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New Thatch Farm Pet-Friendly Cottage in Knocklong, Limerick

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
2 bathrooms

New Thatch Farm Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
New Thatch Farm is a delightful, thatched cottage on a working farm that dates back over 400 years and is situated amongst serene countryside, just two miles from the village of Knocklong, near Kilmallock, Co. Limerick and can sleep four people. The cottage has a ground floor double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, a double bedroom, a ground floor shower room, a kitchen, a dining room, a sitting room (seats 3) with a woodburner and an external utility. Outside there is ample off road parking and a courtyard garden to the front, there is also a lawn and a patio garden to the rear with furniture and a barbecue area. New Thatch Farm is a wonderful base for your Irish holiday.

Knocklong is a quaint hamlet and is situated close to the Limerick and Tipperary border. The towns of Tipperary and Kilmallock are both nearby and offer visitors a choice of restaurants, bars and shops. Those who are fans of cycling will love the scenic routes offered by the Ballyhoura Mountains.

For an enticing mix of old and new, County Limerick is ideal, with castles and art galleries attracting visitors whilst the tranquil pastureland, forest trails and mountainous scenery of the county make the perfect escape.

Oil underfloor central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine occasionally shared with owner in external utility, TV with basic Sky, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Courtyard garden to front. Lawn and patio garden to rear with furniture and BBQ area. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 10 mins walk. Note: Internal steps are steep and narrow and may not be suitable for the elderly or those with limited mobility. Note: This property is surrounded by farmland so your pet must be kept under strict control at all times when outside. Note: Stabling and paddock available by prior arrangement with owner. Note: Property is only suitable for babes-in-arms and children aged 5 and over only. Note: Max. 4 adults, including babes-in-arms.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • On a farm
  • Rural location

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Mr Weallans
July 2016
This is a wonderful cottage that is well equipped for every need. It is beautifully furnished and decorated and the location is perfect for exploring rural Ireland. It was a real home from home and very cosy. The location is very rural and perfect as a getaway retreat. There is no noise, apart from the cows and the crows, and no light pollution. We already live in a beautiful cottage in the country and we didn't want to come home! The owner is a great host and an obvious home-maker and very attentive, it was wonderful to meet her and share her home. Going to Southern Ireland is a bit like going back in time. There are still hundreds of little independent shops and people have time to stop and chat - be prepared to acknowledge just about everybody who drives past you if you are out for a walk!
Miss Goldsworthy
June 2016
The cottage was delightful and quaint in a beautiful setting, very peaceful despite being close to the road. It was everything we wished for and more, would love to go back. The property owner was so lovely and made sure our holiday needs were met,100% satisfied.
Ms Mullins
July 2014
Our stay at this property was more pleasurable than we could ever have expected. When we arrived the owner was there to greet us with a smile and made us feel completely at home. Her house is beautifully kept and well presented. She made us even more welcome with a cake that she had baked. Her attention to detail was clearly visible upon entering the bedrooms where fluffy white towels were all tied up with a white ribbon. Her two cats were delightful - Buttons, the little black young female kept us amused with her antics. Our stay in the country was truly good for our souls. The owner was an awesome host.
Mrs Brooks
September 2015
We had a wonderful time at New Thatch Farm, the owner was a great host. We would recommend New Thatch Farm to anyone who would like a real Irish country experience. We would love to come back some time in the near future. The owner made us feel like we where part of her family.
Ms Watson
May 2014
Congratulations and many thanks to the owner who has restored this thatched cottage so lovingly and made it a truly beautiful and homely place to holiday. We were welcomed to the cottage in the middle of the night with candles fire lit, a tray of cupcakes and everything we would need more. She explained the use of the essentials in the cottage gave us advise on things to do around the area. The cottage is situated in a beautiful rural part of county Limerick yet close to amenities. It is furnished to the highest standard and very clean yet cosy. We enjoyed walks around the area and relaxing around the cottage with the animals. We would definitely recommend anyone to stay here.
Mary M
August 2015
Our stay at New Thatch Farm cottage was the highlight of our three week holiday in Ireland. The location worked well for exploring the sites of Western Ireland and the cottage provided a comfortable and welcoming place to return each evening. It is nestled in a quiet country setting with all the splendour of the area right on the doorstop. The cottage itself is well appointed and has been carefully and artfully restored to provide all the modern amenities while maintaining its original character. The owner was attentive and welcoming without being intrusive and offered many helpful hints about the area. The beds were comfortable, the cottage scrupulously clean and the presentation, from linens and towels to the lovely bouquet of wild flowers and plate of scones that greeted us on arrival, resonant of a 5 star getaway. The woodstove was a bonus we put to good use each evening as we enjoyed dinner and late night conversation in the cozy sitting room.
August 2015
We stayed at New Thatch Farm the first week of our 3 week holiday in Ireland and (other than the weather) it was perfect! The thatched cottage has been restored and updated with all the modern conveniences in a way that allows its original charm to shine through.
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