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The Cow House WINNER of BEST HOUSE 2014

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17 reviews
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Blessington, County Wicklow
WINNER of 'BEST HOUSE' 2014 at the Architecture Ireland Awards- RIAI. The Cow House is a recently restored 19th Century farm building set in the grounds of June Blake's internationally acclaimed garden. This beautiful contemporary renovation was designed by Architect's Michael Kelly and Dan Costelloe. The Cow House has its own timber and glass elevation set back behind the restored granite elevation. It has an independent ground floor structure of timber posts, timber/steel flitch beams and timber joists, supporting first floor timber structural frames which in turn support the 15m long laminated timber ridge beam. This enables the rafters to span from the ridge to the walls permitting the roof space to accommodate two en-suite bedrooms. The partitions are formed from European birch faced plywood.

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About the Owner, June/ Niamh B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 29 reviews and 2 properties
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Gerrit V
Groningen, The Netherlands
Level 4 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

No wonder, the Cow House won an architecture award after completion in 2014. It is a true gem. A very comfortable wooden house inside an old stone "mantle". Being an architect, I loved the detailing and the use of materials. The house is compact but spacious and fully equipped for having a fine stay for one or two weeks. June...

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RonaB121
Fareham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We spent three nights staying in the self catering accommodation onsite. The Cow House has been converted to an extremely high and unique standard. The interior is open plan which made it great to share with friends. The welcome we received from June, Dara and Niamh was fantastic and they were so helpful and chatting the whole time. They took...

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darwindan
california
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Stayed for about 10 wonderful days. June Blake is a great host. We rented The Cow House and our friends rented the adjacent Turkey House. The architecture of these places is truly remarkable. The wood work and construction are stunning, the engineering and workmanship amazing. Modern and well appointed set in a great property with surrounding gardens and farm fields...

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
not suitable for very small children due to the floor and stairs - please discuss before booking, No shoes allowed in house.
Bathrooms
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Fulls
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AU$259
EUR 165
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EUR 175
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$314 / stay - Deposit
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Dublin Airport: 36.0 km
Railway: Heuston station, Dublin: 20.0 km
Ferry: Dublin Port: 23.0 km
65 Dublin Bus from City Centre passes the door. Nearest Luas station (Tram) is CityWest (Saggart) Co Dublin
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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