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Ballinliss Cottage

Newry, Northern Ireland, County Down (Ref. 1085169)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Camlough 3.4 miles.

Perched on the outskirts of the bustling city of Newry near Camlough in County Down, is this spacious bungalow, Ballinliss Cottage.

All-ground-floor and sleeping up to six guests, Ballinliss Cottage makes for a superb family getaway, enjoying expansive views over Slieve Gulion and easy access to the beautiful surrounding areas like Loughgall.

Step into the generous open-plan living space, where you can look forward to whipping up delicious meals for your guests in the amply equipped kitchen, with handy dishwasher for keeping your space tidy.

Settle down around the dining table, where you can tuck-in to a lovingly-prepared meal as you discuss plans for the days ahead.

After your meal, retire to the plush sofas with a glass of wine and select your favourite film to watch on the wall-mounted TV.

Indulge in a refreshing shower, followed by popping on fresh pyjamas and rustling up a mug of hot chocolate.

Take advantage of the convenient utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer, perfect for putting muddy clothes on a spin after a day of exploring.

Just off the utility room is a cloakroom, ensuring there are no morning queues for the bathroom!

As your eyes grow heavy, retire to one of three well-presented bedrooms, two king-size and a twin with cot, each perfect for catching your rest in.

Awake from a leisurely slumber and join your guests in the garden at the delightful picnic bench for morning coffee, as the little ones laugh and play on the play set.

Venture into the city centre of Newry, where you can brush up on the local history at Bagenal’s Castle, an informative museum housed in a historic, small castle, or take in the fascinating architecture of the Newry Cathedral.

You will be spoilt for choice with the plethora of shops, restaurants and pubs on offer, ideal for those evenings where you don’t feel like cooking.

On the outskirts of the city centre, you will find the impressive 18th-century Derrymore House, a traditional thatched house that sits amongst a beautiful landscape.

Nearby, is the idyllic village of Camlough, home to an expansive loch of which it is named after, as well as the magnificent Camlough Mountain, part of the Ring of Gullion, which offers superb views over the town.

Take the drive to Ballinamara, home to the glorious sands of Templetown Beach, where you can build sandcastles with the little ones, paddle the shores, or take to the waters for a swim or trying your hand at one of the many water sports available.

Delve into the past at the 15th-century Kilwirra Church Ruins, a perfect setting to soak up history, along with the nearby Our Lady’s Well.

For an unforgettable escape to the heart of Northern Ireland, choose Ballinliss Cottage.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size, 1 x twin with cot
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Garden with patio, lawn, furniture, children's play set
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1.9 miles
  • We're near Killeavy Castle (3 miles), Sliabh Gullion (3.5 miles), Ballinliss and Camlough mountains (1 mile), Camlough Lake (1.5 miles), Newry (4.5) and the Omeath - Carlingford Greenway has now been extended and can be accessed in Newry at the Quays /middle bank

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location

NEWRY, NORTHERN IRELAND

Newcastle 21.1 miles; Belfast 38.5 miles

This Northern Ireland city is bustling with life and vibrancy, known as the ‘Gateway to the North’, it sits tight among the natural beauty of the towering Mourne Mountains and the Ring of Gullion AONB. It is a well-established shopper’s haven, with shopping centres such as The Quays and The Buttercrane, housing all the major stores and fine eateries you could ask for, while many independent stores offer a variety of unique souvenirs. Bagenal’s Castle boasts an interesting history comprising a 16th-century fortified tower and a 19th-century warehouse, now home to the Tourist Office and a museum, which are well worth a visit. Once you have explored the city centre to your hearts content, enjoy a scenic drive along the Mourne Coastal Route to find a sweeping range of grand peaks intertwined with many walking and cycling trails, one of the most beautiful corners of Northern Ireland. For Game of Thrones fans, Westeros comes to life in this part of the country, where the White Walkers once marched through the Haunted Forest or as the locals know it, Tollymore Forest Park shadowed by The Mournes. Further afield is the thriving city of Belfast with a number of attractions to discover, such as its Botanic Gardens, its hilltop castle, the grand City Hall building and St. George’s 19th-century Market, as well as the fascinating Titanic museum showcasing hands-on displays and interactive galleries. You are also just a stone’s throw away from the magical landscapes of Ireland’s Ancient East, home to a series of festivals, historic sites and mesmerising landscapes framed by the River Shannon and the Irish Sea. Find your escape in this fabulous city, for an experience you won’t forget in a hurry.