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Powescourt House and Gardens is five minutes away
Countryside 2 bed flat Enniskerry

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2 bedrooms

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Two bedroom house at edge of Powerscourt estate in beautiful Enniskerry; a short walk from the waterfall. Own entrance and garden, stunning countryside location featured in PS I Love You and Vikings. Heaven for walkers; on the 80 mile Wicklow Way.
This accomodation has just been refurbished so some photos are still not updated. This also accounts for bookings cancelled in early summer which appear in our reviews

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Two bedroom house at edge of Powerscourt estate in beautiful Enniskerry; a short walk from the waterfall. Own entrance and garden, stunning countryside location featured in PS I Love You and Vikings. Heaven for walkers; on the 80 mile Wicklow Way

Beautiful countryside on the famous Wicklow Way walking trail - 80 miles of mountain walks right on our doorstep. Perfect for hikers, runners, cyclists, equestrian or wildlife enthusiasts. Favoured Irish location for international wildlife and Irish culture photographers, filmakers and journalists. Beside the picturesque Enniskerry village and 45 minutes from Dublin city. Here is a little video of the area we live in - some of these shots done within 200 metres of our house.

In the self-contained flat there your own entrance door and hallway, a large sitting room/living area, three steps down to the kitchen and dining area. Upstairs on the mezzanine level is a double bedroom with a stunning valley view from your pillow.
Down the hall there is a separate double bedroom, and large bathroom with bath and shower.
Guests have the complete flat/mews building with their own entrance. There is also a garden and small terrace for guests. Parking is shared with the main house and there is space for one car or sometimes two. This location is best served with a car - although you can walk to the waterfall and Wicklow Way directly from the house on our quiet local road. Enniskerry is 3 miles away along a busy rural road and is better driven.

However much guests want. We are on hand for advice but let people do their own thing and check themselves in and out alone if they want - especially couples who want quiet time away. On the other hand if you want to meet the horses, ponies and dogs we do lots of chatting around the stable with guests and children adore the chance for a pony cuddle! We have plenty of tips for local attractions, hiking trails and restaurants if people wish to get local advice. Transport times, international travel recomendations or anything you request we have an answer!

Our neighbourhood is one of the most celebrated places in Ireland and appears constantly in television series, movies and advertisements both Irish, UK and American. We have had three television programmes shoot segments at our house and garden, stables and in the fields adjoining us. You will understand its appeal once you get here.
It is a rural location but 35 minutes from Dublin so hard to beat in terms of convenience to both worlds. It's a quiet, natural environment with farmland bordering onto our property. If you want to experience rural Ireland close to Dublin this is it. See (website hidden) for more information on our nearby village (5 minutes drive from the property)

We are 7 minutes drive from the motorway to Dublin (M11) at Kilmacanogue. 5 minutes drive to Enniskerry village by car and 15 minutes to Bray - a large seaside town with plenty of restaurants and entertainment. A bus service connects Dublin to Enniskerry and another service runs every ten minutes to Dublin. Dart and Luas rail services to Dublin and towns countrywide are also within 15 minutes drive of the property. We recommend you have a car to come here as its the easiest way to see the Wicklow county and move between Dublin, Wicklow and other Irish cities if you have time

You may see some cancellations in our review section where we had to take the flat off rental in Autumn 2014 for family reasons. Happily we are back up and running again and some of those cancelled bookings (automatically posted by AirBnB) are still coming to stay with us.

Guest access

In the self-contained flat there your own entrance door and hallway, a large sitting room/living area, three steps down to the kitchen and dining area. Upstairs on the mezzanine level is a double bedroom with a stunning valley view from your pillow.
Down the hall there is a separate double bedroom, and large bathroom with bath and shower.
Guests have the complete flat/mews building with their own entrance. There is also a garden and small terrace for guests. Parking is shared with the main house and there is space for one car or sometimes two. This location is best served with a car - although you can walk to the waterfall and Wicklow Way directly from the house on our quiet local road. Enniskerry is 3 miles away along a busy rural road and is better driven.

Interaction with guests

However much guests want. We are on hand for advice but let people do their own thing and check themselves in and out alone if they want - especially couples who want quiet time away.
On the other hand if you want to meet the horses, ponies and dogs we do lots of chatting around the stable with guests and children adore the chance for a pony cuddle! We have plenty of tips for local attractions, hiking trails and restaurants if people wish to get local advice. Transport times, international travel recomendations or anything you request we have an answer!

Other things to note

We live at the edge of a National Park and while it's an exceptionally beautiful area we do feel it is a better experience if you have a car


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s), cat(s), and other pet(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities
Internet
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Kitchen

Prices
Extra people $24 / night after the first guest
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 air mattress

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM

Check in is 2pm, check out is 12pm. This is a strict rule. Please don't arrive earlier as you will disturb other guests.
You can not entertain your own guests in the property during your stay.
This is not a place for late night partying.
Children welcome and they tend to love the ponies!
Smoking outside!


Cancellations

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

94 Reviews

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Frances User Profile
September 2016
Beautiful apartment, immaculately clean, in stunning location. Gracious hosts.

Rhandi User Profile
May 2016
The host canceled this reservation 16 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Emily User Profile
April 2016
Wow! What a beautiful home. Highly recommended to anyone who likes to steer away from the big city and see what the country is really like. (Still fairly close to Dublin so the drive to get there isn't bad at all) Susanne, her family and all of the animals were very friendly. The town of enniskerry was just a few KM away and had all you need. Lots of GREAT hikes in the area. We spent a lot of time driving across Ireland and I'd absolutely say Wicklow mountains was the most beautiful.

Amy User Profile
March 2016
Our stay here was lovely!! The location was a perfect base for exploring the area, and the views and drive were stunning. We briefly met Suzanne and Phillip, and they were so nice! Suzanne gave us all the information we needed as far as the apartment and the area, and was quick to reply to any questions via text. They were kind enough to print off a reservation that I had misplaced. Highly recommended!

Julie User Profile
December 2015
A great spot! I came in the off-season, and Suzanne was very flexible with a late checkin. Within minutes of arriving to the flat, her husband greeted me and helped me with my bags. He showed me around the flat and answered all my questions. The location is awesome, but definitely off the beaten path. I was only in the area for 2 nights, so it was great to spend one day in the woods and one day in Dublin. A great experience - wish I could have stayed longer.

Austin User Profile
November 2015
(SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps led us right to their cottage. Suzanne and her family were very friendly and inviting. They gave us references to local places (Powerscourt Gardens and Waterfall are amazing and nearby) and gave us a quick tour of their cozy house. We also enjoyed the privacy of the location and the quietness of our living area. Thanks Suzanne!

Olivia User Profile
September 2015
The location of Suzanne's home was prime! It was a hop, skip, and a jump away from beautiful scenery and the filming location of PS I love you. Though we didn't meet Suzanne, we were welcomed by her husband, and he was very kind. We didn't spend much time in the loft, but only because there's so much to see around the home. Their loft was very spacious and clean. Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend anyone who enjoys peace and the outdoors to stay here.

Enniskerry, IrelandJoined in May 2014
Suzanne User Profile

The area we live in is beautiful beyond belief and we hope you will find it as restful and unique as we do. Our 2.5 acres includes our main house, your mews flat and stables for horses and ponies. The mews has a double bedroom and a double mezzanine bedroom, a kitchen, livingroom and large bathroom.
Our house is on the Wicklow Way; an 80 mile series of hiking trails where you can hike uninterrupted over the mountains for 6-9 days (depending on fitness!). I'm a food and farming journalist so know the best of Irish food and countryside locations. I love travelling and travellers, and will give you any help you need on exploring Ireland and Dublin city. I've lived in Paris, Nice, Tokyo and London but my best travel experience was spent 20 years ago on the Laos/Myanmar border and perhaps on the best beach ever in Sumatra, Indonesia. Zanzibar and Syria (before the war) are also game changers for me as regards travel experiences.
As a TV producer and journalist I've also filmed and travelled pretty much worldwide. I've still not come home with a shamrock tatoo. #win
Come visit us and we'll show you the best pub in Ireland x

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