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Seal Cabin

Beach Rental -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Strangford, County Down, Northern Ireland
Strangford has been a local favourite with family and friends for many years. Seal Cabin provides the opportunity to unplug from the internet and distractions of television in this secluded spot on the outskirts of Strangford village. The cabin would be described as a bijou seaside bedsit retreat which can sleep up to 4 people. Its open plan living gives views from every room of Strangford Lough and out to the Irish Sea. The cabin has 1 double bed, living space with comfortable sofa bed and cast iron gas stove, compact dining table and chairs, kitchenette and shower room. The kitchenette is small but functional with a refrigerator, counter top oven, portable ceramic hob, sink, toaster, kettle and appropriate kitchenware.
For guests who don’t want to miss their favourite television shows we have a television with built in dvd playe...
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Listing #HL6854614
About the Owner
Sonya M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2015
Interaction with guests
Generally the hosts Sonya and Mark are on hand for any queries however guests come and go as they please during their stay. The cabin has a Welcome Folder which contains information about the local area, tourist information, facilities etc. Sonya and/or Mark usually meet guests on arrival to explain things about the local area and answer any queries they may have. If they can't they will be in touch with guests and try to address any queries or provide assistance prior to their stay.
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Just home from our stay at Seal Cabin. Lovely little retreat and perfect for some downtime. Cosy and gorgeous morning views. Loved it!

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Amanda M
Journey612241, VR Owner at Seal Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thanks Amanda for your lovely Review we really appreciate it and will hopefully see you again in the future. Sonya and Mark

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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: October 2018
Journey612241, VR Owner at Seal Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018


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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I spent a week in seal cabin on an art retreat. It's a perfect setting for getting away from it all, great views, very peaceful and relaxing. The cabin is very clean and comfy. Mark and Sonya are welcoming hosts. There is a lovely outside...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Amanda N
Journey612241, VR Owner at Seal Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Hi Amanda we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and will hopefully see you in the future for another art retreat or otherwise. Sonya and Mark

  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
During your stay we ask that the main guest is at least 18 years old to rent Seal Cabin (proof of ID may be requested, if necessary). NO drugs, NO smoking inside cabin or on the...
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Close to Cloghy Rocks Natural Nature Reserve; Kilclief Castle and beach; Ballyhornan beach; Castle Ward (Game of Thrones and Winterfell tours); Downpatrick and Newcastle.

Ideal for walkers, cyclists, kayaking, canoeing or relaxing.
Getting around
There is a bus service from Strangford village into Downpatrick which is the main town, this links into other areas/locations with a regular bus service.

There is also a local taxi but would recommend booking as there is only one.l
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Belfast city: 45.0 km
Railway: Belfast: 45.0 km
Ferry: Strangford Ferry: 2.0 km
Take A24 from Belfast driving towards Downpatrick on A7

At roundabout going into Downpatrick, turn first turn off sign posted to Strangford

Take next turn on right hand side, sign posted to Strangford on A25

Drive approximately 8 miles until you arrive in Strangford village

When in village, drive past Spar and Hole in the Wall pub on right hand side driving straight until you see Mace shop on right hand side (corner)

Turn corner Mace is on, sign posted to Ardglass

Drive approximately 1-1.5 miles on Shore Road until you see sign for Seal Cabin on right hand side (opposite to Lough)

Seal Cabin is located up short lane with 2 large pillars – 53 Shore Road. Welcome sign will be visible
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.5 km.
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