Croc an Oir is a 200-year-old farmhouse set in a walled courtyard beside the River Anner and at the foot of Slievenamon Mountain. In 2011, the Irish Independent named it as one of the '10 Best Christmas Hideaways'.
Croc an Oir is found in an idyllic location in County Tipperary, just 25 minutes from Cashel, Kilkenny and Clonmel. The home has been lovingly restored to retain its character while providing a luxurious, four-star self-catering accommodation for travellers. It features a large sitting room, open fire, fully fitted kitchen and dining area. There are five bedrooms, including a wheelchair accessible bedroom with ensuite bathroom. The property has WiFi access.
Croc an Oir provides an excellent base for touring the South East or a place to simply get away from it all and relax in front of the open fire. The neighbourhood is rural Ireland with dairy, cattle and sheep farms all around. Guests can bicycle on the leafy country lanes, or wander down to the river on a footpath from the old house. The mythical and historic Slievenamon Mountain is always in view, while the charming village of Mullinahone is only 3km away.
There are regular music sessions in the adjoining concert and workshop venue, which is available to rent as a function room for conferences, family gatherings, birthdays and other special events. Guests can also visit the nearby old-world pub, where they can experience great musicians and join in on the singing and dancing.
Throughout the farm there are woodland paths where guests can wander off the beaten track in peaceful solitude. The mountain slopes are ideal for hill walking enthusiasts and from the trails there are panoramic views of the valley. At night when the stars come out, the sky is breathtaking. Croc an Oir is an ideal location for wedding celebrations, conferences, recording. It has been used by many musicians as a base for writing rehearsing and recording material.
There are lots of activities for children including swings trampoline, go Karts , bicycles . fishing rods, frisbees, swing ball , table tennis. Loads of indoor games when its wet outside.
Family history research service provided - many visitors have come to Croc an Oir in search of their roots and found much more. People who have attended concerts for the first time literally “fall in love” with the place, loving the intimacy afforded patrons. A way has been found to cultivate and grow a perfect setting for local and foreign visitors alike to discover a taste of "the real thing" in Ireland. After the concert, everybody stays on to sing and play and talk, this is where the real value lies, where we learn and listen, and meet, things that make life a little richer. Croc an Oir is community-based and adds value to our own and the local traders’ outcomes; we ensure a ‘return’ cohort of tourists to a generally tourism-deprived area, by a unique approach to business.
Arrive at Croc an Oir as a guest and leave as a friend.
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