Oldtown Farmhouse is situated on an elevated site with scenic views of the surrounding countryside, close to Thomastown in the heart of County Kilkenny. A spacious and friendly Failte Ireland approved bed and breakfast with a high standard of accommodation, where you are assured of a warm welcome by your hosts. Oldtown Farmhouse comprises of four spacious en suite bedrooms with television, hair dryer, free WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities in all rooms. There is a lounge for guests to relax and unwind after a days touring. Refreshments with home baking will greet you upon arrival.
Based on a family farm with an award winning propagation nursery which exports plants to 25 countries around the world as far away as America, Japan and also continental Europe and the home market. There is an ancient ring fort on the farmland dating back 1700 - 2000 years. Initial observations would suggest it was built and lived in by an ancient Gaelic Chieftain. For any guests who are interested we would be delighted to give a complimentary tour of the nursery and the ring fort and also tell you the local history.
Oldtown Farmhouse is located just 15 minutes drive from the Medieval City of Kilkenny, 25 minutes from Waterford City, 1 hour from Rosslare and 5 minutes from Thomastown and Jerpoint Abbey. Jerpoint Abbey is regarded as one of the most famous Cistercian settlement in Ireland. Also in the area is Kells Priory, an extensive Augustinian settlement founded in 1193, and nearby is Kilree Tower and High Cross dated 800 AD. Located close-by is Jerpoint Park, the site of the lost town of Jerpoint and the grave of Saint Nicholas Bishop of Myra. In the area there is entertainment and food served in the local pubs. Oldtown Farmhouse is an ideal base for touring the South East of Ireland.
Mount Juliet Championship Golf Course is located just 1km away from Oldtown Farmhouse, the course has been host to the top players in the world. Oldtown Farmhouse is also located along the Kilkenny Studio Workshops Craft Trail. Some of Ireland's finest studio workshops are clustered in the scenic valley of the River Nore, in the heart of County Kilkenny.