CollageA view from one of the bunks
The Sallows Self Catering Eco-Accommodation
Hosted by Garry
Garry is the host.
16 guests
3 bedrooms
10 beds
5 baths
16 guests
3 bedrooms
10 beds
5 baths
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Adults
1
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Children
Ages 2 - 12
0
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Infants
Under 2
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16 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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The Sallows is ideally set up to provide accommodation for 20 people and facilitate group events be it cycling, walking, hill climbing, extended family get togethers, or social events of your choosing. You will find everything you need in a friendly atmosphere with facilities such as dining/relaxing spaces and a large training room that is available for rent, a garden and a secure lock up to store bikes etc.

"Experience the adventure of nature while nestled in the community of Clogheen town.

The space

*Opened January 2017* We have reimagined this building into a chic, modern interior, that is deliberately highly respectful of a conserved and restored town house dating from the 1700’s. Converting this formerly cold barn of a stone house, into a beautiful, comfortable and warm (it's currently self-regulating at 19-21 Deg. C without purchased heat inputs), natural light filled building, has been a labour of love. The end product, is an exemplary project in sustainable conservation, repurposing of a tired old building, and intelligently simplified, eco-built warm and cosy, large new extension.

The focus has been on using only natural, breathing, insulating and fire resistant materials e.g. cork (from Portugese cork oak trees), recycled newsprint, eco-plasterboards, lime wall plasters, clay paints and in possibly a first for Ireland, an electrical system designed to screen guests from the worst ill effects of deleterious EMF and WiFi fields, particularly during the critical restorative sleeping phase. There are layers and layers of leading edge, best practices interwoven throughout the rehabilitation of this visually minimalist, uncluttered, wonderful building, just waiting for you to experience it for yourself...

Come and stay a while to experience this healing and relaxing building transformation, and wander out into the adjoining 11 acres with it's 0.5km of trout river bank walk, or explore the ongoing wilderness regeneration project on the land. Why not take to the mountains in the adjoining Knockmealdowns and Galtees, or if it takes your fancy, wander the maze of local bótharíns on your bike or visit The Vee Pass, a short five minute drive away. You could also visit Lismore, Cashel and Cahir castles nearby or Mitchelstown Cave's which are only a short drive away. There are nearby monastic ruins to be seen or you could go even further back into pre-history seeking out the 5,000+ recorded ancient monuments in the Munster Vales, a sub-set of Ireland's Ancient East trail. Or what about a thoroughly modern experience of motor car racing...

Come and stay to experience a truly unique building, our stories and history. You just might forge new wonderful memories of your own...

We hope to see you soon,

The Gleeson Family.

Guest access

Guests can book out the entire property with a private gated car park. The Sallows has a common area, kitchen and seating area and a games room with a ping pong table upon request.

There are three dorms which sleep up to 20 guests at a time. There is an eight bed dorm and two dorms that sleep six in each room.

Interaction with guests

When you book out the entire house after check in you will have the property to yourself. There is an on site caretaker who has their own private apartment and is on call if you have any issues or queries.

Other things to note

*Ideally suited to groups big and small, accommodating up to 20.
*Situated on 11 acres of rewilded landscape and 0.5km of a riverside walk. Ideal for outdoor training, break time strolls and walking meetings.
*Free Fibre Optic Broadband available throughout the building.
*Free on-site parking
*TV
*Washing Machine
*Common Room
*Kitchen/Dining Room
*Large back garden with seating area
*Private individual shower units
*Secure lock up for bikes, training equipment etc.
*Local supermarkets and pubs are a short 2 minute walk away.


Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Heating

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
3 bunk beds
Bedroom 2
4 bunk beds
Bedroom 3
3 bunk beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in time is 3PM - 9PM
Check out by 2PM

- Smoking area outside with outdoor seating area
- Treat property with respect
- If damage is done, the guest(s) are liable to pay for same
- In relation to events/parties: Only low key events/parties are allowed
- 20 guests maximum
- €600 by 20 guests = €30 per person

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs

Cancellations

1 Review

Mark User Profile
August 2017
The place was way bigger than we expected, there was twenty in our group and we were never stuck for space. The kitchen has a good layout so it made the meal times very easy for our large group, the eating area was able to accommodate all of us at the same time as well. The games room had the table tennis table in it which ensured some competitive entertainment. Outside had 3 tables with 20 garden chairs which was perfect for the sunny weekend we were lucky to have and the garden is big enough for some games we brought with us, boules and badminton. Nearby there are shops and pubs within a 5 minute walking distance. Cahir is also the town nearby with lovely shops, cafes and pubs (the Lazy bean cafe would be a recommendation of ours). The Mitchelstown caves are only a 15 drive which we would recommend to anyone visiting (€9 entry pp). Last but not least the host, Before arrival There was good contact and some helpful tips. When we arrived Garry showed us around and told us what we needed to know about the house and the surrounding area. He was so friendly and was always available to help us out with anything. Would recommend this to all groups whether it be family gatherings or groups of friends. 100% will come back!

Clogheen, IrelandJoined in May 2017
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