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Brownes Farm House, Ballytrisnane, Old Parish, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford - 4 Bedrooms Sleeps 12

Brownes Farm House,  Ballytrisnane, Old Parish, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford - 4 Bedrooms Sleeps 12

Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
No of Guests: 12

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Brownes Farmhouse is a spacious 4 Bedroom farmhouse located in the Ring, Old Parish Gaeltacht, Co. Waterford with uninterrupted views of the coastline, our vacation rental farmhouse was refurbished in 2013.
With accommodation for up to 12 people it is ideal for a large family group.

The house is over 150 years old and is part of a working farm but the grounds are fully segregated from the farm.
There is a very large mature garden with parking for up to 12 cars at the rear.
The elegant charm of the house was retained with a boutique ambience including antique furniture.

House Layout
Kitchen seating for up to 12 - 10 on main table and additional table on request.
Living room with ample seating, open fire, Flat screen Satellite TV and Netflix.
Downstairs bathroom

House Facilities
All Upstairs bedrooms with TV.
Washing machine
Tumble dryer
Electric Cooker
Large Fridge Freezer
Oil fired central heating
Open fire in living room with fuel provided.
2 cots and 1 high chair
Parking for 12 cars
Outdoor seating area with barbeque
Mature large garden
Wireless internet for your iPhone / Android phone / laptop
For groups over 5 - 16 seater mini bus will service house to local towns and villages at low cost.
Inventory of items
All bedlinen and towels provided
Cutlery & Delph
Kettle, Toaster, liquidiser
Fuel for open fire
Tea towels
Toilet Rolls
Soap, shampoo & conditioner

Bedroom Layout
1 Bedroom with a king size and a single (access to adjoining 'Jack and Jill' Bathroom)
1 King size Bedroom en suite - additional single can be accommodated
1 Bedroom with 3 single beds (access to adjoining ' Jack and Jill' Bathroom)
1 ground floor with double bed - additional single can be accommodated - and adjoining bathroom.

Brownes Farm House is located 48km from Waterford, Castlemartyr is 29km. The nearest airport is Waterford Airport, 45 km from our farm house.
The nearest village is Ardmore, located 6 miles away.
We are located just 12 miles from Dungarvan on the coast road to Ardmore in Old Parish (an Tsean phobal)
The nearest pub is located 3km from the farm house.
Extensive pet farm and play area 6 miles. Kayaking, climbing and walking routes.

Travelling With Babies
We love the babies so in order for you to be able to travel light we have the house equipped with 2 cots (1 travel cot) , sterilizer, high chair, and all the bowls, cups and spoons you will need.

Washing powder and washing-up liquid
Tea, coffee, sugar and milk to get you started.

Grocery Shopping
If you want us to have your groceries in the house on arrival, please email a list 1 week prior to arrival and we will provide these at the costs of the goods only, Tesco on-line also deliver locally.

Included in your Rate
The pricing includes all oil, electricity and water usage. Fires will be set ready for lighting and some extra fuel will be provided.
Bed linen, towels, toilet rolls, soap, and cleaning products are provided

Arrival & Departure Times
Please note the arrival time on the first day of your stay is no earlier than 4pm and the departure time on your last day is no later than 10am.
This is to facilitate ensuring the house is in perfect condition for our all our guests.

No pets are allowed
Smoking is outside only
Parties and events are allowed but no stags
Check in is after 4pm and check out by 1030 but we are flexible whenever possible
The downstairs is fully wheelchair accessible with downstairs double and single, wetroom and ramp access .. access to kitchen and sitting room also
Call: +353 (0)53 9175481


  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Garden Furniture
  • Open Plan Garden

Sitting room

  • Cable TV
  • Open Fire


  • Cooking utensils
  • Cutlery
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Cooker
  • Fridge Freezer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Mop
  • Toaster
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Cups
  • Glasses
  • Plates


  • High Chair
  • Stairgate
  • Wi-fi
  • Private Parking
  • Travel Cot
Waterford Greenway
The old railway line from Waterford City to Dungarvan when completed is a 46km of off-road cycling and walking trail which travels through time and nature across eleven bridges, three viaducts and through the atmospheric tunnel all the way from the river to the sea.
Along this route in Irelands Ancient East is a Viking settlement, Norman Castles, medieval ruins, a famine workhouse, an old railway stations and a heritage railway train still runs along part of the track at Suir Valley Railway.
Enjoy the breath-taking scenery as you approach the Town of Dungarvan along the amazing coastline. Bikes can be hired and this would make a great family day out. Please follow the Country Code and enjoy your beautiful journey.

Towns & Villages
The beautiful coastal town Dungarvan with a population of about 9,000 people has a pretty harbour used by leisure craft of all shapes and sizes and is further enhanced by the majestic Comeragh mountains in its background and is ready to welcome you and showcase the best the landscape has to offer. Dungarvan is a market town, beautifully set on the picturesque Dungarvan Bay in the west of County Waterford and is full of many attractions for all types of visitors.

Ardmore is the oldest Christian Settlement in Ireland, founded by St. Declan circa 416 AD., before the arrival of St. Patrick. The village is most picturesque, and its neatness has won Ardmore many awards, including the national title in the Tidy Towns Competition. Ardmore boasts a wide range of accommodation and so is a most pleasant place to stay and enjoy the fun in the pubs and the excellent food in the restaurants. Visitors have five lovely beaches to choose from.

Ballymacarbry/Nire Valley
This unspoilt area known as the Nire Valley offers you absolute peace and tranquillity, tucked away in the rugged Comeragh Mountains where time is unimportant. The Nire Valley is an ideal base for hill walkers who wish to explore the spectacular Comeragh Mountains. You may also prefer to see this beautiful scenery on horseback. Local Amenities: Accommodation - Bird Watching - Bus Service - Fishing - Hill Walking - Horse Riding - Pubs - Restaurant - Shops.

A delightful resort and the holder of an EU Blue Flag for water quality, Bunmahon is on the Dungarvan & Copper Coast Drive. The headland protects the beach and there is an exhilarating walk across the west end cliffs which reveals a superb coastal panorama. Now a peaceful place dedicated to pleasure, Bunmahon was once the centre of a thriving copper industry which flourished here between 1824.

A small town situated on the River Blackwater at the foot of the Knockmealdown Mountains. Cappoquin is a famous town for coarse angling. The town was established by Richard Boyle, Earl of Cork, in the mid-17th century. Nestled nearby in the mountain is Mount Melleray Abbey on the Vee Road. Local Amenities: Accommodation - Bus Service - Coarse & Game Fishing - Horse Riding - Pubs - Restaurants - Shops - Tackle Shop - Visitor Garden. Visit Cappoquin Community Centre for listing of theatre events, childcare and sports facilities, and training facilities.

Experience the rich history of this beautiful heritage town of Lismore. Approaching the town on the N72 you will see the spectacular Lismore Castle. This historic town is the site of an ancient monastic centre, with the Protestant and Catholic cathedrals. Learn more about this historic town at Lismore Heritage Centre in the old courthouse. Nearby is the River Blackwater a renowned river for game fishing.

Old Parish - An Sean Phobal
An Sean Phobal (Old Parish) is a quiet, undulating rural area between Ring and the lovely seaside village of Ardmore. Rising high above the sea, the land is interspersed with numerous quiet glens, running down to small, secluded beaches. Old Parish is in the Gaeltacht na nDéise and uses and embraces the Irish language and its culture.

Ring - An Rinn
For Hikers or Bikers, Walkers or Bird Watchers, Ring is a hideaway of cliff-top trails, unspoiled beaches, inland drumlins and leafy glens. Add to this a hospitable people, an effervescent culture, and everything that makes the Gaeltacht different is on the doorstop. Ring or An Rinn is in the heart of Gaeltacht na nDéise.

A neat village of thatched and slate cottages, Stradbally has won numerous awards in the National Tidy Towns Competition and was a recipient of a Heritage Award in the prestigious international Entente Florale. Stradbally Medieval Church is the largest medieval church in rural Ireland. The two coves that are signposted in the village are the Stradbally Cove with its sandy beach which is ideal for families while the rugged Ballyvooney Cove is spectacularly set under a dramatic headland.

The Irish name 'Tulach and Iarainn' means 'The Hill of Iron' This village was established around the 14th century. A horse Fair takes place annually on the streets of Tallow on the first Monday in September. It is a popular holiday area for fishermen. Tallow is a delightful country town nestled in the valley of the river Bride, on the Cork-Waterford bord.

Family Entertainment

Dungarvan Castle
Dungarvan Castle is an Anglo-Norman fortification founded in 1185. It was built in a very strategic location at the mouth of the River Colligan. From here ships could be anchored, and soldiers could command the narrow strip of land to the south of the Comeragh Mountains, which linked East and West Waterford. It is one of the few royal castles built in Ireland in the 1200s.

Copper Coast Geopark
Here we can tell you about the Copper Coast and its history, heritage, and geology. You can have a cup of coffee and a chat; wander around our exhibition, which looks at the mining that used to happen here, our geology and some of the interesting people who passed through the Copper Coast in times past.

Waterford's beaches, in addition to nestling in the warm heart of the 'Sunny South East', are some of the most beautiful in the country. The stretch of the coast between the tiny cove at Dunmore East and Ardmore on the county's western border contains more than 30 beaches.

Solas Na Mara Seaweed Baths
Sólás Na Mara Helbhic Seaweed Baths, is a modern healthcare centre located in Waterfords stunning coastal scenery, which utilises the health benefits of the pristine Irish sea with modern physio and therapeutic facilities to promote a truly organic and regenerative healthcare experience for athletes, sports enthusiasts, those seeking recovery from illness or those simply wishing to unwind.

SGC Cinema
SGC Dungarvan is a luxury 4 screen cinema located beside the Dungarvan Shopping Centre. Each screen is equipped with:
• Sony 4K Projectors
• HFR 3D capable
• RealD 3D in all screens
• Dolby Digital sound.
• Full disabled facilities
• Hearing Loop system

Ardmore Open Farm
Ardmore Open Farm is located just minutes from the seaside village of Ardmore, Co. Waterford and is beautifully situated overlooking Whiting Bay. From the outset Ardmore Open Farm aimed to set itself apart from other facilities nationwide by combining a large indoor play centre with an open farm with emphasis on rare breeds of animals. Animals were sourced from all over Europe ranging from miniature species to the extremely large, some of which have not been seen in this country before.

Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium
A night at the greyhound racing in Kilcohan Park is always a night to remember! Enjoy the fine dining of the Masters Restaurant combined with the excitement of the race night!

Lismore Heritage Centre
This is necessary for all those wishing to learn of Lismore's illustrious past. The Heritage Centre has an award-winning audio-visual display of Lismore history (in English, French, German, and Italian) in which your host Brother Declan (alias Niall Toibin) takes you on an enthralling journey through time, starting with the arrival of St. Carthage in 636 and bringing you right up to the present.

Waterford County Museum
Located at St. Augustine Street in the heart of Dungarvan, the newly renovated museum hosts a permanent display on the history of Waterford County and runs occasional temporary exhibitions on other local history topics. Admission is free.
Waterford and Suir Valley Heritage Railway. All Aboard to Experience the Magic of Rail!
The magic of rails golden age has been brought to life in Kilmeadan, Co Waterford. A heritage narrow gauge railway follows 12 km of the route of the abandoned Waterford – Dungarvan route, from the station at Kilmeadan into Gracedieu Junction, beside Waterford Greenway.

Blackwater Cruises
Blackwater Cruises operate daily between May and September. We leave from Dougal jetty and travel North up the River Blackwater, past Rhin crew and towards the old bridge and the remains of Templemichael Castle. Passing Molana Abbey on the left, we enter a tranquil, unspoilt area of natural beauty, yet untouched by urban development. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes subject to weather and tides.

Ardmore Adventures
Located on the main St. in the beautiful Ardmore village. We are the premier provider of outdoor adventure sports in West Waterford and East Cork. Activities provided are sea kayaking, surfing, rock climbing, powerboat trips and lifesaving courses. See the beauty and wildlife of the coast from a different view. ½ and full day trips and courses daily. Kids summer camps during the summer months.

Pirates Adventure
Located in Tramore Co. Waterford. We have mini bowling, mini golf, glow in the dark golf, electric motor cycles and bouncy castles. We specialise in school tours and birthday parties too.
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