Cottages in South East Ireland

Welcome to our selection of holiday cottages and properties to rent in Wexford, Waterford and the South East of Ireland.

Known as the ‘sunny South East’, counties Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford are said to boast the finest weather in Ireland. Where better for a coastal break then! Relax on the beautiful sandy beaches of Waterford or explore Ireland’s ancient history at the Granary Museum or the Mediaevel Capital Kilkenny, also know as the ‘Marble city’ in reference to the black polished limestone which used to be quarried in the area. Make sure to sample the local delicacy ‘blaa’ before you leave – a bread bun much tastier than the name suggests!

Simply click on the name of the property for photographs and more details. All country cottages and holiday properties have on-line availability, rates and booking facilities.

Featured Accommodation

Slade Cottage

Bannow, Co. Wexford.

Sleeps 6. Located between Waterford and Wexford, this lovingly restored thatched holiday cottage is set in pretty mature gardens, complete with its own babbling brook. Completely modernised on the inside, it lies just a short stroll from the beach. Cottage Code: W31864.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

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Bride Valley Fruit Farm – The Farmhouse

nr. Lismore, Co. Waterford.

Sleeps 9. Set on a working livestock and fruit farm, this stylish farmhouse has been lovingly renovated to provide beautifully appointed holiday accommodation. With trout fishing available on the River Bride, historic Lismore is a short drive away. Cottage Code: W31576.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort

Waterford Castle Hotel, The Island, Waterford, Munster, Ireland.

Home of the FitzGerald family since the Norman invasion of 1170 until more recent times, the hotel and golf resort are uniquely set on a private island on the River Suir. Dating mainly from the 15th century, the castle boasts 19 elegant rooms and suites.

  • 15th Century

Valentine Cottages – Valentine Cottage 3

nr. Lismore, Co. Waterford.

Sleeps 2 – 3. Arranged around a delightful paved courtyard complete with feature fountain, these three pretty holiday cottages enjoy shared use of a well-equipped games room. The historic town of Lismore with its medieval castle is just 3 miles distant. Cottage Code: W31923.

  • Games room
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

High Tide

Duncannon, Co. Wexford.

Sleeps 6. Overlooking the beautiful beach of Duncannon with steps down to the beach. This very spacious holiday cottage is comfortably furnished and features stunning sea views from most rooms. Fishing from beach 50 yards with private access. Cottage Code: YPM.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

The Loft

Arthurstown, nr. Waterford, Co. Wexford.

Sleeps 6. Set over three floors in the picturesque fishing village of Arthurstown, this former corn loft has been carefully restored to take full advantage of the spectacular sea views. Take a short ferry ride to Waterford, the oldest city in Ireland. Cottage Code: W32011.

  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Crock of Gold Cottages – Croc An Oir

Ballycullen, Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary.

Sleeps 2. With its own private courtyard and garden, this delightful romantic retreat boasts a cosy woodburner and an unusual loft style bedroom. Guests are welcome to wander through the 100-acre estate and indulge in some river fishing. Cottage Code: W31891.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Ballymagyr Castle – Cottage 3

Killag, nr. Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford.

Sleeps 6. Carefully renovated from former stables, guests at these adjoining holiday cottages can relax with a picnic by the lake as they explore the delightful grounds of Ballymagyr Castle. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: W32161.

  • Open Fire
  • 18th Century