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Carley's Bridge House

(Ref. 1049166)

Carley's Bridge near Enniscorthy, County Wexford Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "Our family all 3 generations had a fab time."

    My granddaughter (7) and I had a brilliant time exploring and as the weather was good enjoyed some tennis.

    Reviewed by Jack5.0May 2023

  • "We had the most wonderful stay for our wedding week."

    It was the perfect setting for getting ready on the day and for the photographs. Sue & Jon are such lovely hosts. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect place to spend our pre and post wedding days.

    Reviewed by Karen Anne5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely property ideal location thanks"

    Reviewed by Connail5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely house, close to the town and ample grounds to play explore for the kids."

    Great communication from the owners.

    Reviewed by Dave4.4Oct 2022

  • "A marvellous week in an amazing house."

    Spacious, comfortable and in a wonderful peaceful location. Perfect base to explore Enniscorthy, County Wexford and County Wicklow. The house with everything. Thank you Jon & Susan for the privilege. It was very hard to say good bye. So looking forward a return visit.

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Oct 2022

  • "Amazing house, completely fell in love with carleys, cant wait to return, no negatives at all and had a fantastic time."

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Sep 2022

  • "Great holiday everyone had a good time the place was wonderful and the owners was very helpful."

    we will be booking again because it was like home from home.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Aug 2022

  • "Wow! Words simply cannot describe how perfect Carleys Bridge House is."

    Its stunningly beautiful, incredibly spacious with so many thoughtful extras for the whole family. Spotlessly clean in a peaceful location. We didn't want to leave, even our teenagers joined in family game nights, books in the library, basketball and walking in the stream. Highly recommend and will be back ASAP. 5☆+

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2022

  • "Amazing house , very much enjoyed our time their , looking forward to returning."

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jun 2022

  • "WOW WOW Blown away with this beautiful house and grounds."

    Who needs a hotel or spa. When you can experience this magical space outside and indulge in the history of the house, with all it’s wonderful character of old and new. Website pictures don’t do this place justice, one needs to see it in all its glory. Book in drawing room has all the information you need (Wexford houses) on this property and other historical houses in Wexford. I do hope future quests, treat this wonderful house with the lovely care it deserves. Just one thing to protect beds and pillows from stains, invest in pillows and bed protectors. This place a real credit to Susan & Jonathan, bringing the house back to its full glory. We all had a very special time here and will definitely return. Enjoy enjoy Ann London 17/4/22

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Apr 2022

  • "A real slice of heaven!"

    House is beautiful and the gardens with river and tennis courts were a real bonus for the children who had hours of fun exploring and playing. The house was warm and comfortable with all the mod cons you would expect and many extras my daughter loved the coffee machine! And a fully stocked library. We had a slight glitch with the WiFi and within 20 minutes had Someone come to the house to sort it out. Fabulous base to explore Wexford and Wicklow will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Apr 2022

  • "We've just arrived home from a week in the wonderful Carley's Bridge."

    Where do I start? The house is exquisite and spotlessly clean. Beautiful period features combine with gorgeous mid century pieces. They work perfectly together. Loads of nooks and crannies to read the vast range of books in the library, play a game and listen to some music. The house is filled with lots of modern features that make the stay so easy. Google Home, a Quooker tap, Nespresso machine. There were some lovely touches on arrival. Delicious brownies, home baked bread, milk and a bottle of wine. The children loved the tennis court, fishing in the river, and going up the back field to watch the sunsets. Incredible. Lots of wildlife and friendly neighours too! Beaches are only 30 minutes away. I would love to keep this a secret for myself but I can't! We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely accommodating people."

    Fantastic location. Wonderful house. Had a wonderful family holiday that went perfect. Highly recommend this location.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2021

  • "The house was even more beautiful and spacious than the photos and it was lovely that the hosts had taken the time to decorate it for Christmas too."

    We had a really enjoyable stay and would definitely recommend the property to anyone looking to stay in Enniscorthy.

    Reviewed by Shaina5.0Dec 2020

  • "Had a lovely stay at Carley’s Bridge House in December."

    The host was super accommodating and supportive during our stay. The house was spotless, toasty warm, full of all mod cons, & there was plenty of space for us. We had so much fun in the garden & by the river and really enjoyed cooking with the Stanley. The house has so much charm & personality. Susie left us some lovely treats which were really appreciated. Plus she had a cot & high chair available which helped us manage our space in the car. The little touches were great, like the wellies left by the door for guests’ use. The house was decorated for Xmas which was really thoughtful & made it feel festive. The solid fuel stoves in the two sitting rooms were lovely to sit by & easy to get up and running, plus some wood was provided to get started which was great as we arrived late of an evening & without fuel. The books and board games and toys were appreciated to keep us entertained. I could go on for hours about how lovely the place was and how much we enjoyed our stay. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Dec 2020

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  • Four bedrooms: 3 x king-size, 1 x double
  • Cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Library with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stoves
  • Stanley cooker and electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi and a selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for four cars
  • Courtyard and lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles and pub 0.5 miles
  • Note: WiFi has an average of 25 to 30MB per second
  • Note: There is a river flowing alongside the property, children to be supervised at all times

The property

Enniscorthy 1.2 miles.

Carley's Bridge House is an impressive family holiday home resting on the outskirts of County Wexford's second-largest town, Enniscorthy.

Combining an eclectic mix of contemporary furnishing and traditional features, this wonderful abode is perfect for an escape to Ireland with your loved ones.

Park up outside the house and marvel at the ivy-covered exterior creating a rustic look to the property, while the soothing sounds of the flowing river creates the perfect setting from which to unwind with a refreshing beverage in hand in your own private courtyard.

Venture into the stylish kitchen/diner, carrying on the character of the property with its traditional Stanley and high quality range of appliances, here you can enjoy all your home-cooked meals together, with the adjoining utility also boasting assistance in the form of a fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, offering all you could need for a week-long stay.

Spend quality time together within the sitting room, the woodburning stove offering a welcoming warmth in the winter months as well as providing dual access to the impressive checkered hallway, where you will find both a bright and airy conservatory and a remarkable library with books aplenty lining the walls, both making a lovely spot to delve into a good book.

The ground floor is also home to a convenient cloakroom, whilst venturing upstairs past the original stained glass windows on the landing will bring you to find the spacious family bathroom, where you can choose from a soak in the tub or a refreshing shower to unwind each evening before catching your rest in one of the four bedrooms; hosting three king-size rooms, the first presenting the original floral wallpaper panelled off as a feature above the bed, and a fourth and final double room, you can ensure each guest has a snug spot to rest.

Soak up the sunshine out in the garden where you can indulge in dinner alfresco, or head to the nearby river and enjoy a spot of fishing.

Head out to explore the wonders of Enniscorthy, resting amongst the beauty of the River Slaney, this charming town offers its visitors a wonderful host of amenities, with all of pubs, cafés and restaurants to choose from when you don't feel like cooking, as well as a good selection of general stores selling fresh ingredients, perfect for when you're seeking snacks for a picnic with your loved ones.

The town also boasts rich history spanning back to over 1500 years; explore the wonder of its Norman castle where you can also find the Wexford County Museum letting you learn more about the varied history of the area, while the National 1798 Rebellion Centre is an interactive museum dedicated to the famous 1798 rising.

There are plenty of leisure activities within the town too including a swimming pool, leisure centre, golf and tennis, while the property also benefits from being within easy reach of the Blackstairs Mountains and Ireland's longest beach, Curracloe, both offering their own unique experiences whether you're seeking a day of action-packed rambling or time soaking up the sun on the Blue Flag status sands.

Visit Wexford for wonderful shopping experiences and even more eateries to cater to your cuisine needs, being sure to explore the Irish National Heritage Park on your way to find 35-acres of living history with tours with costumed guides creating a fun-filled day out for all the family.

In easy reach of so many coastal and countryside attractions, there's no better choice than Carley's Bridge House for an escape to Ireland.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

About the location


Wexford 14 miles; Waterford 34 miles.

Enniscorthy is the second-largest town in County Wexford and has a history dating back over 1500 years. It is situated at the tidal extreme of the River Slaney, approximately 14 miles to the north of Wexford. The town has a hilly feel and boasts a splendid Norman castle, which is home to the Wexford County Museum containing items of local and agricultural interest. There is a further interactive museum in the town dedicated to telling the story of the famous 1798 rising. Nowadays the town has a wealth of facilities available to visitors including a swimming pool, leisure centre, golf, tennis, a fantastic mixture of shops, pubs and restaurants, and a farmers' market, which is held every Saturday. Enniscorthy makes for a fantastic touring base being close to beautiful mountains and long stretches of coastline just waiting to be explored. A fantastic place to discover at any time of the year!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas