Spacious family home

Spacious family home

Cathy

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
3 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our home is set in two acres of garden including stables and a paddock. It is spread over 3 levels with 2 bedrooms downstairs. As it is built into a slope the kitchen and living areas are actually upstairs but open on to a patio and deck. The 2 downstairs bedrooms each have their own en-suite shower rooms - specifically designed with teenagers in mind! This is our family home and has all the usual conveniences needed for everyday living, high speed internet, cable TV, Nespresso coffer maker(essential!), play station, barbecue,washer,dryer etc. etc.

Our nearest beach is just 4miles away and we have wetsuits, 2 kayaks, bikes, fishing rods, a surfboard and some well used body boards.

A car is essential and our Lexus is available for your use.
We also have a holiday home on Valentia Island in Co.Kerry and it may be possible to use this for some of the time you are here.

Property features

Who we are

  1. We are a couple in our 50s with 2 older teenage children. The household is completed by three mad dogs and we promise they will be kenneled for the duration of your stay! Ger is a Veterinarian and Cathy a high school teacher. We enjoy travelling but have never done a house exchange before. We are excited about and very much look forward to what this exchange may bring.

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Our home is in the country just 1 1/2 miles from the village of Kilmacthomas and 4 miles from the award winning village of Stradbally. Kilmacthomas has a supermarket, bank, post office, several pubs, library, butchers, and a few small grocery and newsagent shops.
We are just 400 yards from the main highway, the N25. It is 25 minutes to Waterford city, with its famous Waterford Glass and 20 mins to the very pretty town of Dungarvan. Both have a great range of restaurants, Chinese, Thai, Indian, French, Pizza, McD's, gastro pubs,as well as more formal award winning restaurants. Both also have cinemas, theatres, bowling, swimming pools, tennis, deep sea fishing,horse back riding and a full range of water sports. Dungarvan has a lovely cycle -way to Clonea beach and it's level all the way!
Cork is just over an hour by car and Dublin is an easy 2 hour drive, almost all motorway! The medieval city of Kilkenny is a lovely day trip and just 45 minutes away. Similarly the historic town of Lismore is home to the Duke of Devonshire and the spectacular castle houses the most famous modern art collection in Europe.

There is a wide choice of beaches within a 10 - 30 min drive, ranging from small enclosed coves to long long expansive sandy beaches. Tramore beach is the leading location in the SouthEast for surfers.
We are 10 mins away from the famous Comeragh Mountains and Mahon Falls if hillwalking is your interest. The area boasts 10 golf courses, none more than 30 mins away by car.

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