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County Kilkenny, Ireland

Welcome to our home!

Welcome to our home!

Nolan Park, home of hurling in Kilkenny...

Nolan Park, home of hurling in Kilkenny...

The River Nore  with a view of the castle.

The River Nore with a view of the castle.

St Canices Cathedral Kilkenny. Climb the tower !

St Canices Cathedral Kilkenny. Climb the tower !

Kilkenny castle and  Rose Gardens!

Kilkenny castle and Rose Gardens!

The Long Gallery in Kilkenny Castle.

The Long Gallery in Kilkenny Castle.

Bluebells in nearby Jenkinstown wood.

Bluebells in nearby Jenkinstown wood.

kilkenny's many pubs.

kilkenny's many pubs.

The Butterslip.

The Butterslip.

Kilkenny City

Kilkenny City

Thursday morning farmers market on the Parade

Thursday morning farmers market on the Parade

Pretty Inistioge Village, Co.Kilkenny

Pretty Inistioge Village, Co.Kilkenny

Graiguenamanagh Village, Co.Kilkenny

Graiguenamanagh Village, Co.Kilkenny

Waterford City, 40 minute drive.

Waterford City, 40 minute drive.

Cycle/walk Waterford Greenway: @http://www.visitwaterfordgreenway.com/

Cycle/walk Waterford Greenway: @http://www.visitwaterfordgreenway.com/

The Guiness Storehouse in Dublin. A 1.5hr drive from Kilkenny.

The Guiness Storehouse in Dublin. A 1.5hr drive from Kilkenny.

Free 5km run in the grounds of Kilkenny Castle every Saturday morning 9:30am!

Free 5km run in the grounds of Kilkenny Castle every Saturday morning 9:30am!

Henry with his hurley in nearby Jenkinstown Wood

Henry with his hurley in nearby Jenkinstown Wood

Welcome to our home! Nolan Park, home of hurling in Kilkenny... The River Nore  with a view of the castle. St Canices Cathedral Kilkenny. Climb the tower ! Kilkenny castle and  Rose Gardens! The Long Gallery in Kilkenny Castle. Bluebells in nearby Jenkinstown wood. kilkenny's many pubs. The Butterslip. Kilkenny City Thursday morning farmers market on the Parade Pretty Inistioge Village, Co.Kilkenny Graiguenamanagh Village, Co.Kilkenny Waterford City, 40 minute drive. Cycle/walk Waterford Greenway: @http://www.visitwaterfordgreenway.com/ The Guiness Storehouse in Dublin. A 1.5hr drive from Kilkenny. Free 5km run in the grounds of Kilkenny Castle every Saturday morning 9:30am! Henry with his hurley in nearby Jenkinstown Wood
Gold

Member since

2006

Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
July 29, 2019 - August 25, 2019 2 weeks

2 or 3 weeks

WELCOME TO KILKENNY IRELAND!

Welcome to Kilkenny! www.kilkennytourism.ie Our home is 8km from Kilkenny just off the N78 on a quiet road in peaceful countryside. A comfortable 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom house with all modern conveniences. Large private gardens are secure and safe for children to play.We have swings, a  climbing frame and trampoline, bicycles and other toys - footballs, hurleys ,raquets and a table tennis table.  We have a piano, guitars, drums, banjo and tin whistle!! 
Our home is on an elevated site with lovely views of the countryside and the city lights at night. We live 1km from Dunmore caves. Nearby there are walks in Jenkinstown woods and at Kilkenny castle.www.kilkennycastle.ie

In Castlecomer (8km ) there are wood land walks, a childrens playground,zip wires, lakes for fishing and boating and a coal-mining heritage centre. www.discoverypark.ie.

Kilkenny is renowned for art and craft www.madeinkilkenny.ie and is the home of the "National design and Craft Gallery "
Golf courses...... "Mount Juliet" is nearby and "The K Club" is within driving distance.There are also local courses in Kilkenny and Castlecomer.
Kilkenny is the home of hurling ,Irelands national sport ,a visit to a game is a unique experience!!
Kilkenny is a good base to explore other parts of Ireland with day trips,for example to Dublin,the south coast, "Rock of Cashel" or Glendalough ,Co Wicklow possible. Many of our Intervac friends have enjoyed visits to the west of Ireland staying overnight in Bed and Breakfast. (Galway two and half hours)
Kilkenny is a busy town with tourists visiting all year round to visit the norman castle, cathedral, climb the round tower www.stcanicescathedral.com and follow the craft trail. There is plenty of shopping,restaurants,hotels and great pubs for a drink of guinness and regular Irish music sessions .A vibrant nightlife!
 It is convenient to fly Dublin or Cork and  our nearest ferry port is Rosslare.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 1 Children
  • 9 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • retired teacher
  • nurse

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In the country
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8
  • Total Area: 190 m2

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Other musical instruments

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 4

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Canada
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • France
  • North Yorkshire, UK

Spoken Languages

  • English

Occupation

  • retired teacher
  • nurse

Children

  • Boy - Age: 16

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

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