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Holywood Hill Country Cottages

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Holywood Hill (Summer 2016)
Covid-19 Regulations approved - Good to welcome visitors July2020
Original watercolour painting a present to us from one of our guests - view from Ballycultra Cottage
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Holywood Hill Country Cottages are new holiday cottages in the heart of the North Down tranquil countryside, yet only ten minutes drive from Belfast, Titanic Quarter, City Airport, Bangor, Newtownards, Dundonald and Holywood, a great location to explore Northern Ireland. The cottages, set in 8 acres of private grounds with an extensive area for secure parking, have recently achieved a 4* rating from the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and have everything you need for individuals, couples or families to enjoy a wonderful holiday. There are two cottages available, so if it appears that there is a booking on the dates you are interested in, please send me an enquiry message and I will check if the other cottage is available for your stay. Please email me directly or send a message to ...Holywood Hill Country Cottages are new holiday cottages in the heart of the North Down tranquil countryside, yet only ten minutes drive from Belfast, Titanic Quarter, City Airport, Bangor, Newtownards, Dundonald and Holywood, a great location to explore Northern Ireland. The cottages, set in 8 acres of private grounds with an extensive area for secure parking, have recently achieved a 4* rating from the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and have everything you need for individuals, couples or families to enjoy a wonderful holiday. There are two cottages available, so if it appears that there is a booking on the dates you are interested in, please send me an enquiry message and I will check if the other cottage is available for your stay. Please email me directly or send a message to check if there are any discounts available for the dates of your stay. Ballydavey cottage, on the ground floor has two large bedrooms and sleeps 4. Ballycultra Cottage, on the first floor, also has two large bedrooms and sleeps 3 - this cottage has the attraction of a beautiful balcony to relax and enjoy the uninterrupted views over Belfast Lough. Both cottages are fitted out to a very high standard with electric central heating and solar panels, and come complete with free WIFI, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, cooker with glass hob, large television, DVD player, bed linen, towels and a welcome pack. There is also a fully equipped laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing facilities. A large outdoor grass area, BBQ facilities and Ballymenach forest walks across the road will ensure you experience the relaxation of countryside living. We warmly welcome families, walkers, cyclists and golfers, as the beautiful Ulster Way and many golf courses, including the famous Rory McIlroy's local club, are only a few minutes drive away. Visitors are always impressed with the variety of unique shops, restaurants, wine bars and cafes' in Holywood as it is an excellent location for exploring Belfast, North Down and beyond.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Wendy H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Everthing was brilliant.The accomodation is great (comfortable, spotless and well-equiped) and set in a calm and soothing environment with wonderful views over the Belfast Lough. The owners are warm and welcoming. They have obviously put a great deal of thought into this accomodation to ensure...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank KCrawford69
Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you so much for a really lovely review of our cottage. It was lovely to see the children playing around in the garden having fun. It's taken me a while to respond to your review and in the meantime it's great to take another...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the lower cottage for four nights - we regularly visit family in Northern Ireland (from Scotland) - this time we were over for a family wedding in Holywood and Belfast, and needed some decent rented accommodation (for myself, my husband and our...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Il662017
Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you so, so much for taking the time to write such a detailed and helpful review of your stay in Ballydavey Cottage. We are so glad you found the cottage bright, airy and most importantly 'immaculately clean' with everything you needed for your holiday....More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

We stayed here for a family holiday. My Dad had stayed before and spoke so highly of Holywood Hill Country Cottages that we were worried that he'd built up our expectations! We were not at all disappointed! The accommodation was spotless and there was a...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

What a really really lovely review. We do look forward to your Dad and his brother and sister visiting each summer. It was lovely that he brought his family all over this time to celebrate his special birthday. We're delighted that the cottages lived up...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Absolutely fantastic! We stayed here for a family wedding occupying both cottages and were delighted with all aspects. Wendy was a joy to deal with from our initial booking right up to the day we left. The cottages and surrounding area completely exceeded all our...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank BEN S
Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you so very much for a lovely review. We have had a number of guests this year renting both cottages, so family's can holiday together. So pleased you really enjoyed your stay and the cottages exceeded your expectations..... Thanks again. Wendy

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful accommodation tucked away in the Holywood Hills. Warm greeting from Wendy and an amazing welcome basket. House was spotless and warm, with everything you need for an enjoyable stay. Amazing views over Belfast Lough Highly recommended and we will definitely be back

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank KatieandCal
Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

'Hidden Gem' - that's very kind. Chuffed you found the cottage clean and warm. Thanks for the lovely recommendation and review.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Northern Ireland is a country of beauty and variety; and no part of it combines so much of each in so neat and compact an area as the heart of Down. The world knows that the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea - at Newcastle. The sea itself invades the land, forming the great bird sanctuary and yachting paradise of Strangford Lough. St Patrick sailed into the lough in A.D. 432 and eventually died - at Downpatrick. The Ards Peninsula with it's rolling drumlins and protected coves forms a shelter for the waters of Strangford Lough. Patrick Bronte, whose three daughters became great novelists, inspired them by tales of his youth in the Bann Valley. The quiet river valley from Banbridge to Rathfriland is nowadays called The Bronte Country. Here is a concentration of delights for w...
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