Boolavogue House

Boolavogue near Ferns, County Wexford (Ref. 22190)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Fox

    “Dorothy Hall is a wonderful host, who takes great pride in delivering a high standard for guests at her holiday home.”

    She is so friendly and made our family very welcome. I would highly recommend her to anyone thinking of visiting Wexford for a holiday. Her home made brown bread was delicious too!

    She is so friendly and made our family very welcome. I would highly recommend her to anyone thinking of visiting Wexford for a holiday. Her home made brown bread was delicious too!


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

The property

Ferns 5 miles.

Situated on a working livestock farm, this magnificent semi-detached cottage is situated below the owner's bed and breakfast and lies in the centre of the historic hamlet of Boolavogue, 5 miles from the historic town of Ferns, County Wexford, in the Sunny South East.

Located next door to the owner's property, this Ferns cottage is famous for being the house where Father John Murphy ate before playing his part in organising the 1798 rebellion.

There is still a heritage centre commemorating one of Ireland's most renowned freedom fighters nearby.

This County Wexford cottage provides contemporary yet homely accommodation, perfect for groups of friends or families looking to explore the beautiful east coast of Ireland.

This Ferns cottage has a modern kitchen with a superb range cooker, ideal for rustling up a tasty meal for your group, along with en-suite shower rooms in each of the five bedrooms.

Children will love the large lawned garden with plenty of room for play time, whilst you can relax and look on from the patio with a glass of wine.

Nearby, the town of Ferns dates back to the 6th century, with the remains of a 13th century castle, ruins of a 12th century abbey and a plethora of shops and pubs with a friendly welcome assured.

The pretty town of Enniscorthy is just a few miles away, not to mention the miles of glorious coastline from Kilmuckridge down to Curracloe, which is where the opening scenes of Saving Private Ryan were filmed.

Head north from your cottage in County Wexford and explore the rolling countryside of County Wicklow, with Glendalough and The Wicklow Way particular highlights.

There is much to do in this lovely part of Ireland so book your Ferns cottage today!


Five bedrooms with en-suite shower, basin and WC: 3 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 single and 1 double. Kitchen with dining area (seats 4). Sitting room with dining area (seats 6).


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric range with gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent April - Sept inclusive, €30 supplement payable directly to owner Oct - March inclusive
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two travel cots
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden and patio to front with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 mins walk, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Property accepts max. 8 people
  • Note: Use of owner's freezer by prior arrangement
  • Note: This property is set out over the ground and first floors, with a shared walk through on the first floor that leads to a bed and breakfast on the second floor.

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About the location


Enniscorthy 7.5 miles; Courtown 14 miles.

The small, historic town of Ferns in County Wexford lies 7.5 miles from Enniscorthy, the second largest town in the county, and is famous for its long religious past. Established in the 6th century, Ferns has had a profound influence on Irish history, and is home to numerous landmarks and historic and religious buildings, evidence of its illustrious past. Today, only half of 13th century Ferns Castle is still standing, however, its beauty remains evident as it stands tall in the heart of Ferns. Close by, the historic town of Enniscorthy, situated on the River Slaney, boasts lots for tourists to see and do including the ever-popular greyhound racing track, while the coastal resort of Courtown is only a short drive away. Take a stroll along Courtown Harbour and spend an afternoon on the beach, or alternatively, walk or cycle your way through Courtown Wood, and stop for a picnic by the beautiful Owenavarro River. Also other attractions nearby include Wells House and Gardens and Ballymore Historic Features. Within a short drive is the lovely beach at Morriscastle, and a little further lies the Blue Flag sandy beach at Curracloe, great for families. With lots to see and do, Ferns is a fantastic base for touring the area.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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