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Mount Brandon Cottages 1 & 2

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6 bedrooms
10 guests
1 night minimum
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Mount Brandon self-catering holiday cottages, one of the most attractive self-catering properties in Kilkenny, Ireland. Welcome to Graiguenamanagh, the Village of the Monks, located in County Kilkenny, in the sunny south east of Ireland. Mount Brandon is one of the South-East’s most attractive self-catering holiday cottages. Our two holiday cottages are located just outside of Graiguenamanagh only 5 minutes’ walk from the river Barrow – ideal for pike and coarse fishing. Did you know that Graiguenamanagh has a good few claims to fame? Here are just two: Check out PEG WASHINGTON'S LANE, supposedly the world's smallest street (we will tell you where to find it). And: Did you know that it was a cow from Graiguenamanagh, which started the Great Chicago Fire??? Mount Brandon self-catering h...Mount Brandon self-catering holiday cottages, one of the most attractive self-catering properties in Kilkenny, Ireland. Welcome to Graiguenamanagh, the Village of the Monks, located in County Kilkenny, in the sunny south east of Ireland. Mount Brandon is one of the South-East’s most attractive self-catering holiday cottages. Our two holiday cottages are located just outside of Graiguenamanagh only 5 minutes’ walk from the river Barrow – ideal for pike and coarse fishing. Did you know that Graiguenamanagh has a good few claims to fame? Here are just two: Check out PEG WASHINGTON'S LANE, supposedly the world's smallest street (we will tell you where to find it). And: Did you know that it was a cow from Graiguenamanagh, which started the Great Chicago Fire??? Mount Brandon self-catering holiday cottages offer an excellent touring base for those wanting to explore the 'Medieval capital of Ireland“, Kilkenny, as well as Carlow, Enniscorthy, Wexford or Waterford. We are ideally based for golfing holidays in Ireland, with Mount Juliet golf club only a short drive away. Our self-catering holiday accommodation offers the freedom to relax and wander through a magnificent natural environment of mountain, meadow and river with spectacular views of the Barrow Valley landscape, the Blackstairs mountain range and Brandon Hill. Perfect for walking holidays in Ireland. More
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About the Owner
Andrea W
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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We live on site, so any queries or questions you might have, we will be here to help.
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Reviewed January 12, 2016

I recently spend christmass with my parents and my 20 months son in Mount Brandon Cottages for a wedding we had in Graignamanagh on January 1st. I couldnt be happier with our stay there eventhough the storm those days made it really difficult to drive...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Elsinki
Mountbrandoncottages, VR Owner at Mount Brandon Cottages 1 & 2, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2016

Hi Elsa! Thank you kindly for your frank and honest review, it was very much appreciated! We are delighted that you and your family had a pleasant stay at Mount Brandon Cottages and are happy to report that our WIFI problem has since been resolved....More

Reviewed June 26, 2015

The cottages are in a great location overlooking Graiguenamanagh with views over extensive grounds and Mount Brandon (Co Kilkenny) in the distance. The Wenner family are excellent hosts, taking good care of their guests. They have the added bonus of an onsoite pottery school. Carmen...More

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank 763niallw
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

My family stayed in two cottages at Mount Brandon recently ... and they were excellent. Very clean, comfortable and in a lovely location. They suited our needs perfectly. Andrea and Carmen couldn't have done more for us. We even had fresh eggs for brekky supplied...More

Date of stay: July 2013
2  Thank kafem1957
Reviewed April 4, 2013

Our recent trip to Ireland included a stay over the Easter holiday, so we wanted to homebase and be able to relax, do laundry and enjoy some privacy from our teens. We stayed in cottage 2, which was a completely setup 3 br house with...More

Date of stay: March 2013
2  Thank Roddy66
Reviewed September 27, 2012

We stayed 5 nights at the Mount Brandon Cottages in September, and we really loved this home-away-from-home. The cottage was perfectly clean, with everything we needed, and the setting was absolutely beautiful. Graigue was an easy 5-minute drive away, and the Mount Brandon location gave...More

Date of stay: September 2012
3  Thank Anne_LarryY
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
Graiguenamanagh is a medieval river town which dates back to the 13th century when Duiske Abbey, the largest Cistercian Monastery in Ireland, was established at the junction of the rivers Barrow and Duiske (Dubh Uisce Black Water). The monks are long since gone, but the Abbey remains. It is a vibrant church for the local community blessed with fantastic acoustics that have rung to the sounds of many famous voices, such as the Vienna Boys Choir and Ireland’s top traditional group, The Chieftains. Traditionally the Duiske Concerts take place in November of each year. Graiguenamanagh also hosts the TOWN OF BOOKS FESTIVAL in September of each year, where booksellers come from all corners of Ireland and abroad to value books and find new homes for them. At the river there is a magical mix of ...
How to get there
The sat. nav. co-ordinates for Mount Brandon self-catering holiday cottages are as follows: 52, 32’26.1” North 6, 56’84.8” West Directions from ROSSLARE Ferryport: From ROSSLARE HARBOUR take the N25 towards Waterford an Cork. Just before NEW ROSS turn right onto the N30/N70 and follow this road, as it by-passes NEW ROSS and then turns right, heading towards KILKENNY and ENNISCORTHY. Turn left onto the R700 towards KILKENNY and then turn right again onto the R 705 (clearly signposted for CARLOW). This road will bring you through THE ROWER into GRAIGUENAMANAGH, where you will come to a roundabout. Take the second exit for the town centre. Follow this road down the hill to the town’s main street, where you will come to a T-junction, Duiske Abbey (the church) is just in front of you. Here ...
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