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Fraoch Cottage

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A rural retreat, set in large garden.Peaceful. Private harbour adjacent to house.
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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
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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 19 July 2017

The cottage is situated in the glorious Irish countryside and has a home from home feeling, beautifully kept and also very well equipped. The owners Gerardine and William make you feel very welcome. We had a brilliant 2 weeks in this lovely cottage and cannot...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Kim J
Management response:Responded 21 July 2017

Thank you for the lovely comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again next year.

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

A really lovely quiet well maintained property. A short walk down to the private lake shore garden with a boat. The owners are very friendly helpful and welcoming. We went for the fishing and caught some lovely roach from the impressive laugh derg. Would recommend...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank _chantelldrake
Management response:Responded 3 June 2017

Thank you for the nice comments. Glad that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fraoch and Lough Derg in the near future.

Reviewed 4 May 2017

This year( second one) me and my friends returned for a long weekend to escape daily rutine and enjoy the best what this place has on offer. At first its the cairing owners, then the spectacular nature( idillic clean and spacious house on the shore...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank DanDanWaterford
Management response:Responded 4 May 2017

We appreciate your kind comments. Looking forward to meeting all again in 2018.

Reviewed 10 August 2020
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Date of stay: July 2020
Trek32523781396, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2020

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Reviewed 9 August 2019
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Date of stay: July 2019
Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

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Reviewed 6 July 2019
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Date of stay: May 2019
Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2019

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Reviewed 13 June 2018
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Date of stay: May 2018
Management response:Responded 16 June 2018

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Reviewed 1 June 2017
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Reviewed 21 October 2016
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Date of stay: September 2016
Management response:Responded 26 October 2016

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Reviewed 19 April 2016
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Date of stay: April 2016
Management response:Responded 25 April 2016

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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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