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Mary Flynn

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, Gaeilge

Nells Farm House with mountains views and hot tub

Bedrooms 2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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2 Bedroom farmhouse to sleep 5/6

Nell's Farm House is ideal for a relaxing or an activity holiday. The house has all the character and style you would expect from a rustic farmhouse with some modern features such as a hot tub, central heating and WiFi. The property is particularly welcoming during the autumn/winter/spring with an open fire in the living room. All rooms are on the ground floor. Each bed is dressed with white linen and dressing gowns supplied. The ensuite bathroom has a walk in shower making it suitable for the less mobile. Enclosed garden to the front of the house with picnic table and chairs and a patio area at the rear with hot tub, patio table and chairs.

There is ample storage for bicycles. Imagine relaxing in the hot tub after completing a days cycling

Walking: Nell's House makes an ideal base for walkers...The Comeragh Mountains and the Nire Valley have many walks to suit all levels of ability. A booklet containing details of many local walks is supplied. There are facilities for drying outdoor clothes and boots. Autumn 2016 welcomes the official opening of the Waterford Greenway. The new 45 kilometre cycying and walking trail is built along the route of the old Waterford to Dungarvan railway track. At the moment some sections are not fully completed.

Rathgormack, the nearest village has one traditional pub, a hiking centre with a climbing wall. A children's playground has recently opened in the village. The small supermarket provides freshly baked bread and cakes daily.

As the property is in a rural area we provide transport to the nearest pub for our guests if requested.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mary Flynn (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, Gaeilge

About Mary Flynn

We have been farming on this property since 1973. We have a large dairy herd and all their followers. The property is situated in the farmyard and there are farming activities taking place throughout the day. Guests are welcome to view the milking cows (children must be accompanied at all times).

In December 2014 we have been awarded the overall award for the most interactive event held during Heritage Week having been runners up in 2013..

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We have a great interest in how people lived long ago, how they worked, how they ate, how they played.

Mary Flynn purchased this farmhouse in 2009

Why Mary Flynn chose Ireland

This property is over 200 years old and was refurbished in 2008/09. It belonged to Gerard's Aunt Nell, hence the name Nell's Farm House

What makes this farmhouse unique

The house is situated on a working dairy farm at the foot of the Comeragh Mountains. The Mountains contain many beautiful lakes and maps are provided for the various walks. The house was renovated to include many modern features such as fitted kitchen, power showers but while still retaining the old features such as shutters on the windows, high ceilings, the open fire.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Nells Farm House with mountains views and hot tub
average rating of 4.52 based on 25 reviews

Cozy farmhouse with friendly cows

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 had a comfortable and enjoyable stay at the house in a green and lush part of the country. Mary and Ger are very accommodating and delightful to talk to, providing information on the area as well as the farm. This is a working dairy farm, so there are lots of cows (and calves when we were there) right out the front door, great for animal loving kids. The calves are timid but friendly.

The house is centrally located within a 30-45 minute drive of many southeastern sights such as Cashel, Waterford, Kilkenny and the coast. It's a little hard to find at first until you learn to ignore the Sat Nav (not recommended for Ireland). This is a beautiful and perhaps less tourists part of the country, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. We are so lucky to live in a beautiful part of the country and love to share it with our guests.
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Port Alberni, BC CANADA

A Wonderfully Unique Setting - A Step Back in Tim

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Nell's Farmhouse was far too short! We loved everything about it! The old farmhouse with it's huge rooms, crisp white linens, fluffy towels. We really enjoyed the enclosed patio and hot tub!

Our grand daughter loved the little calves - so sweet with their huge eyes!

We would love to visit the farm again and highly recommend Nell's Farmhouse to anyone looking for a relaxed, peaceful holiday.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What can I say.....Nell's Farm House exceeded our expectations. From the moment I made contact with Mary it was seamless. Every time I emailed her she responded within an hour or less. My only regret is that we couldn't stay longer. We were on the go and looked forward to getting back "home" both nights. We will be back one day with our bags of groceries, ready to settle in and enjoy farm living. The house has everything you need to prepare meals. It's very rural, so have some basic when you arrive.

Mary and Jer were the perfect hosts!!!

Thank you,

Vicki and Ted

Karen and Thomas

Memphis, Tennessee

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the very kind words. We appreciate them. I hope to see you all again. Mary and Ger
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An absolutely amazing and perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

We could not have enjoyed our time more at Nells Farm House. The house itself was gorgeous, spacious, and very comfy for 4 us staying there. We were able to cook dinner in the kitchen and liked the fact that there were two showers (the showers are very modern, and one does not have a door which can cause water to leak onto the rest of the bathroom floor, only a minor inconvenience). The hot tub in the back was SO NICE after a long day of sight seeing, and to have the ambiance of a hot tub, under the stars, with the sounds of dairy cows all around, in Ireland....that is something you cannot experience anywhere else. Ger was very attentive to our needs, and incredibly welcoming. We would definitely book Nells again, and highly recommend staying here to anyone!!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely rural retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at Nells Farmhouse. We were greeted warmly by Mary and Ger and from the moment we stepped in we felt at home. The fire was roaring and the farmhouse with its charm and character felt homely.

The hot tub was an added bonus and the boys (5 & 2 years old) loved spending time in there.

The Farmhouse was lovely and clean and Mary and Ger could not do enough for us. Fresh milk after watching the cows be milked and firewood on demand added to the excellent experience we had here.

We would definitely recommend and will be booking again soon.

Thank you to Mary and Ger.

Best wishes

Alex, Leah, Harry and George Francis

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Alex, Leah and boys Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed meeting you all and are delighted that you had a great holiday with us. Mary
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Lives up to the many glowing reviews. A lovely cosy cottage in the country.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful little cottage. We loved waking up to the cows. Peaceful and vibrantly alive at the same time. The hot tub was luxurious, even in the winter rain. The cottage was warm and cosy. The beds super comfortable. Generous, attentive but unabtrusive hosts. Highly recommend this lovely little place. Wish we'd had more time to explore the stunning surrounding nature.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Owner's Response: Hi Jini Thank you for your very kind remarks. We are glad you enjoyed your holiday with us.
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Waterord 20 miles. Dublin 2 hours. Cork
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
62 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Carrick on Suir
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Carrick on Suir
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Carrick on Suir
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Clonea Strand
Car: necessary

Nell's Farm House is located just under the Comeragh Mountains, with unrivaled views of Crotty's Lake. The Church of Cuan and Brogan in Clonea Power about 1.5 miles from the house is famous for its Harry Clarke windows. Walkers have many walks to choose from and every ability is catered for. Walking maps supplied.The Mahon Falls and the Magic Road are a must see for the visitor to the area.The lakes offer very good fishing. The property is ideally situated to take advantage of the many beaches in the area such as Bonmahon, Clonea, Stradbally and Tramore. The golf enthusiast has many courses to choose from, Carrick on Suir, Clonmel, Dungarvan and a links course in Tramore. The cyclist Sean Kelly hails from the locality and there are excellent cycling routes in the area. The sport of kings has plenty to offer with race courses in Clonmel, Tramore, Gowran Park and Tipperary. Carrick on Suir has the only Tudar Castle in Ireland. During June it hosts a festival to honour the Clancy Brothers a famous traditional music group. The city of Waterford with its famous Crystal factory is only half an hour away. Waterford is Ireland's oldest city and the Viking Triangle brings 1000 years of history to life in a 1000 steps.

West Waterford Festival of Food takes place every year in April in nearby Dungarvan showcases local food, cookery demonstrations, tastings. Nell's Farm House participates in demonstrating the art of butter making. Heritage Week takes place in late August and Nell's Farm House won the 'Most Interactive Event in 2014 for it's reenactment of a Traditional Irish Wake.

The Comeragh Wild Festival held in late September hosts a story telling, traditional music in Nell's Farm House.

Waterford hosts many festivals throughout the year with something to suit everyone from the walking, arts, sports, food,

Other Activities Nearby: shooting/archery

Golf: Carrick on Suir Carrick-on-Suir Golf Club - .

18-hole golf course situated on the hills overlooking the town

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Dungarvan Golf Club is located at Knocknagranagh, 4Km outside the town of Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

Nell's Farm House has negotiated a special rate with Oceanics Surf School Tramore for our guests.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $57

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Ireland Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1 has a large walk in shower so is suitable for those with impaired mobility. Bathroom 2 has a enclosed shower. Ample supply of towels which can be changed on request.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are two bedrooms, both are warm and welcoming. Linen provided.The first has a large double bed. The other has two single beds. Both bedrooms have wardrobes and bedside lockers. The living room has a double sofa bed. White dressing gowns are provided for your comfort. A travel cot, a full size cot, high chair, baby bath can be provided on request. Linen supplied for cots. Extra baby linen is supplied as standard. Linen changed weekly during longer stays. Fresh towels changed on request. Beach towels supplied on request.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
All rooms are on the ground floor, but there is a step between the living room and the kitchen. It is not steep so is suitable for the elderly or guests with impaired mobility.

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