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Ballintober | Hollywood, Blessington WW123, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014
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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
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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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Tipperary
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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
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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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Bochum, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We finally wanted to make our dream come true and go to Ireland. We wanted to experience the beautiful countryside, wild nature and famous hospitality of the Irish. My parents and I decided to stay at Abhainn Ri and explore the East Coast and Wicklow Mountains from there. And all of our dreams came true, and to a large part... More

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

After traveling to Ireland and staying here a year and a half ago, my wife and I were lucky enough to get back for another week, this time with my wife's brother and his wife who had never been to Ireland. The quality of the accommodations and the view from the cottages is simply unbeatable. Add to that Niahmh's hospitality... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Just spent a long weekend in Aibhainn Ri with my wife and 18 month old daughter. First, the bad stuff - the travel cot provided was uncomfortable and.... I can't think of anything else bad to say! This place is amazing. It's situated well outside any town (it's slightly closer to Ballymore than Blessington I'd say) and has stunning views... More

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Address: Ballintober | Hollywood, Blessington WW123, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Blessington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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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