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Luxury Urban Retreat & Courtyard -in the centre of beautiful, charming Dungarvan

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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3 Bedroom, 2 bathroom Townhouse with sunny private courtyard. Superb Location

Welcome to our Townhouse Retreat, a luxurious self-catering accommodation located in the heart of the sunny south east and a gem of Co. Waterford.

Our modern, bright house offers 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, (one en-suite), finished to the highest possible standard.

This is the ultimate escape for those who want to get away and relax in a beautiful house, while also enjoying the convenience of great restaurants and traditional Irish pubs on your doorstep. Relax while you sip wine and enjoy lunch al-fresco in the sun-filled walled courtyard, which is south-facing and sheltered.

The modern kitchen has everything you and your family need to prepare delicious meals with top of the range appliances and as much quality glassware, crockery, cutlery and equipment as one would need.

Dungarvan's many popular eateries has to offer just 2 minutes walk away.

Our Townhouse Retreat is very convenient to bars, restaurants, shops, butcher, bakery, pharmacy and other facilities.

For outdoor activities, the options are vast - golfing, fishing, swimming, cycling, windsurfing, kayaking, boat trips, foraging, sightseeing, hill walking, mountaineering, cycling, horse riding, walking, bird watching and painting.

For indoor enthusiasts, art galleries, yoga, Pilates, traditional music are a short walk away or try a luxury spa treatments in a nearby renowned 5* hotel.

One can simply partake in an Irish tradition of relaxing pint of Guinness in the local pubs where you can enjoy meeting the most colourful of characters. We will have a full itinerary prepared for you on arrival for you to pick and choose from. We will meet you on arrival and offer some friendly local knowledge and will be at the end of the phone if you need any assistance.

We want to make your vacation as easy as possible.

A washing machine and tumble dryer are yours to use as you please.

Bed linen is plentiful and a cot can be provided for a baby.

Bikes can be rented in the town to explore the charms that the town and surrounding areas have to offer.

We pride ourselves with hotel quality beds and pillows. Fresh towels and some toiletries are provided.

Tea, coffee, bread, cereals and condiments are all provided complementary.

Nearby Attractions

Ardmore: Enjoy the luxury of one of the finest hotels in Ireland, The Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore. It is 20 minutes journey away. it is the perfect spot to explore this lesser known but beautiful corner of southern Ireland, close to Lismore and Youghal. For a hotel that’s part of Relais & Châteaux, the Cliff House is worth the trip. Foodies will be delighted to find Dutch chef Martijn Kajuiter who quickly gained a Michelin star for his intricate dishes.

Also 20 minutes journey away is Lismore Castle, overlooking the eponymous town in west Waterford, is built on a craggy precipice towering above the River Blackwater. It’s a stunning feat of engineering and architecture.

Georgina Campbell, one of Ireland's top travel writers describes Dungarvan best. "the west of the county is still one of Ireland's best kept secrets, a place of remarkable beauty between the Knockmealdown, Comeragh and Monavullagh mountains, where fish-filled rivers such as the Bride, the Blackwater, and the Nire make their way seawards at different speeds through valleys of remarkable variety and beauty, past pretty towns and villages".

New York Times travel section recommends Dungarvan as a foodie destination.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Colleen

I have travelled the world and know what makes the perfect holiday. From staying in lighthouse cottages in NZ to sailboats in Hawaii, I have some inside knowledge on how to make life easier for you while you are on vacation. We adore Dungarvan and what it has to offer.

Nothing is too much bother for us. We are nearby to help you enjoy your stay.

Colleen purchased this house in 2012

Why Colleen chose County Waterford

This house has a romantic story for my parents. Its where they first met 40 years ago. They fell for each other over the door step while my mother was visiting a family friend and my father was being a rogue. After the old owners passed away, my mother bought this property for all the right reasons. The love that has been poured into making this house the perfect retreat can be sensed the second you walk through the door. Luxury and convenience often do not go hand in hand but in this case, they are best friends.

What makes this house unique

Our luxury retreat is the perfect location for winter or summer holidays. In summer, we make the most of the coastal location by visiting all the nearby beaches, harbors and cliffs. And in winter, we cosy up by the Stanley wood-burning stove or go to one of the many local lively pubs where the music plays til early into the morning.


based on 13 traveler reviews

Luxury Urban Retreat & Courtyard -in the centre of beautiful, charming Dungarvan
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Could not have been better!

  • 5 of 5

Colleen and Kathy are the best hosts! We rent all over the world and were impressed with this Accommodation, location and hosts. Dungarvan is a lovely town with much to explore both in the town and surrounding area. Thank you for such a wonderful visit!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Excellent Property

  • 5 of 5

This property is extremely well located and accessible to all roads. It was very clean and well stocked. The kitchen, laundry were very modern and efficient. The two bathrooms were excellent.


  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Excellent property and location.

  • 5 of 5

The house was a beautiful little cottage in the centre of everything in Dungarvan, shopping, walking and eating. It was very central in our travels as we explored other parts of the southern part of Ireland.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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A truly incredible experience

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful spacious cottage. Our stay could not have been nicer - we enjoyed every minute we spent in Dungarvan. We would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great location for visiting all the things to see on the south central coast of Ireland.

  • 4 of 5

House was roomy and comfortable. Bath showers a little tricky, but we made them work. Kitchen was set up with the essentials we needed to do light quick breakfasts, then on the road for touring. Dungarvan proved to be a great location for all of the places we wanted to see in the south central area of Ireland. Several nice places to eat in Dungarvan too...great lamb stew at the Shamrock Cafe! We would recommend Colleen's house for a stay in the Dungarvan area. Mike from Montana.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Immaculate town-centre family-friendly cottage

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful welcome by Kathy to this lovely well-resourced and well-maintained cottage. The cottage offered a home-from-home experience. The provision of an ample food parcel was much appreciated upon our late arrival from the ferry. Our three generation party - grandparents, parents and children, found the cottage ideally laid out for a family group, and its location ideal for wondering into Dungarvan town centre and down to the harbour, park and seashore. The views from the seashore are second to none - why is this area not better known?

The town is located on the main Waterford to Cork road so it provides easy access to such gems as Helvick Head, Ring, and Ardmore to the south, and the glorious Copper Coast Drive - don't miss Ballydowane Bay. Dungarvan is also renowned for its cafes and restaurants. We enjoyed Interlude and Meade's cafes for lunch and found Murphy's Bar just right for that special meal.

We have already sung the cottage's praises to friends and relatives and would have no hesitation in going back again when the circumstances allow.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. We are very proud of our house and our local area. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Cork Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Local, The Anchor, the Moorings
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Rosslare Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Golf is everywhere!
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Cork Kent train station
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Waterford to Dublin M9
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Tannery
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Clonea Beach
Car: not necessary

Dungarvan is a stunning town on the coast between Waterford and Cork, 5 minutes from the beach and only 15 minutes from Ardmore.

Dungarvan is surrounded by such natural beauty as sandy beaches, colourful mountains and deep rivers.

Dungarvan is famous for its abundance of glorious golf courses; The Gold Coast, West Waterford Golf club and Dungarvan Golf club.

As far as food-lovers go, our coastal location offers a feast for the senses. the Tannery, The Moorings and Merry's Gastropub all offer a feast, and indeed entertainment, fit for a king. Dungarvan's renowned Waterford Food Festival 2016 is taking place on 14th-17th April this year.

Every outdoor enthusiast will enjoy a trip to this part of west Waterford. Locals are extremely proud of the newly opened Deise Greenway. The Waterford to Dungarvan Railway has been given to Waterford County Council, to be developed as a green way, for cycling, running and walking. its truly a magnificent addition to this already fabulous location.

Deep Sea Fishing, angling, whale watching and bird watching are popular amongst both tourists and locals.

Each April there is an excellent celebration of food know as 'West Waterford Food Festival'. Its a great weekend to be located in the town, a stones throw from the food trails and farmers market


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Dungarvan House Rental Rates

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Mar 1 2017 - Apr 29 2017
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Refundable damage deposit $217

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Dungarvan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 10 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • one en sutie and one large bathroom both with showers.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , large twin beds can be pushed together for super king size
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • 3 large bedrooms with built in wardrobes
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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