I want to live here...
It's just around the corner from the Tannery Restaurant on a very quiet street and is split over two buildings, the Townhouse proper and the Cookery School where we were shown to Room 10 by the very lovely Valerie who opened the door to reveal one of the nicest rooms I've ever stayed in. Our room was light, airy and very tranquil thanks to the soft grey painted walls, sleek accessories and an incredibly comfortable bed. I used to work in a Georgian house where my office was almost identical in height and space so it was wonderful to see how the room worked as a bedroom.
Gorgeous spacious bathroom
The bathroom was equally impressive - it was enormous with a full sized sash window and painted in the same colour as our bedroom. The towels were large and fluffy and the shower was ultra-powerful - what more could you want?
Now that's what I call breakfast
The Townhouse doesn't offer a full cooked breakfast, a fact which they make very clear on their website (although some people obviously can't read based on some of the petty comments on TripAdvisor). This suited us perfectly as we were heading to The Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore for lunch. To be honest, I'm a bit fussy about cooked breakfasts in hotels as they tend to be buffet style with dubious sausages, white tinged soggy rashers and plastic scrambled eggs with the exception of a few hotels who really take pride in what they serve their guests.
No worries at the Townhouse because we had a bag of beautiful raspberry muffins left on a hook outside our door, fruit, local apple juice, yoghurt & granola for our leisurely breakfast in our room. As we loaded the bags into the car, Valerie came over to make sure we enjoyed our stay and that everything was ok. OK? It was one of the nicest nights away we have ever had. We'll be back (sooner, rather than later!)