A Home Away From Home

Self Catering


About Us

A Modern Home In the Heart of the Irish Midlands

We pride ourselves on making your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as it can be. There is everything you need to either relax and take in the local ambience or travel further afield to the huge variety of attractions on our doorstep. Our Accommodation includes extra sleeping facilities (bed setee in living area and fold out bed).

Our self-catering home from home offers a large private parking area, a serene enclosed garden, elegant patio/dining area, full kitchen facilities, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, dining area and a seperate living area and a drying room.

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Single & Double Bedroom

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Double Bedroom

Dining Room

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Patio & Barbecue Area

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Car Parking & Garden

Local Attractions

The Rock of Dunamaise

The Rock of Dunamaise has seen it all. Vikings, Normans, native tribes, and even Cromwell himself have fought over this commanding site to seize control.

Emo Court & House

Designed by James Gandon in 1790 with a 20 acre garden dedicated to Trees

Slieve Bloom Mountains

One of the oldest mountain ranges in Europe with looped walking trails, waterfalls, flora and fauna. 

Timahoe Round Tower

12th century round tower with exceptional stone carving. The surrounding parklands are the perfect destination for a family picnic.

What you Get

Amenities, Services, & Travel Guide

Free WiFi
House Essentials
Patio and Outside Seating
Washing Machine
Smoke & CM Alarm
Hot Water
Free Parking
Garden Area
Wheel Chair Accessible
Drying Room
Detached Private Property

Mountmellick – Hares Corner 

Portlaoise – Kelly Steak House

Portlaoise – The Pantry

Portlaoise – The Bay Tree

Portlaoise – Treacys Bar & Restaurant

Portlaoise – Mayur Indian Restaurant

Portlaoise – Papa Johns & Supermacs Take away

Arts & Culture

Events in Mountmellick

Our Local Museum

Mountmellick Heritgae Trail

There are a number of fantastic Arts and heritage attractions . For a comprehensive guide please log on to the  Laois Tourism Website

You can also log onto the Dunamase Arts center based in Portlaoise to get a full guide to the current months programme.

Pubs and Bars

Turleys Bar 

Moloneys Bar

Dowlings Bar

The Hollow Bar

Tom and Vrons

For a rough guide on the 10 best pubs in county Laois plese check out this blog

Outdoors and Adventure

There are a number of outdoor activities available very close by including biking, walking, Angling, Bird watching, Equestrian and scenic drives. For more details please log on to Slivebloom.ie

You can also get lots of info form the Laois Tourism website on outdoor activities here

A full list of Laois Golf Clubs Here

Fishing in Laois

Day Trips

We have lots of interesting places to see nearby or if you fancy a scenic train ride through the Irish country side you are only a short distance to either Portlaois or Portarlington railway stations with 25 trains to and from Dublin on week days. For more info please see here

Dublin city with all it’s attractions is only an hour away.

The heritage city of Kilkenny is also less than hour by car.

For a full and comprehensive list of outdoor activities and things to do please log on to the Laois Tourism Site


Heywood Gardens     35 minutes

The Rock of Dunamase   20 minutes

Mountmellick Museum    5 minutes

Emo Court and Gardens   19 minutes

Kilbeggan Whiskey Distillery  31 minutes

Kilbeggan Horse Racing  31 minutes

The Currah Race Course  29 minutes

Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Trails  45 minutes

The Japenese Gardens  27 minutes

Irish National Stud Farm  27 minutes

Festivals in Laois

Please check out Loais Tourism for a full list of festivals in County Laois


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Only one hour from Dublin and great for day trips due to it’s central location. Plenty to do and see in County Laois.