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F.A.Qs.

To read the answers to our FAQs, just click on the plus sign (+) to the left of the question. Your question not here? Then please Contact Us.
The cottages are situated 300m (and therefore within easy walking distance), from the quaint peaceful rural village of Kilmore. Kilmore has 2 pubs, a chemist, church and post office/grocery/newsagent. It is also very close to the pubs, superb fish restaurants and Marina at nearby Kilmore Quay, (5 km or 3 miles). Please visit Our Location page or our Local Area page for more information.
Cottages are walking distance of the 2 pubs, the chemist and post office/grocery/newsagent in Kilmore village. The nearest restaurants are just 5km (or 3 miles) away in picturesque Kilmore Quay. The nearest town is Wexford, some 18km (or 12 miles) away.
Yes, there are 2 beaches, Ballyhealy & Seaview at the end of the road on which the cottages are located, about 2km (or 1.5 miles) away. From here you can walk to Kilmore Quay, Tacumshane Lake bird sanctuary or Carnesore Point at the very South East corner of Ireland, (fitness and tides permitting!)
Yes, there are 2 leisure centres which accept non-members: Kelly's Resort Hotel (Rosslare Strand), or Great Southern Hotel (Rosslare Harbour), both about 17km (or 10 miles) away. Ferrybank Public Pool, is in Wexford town some 18km (or 12 miles) away.
Yes, we are pleased to offer all guests a guided tour of our organic working farm. You can see the hens, cows and calves and everybody loves the donkeys!
You can book online using our secure booking facility. You can also enquire online to check up to date availability and prices. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can contact Helen directly by phone or email if you have an enquiry or just want to book. The choice is yours!

There is a one third booking deposit, which is non-refundable. The balance of the holiday cost is payable 6 weeks in advance of arrival. A refundable damage deposit of €100 is payable in cash upon arrival. You can pay by credit or debit card in our secure online booking Facility. We accept most major credit and debit cards. Alternatively you can pay us directly by Euro cheque, bank, transfer, cash, Euro draft, debit or credit card. We also accept sterling cheques. It is strongly recommended that guests take out holiday insurance upon booking to cover the possibility of cancellation charges.

We draw your attention to our Terms & Conditions. You can enquire online to check up to date availability and prices. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can contact Helen directly by phone or email if you have an enquiry or just want to book.

Yes, and it is advisable to book early for the week of your choice. Our online booking and enquiry can show you up to date prices and availability, or you can Contact Us for more details.  Most bookings for Summer months are made at Christmas time and in January and February. Some people book a whole year in advance and we can "pencil" you in at that stage, by takin g a provisional booking. We then take booking deposits around Christmas time for the following Summer.
Yes, we take Visa or MasterCard and most debit cards. For your own security, never give your credit card details in an email. Instead, you can use our secure online booking facility or phone Helen Cousins at + 353 (0)53 91435487 if you wish to make a payment by credit card.
Yes, each cottage has a front & back garden, with plenty of space to relax on the patio, sunbathe or play ball games such as football, hurling or cricket! Each cottage has its own picnic table, and there are patio chairs as well. There is another picnic table near to the hen coup and play boat, so you can enjoy coffee there as well. There is also a large green area, with a goal, common to all cottages, and many friendships have been forged there.
Yes, there is plenty of room to park cars in the grounds of each cottage. We have even accommodated lorries in the past and a large boat on a trailer!
Yes, each cottage has a TV and DVD player, as well as a CD player and radio. We have Astra satellite TV channels, which give reception for the main Irish and UK channels.
Each cottage has a dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric hob and oven, washing machine, dryer, small chest freezer, TV, DVD player, radio/cassette/CD player, iron, hairdryer and solid fuel effect stove.

We include linen, towels & consumables, (washing up liquid; dishwasher tablets; washing detergent; toilet rolls; kitchen towels; other cleaning materials).

We supply maps and a local information pack. There is complimentary WiFi for guests who bring their laptops laptops or WiFi enabled phones. We are pleased to provide high chairs, cots and cot linen, free of charge to guests who require them. You can request these items upon booking. There is a complimentary welcome tea tray on arrival.

You can enquire online to check up to date availability and prices. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can contact Helen directly by phone or email if you have an enquiry or just want to book.

We will send you a confirmation letter with written directions and a map upon receipt of your booking deposit. You can also view or download the directions and map direct from the website, using Adobe Acrobat reader.
The cottages are owner-managed by John & Helen Cousins, and we live across the road from the cottages. We are always on hand to help our guests, and keep you informed of any local events that coincide with your holiday. In addition, each cottage has maps and a local information pack. You can read more about our Local Area or checkout our A - Z of a Kilmore Cottage holiday.
The cottages have thermostatically controlled oil-fired central heating, incorporating a time clock. This can also heat your water.
There are meters on the oil tanks and we take oil meter readings at the start and end of your holiday and charge you for your usage on departure day. We also take meter readings for electricity and you pay for usage, again on departure. We charge guests for electricity and oil at cost price only.
Yes, we do special rates for periods of a month or more, off-season. Please Contact Us for rates. Kilmore is a great place to write that book!
Yes, you are welcome to have guests, provided that the total number of people strictly does not exceed:  Kilmore Cottage 6 + infant; Teach Eile/ Teach a Trí ; 5 + infant. You must specify the size of your party, (including any guests), upon booking. Please advise us if there is later a change in the size of your party, and we will be pleased to assist with the provision of linen and towels for your extra guests at no extra charge.
Arrival time is 4p.m. for both cottages and departure times are: Kilmore Cottage 11 a.m.; Teach Eile / Teach a Trí ; 10a.m. In the event that you are unable to arrive or depart at the specified times, please just let us know and we will accommodate your request if possible.  We do need you to arrange irregular arrival or departure times in advance and you should notify us immediately of any changes to your travel plans or delays encountered. We ask that you telephone or email a few days in advance of arrival to confirm your expected arrival time. See also Terms & Conditions.
Children are gladly welcomed. We have a cot & high chair available, and stair gates (top & bottom) for Kilmore Cottage, if needed. We've put some books, games & videos in the cottages to make children feel welcome. There is a goal in the garden, some outdoor toys for toddlers, including a play boat, and a large green area for play. Child guests may like to visit the farm and we will happily arrange that for you. Just ask on arrival.
Regretfully we cannot accept pets. However, we are pleased to accommodate guide dogs, please Contact us for details.
Yes. All three cottages are suitable for those with disability. Kilmore Cottage is proud to have achieved an ABLE Business excellence award for Customer service.

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