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Fraoch Cottage

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A rural retreat, set in large garden.Peaceful. Private harbour adjacent to house.
Autumn beauty
1 of 22A rural retreat, set in large garden.Peaceful. Private harbour adjacent to house.
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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It is our great pleasure to welcome you to Castlelough Holiday Cottages, near Garrykennedy, Co. Tipperary. Nestled along the “Lough Derg Way” on the eastern shores of Lough Derg, we offer you a choice of three 4* Failte Ireland approved self catering cottages Fraoch, Cornode and Lackaroe. Our cottages are centrally located, 1.5 miles from Garrykennedy and ideal for a short break or extended holiday in Ireland. Perfect for holidays at any time of year. Ideal for couples and families. A haven for fishermen and nature lovers. Lough Derg is the largest and most beautiful of the Shannon lakes. It is renowned for its coarse fishing. In this tranquil location you can experience the peace and quiet of the real Ireland. Co. Tipperary is a tourists’ paradise, an area of great charm and natural beau...It is our great pleasure to welcome you to Castlelough Holiday Cottages, near Garrykennedy, Co. Tipperary. Nestled along the “Lough Derg Way” on the eastern shores of Lough Derg, we offer you a choice of three 4* Failte Ireland approved self catering cottages Fraoch, Cornode and Lackaroe. Our cottages are centrally located, 1.5 miles from Garrykennedy and ideal for a short break or extended holiday in Ireland. Perfect for holidays at any time of year. Ideal for couples and families. A haven for fishermen and nature lovers. Lough Derg is the largest and most beautiful of the Shannon lakes. It is renowned for its coarse fishing. In this tranquil location you can experience the peace and quiet of the real Ireland. Co. Tipperary is a tourists’ paradise, an area of great charm and natural beauty, with hills, rivers, rolling countryside, clean air and a landscape steeped in history and heritage. It is a great touring base for exploring the many sights of the Shannon region. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Many exciting options await. Fraoch is nestled off The Lough Derg Way on the eastern shores of Lough Derg near Garrykennedy. This is an area of great charm and natural beauty. In this tranquil rural setting you can experience the real Ireland. The house is set in a large lawned garden. Guests have access to the owners adjacent private harbour. The house is spacious, comfortable and furnished in pine. German and French tv channels available. Fraoch sleeps 6 people , spacious and comfortable, is fitted and equipped to 4* standards. Oil fired central heating. Large living/dining room, tastefully furnished with wood burning stove. Kitchen is well equipped with electric cooker, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room has washing machine and dryer. 3 bedrooms; 1 double bedroom and 2 twin bedrooms. Bed linen and towels provided.Travel cot on request. Bathroom with bath tub. Shower room with electric shower. Fraoch is centrally located and ideal for a short break or extended holiday in Ireland. Perfect for couples and families. Tipperary is a tourists’ paradise and a great base for exploring the sights of the Shannon Region and beyond. Lough Derg is renowned for its coarse fishing. A fridge and freezer is available for bait. There are forest and hill walks locally. Aquatic activities are well catered for in Killaloe. Plenty of restaurants and pubs in the local villages and towns. Garrykennedy 1 mile, restaurant and 2 pubs, traditional music during the season. Portroe 4 miles, Nenagh 10 miles, Ballina/Killaloe 10 miles. We regret we are unable to accept pets.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Strictly no parties. No group bookings. No pets. Cottage must be vacated in a completely clean and tidy condition , otherwise a cleaning charge will be levied. Change over and additional guests are not permitted during your holiday period.
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Gerardine M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fraoch enjoys a superb, bright, location, set in its own neatly kept lawns against a backdrop of the woodlands surrounding Lough Derg. A short steep walk from the house, down through the trees, brings you to the private harbour where you can swim, or sit...More

Date of stay: August 2021
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Trek32523781396, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay in our area. It was our pleasure to welcome you to Fraoch.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there with family and the location was excellent - we wanted quiet and beautiful surroundings and Froach fully delivered. The house is well equipped with everything you would need and is a great based to explore from.. Access to the lake and dedicated harbour...More

Date of stay: August 2021
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Trek32523781396, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lovely meeting you.Glad you enjoyed your stay. It would be our pleasure to welcome you to Fraoch at some stage in the future.

Reviewed July 25, 2021 via mobile

We just came home from a peaceful holiday staying at Fraoch house in Garrykennedy. It a beautiful rustic house with everything you need. The garden is so private and peaceful. It is very secure and safe and suited our daughter who has special needs. We...More

Date of stay: July 2021
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Trek32523781396, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2021

Thank you for the nice comments. Glad that you enjoyed your stay at Fraoch

Reviewed July 2, 2021 via mobile

Perfect holiday for myself and family for the week. Lots of safe garden space for the little one to run around while the adults enjoy the outdoors. Private access to the lake was also a bonus as we like to fish. Huge thanks to Geraldine...More

Date of stay: June 2021
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Trek32523781396, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2021

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed September 26, 2020

We visited in early August. Great venue, very close to lake via own private jetty/harbour. Great fishing on lake, caught seven pike in an afternoon, great thrill for an amateur team! Aslo caught a couple fish from the private jetty. House isolated and peaceful, only...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Trek32523781396, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2020

Thank you for the nice comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Fraoch. We look forward to seeing you soon again.

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Reviewed August 15, 2020

Having just returned from our ' Staycation' in Garrykennedy, I felt compelled to write a review of this wonderful gem. The house itself is equipped with everything you could need during your stay and more. Gerardine has thought of everything and it wants for nothing....More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Trek32523781396, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2020

Thank you for your nice comments. Glad that you enjoyed your stay at Fraoch.

Reviewed January 20, 2020

My wife and I had a wonderful time here Geraldine, thank you so much. Quiet and out of the way we spent a week in secluded ecstasy, but within a quick drive to the local village of Garry Kennedy and two pubs (one has a...More

Date of stay: December 2019
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Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Thank you for your lovely comments. Glad that you enjoyed your Christmas stay.

Reviewed October 26, 2019

Out of all of my 16 trips to Ireland Fraoch Cottage has to be the best place where I have stayed. Thank you Gerardine for sharing your wonderful vacation home.

Date of stay: October 2019
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Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2019

Glad that you enjoyed your stay at Fraoch.

Reviewed July 28, 2019

The perfect location to relax and unwind......beautiful hideaway on the shores of Lough Derg. Picturesque surroundings in pretty Garrykennedy. All amenities considered, and catered for, it is a real home for home. The owners are thoughtful and attentive, and nothing is too much trouble. I...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2019

Thank you for the nice review. Always a pleasure to welcome you back to Lough Derg.

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Beautiful house, fantastic grounds , peaceful. Beside still waters He restores our souls. Ideal location for a stress free break.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Sightsee608511, VR Owner at Fraoch Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Thank you for the kind comments. Glad that you enjoyed your stay

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Located along the Lough Derg Way, an area of natural beauty. Rural agricultural area with green fields, farm animals and forested areas. Garrykennedy, lakeside village is 1.6 miles away, restaurant and 2 pubs. Traditional live music during the season. Centrally located,ideal touring base.
Getting around
Bus and train station in Nenagh
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fraoch Cottage

Fraoch Cottage is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Fraoch Cottage has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Fraoch Cottage has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Fraoch Cottage must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.