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6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny
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...
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Listing #HL178595
About the Owner
Andrea W
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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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

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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

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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

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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€440
€500
€1,200
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Esb (at cost/meter reading) stated cost : €15 / stay - Fee
  • Kerosene at a daily cost (autumn time): €5 / stay - Fee
  • Kerosene at a daily cost (winter time): €7 / 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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