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Fraoch Cottage

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A rural retreat, set in large garden.Peaceful. Private harbour adjacent to house.
Autumn beauty
1 of 22A rural retreat, set in large garden.Peaceful. Private harbour adjacent to house.
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
It is our great pleasure to welcome you to Castlelough Holiday Cottages, near Garrykennedy, Co. Tipperary. Nestled along the “Lough Derg Way” on the eastern shores of Lough Derg, we offer you a choice of three 4* Failte Ireland approved self catering cottages Fraoch, Cornode and Lackaroe. Our cottages are centrally located, 1.5 miles from Garrykennedy and ideal for a short break or extended holiday in Ireland. Perfect for holidays at any time of year. Ideal for couples and families. A haven for fishermen and nature lovers. Lough Derg is the largest and most beautiful of the Shannon lakes. It is renowned for its coarse fishing. In this tranquil location you can experience the peace and quiet of the real Ireland. Co. Tipperary is a tourists’ paradise, an area of great charm and natural beau...It is our great pleasure to welcome you to Castlelough Holiday Cottages, near Garrykennedy, Co. Tipperary. Nestled along the “Lough Derg Way” on the eastern shores of Lough Derg, we offer you a choice of three 4* Failte Ireland approved self catering cottages Fraoch, Cornode and Lackaroe. Our cottages are centrally located, 1.5 miles from Garrykennedy and ideal for a short break or extended holiday in Ireland. Perfect for holidays at any time of year. Ideal for couples and families. A haven for fishermen and nature lovers. Lough Derg is the largest and most beautiful of the Shannon lakes. It is renowned for its coarse fishing. In this tranquil location you can experience the peace and quiet of the real Ireland. Co. Tipperary is a tourists’ paradise, an area of great charm and natural beauty, with hills, rivers, rolling countryside, clean air and a landscape steeped in history and heritage. It is a great touring base for exploring the many sights of the Shannon region. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Many exciting options await. Fraoch is nestled off The Lough Derg Way on the eastern shores of Lough Derg near Garrykennedy. This is an area of great charm and natural beauty. In this tranquil rural setting you can experience the real Ireland. The house is set in a large lawned garden. Guests have access to the owners adjacent private harbour. The house is spacious, comfortable and furnished in pine. German and French tv channels available. Fraoch sleeps 6 people , spacious and comfortable, is fitted and equipped to 4* standards. Oil fired central heating. Large living/dining room, tastefully furnished with wood burning stove. Kitchen is well equipped with electric cooker, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room has washing machine and dryer. 3 bedrooms; 1 double bedroom and 2 twin bedrooms. Bed linen and towels provided.Travel cot on request. Bathroom with bath tub. Shower room with electric shower. Fraoch is centrally located and ideal for a short break or extended holiday in Ireland. Perfect for couples and families. Tipperary is a tourists’ paradise and a great base for exploring the sights of the Shannon Region and beyond. Lough Derg is renowned for its coarse fishing. A fridge and freezer is available for bait. There are forest and hill walks locally. Aquatic activities are well catered for in Killaloe. Plenty of restaurants and pubs in the local villages and towns. Garrykennedy 1 mile, restaurant and 2 pubs, traditional music during the season. Portroe 4 miles, Nenagh 10 miles, Ballina/Killaloe 10 miles. We regret we are unable to accept pets.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Strictly no parties. No pets. Cottage must be vacated in a completely clean and tidy condition , otherwise a cleaning charge will be levied.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Shower
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About the Owner
Gerardine M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in early August. Great venue, very close to lake via own private jetty/harbour. Great fishing on lake, caught seven pike in an afternoon, great thrill for an amateur team! Aslo caught a couple fish from the private jetty. House isolated and peaceful, only...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Trek32523781396, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Fraoch. We look forward to seeing you soon again.

Reviewed 16 August 2020

Having just returned from our ' Staycation' in Garrykennedy, I felt compelled to write a review of this wonderful gem. The house itself is equipped with everything you could need during your stay and more. Gerardine has thought of everything and it wants for nothing....More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank LouOC74
Trek32523781396, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2020

Thank you for your nice comments. Glad that you enjoyed your stay at Fraoch.

Reviewed 21 January 2020

My wife and I had a wonderful time here Geraldine, thank you so much. Quiet and out of the way we spent a week in secluded ecstasy, but within a quick drive to the local village of Garry Kennedy and two pubs (one has a...More

Date of stay: December 2019
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Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2020

Thank you for your lovely comments. Glad that you enjoyed your Christmas stay.

Reviewed 27 October 2019

Out of all of my 16 trips to Ireland Fraoch Cottage has to be the best place where I have stayed. Thank you Gerardine for sharing your wonderful vacation home.

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank marmacirem
Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2019

Glad that you enjoyed your stay at Fraoch.

Reviewed 28 July 2019

The perfect location to relax and unwind......beautiful hideaway on the shores of Lough Derg. Picturesque surroundings in pretty Garrykennedy. All amenities considered, and catered for, it is a real home for home. The owners are thoughtful and attentive, and nothing is too much trouble. I...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2019

Thank you for the nice review. Always a pleasure to welcome you back to Lough Derg.

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Beautiful house, fantastic grounds , peaceful. Beside still waters He restores our souls. Ideal location for a stress free break.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for the kind comments. Glad that you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 18 July 2018

A delightful cottage set in wonderful surroundings. The owners William and Gerardine are fantastic, so helpful and friendly and make you feel so welcome. The cottage has everything imaginable so that your stay is stress free. Words can’t explain how tranquil Fraoch is, you’ve really...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Kim J
Management response:Responded 20 July 2018

Thank you Kim for your lovely comments. Delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. It is always a pleasure to meet you both. We look forward to seeing you next year. Best wishes William and Gerardine

Reviewed 23 April 2018

Amazing nice and clean cottage,surrounded by passion of the very friendly hosts Geraldine & Will. The boats and engines were perfect as well and we caught perch ,trouts and pikes close to the boatshouse direction garrykennedy harbour. For sure it won`t be our last trip...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Gerd J
Management response:Responded 24 April 2018

Thank you Gerd for the nice comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Fraoch. We look forwarding to welcoming you and your friends back to Lough Derg. Greetings to all, Willie and Ger

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Thank you for a lovely week at Froach Cottage. The cottage itself was perfect. It had everything we needed and plenty of room for us (4 adults and 2 small children). The garden was beautiful (which the kids spent lots of time each day exploring)....More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank SarahC10UK
Management response:Responded 8 August 2017

Thank you Sarah for the nice comments. Glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Fraoch.

Reviewed 7 August 2017

What a warm welcome we had! You feel that William's and Ger have thought over everything to help make your stay comfortable. The location of the cottage is idyllic. Very peaceful. There is more than enough to do in the area, whatever the weather. Our...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Cressida D
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Thank you for the very nice comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Fraoch.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Located along the Lough Derg Way, an area of natural beauty. Rural agricultural area with green fields, farm animals and forested areas. Garrykennedy, lakeside village is 1.6 miles away, restaurant and 2 pubs. Traditional live music during the season. Centrally located,ideal touring base.
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Bus and train station in Nenagh
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