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The Dunes, Thatched Cottage, Wexford-Long Sunsets, 70 Steps to the Ocean.

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Nestled in The Dunes
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Curracloe, County Wexford
Set in the beautiful South East of Southern Ireland, with unspoilt sandy beaches which stretch for miles along the coastline, recently featured in the 2016, Oscar nominated move 'Brooklyn ' and previously in 1998 'Saving Private Ryan'. The Dunes is a traditional 300 year old cob cottage set in its own ground just the other side of the Sandy dune, with the sea 70 steps away from the front gate!
Ballinesker beach is a long sandy beach north of Curracloe, about 15 minutes drive from Wexford. It is a noted beach for bird watching and its fine white sand is rich in seashells. Ballinesker is one of the only beaches in North Wexford that roads runs parallel to the beach. It easily accessible for older people and disabled community.

The Beach is a 3 mile section of a long stretch of sandy coastline extending from the Special Ar...
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Listing #HL5713094
About the Owner
Deirdre M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2015
Interaction with guests
Our caretaker Mary will meet you at the property and show you around. Mary is your local contact should you need anything an I am always available by email and phone if needed
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I so enjoyed my stay at Curracloe. Wonderful place for the kids too. The beach is wild and beautiful- Long walks every day.. The Cob cottage is really special. Wonderfully decorated and maintained inside and out, with perfect Thatch.Dierde has thought of everything that might...More

Thank Believe27
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Thank you Deirdre and Mary! Our stay was as perfect as we could've imagined. Curracloe beach if i was to compare it to anywhere, is like Ireland's Orange County California. SO laid back, so cool, all sunshine (for us :P) and the cottage is perfect...More

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Dee M, VR Owner at The Dunes, Thatched Cottage, Wexford-Long Sunsets, 70 Steps to the Ocean., responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Dear Francis and David Thank you for taking the time to review The Dunes and your positive comments. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay, love the comparison with California :)). Parking yes a bit tricky but next on my list of development to...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

My husband and I absolutely loved The Dunes but I think Henry and Dolly our dogs enjoyed it even more, perfect safe walk across a quiet road to a magnificent beach it was so relaxing and peaceful we will be backMore

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Dee M, VR Owner at The Dunes, Thatched Cottage, Wexford-Long Sunsets, 70 Steps to the Ocean., responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review The Dunes. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We love staying with our two Cocker Spaniels and Jack Russell and rarely see them inside. We would very much like to welcome you back in the...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
PETS We accept a maximum of two dogs, subject to prior arrangement Cleaning issues as a result of not adhering to the house rules results in a minimum of €25 charge per dog which...
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
    1 Twin
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 627 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning : R 813 / stay - Fee
  • Electricity approx. We reserve the right to charge for additional electricity used: R 813 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Ballinesker on Curracloe Beach is a regular holder of the Blue Flag Beach status. The dunes are currently the subject of an active conservation policy by Wexford County Council ensuring that this marvellous amenity and the plant and wildlife it contains, will be preserved for future generations. A nature trail runs through the dunes and continues for 5 km to Raven Point, passing through the beautiful peninsula which constitutes Raven Nature Reserve.
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How to get there
Airport: Dublin Airport: 146.0 km
Railway: Wexford: 8.9 km
Ferry: Rosslare, Co Wexford: 29.0 km
The Dunes Thatched Cottage, Ballinesker Beach, Currcaloe, Co Wexford,
Y21 K5X9

From Rosslare Harbour
1. Head west on N25 toward Cliff Rd 

2. At AshFeld Cross Roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on N25 

3. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Rosslare Rd/R730 
Continue to follow R730 into Wexford town

4. Turn right to cross over Wexford Bridge/R741
5. Continue for 2 miles and then turn right onto R742 signposted Curracloe/ Courtown, Blackwater
6. Continue on road until you reach Curracloe Village,
You will pass Hotel Curracloe on your left
7. Carry on through the village pass Clonee's supermarket on the left onto country road for about 1 mile
8. After about 1mile you will see a signpost for Ballinesker beach on the right hand side, there is also a...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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