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McEvoy Cottage, Ballymascanlon, Dundalk. 4* cottage in rural setting.

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum 
Holiday Rental House
McEvoy Cottage - Nestled at the foot of the Cooley mountains on the coastal waters of Dundalk Bay, Ireland. What Greets You at McEvoy Holiday Cottage, Dundalk Over 200 years old, McEvoy Farm cottage is a beautiful and traditional cottage, which was once part of a small 15 acre farm. The property has recently been extensively but gently refurbished, with care being taken to ensure it has retained its unique charm and character, while offering all the luxury and comfort one expects from a holiday rental cottage. Situated in a quiet rural setting McEvoy Cottage is perfectly located to enjoy all the local amenities, from beautiful beaches to cosy family run pubs and restaurants. On top of that the cottage is just five minutes drive from the busy town of Dundalk and the award winning ...McEvoy Cottage - Nestled at the foot of the Cooley mountains on the coastal waters of Dundalk Bay, Ireland. What Greets You at McEvoy Holiday Cottage, Dundalk Over 200 years old, McEvoy Farm cottage is a beautiful and traditional cottage, which was once part of a small 15 acre farm. The property has recently been extensively but gently refurbished, with care being taken to ensure it has retained its unique charm and character, while offering all the luxury and comfort one expects from a holiday rental cottage. Situated in a quiet rural setting McEvoy Cottage is perfectly located to enjoy all the local amenities, from beautiful beaches to cosy family run pubs and restaurants. On top of that the cottage is just five minutes drive from the busy town of Dundalk and the award winning Dundalk (racing) Stadium, 2 minutes drive from the renowned Ballymascanlon golf course, and only a 10 min drive from the beautiful medieval village of Carlingford. Accommodation This cottage is beautifully decorated and furnished and will comfortably sleep 8 people between 3 beautiful bedrooms and the sofa-bed in the living room. All linen and towels are provided and price includes a full cleaning and laundry service. The two upstairs rooms have en-suite shower-rooms and offer stunning views of the Cooley mountains and across Dundalk Estuary. The third bedroom (smaller bedroom with double bed)-- on the ground floor -- has access to the back garden through double patio doors. The main bathroom is spacious and comfortable with a corner bath and separate shower unit. The country style kitchen/dining room is at the heart of the house and is fully equipped with electric hob, electric oven, dishwasher, television, microwave and fridge freezer. It also has double patio doors leading out to the private back garden. Complete with the impressive traditional open fire (including fireside chairs), the living room is very cosy and, as was mentioned has a couch/sofa bed, as well as a television and small coal cupboard. Additional Features McEvoy Cottage offers plentiful parking at the front of the cottage and the back-garden has a large decked area with BBQ at extra cost garden furniture. Inside there is also a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer and the house has oil fired central heating throughout.
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
One day is allowed but must not be on furniture or beds, and must not foul the front or rear garden. There are other dogs in neighboring houses. No parties allowed.
Bedrooms
1 Super King1 Queen1 Double
Bathrooms
2 Full baths1 Shower

Meet the host
Archie M
Hosting since February 2012
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80%
Response Time: Within a day

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Reviews (17)
Christiane P
Christiane P
Occitanie, France1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Merci beaucoup pour toutes ces belles choses
Nous avons adoré votre cottage si proche de ce que 'nous aimons'.Bravo pour votre bon goût ! Nous avons passé un très agréable séjour.
Visited August 2023
Written August 30, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Maps671444
Maps671444
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Quaint cottage
We were at the cottage as my daughter was getting married to a local lad from Dundalk. We had a lovely time and went into Carlingford for the day lovely quaint cottage with all the amenities you could possibly need, with a lovely garden to relax in.
Visited July 2019
Written August 2, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Suzie1974LFC
Suzie1974LFC
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Full of charm
I stayed for two nights at McEvoy cottage and had a wonderful stay. The cottage is situated in a beautiful spot and it’s lovely to go to sleep at night without the sounds of the city. The cottage itself is beautiful and cosy, which is exactly my cup of tea. There are a few little things which are worn but this adds even more to the charm and ambience of McEvoy Cottage. I cannot wait to stay again; absolutely loved it!
Visited June 2018
Written June 19, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

cswool
cswool
Stockport, United Kingdom4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
cosy holiday cottage
Wonderfully atmospheric cottage with real fires and nice clean home from home facilities in all the rooms. We were attending a wedding in Dundalk and this suited us well. We were a family group aged between 25 years and 89 years and everyone enjoyed their stay. The ground floor bedroom was a great facility for the older members of our group. We thought the price to be just right and communication very good with owners quickly responding. Would recommend a stay here to friends.
Visited April 2016
Written March 4, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

mrdaz_73
mrdaz_73
Upminster, United Kingdom29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely Cottage, Stunning Location, Excellent Stay
We arrived from our drive from Dublin airport and got the keys as described from the key coded lock at the door. We were so pleased that we had chosen an authentic rustic cottage, with real log fireplace in a cosy living room, a great fully equipped kitchen with even some basic essentials to get us going, and lovely rustic bedrooms with en-suites to all. The cottage has wifi and digital tv and a good supply of CD's for the music system and a well stocked book case (if you get the time to read in between all the great walks you can go on from the cottage!). We were lucky with the weather and enjoyed the decking area in the back garden. The views from the cottage are amazing, the Coolie mountains one side and the Salt water Marshes on the other. We lit the prepared log fire one evening and sung irish ditties to really give us an irish themed holiday! The cottage is well situated to Dundalk (about 10 min drive to centre) and very close to attractions such as The Fitzpatrick pub, Magic mountain and the Long Womans grave, all which we visited. We were also welcomed heartily by the neighbour whom also looks after the linen and cleaning and she was helpful in directions to places, and to ask her if there were any problems. The cottage was very clean, had plenty of linen, iron and ironing boards, and all the basic equipment you'd need for a short rural stay. We will be returning to McEvoy Cottage next year and spend longer to explore and look forward to it!
Visited August 2016 Travelled with family
Written September 13, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Caroline O
Caroline O
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Comfortable and enjoyable stay
We stayed at McEvoy house in June 2016 while attending a family wedding at Ballymacscalon Hotel. We house was conveniently near the hotel (c. 5 mins drive) and also very near Dundalk town and Carlingford. The house was very comfortable and had everything we needed for a very enjoyable stay.
Visited July 2016 Travelled with family
Written July 21, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Jessica B
Jessica B
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Great location close to Dundalk - a real Irish cottage!
My husband and some friends of ours rented the cottage on a trip ro Dundalk for a wedding at Darver Castle. Accomodations are limited in the town so the cottage was perfect for a real taste of Ireland! We would stay again. Everything went smoothly with the rental. The place was in good condition. Don't expect shampoo, conditioner, etc... need to bring that!!
Visited June 2016 Travelled as a couple
Written June 7, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

ReneBene
ReneBene
Charlestown, RI58 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely and comfortable!
Two couples enjoyed their relaxing and comfortable stay at the McEvoy Cottage. It truly is a beautiful spot and easy access to Dundalk and the Cooley Peninsula. The accommodations were great and they even had a grill! Just sitting in the cozy kitchen with the beautiful view of the Mountains of Mourne was delightful. I would say with humor, that guests should be asked not to feed the dogs, but I must admit I adored them!
Visited September 2015 Travelled as a couple
Written October 15, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Orlaith Q
Orlaith Q
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great time
7 of us stayed in this lovely cottage for a weekend and were very pleased with the whole thing. Good location and everything you would need.
Visited May 2015
Written June 27, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Ian S
Ian S
Alloa, United Kingdom4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Propery comfortable and ideally suited as a base for an enjoyable holiday.
Situated in a beautiful part of Ireland, McEvoy Cottage has been furnished and equipped to a good standard to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable holiday. Steeped in history we particularly liked the extensive background information that was provided in relation to the cottage and the family who own it. We were also impressed by the old traditional fire surround and open fire in the lounge which helps create a cosy atmosphere - lit prior to our arrival which was a nice touch. Had we visited during the summer months I’m pretty sure the large decked area and BBQ would have been well used – it certainly looked good. The peaceful setting makes the cottage a perfect place to relax and unwind but it is also suitable for those wishing to use it as a base to explore the surrounding area and to do that and for access the use of a motor vehicle is essential. The nearest town is Dundalk which is about 5 minutes away by car but there are also a number of other lovely places within a short drive such as Carlingford and Blackrock. Also both Belfast and Dublin are less than an hour’s drive - Black Cab tour and the Titanic Experience are a must if going to Belfast. We would also recommend a visit to Stone Age Passage Tomb at Newgrange in the Boyne Valley which is about 30 minutes away just off the road to Dublin. Prior to our visit we were told that local restaurants would pick us up and take us back – we were a bit sceptical regarding this claim but I can confirm that there are some that do in fact do that. Although we were there for a week unfortunately we didn’t manage to visit the Ballymascanlon House Hotel which is only a few minutes away by car – we were saving that for our last night but unfortunately we were invited to go elsewhere – it does however look impressive. All in all we had a great holiday and would recommend McEvoy Cottage to anyone looking for a quiet, comfortable holiday or a base from which to explore this lovely part of Ireland.
Visited March 2015 Travelled as a couple
Written May 15, 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Scenic views
  • Mountain views
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Nearby
  • Countryside area
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Outdoor amenities
  • Deck
  • Private yard
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Parking
  • Parking available
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer

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About the neighbourhood
A wide variety of activities are available locally such as hill walking, fishing, horse/dog racing and horse riding. There are a number of forest parks and beaches within a 6 km distance. Local historical sites, including the distinctive Proleek Dolmen, are within a pleasant 35min walk. The golf enthusiast is well catered for with an 18-hole course available in the adjoining Ballymascanlon House Hotel. There are as many as nine courses in the county (five of which are within a 20km drive). Carlingford, a beautiful medieval village set at the foot of the Cooley Mountains is only a fifteen minute drive away and overlooks the Mountains of Mourne on its northern coast. It is a haven for adventure and water sport enthusiasts. The Adventure Centre offer a variety of activities including sailing, canoeing, archery, water skiing, windsurfing, kayaking, orienteering, abseiling, pier jumping, climbing and hill walking, to name but a few.
Access
Car advised

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 p.m. Check out by 11 a.m.
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner
Additional fees may apply: - Tax rate | 21 GBP per stay Low season stay are subject to a £60 heating supplement per week and £25 per weekend.

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