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Ballintober | Hollywood, Blessington WW123, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I are currently on our last night of a 7 night stay here and we have truly fell in love with Abhainn Ri. Our cottage is immaculate with every comfort imaginable. When we arrived we were delighted to find that Niamh had left us some wonderful homemade scones and jam. In addition to this was 6 of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I (2 adults, 2 children) stayed at an Abhainn Ri cottage last month, and I really don't think our stay could have been improved upon. The cottage is very modern and comfortable, as well as being wheelchair accessible. Niamh and Joe were extremely pleasant, and Niamh's cooking was simply delicious. The scones and farm-fresh eggs on arrival... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at this farmhouse B&B was so peaceful, comfortable and welcoming that I am writing this review having only just left! The location is tranquil with breath-taking views; the accommodation is tastefully decorated, clean and homely; the breakfast menu was unsurpassed (porridge with Baileys, full Irish breakfast, pancakes, salmon, freshly-baked muffins and scones - all delicious). Our host, Niamh,... More

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Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed at Abhainn Ri Farmhouse Blessington this weekend and can highly recommend it. The farmhouse is located in idyllic surroundings, rooms at the farmhouse (there are also holiday homes available next door) overlook fields full of sheep and a wonderful lake. The farmhouse is over 170 years old and has recently been renovated. Niamh gave us a very warm welcome... More

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We were a group of 23 people who wanted a location where we were all close with some Irish charm. The cottages at Abhainn Ri fit our need perfectly. We stayed for a week and from our warm welcome by Joe and Niamh to our departure we felt right at home. The cottages are very well equipped and the views... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I had booked a 3 night getaway as a surprise for my boyfriend and we loved every moment. Being animal and nature lovers it was a blessing to be able to wake up surrounded by the farm animals and the breathtaking views. Niamh and Joe could not be nicer and we cannot wait to go back!! If you want to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

We recently stayed in these beautiful cottages with fantastic views. We had a family bday weekend and the facilities were fantastic for kids. Owners made it very welcoming and the cottages were v high standard with alot provided. We definitely be visiting again and recommend to many. Linda

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Recently returned from a three night stay at Abhainn Ri. The first thing thats strikes you is the beautiful scenery that surrounds this location. We were fortunate to have good weather and the views from the cottage were amazing. My best advice to get there is to use google maps, its not that difficult but the roads on the way... More

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We were looking for somewhere for my parents, my sister's family and my family to spend a week together and we found the perfect place. The facilities for my Father who has mobility difficulties were great! Everyone is catered for here. For my sisters 2 young children(5 & 7yrs old) feeding the hen's, pigs, chicks and donkeys with Joe and... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

After watching the film "P.S I Love You", myself and 2 friends decided to visit Ireland. Abhainn Ri is very close to a lot of the places seen in the film, including Blessington Lake and Ballyknockan. We definitely chose the right place to stay for our trip - a lovely warm welcome for Niamh and some beautiful scones on arrival.... More

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Address: Ballintober | Hollywood, Blessington WW123, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Blessington
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Abhainn Ri Farm Cottages (vacation rentals) are located on a truly remarkable elevated site, with the most exquisite view of the Kings River (Abhainn Rí) as it flows into the Blessington lakes. This very unique location is situated on 100 acres of farmland in one of Wicklow's finest areas of outstanding natural beauty known as the garden of Ireland. Located high above the Blessington lakes on a lovely quiet country road yet only one hour to Dublin city, airport and ferry ports.Complimentary welcome basket on arrival. Childrens farm activities feeding the small farm animals with farmer Joe. Irish traditional meals available to order and delivered. Free WiFi. Farm walk throughout farm to lakeshore. Inclusive price electricity & heating included. New 2014 Farmhouse Venue for events and group bookings. ... more   less 
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