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Crock of Gold Cottages - The Old House

Ballycullen, Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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Set within the Croc An Oir Estate (translated as Crock of Gold) and tucked away down a leafy boreen, these beautifully restored, converted stone barns offer a truly relaxing holiday where hospitality and a traditional Irish experience is offered in abundance.

Set within the Croc An Oir Estate (translated as Crock of Gold) and tucked away down a leafy boreen, these beautifully restored, converted stone barns offer a truly relaxing holiday where hospitality and a traditional Irish experience is offered in abundance. They enjoy stunning views of the Slievenamon mountain and lovely countryside walks from the doorstep. Croc an Oir (ref W31891) is a romantic retreat for a couple, and traditional features include a cosy woodburner, a half door, arched windows and a delightful loft style bedroom. There is also a private courtyard and garden. The Old House (ref W31947) has oodles of character and is ideal for the larger family or groups, with 2 staircases leading to separate sleeping quarters, as well as a wheelchair friendly downstairs bedroom. There is a lovely feature stone fireplace in the living room with French door leading to outside seating areas. Guests are welcome to wander through the owners’ 100-acre estate. Guests can also make free use of the owners’ putting green, soccer pitch and river fishing, and next door is a delightful venue room (which is available for hire on request) where regular concerts, theatrical performances, music lessons and workshops in dance and creative writing are held and guests can sample the ’Magic under the Mountain’ weekends. Within a short drive are traditional music pubs and heritage sites such as the Rock of Cashel, Swiss Cottage and Cahir Castle. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

Ground floor: Living room with French door and wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. 1 double bedroom with en-suite wet room and toilet (suitable for disabled). Separate toilet. 2 staircases to first floor, one open tread: 4 bedrooms: 2 double, one with additional double, one with additional single, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Open fire in living room included. Wood-chip central heating included. Two travel cots. Two high chairs. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Shared courtyard and furniture.. Ample parking. Wheelchair access.

Electricity by meter reading. Gas, bed linen and towels included. CD. Gas cooker. Shared 100-acre grounds with putting green, soccer pitch and river fishing. Barbecue. No smoking. NB: River in owners’ grounds.

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • WifiWifi
  • Downstairs ToiletDownstairs Toilet
  • Ground Floor BedroomGround Floor Bedroom
  • Shower RoomShower Room
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-11-01
    We went to Crocanoir over Halloween with dogs who hate Halloween. John and Monika were fantastic hosts. The fire was lighting and the house really comfortable and welcoming. Will definitely be back.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-07-07
    Idyllic setting, very helpful owners (and dogs), well equipped- perfect for our family of 9. Highly recommended.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-02-09
    Our family group of 9 ( and our black labrador Meg ) enjoyed the most wonderful 3 day break @ Croc An Oir . Property - so wonderfully spacious , so much so , that we never got under each other's feet . Large bedrooms (5 ) with the most comfortable beds - and wonderful family sized lounge where we could all sit down to play games and watch telly. Super large kitchen with table that could accommodate all of us ( and more ) for family meals. Location -rural farm setting , some 3 miles outside Mullinahone on the Fethard road . Ideal location , which allowed easy access to Mullinahone and other nearby towns. More importantly , the rural setting allowed for the most slumbersome of sleeps and wonderful walks with our dog , Meg. Grounds also has wonderful activities for younger children if required - go karts / swings / football pitch. Hosts ( John & Monika and their dogs Frankie & Stinky !! ). The most wonderful , generous and helpful people. Nothing was too much trouble for them . Indeed , on telling John that my father in law , Steve, played Irish football for Mullinahone some 60 years previous ( 1955 ), he not only sourced a local book with photos of Steve with the football team from 1955, but unbelievably , brought one of Steve's former teammates to meet with Him @ Croc An Oir. Without doubt , this was the best family break that we have ever enjoyed . Wonderful country , wonderful property and wonderful hosts in John & Monika . I am loathe to provide this review - as I know that it will result in more people booking Croc An Oir , which in turn may cause us to miss out when we look to book again ( which we will surely do ) - however John & Monika deserve every future success - as such , get yourselves across to Croc An Oir and relax in the most wonderful of family properties .

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