Murphy's Cottage - Kilkeel - County Down - Northern Ireland
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- 2 bedrooms to sleep 4
- double bedroom
- twin bedroom
- bathroom with bath and overhead shower
- open fireplace
- tv (cd/stereo/dvd available on request)
- living room has attractive views across Mourne mountains to the Irish Sea
- fully equipped kitchen featuring a Belfast sink
- dining table
- electric cooker, four hobs and oven
- fridge and microwave
- washing machine (use of tumble dryer on request)
- iron and ironing board
- washing line
- ample parking for 2 cars
- property looks out onto communal green
- cottage is set in its own secured garden
- travel cot and high chair available on request
- pets by arrangement, charge
View a full list of cottages at Hanna's Close
Murphy’s cottage is a restored cottage built in the early 1900s. It was restored in the late 1990s to provide NITB 3 star self-catering accommodation as part of the Mountains of Mourne Country Cottages project.
The cottage has been restored with care to maintain the character and key historical features such as sash windows, half doors and an open fireplace. The cottage is situated approximately 1 mile from the edge of the Mourne mountains with panoramic views across the Mourne countryside down to the Irish Sea. Murphy's cottage is a short distance from the other cottages at Hanna's Close.
The area which stretches between the Mourne Mountains and the Irish Sea is known as the Kingdom of Mourne and has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
It’s safe, quiet environment makes Murphy’s a great place for children to explore and a great base for family holidays. It is ideally situated to enable you to take advantage of the wide range of activities offered in the local area. These include horse riding, walking, cycling, and a wide range of outdoor activities that can be accessed through three local outdoor centres. A number of beautiful clean, safe beaches are located nearby and there are also many family friendly restaurants and cafes in the area.
Licensed anglers can take some time out to enjoy fishing opportunities in the Kilkeel River at Hanna’s Close or in the nearby Whitewater River, while others may want to take advantage of the wide range of golf courses available in the local area, such as Royal County Down in Newcastle, Kilkeel Golf Course in Mourne Park and Warrenpoint Golf Course. Our quiet, winding roads make ideal cycle routes and provide a great way to view the beautiful Mourne countryside. The local area is also great for walking, whether it be in the beautiful scenery of the surrounding mountains, through magical local forests and meandering country roads or along the many stretches of seashore that adorn our stunning coastline.
Three miles from Murphy’s, at the mouth of the Kilkeel river lies the fishing port of Kilkeel, the main shopping and business centre of Mourne. The town of Newcastle is approximately a 30 minutes journey by car, as is the city of Newry. A number of popular cultural events take place in the local area throughout the summer months, such as the Blues in the Bay festival in Warrenpoint, the Fiddlers Green festival in Rostrevor and the Herring Gutters festival in Newcastle and a wide variety of both outdoor and indoor activities are available in Kilkeel and neighbouring towns, all year round.
Nearest Village: Kilkeel 1.5 miles Beach: Cranfield Beach 15 - 20 minute drive Golf Course: Kilkeel Golf Club approx 3 miles
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25% deposit secures booking with balance payable 6 weeks prior to arrival.
- check in 4pm, check out 11am
- rental Saturday to Saturday or by special arrangement
- full terms and conditions of booking available on request
- linen/towels supplied free of charge
- electricity included
- central heating included
- initial supply of solid fuels for fires & stoves
What's Not Included
- £5 per night per dog
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Mountains of Mourne Country Cottages Ltd
(028) 4 uk
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Property listed here since: May 2008
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