LUISÍN, Castle Hill
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
A peaceful, romantic hideaway located in a tranquil coastal setting - breathtaking views of Slieve Foy mountain, Carlingford harbour and surrounding countryside. A little haven with a large living/dining room with fire/stove, leading to separate kitchen with small walled herb garden in yard. Large open landing upstairs leads to outdoor private balcony, double bedroom and bathroom with unrestricted views of mountain, forests, sheep grazing and medieval walls. Perfect for a single person, couple or couple with infant.
The perfect place to unwind after a stressful week. Calm, cosy, chilled out and full of charm and character, within walking distance of restaurants, hotels, walks, sailing and fishing.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||5 minute walk to harbour; 10 minute drive to beach|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: One hour from Dublin and Belfast, Nearest railway: 20 mins from Dundalk and Newry|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Large living/dining room with half door looking towards the harbour and fire/stove; table seating for 5; separate sunny kitchen with all mod cons; backdoor leads to small private walled herb raised garden; upstairs balcony seats five with views of mountain; Bedroom with double bed (100% white cotton bed linen); separate bathroom with shower. Travel cot in the property.
Storage heating and multi-fuel stove/fire in the property.
Fuel, kitchen condiments and cleaning goods are provided for short term stays only. Where the stay exceeds 3 nights, all provisions used by guests must be replaced. WiFi topped up for reasonable email usage.
Allergy free duvet and pillows available on request.
|Further details outdoors|
Located in the heart of historic medieval village, home of King John's Castle; outdoor sea swimming and indoor pool in nearby hotel with gym. Near marina with walks, cycling, sailing, watersports, mountain climbing, horseriding, traditional music, concerts in Carlingford village and award winning pubs and restaurants.
Small harbour beach within five minute walk. Golden beaches nearby within five miles.
On street parking available.
iDock in the property. WIFI topped up for reasonable email usage.
Adjacent to Greenore Golf Links, Slieve Foye Forest, Tain Way and Whitestown shore walks, Shelling Hill and Templetown beaches (blue flag) and located in medieval Carlingford village.
Indoor pool, jacuzzi and hot tub in hotel gym nearby.
The Province of Leinster region
The East Ireland / County Louth region
Carlingford is located on the east coast of Ireland in Co. Louth.
Should you wish to venture further afield, Dundalk and Newry are a 15~20 minute drive away. Enjoy a drive along the banks of the Lough and Newry Canal to The Quays and Buttercrane Shopping Centres in Newry. Dundalk has Ireland's largest indoor sports facility and ice-rink. A fun night at the dog racing track is promised with Ireland's first all-weather horse racing track.
County Louth and County Down (on the northern shore of the Lough) have a host of interesting towns, villages and attractions to be explored.
Plenty to do what ever the weather!
The Carlingford area - http://www.carlingford.ie/
Carlingford is an attractive, unspoiled and yet vibrant medieval heritage village nestled in the foothills of the Cooley mountains. A wonderful array of well preserved medieval buildings forms the centre of the town complimented by a diverse range of shops, restaurants and traditional pubs.
With music around every corner a friendly welcome and good craic awaits. With its own Good Food Circle, Carlingford is the gourmet centre of the region and is famous for producing the best oysters in Europe.
For the climber Slieve Foy, the highest mountain in Louth at the rear of the village is waiting to be climbed. For the walker Carlingford is on the legendary Tain Way - national way marked walking route covering a 40km circuit of the Cooley Peninsula. Cycling is an alternative way of enjoying the charms of the area.
The Cooley Peninsula offers excellent horse riding facilities that will have you saddled up and ready to
go in no time.
A bird watcher's paradise, Carlingford and The Cooley Peninsula are special protection areas for birds. With its varied landscape and habitats the area has interesting birds all year round.
Carlingford Lough and Dundalk Bay provide some of the best sea angling on the East Coast of Ireland with off-shore, rock and boat fishing on offer.
Golfing enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice. The peninsula offers two very challenging 18-hole courses at Greenore, a stone's throw from Carlingford and Ballymascanlon.
Hands on cookery courses with guest chefs or painting workshops with local or guest artists are to be enjoyed on a year round basis.
An innovative calendar of events, ranging from regattas, craft and food fairs, hill walking festivals, to Georgian banquets, takes place in Carlingford on an annual basis.
Adjacent to Greenore Golf Links, Slieve Foye Forest, Tain Way and Whitestown shore walks, Sheeling Hill and Templetown beaches (blue flag) and located in medieval Carlingford village.
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26 Nov 2014
"Wow Wow Wow 5 Stars"
My partner and I stayed at Luisin Fri 21 - Sun 23 Nov. Before we even got through the door we noticed the cottage was lit up and welcoming. The heating was on so it was very cosy. We lit the log bu… More
13 Oct 2014
We had a great stay in this cottage,it was perfect in every way,great location just 5 minutes from the excellent town of carlingford. Loved sitting on the balcony and taking in the view.it was so easy… More
30 Sep 2014
"Idyllic little cottage in a beautiful part of Ireland"
We had a fabulous stay at this gorgeous cottage in Carlingford in September 2014. When we arrived at the cottage we were greeted by some music playing, and some guides on what to do during our stay. T… More
29 Sep 2014
"Charming cottage - excellent location"
This lovely cottage is in an excellent location - only a 5 minute walk to the centre of Carlingford where all the bars and restaurants are. The cottage itself is charming with lots of original featur… More
17 Aug 2014
"Beautiful, restful and so welcoming. Loved it."
I had a wonderful three night break in this super little cottage. Cosy, clean, lovely balcony, sitting room, comfy comfy bed and every utensil you could need. The owner has thought of everything. I am… More
31 Jul 2014
"Quaint cottage and well located"
Carlingford was a nice surprise and Luisin a quaint cottage and well located. Great being able to pop out the door and walk into the village. For a small village it had an excellent musical concert … More
20 Jun 2014
We had an amazing stay at this cottage in May. It was the perfect for what we wanted - a few quiet low key days to finish off our Ireland/Scotland trip before heading back to the grind at home in Cana… More
12 May 2014
"perfect little cottage.."
this wee cottage is everything you will ever need in carlingford,cosy with a lot of character and beautiful mountain views and also alittle harbour,we had an amazing visit and shall be back at some st… More
18 Mar 2014
"blissfully romantic - cosy retreat"
We cannot recommend this sweet cottage enough, on opening the front door we were greeted by twinkling candelabra and gentle calming music playing. Everything (and more) was thoughtfully provided, th… More
Many thanks for your very kind and complimentary review. I know Pat makes every effort to make her guests feel as comfortable and at home as possible in Luisín ... whilst also adding a little touch of luxury where she can! So it is very rewarding to receive such kind words from our guests and to hear about their experiences in Luisín. Many thanks again and we hope to see you back in Luisín very soon!! Regards, Siubhán
12 Nov 2013
My wife and I drove from Belfast to Carlingford to stay in Luisin. The property is located on Castlehill and was easily found by taking the high road. Carlingford really is a beautiful place and the w… More
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