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Grove Fort, Self Catering Farmhouse, sleeps 6.

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Dromore, County Down, Northern Ireland
Grove Fort, which has just received it's Green Tourism Silver Award and World Host Training Certificate, is a two storied restored farmhouse on a working farm in the Dromara Hills. While it is quiet, rural and away from it all, it is ideally suited for easy access to most of Northern Ireland and some of the North Dublin area of the South. It is situated at the edge of the proposed Mourne National Park Area, an area of outstanding natural beauty, much loved by cyclists and walkers. A car is recommended to get there as public transport is limited to school buses. There are 2 reception rooms, well equipped kitchen/dining area including open fire and coal burning stove and shower/toilet on the ground floor with limited disability access. First floor has 3 bedrooms and bathroom/shower room. Central heating and double glazing throughout, am... Read more
Listing #FKN2388438
About the Owner
Annette R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
Hosts are available to hand over keys in person, can be called upon for assistance with any problems if and when they occur, are happy to advise about where to go, what to do etc or will leave you completely to your own devices if that is what you prefer.
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our weekend at Grove fort. The house was lovely and spacious with everything you need provided. Very friendly hosts too. We will be back!

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Amanda H
Annette1151, VR Owner at Grove Fort, Self Catering Farmhouse, sleeps 6., responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you Amanda. You will be very welcome!

Reviewed September 25, 2017

My family and I had a lovely weekend in this spacious homely cottage, it was in the beautiful country side of county Down. The cottage was warm, cosy and well equipped with every thing could possibly need. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Teresa C
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Date of stay: September 2017
Annette1151, VR Owner at Grove Fort, Self Catering Farmhouse, sleeps 6., responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017


  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Upon confirmation of booking the visitors must supply full name, permanent address and nationality of each person using the sleeping accommodation in accordance with The Tourism...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: C$86 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A refundable security deposit of £50 is requested with final payment. This is returned to the customer following inspection of the premises and may be retained to cover damages to the property.
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About the neighbourhood
Grove Fort farm is situated in mid to south Down in the rolling Dromara Hills on the edge of the Proposed National Park incorporating the Mourne Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The source of the river Lagan is just a couple of miles away in Slieve Croob Scenic Loop, as is Finnis Souterrain / Binder's Cove and the famous Legananny Dolman. The beautiful scenic 12 mile drive over the 'Rib' or the 'Windy Gap' will take you to Castlewellan or Newcastle in 20 minutes by car (where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea!) and perhaps slightly longer if you cycle or walkAt the top of the Rib, which is 2 miles away, on a clear day it is possible to see 5 of Northern Ireland's 6 Counties.

The main Dublin / Belfast road is just 6 miles away at Dromore; Belfast c...
Getting around
As previously stated we are quite rural so driving is the easiest way to get around. Trips to Giants Causeway, Game of Thrones sights and a few other places can be booked for guests but they would have to drive to, for example, Belfast to access these trips.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: George Best, Belfast City: 40.0 km
Railway: Lisburn: 23.0 km
Ferry: Belfast: 40.0 km
Guests need to have their own transport to stay in Grove Fort as there is no public transport except school buses twice daily. There is a large private parking space available at the rear of the house. Belfast International Airport is approximately 20 miles away as is the Belfast City Airport. Dublin Airport is slightly over an hour away. Belfast Port is 20 miles away and Larne Port is about 1 hour away. Most guests either drive their own vehicle from GB or Eire or hire a car at the Airport or Port
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 19.0 km.
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