Living the Irish dream: picturesque thatched cottage hits the market

The Emerald Isle awaits you. Delve into this picturesque thatched cottage with its rustic charm and start living the Irish dream.

Living the Irish dream: picturesque thatched cottage hits the market

Ever wanted to live in a truly historic Irish home with its emerald charm, cosy appearance and rustic appeal? Well, this is your time to pounce.

Located in the charming village of Holycross just outside Thurles in County Tipperary, a beautiful thatched cottage has hit the market at an excellent price that may just be for you.

Holycross, County Tipperary – the ancient history of your new hometown

The town of Holycross in Tipperary. Pictured is Holycross Abbey.
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The picturesque thatched cottage can be found at 1 Holycross Cottages, Holycross, Thurles, in County Tipperary, forming part of Ireland’s Ancient East.

In Holycross, you will be walking in the footsteps of ancient monks. Head to the 12th century Cistercian Holycross Abbey, while local guides can give you an idea of a history covering ten centuries in Ireland.

Two relics of the True Cross of Christ were displayed in the Abbey, which can still be seen today. Holycross itself has beautiful pubs, access to the River Suir, and is also only 15 km (9.3 miles) from the Rock of Cashel.

The picturesque thatched cottage – living the Irish dream

The picturesque Irish thatched cottage in question.
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The picturesque thatched cottage in Holycross was constructed in the 1970s in the traditional Irish style and has been maintained in superb order ever since.

The lightly-painted walls are populated with double-glazing windows, punctuated with its red-soaked door, and protected across the top with a thatch to transport back in Irish time.

The property, contrasting with its traditional exterior, has been redecorated to offer you a modern comfort inside.

This comes with an Entrance Porch, a large double-height sitting room, a solid-fuel stove, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms downstairs.

Heading up the stairs, you will find a landing area and a beautiful and spacious third bedroom. Indeed, the property offers fantastic views of the River Suir and Holycross Abbey. So, you might want to snap up the upstairs room fast!

More about the property – what you will get for your money

More about the picturesque thatched cottage.

At €225,000, you are getting a great price for this cottage. Aside from the above, the property will also offer you a sunny south-facing garden and further lawns with a driveway to the front of the property.

It is the definition of privacy and seclusion, being amongst a small and exclusive estate of only ten cottages. Each cottage owner will also benefit from a one-tenth ownership of the adjoining 2-acre field.

Despite its seclusive nature, you will also have convenient access to the M8 to Dublin and Cork Motorway, with easy access to the nearby town of Thurles.

Find out all you need to know about this property here.

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