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The entire complex is proposed by Waterford County Council for protected status because of its architectural and historic importance. The farmhouses date from the 18th century and retain many original features while the Nook is over 400 years old.

Approached by a secluded, fenced avenue, the Coole includes a detached two bedroomed bungalow, a one bedroom thatched cottage, a two bedroom thatched cottage, and two large two bedroom farm houses.The facilities include a laundry room, gardens, and recreational facilities.

The Coole Farm Cottages and Farm House

The Coole's central complex.
The Nook on left (yellow paint).
Bramble Holm in center (red paint).
The Elm and Wendell on right.

The Wendell

The Wendell and Elm Exterior - The Wendell fireplace taken from the loft

The Wendell's Entrance and Farmhouse Gardens

The Wendell is a traditional Irish two story semi-detached farm house. Over 200 years old, a sensitive modern refurbishment includes oil fired central heating. The Wendell features a large living room with an old style open fire place. This adds both charm and warmth. There is a very spacious kitchen/dining area on the ground floor. The ground floor also has a large bedroom (1 double and 1 single bed) with bathroom/toilet (bathroom access is through main bedroom). Upstairs is a cosy loft style bedroom with 2 single beds. The kitchen is fully furnished and includes a microwave.

  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Sleeps 5.
  • 1 double bed and 3 singles total
  • Ground floor bedroom and loft twin bedroom
  • Security doors between Elm Cottage and The Wendell can be unlocked to cater for a large group of people.
  • Original traditional fireplace and sitting room
  • Cozy loft
  • Fully furnished kitchen

Elm Cottage

The Elm Cottage is the right side of the Wendell/Elm farmhouse.
It's hard to get a decent picture of the Elm, but it is large, bright and spacious.

The Elm Cottage's large dining/sitting room and fireplace.
The modern kitchen adjoins to the left. The upstairs bedrooms offer exceptional light.

Elm Cottage is a traditional semi-detached farm house. Adding character is an entrance porch with traditional half door and spacious mature gardens. The very large sitting room and dining area also features a fine sized breakfast counter with modern kitchen. Wooden flooring throughout.

Upstairs are two spacious bedrooms (both have 1 double and 1 single bed), and a toilet and shower. Television, oil fired central heating. The kitchen is fully furnished and includes a microwave. Sleeps 6. 2 bedrooms, each with 1double bed and 1 single.(Security doors between Elm Cottage and The Wendell can be unlocked to cater for a large group of people.)

  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Sleeps 6
  • Two bedrooms, each with 1 double bed and 1 single
  • Security doors between Elm Cottage and The Wendell can be unlocked to cater for a large group of people.
  • Very large and comfortable, original wood floor kitchen/sitting room.
  • Cozy loft
  • Fully furnished kitchen

Bramble Holm

Exterior. In the last summer, we've renewed the thatching to its full glory. The kitchen, dining room, living room.
Bedroom The Bramble Holm's kitchen. All the modcons are in.
The Bramble Holms' Exterior, Kitchen/Living Area and a Bedroom

Beautiful thatched two bedroomed old style cottage. The traditional half door entrance was retained when modern plumbing and electricity were added. Bramble Holm features a large living room, 2 bedrooms, and tiled bathroom. Television included. The kitchen is fully furnished and includes a microwave. Sleeps 4. 2 Double beds and a cot.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Two bedrooms, each with 1 double bed. Baby's cot/crib is available.
  • Genuine traditional thatched cottage, refurbished with care and love.
  • Traditional half door opens onto windowside garden.
  • Fully furnished modern kitchen

The Nook

The Nook

This is a very attractive thatched cottage with half door entrance and exposed wooden roof beams. There is a kitchen/living area and a bedroom, and the bathroom has a shower and toilet. Television included. Records say this house is almost four hundred years old. Again, tastefully modernised. The kitchen is fully furnished and includes a microwave. Sleeps three. One Double bed and 1 Single. The Nook represents an exceptional value for a couple or small family with one child.

  • Sleeps 3
  • One bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 single
  • Traditional thatched cottage with exposed beams.
  • Fully furnished kitchen
  • An exceptional value

Ivy Cottage

The Ivy Cottage in Fall Glory!
The Ivy Cottage earns its name.

Lovely two bedroomed modern detached bungalow (single story house) on its own private and spacious grounds and private garden. It is tastefully decorated and fully equipped including an open log fireplace. There is a kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms, and bathroom. The cottage has lovely views and a garden. Television included. The kitchen is fully furnished and includes a microwave. Sleeps 4. 2 Single beds, 1 Double.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Two bedrooms, one with 1 double bed and one with 2 singles
  • Modern built, cozy warmth, private grounds
  • Fully furnished kitchen


We can make special arrangements for dog owners to stay - just be sure to let us know about your pet before arrival. (Note: for the benefit of other guests, pets are not allowed in the thatched cottages or farmhouses.)


Situated on four acres including an orchard and a two acre field, the Coole has beautiful mature gardens, and a large area of lawn with many lovely shrubs and trees. The setting is nothing short of idyllic, and all is available to guests. The whole complex is a very sheltered, pleasant, peaceful, and relaxing area.


An outbuilding serves as a laundry room. A washing machine and dryer are available for guests' use.


Kids love the Coole. And we love kids.

Additional Facilities

  • Volleyball
  • Table Tennis (Ping Pong)
  • Pool Table
  • Sandbox

What Does Self Catering Mean?

The house you rent is yours. Fitted kitchens are provided, with pots and pans, dishes and cutlery, refrigerator, microwave and stove. All accommodations include a television. Bed linen is supplied, though guests should bring their own towels. If needed, towels are available on request. There is ample parking and a payphone on the premises. Cots (cribs) and baby chairs are available on request. Responsible baby sitters are available by arrangement. The whole area is very safe for children and we're way down a dead end lane that has no traffic except for vacationers at our cottages.

Price List for 2010

All prices in EURO

Elm Cottage,
Ivy Cottage,
Bramble Holm
January, February, March €350 €320
April, May, June €380 €320
July, August €640 €420
Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec €360 €320
Weekend Rate
For 2/3 Nights
€220 - €250 €220 - €250
Note : Towels available at extra charge
Electricity is metered and paid at the end of your stay.
Electricity charges will, of course, vary. They average €16 per week.

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