About this listing
Relax & enjoy swimming, fishing, walking & panoramic ocean views from your private sun porch. Only 2 min walk to our beautiful unspoiled sandy beach. Discover the historic sites in this area, see where the Norman's first landed or simply chill out.
Feeling burnt out? This is the place to come to chill out, relax and fuel up again! Enjoy the tranquility of this 2 bedroom apartment, tastefully furnished and decorated with stylish simplicity. Gaze out and soak up beautiful panoramic ocean views from Kilmore Quay to the Hook Head Lighthouse from your private sun porch. Barbecue your freshly caught fish overlooking the sea. Enjoy a drink at the local pub next door and step back in time. Or just go walking and swimming along this unspoiled sandy beach and coastline. Children are very welcome!
Kitchen/dining room/sitting room with fully equipped kitchen including fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, Coffee maker, table and 4 chairs (extra chairs available), two-seater couch.
Sun Porch with futon, table, chair. Enjoy great ocean views and afternoon sun.
Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with bunk bed (double and single).
TV Room with three-seater couch, free-to-view Satellite TV and DVD player. Over 200 DVD's available to borrow for all ages!
Bathroom with shower, WC and WHB.
Interaction with Guests
I live with my German wife Conny and my 2 children Shane (16) and Fiona (14) right next door in the main house and are available to answer your questions at any time. We love meeting new people and making them feel welcome and at home, yet we absolutely will respect their privacy.
This beautiful part of Ireland is not only steeped in history, but also enjoys great traditional Irish music. Plus we do get the highest level of sunshine here :)!
There are great activities to choose from including shore fishing, deep sea angling, swimming, walking, bird watching, horse riding, whale watching, pony-trekking, pottery classes and much more.
Carrig-on-Bannow village with 2 pubs, a take-away, church, village shop and post office is only 2 miles away.
Nearby points of interest:
Bannow Bay Peninsula, ideal for bird watching and well known for its natural beauty, nice sandy beaches and historic Norman sites - 5 mins
Ballyteige Burrow and Kilmore Quay Fishing Village with its colorful marina, traditional fishing harbor, pubs and restaurants. Visit the uninhabited Saltee Islands from here, very popular with birdwatchers - 15 mins
Hook Peninsula, ideal for walkers and bird watchers with its beaches, fishing villages and the oldest operating lighthouse in the world - 30 mins
Baeginbun Beach, the Normans landed here in 1169 - 20 mins
Wexford Town, a quaint seaside town with many attractions including its world renowned annual Opera Festival and many great restaurants & bars - 30 mins
Passage East Car Ferry to Waterford – 30 mins, Rosslare Euro Port – less than 1hr , Dublin Airport - 2.5 hrs
Other interesting sites in close proximity:
Tintern Abbey, Dunbrody Famine Ship and John F. Kennedy Park and Arboretum , Duncannon Fort, Johnstown Castle & Agricultural Museum, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, The National Heritage Park, multiple Golf Courses, Curracloe Beach.
It is a necessity to have your own car or hire a car since daily rural public transport is pretty much lacking. We do offer our guests the use of our 2 bikes (children's bikes can also be organized). The nearest corner shop is 2 miles away, the nearest supermarket in Wellingtonbridge is 5 miles, from where you can catch daily buses to several major cities including Dublin.
Other Things to Note
My wife Conny also speaks German!
A selection of wet suits, body boards and DVDs are available.
We are a family run business and enjoy peace and tranquility. Anti-social behavior, late/loud parties/gatherings that might interfere with others is not encouraged.
No smoking inside please!
About the Host, Brian
I have lived and worked as an independent contractor for over 25 years in San Francisco and moved back with my German wife Conny and two children to my birthplace in Cullenstown Strand over 9 years ago. I am owner of Brian Wallace Auctioneer and Estate Agency in Wellingtonbridge.
We are pretty easy going people who love to travel and to meet new people.