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walking near the GalteesSunrise from the front door
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Renovated old cottage from 1886

Renovated old cottage from 1886

5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 shared baths
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 shared baths

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!

Amenities

Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Laptop friendly workspace
TV
Wifi

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 crib
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 5PM - 7PM
Check out by 11AM

44 Reviews

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Kai
March 2018
Amazing place

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Tracey
January 2018
Hilary is a very warm and lovely host, with a charming house and two great pets. The bedroom was fantastic, with an incredibly comfortable bed. Hilary was very easy to talk to and full of tips and information about the local area!

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Sorcha
July 2017
Hilary is on of the nicest hosts I've encountered. We had to check in much later than expected. She waited up for us with comes of tea and great conversation. We all had a cosy nights sleep in her lovely home and were greated to a lovely breakfast the following morning again with…

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Vaibhav
June 2017
We (my husband, father and I) visited Hillary's place in the first week of June and we such a great time there! We stayed at her place for only one night but we did so much, all thanks to Hillary, that it felt as if we were staying there much longer. She is the best host you can …

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Nick
May 2017
Hilary is a great host and her home is a great place to stay in the Irish countryside. The room and bed were clean and comfortable, but felt like a home. The views of the surrounding mountains were fantastic on a nice night.

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Morgan
January 2017
We stayed here for a night on the way down to Kerry. Hilary is an incredibly welcoming host! There was dinner and a beer when we arrived, and she even drove out to meet us at the nearest town. Herself and her son were great to chat to, and they've a lovely (and very friendly) dog…

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Amanda
April 2018
Hilary is amazing! She offers a truly amazing package. First, her home is so cozy and inviting. The location is rural and the views are breathtaking. Such a nice break from the cities for this country girl from the US. The drive alone is so much fun. I wanted to walk the co…

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Cahir, IrelandJoined in February 2015
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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…
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Location
Ballyporeen , County Tipperary, Ireland

The neighbourhood is very green, we're surrounded by fields, with cows.
The local village has 3 pubs, but it's ok to BYO....

Getting around

The national bus service Bus Eireann offer buses to Cork, but your own car is advisable.

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