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Overview

Two and a half miles from Our Ladys Island in a peacful lane leading to a beach and tidal lagoon, this delightful holiday home is perfect for bird watchers and nature lovers. It is attractively furnished and decorated and has a very large garden and decking terrace, a pond and wilderness area. This scenic area boasts numerous interesting attractions including the Wexford National Heritage Park, the Saltee Islands, Hook Lighthouse and Kilmakee Garden. Golf, fishing, diving, riding and boat trips are all available locally Lounge, kitchen/diner, utility room, bathroom with separate shower, bath, toilet and basin. 4 bedrooms, 2 double, 1 with en-suite shower, toilet and basin, 1 single and 1 childs bunk. There are shops, pubs and restaurants within 1.5 miles. The services are oil central heating, woodburner in lounge, initial supply of fuel provided. Bed linen also provided. There is a large garden terrace, garden furniture and off road parking for 2 cars. Up to 2 pets are welcome. This area is a well-known place of Pilgrimage. A nice walk is around the actual island. Note the ruin of the original Church - it is regarded as having a greater lean that the Tower of Pisa. Ladys Island is also a well known bird watching area so do not be surprised if on your travels you come across the many bird watchers who visit this area. One rare bird sighting is followed by a phone call to the bird watchers phone line and then you will notice a huge influence of bird watchers. If you notice this be sure and ask what bird has been sighted - you may be lucky yourself.

Wexford
This town is well worth seeing and is laden with very nice coffee shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. For the ladies it has plentiful boutiques, which are as good as any in the high street

Golf courses locally
St Helens Bay
Rosslare 12 hole course
Wexford golf club
New Ross golf club
Enniscorthy golf club

To name but a few - St Helens Bay Golf and Country Club welcome green fees and is approximately 15 minutes drive away - dont forget to dine in their newly renovated club house, children are catered for. There are also tennis courts there and the beach is fantastic

Summary:

Detached house for 5/7 close to beach, sea lagoon and special area of conservation. Close also to golf

Facilities

Property type: Country house

Room details

Bedrooms:

4 bedrooms, sleeps 7

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed, En Suite
Bedroom 2: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 3: 1 Single bed
Bedroom 4: 1 Single bed

Additional beds:
Seats:
Room for 6 in the dining area
Room for 6 in the living area
Bathrooms:
2 bathrooms, 2 Separate WC's

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
CD player
Radio
TV Languages in Local
Heating and air con:
Central heating
Open fire
Household:
Clothes drier
Cooker
Crockery
Cutlery
Dishwasher
Fridge
Freezer
Glassware
Iron / board
Kettle
Microwave
Oven
Pots / pans
Toaster
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Other:
Parking
Private garden
Sea view
Extra information (This is a beautiful new modern dormer bungalow. It is very tastefully decorated ensuring plenty of natural light. As well as the bedrooms mentioned it also has a large kitchen with a separate utility room. This is very much a home from home. Regardless of the weather there is nothing cosier than coming into a warm house with a wood burning stove keeping everyone warm)

Suitability

Suitable for
Pets (Please keep under control at all times as this is a farming community, also please limit to tiled kitchen)

Sports and activities

Boat Hire
Climbing
Cycling
Fishing
Flying
Golf
Horse Riding
Mountain Biking
Sailling
Scuba Diving
Skiing
Sports Center
Swimming
Tennis
Water Skiing
Wind Surfing

Sights and attractions

Historic Site
Museum
Shopping
Theatre
Theme Park
Zoo
Cinema

Prices and availability

Last updated 03.02.2012


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Location

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Nearby:
  • Nearest beach: 15km
  • Nearest restaurant: 15km
  • Nearest supermarket: 15km
  • Rosslare Ferry Port: 20km
  • Wexford Town: 14km
  • World famous Lobster Pot: 5km
  • Waterford: 40km

Reviews

4 out of 4 people recommend staying here

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Stayed Saturday 05 August 2006
On arrival we found the house to be quite big and modern but with a cosy feel set in pretty manicured landscaped gardens across a country road from a nature reserve and natural coastline. Im sad to say that there were a few things that let this beautiful house down - the bed linen and lack of pillow and mattress protectors plus We also found the crockery and cooking utensils to be soiled along with the dishwasher and oven also there is a huge decking area but no table or chairs just 2 wooden loungers. But once we had cleaned up etc we had a fantastic time we even spotted a whale just off the coastline. We found the Lobster Pot PH not to be child friendly (after 5pm) so we took our custom down to The Heights restaurant (by the pitch and putt/Golf) the food is superb and reasonably priced the staff are very friendly and helpful plus its child friendly at all times. The beaches at Carne and St Margarets are beautiful and Our Lady's Island is a lovely little village with friendly people. There were 6 of us and we paid around £700 stirling for 2 weeks which is very reasonable compaired to some holiday cottage prices so once we got past the initial clean up we had a fantastic time and found this to be quite a bargin holiday for such a beautiful house in such a beautiful setting.
Owner reply:

Unfortunately due to having been let down badly by my caretaker I have no option but to cease taking any further bookings for this property until I find someone reliable and trustworthy

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Stayed Sunday 09 July 2006
We had a lovely stay! The cottage was very comfortable and the owners very welcoming. In fact, they went out of their way to make us feel welcome and cared for during our stay. The house and gardens were beautiful and well maintined. The house was very cozy and in good condition. We felt quite at home there. We loved the remote location, being just a short walk from the beach, and also found it to be a great central location for various day trips. We would definitely recommend this property and would return again in a heartbeat!
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Overall the property was very good. The house was comfortable and very clean. The house was advertised as having central heating. However, after two days the heating did not work. We had elderly relatives with us , and it was uncomfortable for them. The house was also advertised as having a dishwasher. Technically it did have a dish washer, but it wasnt functional. There were no chairs for the deck and this was disappointing as it was a beautiful deck. Finally, something basic like a coffeemaker was missing. We like our coffee!
Owner reply:

Reply by owner - Central heating - the renters were shown how to use it but had it switched to constant off, hence no heating. Fuel had been left to light the stove. Dishwasher - renters had been told in advance that it needed to be nudged on, obviously there is a fault with it which was discovered just before their arrival and is being looked into. The deck area is as seen in photos - this can be a very windy area, hence the windfarm and everything just blows away, including clothes lines, the patio door is very large and the table and inside chairs can be and have been taken outside. A coffee maker is not provided and is not listed as being provided.

After 2 years and having been completely let down by my caretaker I have decided to put my home up for availability again. This time I will personnally be doing the changeover ensuring no problems like before - my caretaker had personal problems. On weekends where it will be impractical for me to do the changeover due to other committments I will not be making this house available for letting, sorry if this disappoints but it is the only way I can ensure that the house is prepared properly to my standards.
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The house is modern and clean. There is loads of room, it would easily accommodate two families. The area is gorgeous with great walks around Carnsore Point by the sea. One evening on the Point we saw an owl swoop by looking for his supper and a seal followed us along the coast. Magical! Very friendly and interesting neighbours too! Recommended.

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Joined: May 2006