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View of The Shed as you arrive. The balcony seen to the right looks over the rolling green hills of the Slaney Valley.The kitchen window looks out onto the front of the house (the road side).
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Cosy Retreat, Ballin Temple

Pam

Cosy Retreat, Ballin Temple

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Welcome to this Cosy Retreat, a rural escape with stunning views of the rolling green Leinster hills. We're very near Carlow's most famous places - Huntington Castle, Rathwood, Altamont Gardens and more. The two-storey open-plan layout gives ample space for two or for a young family. You'll be at peace and in comfort.

Amenities

Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 sofa bed
Common spaces
1 single bed, 2 couches

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years) - We are not equipped with stair gates and other safety guards for very young children.
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 12PM (noon)

Accessibility

Step-free access to the home’s entrance
Wide clearance to bed

Availability

16 Reviews

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Gerald User Profile
Gerald
June 2015
Pam and her family were wonderful hosts. Can't thank them enough. Just loved my 5 or so week stay in the charming Shed, with only the peaceful sounds of the wind, rain, birds and baaing sheep for company! Everything I needed was there in the Shed to make my visit enjoyable and es…
Laura User Profile
Laura
May 2018
Pam went above and beyond to make my stay as perfect as possible, I would return in a heartbeat. After leaving, Pam helped me to recover forgotten objects with much patience (as I was traveling and slow to respond) I have had a wonderful stay here, it is a beautiful location an…
Pam User Profile
Response from Pam:
It was a real pleasure to meet you Laura. Thanks for your lovely words!
May 2018
Glenda User Profile
Glenda
March 2018
Spacious place in the countryside near Carlow. Very peaceful with big skylights upstairs and over the bed for sky viewing and a huge tree. Lovely views. Adequate kitchen with everything you need and a welcome gift of soda bread, butter, milk, tea, coffee, condiments, and spices,…
Pam User Profile
Response from Pam:
Hi Glenda, thanks for your kind words. It was great to meet you, what an interesting life you have! Enjoy your time in Europe and good luck with your return home.
March 2018
Fergus User Profile
Fergus
January 2018
Cosy, quiet and comfortable cottage in very pretty countryside
Toy User Profile
Toy
October 2017
Pam's place is perfect for a tranquil getaway! My two sons (ages 6 and 8) and I loved our stay there. We were able to visit friends and family in Wexford and Waterford and make a day-trip to Kilkenny, but also enjoyed exploring nearby. We loved the cosiness of the gardener's s…
Sonja User Profile
Sonja
October 2017
We stayed for almost two month in the gardeners shed while our own house was getting renovated and had a wonderful time there. It's a very cosy and homely place, set in a beautiful countryside and Pam and Tom are fantastic hosts!
Jeff User Profile
Jeff
August 2017
Can I just move here forever Pam? I wish I could have stayed longer but work called me out and even had to leave a few days sooner. Maybe next time. The place is fantastic. Well into nature and didn't see another human for a couple of days once. Peace and quiet. Great places arou…
Pam User Profile
Response from Pam:
Jeff, I'm so happy to know how much you enjoyed your stay. You're amazing to have stayed here without a car - an example to us all! :). Thank you.
August 2017

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Ardattin, IrelandJoined in October 2014
Pam User Profile
39 Reviews
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I'm a mom of four, yoga teacher, and lover of walks in the woods. My husband Tom and I make a versatile team to look after our guests needs. We have been running the Ballin Temple estate organically since 1999, and we hope our guests love the place for what it is: an increasingl…
Languages: Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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