The Bait House is a very comfortable ,newly modernised holiday home. The building dates back to 1850 when it was used by local fishermen to repair and dry their nets.
It sits in a unique position in Portpatrick, looking over the harbour and village from the front and to Donaghadee on the Irish east coast from the rear.
The property offers a spacious living area upstairs equipped with a multi-fuel burning stove. Also upstairs is an open plan kitchen with breakfast bar which takes full advantage of all seascapes and harbour outlooks.
The property has 2 twin rooms and a master bedroom with king size bed and en suite plus family bathroom.
The house has been furnished to a high standard throughout and will provide a relaxing comfortable base to enjoy the local amenities.
The Bait House will suit anyone longing for a taste of tranquil village life, a relaxing retreat plus a wealth of activities and amenities at their fingertips whilst offering access to the great outdoors!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Will consider||House swap|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Prestwick 70 km, Nearest railway: Stranraer 15 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Single Beds (4), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The property is heated from a mixture of a multi-fuel stove,electric storage and convector heaters. The Wi-Fi is provided free of charge and does not form part of the contract. The smart TV provides access to all your net based based TV services such as Netflix. Please remember to bring your account details.
|Further details outdoors|
French doors and newly fitted balconies maximise the stunning views both sides of the property. There is a communal picnic area at the rear of the house overlooking the Irish Sea. Free car parking is less than 20 yards from the front door.
Dumfries and Galloway offers something for everyone from nature reserves to day trips to Northern Ireland.
Some places of interest to visit-
Galloway Forrest Park- covers 150,000 acres of stunning scenery and the best star gazing skies in the U.K.
Mull of Galloway Lighthouse and Tearoom- Scotland's most southerly point..and home baking!
Port Logan Fish Farm , Newton Stewart and Castle Douglas (shopping) are all with easy reach for day trips.
Portpatrick,often acknowledged as the regions jewel in the crown, hosts a variety of pleasant distractions to make to your stay special.
The village of Portpatrick boasts it's own beach only yards from the house plus secluded coves and bays within a few minutes walk. For those with cars there are even more beauty spots up and down the penisula.
Local activities such as Golfing ( both 9 and 18 hole holiday courses),putting green,tennis,bowling,fishing are literally on your doorstep.
Curling (Winter) and indoor swimming pool are a short drive away in Stranraer.
Excellent choice of pubs and restaurants are less than 3 mins walk so you can leave the car and no need for taxi's for that wee night out.
Lifeboat week in August and the Portpatrick Folk Festival are always lively but with a very laid back and friendly atmosphere and well worth attending!
The house is also at the starting point of the Southern Upland Way to blow away the cobwebs along the picturesque coastal path.