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Bridge Cottage

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Bridge Cottage is a three bedroom detached property offering spacious, comfortable accommodation located on the spectacular Ards Peninsula which boasts a wealth of arts and crafts, fantastic local produce, history, heritage and natural beauty. Guests can enjoy all the benefits of a contemporary build which has accommodation all on one level whilst retaining a cosy, characterful feel with its wood burning stove and homely decor. The cottage sleeps five in three bedrooms, a large double with en suite , a bright and airy twin room and a single. A cot, highchair, baby bath and safety fireguard are also available. Bed linen and towels supplied. The family bathroom has a bath with electric shower over and the en suite is equipped with a power shower. For relaxing evenings the family sitting room...Bridge Cottage is a three bedroom detached property offering spacious, comfortable accommodation located on the spectacular Ards Peninsula which boasts a wealth of arts and crafts, fantastic local produce, history, heritage and natural beauty. Guests can enjoy all the benefits of a contemporary build which has accommodation all on one level whilst retaining a cosy, characterful feel with its wood burning stove and homely decor. The cottage sleeps five in three bedrooms, a large double with en suite , a bright and airy twin room and a single. A cot, highchair, baby bath and safety fireguard are also available. Bed linen and towels supplied. The family bathroom has a bath with electric shower over and the en suite is equipped with a power shower. For relaxing evenings the family sitting room has a feature fireplace with wood burning stove, Smart TV with Freesat and DVD, the second sitting room has TV/DVD with Freesat, Freeview and a games console, a small library and toys and games. It has French doors opening onto a child friendly enclosed rear garden with patio, lawn and mature planting. There is furniture for al fresco dining and a BBQ. The cottage has a fully equipped, spacious kitchen diner with a range cooker, (plenty large enough to cater for a family get-together) microwave, dishwasher and DAB radio. Tea , coffee, sugar, oil, and condiments are provided along with washing up liquid, dishwasher tabs and washing detergent and fabric conditioner. The additional utility room has a washer and dryer and provides further access to the rear garden. Off road parking is available for two vehicles with access to the front of the property which has further gardens with lawns and seating. Situated in a rural location only minutes away from the picturesque village of Portaferry. All amenities are easily accessible with shop, garage, Post Office, off licence and takeaways within 1 mile in Cloughey village which also boasts a long sandy beach, the renowned Kirkistown Castle Golf Club and a children's play park. Portaferry itself offers restaurants, cafes, shops and bars and from here its iconic ferry takes you to the pretty harbour village of Strangford and beyond to Downpatrick and the Mourne mountains. From stately homes to 'Game of Thrones', outdoor pursuits or just relaxing, Bridge Cottage is an ideal base for discovering the hidden gems of County Down.More
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About the Owner
Elaine B
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2015
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Three of us spent 5 nights at Bridge Cottage. First of very impressed by communications prior with the owner Elaine , who met us on arrival. In the bungalow is a very useful folder about places to eat and the workings of the cottage. The...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Chris G
Relax596390, VR Owner at Bridge Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, glad you enjoyed the cottage.

Reviewed February 17, 2019

Bridge Cottage is immaculate, bright and spacious, and has everything you need with a really equipped kitchen and utility room, two sitting rooms with a TV in each and plenty of games and books for a wet week. The house was cosy and warm even...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Felicity J
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: July 2018
Relax596390, VR Owner at Bridge Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

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Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

My family & I spent two & a half weeks at the cottage & we had a fabulous time. The home is very spacious, clean & peaceful & has all the facilities you could ask for. It was beautifully decorated for our Christmas visit &...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank WindieMiller
Relax596390, VR Owner at Bridge Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Many thanks to you for the lovely review, glad you enjoyed your time in the cottage and thanks for the flowers.

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt the best holiday home we have ever stayed in house lovely and clean everything you could ask for we will definitely be back thank you Elaine xx

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank jeanal464
Management response:Responded August 26, 2018

Thank you so much, glad you liked the cottage, welcome back any time.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
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
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Portaferry and Strangford Lough are located in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Portaferry is home to the newly reopened Exploris Aquarium, the only aquarium in Northern Ireland. The National Trust properties of Casleward,(the Winterfell location from Game of Thrones ) , Mount Stewart and Rowallane are all nearby. Beaches in Cloughey and Knockinelder are great for the kids or take the ferry over to the pretty harbour village of Strangford and follow the St.Patrick trail to Downpatrick. The Ards Peninsula is famed its number of artists and craftspeople and annually hosts 'The Creative Peninsula' in August with special events and open studios. Portaferry plays host to a number of festivals throughout the year, so the visitor might just see vikings, local food, a regatta or ...
How to get there
Bus service available from Belfast Laganside Buscentre to the door, (requested stop 'Nunsbridge').
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