Check out these trendy vacation rentals for summer 2022 – The Irish Times

Those looking for trendy holiday rentals have never been better, as Irish holiday homes offer plenty of indoor and outdoor ideas to bring home as souvenirs.

Get together and start planning a getaway with your friends or family, and use your time there to decide if you like the layouts and furnishings enough to try them out at home.

Here are 10 to book this summer.

FAMILY FRIENDS

1. DOME OF PASTORAL PLEASURE

Buttercup Hill overlooks the surrounding lush pastures of this northeast corner of Kilkenny. Near the border of Carlow in the townland of Griffinstown, north of Graiguenamanagh, this architect-designed barn-like house clad in cedar has a curved wall of glass that floods its double living spaces with light. height. Above there are exposed oak beams under a pitched roof and natural wood in the other spaces. It can accommodate eight people in its four bedrooms, three of which are double and the fourth twin. Located on a country lane and with views of Blackstairs mountain from many of its windows, it costs around €2,150 for a three night stay during the summer. Guide to plums. plumguide.com

2. ROOMS WITH A VIEW

Overlooking Kenmare Bay, facing south across the water, Beechlawn, in Cappanacush, Co Kerry, sits on the edge of its Dark Sky Reserve. So there is a telescope to help you stargaze at night. A split-plan living space with folding doors opening onto a terrace allows you to enjoy the view during the long hours of daylight. It has a tiled and painted fireplace mantel which is an easy idea to try. Three nights cost €1,048 until the end of May. The minimum stay in June is five nights for €1,289 and one week in July/August (€2,750). It can accommodate up to seven people in its two double bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower, double bedroom and large single bedroom. Walk the 10km Lomanagh walk. dreamireland.com

3. COOL GOLF CLUB

This contemporary version of the Kerry Cottage is one of five similarly styled houses in a gated development on the Ring of Kerry, a stone’s throw from Dooks Beach. Golfers will appreciate that it overlooks the second green of one of Ireland’s oldest and most challenging golf courses. Noisephobes should know that the course is also home to the native and protected Natterjack Toad, whose loud mating call is quite distinctive. This house is perfect for two families to share. It can accommodate eight people in its four bedrooms, two doubles and two bedrooms with bunk beds. Nearby is the seven kilometer long sand spit that is Rossbeigh Strand. Glenbeigh is the nearest village, 5.5km away. It costs €1,350 for a three night weekend/minimum stay one week in July/August (€2,650). uniqueirishhomes.ie

4. A LESSON IN GOOD TASTE

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Cove Lodge is a truly special school conversion on Waterford beach. Its owners have considered traditional Irish decor as a half door, but use it internally to access the accommodation wing rather than as a front door. Soft coral colors the master bedroom walls with very cool clapboard paneled accommodation under the eaves. It is located just outside Stradbally, where you can walk to the pub and/or shop. The Copper Coast Greenway can be reached in a short cycle. It sleeps six people in its two double bedrooms and one bunk room and costs €1,100 for a three night stay in May/minimum stay one week in July/August (€2,600). uniqueirishhomes.ie

5. CHIC SEASIDE CHALET

Walden Lakehouse, on the shores of Lough Ree, the central lake of the Shannon, is an impressive wooden chalet. The lapping waves of the lake on its terrace and its mid-century sensibility and wooded setting so charmed the architects who judged the house of the year that it won the title in 2016. Property of the architect of Interior Egon Walesch and partner Richard Goodwin, it sleeps four in its two bedrooms, so will suit two couples, and costs £1,095 (€1,304) for a three-night stay in May, rising to £3,095 for a week in July/August. uniquehomestays.com

6. SCENIC WITH A SIMPLE NORDIC PALETTE

This gleaming white building is a stylish beachfront getaway. Riverbend is a very modern beach bungalow overlooking the Mahon Estuary in Co Waterford. Located on the last stretch of the waterway, it is only 200 meters from the dunes. Luxurious and spacious, a short walk from the village, it channels lots of blond wood and white walls into a simple Nordic sensibility. It costs €1,800 for an off-season weekend / €2,800 for a week from May to August. uniqueirishhomes.com

7. WILD SWIMMING AT YOUR DOORSTEP

Set on 30 acres, Ballymacooda House is approximately five miles drive from Enn. Worse and about 30 minutes from Shannon airport. It is a contemporary construction located almost on the shores of a lake, where there is a jetty from which you can kayak or wild swim at your leisure. Inside, the views from its large picture windows are restful with plenty of sky above, as this is the west of Ireland. It sleeps six people in its three bedrooms, with an adjoining master bedroom, and costs €1,100. uniqueirishhomes.com

EXCLUSIVE PLACES FOR TWO

8. TRADITION WITH A TOUCH

Set on the hillside overlooking a lake, the vernacular-style Limehouse Cottage, outside Glenbeigh, Co Kerry, channels the traditional Irish house style in a new way. It comes with a chartreuse green kitchen, whitewashed walls and a corner window in the living room to watch the clouds drift across the sky. Make yourself comfortable in its fireplace and immerse yourself in an open-air bath under a starry canopy. Although pet friendly, up to two well-behaved dogs are allowed, dogs should be kept on a leash when out walking, as this is serious sheep country with plenty of lambs frolicking in the fields. It costs around €1,715 for a three-night weekend in May or June, or around €2,500 for three nights in July/August. uniquehomestays.com

9. THE COACH HOUSE, CLARECASTLE, CO CLARE

It’s a romantic little place for two, with exposed stone walls, polished wooden floors and a master class in compact living. The bedroom is on the mezzanine level, thus floating above the double-height space, and there are pastoral views from the small sash window upstairs. The price for three nights until the end of May is €695, rising to €850 from then until the end of August. dreamireland.com

10. GOTHIC ROMANCE

Escape the everyday with an engaging short break from Instagram less than an hour’s drive from Dublin. Batty Langley Lodge in Leixlip, is a seven-peaked folly designed to be viewed from the river walk, and forms part of the landscaping of the Carton House Palladian mansion. Although close to the city of Dublin, its gothic look seems far, far away from the hectic working life. The bedroom is a mix of antique furniture, bare cut stone walls and rosettes. It costs €421 for three nights in May, rising to €533 in July/August. irishlandmark.com

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