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Mount Brandon Cottages 1 & 2

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6 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
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Mount Brandon self-catering holiday cottages, one of the most attractive self-catering properties in Kilkenny, Ireland. Welcome to Graiguenamanagh, the Village of the Monks, located in County Kilkenny, in the sunny south east of Ireland. Mount Brandon is one of the South-East’s most attractive self-catering holiday cottages. Our two holiday cottages are located just outside of Graiguenamanagh only 5 minutes’ walk from the river Barrow – ideal for pike and coarse fishing. 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 h...Mount Brandon self-catering holiday cottages, one of the most attractive self-catering properties in Kilkenny, Ireland. Welcome to Graiguenamanagh, the Village of the Monks, located in County Kilkenny, in the sunny south east of Ireland. Mount Brandon is one of the South-East’s most attractive self-catering holiday cottages. Our two holiday cottages are located just outside of Graiguenamanagh only 5 minutes’ walk from the river Barrow – ideal for pike and coarse fishing. 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 cottages offer 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. 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: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths, 2 Showers
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About the Owner
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 12 January 2016

I recently spend christmass with my parents and my 20 months son in Mount Brandon Cottages for a wedding we had in Graignamanagh on January 1st. I couldnt be happier with our stay there eventhough the storm those days made it really difficult to drive...More

Date of stay: December 2015
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Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottages 1 & 2, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2016

Hi Elsa! Thank you kindly for your frank and honest review, it was very much appreciated! We are delighted that you and your family had a pleasant stay at Mount Brandon Cottages and are happy to report that our WIFI problem has since been resolved....More

Reviewed 26 June 2015

The cottages are in a great location overlooking Graiguenamanagh with views over extensive grounds and Mount Brandon (Co Kilkenny) in the distance. The Wenner family are excellent hosts, taking good care of their guests. They have the added bonus of an onsoite pottery school. Carmen...More

Date of stay: June 2015
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

My family stayed in two cottages at Mount Brandon recently ... and they were excellent. Very clean, comfortable and in a lovely location. They suited our needs perfectly. Andrea and Carmen couldn't have done more for us. We even had fresh eggs for brekky supplied...More

Date of stay: July 2013
2  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Our recent trip to Ireland included a stay over the Easter holiday, so we wanted to homebase and be able to relax, do laundry and enjoy some privacy from our teens. We stayed in cottage 2, which was a completely setup 3 br house with...More

Date of stay: March 2013
2  Thank Roddy66
Reviewed 27 September 2012

We stayed 5 nights at the Mount Brandon Cottages in September, and we really loved this home-away-from-home. The cottage was perfectly clean, with everything we needed, and the setting was absolutely beautiful. Graigue was an easy 5-minute drive away, and the Mount Brandon location gave...More

Date of stay: September 2012
3  Thank Anne_LarryY
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
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
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
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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