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The Loft @ St Patrick's Hall

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Spacious living room with stunning views of Strangford Lough

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Magnificent views of Strangford Lough greet you from the balcony area of this top floor apartment in a converted Church Hall situated on the shore road in Portaferry. An exact copy of this building was reconstructed in the middle of Ballycultra town which is the focal point of the award winning Ulster Folk and Transport Museum in Cultra, Co Down.

It is a bright airy spacious apartment and combines character and charm with reclaimed wooden floors, exposed brickwork and stonewalls alongside a brand new fully equipped kitchen and utility room. There are 3 bedrooms each with their own en suite facilities.

- two of the bedrooms have kingsize (6 foot) beds and en-suite shower rooms. The third bedroom has twin beds with a bathroom with roll top bath across the corridor. There is a massive open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The sitting room area has large comfortable seating with some antique furniture, there is a large dining table to seat 6 people. The utility room has a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing and drying facilities. It has full central heating. There is a cot and high available free of charge. There are books for children and adults some ( magazines, monopoly and scrabble.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Cloghey 8 km
Will consider House swap
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Belfast City Airport 45 km, Nearest railway: Belfast Central station 45 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture King Beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The apartment is fully equipped for a comfortable stay. There is no need to bring toilet roll, washing up liquid, washing powder, dish washer tablets, salt, pepper, olive oil, sugar, tea, coffee etc as all are available in the apartment. Feel free to use anything in the kitchen, all we ask is that if anything runs out during your visit that you replace it before you leave if you can. There is a 4 ring ceramic hob, electric fan oven with grill, extractor fan, fridge and freezer. There is enough crockery, cutlery and glasses for 10 -12 people. There are plenty of pots, pans and cookware dishes, pyrex dishe, bowls etc. The apartment is fully cleaned with beds made up on your arrival, towels and kitchen linen supplied. The utility room has a washing machine, separate tumble dryer, iron, ironing board and clothes rack for hanging clothes to dry.

Further details outdoors

There is a balcony with sitting area. The balcony overlooks Portaferry marina and has direct views of Strangford Lough across to the national trust estate of Castleward where the popular series Game of thrones is filmed. Views extend along the shore of the lough to Scrabo tower in the distance to Newtownards (weather permitting!). Within walking distance of the apartment is Exploris- northern irelands only aquarium (CLOSED FOR REPAIRS Summer 2015), the Portaferry Hotel- great for lunch and Guinness!, coffee shops (try fantastic homemade cakes in CRAFTY CAKES in the Courtyard),a bakers, butchers, off licence, sweet shop also selling ice cream cones, craft shop (seasonal opening only), a Spar shop. The village has shops to keep you supplied with all you need for the duration of your stay.

Further details

The apartment is available for rent from January to December each year. Throughout the year we can accommodate arrivals on any day of the week (if available) and for any duration of stay - from mini breaks (2 NIGHTS MINIMUM STAY) up to 30 days (maximum stay). The apartment is tidy and clean with beds made up for your arrival and we appreciate that all visitors leave the apartment clean and tidy on departure. Wifi is via a portable pay as you go modem that allows up to 5 devices to connect at once- if you require internet access please let us know in advance. If you are a BT internet customer WiFi can be accessed via Openzone. A COT and HIGHCHAIR and STAIRGATE are available at no extra cost. Parking is on the street directly outside the apartment- there are always spaces available, there is no private parking.

The County Down region

Strangford Lough is Northern Ireland's only Marine Nature reserve and is wonderfully rich in sealife and bird life. It is also and an area of out standing natural beauty. Seals, porpoise, thousands of overwintering birds, nesting terns are just some of the inhabitants

The human history of the area can be traced back 9000 years to when the first Mesolithic settlers arrived.


There are many places to visit around the lough-the national trust properties of Rowallane, Castleward and Mountstewart and Kearney Village, also Killard and Ballyquintin coastal reserves. The beautiful Mountains of Mourne are within an hours drive. Portaferry has an aquarium -Visitor attractions include Delamont Country Park near Killyleagh, Exploris – one of Europe’s largest aquaria and seal sanctuary, tower houses, Enjoy visits to Down County Museum in Downpatrick and the newly opened Wildfowl and Wetland Trust centre at Castle Espie on the lough shore. There are also many fine sandy beaches to enjoy.

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      • 6 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:29 Aug 2015

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