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Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory

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The Mayfly Room is stunningly pretty and has a King size Half Tester bed
The sitting room has been furnished in the style of an Irish Georgian country house.
The Linen Room's en suite bathroom has a walk-in electric shower.
1 of 18The Mayfly Room is stunningly pretty and has a King size Half Tester bed
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Overview
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Old Rectory is a luxury 5 Star Tourism N Ireland accredited self-catering property in the grounds of a historic Grade II listed Georgian residence with gardens overlooking Belfast Lough. We're only ten minutes drive from the vibrant Belfast City centre & the exciting new Titanic Building, Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall. We're within easy reach of all motorways & en route to the beautiful Antrim Coast & the Giants Causeway. Our featured property is The Old Rectory which is an original 200-year old house beside the main residence, beautifully refurbished and one of only a few Tourism N Ireland Registered 5 Star properties with its own private terrace area on front lawn overlooking Belfast Lough....The Old Rectory is a luxury 5 Star Tourism N Ireland accredited self-catering property in the grounds of a historic Grade II listed Georgian residence with gardens overlooking Belfast Lough. We're only ten minutes drive from the vibrant Belfast City centre & the exciting new Titanic Building, Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall. We're within easy reach of all motorways & en route to the beautiful Antrim Coast & the Giants Causeway. Our featured property is The Old Rectory which is an original 200-year old house beside the main residence, beautifully refurbished and one of only a few Tourism N Ireland Registered 5 Star properties with its own private terrace area on front lawn overlooking Belfast Lough.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We require a Booking form completed giving principal guest's postal address, names of other guests and ages if under 15. No one not named on the Booking form to stay in property overnight. On departure we expect the property to be left clean and tidy with all dishes washed otherwise we shall need to take a fee from the deposit
Bathrooms
4 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Abigail W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

Beautiful place to stay. The location was great, just a short drive into the city. It was quiet, no road noise at all, with a great fish and chip shop within a 10min stroll. Loved having the sea and the walkway practially on the doorstep....More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank paulaf265
Odyssey359092, VR Owner at Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review and it was a pleasure having you and your family stay here. We appreciated your kind gift of beautiful flowers too.

Reviewed March 25, 2019

Four of us stayed here for a conference in Belfast, we came a couple of days early to enjoy Northern Ireland. The house is great, very comfortable, all amenities and in a great location, fifteen minutes drive from Belfast City Airport and Belfast City Centre,...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Jackie T
Odyssey359092, VR Owner at Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

We enjoyed having you and your friends stay here. Very many thanks for taking the time in your busy life to write such a marvellous review of our property.

Reviewed June 20, 2018

We five American golfers came to Belfast and stayed here. The location was ideal, well-situated to jump on and off the M roads for quick travel to the north and south. The home is beautiful and well-appointed. We were blessed with fantastic weather, which only...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Connector255550
Management response:Responded June 22, 2018

What a superb review - very many thanks. We appreciate your taking the time to write this. It was a pleasure having you and your friends stay here and we were delighted that you had such fabulous weather for your golf!

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Ok so it is Ireland - so there was rain! But the house is just fabulous. Your own access to the coastal path and within 5 miles of everything we wanted to do. Belfast Zoo is 2 mins away, the titanic and W5 are just...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank keeleyp908
Management response:Responded April 11, 2018

What a wonderful review of our property. We are most grateful for you taking the time to write this as you must have been busy when you got home. It was a delight to have you and your family stay here.

Reviewed June 4, 2017

We visited to view The Old Rectory. Wow... What a beautiful house. It is stunningly decorated and furnished and with all modern amenities in the bathrooms/shower rooms and kitchen. The photos on the website do not do it justice. I don't think photographs could capture...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Helen L
Management response:Responded June 5, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a brilliant review of our property. You were both such a pleasure to meet and we are looking forward to your friends coming to stay later this year.

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Reviewed August 9, 2016

We recently had the good fortune to rent this home for a week for a family wedding. I highly recommend this property which is one of three of Abbey Self Catering. We actually had to switch houses midway through our stay and Rosemary could not...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Management response:Responded August 11, 2016

Thank you for such a positive review of our property. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in two of our houses and hope that you will return some time in the future.

Reviewed December 16, 2015

Best holiday ever. The was house was immaculate, plenty of room. The children enjoyed the garden and we all enjoyed the view of the sea. Would definitely book again.

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank 05081941
Management response:Responded December 27, 2015

Thank you for writing such a splendid review of our beautiful house and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing us for this very special occasion.

Reviewed November 30, 2015

We booked The Old Rectory for a family occassion because it had 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and was convenient to where we needed to be. The amazing grounds,the view and the accomodation were pure bonus. Public transport is virtually at the door and shops...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank venos57
Management response:Responded December 2, 2015

I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful Old Rectory and do hope that you'll get a chance to return some summer to enjoy our stunning grounds and the Rectory's private terrace on the front lawn. It was a pleasure having you...More

Reviewed September 2, 2015

We were here while waiting for a channel swim. What a wonderful accommodation, lovely location close enough to Belfast. But ideally situated on the coast. Easy access to the beach and a lovely area to swim and to watch the ferries coming into Belfast. All...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank scissorgob
Management response:Responded September 4, 2015

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we certainly enjoyed you all being here - we're not used to such energetic people with your early morning swims! Thank you for writing such a detailed and complimentary review on our beautiful house.

Reviewed May 27, 2015

What a fantastic house which had everything you needed and was beautifully decorated. The location on the shore of Belfast Lough was terrific and the house was in a quiet lane, yet within 2 minutes drive from the motorway network and only 20 minutes by...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank Stephen L
Management response:Responded May 29, 2015

We enjoyed having you and your delightful family stay in The Old Rectory and pleased that you had such a successful and interesting time and were able to visit some familiar places from when you lived here in Northern Ireland. Thank you for taking the...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Blender
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
We are close to all motorways. Bus and train services pass close by, and guests also enjoy the convenience of a 24 hour shop within 2 minutes walk. The 800-year old Carrickfergus Castle, one of Irelands oldest and most impressive Norman castles, is only 8 miles away. Belfast Zoo, Fortwilliam Golf Club, the beautiful and historic Cave Hill offering stunning views over Belfast & the Lough, are all only ten minutes drive. The main residence has direct private access to the coastal path and beach, where you can enjoy leisurely walks and a gently scenic cycle.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory

Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory has 4 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.