(Reference number: 234896)
Fitzpatricks Cottage is a lovely detached thatched cottage situated in the hamlet of Clough, four miles from the village of Ballacolla in County Laois. This single-storey cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, consisting of one king-size double and one double with an en-suite shower, along with a bathroom with freestanding bath. The cottage also has an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with solid fuel stove. Outside there's off road parking for three cars and a front gravelled area with furniture. Fitzpatricks Cottage is a convenient base for exploring this part of Ireland.
The village of Ballacolla is situated between the towns of Abbeyleix and Roscrea in County Laois. The village has a shop and pub and is surrounded by rolling green countryside. Just a short drive away is Granston Woods and Lough, as well as a golf course at Rathdowney and the scarecrow festival in Durrow village.
For an enticing mix of old and new, County Laois is ideal, with castles and art galleries attracting visitors whilst the tranquil pastureland, forest trails and mountainous scenery of the county make the perfect escape.