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

Nestled in The Dunes
41 reviews
Nestled in The Dunes
The Dunes
Nestled in The Dunes
Hobbit House
View of Dunes from cottage
View from front door
Small lobby lounge with double sided wood burner
Main Lounge to relax, plenty of entertainment
Relaxing, cosy ample seating
Cosy Double Sided wood burner
Romantic Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Private and quiet Master bedroom
Fully equipped kitchen
second bedroom double bed
Morning Horse Riding
Ballinesker Beach
Ballinesker Beach
Beach- sunset
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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
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
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 5 had a great 10 day stay here. The house catered for all our needs both inside & out with the beach literally the 70 steps away as promised. On the rainy days Wexford & Gorey were just a short spin away...More

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

Hi Greg Thank you for taking the time to review your holiday at The Dunes. It was a pleasure speaking with you and thank you for the lovely comments. We hope to welcome you back again in the future Enjoy the rest of the holidays...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with our three children in July 2018. I can only highly recommend this house. When Deirdre advertises it is 70 steps from the beach she is not exaggerating. The house comes fully equipped with everything and all the mod cons one needs...More

Thank Patrick K
Dee M, VR Owner at The Dunes, Thatched Cottage, Wexford-Long Sunsets, 70 Steps to the Ocean., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Patrick, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review of The Dunes and your very kind comments. It was a pleasure to meet you and I am so pleased that you and family had an enjoyable holiday at...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Family of 5 and 2 dogs had an amazing week at The Dunes. Couldn't find any faults what so ever, everything we needed (and more) was there. The beds were really comfortable and the bedding lovely and fresh. The garden was ideal and safe for...More

Thank Janine M
Dee M, VR Owner at The Dunes, Thatched Cottage, Wexford-Long Sunsets, 70 Steps to the Ocean., responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hi Janine Thank you for taking the time to review The Dunes. It is so heartening to hear that you enjoyed the week and that the cottage had all you needed. We would very much look forward to welcoming you back again. Enjoy the rest...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 are happy to accept a maximum of two dogs, subject to prior arrangement A minimum of €25 charge per dog will deducted from deposit to attend to any cleaning issues as...
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
    1 Twin
    1 Queen
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
R 2 016
R 2 520
R 13 438
29 Jul 2018 -
25 Aug 2018
Aug 2018
7 nights -- --
R 15 117
26 Aug 2018 -
29 Sep 2018
7 nights
R 2 016
R 10 078
30 Sep 2018 -
22 Dec 2018
2 nights
R 2 016
R 8 399
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Booking Fee: R 840 / stay - Fee
  • Electricity approx. We reserve the right to charge for additional electricity used: R 840 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 1 680 / stay - Deposit
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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.
Car advised
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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