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Private room in house

Renovated old cottage from 1886

Hilary User Profile

Renovated old cottage from 1886

Private room in house
5 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2 private baths
5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 private baths
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

We live 2km from the sleepy village of Ballyporeen, between the Knockmealdown and the Galtee mountains .
Our house is 12 km from Mitchelstown, 20 km from Cahir , 50 km from Cork city. Mitchelstown caves are close, also Cahir castle, Rock of Cashel, Althasel Priory, High crosses of Ahenny, Ormond castle, Main Gaurd;
So an ideal base to explore the culture and ancient places...
Do come!


Indoor fireplace
Hot water

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 couch

House Rules

No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 7PM - 9PM and check out out by 9AM


92 Reviews

Daniele User Profile
November 2018
Hilary is a great host, and her house is an old traditional cottage, completely renovated, cozy and charming. located in a stunning location ,has a lot of sightseeing attractions in the surrounding area.definetily recommend. thank you!!!
Cillian User Profile
October 2018
Great stay in a cosy county home. Hilary is a great host, she had the fire on for us and a glass of wine at the ready for our arrival!
Daniel User Profile
September 2018
Responded very fast which was great. Clean spacious area with a nice little breakfast to start the day.
Johanna User Profile
August 2018
This is one of the most spectacular places I have stayed in. From the location (cow spottings and green hills) to the house (with all its little personal artistic details) to the host (lovely and friendly lady) and the fluffy happy dog. If you want a rural special stay, this is t…
Daniel User Profile
August 2018
Very comfortable home, unique with a lot of character. Hillary is a super host with knowledge of the local area and just wonderful to hang with - kids just loved her.
Declan User Profile
June 2018
Lovely clean accommodation and the host Hillary was top class.
Katherine User Profile
May 2018
Hilary's place was a comfortable haven in a beautiful setting. The architecture of her home is gorgeous and the bedroom was cosy and quirky with a very comfy bed. Hilary left us a delicious spread of goodies every morning for breakfast and gave us access to her fully equipped ki…

Hosted by Hilary

Cahir, IrelandJoined in February 2015
Hilary User Profile
102 Reviews
I'm Hilary, 55,with a mobility disability.I've two grown-up children. I'm a fluent German speaker as I lived in Germany for a long time. When We returned to Ireland,we found this cottage, and immediately started renovating it. It is a beautiful home which I would like to sha…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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