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Duffys of Ballybin - The Henhouse - 4-star accommodation - Ashbourne

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Duffys of Ballybin is a family-owned farm in south County Meath, between Ashbourne and Ratoath, offering self-catering holiday accommodation. Duffys of Ballybin offers the best of both worlds. The apartments are refurbished traditional farm buildings, located in a quiet secluded yard, surrounded by fields and forest. However, it is within easy reach of the local towns, for shopping and leisure. In fact, downtown Dublin is less than 45 minutes away and it is only a 20-minute drive to the airport. The Hill of Tara, New Grange, Trim Castle, the historic Book of Kells, Tayto Park, championship golf courses and beautiful beaches are all within easy reach of Duffys of Ballybin....Duffys of Ballybin is a family-owned farm in south County Meath, between Ashbourne and Ratoath, offering self-catering holiday accommodation. Duffys of Ballybin offers the best of both worlds. The apartments are refurbished traditional farm buildings, located in a quiet secluded yard, surrounded by fields and forest. However, it is within easy reach of the local towns, for shopping and leisure. In fact, downtown Dublin is less than 45 minutes away and it is only a 20-minute drive to the airport. The Hill of Tara, New Grange, Trim Castle, the historic Book of Kells, Tayto Park, championship golf courses and beautiful beaches are all within easy reach of Duffys of Ballybin.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Ciaran B
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2017
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Reviewed 13 July 2020

We had to make a trip home from Canada and needed somewhere to quarantine for 2 weeks. My wife came across Duffys and we are so grateful we found it. I can not say enough about how great a place this is to stay. The...More

Date of stay: June 2020
Thank CorkKevin
Duffy1780, VR Owner at Duffys of Ballybin - The Henhouse - 4-star accommodation - Ashbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2020

Hi Kevin, thank you for a lovely review, glad you had such a great experience and hope you are doing well. Ciaran

Reviewed 23 November 2019

With two small kids, this place was perfect for us. Greeted on arrival by the super friendly Ciarán who immediately set about telling us all the great things to do in the area. The farm is in a great location for exploring both the countryside...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Marcelo H
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Reviewed 28 August 2019

The Hen House is a great spot to relax after a days sight-seeing. Stayed here with my wife our daughter and her two kids. The place is really family friendly, our grand kids loved it as did we all. Ciaran the owner gives you a...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank O3429MYjohnr
Reviewed 12 April 2019 via mobile

We recently stayed in The Henhouse, which was perfect for our family of 4. It was very spacious and immaculately clean and had every amenity you need to make it feel like a home from home. It was very peaceful and quiet in an idyllic...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Johnsab104
Duffy1780, VR Owner at Duffys of Ballybin - The Henhouse - 4-star accommodation - Ashbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2019

Thanks, glad you had a good experience. C

Reviewed 12 April 2019 via mobile

I stayed in the cowshed for 4 months over the winter whilst competing a training course at Dublin airport. The property was perfect for my needs, located a short drive from the airport it gave me a peaceful haven to return to and study quietly...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank tamzinr284
Duffy1780, VR Owner at Duffys of Ballybin - The Henhouse - 4-star accommodation - Ashbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2019

Thanks T, glad you had a good experience. C.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Internet Access
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Wi-Fi
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About the neighbourhood
Ashbourne is a medium-sized two just two miles away, which has five supermarkets and a cinema. It also has a bus service that will bring you to the airport, to Dublin and from there to all points beyond. The Hill of Tara, the UNESCO New Grange site, Trim Castle, the historic Book of Kells, Tayto Park, championship golf courses and beautiful beaches are all within easy reach of Duffys of Ballybin.
Getting around
You will almost certainly need a car, because we are on a farm. If you wish to travel on public transport you can park your car in the nearby towns and take the 103 bus to Dublin, every 20 minutes, or take the 109a bus to the airport.
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