On the peaceful grounds surrounding historic Croan House, is a little cluster of five charming, traditional style modern cottages. The cottages are set around a courtyard and approached by a drive of lime trees. Adjacent to the property is a Forest Park with a number of trails and walks.
Beautifully decorated and fitted out
Very comfortably furnished, the cottages enjoy a delightfully relaxing ambience, enhanced by grazing goats, hens, rare breed pigs and geese in the grounds. The cottages contain all mod cons and have a private patio and barbeque area and an open fire for cosy evenings in.
Plenty to see and do nearby
The local area is rich in places of interest such as picturesque small villages, abbeys and a craft trail of fascinating workshops including glass blowing, pottery and leather goods. Waterford, with its developing port and famous glass factory and visitor centre, is 20 miles, whilst the medieval town of Kilkenny's ancient castle, cathedral, Black Abbey (and over 70 pubs) are 15 miles. This wonderful walking country also offers cruises and fishing on a network of fine rivers and canals once worked by barges, as well as superb golf (Mount Juliet 7 miles) and riding. Dublin is 1½ hours by car or train, Rosslare ferryport is 58 miles, Waterford Airport 25 miles.
Alder cottage is set on the grounds of an eighteenth century Irish manor house, now run as a rare breed farm. The cottage has an open fire, private patio and 2 bedrooms sleeping up to 4 plus cot.
2 bedrooms, sleeps 4
Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed Bedroom 2: 1 Single bed
Room for 5 in the dining area Room for 5 in the living area
Private garden Extra information (Stunning views past the animal paddocks to the Blackstairs mountains and the Comeragh hills.
The cottages are on the grounds of a working small holding with a variety of animals.
Fresh farm produce is available in season.)
Pets (All pets must be kept on a lead when outside and cannot be left alone on the property at any time.)
Sports and activities
Boat Hire Fishing Golf Horse Riding Sailling
Sports Center Swimming Tennis Water Skiing Wind Surfing
Sights and attractions
Museum Shopping Theatre
Theme Park Cinema
Prices and availability
Last updated 23.11.2012
Discounts and extras
If more then one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest
amount will be applied to your booking.
Late Booking Discounts
Arrival date range
Booking made less then x days/weeks/months before arrival
1st January to 31st December
This property does not have any extras set
This is the general location (within 1km of the property)
Coast and beaches:
2 out of 2 people recommend staying here
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Value for money
wendy from Hayling Island
Stayed Saturday 24 September 2011
Stayed at Croan end Sept 2011. A lovely peaceful place, easy to find and a warm welcome by lovely owners.
Marvellous indoor and outdoor spaces, fantastic animals to watch/pet, fresh fruit and veg [organic] left out for guests every day.
Plenty of choice of days out. Great music venues such as Kytelers Inn in Kilkenny City easy to get to. Fab scenery, lovely walks and climbs, lovely lovely people. Bodhran workshop and Raglan Rogues Duo at Kytelers Inn highly recommended. [seasonal]
Highly recommended. THANKS Villarenters and Frances & Niamh.
Phil from Newquay
Stayed Wednesday 02 February 2005
Excellent throughout. Very friendly people. Area superb. ACCOMODATION AS DESCRIBED IF NOT BETTER
Thank you for your hospitality. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, your place is so peaceful. We will be back!
The cottage was beautiful and very comfortable and we loved the forest walks. We will miss Bella (the dog) and the rest of the animals - at least until we come back next time!
Had a lovely time – very relaxing and comfortable. The surrounding area is beautiful and Croan Cottages are an ideal base from which to explore. Croan House is beautiful, the animals are charming and the food you prepared for us was amazing! Would love to return in the future.
Thanks for a really great time, great relaxation and enjoyment. The cottage is perfect and very clean which is very important to us. Thank you personally for alll your help, your professionalism and very kind hospitality. The little touches really do make a difference. We’ll be back.
We love the cottage and its location. We’ve had some great walks, enjoying the sounds of birdsong and the amazing wildlife, and have had a most restful, relaxing week. We will be back. .
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Owner score810 Calendar updated: 2 years ago Last logged in: a year ago
Located in: Ireland Joined: January 2005
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