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The Stables Farmhouse Holiday Cottage

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Ballyhale, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

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This property sleeps: 8 with 4 Doubles room(s)

This extremely spacious holiday farmhouse in Kilkenny stands in its own grounds with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. A beautifully restored farmhouse it offers guests a games room with a pool table and table tennis, tennis courts and additional self contained accommodation for five people in its attractive converted mews (suitable for mobility impaired guests).

This spacious holiday farmhouse stands in its own grounds and has a living room with open fire, exposed beams, a family room with a flame effect fire, sunroom with French doors opening on to a stone courtyard, utility room, kitchen with an aga and steps into the dining area which has French doors onto a patio area.

On the first floor are four double bedrooms (all of which are en suite, one of the bathrooms has a roll top bath) and a family bathroom.

The tiny village of Ballyhale is 1.6 km away and has a pub, while there is a shop and post office in Knocktophe, 3Km away. Just 10Km away is the larger town of Thomastown, right in the heart of the scenic Nore Valley it has a variety of shops, traditional pubs restaurants and historic ruins which include the well known
Jerpoint Abbey.

The medieval town of Kilkenny, is just 20 minutes away with its beautifully restored historic buildings, charming narrow alleyways, craft shops, boutiques, traditional pubs and many restaurants. There are a number of impressive historic sites in the town such as St. Canice’s Cathedral, the imposing Kilkenny Castle and Rothe House & Gardens.

There is a wide variety of out door pursuits on offer in the local area including golf at the excellent Mount Juliet Golf Club or Kilkenny Golf Club, horse riding at Warrington Stud, water sports at Go With the Flow River Adventures and a huge choice of marked walks and trails through this lovely countryside.  Gowran Park Racecourse is less than an hour and a half away and hosts both National Hunt and Flat Races according to the season.

This holiday cottage in Kilkenny is a real rural retreat with the advantage of being only 20 minutes from Kilkenny Town, less than 2 hours from Dublin.

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Superb holiday development. Plenty of room for a large number of guests. Kids loved the tennis court and games room, finally got off their phones. Kitchen was well stocked.
Clean and tidy with a great atmosphere.
Grounds are stunning
I will be back

Deborah Sakac - 15/04/2015 16:26:28