Double Room in large 1800s House

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1 Bed

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Double Room in large 1800s House
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The Space
Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2.5
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Dog(s)


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $302 /week
Cancellation: Flexible


The Space

Our family home is a listed building over 300 years old, situated in a quiet country village 30mins from Dublin Airport.
Perfect for exploring both The East and North as only 1 hour from Belfast.
Nearby attractions are Newgrange Monument, Slane Castle, Mellifont Abbey and wonderful beaches and coastline.
The fantastic Giants Causeway is approx 90 mins drive.

As the house is so old, and we are eternally renovating parts of it, it is quirky and full of character - A wonderfully different experience which our guests seem to love.

The Double room is in the side wing of the house and has a separate entrance and bathroom. The rest of the house is also available for you to use as freely as you feel and we have a lovely freestanding bath in our second bathroom should you feel like some relaxing time.

We provide a good breakfast each morning and you just need to let me know what your preference is...... The Full Irish, Lighter eggs and Bacon, fresh fruit and breads, yougurts etc etc

Our children love meeting people from all over the world and may even treat you to an impromptu violin lesson!

The village of Collon is beside Slane and Drogheda which have a nice selection of restaurants and bars. We have pubs here in the village so perfect to have a pint or two and walk home without worrying about driving.

We have bikes here for both adults and children that you can borrow if you are feeling brave, as the hills around here are a challenge.

There is an open fire in the bedroom which we light in the Winter Months and there are extra blankets in room for our guests who feel a bit chilly ( although Ireland does officially have a summer, sometimes you wouldn't think it :) )
The wiifi does not always work in the guest room but is freely available in the main areas of the house.

Feel free to message me any questions and I will get back to you as quickly as possible.....Hope to meet you soon xxxxx

Guest Access

Guests have access to our kitchen, drawing room, and main bathroom as well as their room and en-suite

Interaction with Guests

We interact as much as little as the guest wishes. Some guest prefer to be left to their own devices, others join in with the family. A separate entrance means the guests can decide.

The Neighborhood

It is a quaint village with four pubs, two restaraunts, a church, small supermarket, butchers etc. We have a Gaelic Football/Hurling pitch at the end of our lane way so guests can even watch a match if the timing is right. There is a park within walking distance, that is home to our local Monks.

Getting Around

Public transport to our village is very limited. Reliable day coaches to Dublin should you want to see the city during your stay, without taking the car.

Other Things to Note

This is a very old house and therefor is not like a hotel. Each room is different and has its own beauty as well as flaws. Doorways are low in certain rooms, while ceilings are very high; there are steps into some rooms; fires are lit in the wintertime but not in the summer, hot water is in plenty and breakfasts are hearty. Should you have any issues, please let us know, as we are only happy to help, if we can.

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House Rules

No smoking in house, but outside is fine. I am a former smoker so it doesn't bother me at all.
If you would prefer to eat privately in your own room that is fine but we really enjoy treating you like one of the family and getting involved in a bit of banter :))

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

1 night minimum stay
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About the Host, Margaret

Collon, Ireland
Member since August 2010
Response rate: 100% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within a few hours


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