We stayed at Grove Cottage for nearly a week in late June 2013. It has a very pretty setting on a less-traveled road, in the hills a few miles south of Nenagh. The owner owns land and pasturage around the cottage and there are only scattered neighbors (not visible from the cottage). You’ll most likely want a car. The whole area is very interesting and pretty and not very touristy—really nice. We used the cottage as a home base for almost a week to explore Nenagh and lots of places within 50 miles or so, and although it was just a tad out of the way, that is part of its charm and it was extremely nice to come home to in the evening. You’ll need to take self-catering seriously—there are not many places to eat, even in Nenagh, in the evening, although there are some excellent choices for breakfast and lunch there. We found that people in this part of Ireland are extremely friendly and anxious to help you see the most interesting, sometimes out-of-the-way places.
Dealing with the owner was very straightforward; he was very helpful and was quite concerned that we encounter no problems during our stay. There is a nearby contact/caretaker in case of any problem. The house itself was bright, open, and roomy-feeling for its size. It does not have wireless or a CD player, but we were aware of that ahead of time and were fine with that. The two front two bedrooms smelled a little musty (but I, with an allergy to mold, ended up having no problem at all); the shower set-up takes some getting used to--but the owner gladly responds to any questions or problems. Overall we VERY much enjoyed our stay and would not hesitate to stay here again.