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Purcells@Knockdrinna, charming cottage in village

SuperhostKilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Entire cottage hosted by Helen
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Clean and tidy
8 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Helen is a Superhost
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
This charming converted stable is located alongside Knockdrinna Cafe in the village of Stoneyford. Purcells' is part of a complex of 5 converted stone farm buildings. It has a double height living area, separate kitchen, 2 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms ensuite. The downstairs is fully wheelchair accessible with wide doors and accessible wet room/shower and toilet. We have renovated using natural wood throughout. There is an open fire and electric heating for which there is a charge in winter

The space
'Purcells' was built in the 1800's and has been tastefully converted to a comfortable two bedroom dwelling. The building is part of a complex of 5 traditional stone farm buildings on Robert and Helen Finnegan's farm, each one making the most of the buildings unique characterstics.
Purcells has a unique charm, from the moment you step inside. The lounge/living area is a double-spaced area with lots of natural wood throughout along with a wood stove and fireplace. A separate kitchen is adjacent to the living area also made from traditional pine. It offers all mod cons with cooker/oven microwave, fridge dishwasher etc. There is a downstairs bedroom with bathroom/wet room shower. The doors are extra wide on the ground floor making it suitable for wheelchair access. Uptairs has a compact double bedroom and ensuite shower toilet.
'Purcell's' is part of a bundle of renovated traditional stone buildings in the village of Stoneyford. Also in that bundle of buildings is Knockdrinna Cafe/Deli and Knockdrinna Farmhouse Cheese which guests can access. Guests can access the wide ranging deli menu and also our picnic basket service. Your kitchen has its own picnic basket and cold bag which we will happily stock for you on your day trips away.
The building complex also has an old orchard/garden and which is a tranquil and pleasant area to sit. A vist to the farm yard is just up the road and Robert will be happy to take you to see the brood mares and their foals housed in our stable complex.

Guest access
Guests can have access to Orchard and Garden and the farm yard with this seasons mares and their foals at foot.
Guests can also have access to Knockdirnna Artisan Cafe and Cheese Making Facility. Cheese, bread and butter making demonstrations can be organised on request.

Other things to note
The farm has 4 dogs.
Washing and drying facilities can be organised by Helen and Robert.
Wifi is the best we can get in the area, it can be a bit sporadic at times.
This charming converted stable is located alongside Knockdrinna Cafe in the village of Stoneyford. Purcells' is part of a complex of 5 converted stone farm buildings. It has a double height living area, separate kitchen, 2 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms ensuite. The downstairs is fully wheelchair accessible with wide doors and accessible wet room/shower and toilet. We have renovated using natural wood throughout. There…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Dryer
Hair dryer
Washer
Indoor fireplace
Heating
TV
Free street parking
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland

Stoneyford is a friendly rural village just 15km from the Medieval City of Kilkenny City. The village has a pub, cafe and fast food outlet. Nearby attractions are Kelly Priory, Jerpoint Glass, Jerpoint Abbey, Nicolas Moss Pottery Bennettsbridge. Mount Juliet Hotel and Golf Course is just 5k away.
Stoneyford is a friendly rural village just 15km from the Medieval City of Kilkenny City. The village has a pub, cafe and fast food outlet. Nearby attractions are Kelly Priory, Jerpoint Glass, Jerpoint Abbey…

Hosted by Helen

Joined in February 2015
  • 61 Reviews
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I love food and people and I love to create and share good experiences. I worked for many years in community development and now work as a Cheesemaker food business operator.
During your stay
Robert and Helen live next door and are available for any advice and assistance
Helen is a Superhost
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Safety & Property
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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