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Secluded Cottage In A World Famous Garden

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
5
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Townparks - The Bothy

The Bothy Is A Very Special Hide-Away At A Corner Of Birr Castle Gardens

The Bothy is definitely a cottage, small but cosy. It is an old building and was once the house for the young gardeners. A door in the wall gives onto the Famous Walled Garden, full of flowers in summer. It has three bedrooms, one with double bed and one with two single beds and the third with 1 single bed. There is one bathroom. The kitchen is small but well equipped and next to the living room/dining room. It is within walking distance of the town, and also close to the Science Centre with its coffee shop and playground.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Alison Rosse
Member since: 2014
Speaks French
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
13 October, 2016
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About Alison Rosse

The Parsons family, now Earls of Rosse, have owned the property since 1620. You will be staying in part of the historic Domain and can enjoy the beauty of the garden which has been landscaped and planted for many centuries.

Why Alison Rosse chose County Tipperary

The cottage, once the home of the younger unmarried gardeners, was built about 1860.

What makes this cottage unique

Access to the gardens and science centre and playground on a daily basis and very close to the friendly market town of Birr.

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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Barpub
Birr
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Dublin
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Birr
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Tullamore
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Kilbeggan
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Birr
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Galway
Car: necessary

Very central area for touring Ireland. Almost all areas within reach of a day's drive. The property is on the edge of Birr, a small town with all the amenities, restaurants, bars, shops and supermarkets.You will be within walking distance of one of the best restaurants in town, Spinners, in Castle Street. The main attraction for many is that the property is situated within the grounds of Birr Castle Domain which has a science Gallery celebrating the Parsons family and the great telescope once the largest in the world. The garden is world famous and you have this beautiful park to yourself in the evenings. You can also bring your dog if you come by ferry. Birr Castle itself is the family home of Brendan and Alison, The Earl and Countess of Rosse. The Castle is open to visitors in May and July and August in the mornings. Otherwise it is lived in as a family home, but there are occasional concerts in the Gothic Music Room. The Slieve Bloom mountains are a 15 minute drive away and are ideal for walking and gentle climbs in unspoilt forest and open scenery. Many historical sites are in the area, which is sometimes known as the Monastic Midlands for the many early Christian sites and ruins. Clonmacnoise is especially famous. You can visit Dublin by train from Tullamore, only half an hour to Tullamore and then 1 hour by train.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Townparks, Ireland

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£418
for 7 nights
£418
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £102

The Birr Castle Domain is a gated property and you will be given a code to get in the main gate when you arrive.

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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Townparks, Ireland

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with shower over the bath and toilet and wash hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • 1 double, 1 with two beds, 1 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf pass optional
Notes:
Walking. For hikers this is an ideal area. The Slieve Bloom mountains are close by and also the area of the Shannon. For shorter walks ask in the Birr town library to get ideas. And of course there are walks every morning in the grounds of the Castle itself.

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