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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Gowran, County Kilkenny

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priestley...
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
“A brilliant place to stay.”
Reviewed 21 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

The farmhouse is lovely and clean and as all you could need for a enjoyable and relaxing holiday. The owners John & Canice are both very freindly and helpful they also listen if you have any comments that will help them improve what is on offer. we had a party member who has reduced mobility and the fact there are no steps on the groung floor and a wet room which is fully equipped was great and meant they had a stress free holiday. The house would be ideal for all ages and has plenty of space for young families to have freedom to play and comfy seats for the not so young to relax in comfort. On top of all this it is a great base for touring south east Ireland.

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Paul M
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Beech Lane Farmhouse”
Reviewed 25 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Beech Lane Farmhouse was a perfect place for a family of 4. Plenty of space, comfortable beds and well equipped kitchen. Free Wifi and basic TV selection available. Our hosts John and Canice welcomed us warmly and left us with plenty of information about the area and property. And we enjoyed giving the horse Prince in the adjoining field an apple or two!

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positron5...
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Idyllic location to visit south-east Ireland and beyond”
Reviewed 2 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We choose this cottage for its good transport links to Dublin and the coast. The cottage is well furnished and offered sufficient room so that each of our 3 children had their own space. We were all made to feel at home by the owners and our Springer Spaniel was no exception. The owners were great ambassadors for Ireland. Prior to arrival an offer of tracking us down was given, should we get lost, this was not needed as clear directions and GPS coordinates were provided. In addition to the fair sized garden there is a good-sized driveway, which was also used by our children. The house was clean throughout. We were blessed with such good weather (one day of rain) during our fortnight stay that we were in the cottage a lot less than we had expected. As a family we would thoroughly recommend the cottage to our friends and family.

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Liked best: Size of property and 3 bathrooms
Liked least: Difficult to identify any significant faults
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children People with pets
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asl22015
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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“Overall an enjoyable stay, but there were a few niggles”
Reviewed 27 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

The owners were friendly and helpful & provided tea, milk sugar & an apple pie on arrival. Good views of the surrounding countryside & it was nice to look out & see the cows. The horse in the field behind the house likes apples! Plenty of useful leaflets about local attractions. You have to pay a cash deposit of 50 euro for the gate remote. There was a wooden cot, high chair & stair gates available. Bring your own waterproof sheet & baby bedding. The house was very cold when we arrived & took a couple of days to warm up properly. Heating is by electric heaters (electricity not included in rental price). Hot water is from an immersion tank & it ran out quite quickly. The pump to the water tank was quite noisy, esp at night. Bedrooms are not a bad size and 2 of them have en suite facilities, but the double beds were not especially comfy. All beds had electric blankets. Towels & a haidryer were provided. The bathrooms could have been cleaner. The wet room had visible dust on the white plastic grab handles, there was quite bad mildew on both showers, and there was what looked very much like a pubic hair stuck under the clear mat in the downstairs bath! One of the basins was loose & one of the heaters was coming off the wall. Some of the kitchen equipment was scratched and /or dirty - the frying pan and kitchen knives in particular. Plastic plates & beakers provided for little ones. Nearest supermarket is in Kilkenny, 8km away. Is a dishwasher, washing machine & tumble dryer - bring your own powder / tablets for them.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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kokey
Bishop's Stortford
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4 reviews
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“Loveley”
Reviewed 16 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

The house was as spacious as on the pictures, and very clean. The owners are very helpful and accommodating. It was great for our 2 year old son, it even had toy cars and a ramp to play with. The yard is well fenced and without any dangers for a 2 year old. The trampoline is a nice soft one and the house is near the top of a hill and gets good sun in the afternoon (when the sun is out, it's Ireland), and we had a visit from a friendly horse. There is a friendly cat around too. The TV is not really big, but we don't really watch TV. The wifi internet access is stable and reachable through the house.

Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
17 Nov 2015
We are so happy that you and your family had a great holiday, thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us. It is great to hear that there was plenty to entertain your little one - the trampoline even sounds fun to us grown ups! We hope that you make a return visit very soon.
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