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St Columb's Coach House Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,097 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1bathroom,1 showerroom, Kitchen/dining/living area sleeps 5 +cot

St Columb's Presbytery and the Coach House were built for the Parish Priest of Inistioge in the 1870's.The Coach house is located on the owners' grounds of approximately 3 acres. The landscaped grounds comprise of a water garden, lawns, and a rustic gazebo set in an elevated position overlooking the River Nore. The property is located about 1/2 Km from the village of Inistioge and within easy walking distance.

The Coach House comprises of a combined kitchen/dining/living area with a wood stove, and 2 bedrooms. The ground floor bedroom comprises of 1 double bed with an an en-suite bathroom. The 1st floor bedroom has 1 single and 1 double bed and a shower room with WC adjacent to it. There is oil fired central heating with radiators throughout the property. The accommodation can sleep up to 5 persons comfortably and a child's cot and high chair are available.

More Details

Margaret Dunne
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017


Kilmacshane House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1097 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Baby Gate
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
The gardens and grounds are available for guests to use and rackets and balls are provided for the tennis court.


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St Columb's Coach House Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny
average rating of 4.803571 based on 56 reviews

Peace and quiet !

  • 5 of 5

Came over from CA USA and met my mother at Dublin airport she stays in the UK, myself my wife and mother drove from Dublin to Inistioge a little town in the country of Ireland, after searching around for address we found a local who knew Mark he was very kind to call Mark and give him our location , Margaret came by and we followed her to rental, a little tip would be to put a sign at your entrance to home as you can easily pass it on the road !, Margaret and Mark where extremely welcoming and helped us settle in showing us heating etc, they even started the log fire up and that was so nice as it was a very cold night, the home is great with all the amenities you will need to cook , you can watch TV play games etc when staying home if you like. We mostly visited Thomastown for coffee and lunch its only 5 to 10 min drive if you want to venture further there is Kilkenny which is only like 25 mins from home, they have much more in there as its a small city, great shopping malls ,restaurants , movie halls , we where all so relaxed after the visit a huge change from the stress of big city living in the US !, All in all fab time, great hosts , lovely countryside ,fantastic people in Ireland , will sure miss it .

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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A perfect Irish cottage experience

  • 5 of 5

The photos of this property peaked my interest and upon our arrival to the The Coach House, we could not have been more thrilled. This is a quintessential Irish experience. ( Translation: If I were in the film industry looking for an Irish cottage set, this is it ) The property is located just outside of a small village with the larger bustling town of Kilkenny (fun pubs and dining) which is about a 20 minute drive away. The cottage has plenty of space for 5 people with a large size bed downstairs and sleeps 3 (a full size bed and a twin) comfortably in the loft. All of the bedding and linens are fresh and cozy. Although it was once a coach house, (barn) it has been brilliantly renovated to include all of the modern comforts with tv, wi fi, fully stocked kitchen and washer dryer. (read the washer and dryer manual if you are not from Europe) Also included in the renovation was a central heating system but we preferred the wood burning stove/fireplace which due to the owners impeccable attention to detail, was already prepared and ready for us to light. We had planned to go out to dinner during our stay, but our adult daughters who we traveled with were having such a great time drinking tea, sitting in the authentic chairs by the fire and enjoying the resident chickens (only 3) that we decided to make dinner. ( tip: do a grocery shop in Kilkenny before your arrival) We are a very active family but this is the type of lodging that staying in is as special of an experience as exploring the countryside. The original stone walls, wood floors and decor exudes warmth but also the cottage is immaculately clean. The surrounding views are lovely and the property is very private, but our delightful hosts were in their home next door if we needed anything. If you do book this property, plan to arrive in daylight as you will need to identify the "farm implements" that mark the discreet driveway off the road.Once you know where the property is, it is easy to come and go but if you find it as charming as we did, it is hard to leave. As an avid traveler I can confidently say that St Columba's Coach House is a true gem.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Friendly, welcoming, caring, helpful hosts.Thankyou.

Faced with storm Ophelia ,hosts were attentive and ensured we were well looked after.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Relaxing and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful peaceful stay in Margaret and Mark's beautiful home only surpassed by their warm and welcoming friendly reception.

Couldn't thank them enough for their help navigating the area

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Hope to visit again

  • 5 of 5

The property is exactly as shown... charming and rustic in a beautiful setting. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. I will recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Our Irish Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a stay in a rustic cottage in the countryside - and St Columb's Coach House met and exceeded our expectations. Cozy and quiet, the was perfect for the vacation that we had in mind. The village of Inistioge is charming and scenic, and perfectly located for day trips around South East Ireland. Our only disappointment was that we were not able to stay longer and explore more of this beautiful country. Our Thanks to hosts Mark and Margaret for their cheerfulness and helpful advice and information.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
149 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
68 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Mount Juliet
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
29 Kilometres
Paulstown J7
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
46 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Inistioge village is located beside the river Nore in the South East of Ireland. The village has a number of pubs and restaurants to choose from. Either side of the village you can take easy walks along the river bank in peaceful countryside. Above the village is the Woodstock demense and House whose gardens have been restored to their former glory, which at one time were considered one of the great gardens of Ireland.

In Thomastown (7Kms) there is the famous Jerpoint Abbey and in Kilkenny (15kms) there is the Castle and Rothe house and a number of churches and Cathedrals.Waterford (44Kms) is only 40mins drive away where there is a museum of local history and buildings of historical interest.

Inistioge is centrally located for easy access to the south coast and sandy beaches and all major towns in the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

*Rental rates are inclusive of all bed linen and towels
* Rental Rates are exclusive of heating and electricity which is metered and payable on departure.
* A damage deposit of €50 Euro is required on arrival.
*June is flexible
* July and August are only bookable from a Saturday to a Saturday.
*Outside June July and August length of stay and start dates are flexible.
Christmas & New Year are charged at €500 per week on a pro rata basis. Please enquire to check rental for these periods.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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