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Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co. Tipperary – A sense of place.

The Swiss cottage in country Tipperary is one of Ireland’s unsung treasures, it was built around 1810 and is a fine example of cottage ornΓ©, or ornamental cottage. It was originally part of the estate of Richard Butler, 10th Baron Cahir who married Emily Jefferys of Blarney , and the cottage was primarily used for entertaining day guests of the couple.

The cottage was designed by the architect John Nash, famous for designing many Regency buildings.

The cottage has been restored by the local group and the OPW and must be one of their most loved properties as the condition is just amazing.

If you are visiting county Tipperary this is a must see location !

Wiki link for John Nash

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7 responses

  1. Loved this series of photographs on the Swiss Cottage – a very beautiful place. Have a lovely weekend Nigel.

    June 4, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    • Hello Mary πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Thank you , I hope you have a great two days and enjoy summer time πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      June 4, 2015 at 5:41 pm

      • Same to you Nigel ~

        June 4, 2015 at 6:03 pm

  2. great photos. It looks very inviting in the sunshine.

    June 4, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    • Hello Joan πŸ™‚

      Thank you πŸ™‚

      Yes , this was last Sunday afternoon and we got some great sun between the summer showers πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      June 4, 2015 at 5:42 pm

  3. It would be difficult to find a qualified roofer to maintain that type of roof on the west side of the Atlantic…it is truly lovely.

    June 4, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    • Hi Alli πŸ™‚

      Yes I think these skills are getting harder to find all the time, its a shame because these places look so amazing πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      June 4, 2015 at 5:43 pm

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