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Romantic Riverside Town House On the Banks of King's River

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Callan North House Rental Photos and Description

Two Storey 4-Bed Riverside Townhouse With South Facing Riverside Garden

Bridge House is situated in the heart of historic Callan town with its many traditional pubs, historic sites and shops within walking distance. A mere 10-15 minute drive from medieval Kilkenny city with its magnificent castle. Lovely setting adjacent to King's River in historic Callan, Co. Kilkenny. Superb riverside terrace and garden. Minute walk to pubs, shops, restaurants. Local historic sites including Augustinian Priory behind the house. Delightful river views from most rooms. This 4 bedroom townhouse offers the best of both worlds - romantic riverside setting with lovely views of King's River and Bridge (circa 1800) whilst being situated in the heart of historic Callan town (one of largest towns in Kilkenny) founded by William the Marshall in 1207. In 2005 Neil Jordan's film "Breakfast in Pluto" starring Liam Neeson and Cillian Murphy was filmed here and in 2007 Callan celebrated its 800th year! Inside Bridge Houses are 2 floors: ground floor comprises hall leading to a large kitchen, separate dining room with patio doors to a large riverside terrace, lounge, reading room and separate wc. Upstairs there are 2 single bedrooms and 2 double (both king size beds), all with built in wardrobes, plus a fully tiled shower room with shower cubicle, toilet and basin. There is a large south facing riverside terrace to the back with steep steps down to a riverside paved patio and large lawned garden with hardstanding for a car. There are many places of interest in the immediate vicinity including The Moat just off Bridge street, one of Ireland's best preserved Motte-and-baileys, The Workhouse in Prologue, Callan and Callan Augustinian Priory, to name but a few. Callan is the birthplace of some famous people including Edmund Rice founder of Christian Brothers (whose childhood home is still in place), poet in exile John Locke (1847), James Hoban (who designed the White House), Irish painter Tony O'Malley. Callan has a good choice of traditional pubs, shops including supermarkets and restaurants as well as good road and bus links to other main towns and cities.

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
October 7, 2016


based on 6 traveler reviews

Romantic Riverside Town House On the Banks of King's River
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at your rental property in Callan. The location was central to all the places we wished to visit. The home was very clean and stocked with all that we needed. The view from your patio was stunning. We will be sure to mention your place to our friends when we return to Canada.

Many thanks,

Audrey, Vivian, Randy and peter.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

David and Maria were excellent hosts! Their house is beautiful and the view is gorgeous! We loved staying in the small town of Callan after having spent 6 days in Dublin. It was nice to be able to relax in such a quiet beautiful setting. Everything you need is within walking distance including a supermarket, bank, pubs and takeaways. David and Maria went above and beyond for us to make our stay pleasurable. David picked us up from the bus station (he waited a good while since our bus was delayed about 30 min) and they even helped us with mail when we couldn't fit our package in the post box! The access to Kilkenny city is very easy with two bus companies stopping in the middle of town as well cabs. We hope to be back one day soon and highly recommend this property for your holiday! Thanks again David and Maria for an amazing time!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This property is centrally located in the village of Callan on Co. Kilkemny.

  • 5 of 5

This property is adequately appointed for up to 6 guests comfortably. It is well cared for and maintained. The property host was considerate and accommodating of our needs as travelers from the USA. We were able to make several lovely day trips from this location, on which we explored the cities of southeast Ireland and the sea coast. A great family holiday! Thank you, David!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyed the surroundings and the house was a great self-catering stay.

  • 4 of 5

The Bridge House was a good size for the 4 of us traveling together. The lovely patio deck was perfect for coffee in the morning. The location was great for daily road trips through out the area. There isn't a lot of restaurant selection for late meals if you're not cooking for your self. We would recommend this house to others driving in the Kilkenny area.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ordentlich und gemütliche Ferienunterkunft für die Familie.

  • 4 of 5

Das Cottage direkt am Fluss ist gemütlich, etwas verwohnt, mit einer wunderbaren Terrasse mit Blick auf den Fluss, und privatem Abstellplatz für das Auto.

Die Ausstattung der Küche ist ausreichend, es dürfe aber mal erneuert und ausgetauscht werden.

Die Betten waren sehr bequem, es gab ausreichend Kissen und Decken.

Der Ort selber bietet in Laufweite alles was man benötigt. Die Scounes beim Bäcker um die Ecke sind köstlich.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Maison agréable en bord de rivière proche de toutes commodités

  • 4 of 5

Il manque un peu de vaisselle et un lave vaisselle, une seule salle de bains

cependant, la maison était très propre et les propriétaires très agréables.

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Dublin - Shannon - Cork
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
9 bars within walking!
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Callan North House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $122

Electricity is payable via a prepay card meter which can be topped up locally - so you only pay for what you actually use - no hidden charges!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Callan North House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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