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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 6 April 2017

Enjoyed a memorable time once again at this first class venue. Wendy and David once again had everything ready and prepared and little Ayla who is only 20 months old even had her own playhouse outside together with the chickens which she loved. The accommodation...More

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

Thank you so much for a lovely review and for bringing your family to Holywood Hill. We love it when guests come back to stay and we get to meet them again and again. Looking forward to seeing you for your summer holidays later this...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Excellent well equipped accommodation. Nothing was missing and there was a utility room that was like Aladdin's cave. The welcome basket with home baking and fresh laid eggs was a wonderful surprise , as was the constant supply of eggs through the week. Energetic walk...More

Date of stay: March 2017
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Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your informative review for our future guests. Glad you enjoyed your peaceful stay at Holywood Hill. Lovely to meet you. David

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

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Date of stay: February 2017
Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

I can honestly say it's better than the lovely pictures, Stunning view and a nice rural location. Wendy was lovely and her husband fixed a very small issue immediately. The apartment was modern, well presented and had everything you would need. Lovely welcome basket provided...More

Date of stay: December 2016
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Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thanks for your lovely review and tips for our future guests. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Wendy xx

Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Look no further, book this as your accommodation, it's first class. A great location, with amazing views from the property itself and a good base to explore Northern Ireland. Immaculately clean and all the amenities you could wish for in the cottage or within easy...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Ruth S
Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

What a title to your review 'book this accommodation - it's first class!' It's great our visitors can walk down to the bottom of the garden to meet the hens in the hen run - their eggs are tasty! Thank you so much for your...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

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Date of stay: September 2016
Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We could not recommend staying here more! The apartment was immaculately clean and beautifully and stylishly decorated.The kitchen was fully stocked with every piece of equipment you could possibly need to make a meal. Even the small things like washing up liquid, salt and pepper...More

Date of stay: August 2016
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Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review our cottages and for the helpful information for our future guests to read. Even though we are in such a peaceful countryside location, you're right..... we're only 10 minutes from Belfast City Centre. Hoping to see you again...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

Stayed at the cottage ground floor apartment with partner and mum and dad for a week. We had never been to NI before but had some family in Bangor so this was a great base, within easy reach of Belfast as well. The cottage was...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Thanks for a great review. Glad you got good weather during your stay to enjoy the lovely sunsets, they certainly can take your breath away. Really appreciate you taking the time to review our cottages. Wendy

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic self catered apartment, great location in the country but not far from central Belfast. Apartment spotlessly clean on arrival with a lovely welcome basket.

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank SkippyNZ83
Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Thanks a million for your lovely review. Wendy

Reviewed 21 July 2016

Perfect cottage with the best views! Close to Belfast and surrounding tourist attractions. The welcome baskets filled with fresh eggs, bread, muffins, chocolate, milk and butter was exactly what we needed after a long trip from NZ and the welcome basket full of toys for...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Justine M
Holywood H, VR Owner at Holywood Hill Country Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Awh - glad that you felt at home after such a long trip. It can be a challenge travelling with little ones and we try and make it as easy as possible with the little extras included to make you feel at home. Thanks a...More

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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