Situated in Co Wicklow, Arklow has a wonderful maritime history and a beautiful natural setting between the Avoca river, the Wicklow mountains and the sea - the award winning Blue Flag Brittas Bay is just a 15 minute drive away whilst the local beach is just around the corner.
Visit beautiful gardens at Powerscourt and Mount Usher, wonderful ancient sites such as Glendalough or Russborough House or just wander around the local town for some character, music, fishing or golf. Arklow Golf course is a unique 18 hole links course about 10 minutes from the apartment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Arklow South Beach 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dublin 60 km, Nearest railway: Arkow 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The large living room is very comfortable with a lovely picture window overlooking the boats on the river. The sitting area includes TV and DVD facilities to entertain you and there is a fully fitted kitchen are to the side beside a large dining table to accomodate everyone staying.mealtimes.
The garden area outside is enclosed and peaceful and the development has many Tidy Towns awards over the years. Originally the site was a boatyard, so you can watch the boats launching on the slipway outside the electric gates.
|Further details outdoors|
Anchor Mews is an apartment in a private gated development of townhouses and apartments so it offers security, privacy and peaceful surroundings. The greens are beautifully maintained and each car space is numbered according to the unit you select.
Arklow is an active town - in fact it was, in its day, one of the busiest ports in Ireland and a renowned centre for boat building and sea fishing as well as having a fine tradition in the pottery industry.
Situated on the River Avoca, the N11 road and the Dublin/Rosslare rail line, Arklow is an excellent base for exploring County Wicklow and neighbouring counties. The town is a good base from which to explore the Vale of Avoca to the east and the glorious sandy beaches of Brittas Bay to the north. The beautiful Clogga Beach is situated about 6.5km by road south of Arklow Town.
Arklow has an attractive main street with ornate lighting and a charming riverside walk. The fishing village character is still evident in an area called ”The Fisheries” and the port still boasts a sizeable fleet of fishing boats. The imposing St Saviours’ Church, impressively floodlit at night, dominates the high ground of the town. Markets, cafes and festivals take place celebrating music, sport, wildlife and poetry.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Arklow will take place on Saturday 17th March starting at Super Value at 3pm. Floats to asemble at 2pm. The parade will go down Abbey Street, Lower Main St. and up Main Street. Viewing stand will be located at the Courthouse.
Next play called Philadeliphia, here I Come by Brian Friel. Dates: May 8th, 9th, 10th & 11 2012
Venue: St. Mary’s College Arklow
Garden festivals and music festivals throughout June July and August. Golf discounts currently available.