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Bringing Friends together - Old Essmore Cottage -Carlingford Lough

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Carlingford, Cooley Peninsula, County Louth
Old Essmore Cottage - Ballinteskin, Carlingford lough: your private getaway
A peaceful and picturesque holiday home set on the shores of Carlingford Lough and overlooking the Mountains of Mourne, just situated between the beautiful medieval village of Carlingford and Omeath..

The villages are part of the Cooley Peninsula and set in the smallest county in Ireland, County Louth. With just little over an hours drive to Dublin or Belfast. Old Essmore Cottage makes this the perfect location for relaxation & discovery.

Sleeping up to seven persons, our three bedroom country self catering accommodation is located along the coastal road, only a five minute drive from the beautiful village of Carlingford and only two minutes to Omeath. Old Essmore Cottage offers all you need in a self catering accommodation with spacious rooms overlook...
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Listing #HL301971
About the Owner
gerard m
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We shall be there when you arrive and guide through the cottage, give you some guidance on the local area and answer any questions you any have.
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Old Essmore cottage is the perfect vacation rental. Its location is convenient to many attractions and the view across the street never gets old. The owner, Gerald, made us feel like old friends. He was on site when we arrived after a very long journey...More

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gerard-belfast, VR Owner at Bringing Friends together - Old Essmore Cottage -Carlingford Lough, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words and I look forward to seeing you back soon.

  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    3 Twins
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 685 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
ACTIVIITIES & OUT AND ABOUT We're convinced you'll love it here at Old Essmore Cottage. But see for yourself what lies in store. Carlingford, less than 5 minutes drive with its wide range of bars and restaurants is full of medieval history and charm ?Be sure to take advantage of our outdoor activities, including: Hiking - Many trails from 'The Omeath Loop' 5kms,to the' Tain Way' 15kms Sailing - Carlingford Yacht Club Fishing - Of the beach at Greenore - fresh water fishing Newry Canal Sea Angling - www.ukcharterboats.co.uk Golfing - Greenore Golf Club - Warrenpoint Golf Club Mountain biking Arts And Crafts - Landscapes of outstanding beauty Wind Surfing & Kayaking - www.carlingfordadventure.com Bird watching Cookery School - Check out www.ghanhouse.com Horse Riding - info@ravensdalelodge.com Swimming at the blue flag Templetown or Shellinghill beach Greyhound and Horse Racing - Dundalk Guided Heritage Walking Tours
How to get there
Directions from Dublin (85km) Drive North on the M1 towards Belfast Take exit 18 for Dundalk north/Carlingford then take the third exit off the first roundabout, follow the sign for Carlingford - Continue for 14km and take the left turn for Carlingford. Pass through Carlingford traveling along the coastal road heading towards Omeath. Travel approx 5Km , At the foot of each road going into the mountain is a sign with a number. When you see sign number L7056 then you have arrived. G.P.S. -Sat- Nav If you are using a sat-nav and traveling north from Dublin, please set your location to Greenore and approx 1 mile from Greenore turn left along the Carlingford / Omeath / Newry Road. This road will take you along the coast and is a much safer road than the mountain road. The cottage is approx 3.2 miles from Carlingford and less than 1 mile from the crossroads at Omeath. Look for lane number L7056 - the cottage is at the corner entrance of that lane. Directions from Belfast (74 km) To get to the Newry Canal with G.P.S. pop in post code BT35 8AA Drive South on the M1 towards Dublin Take the Warrenpoint / Newry exit and drive into Newry. Follow the Warrenpoint sign through Newry, The Warrenpoint road is on one side of the canal and the Omeath / Carlingford road is on the other side of the canal, so look out for The Quays shopping centre and take a left on to the Albert Basin and travel along the canal road heading towards Omeath. Drive through Omeath along the shore road towards Carlingford and approx 1.3 Km from the cross roads in Omeath you will find the cottage. At the foot of each road going into the mountain is a sign with a number, when you see sign number L7056, stop, you have arrived.
Airport: Belfast or Dublin: 100.0 km
Railway: Newry: 12.0 km
Ferry: Dublin or Belfast: 100.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km
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