Salterbridge Gatelodge | Self Catering in Co Waterford


Salterbridge Gatelodge

Cappoquin, Co Waterford

Salterbridge Gatelodge, located in the glorious Blackwater valley, dates from the mid 19th Century.

  • Sleeps 2

  • 1 Dog Allowed

  • From €328 for 2 nights

  • Wood Burning Stove

  • This enchanting property accommodates two people in great comfort with wonderful underfloor heating throughout.  Among its interesting features is an octagonal garden room from which the two main rooms, bedroom and sitting room, lead; and the kitchen and bathroom are to the rear. Situated on the Salterbridge estate, on the valley road a mile from the charming village of Cappoquin, the lodge is only 6 miles from the heritage town of Lismore, 10 miles from the sea at Youghal and Dungarvan, and at the foot of the majestic Knockmealdown Mountains.


    • 1 Double Bedroom
    • Underfloor Heating
    • Wood Burning Stove
    • Electric Oven
    • Microwave
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Towels and Linens Provided
    • Travel cot/crib for infants (under 2 years), on request
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron & Ironing Board
    • Cooking Utensils and Equipment
    • 1 Bathroom with bath tub and overhead shower
    • Sitting Room with Wood Burning Stove
    • Garden with Garden Furniture
    • River views
    • Radio
    • Car Parking
    A contribution towards light and heat is applied to all bookings.   As a not for profit organisation, this fee makes a significant contribution to energy costs.   It is our aim to reduce our energy consumption at all self catering properties and encourage guests to reuse, reduce, recycle..

    Before and after Restoration

    Slide the bar to compare before and after photos

  • history

    Salterbridge is a classically proportioned pavilion gatelodge, which was built c.1849 by the Chearnly family, who owned the estate from the mid 18th Century until the 1950s. The lodge, though obviously in habitation in the 1930s when the Glanville family lived there, was derelict by the 1950s.    Its function, like all gatelodges, was to indicate to the passer-by the good standing and taste of the original owner, and to display some of the features of the architect's work, re-interpreted from the big house.

  • visitor book

    "Had a lovely few days here. It is our first time at an Irish Landmark place and we couldn’t have asked for anything better – perfect!"

    Ruth, Scotland

    "Fabulous house and so comfortable. It’s a home away from home. Cosy and just the right atmosphere for somewhere to chill out and relax. Spectacular part of the country and with so much to do! "

    Lisa and Jennifer, Louth

    "A wonderful house in a beautiful area, perfect location for a girl to be spoilt for her birthday. A fabulous surprise, we loved every minute in our romantic lodge and loved our walk up to and visit to the ‘big house’ up the drive. "

    Fran, Ireland

  • Nearby: Cappoquin (500 mtrs.) Shop (750 mtrs.) Restaurant (750 mtrs.)

    Loc8: YXN-56-2CN
    GPS: 52.151305 , -7.862876

  • Is there a TV?

    No, but there is a radio, board games, cards and plenty of books.


    Is there WiFi?

    No, at our properties you have an opportunity to experience the best of a former way of life:  beautiful architecture, fascinating history and a peaceful relaxed ambiance, without modern electronic distractions, where you decide the pace of your holiday.


    Can I bring a dog?

    Yes.  Check the Irish Landmark T&Cs re bringing dogs to Irish Landmark properties. This property is only suitable for one dog.


    Is linen supplied?

    Yes – the bed is prepared and ready for your arrival.


    Is there an open fire?



    Can I light a fire?

    There is no open fire at Salterbridge but there is a wood burning stove which you can light.


    Do I need a car to get here?

    It would be preferable to have a car as otherwise it will be difficult to get to shops, etc.


    How do I get the keys?

    When you complete your booking, you will receive an email giving you information about arranging access on your arrival date.


    Can I arrive early?

    Only by special arrangement with the bookings office and agreement of the local House Manager.  A charge is made if you are requesting a morning arrival, as this means we cannot take a booking for the night before your arrival date.


    What is the latest departure time?

    10.00am.  The House Manager will discuss arrangements for your departure on the day you arrive.


    How far to the nearest town?

    Less than 5 mins drive to the village of Cappoquin or 10 mins drive to the Heritage town of Lismore.


    Is there a caterer who will come in to cook meals?

    We do not know of anyone who can go in to cook meals at this property.


    Is it suitable for children?

    This is a small property that only sleeps 2. However a travel cot can be provided on request for very young children.


    Is it suitable for older people?

    Yes, this property is ideal for older people as all the rooms are located on the ground floor.


    Does it have facilities for disabled people?



    Is it suitable for a wheelchair?



    Is there central heating?
    There is under floor heating at Salterbridge in all the rooms.


    Is the cooker electric or gas?

    Electric cooker.


    Is there a shower?

    Yes  - there is a shower over bath in the single bathroom.


    How many bathrooms?



    Do you supply towels and bed linen?

    Yes.  The bed will be made up on your arrival and you will be provided with a bath towel and guest towel according to the number of beds in the property.


    Can I get to the house by public transport?

    Yes.  You would get a coach to Dungarvan and a taxi or local bus could take you onwards from there to the lodge.  However, you would need a car to get to local shops, etc.


    Where is the nearest train station?



    Can I book for just one night?



    What is your minimum booking period?

    Our minimum booking period from 1st January 2016 our minimum booking period will be 3 nights.  Some Special Dates will have restrictions on number of nights and arrival date.


    Is there a garden at the house?

    Yes, the lodge is surrounded by a lawned area.


    How many cars can I bring to the house?



    Is there parking on site?



    Is there outdoor furniture?



    Is there a tv?

    No, but there is a radio, board games, cards and plenty of books.


  • location

    Lismore Heritage Centre and Castle Gardens



    Phone: +353 58 54975

    Address: Lismore Heritage Centre, Lismore, Co Waterford, Ireland


    Waterford Glass Visitors Centre



    Phone: 353-51-33-2200

    Address: Cork Road, Co. Waterford, Ireland


    Mount Melleray Abbey



    Phone: +353 58 54975

    Address: Lismore Heritage Centre, Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland


    Glenshelane Forest Trail



    Phone: +353 (0)24 96 144

    Address: Cappoquin, Co. Waterford, Ireland


    Waterford County Museum



    Phone: +353 (0)58 45960

    Address: The Plaza, Dungarvan Shopping Centre, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland


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