An Radhairc - Rostrevor - County Down - Northern Ireland
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- 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 5
- double bedroom
- twin bedroom
- single bedroom
- bathroom - shower, toilet & basin
- conservatory/sun room to front of house with views of Slieve Martin
- living room with feature fireplace and views of Slieve Martin, tv & vcr
- kitchen with dining for six
- electric oven & hob fridge
- freezer & microwave
- washing machine & tumble dryer
- iron & ironing board
- travel cot & highchair available on request
- bed linen provided free of charge
- central heating included
- patio area to rear, enclosed garden
- garage to side of house
- non smoking
- pets welcome by prior arrangement only
An Radhairc provides panoramic views of the adjacent Mourne Mountains with forest clad Slieve Martin displaying the famed Cloughmore Stone.
Gaelic legend claims this 'big stone' was thrown from Co Louth, across Carlingford Lough, by the great Irish warrior Cuchulain, to rest at the top of Slieve Martin.
An Radhairc lies within walking distance of Carlingford Lough, Kilbroney Park and its Fairy Glen and amenities. It is also within a short distance of St Bronaghs ancient Church and graveyard, where the ruins of her monastery and holy well, and offers the perfect location to explore the Mourne region.
Kilbroney Forest Park Rostrevor: (beside) - A huge expanse of scenic woodland and Public Park providing riverside walks, football pitches, Tennis Courts, barbecue, picnic and children’s play areas and restaurant.
Carlingford Lough: George Bernard Shaw summed it well in declaring Carlingford Bay as "more beautiful than the Bay of Naples and nature has smiled kindly on it".
Cranfield Bay: (6 miles East. A2) - Nearest sandy beach - blue flag quality – suitable for swimming and water activities.
Silent Valley Reservoir: (15 miles North) - Harnessed as a reservoir to capture the sparkling waters cascading from the surrounding Mournes and supplying domestic water to Belfast. The valley features a three-mile scenic trek to enable access to the spectacular Dam and Mourne Wall. Public entry is by foot or shuttle bus.
Castlewellan Forest Park: (22 miles away) - Nature walking, fishing, canoeing, Maze. Downpatrick & Co Down Railway: (34 miles away) – 3km of track – the only full size railway museum operating steam and diesel locomotives.
Down County Museum - Located in the restored Old County Gaol of Down. Relates the Rebellion of 1798 (United Irishmen) Many were imprisoned and hanged there – the most renowned being Russell – “the man from God knows where” Armagh Planetarium: (28 miles away) World famous astronomical forum.
Armagh Cathedrals: Both deserve a visit to experience their history, design and architecture. Built among the seven hills, each is the seat of Arch Bishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland for their respective Catholic and Church of Ireland faiths. Just inside the door of the Protestant Cathedral the visitor can view the resting place of Brian Boru, the last High King of Ireland. “it bears in the heart of its bosum the ashes of Brian Boru”.
Cottage's GPS Location: IJ 187
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£100 deposit cheque secures booking with balance payable 6 weeks prior to arrival.
- check in 4pm, check out 11am or by prior arrangement
- rental Saturday to Saturday or by special arrangement
- linen/towels supplied free of charge
- central heating included
What's Not Included
- electricity at extra charge
Reviews submitted by users of IrishCottagesDown.com:
Fantastic! review by aisling & stephen
We have three children, they loved the cottage, garden and Rostrevor itself and we did too!
This was our third time back and we will be back next year! :)
Date of stay 06.07.13
Travelled With: Family with young children
Would you recommend this accommodation to a friend? Yes
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Denis & Josephine Higgins
+ 951 intl
+ 353 872 646 415 intl
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Property listed here since: Nov 2009
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