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Charming 'Rose' Cottage in Greyabbey village, Strangford Lough, County Down

Large spacious and bright kitchen with dining table and all modern conveniences
Rose Cottage - a cosy and deceptively spacious Irish cottage on the fringes of a historic village
Original beamed ceiling in Rose Cottage living room - full of character
The courtyard at Rose Cottage - sheltered and private and a great sunny spot
No Irish kitchen would be complete without a Belfast sink!
Original sash windows in the living room
The kitchen looks out onto a sunny courtyard beyond
Every word is true!
Large master bedroom with original beam ceiling and ensuite bathroom
Another few vintage buys from the local antique shops
Grab a cushion and a book and watch the world go by!
Hoops courtyard - home of Hoops coffee shop, boutique and antique shops
Only 5 minutes drive is this beautiful beach at nearby Ballywalter
No visit would be complete without a visit to Mount Stewart - 3 minutes drive away
The stunning and serene grounds of the Abbey - just across the street from Rose Cottage
'Hoops' Coffee shop - the perfect sunny spot for coffee/ lunch - peruse the antique shops after!
1 of 16Large spacious and bright kitchen with dining table and all modern conveniences
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Greyabbey, County Down, Northern Ireland
'Rose Cottage' is a pretty, traditional Irish cottage which dates back to 1860. It is located on a quiet listed street on the edge of the historic village of Greyabbey with its Cistercian abbey dating back to 1160. The abbey is set in beautiful parkland and is just across the way from the cottage, the perfect spot for walks and picnics. Greyabbey has a number of historic buildings and a great selection of antique and vintage shops, restaurants and coffee shops. The village is on the side of Strangford Lough which has a multitude of attractions.

Rose Cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway or for a young family. As the bathroom is ensuite it may not suit parties of adults.
The cottage has been recently renovated and furnished with a mixture of vintage and contemporary pieces yet maintains its rustic charm with many original f...
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Listing #HL528166
About the Owner
Janet H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I live close by and I'm on-hand to help you with anything during your stay!
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a 6 night stay in Rose Cottage. It is a beautiful cottage full of charm and character and from the first night to the last it was so comfortable and was just like a home from home. Janet and her brother Trevor...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

We came along to celebrate my fiancee's birthday and to check out the accommodation ahead of our wedding next year. Janet could not have been more helpful, giving us a tour on arrival and making us feel very much at home. Rose cottage is amazing,...More

Thank G F
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Rose Cottage is full of character and charm. It was cosy and perfect for our few nights away! Although we did not need her we knew that the owner would be on hand any time if we required assistance. We had a wonderful time exploring...More

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  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Peak Season
3 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
Peak Season
3 nights
29 Sep 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
Peak Season
2 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: C$250 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning/laundry: C$33 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Rose Cottage is on the edge of the small village of Greyabbey and is within easy walking distance of the ruins of the stunning 12th century Cistercian Abbey and its beautiful parkland, local play park, boutique, antique and vintage shops, coffee shops and restaurants and just a short drive to the beautiful beach and harbour of Ballywalter. Major supermarkets and amenities at Newtownards are just 10 minutes drive away. All major attractions of Strangford Lough are on your doorstep including the pretty towns of Portaferry and Strangford, the historic town of Downpatrick and stunning National Trust properties at Mount Stewart and Castleward. All the major attractions of Northern Ireland are accessible including Belfast just 25 minutes away, the Mourne Mountains 50 minutes drive and the North... more
Getting around
We recommend you hire a car to make the best of seeing the sites around this pretty area. If you prefer to travel by public transport it is possible to get a bus from Belfast to Greyabbey via Newtownards. It takes approximately 1 hour. The bus stops are located close to the cottage.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: George Best Belfast City Airport: 22.0 km
Railway: Bangor: 16.0 km
Ferry: Belfast: 24.0 km
From Belfast International Airport
On leaving the airport follow the signs to Belfast. These will lead you on to the M2 motorway straight to Belfast. As you approach the end of the motorway (it broadens into 5 or 6 lanes), follow the signs for the M3 in the direction of Bangor/Newtownards. **As you pass George Best Airport on your left prepare to exit at the A55 Outer Ring/A20 Newtownards. Therein follow the signs for the A20 to Newtownards. * As you approach Newtownards you will come to a major roundabout. Follow the signs for Portaferry along the A20. Greyabbey is situated 7 miles outside of Newtownards. When you reach the roundabout in Greyabbey, take the first left along Main Street. At the T-junction take a right onto Church Street. Rose Cottage is located on your left hand side....
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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