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Property 7013
Lismore, Blackwater Valley, County Waterford
Lismore, Blackwater Valley, County Waterford

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Barney and Elsie, Scotland, March 2014
Thanks to our host and pets for giving us the full Irish experience! We especially enjoyed your stories of the healing fort and the magic of leprechauns. Keep up the good work!

Linda and Jorg, February 2014
Came here for a relaxing break and that is exactly what we got and more. The cottage was idyllic, big fire added to the cosy atmosphere. Made us feel like part of the family.

Pascual, Manila, Rafael and Rambo, Co. Dublin, September 2013
We've had a most memorable stay. Thank you for all your help. Your farm is a real gem. We will miss Britney the pig the most. Our son Rafael wouldn't let us leave until we left a big pile of scrapes for her. We hope to visit again soon.

Natasha Tray and Tony O'Toole, Offaly, September 2013
Came for a relaxing break and that's exactly what we got. So peaceful and calming here. Beautiful, friendly people, hope to be back. Thanks and all the best x

Roman and Laura, Germany, September 2013
We've had lovely days. Pippi and the open fireplace was the best! Thank you so much for everything. All the very best.

Matthew and Sian, Kildare, September 2013
Thanks for a lovely time, very relaxing and enjoyable few days. All the best with everything.

Paul and Anna Kiernan, Wexford, September 2013
What a beautiful, calming, cozy place to stay. Thanks for all your help. Go raibh maith agat.

Laura Wilmot and Alicia Bentley, May 2013
Such a blast! Thank you so much for a beautiful stay and for your hospitality!

The Mc Ardle Family, May 2013
The farmhouse beacame our home for 5 days while we celebrated the wedding of our son and brother. What an amazing weekend. The sun shone and the farmhouse hosted a celebration or two during our wonderful weekend. Many thanks.

The O'Callaghans, May 2013
A wonderful week, enjoyed every moment. Thouroughly relaxing week, look forward to seeing you next year. Many Thanks

Manya Bressington and Marea and Harold Summers, May 2013
A wonderful restful place, lovely scenery, lovely people. Hope to return again one day. Many thanks

Clifton Family, September 2012
Lovely scenery, enjoyed our stay

M Drum, September 2012
Sorry to leave this lovely place - it has been a very relaxing week would love to come back sometime soon.

Sheila Davies and Family, August 2012
Enjoyed our holiday very much - sorry to leave. Had a great time.

Satgunarajah, August 2012
This property is very good. The place is clean and all the beds are comfortable so you can have a good night sleep.

The whites and Mrs Davies, August 2012
This is amazing, we loved our stay and we hope to come back again.

The Hilgenfelds, July 2012
Three generations also!! This was just fantastic. Thank you for helping to make our trip to Ireland one we will never forget! Visit our farm in Nebraska anytime.

Thw Quinn family, June 2012
Three generations and we loved the farmhouse! It has been a great location to explore Southern Ireland from Bride Valley is beautiful. Mcdonnells very welcoming.

Serrano Family and Gillingham Family, June 2012
A fantastic holiday with our American nieces etc*
Named the donkey - wonkey and the lame sheep lanolin! Not sure there are any fish in the river. Kinsale and Waterford

Mark and Sonia Vanvoust, Brian and Carol Vanvoust, Karen Vanvoust and Barry Zwack, May 2012
Thank you for a wonderful holiday. We enjoyed our stay and your beautiful farmhouse and enjoyed talking to the owner and appreciate the information he gave us and hope to return soon.

Cross and Jones of Austailia, April 2012
Beautiful scenery in Bride Valley. Comfortable house, relaxing stay. Gods Blessings

Iseult, Keany, Edvavardo, Maxian, Alex, Odharnait, Avril, Isobella, Simon, December 2011
Thank you for an absolutely lovely stay. We really enjoyed ourselves in your beautiful houses. We'll be very sad to say goodbye to the donkey and all the cute sheep and cows. All the best for 2012

Mc Millan, October 2011
Thank you for a lovely relaxing stay in your house. We all had a great time. Many many thanks to the owner with all the arrangements you made with the princess. We all have found memories.

The McMillan Family, October 2011
We enjoyed our stay at the property and the owners couldn't do enough for us. Cottage on a working farm, fabulous with a resident donkey in the front garden which the children loved. Efficiency of Imagine Ireland is excellent.

The Hubbard Family, October 2011
Imagine Ireland were brilliant. The area was lovely for walking, beautiful views. Owner very friendly and helpful, let the children explore the farm, fields and creek and play with the donkey.

Wood and Grealis Families, September 2011
Many thanks for a lovely location to spend a very relaxing week. Lots to see and do. Paddy expecially enjoyed the Donkey (Rosie)
Hope to come back.

Fiona, lan, Ben, Ollie May and Helen and Mark Sims and Peter Haggenwood and Gerry Parker, August 2011
A fantastic and relaxing holiday. Beautiful scenery and the boys loved Rosie the donkey!! We would partucularly recommend, The Bride View pub - wonderful food.
Ardmore Beach and Gallery coffee shop, Sugarloaf hill (outside Lismore). Thank you to the owners - Kind Regards.

Locker Family, July 2011
Great holiday here with the rest of the family spread across both houses. Everyone had great fun. We particularly enjoyed the beautiful view across the valley. Rosie the donkey was very friendly. Thanks to the owner and family. Look forward to the next time.

Ann and Eugene, June 2011
Thank you so much to the owner, yet again, for your brilliant hospitality. This is our 3rd time here and we absolutely love it . Thank you so much for having the fire set and with all the fire wood. It is such a lovely touch, will be here again.

Jo, Amdrew, Ellen, Oliver and Jack Ramsey, May 2011
We have had a brilliant week. Beautiful house, fantastic countryside, friendly people, great weather. Thank you to the owner and Ireland for making our stay so memorable.

Anna and Stan Davey, May 2011
We have enjoyed our first trip to Ireland very much. County beautiful, people exremely friendly, especially the owner. Thank you for making us feel so very welcome - certainly would love to come back sometime soon.

Michael, Chantal, Shannon and Connor Earnes, April 2011
House and locationexceeded our expectations - your web listing doesn't do it justice! Lovely to see all the new born lambs and calves. Weather fantastic - next time will pasck the suncream! Breathtaking views from the vee and Mahon Falls

Anna Gawel, Arthur, Nadia and Nathan Rossal, April 2011
Thank you for a really special holiday. Great house, Excellent equiptment, lovely host. Good fun for kids - sorry if there were too noisy* Everything perfect for all our family. Thank you the owners and family

Hardcastle Family, April 2011
Yet again we have renewed our romance with the Bride Valley and the pleasure of being looked after by the owner and family. The highlight was seeing an Otter curled up having a snooze, not 10 feet from the bathroom window.

Karl, Brenda, Salesse and Eames Family, April 2011
Fantastic house, fantastic welcome, fantastic views. Lovely watching the lambs in the fields. Weather up-to 20c what more could we ask!! First time our daughter Chantal has not seen rain in Ireland

Pete, Lisa, Chloe and Andrew, February 2011
Really enjoyed our first trip to Ireland, people are really friedly and lots to do. Thanks to the owner for the us of your lovely house. We hope to return soon.
(Chloe - 12, Thank you for letting us stay in your house. The views were amazing, I enjoyed it.)

Elizabeth and Cain Hardcastle, October 2010
We were pleased to share this. Lovely place with friends from Dublin and sussex, who are intenting to come again. Thank you to the owners and family for looking ater us this week.

Paul, Sheran, William, Eward, Ian and Paddy and Sam, Taylor Devon, October 2010
Thank you so much for your hosptiality. We have felt very comfotable here and look forward to returning next year.

Griff, Jenny, Cathal, Rachel, Nina and Eliza, August 2010
A lovely amily holiday with agreat welcome from the owner and family and all the friendly people. Everywhere we visited - even the weather was good to us. Many thanks

Chris, Fiona Crawford, July 2010
A very friendly, warm welcome from the owner. In a very friendly, warm county. We have had a throughly lovely time in Ireland and look forward to coming back again. Thank you

Bruce and Paula, Pierre and Lauren, October 2009
Family gathering could not have been in better suuroundings. Sorry we could not visit Fismore Castle but there will always be a next time. The owner could not of been more helpful and friendly - kiss bye Rosie

Liam and Elizabeth Hardcastle, October 2009
Our time here recharges our batteries and we look forward to our next pit stop!

Ellie and Emily Thingwall, September 2009
Thank you again for a great holiday! My 3rd time and Emilys 1st!! Both extremely enjoyed it. Hope to see you all again

Anna, September 2009
Its been great here, its been rainy but theres still been loads to do. The animals are great and the apples were delicious. Thank you for a lovely week!

Richard and Chantelle Briscoe, September 2009
We had a great time here, lovely house and a lovely walk by the river, had a great weekend thank you very much

Theresa and Clare, September 2009
Lovely stay really relaxing. Hopefully come aain next year. Lovely clean and tidy - Willie really helpful

Dudley and Mary, September 2009
A very enjoyable 4 days - very relaxing and friendly hosts. Hope to return next year for a much longer stay. Thank you both

Luke, August 2009
Have had a great time. The house is lovely and there has been lots to do. Absolutly love Rosie, gave her a carrot everyday, she loves it.

The Williams and Benjamins, August 2009
We had a lovely holiday. The welcome was great and were helpful and responsible hosts. The views were fantastic and it gave us a great base for exploring Thank you

Steve, Emma, Miller and Sennen Fowle, August 2009
Had a really good holiday. Thanks to the owner and family for their warm welcome and help over the ten days

Caroline and Mark, August 2009
Thank you. Its been a great week

Elaine and Alan Neill, August 2009
Thank you for the most wonderful welcome. This is a special place and you are special people. Anyone who enjoys their stay half as much will be blessed!

Peter and Monica Lewendon, August 2009
Thank you for your wonderful wlecome and lovely chats. This is a very special place - cherish it! Memories of you will remain for ever in special spots in our hearts. God bless you!

E.A. Evans, August 2009
Thank you for your welcome, nothing was too much trouble.

Bob and Jade, August 2009
Thank you once again for a lovely holiday, Rosie was back this time, hope to see you all again soon.

Diana and Fred Worthing, August 2009
We have thoroughly enjoyed our hoilday and look forward to coming again

Rep, Christopher, Carney, Jennifer, Ryne, Sean, Seth, Keely and Brett (USA), July 2009
Thank you for your wonderful hospitality. The farm is lovely and Brett enjoyed Rosie so much he almost packed her in his bag. You are wonderful hosts.

Pot and Dave Adkins, July 2009
Had a great time. Enjoyed our stay at Curraheen, very comfortable and beautiful views. Very impressed with our first visit with countryside and friendlyness of people. Thank you

Rep Christopher Carney and Jennifer, Ryne, Sean, Seth, Keeley and Brett, July 2009
Thank you for your wonderful hospitality. The farm is lovely and Brett enjoyed Rosie so much, he almost packed her bags. Thank you for being such a wonderful host.

Roy and Brenda Biggs, July 2009
A warm welcome from the owner, Great views, lovely locals, latch restaurant, in Tallow Terrifie. All helped to make a great holiday! Many Thanks.

David and Tlicia Huson, July 2009
Very enjoyable stay, comfortable house. Thank you "will miss Rosie- she is lovely".

Adkins, Biggs and Huson, July 2009
Had a great time. Very comfortable and a beautiful view. Very impressed!

Hynes-Kildare, April 2009
Thank you for the warm welcome. We thoroughly enjoyed the lambs and the walks through the apple trees. The scenic drives by the Blackwater were so special.

Hyries, April 2009
Thank you to the owner for the warm welcome. We thoroughly enjoyed the lambs and the walks through the apple trees. The scenic drives by the black water were also special.

Hardcastle, March 2009
Back again to this enchanted place of peace watching Lapwings and Herons. Arriving after 9pm we appreciated the roaring fire and warm welcome. We had lovely spring weather. A good base for Ardmore, Lismore, Youghal and many many more.

John and Elizabeth, February 2009
Enchanted place of peace, watching the lapwings and the herons. Arriving at 9.30pm we did appreciate the roaring fire and the warm welcome, we had days of spring weather, a great centre to enjoy the white horses and foleys and many more.

O'shea, Hawkins and Cunden, December 2008
Thank you for a lovely christmas. Wonderful tree and trimmings. Fantastic weather and wonderful scenery. The house is so well equiped-we didn't want for anything

The O'sheas, The Hawkins and Mary Cruden, December 2008
Thank you again for another lovely Christmas. Wonderful tree and trimming, Fantastic weather and wonderful scenery. House is so well equipped we didn't work for anything Thank you!!!

Dave and Carly and family, November 2008
Thank you for a lovely holiday. Home and location is fantastic! The owner; you are a very kind man and made us and especially the boys very welcome. Will be back again soon.

Dave and Carly, November 2008
Thankyou for a lovely holiday. House was fantastic! The owner; you are a very kind man and made the boys and ourselves very welcome. We will be back!

Liam and Elizabeth, September 2008
Here we are back again to find if it was really wonderful last year. Well, it is. Thanks for so many kind thoughts and the craic

Di, Phil and Jo and George, August 2008
What a fantastic fortnight. Thanks a million. We enjoyed everything. Beware - we shall be back and hope to catch you a few more mackerel next time incase you didn't have enough this time!

Magees, August 2008
Thanks a lot we had a brilliant time. The farmhouse was lovely we enjoyed every minute. Thank you for the week -the kids loved the donkey-Rosie

Di, Phil and Toni Turner, Jo and George O'Sannell, August 2008
What a fantastic fortnight! Thanks a million. We enjoyed the 3 months rainfall in 2 days- just refreshing shower. Beware we shall be back and hope to catch you a few more mackerel next time, in case you didn't have enough this time. Wonderful house, stunning views in the friendliest place in the world.

Yaguez-peon Family, August 2008
Thanks to the owner, we have enjoyed a lot during this week. Children loved the donkey Rosie and also the horse and cows. It really has been a lovely time.

Voces Prenite Family - Spain, August 2008
We have enjoyed a relaxing holiday. Thanks to the owner.

Pam, Sheila,Gordon, Nigel and Arthur, July 2008
Have enjoyed our stay at Curraheen. Very comfortable and homely. We appreciated your very friendly welcome. Many thanks for the strawberries. We will take some good memories back home with us. Good wishes.

Eddie, May 2008
Thankyou very much Willie/Kitty for the use of your home/farm and allowing us to use the rural walks etc. The great welcome we received was lovely. Everything far exceeded what I expected for my family. We all had a wonderful time and god willing will return.

Mr and Mrs Marsh, April 2007
Lovely old place, nice scenery, nice weather. Really enjoyed our stay