Kilmore Quay holiday cottage rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access, balcony/terrace and walking

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  • Cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

Scar Bridge Cottage is a stylish restored and extended 200 year old cottage on private 3 acres. It is a convenient pretty base for Wexford Opera Festival and the area benefits from many sandy beaches , scenic Hook Head and plentiful award winning restaurants in and around the thatched fishing village Kilmore Quay together with the cosmopolitan town of Wexford. The property boasts 4 poster bed , another double bedroom and a third bedroom with 2 single beds ,open fire and landscaped gardens with terraces , orchard and lawned areas overlooking its own river. As a bonus the pretty stone stable is used as a summer games chill out room with stone courtyard. A lovely little wooden summer house is a sheltered corner from which to view the little fish jump in the river or play in the summer evenings on the top lawn !

Boules provided and great on the top lawn or gravel. The gardens wrap around the house and prompt games of hide and seek. With a corner for each hour ..the table and chairs on the top lawn are gorgeous for breakfast and the lower terrace beside the Bar BQ area offers shade in the warm afternoons. Move towards the house in the evenings and enjoy the outdoors with the fire pit toasting marshmallows or cooking on the coal BBQ

20 minutes Rosslare car ferry port , 15 minutes Wexford town , 2 hours drive from Dublin airport, 45 minutes Waterford airport. ideal as peaceful retreat , family beach holiday base , walking , fishing,golfing and bird watching, island cruises , harbour thrills , fishing charters , historic interest , excellent organic local produce providers , farmers market and fresh fish daily at the Quay.. Pony riding school for children just 400 metres away from the cottage.

There is an oil fired AGA at this property which ,may be turned off in the summer months as there is an electric oven grill hob alternative .The use of the AGA must be requested at time of booking and a fee will apply dependent on current oil prices

Wifi joined national broadband scheme in Sept 2023 bringing high speed fibre c 500mb speed to the cottage

This property is maintained to a high standard with weekly gardener/housekeeper and regular servicing of all equipment. The house is closed for 10 days each spring or autumn to be repainted weather dependent and to facilitate maintenance .please note guests are not provided with keys to French doors in tv room as previous guests have often left doors open and unlocked when away from the cottage .

For bookings of 2 weeks or more an optional mid term housekeeping service is offered at a charge of euro 100 to cover change bedlinen/towels and general cleaning of the property .This must be prebooked

Further details

English speaking caretaker or owner may be able to meet guests with keys and show the property. Security deposit . Pets are welcome but strictly not allowed upstairs. please ensure that pets are not allowed on furniture . Dry cleaning charges will be applied or deducted from security deposit if soft furnishings are damaged or stained.

or other damage in line with standard practice

weber charcoal bar b q available - nominal cleaning fee per week.

please give advance request notice and we'd love you to use it to enjoy the lovely grounds at this property !

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Owner Kate will give you advance local recommendations for beaches / pubs/ family activities / restaurants (local fish specialty and craft butcher supplied / michelin bib) local interest , day trips , fishing charters , boat trips to the Saltee Islands , local farmers market for home baking , organic produce , gourmet products, horse riding , sightseeing etc etc -so you can enjoy planning what you might like to see or do during your stay at Scar Bridge Cottage. We encourage you to LIKE our instagram facebook page Scar Bridge Cottage to keep up to date with local seasonal interest / activities/ amenities

Further details indoors

A charming property sleeping 6 between 3 bedrooms 1 kingsize bed , 1 double bed and 2 single beds , plus travel cot. The cosy cottage kitchen with dual aspect promotes leisurely breakfasts and entertaining dinners. Relax in the snug at the original stone fireplace with music system and selection of CD's or in the sunroom which boasts a vaulted ceiling with TV and dvd ( selection of dvds). The utility room is handy to store your fishing rods, beach paraphenalia and walking boots. downstairs wc. Upstairs the 3 cosy cottage bedrooms exude elegant cottage charm with 4 poster king size bed and wrought iron bedsteads. The rooms are lovely with deep window sills overlooking the river and country lane. The owners provide cotton bedlinen . A pretty bathroom with vaulted ceiling has bath / power shower. master bedroom with whb. Outside features restored stone stables for casual summer use and courtyard , a wooden riverside summerhouse and plentiful terraced and lawned areas. Plenty of space for quiet privacy , lawn games with family, messing about in the river. please prebook charcoal BBQ euro 15. Please brebook oil fired aga for which there is an additional fee as it is so oil thirsty . Firepit. Unlimited broadband at the property

Further details outdoors

The cottage sits on private 3 acres on a quiet country lane. Accessed over a stone bridge the cottage grounds are enhanced by the pretty river scar which runs through the grounds. The small river has been fenced off with gated access to a river walkway and steps to a wooden platform at the waters edge ideal for casual fishing , or relaxing . Size of river totally dependent on rainfall levels, dry summer months will leave it playfully knee deep! A wooden summer house sits on the river bank. Garden furniture/ chairs , seating 8 , is provided. BBQ and firepit The property provides ample secure parking for 4 cars. Ideal as a family holiday base or peaceful retreat.The orchard in the upper lawn has cooking and eating apples and the herb garden is also available for guests' use. deck chairs encourage peaceful afternoons in the dappled shade of the plentiful mature trees! The sittingroom looks onto south facing terrace. The French doors are generally kept locked please enquire with owner . Enjoy the charcoal BAR B Q available . small fee per week. Fire pit in garden
Charming bedrooms with 2 doubles and 1 twin, imagine this as your own holiday escape ...cosy snug to relax in with good music and a roaring fire , bright and light sittingroom with extensive DVD library. Kitchen with stone wall feature ,bespoke cabinets and dual aspect over country lane and herb garden. Convenient to an array of beautiful clean sandy quiet beaches

Please note this cottage is 200 years old . The walls are thick and Wi-Fi is strongest closest to the modem in the tv room .

There is a washing machine and a drying line in the garden for beach towels etc .

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3: Double Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Toilet Only

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

Hi , we usually arrange to meet you on arrival and are on hand should you have any problems! Other than that we are happy to be a call away but leave you to enjoy your holiday. Caretaker lives at next house on lane. Strictly no parties Damage deposit required No smoking in the house. Please respect the next guests and do not littler the garden or drop cigarette butts in the grounds To ensure highest hygiene standards in the house and grounds we now request that guest remove their refuse at checkout. there is a handy " pack a sack "machine in nearby Bridgetown euro8 for 3 black bags , located in the car park of the Centra convenience store
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Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
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This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: (£427.39) €500.00

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

We reserve the right to refuse admission without refund to guests who contravene Public Health Guidelines
We reserve the right to terminate booking without refund should guests cause damage to property
Renter 25yr +
Most Pets welcome but MUST pre request. Max 2. Please supervise
Checkout 10am. Checkin 4pm - late checkout may be available by prior request

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About the owner

Kate T.
Calendar updated:
14 Apr 2024

Years listed:
17

Based in:
Ireland
Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Nov 2006. Located in County Wexford, it has 36 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £681 to £1224.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 14 Apr 2024.
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Reviews

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36 reviews
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Andrea B

Relaxing getaway
Feb 2024

Thank you Kate for another relaxing weekend in this little gem As usual the place was perfect and I had the most relaxing time Andrea

Reviewed 10 Feb 2024

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Maeve H

Charming, comfortable home from home
Aug 2023

A gorgeous, charming extremely comfy cottage with absolutely stunning grounds. We went as a family with young children and it was absolutely perfect. The rooms are comfy, and there's no shortage… More 

Reviewed 29 Aug 2023

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Owner's reply:
Thank you so much for this truly lovely review. At the end of a very busy summer it is so heart warming to hear how well it suited your family holiday and we are thrilled you made such lovely memories - yes please do come again in winter when it is a cosy retreat :)

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Maeve S
Dublin, Ireland

Amazing Stay in a Stunning Country Cottage
Aug 2023

We had the most amazing stay in Scar Bridge Cottage. The house was really beautiful, and set on lovely grounds with huge enclosed garden. The location was perfect, close to lovely beaches & walks … More 

Reviewed 14 Aug 2023

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Owner's reply:
Thank you so much for this super feedback , we are delighted you enjoyed your trip so much and hope you return

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239charlottec

Absolutely wonderful
Jan 2023

What a wonderful start to our journey. Cottage is very well equipped and well located for sightseeing. The sun shone and no rain! Kates communication was amazing and we would definitely like to return… More 

Reviewed 28 Jan 2023

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Owner's reply:
Thank you so much it is really wonderful to hear how much you all enjoyed your stay with us

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N8668PNhazelm

Scar Bridge Cottage near Kilmore Quay
Aug 2022

Lovely, well equipped cottage that easily accommodated 6 adults. What makes this accommodation special is the absolutely stunning garden with its own stream. The location is perfect to explore this be… More 

Reviewed 7 Aug 2022

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Owner's reply:
Thank you so much we love to hear how much you all enjoyed your stay at our cottage . Hope to see you again

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Review 1-5 of 36

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36 reviews
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