A welcoming, single-storey cottage situated within the town of Downpatrick, in the region of County Down, Northern Ireland.
With its stylish interior and quiet surroundings, the property is ideal for a small family to base themselves when looking to explore the historic town and its surrounding area.
Located within a residential area, guests will feel right at home at Collie Close, with the bungalow’s sitting area offering a relaxing end to a busy day, with a log fire and also comfortable seating and a TV.
The kitchen/diner also features modern interior, with a table for up to six people.
Elsewhere on the ground floor, guests will find the property’s three bedrooms, a king-size and a double, while there’s also a single.
Off-road parking is available at the front of the property, while guests will also notice a lawn at the front, and a garden at the rear.
With the garden offering a view of the local countryside.
The town of Downpatrick in Irish means ‘Partick’s stronghold’ and takes its name as it is said that Ireland’s patron saint, St Patrick, lived in and is now buried within the Cathedral.
St Patrick’s legacy is still strong today, with the town centre hosting a St Patrick’s Visitor Centre, featuring displays and information about his life.
Other locations to visit around Downpatrick include the ruins of Inch Abbey, located just under a mile away from the property, the Downpatrick and County Down railway, Quoile Castle and Ballynoe Stone Circle.
The town also has a sporting heritage, with Downpatrick Racecourse having hosted race meetings since 1685.
There are regular meetings throughout the year, including the two-day festival in June and Ladies Day in August.
Downpatrick also hosts the renowned Downpatrick Parkland Golf Club, while other courses of note include Ardglass Golf Club which is located eight miles away, while Crossgar Golf Club is five miles to the north.
If it’s views of the Irish Sea that you after, Downpatrick is in close proximity to the seaside villages of Killough, Ballyhornan and Killough.
There is something for everyone in Downpatrick, which makes Collie Close the prime location for you to plan your break in Northern Ireland.
About the location
Saul 2.5 miles; Ballyhornan 7.5 miles
The town of Downpatrick, in County Down, Northern Ireland, is situated 21 miles south of the capital city of Belfast.
The town is where the country’s patron saint, St Patrick is said to have lived.
Indeed it is believed that he is buried within the grounds of the town’s Cathedral.
The legacy of St Partick is visible today, with the town hosting the St Patrick Visitor Centre, which features interactive displays and exhibits about his life.
The ruins of the nearby Quoile Castle are also worth a visit, while there is also an Arts Centre, Ballynoe Stone Circle and the ruins of Inch Abbey within driving distance of the town centre.