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Duncannon 5.5 miles; New Ross 17 miles; Waterford 31.5 miles.
Fethard-on-Sea is a village nestling to the east of the Hook Peninsula, in the south-west of lovely County Wexford. Fethard-on-Sea has a colourful history, including the lifeboat tragedy of 1914, and the Fethard-on-Sea Boycott, which has been immortalised in print and on film. Now a quiet fishing and holiday village, Fethard makes a great base to enjoy sandy beaches, shops and pubs. The Hook Peninsula continues to attract visitors due to the ancient lighthouse and a multitude of beaches. There is a beach a day for a fortnight on the Peninsula, plus there are a variety of watersports, such as diving, snorkelling and shore angling, along with painting and birdwatching. There are many interesting historical sites to visit, such as Tintern Abbey with its walled garden, guided tour and forest walk and medieval abbeys in Dunbrody and Graiguenamanagh, plus the star shaped Elizabethan Fort at Duncannon houses a military and maritime museum, and The Cockleshell Art Gallery. Head up to New Ross and visit the JFK Arboretum or the Dunbrody Famine Ship, or travel over to Waterford in the west or Wexford in the east to take in all they have to offer, from the Wexford Opera House, Johnstown Castle and The Heritage Park to Waterford Castle and Waterford Crystal.
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Fethard-on-Sea 2 miles. This detached seaside Wexford cottage is located at the end of the Hook Peninsula, 2 miles from the lovely village of Fethard-on-Sea in County Wexford. This Wexford cottage has sea views from three sides of the property due to its fantastic location on the peninsula, just half a mile from the famous Hook Lighthouse. This Wexford cottage offers five spacious bedrooms across two floors, allowing all the flexibility you need to relax and enjoy your holiday. With an open plan living area comprising a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with an open fire on the ground floor, this Wexford cottage also offers a second sitting room with open fire on the first floor, as well as a bay window giving elevated sea views to three sides. At this Wexford cottage there is a large enclosed lawned garden with a decked area where you can sunbathe and relax as you watch the children play. The surrounding beaches and sand dunes are beautiful and clean, offering fantastic swimming and water sports such as canoeing, windsurfing, scuba diving and fishing. Further afield South Wexford offers many pretty fishing villages, bird-watching on the Bannow Estuary and walking along the Wexford coastline, which you can enjoy before returning to this fantastic Wexford cottage to enjoy a drink in the garden and cook the catch of the day on the barbecue. A wonderful Wexford cottage to enjoy at any time of the year!
Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 2 double beds (with en-suite corner bath, separate shower, basin, WC and dressing room). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area (seats 6) and sitting area (seats 6) with open fire and patio doors. First floor sitting room (seats 6) with open fire and sea views. Utility.
Oil central heating with open fires in sitting rooms and electric heaters. Electric oven, hob and grill, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer in utility room, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD. All fuel, power and starter pack for open fires inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars with additional roadside parking. Enclosed rear lawned garden with decking, furniture and BBQ. Children's play area with slide and swing. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Beach 5 mins walk.
Previous visitors' comments about Doornogue:
A perfect area for family holiday. A nice house with plenty of space. Thank you.
Mr Botezatu, Dublin, May 2013
Excellent location - thoroughly enjoyed, a beautiful and tranquil place. With cars there are various places in travelling distance.
Mr Cowie, Rotherham, February 2013