About this listing
You will be sharing the house with us but you have your own space. Two double rooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds. A modern family home and you have exclusive use of a small lounge, shower and toilet. We have a spacious garden and plenty of parking room, wi-fi access and continental breakfast are all part of what we offer.
Public transport accessible from outside the house. A bus and train station within 9 miles in the popular shopping city of Newry. The seaside town of Newcastle is a short bus journey away.
Situated in rural setting within walking distance of the village of Hilltown and the impressive Mourne Mountains. There are convenience stores in Hilltown as well as a restaurant, post office, ATM and friendly traditional Irish pubs.
Ideal location for hikers due to it's location at the foothills of the Mournes or those looking to enjoy a countryside getaway. Recently an international standard Mountain Biking centre has opened up in nearby Rostrevor. Also, a local man offers American Western style horse riding tours of the mountains adjacent to Hilltown.
Our local area is 'Newry and Mourne', a quick search should provide you with lots of useful information and events.
Private bathroom for guest use only, small lounge, sun lounge, garden and kitchen upon request. You're welcome to use the living rooms for food & drinks. We have a large kitchen table and there's plenty of room so please don't take food or drinks upstairs. You also have access to the Patio and garden.
Interaction with Guests
We like to welcome our guests with a cup of tea, biscuits and some chat but we also like to give them space if that's what they need.
The Mourne Mountains and village life.
The local Bus service (33) passes & stops at the house house upon request. Express buses (240) only stop in the village or nearby town of Rathfriland.
Other Things to Note
This is a family home and as well as Ursula and myself two of our children are still living with us.
If you would like a cooked breakfast this has to be booked in advance and costs £7 per person.
Please let us know your approximate arrival time. Also we have a large kitchen table and there's plenty of room so please don't take food or drinks upstairs, you'll not be intruding. (In accordance with N. Ireland tourist board regulations, drinks are not allowed in the bedrooms.)