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18th Century Coachhouse in a Courtyard Setting

Bedrooms 4
Space 278 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, private garden, approx 3000 sq. ft.

The Coach House is a meticulously renovated 18th century stable block nestled in the spectacular valley of the River Nore, one mile away from the beautiful village of Inistioge. We are registered with Failte Ireland and have been awarded 5 stars.

It is in a private & secluded courtyard setting, but with close access to plenty of local facilities in nearby Thomastown (3m) and Kilkenny (12m).

The property itself has been lovingly restored to the highest specifications with hand-crafted oak woodwork and natural stone throughout. Clean, light and spacious, it sleeps 8-11 people in two double bedrooms, one with a sofa bed and thee other with a single bed, a twin bedroom and a master bedroom with king-sized bed, an en suite bathroom and a balcony overlooking the valley. An extensively equipped kitchen, including a broad range of herbs and spices, opens out onto a breakfast patio which overlooks the private garden. There is a downstairs shower room, a utility room with a washer and drier, and a large conservatory that leads to the two vaulted downstairs bedrooms. Upstairs, the comfortably furnished sitting room has a wood burning stove and a selection of DVDs and Cds as well as satellite television and WIFI. All duvets, bed clothes and towels are inclusive, as are light and heat.

The local village of Inistioge is a delightfullly picturesque setting on the bank of the Nore with a number of traditional pubs, cafés and restaurants. It is the perfect location for hikes and country walks, especially in the grounds of the dazzling Woodstock Estate gardens.

Nearby Thomastown has an international reputation for its arts and crafts, boasting a variety of studios and workshops to visit, galleries and exhibitions, an artisan chocolatier, cafés and numerous pubs where one can unwind with a pint and some live music.

There are no less than four golf courses within 5-10 mile radius including the famous Mount Juliet Hotel where one can indulge in a spot of horse riding or fly fishing.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french, spanish
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Cappagh

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 278 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • smoking allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • conservatory
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

18th Century Coachhouse in a Courtyard Setting
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
Alexandria, Virginia

It was a wonderful stay!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable and cozy. We loved every minute of it! It was a perfect home base for exploring the area. The house manager was very welcoming and helpful. We hope to be back. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family stay at The CoachHouse was terrific. The house was perfect for our family of seven. We stayed there our first two nights of our ten night trip throughout Ireland and it was the perfect start to our trip. A beautiful home that gave us a great feel for Irish hospitality. The rooms were exactly how they are pictured. The beds were comfy and the baths and linens were top quality. We didn't have much time to use the kitchen other than breakfast and the house had everything we needed. The loaf of Irish breakfast bread was so delicious and much appreciated.

It was great to meet Owen when we arrived after communications via email from the states.

Overall we were very satisfied and would definitely recommend The Coach House.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warm, comfortable, beautiful house in easy distance of many sites

  • 5 of 5

My family of four plus my father just spent a week here and it couldn't have been better. The house was beautiful, welcoming, clean and had more than enough space for all of us. It was well-supplied and we appreciated having items like dish soap, laundry soap and sugar available so we didn't have to buy them for just one week. We enjoyed cooking and playing games at the house as well as using it as a base for exploring southwestern Ireland. We had a lovely walk into Inistioge from the house, seeing the famous bridge and the lovely town, churches and cemetery and picking blackberries along the road coming home. We also spent time in Thomastown (about 15 minutes away) and Kilkenny (about a 25 minute drive). We did a day visit to the Irish National Heritage Park in Wexford and then went to the Dunbrody Famine Ship in New Ross on the way back, and we'd really recommend both of those to visitors interested in history. It was our pleasure to spend our vacation in this lovingly restored and well-maintained historic property.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am so glad you all enjoyed your stay at our property. I look forward to welcoming you back some day.
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A Magical Trip Back in Time

  • 5 of 5

The Coach House is truly magical, like a portal back in time. The property and home were just what our family was looking for for our trip to the Irish countryside. The place is huge, our group of 7 adults was more than comfortable. We enjoyed the full kitchen and cooked several meals. The only reason I would not recommend the property is if Fast wifi is absolutely necessary for your stay. We had no problem with this, so 5 stars it is! Thank you Owen, we hope to be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house, great location

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in the beautiful coachhouse was very enjoyable. The house was clean and inviting and large enough for our group of ten adults. We were able to prepare meals in the morning and evening and during the day we ventured out to Kilkenney and Waterford. I would recommend this house to anyone traveling in County Carlow. My only regret was that we didn't plan to stay there longer!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful. Wanted to take a long term lease.

  • 5 of 5

Everything exceeded my expectations. The architecture is amazing and the detailing is perfect with quality construction throughout. The owner really did a outstanding job. Creature comforts are well attended to. WiFi needs some attention but that, in the scheme of things, is a very minor detraction. I would recommend the facility to my best friends. The village is welcoming with hosts that are varied and interesting. Characters abound opportunities for interaction with locals, who are very well informed, provide memorable experiences. I expect to be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Waterford Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mount Juliet
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Circle of Friends
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Car: recommended

The house is set on its own private grounds in a courtyard setting, approx 3000 sq. ft.,1 mile from the village of Inistioge.

Inistioge is a beautiful and historic village on the river Nore in South Kilkenny. Its special character has made it one of the most visited places in the South East of Ireland for many decades.Nestling in the Nore valley it offers some of the best scenery in the region particularly in the recently restored gardens of the Woodstock estate. There is lots to do and when you tire of river paths and woodland hikes you can choose to eat and drink in one of our excellent restaurants and pubs.

There are 4 golf courses within 5-10 miles radius, including the famous Mount Juliet.

The medieval city of Kilkenny is only 12 miles away, an historical and artistic centre.

The area is also famous for it's trout and salmon fishing.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Cappagh

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$29 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$0
Cleaning A$94.74

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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