Please visit our website at GarrykennedyCottage-dot-com to check Availability. Garrykennedy Cottage is a modern luxury lakeside vacation home within an 18th century Irish Cottage. It has a unique old world ambience and yet has every modern comfort and convenience. The cottage featured on the FINE LIVING television channel in the US showcasing the best vacation rental properties around the world.
Our waterfront location (directly in front of the lake) in the middle of the quaint Irish lakeside village of Garrykennedy, Co. Tipperary makes our cottage absolutely unique. Stroll 100 yards to friendly musical pubs, restaurants, the harbor and marina.
The Cottage is in an area of great natural beauty, surrounded by lakes and mountains. Rich in history and tradition. Renowned for its culture, music and food.
Our central location makes Garrykennedy an ideal base for Day Trips. Many of the top tourist attractions in Ireland are only a short drive away.
Whats Nearby ?: Within 100 yards of the Cottage : award winning family style restaurant, two welcoming pubs, traditional music sessions, fishing, boating, sailing, walking, jogging paths, children's playground (swings and slides),
Within 1 mile of Cottage : Spar Grocery store and Texaco gas station.
Within 6 miles of Cottage : two large towns: Nenagh and Killaloe with all shopping and services you could need. Also Golf, Tennis, Gym, Swimming Pool, Horse and Pony riding.
Within Easy Daytrip Driving Range: Bunratty Castle (25 miles) ; Cliffs of Moher (45 miles) ; Cahir Castle (40 miles) ; Rock of Cashel (30 miles) ; Burren (45 miles) ; Kilkenny Castle (45 miles) ; Ring of Kerry (65 miles) ; Kylemore Abbey / Connemara (100 miles) ; Co Galway (50 miles) ; Co Cork (50 miles) ; Shannon Airport (35 miles) ; Dublin Airport (100 miles).
Please visit our website at GarrykennedyCottage-dot-com to check Availability.
Cottage Overview: The Cottage is 100 yards from: the lake, 2 local pubs, traditional music, family style restaurant, lake front marina, forest walks, jogging paths, children's playground. Garrykennedy is a tiny village – approx 10 properties in total.
Watch the sailboats and fishing boats come and go as you relax in the front garden of the cottage. Or enjoy a BBQ on the private patio in the back garden.
Take a trip on the lake on a 50-seater tour boat.
Alternatively, rent a small sailboat or fishing boat and go exploring on your own.
The fishing in the area is great, especially for pike and trout.
The Cottage dates back to 1782 and has been completely refurbished. Some of the walls are 3 feet thick. Many of the original architectural features have been retained and blended with the modern.
The Cottage is very spacious (2500+ sqr ft). It has 11 rooms, perfect for families, groups. Front garden facing the lake, private terraced garden with patio at the rear. Patio furniture & BBQ provided.
Inside Cottage: Cottage has 2 spacious sitting rooms, comfortable sofas & club chairs. One sitting room has large stone fireplace; other has wood burning stove. Each has discreet LCD TV, DVD player, Bose iPod dock. TVs in all bedrms upstairs. WiFi Broadband Internet can be provided if needed. Please ask.
Large bright sunroom/dining room. Large monks bench dining table & benches seats10 persons.
Fully equipped mod kitchen with all you could need to prepare wonderful meals. Large Rangemaster electric stove with double oven, grill and vent hood, Bosch dishwasher, microwave, Samsung American fridge/freezer with ice & water dispenser. Calphalon pots, pans, cooking utensils. Delph, stemware, cutlery for 10 persons.
The cottage has 4 double bedrooms each with super comfortable hotel quality queen size beds (each sleeping 2 persons). One bedroom is downstairs. The other 3, including the master ensuite bedroom, are upstairs. TV’s in all bedrooms upstairs. Queen size aerobed available if needed.