Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Wake up to birds singing and the blue green waters of the Bay glistening in the morning light. Walk along the seashore to 13th century Tintern Abbey. Over the river, a wonderful ancient bridge leads to the church and holy well. A short stroll along a magical woodland path will unexpectedly reveal the magnificent old Abbey, suddenly appearing through the oak and beech trees. Explore the attractive landscape, the mountains and coastline, its pretty villages and historic sites. Hook Lighthouse is the oldest in the world, exhilarating on a wild and windy day when the waves are as high as the lighthouse, beautiful when the breeze is light and the sea a shimmer of light . Discover the unspoilt natural beauty of County Wexford, the best area in the country for bird watching with its wildfowl reserve and off-shore bird sanctuary. There are plenty of activities, including hill ?walking, coastal walks, mountain biking, hang-gliding, fishing and pony trekking. Nearby is Kilmore Quay, a quaint fishing village with a row of thatched cottages, a harbour and marina. You'll see lots of fishing boats tied up and can enjoy seafood in the local pubs. The cottage has easy access to all amenities, including excellent restaurants. If you prefer to dine al fresco there is a private garden with amazing sea views. Ideal location for touring the South East Waterford only 15 miles away via a car ferry. Miles & Miles of sandy beach's also now open to the public the famous Loftus House with daily tours.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bannow Bay 50 m|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Waterford 63 km, Nearest railway: Wexford 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Spacious, light, airy cottage. Its large lounge has a lovely open fire. Wood floors throughout. Clean and comfortable with all modern amenities for a perfect stay.
|Further details outdoors|
Gravelled garden with furniture overlooking Bannow Bay - perfect for al fresco dining!
Plenty of parking and space.
The South East Ireland region
Situated on the banks of the beautiful Bannow Bay with miles of beautiful sandy beach's to find a different beach a day.
There's nothing too hurried, nothing too hectic in this laid-back corner of Ireland's sunny south east, but instead the county is blessed with lots of cosy picturesque villages, a wide range of birdlife, fascinating castles, abbeys and country houses and, of course, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world at Hook Head. Our location is great for touring the south east wexford 15 miles Waterford 15 miles via car ferry at ballyhack.
Welcome to the Sunny South East!
On the west shore of Bannow Bay in Co. Wexford, is Tintern Abbey, once one of the most powerful Cistercian foundations in the South East. Other places of interest include the Dunbrody Historic Emigrant Ship at New Ross and Duncannon Fort.
With luscious valleys and hills, Wexford is ideal for walking and cycling. The Wexford Coastal Path is particularly stunning area to take in. You can enjoy a burst of fresh sea air with a beautiful coastal golf course like St Helen's Bay or else head more inland with elegant, undulating courses like Faithlegg.
The John F Kennedy Aboretum is dedicated to the memory of the US president, this lovely parkland, forest and garden is beautifully designed with over 4,500 trees from all over the world.
Kilmokea Gardens covers an area of seven acres, these lovely gardens encompass formal walled gardens and are rich with design features including an Italian loggia and “old-English” style herbaceous border.
Learn windsurfing, kayaking and sailing at the Rosslare Watersports Centre, explore haunting shipwrecks off the coast with the Pierhouse Dive School, or try some leisurely cruising at the beautiful Kilmore Quay Marina.
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16 Jun 2013
"Perfect for our family."
This was just what we needed. Stunning views, a great location. Several noisy but very friendly dogs, a puppy, and a cat, which made our 4 and 8 year olds holiday. The cottage was a bit lacking if … More
31 Mar 2013
"We had a very very good time!"
We had lovely holidays in this cottage during Halloween break 2012.The owners were charming, very welcoming, they offered the kids to see the cows being milked, which children loved. They even gave us… More
Thank you for the great review we were really delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Our esb, heating oil,& gas for 30 euro for a week is a bargin! When you see the bills we receive for the house. As you are free to put heating on and off as you wish and if you put €30 worth in the tank and had it on all week it would not last, that is not even talking about esb or gas we like to be fare and give value for your money and I do think you got that. I really appreciate your great comments best wishes.
26 Oct 2012
Lovely secluded rural location adjacent to the owners farm, surrouded by fields and lovely views across Bannow Bay. You can hear the warbling of the birds on the water in the evening and in the morning which was very relaxing. We found the owners very helpful and on hand when we needed assistance. The only slight issue we had was finding it - its not actually that difficult - just that we didnt check until the last minute and found out there were no real directions on the description. That said, you can always ask the locals - they were more than happy to try and help and direct us. The cottage was lovely and just as you would expect an Irish cottage to be with a roaring fire to sit round in the evening. Its exactly as you see in the pictures. Would definitely recommend for most people and we would go back.
2 Sep 2012
"Incredible Irish Hospitality!"
We spent three weeks at the Roche's farm and from the moment of arrival to our tearful goodbye we were greeted daily by genuine hospitality, wonderful ideas for day trips, and a lovely setting. I… More
30 Jun 2012
"A Most Relaxing Holiday."
Clonmines, Bannow Bay an unspoilt part of South County Wexford. We received a warm welcome on arrival. The House was very spacious and comfortable with a lovely view of Bannow Bay. This is the family holiday where you just want to chill out and relax.If, you want to take a few day trips you are very central for that. I am into photography and this part of Ireland is paradise. Overall a great holiday.
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