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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
This beautiful home is located in the heart of Banbridge town, 30 minutes from Belfast and 12 miles from Newry. It has been beautifully furnished with all mod cons boasting extremely comfortable family sized accommodation. Golfers will enjoy Banbridge Golf Club with its 18 hole course and driving range. The Newry Canal Towpath is popular with walkers, cyclists and boaters with interesting places to stop and stories guaranteed to fascinate any traveller. Whether it be the important archaeological sites around Scarva, the extensive Linen history of Gilford and Tandragee, or, simply, the superb engineering of the canal, there will be something to intrigue every visitor..
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 250 yards.
Ground-floor: lounge, kitchen/diner, W.C.
First floor: 2 superking-size (each can divide into 2 singles), 1 with ensuite, single room, bathroom with shower over bath.
Electricity and oil central heating included, linen and towels included, welcome pack, cot, high chair, flat screen TV, Sky TV, DVD player, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fully enclosed garden, garden furniture, private off road parking. No pets.
FREE WI-FI is now available at Limewood!
Property is located near "The Outlet", a retail park that plays host to many restaurants and brand shops.
Perfect for visiting friends, shopping weekends, business trips or as a base for discovering/exploring beautiful South Down or Northern Ireland.
Transport to and from Belfast airports and ferries available on request.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Newcastle 32 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Belfast City 40 km, Nearest railway: Newry 23 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
About this location
The County Down region
County Down (named after its county town, Downpatrick) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland, situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland. Adjoined to the south-east shore of Lough Neagh, the county covers an area of 2,448 km², with a population of approximately 492,840 It is also one of the thirty-two traditional counties of Ireland, lying within the province of Ulster.
An area of County Down is known as the Brontë Homeland (situated between Rathfriland and Banbridge, where Patrick Brontë had his church), after Patrick Brontë (originally Brunty), father of Anne, Charlotte, Emily Brontë, and Branwell Bronte. Patrick Bronte was born in this region.
Saint Patrick is reputed to be buried at Down Cathedral in Downpatrick, reputedly alongside St. Brigid.
County Down is where, in the words of the famous song by Percy French, "The mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea", and the granite Mourne Mountains continue to be renowned for their beauty. Slieve Donard, at 849 m (2,785 ft), is the highest peak in the Mournes and in Northern Ireland. Another important peak is Slieve Croob, at 534 m (1,752 ft), the source of the River Lagan.
Places to Visit
The Banbridge District has a rich assortment of places to visit comprising mostly wonderful examples of the area's natural heritage sites. The most popular places to visit include:
F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio
Fergusons Irish Linen Centre
Newry Canal Towpath
Scarva Visitor Centre
Leisure and Sport
If you are searching for a place that offers a wealth of leisure pursuits and sport activities, then you will find what you are looking for in the Banbridge District. Every sports enthusiast whether your interests lie within the indoor or outdoor arena have a wide range of high quality pitches, playing fields and leisure facilities to choose from. The area also has a wide selection of park, play areas and open spaces for those who like less strenuous exercising or just want to soak up some sun. For cinema goers and theatre lovers, Banbridge's new, state-of-the art Iveagh Movie Studios offers the latest in movie attractions and arts entertainment.
Parks and Play Areas
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2 Dec 2014
"Nice house. Spacious & very clean."
House was spotless and well kitted out. I have a 2 year old and it had a cot bed and separate room. House had digital tv. Was stocked with tea, coffee, milk, all pots and pans, cutlery and glasses.
Couldn't want any more. Only slight let down was being informed that we could only push the 'hour' booster button for heating. It was the end of November and pretty cold. My wife and mother in law like a warm house, & expected as much for the price paid. If I had not worked out how to switch the heating on constant it would have been a much different trip. But the landlord is very accommodating and seems always at hand to provide a service or fix a problem if needed, so sure he would have resolved it if asked.
I would also request a second key as you have to lock the door when you go out. Can't lock the door with people in it when out late as it is a fire risk (escape & evacuation). Dead-lock is advised. I informed the owner who appreciated the feedback.
18 Nov 2014
"Highly recommended Peaceful getaway"
Our stay was absolutely wonderful, peaceful and comfortable. A great getaway from regardless of whether the trip is leisure or business. The place was top quality for self-catering, and all give of us enjoyed staying at Limewood (all facilities are provided so it is a home away from home). Pat the owner was a gentleman, most helpful and understanding as well and would always be there if any problem arises. We would highly recommend it and would definitely be back next time!
22 Apr 2014
"Fabulous accommodation spotless just like home"
We were greeted with a warm welcome the house was immaculate and spotless and in an ideal location this was our second time to stay here and we will definitely be back a home from home we highly recommend this house
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