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Country Retreats - Ideal for Touring - Ivy Bridge Lodge (3 Bedrooms,sleeps 6)



Updated: 28-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided


Ivy Bridge Lodge (3 Bedrooms,sleeps 6)

3 ensuite bedrooms. 2 double and 1 twin. Bedroom 1, on ground floor, with en-suite shower and whirlpool bath. Sitting area with chaise longue and double bed. Bedroom 2 has a double bed and features an antique fireplace, walk in wardrobe and balcony. The adjoining ensuite has a roll top bath and wooden floor. Bedroom 3 is a twin room with traditional style iron beds and ensuite shower room. The Parlour, a large room, has a victorian fireplace, baby grand piano, and bay doors opening on to a patio area. The dining/ living room is a traditional style has oak beams, stone floor, inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. There is a fully fitted kitchen with gas cooker, microwave and fridge. A laundry room is located at the rear of the house with washing machine and dryer. Water is heated by solar panels or oil. Wifi available. Feel free to visit our stables and meet the horses or feed the chickens.

About the property


These 2 properties are surrounded by panoramic countryside views. Houses combine traditional features with modern conveniences. Ideal for the equestrian enthusiast with trekking, show jumping and private lessons available for beginners to advanced riders. Located in the cross roads of Munster, Ivy Bridge is ideal for touring the South of Ireland. Why not visit Blarney Castle where you can kiss the stone, or Killarney with its lakes and Ladies View made famous when Queen Victoria and her ladies stopped to overlook the world famous lakes. Bunratty Castle and folk park, County Clare is within easy driving distance as is Kinsale. This historic town is renowned for its restaurants and marina. Fota wild life park and House is a 45 min drive as is Cobh, with its heritage centre and Cathedral. This town was the last port of call for the ill fated Titanic.

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About the Owner

Elizabeth O'Sullivan
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
Booking by phone or email. Booking deposit required.
We expect the property to be left as found. If not an excess cleaning fee of €60 will be charged.

Check in time: 4pm
Check out time: 10am

Changeover Day:
Saturday change over. Arrival 4 pm. Departure 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property(s) per week in euros.
Bed linen and Towels are provided free in all properties.
Electricity and heating are extra charge by metre reading.

2 Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


Amazing Ireland Experience

  • 5 of 5

The lodge was amazing with an Old Ireland cottage feel. Enjoyed a fire every night and a nice feeling of home . The hosts were very helpful and friendly. A short drive to Cork and other places for sight seeing. A quick trip to Mallow for any supplies, but still out in the country enough to enjoy the landscape.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Favorite Vacation Rental Ever

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property back in June 2013 for a week, and at the time I tried to post a review but the site was having problems. (It wouldn't let me enter my original dates, so that's why it says June 2016) Well, it was so GREAT, here I am years later still thinking about this vacation and the amazing owner, David. We brought our three kids and my uncle along for this vacation to Ireland to trace our roots, and when I saw the thatch roof online, I was sold. We arrived to a very clean and well stocked home that is so much better than the pictures even show. It comfortably slept all of us and many evening were spent by the fireplace with hot cocoa and laughter as we relived the days events. David met us at the rental and showed us everything we needed to know, built us a fire, plus sat with us for several hours (at our request) while we plotted out our Irish road trip. The house is in the most picturesque setting, it's like a fairy tale. The kids had so much fun seeing all the animals in the barn and David even gave my equestrian daughter some riding lessons. Really, this review is even more about the host than the gorgeous house, because David is the epitome of an excellent host. It felt like we had (have) family in Ireland!! If you book this property, you will not be disappointed. This is a vacation we plan to repeat in the future, and we rarely love a place enough to want to visit it again. We will definitely try to book this place when we return!!! 10 stars:)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : cork at 34 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Murphy's Bar at 3.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Ringaskiddy, cork at 45 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Mallow at 8 Kilometres Nearest Train : Mallow at 7.9 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Wild Goose Mallow at 5.3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Garryvoe Beach at 64 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Ivy Bridge Equestrian Centre offers trekking, general riding and show jumping lessons. These can be tailored to suit the individual requirements of the holiday maker. Children also welcome. Speak to David to discuss your needs.


Sandy beaches are about 1 hour drive from Ivy Bridge.


Cork is the local airport and is about a 30 minute drive

Ringaskiddy Ferryport is easily accessible via Cork ring road.

Car hire available at airport.


Mallow town 7 miles.

Cork city 11 miles.

Blarney village 8 miles.

Killarney, Limerick, Lismore and Kinsale are all an hours drive from Ivy Bridge.

Further Details:

Mallow town is an ideal shopping centre with supermarkets, banks, butchers, chemists, Doctors, Dentists, Hospital, Churches, Hotels and restaurants.


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • rural


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome


  • Notes on accommodation: All properties have oil fired central heating. Please email if you would like to see extra photographs of these properties. Outside: All properties have gardens with patio areas and outdoor furniture.

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