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Tom Keogh

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Beautiful Country Cottage & Garden, €325-€425 weekly Free Wi-Fi Sleeps 6

28 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Overview

County Tipperary Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

A beautiful traditional Irish Country Cottage and Garden. Originally the family home of the present owners grandparents. The cottage is featured in the March 2015 edition of " Vacation Rental Travels" - an American " Home and Travel " digital magazine. This beautiful well equipped cottage has recently been refurbished with much care and attention to every detail and offers an excellent standard of self catering accommodation. Situated on the outskirts of the village of Doon in County Limerick. Provides the comforts of modern living with the charm and character of a country cottage. It is perfect for a romantic break, a family holiday or simply just as a relaxing base for touring. Ideal all year round retreat. Plentiful parking at side and rear of cottage. Bathroom downstairs with shower over. Heating and electricity extra - - charged by meter readings. Cooga Cottage offers free Wi-Fi. Bed linen, towels and toiletries supplied free of charge. Cot, high chair, baby blankets and baby bath available free of charge - please mention when booking.

Complimentary arriving essentials - tea, coffee, milk, chocolate snacks and toiletries provided.

Short stays of 3 nights or more may be available on request - different rates apply. Please contact owner.

Shannon Airport 50 minutes drive.

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park 45 minutes drive.

Rock of Cashel 30 minutes drive.

University of Limerick 25 minutes drive.

A car is necessary.

No cleaning fees, no taxes, no hidden charges - guests just pay rent, heating and electricity.

Rental rates inclusive of heating & electricity also available - please contact owner.

A deposit of €100 euro is required payable via VRBO secure payment system - just click on ' Book It ' button. Balance due on arrival.

Cooga Cottage is owner managed.

Directions:

From Shannon Airport follow signs for Limerick. From Limerick City follow signs for N 24 ( Tipperary/Waterford road ). Travel along N 24 for approx. 13km and turn left onto R 505 - signposted Cappamore/Doon - after approx. 2km take first right - signposted Cappamore/Doon - this narrow winding road takes you to Cappamore - go through the village to the very end of the Main Street and turn right at Maddens Pub ' The Bridge Inn ' - signposted Doon/Cappawhite. This is your road to Doon which is less than 10 minutes drive - as you approach Doon watch out for the Church spire on your left - the Church ' Preachers Restaurant ' is on a side road off the road you are travelling. Cooga Cottage is adjacent to the Church.

From Dublin & Cork Airports follow signs for Limerick then follow signs for N24 and R505 to Doon.

Lat. 52.606905 Lon. -8.258178

Owners Cell phone 00 353 (0) 86 3951292

Check in 2pm.

Check out 10.00am.

Keywords: Over 100 years old, Cooga Cottage is Irish Tourist Board approved & registered. Originally the family home of the present owners grandparents. This beautiful well equipped cottage is set in a large private landscaped garden ( half acre ), has recently been refurbished and offers an excellent standard of self catering accommodation. Situated in a rural setting yet close to all amenities - - within walking distance of shops and pubs. Ideal all year round retreat. Non smoking. Free Wi-Fi

Accommodation:

Cooga Cottage is beautifully decorated and furnished and will comfortably sleep 6 between 3 Bedrooms -- 2 upstairs bedrooms -- 1 double (1 double bed ) & 1 twin ( 2 single beds ) -- 1 downstairs bedroom with 1 double bed. Hairdryers in each bedroom. The ground floor bathroom has a bath with shower over.

The kitchen/dining room is fully equipped with electric hob/oven, microwave, toaster, fridge freezer, coffee makers, dishwasher, washing machine, iron/ironing.

Website: www.coogacottage.iowners.net

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Tom Keogh (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Why Tom Keogh chose County Tipperary

Cooga Cottage was built in 1908 and was originally the family home of the grandparents of present owner. The cottage is owner managed.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage has been a family home for over 100 years and has been operating as a vacation rental since 1999. Guests enjoy the character, charm and traditional feel of an Irish Country Cottage.

Reviews

5
based on 28 traveler reviews

Beautiful Country Cottage & Garden, €325-€425 weekly Free Wi-Fi Sleeps 6
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews
5

A Perfect Irish Cottage Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Cooga Cottage was above our expectations! Tom was very helpful and answered any questions we had. He even told us of a nearby mechanic when we had a flat our second day there. The cottage was warm, welcoming, and you felt like you lived in the Ireland countryside. Doon is a central location to many attractions in Ireland including Cork, Dublin, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, and the Rock of Cashel. We highly recommend Cooga Cottage to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your excellent comments and great review of Cooga Cottage.I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the location a great base for touring. Thank you also for taking the time to share your experience with other travellers.
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5

FANTASTIC

  • 5 of 5

we arrived after a pleasant drive from Dublin to find Cooga Cottage was exactly as depicted in the listing on HomeAway.

Tom Keogh was there to greet us and introduce us to his cottage and to tell us about the homes history in his family.

Tom has ensued that everything is supplied to make this a home away from home and the only regret we had was when the time came for us to leave and continue our travels.

A great pleasure to meet you Tom and we have already told our friends and our travel agent about your lovely Cooga Cottage

David & Bev O'Sullivan

Brisbane, Australia

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to stay at Cooga Cottage for your first trip to Ireland and taking the time to write about your appreciation of the cottage. Delighted to know you enjoyed your stay and your excellent review is very much appreciated. It is always a pleasure to have positive feedback. Hope to see you again soon.
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5

LIke home away from home, only better!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a blissful 7 days at Cooga Cottage. From the moment we arrived, we knew this was a special place. Thomas, our host and owner of the cottage, was gracious and welcoming. The cottage is spacious, very well appointed and immaculate, and has virtually everything anyone might need. Travel books and novels line the walls of the den, all three bedrooms are beautifully decorated and comfortable, even the bathroom is stocked with an amazing array of toiletries. Satellite TV and Wi-Fi worked very well and without any glitches. All the credit goes to Thomas, who obviously has made it a top priority that his guests have an outstanding experience during their stay at his cottage.

Doon is a small, quiet town filled with and surrounded by farms and pastures. Yet it is only a 30 minute drive to downtown Limerick, with its shops, restaurants and bustling streets. We had no difficulty using the cottage as our base for day trips to Kilkenney, KIllarney, Lough Gur (very close), Limerick, the Cliffs and much more. Even Galway was an easy drive under 2 hours.

This was our first trip to Ireland and we had an absolutely wonderful time. Thank you, Thomas, for allowing us to spend a week in your family's cottage - we enjoyed it immensely and hope to be back again in the future.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My sincere thanks for taking the time to share your glowing review. I am delighted the comfort of the cottage and the excellent location made for a positive and memorable stay. I very much look forward to welcoming you back again.
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5

Classic cottage

  • 5 of 5

Great experience!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 Star review. Very happy to read you had a great experience and enjoyed your stay.
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Vermont, USA
5

Wonderful Irish cottage, perfect for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Cooga Cottage in February 2016. Tom made sure that we felt welcome and had everything we needed. The cottage was cozy and warm, and we had plenty of space for our family of five. We enjoyed the yard and gardens. The location was great - we could walk into Doon, and we made several daytrips (Cliffs of Moher, Limerick, Cashel, Cork, Cahir, too many castles to count!).

Tom has thought of everything that guests might need. The kitchen was well equipped, the laundry worked well, there were plenty of towels and toiletries. Wifi and satellite TV were provided. The utility costs were very reasonable (EUR 40 for a week with temperatures 0 - 10 C). Tom even provides umbrellas and high-visibility vests for use as needed. Nothing was lacking.

We had a wonderful stay, and our children are already asking when we can visit again!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Cooga Cottage. Your excellent 5 star review is very much appreciated. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the location a great base for touring. I would be very happy to welcome you back again.
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Andover, MA
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Cooga Cottage in August 2014. A little late in providing a review - But Cooga Cottage was everything we could have asked for. Tom was a wonderful host. We had some problem with the internet connectivity and he got that fixed the very next day. We took day trips to several places from here (yes the drives were long). The kids loved his yard and we spent 2 days relaxing in the Doon area (out of 9) and also had a picnic in the back yard. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great feedback and taking the time to share your experience with other travellers. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and I would be delighted to welcome you back again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
53 Kilometres
Shannon
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Doon Village
Nearest Ferry
217 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Ballykisteen
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Limerick Junction
Nearest Motorway
13 Kilometres
N24
Nearest Restaurant
Cappamore

Local amenities: Doon village is less than 10 minutes walk where you have several bars and grocery stores, newsagents, food takeaway, Post Office, Doctors Surgery, Pharmacy and RC Church.

Within 30 minutes drive: Limerick City where you have shopping and several large supermarkets, The Hunt Museum, King Johns Castle, St. Marys Cathederal & University of Limerick. Tipperary Town, Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Bru Boru Theatre Show.

Within 1 hours drive: Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Craggaunowen, Clare Genealogical Centre, Foynes Flying Boat Museum, Lough Gur Visitor Centre.

Within 2 hours drive: Ailwee Cave, Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, The Burren Centre, Poulnabrone Portal Tomb.

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Rates & Availability

County Limerick Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
6 night minimum stay
$79
$475
$1,899
 
 
Low/Mid Season
Sep 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
6 night minimum stay
$60
$363
$1,340
 
 
Low Season
Jan 1 2017 - May 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$60
$363
$1,340
 
 
High Season
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$75
$447
$1,564
 
 
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$79
$475
$1,675
 
 
Low Season
Sep 1 2017 - May 31 2018
6 night minimum stay
$60
$363
$1,340
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$60
$363
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

County Tipperary Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Crib, baby blankets and high chair available on request free of charge - please mention when booking.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

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