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Bridge Cottage

39 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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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 January 13, 2016

My family and I stayed at Bridge Cottage just after Christmas and into the new year, although the weather was not great we had a lovely time. It was very well equipped in the kitchen and included lots of games and a playstation, along with...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Aimeejono123
Management response:Responded January 13, 2016

Thank you for the great review, it is always nice to know when visitors have enjoyed their stay even when the weather is less than great.

Reviewed December 8, 2015

We stayed here last week for 3 nights and had the most wonderful time! Fantastic location and Elaine was so accommodating! Everything was there that you should need, we felt at home straight away! We love Portaferry and can't wait to come back to stay...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank JenBowds
Management response:Responded December 9, 2015

Lovely to meet you both and really glad you enjoyed your break, it was a pleasure to welcome you to stay. Hope to see you next year.

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Reviewed November 27, 2015

perfect cottage ideally located for all areas and lovely beaches the cottage was perfect attention to detail amazing everything you would ever need provided all modern conveniences and eco friendly spotlessly clean fantastic welcome pack Elaine & Clive friendly helpfull & welcoming ten out ten...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank un14mi6007
Management response:Responded November 30, 2015

Thank you for leaving such a nice review, we are so glad that you enjoyed you stay and look forward to welcoming you back next year.

Reviewed November 23, 2015

I stayed at Bridge Cottage with two colleagues for 3 days in November. We were working on a document we needed to finish, so it was more work than leisure, but we were HUGELY impressed with the quality of the accommodation. All of the rooms...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank storyjack
Management response:Responded November 24, 2015

So glad that you enjoyed your stay, and took the time to say so in your review. We would love to welcome you back anytime for work (or leisure).

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)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
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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