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Mount Brandon Cottage No. 2

Snowy Brandon Hill
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny
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 in...
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Andrea W
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Crib
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
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  • Kerosene at a daily cost (winter time): €7 / stay - Fee
  • Esb (at cost/meter reading) stated cost : €15 / stay - Fee
  • Kerosene at a daily cost (autumn time): €5 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: €100 / stay - Deposit
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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 life and activity. Fishermen cast their flies for trout and salmon, and coarse fisherman pit their wits against myriads of Bream, Roach, Dace, Perch and some big big Pike.
How to get there
The sat. nav. co-ordinates for Mount Brandon self-catering holiday cottages are as follows: 52, 32’26.1” North 6, 56’84.8” West Directions from ROSSLARE Ferryport: From ROSSLARE HARBOUR take the N25 towards Waterford an Cork. Just before NEW ROSS turn right onto the N30/N70 and follow this road, as it by-passes NEW ROSS and then turns right, heading towards KILKENNY and ENNISCORTHY. Turn left onto the R700 towards KILKENNY and then turn right again onto the R 705 (clearly signposted for CARLOW). This road will bring you through THE ROWER into GRAIGUENAMANAGH, where you will come to a roundabout. Take the second exit for the town centre. Follow this road down the hill to the town’s main street, where you will come to a T-junction, Duiske Abbey (the church) is just in front of you. Here you should turn right, following the sign for ENNISCORTHY. Go straight on, taking the bridge across the river Barrow. Within less than ½ mile you will see Mount Brandon Cottages (painted bright yellow with green gables) ahead of you on the left. Continue up the hill to the entrance gates which are sign-posted “Mount Brandon Cottages”. Turn in left and follow the drive. Well done, you have made it! Directions from DUBLIN From DUBLIN head down south on the Motorway (M7 & M9) towards NAAS, continue through CARLOW town and further south towards BAGENALSTOWN. Having passed a large garden centre on your left (Leighlinbridge Arboretum) continue on the main CARLOW-KILKENNY ROAD for approx. 1.5 km. Take the turn off at ROYAL OAK to your left heading for BAGENALSTOWN. Drive through BAGENALSTOWN and continue on towards BORRIS, where you will see the first signs for GRAIGUENAMANAGH. Follow these signs (the ones for “WATERSIDE RESTAURANT” are also good landmarks) drive through the roundabout, continue through the town centre and cross over the bridge (river Barrow). Continue on straight for less than ½ mile. On your left hand side (2nd entrance) you will see a sign for Mount Brandon Cottages (the houses are painted bright yellow with green gables). Well done, you have made it!
Airport: Dublin: 110.0 km
Railway: Thomastown: 15.0 km
Ferry: Rosslare Harbour: 60.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km
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