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Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2

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Bedroom Cottage No. 2
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
1 night minimum
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Mount Brandon Cottage is located 5 minutes walk from the picturesque town of Graiguenamanagh, which incidentally hosts 'the Town of Books' in September. The cottage enjoys beautiful views of Brandon Hill. Did you know that Graiguenamanagh has a good few claims to fame? Here are just two: Check out 'PEG WASHINGTON'S LANE', supposedly the world's smallest street (we will tell you where to find it). And: Did you know that it was a cow from Graiguenamanagh, which started the Great Chicago Fire??? Mount Brandon self-catering holiday cottage offers an excellent touring base for those wanting to explore the 'Medieval capital of Ireland“, Kilkenny, as well as Carlow, Enniscorthy, Wexford or Waterford. We are ideally based for golfing holidays in Ireland, with Mount Juliet golf club only a short ...Mount Brandon Cottage is located 5 minutes walk from the picturesque town of Graiguenamanagh, which incidentally hosts 'the Town of Books' in September. The cottage enjoys beautiful views of Brandon Hill. Did you know that Graiguenamanagh has a good few claims to fame? Here are just two: Check out 'PEG WASHINGTON'S LANE', supposedly the world's smallest street (we will tell you where to find it). And: Did you know that it was a cow from Graiguenamanagh, which started the Great Chicago Fire??? Mount Brandon self-catering holiday cottage offers an excellent touring base for those wanting to explore the 'Medieval capital of Ireland“, Kilkenny, as well as Carlow, Enniscorthy, Wexford or Waterford. We are ideally based for golfing holidays in Ireland, with Mount Juliet golf club only a short drive away. Are you into hillwalking? If so, you could not have picked a better spot. The South Leinster Way passes at our doorstep, you can enjoy walks up Brandon, over to Inistioge or just gentle strolls along the river Barrow. Our self-catering holiday accommodation offers the freedom to relax and wander through a magnificent natural environment of mountain, meadow and river with spectacular views of the Barrow Valley landscape, the Blackstairs mountain range and Brandon Hill. Perfect for walking holidays in Ireland. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 5261641RMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
This is NOT a party house. There are guests and residents living here, so we respectfully ask guests to keep noise to a minimum between the hours of 11 pm and 9 am.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Shower
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About the Manager
Andrea W
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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Reviewed 27 October 2021

We have just returned from a wonderful, relaxing stay at Mount Brandon Holiday Cottages. Andrea is a lovely host and nothing is too much trouble - the cottage was absolutely beautiful and a true home from home - my family and I thoroughly enjoyed our...More

Date of stay: October 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, Helen! It was our pleasure having you and your family stay here and we do hope that we will have the opportunity of hosting you again in the near future. Stay safe and...More

Reviewed 20 October 2021

My friends and I recently spent a night as we were in the locality for a wedding. We were met by Andrea and shown the beautiful house we would be staying in. Everything was pristine, comfortable and welcoming. Would thoroughly recommend to anyone looking for...More

Date of stay: October 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2021

Ah thank you kindly, Brian! Here is hoping you got a taste for the area and will stay longer with us the next time. All the best. Andrea

Reviewed 8 October 2021

Mount Brandon Cottages. A great find while arranging a trip back to the area. We had a lovely welcome and some home baked bread from Andrea on arrival. The cottage was a great base - clean, spacious and comfortable and had everything we needed, and...More

Date of stay: October 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2021

Ah thank you very much, Jane. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was great that you got to do your trips down memory lane with your mum, too. Do give us a shout the next time you are planning a...More

Reviewed 27 September 2021

We have stayed many times in Mount Brandon Cottages and now return each year, usually for two weeks. The cottages are very well maintained and comfortable to live in and Andrea is an unrivaled host, always looking to make your stay more enjoyable, always there...More

Date of stay: August 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2021

Hello there! Thank you so much for your kind review, Margo and John! We love having you guys stay and are delighted that you keep returning year after year (except for 2020 for obvious reasons). Do stay fit and well, keep up the cycling and...More

Reviewed 22 September 2021

We loved our stay at Mount Brandon Cottages!The cottage itself is cosy, homely and well equipped and is situated in beautiful gardens. The pretty town of Graiguenamanagh is just a couple of minutes away with stunning walks by the river Barrow. Andrea, the owner, was...More

Date of stay: September 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2021

Hi Emer, Stephen and Bella! It was a pleasure having you guys stay with us. I am glad you had a good time here at the cottages and that you enjoyed the gardens and tranquility. Just as it should be. Please come and stay with...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2021

We want to arrive, be welcomed, find everything we need, feel at home as quickly as possible and then go off exploring. This River Barrow Catchment self-catering house in Tinahinch/Graiguenamanagh provides all of these sublime basics in spades. The 'Barrow Way', accessed just down the...More

Date of stay: July 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2021

Thanks so much for your kind review. I think the snorkelling at the Hook was your highlight, Mark! Thanks for sharing your experience with others. We look forward to welcoming you guys back. Be safe, Andrea

Reviewed 10 August 2021

We had a great two weeks at this cottage, it’s very picturesque, lots of wild floors and beautiful scenery , the cottage itself was immaculate and fulfilled all our needs, Andrea is a great host and made us feel at home , we will definitely...More

Date of stay: July 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2021

Hi there! Delighted you had a great stay with us. The wild flowers have since been mowed, but they will be back next year. We look forward to having you stay with us again. All the very best, Andrea

Reviewed 10 August 2021

These houses are really pretty and comfortable. Everything is spotless. They are really close to Graiguenamanagh. It's the perfect place to bring a dog for long river walks. The house has everything you could need including a safe, fridge, chest freezer, microwave, t.v., washing machine...More

Date of stay: June 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2021

Hello Angela & family! Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us. Do come and visit us again. All the best, Andrea

Reviewed 10 August 2021

Fantastic place to stay, Andrea was very warm and welcoming, the cottage is maintained to a high standard I highly recommend!

Date of stay: July 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2021

Ah thanks very much, Eoin! Delighted you and your family had a good time with us. Thank you for the recommendation. Please come and stay with us again. All the best, Andrea

Reviewed 11 May 2021

We stayed here for 6 months while house hunting. The houses are grounds are beautifully kept and in brilliant condition and Andrea was a fantastic host. There is loads to see and do in the locality especially if you enjoy nature walks/cycles and scenic views....More

Date of stay: April 2021
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2021

Hi Sean and Emily, I am so sorry for the late reply. But we have been flat out busy and that's my excuse! :-) Thanks a million for the kind review. We are of course delighted that you had such a good stay and would...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Graiguenamanagh is a medieval river town which dates back to the 13th century when Duiske Abbey, the largest Cistercian Monastery in Ireland, was established at the junction of the rivers Barrow and Duiske (Dubh Uisce Black Water). The monks are long since gone, but the Abbey remains. It is a vibrant church for the local community blessed with fantastic acoustics that have rung to the sounds of many famous voices, such as the Vienna Boys Choir and Ireland’s top traditional group, The Chieftains. Traditionally the Duiske Concerts take place in November of each year. Graiguenamanagh also hosts the TOWN OF BOOKS FESTIVAL in September of each year, where booksellers come from all corners of Ireland and abroad to value books and find new homes for them. At the river there is a magical mix of ...
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Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2 is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2 has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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