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Slade near Fethard-on-Sea, County Wexford (Ref. 17185)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside


15 Customer Reviews

  • "What a view!"

    Beautiful house, spotlessly clean. Loved the morning walk via cliffs to Hook Lighthouse for coffee.

    Reviewed by JanetJun 2021

  • "Cottage was spotless & owner left out food for us!"

    Definitely exceeded our expectations

    Reviewed by MarianAug 2020

  • "Seascape is all you would want in a holiday in one look out the upstairs window."


    Reviewed by RoseJul 2019

  • "Really lovely time."

    Enjoyed the setting even though it wasn't quite what we were expecting. Very peaceful. The cottage is well equipped. A little bit of updating would be good. Overall we all loved the area and would go back again.

    Reviewed by MaryJul 2019

  • "Great location."

    Good facilities. Lovely welcome from owner

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2018

  • "If you want peace; if you want tranquility; if you want an outstanding location; if you want welcoming and very friendly people then Slade and Seascape is perfect."

    The accommodation has everything you could possibly need, the kitchen is very well equipped, the bedrooms are great, the toilets too, and the view from the upstairs sitting room is just to die for! Our host spoiled us with cakes, fruit and other local produce ready for our enjoyment. This is our second time in Seascape and we can’t wait to our next visit. April 2018.

    Reviewed by EdwardApr 2018

  • "We spent a week at Sea Scape in April."

    The house was lovely, lovely location overlooking the harbour. Only slight negatives were the garden wasn’t visible from the house so we felt we could just let the children out to play (although I’m sure they would’ve been perfectly fine), and the DVD player didn’t work when we wanted to let the kids watch a film on a rainy day. It would also benefit from some WiFi. However, Mary met us at the house with some fresh bread, local jam, a big cake and some Easter eggs for the children. She gave us a tour round and instructions to use all the appliances/heating etc which were really helpful. All the little extras by far outweighed the ‘negatives’. My husband caught a dozen small whiting in the harbour, the kids caught a couple of crabs, we had fun exploring the beach and local area, and found easy links to Waterford and nearby towns to visit some nearby attractions. We would definitely come back again!

    Reviewed by KerryMar 2018

  • "A little remote, but in an area of outstanding beauty which made it a perfect base for exploring."

    The cottage was well appointed, clean and we were made very welcome.

    Reviewed by JoanAug 2017

  • "House was in a great location."

    Plus we were given warm welcome by the owner who cooked brown bread, cream cake and had milk in fridge and fruit in for first night which made everyone feel so welcome. We loved the property and wld like to return.

    Reviewed by Karen McJul 2017

  • "The lounge on the first floor has an absolutely stunning view of a tiny working harbour and a vast shoreline."

    I have never seen a view like it. The TV was never switched on because the view from the house was mesmerising. I highly recommend this holiday home.

    Reviewed by JoMay 2017

  • "We enjoyed staying next to the coast; the location was beautiful, with the walks along the shore and the lighthouse."

    In Ireland we enjoyed the scenery, nature and the history. Also, the friendliness and helpfulness of the Irish people was striking!

    Reviewed by GerardJul 2016

  • "The owners made us very welcome, as did all the local people we met."

    This is an outstanding location and the cottage was very clean and well furnished. There was nothing we would change or indeed suggest any improvements. We look forward to a return visit very soon. A holiday to remember!

    Reviewed by EdwardJun 2016

  • "Close to the sea, ideal for a fishing holiday which was the reason we chose this cottage and we plan to book the same place next year."

    Reviewed by MichaelAug 2014

  • "Our contact at the house was brilliant, she could not have been more helpful."

    She went to some lengths to make the stay as good as it could be, a great host who went out of her way. The house is in a great and, for us, fascinating location with good walks and interesting things around. It is a light, airy, clean and pleasant house to stay in.

    Reviewed by ChrisJul 2014

  • "The cottage had sweeping views of the harbour and coast from the upstairs rooms and an inviting open fireplace in the kitchen."

    We especially appreciated the lovely tea that had been prepared for our arrival. We felt very welcome!

    Reviewed by LisaSep 2012

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The property

Fethard-on-Sea 5.4 miles.

A unique Irish property, a former Post Office situated next to the harbour in the quaint hamlet of Slade, near Fethard-on-Sea, County Wexford.

This semi-detached cottage near Fethard-on-Sea features four ground floor bedrooms and a first floor sitting room with two large windows and two portholes to take full advantage of the glorious views across the Atlantic.

Offering comfortable and homely accommodation, this Fethard-on-Sea cottage is perfect for those seeking a special kind of holiday in a stunning location.

Located on the Hook Head Peninsula, this Fethard-on-Sea cottage is surrounded by the sea and faces the fishing harbour and ruins of Slade Castle.

Hook Lighthouse, the oldest intact operational lighthouse in the world is within walking distance along a route that, for the most part, has the sea within view.

You'll never tire of exploring the scenic coastlines and discovering your own little pockets of paradise in this idyllic part of County Wexford.

There are many activities for all the family available within easy driving distance of your Fethard-on-Sea cottage.

You can wander along the unspoilt beaches, indulge in watersport activities, such as surfing, scuba diving and sailing, whale watch from Hook Head, look for fossils, seabirds and seaplants on the limestone cliffs, or you may wish to admire the countryside from horse-back.

The Sheilbaggin Outdoor Education Centre offers land and watersports such as kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing and orienteering, plus drive to Ballyhack and take the short ferry across the bay to soak up the vibrant Irish culture in Waterford or visit the county town of Wexford.

All before returning to the peace and tranquillity that comes guaranteed at your delightful Fethard-on-Sea cottage.


  • Four ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 2 x single
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area and open fire
  • First floor sitting room with electric fire.
  • Oil central heating with open fire and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot
  • Ample off road parking
  • Rear enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 3.5 miles.

About the location


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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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