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Flora Cottage, Millin Bay

18 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Do you want a retreat away from it all. Or a comfortable base from which to explore or to play golf. Flora Cottage is in the secluded Millin Bay surrounded by rural activities. Plenty of wildlife, walking in drumlins, cycling, archeology, riding,painting. It is an ideal place to explore from - Strangford Lough, Downpatrick or further afield to Belfast,the Antrim coast or even Dublin. Flora is highly equipped and we can arrange laundry, catering or buy in your groceries to await your arrival. There is a taxi service that can take you to Portaferry, three miles away, for dinner or live music in a local pub. Or you can curl up by the open fire and relax with a glass of wine and a good book. The choice is yours. Enjoy....Do you want a retreat away from it all. Or a comfortable base from which to explore or to play golf. Flora Cottage is in the secluded Millin Bay surrounded by rural activities. Plenty of wildlife, walking in drumlins, cycling, archeology, riding,painting. It is an ideal place to explore from - Strangford Lough, Downpatrick or further afield to Belfast,the Antrim coast or even Dublin. Flora is highly equipped and we can arrange laundry, catering or buy in your groceries to await your arrival. There is a taxi service that can take you to Portaferry, three miles away, for dinner or live music in a local pub. Or you can curl up by the open fire and relax with a glass of wine and a good book. The choice is yours. Enjoy.More
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About the Owner
Karen E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

We're just back from a great week in what is a lovely, well finished cottage in a very quiet area and with a fantastic view. The deck was a perfect place to sit and relax (and yes, we saw the hares too!) and what a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank HAF122
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We know the area very well, and have stayed close by in the past. We visited Kearney again and followed the coast road from Cloughey to the north side of Portaferry. The scenery is spectacular. The roads in the area are quiet so ideal for...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank SmileyFace1000
Management response:Responded June 24, 2018

Delighted you enjoyed yourselves. yes - good cycling - also great sailing and walking. We look forward to welcoming you back. Karen

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Had two lovely weeks here in May. Flora Cottage has a wonderful location right on the sea and it helped me to relax and feel calm. It's fantastic to sit in the Living Room and watch the sea and sky change from your armchair. The...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Jutsy
Management response:Responded May 30, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay. I arrive with great intentions of working but the soporific atmosphere takes over and relaxation kicks in! I am glad you met the hares- they had gone for a while but they are back now along with the heron,...More

Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is our second short stay in Flora Cottage, and is unlikely to be our last. The cottage is the perfect location to act as a base to visit all the wonderful places on the Ards Peninsula and across the Strangford Ferry. As it turns...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank John T
Management response:Responded April 4, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes - to be able to watch a raging sea from the comfort of Flora is hard to beat. Karen

Reviewed September 8, 2017

t was such a great pleasure and a privilege to spend time in Flora Cottage and we enjoyed it immensely. The scenery, wildlife and changing colours of sea and sky were so entrancing that we were reluctant to leave the sheltered deck with its comfortable...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank jennifer472
Management response:Responded September 11, 2017

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We love it but suspect we are biased! One of the greatest attractions is the ever- changing scenery, light and wildlife - you never get bored. Hope to see you back next year

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Sliding double doors to deck 10 yards from sea Airy open plan sitting kitchen dining room Well stocked kitchen for trying new recipes Drying area for wet clothes Views of the sea from every room Master bedroom ensuite View the video on http//www.millinbaycottage.com
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About the neighbourhood
Portaferry (3 miles from Flora Cottage) is a small town at the bottom of the Ards Peninsula with a marina and boat trips round Strangford Lough. There are restaurants and pubs playing live Irish music as well as shops selling local produce and meat. On Saturday morning in the summer there is a country market and year round there are open markets in Newtownards and Bangor. The peninsula is an archaeological haven and home to the aquarium. There are a host of anique shops in Greyabbey and Mount Stewart is only 30 minutes away. On the peninsula there are two golf clubs, riding schools, art galleries,national trust properties, restaurants, pubs and so much more. Beautiful beaches, walking and cycling trails, wildlife and fishing.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km
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