Australian travellers have the luck of the Irish on their side this Saint Patrick’s Day with these delightful houses and loveable pets available to look after for under $130.
The home of vast landscapes, medieval castles, whitewashed cottages and not to mention Guinness, there’s no better way to spend Saint Patrick’s Day than by planning your next trip to the Emerald Isle.
TrustedHousesitters.com is a global network that connects homeowners with caring, verified pet sitters who offer their services for free in return for accommodation. For this Saint Paddy’s Day we have gathered the very best accommodation available in Ireland.
A TrustedHousesitters.com membership costs just $129 annually and allows travellers to stay in beautiful properties all over the world – including Ireland – where they can celebrate the Feast of Saint Patrick.
Does riding a horse on a deserted beach sound like your Saint Patrick’s Day dream come true? Then look no further than this house, located on a hill, overlooking the Saltee Islands with ample beaches, forest trails and whitewashed lighthouses situated a stone throw away. Enjoy all this while getting plenty of pup love by the two house dogs you will care for during your stay.
This scenic cottage, located in artistic Thomastown, lets you wind down alongside the riverbank with the added perks of receiving cuddles from the two fluffy pooches, Pip and Coco. Take the dogs on a stroll into the lively town or even visit the close by an ancient castle in this medieval city.
Located just four kilometres away from the picturesque village of Malahide and only a 30-minute car ride from Dublin, this authentic farm house is the perfect base for your Irish sojourn. And what’s even better? You get to take care of not one, but four playful and inquisitive Bengal cats.
Only a 10-minute stroll to the stunning seashore of Westport, this modern family home offers a large, sunny bedroom with an en suite bathroom. Nestle up on the comfy couch after a brisk walk along the rugged beaches and enjoy the company of the four cuddly cats that live there.
For those wanting an authentic Irish experience, look no further than this charming country house located in historical market town Roscrea in County Tipperary. All guests need to do is look after two cats, two dogs and two donkeys and this idyllic house is yours for the weekend.
If a country house is not your pick, then this detached bungalow in Southern Tipperary might be! Positioned on a rural road on the base of a wooded hillside, bordering the Vale of Aherlow near the Galtee Mountain range, this stay is the perfect choice for the nature lover. Take the two playful house dogs on a track or hike along one of the many trails in the area.
In the charming Irish village Rathcoole is where you find this quaint home which has the rolling Dublin hills on your very doorstep. Spend Saint Patrick’s Day biking and hiking the scenic countryside of Ireland while upon your return receive some well-deserved cuddles by adorable house cat Ava.
If you are a true animal lover, then look no further than this charming cottage located only a short drive to Charlestown village. Located in rural Ireland, this countryside pearl is home to two pigs, two pet goats, two dogs, a cat and chickens who all love getting lots of attention.