We spent a week at the cottages and loved our time here. Our host, Andrea, was very helpful, before we arrived she asked us what we liked to do and had loads of suggestions for food, drink and entertainment. She also provided lots of brochures for activities in the surrounding area. The peace, the trees, the cows in the next field, the sheep behind the house, the welcome and the coal fire all went into making our stay very memorable. The setting is lovely, and the surrounding area is beautiful, entertaining and a bit magical. I availed of the potter classes also and Carmen, Andrea’s sister, is an excellent teacher, skilled, encouraging and creative. We would definitely recommend a stay here.

Date of stay: October 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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1  Thank Calmandstill
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

We stayed here in July, the newest & the last of a number of properties we used over Ireland & Eire, it was a cold property, we were unable to use the heating as the instructions given didn't even say where the main switch for the heating was! It would be ideal if the recycling was taken from the property instead of having to take it to a recycling centre. Extra crockery is a must if the dishwasher is to be used economically. We found unexpected cleaning policies not mentioned on the booking website. All in all it felt a regimented stay & not the ending we expected to our Ireland holiday.

Date of stay: July 2014
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank SWorkman
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Andrea W, Owner at Mount Brandon Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

This review was posted just over 4 years ago and it has bugged me ever since.
So here is what happened during the short stay of the Workmans.
I was in the very unfortunate position of being in a wheelchair at the time of your stay, haven broken both my feet.
When checking your party in, I did ask you to please let me know straight away if there was anything amiss, anything you are not happy with or anything you were unsure about. This is something I mention to all of my guests when they arrive.
On both days following your arrival, I tried to make contact with you, making my way with great problems over to your cottage, but you were not around.
All it would have taken, was for one of your able-bodied party to call to my house, which is a stone's throw away from the cottages and your heating problem could have been solved straight away.
You will be pleased to hear that we have since installed a NETATMO controller in the hall, which shows the temperature in the house and which can also be accessed via my mobile, so I can set the heat, even if I was not around (or in a wheelchair).
Apologies for not taking the recycling from the property, which is something I do and offer to guests and can now again do, seen that I am back on my feet.
Best regards
Andrea

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Reviewed 5 January 2014

We booked two houses here over New Years and were very happy with our stay. We were made very welcome by Andrea and the cottages were nice and cosy in a picturesque setting. The town is only a short 5 minute walk away with lovely walks and pubs!

Date of stay: December 2013
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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1  Thank billybusterIreland
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Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Mount Brandon cottage for Christmas visiting family in the area. When we arrived from Killarney, Andrea even had our cottage decorated for the season and a lovely log fire made us feel very welcome. Home made chocolate treats and fresh free range eggs also. We really enjoyed our stay and hope to return.. X

Date of stay: December 2013
1  Thank Kay O
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

Our family of 5 had a lovely week spent at Mount Brandon Cottages. We had a baby with us and a travel cot was provided for us in one of the 3 bedrooms. A ping-pong table was provided as well as a large state of the art BBQ. There was plenty for us to do on day trips around the surrounding area, but it was also nice to relax at the cottages as it was so quiet and away from it all.

Date of stay: July 2013
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