Large Detached Family House

Large Detached Family House




Apr 2007

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6 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Large newly built detached family home located close to Waterford City in an upmarket residential area. Spacious rooms, bright airy kitchen overlooking decking area and sunny elevated garden. Sleeps 8 comfortably.Could sleep more as we use one bedroom as a study but this could easily be converted back to a bedroom. Garden shed with bikes (4), hammock, basketball hoop for children and other outdoor play things. Spacious gardens to the front. Situated on a quiet cul de sac with plenty of young children and very friendly and helpful neighbours. Mini gym in attic with rowing machine, punch bag, gym balls and mat. Fully equipped office - Internet, PC, Colour Printer, Photocopier for you to catch up on business if required. There are lovely river walks from the house or short cycle trips. 5 minutes walk from the house is famous Waterford Castle reached by ferry where you can golf, wine and dine in a nostalgic setting. 15 minutes drive away is the scenic and very pretty seaside village of Dunmore East famous for its lovely thatched cottages & sandy beaches. Many, many pretty coastal villages all within a short drive from our house, ferry boats, lighthouse, cliff walks....Local Shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants 5-10 minutes from house or a nice 20 minute walk into city centre of Waterford for shops ,cinema, theatre, cathedral,parks, historic centre, bars, cafes, eats. Outside on the deck there are patio tables and chairs and a hammock.
The famous TALL SHIPS RACES are coming to Waterford Summer 2011


More about us

  1. We are a family of four Mary, Gerard, Oisin and Daragh. Mary worked for many years in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry as a Business Development Manager in Dublin before relocationing from the hectic pace of life in Dublin to the more relaxed pace here in Waterford - now does some part time consultancy /training/lecturing Marketing, Business Development. Gerard is A CEO of an Education Group based in Waterford. We have 2 sons - Oisin (16) and Daragh (12). We would love a family to experience the great scenery, amazing friendliness and hospitality we have experienced since our move down. We have a white lab who will be cared for while we are away. Our first home exchange in 2008 was with a Canadian family and we spent 3 fantastic weeks just outside of Toronto. They loved their trip to Ireland and their time in Waterford. We are open to any location - surprise us!!!

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Where is it?


Our property is located close to glorious sandy beaches, sleepy seaside villages,lovely coastal drives. On your doorstep there are great restaurants, traditional Irish Pubs with or without traditional music and within a short drive some of Ireland's most famous historic cities - Kilkenny, Waterford, Cork and Dublin. Adventure centres close by our house (15 min drive) offer a variety of watersports activities, also fabulous golf courses, sailing, tennis courts, horseriding all closeby. For a more cultural experience there are a selection of famous castles & gardens, cathedrals, museums, theatres and musical recitals. There are traditional Irish music sessions at night in many of the local bars and pubs during summer and along the coast there are numerous eateries famous for their seafood dishes. Trains run from Waterford to all major cities in Ireland so it would be possible to base yourself here and daytrip to Dublin , Cork, Kilkenny or feel free to use our Sportage Jeep which will be left for your use. We have great friends around who would be happy to help out if you have any problems or need any advice.

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