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South Facing Rear Garden
Fully Fitted Kitchen
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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Located in the idyllic village of Strangford on the shores of Strangford Lough, Number 42 is a listed self catering property and accommodates up to 5 people. The accommodation has been extensively renovated in 2009. The rate for your holiday is fully inclusive and includes central heating, electric, bed linen and towels. There is a large south facing rear garden which is fully enclosed with an old stone wall including lockable gates. This is ideal for children as they can play without having to leave the premises giving Mum & Dad a well deserved break! There is also ample room to park your car at the bottom of the garden. Along with this there is a BBQ and garden furniture for your use. As Number 42 is situated in the village of Strangford you are within walking distance of shops, bars, r...Located in the idyllic village of Strangford on the shores of Strangford Lough, Number 42 is a listed self catering property and accommodates up to 5 people. The accommodation has been extensively renovated in 2009. The rate for your holiday is fully inclusive and includes central heating, electric, bed linen and towels. There is a large south facing rear garden which is fully enclosed with an old stone wall including lockable gates. This is ideal for children as they can play without having to leave the premises giving Mum & Dad a well deserved break! There is also ample room to park your car at the bottom of the garden. Along with this there is a BBQ and garden furniture for your use. As Number 42 is situated in the village of Strangford you are within walking distance of shops, bars, restaurants and the harbour with its ferry service to Portaferry. Being so close to the village means that you can enjoy a night out and leave the car at home – safe and sound in the secure parking at the rear of the garden! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please note that Number 42 does not allow guests to smoke or vape in the property. The full security deposit will be withheld if guests smoke in the property to cover the costs of repainting. Sorry no bookings accepted if under 21 years of age. No parties we need to respect or neighbours peace & quite.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Paul S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2008
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Reviews (36)
Clare D
Clare D
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom10 contributions
Lovely location. Lovely house which is well equipped.Excellent for families. Big South facing garden. Extended across the back of the house.Extension is lovely to sit in as gets sun all day and doors open out into the garden.Even has a wood burning stove if weather is cold.
Visited August 2021
Written September 6, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

milligoat3
milligoat3
19 contributions
A lovely house in the picturesque village of Strangford. we had to make a couple of changes for which Paul was very accommodating and we were very grateful. Response from Paul was always prompt. Would definitely return
Visited July 2020
Written July 27, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Mary Ann O'Donovan
Mary Ann O'Donovan
Kinsale, Ireland7 contributions
You simply could not ask for a better location. Within a block's walk of one of the best restaurants --- The Artisan Cookhouse --- that we have ever had a meal in. Across the street from there, we enjoyed a night with the locals at The Hole in the Wall Pub. Within stumbling distance, thankfully of our accommodation. The town of Strangford is a delight, a bit on the quiet side this time of year, but the ferry that crosses over to Portaferry allowing for a great drive along both the Irish Sea Coast as well as Strangford Lough, makes for a great day trip. Nearby Castle Ward well worth exploring. The house itself is very clean and inviting. If there was only one small request I would have made, it would be to have had a starter kit for the fire. The communication between Paul, the owner and ourselves was perfect. He was kind enough to extend a promotional voucher for our meal at the Artisan AND to have made our dinner reservation in advance. We will definitely be back up in the area and will choose Strangford 42 as our accommodation! Hopefully this summer when we can enjoy the beautiful back garden!
Visited March 2019
Written March 13, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sherpa284906
Sherpa284906
Mary Ann many thanks for the great review that will be helpful for future guests. Hope to see you again. Paul
Written March 15, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Traveler453986
Traveler453986
1 contribution
Beautiful house in great location to explore Strangford, Portaferry and national trust properties. Very clean and spacious property. Well equipped kitchen.
Visited October 2018
Written October 19, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sherpa284906
Sherpa284906
Helen, thank you and hope to see you again soon. Paul
Written October 20, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

rmckay13
rmckay13
Belfast, United Kingdom2 contributions
Really enjoyed our stay in Strangford. Perfect village for a quiet break with lots to see and do in close proximity. House in great location for local shops, restaurants and pubs. No 42 has everything you need and is beautifully finished
Visited June 2018
Written September 26, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sherpa284906
Sherpa284906
Thanks Ruairi hope to see you again soon. Paul
Written September 28, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

robertdean365
robertdean365
Macclesfield, United Kingdom1 contribution
Great stay again... 4th and counting. Got to visit family, have a few drinks in the hole in the wall and go exploring. Paul’s place is always clean and tidy with everything we need- like a second home every time we visit. It’s always peaceful and quiet -great location for exploring castle ward, Belfast, coastal route way and beyond.
Visited July 2018
Written September 19, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sherpa284906
Sherpa284906
Thanks Robert hope to see you again soon. Paul
Written September 21, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

John McG
John McG
Ireland179 contributions
This was our 3rd stay with Paul & Claire. This time it was our 35th wedding Ann. Anytime we are in need of a break in Co Down we would not go past No. 42, Strangford. As always setting up the booking was dead easy and Paul is a pleasure to deal with. The house has two bedrooms (both large, there is a master bedroom and the other room has 3 beds in it), a lovely bathroom but the best bit is the living area at the back of the house with that large, glorious glass sliding door out onto the patio (and BBQ area), & the wood-burning stove - we love it. The lovely village of Strangford is just a short stroll away and there are loads of things to see and do, not least the ferry across the Lough to Portaferry, beautiful walks, never mind that the Games of Thrones is also filmed close to the house. Even our kids, now grown-up, love it and want to stay as long as Mum & Dad are still paying!!
Visited August 2018
Written September 12, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sherpa284906
Sherpa284906
John, glad you enjoyed your stay with us again. Hope to see you for a 4th visit!! Cheers Paul
Written September 13, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Mary Jo M
Mary Jo M
1 contribution
Very comfortable accommodation packed with period details. Immaculately clean. Convenient arrangements for exchange of keys. Would highly recommend as a base to explore Strangford and the surrounding Lecale area.
Visited August 2018
Written August 29, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sherpa284906
Sherpa284906
Thanks Mary Jo, hope to see you again. Paul
Written September 11, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Lesley D
Lesley D
Bangor, United Kingdom10 contributions
The house was absolutely lovely. Everything you need is there. We had lovely weather throughout our stay so bi- folding doors came in very handy. Garden was lovely and private. I would highly recommend this property. Thank you very much Paul. Kind regards Lesley Dennis.
Visited July 2018
Written July 15, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sherpa284906
Sherpa284906
Lesley, I’m delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, hope to see again. Regards Paul
Written July 29, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

103nualab
103nualab
1 contribution
So loved staying again at no. 42. Could not ask for a better house. Warm, characterful and perfectly well equipped. Conveniently positioned in the picturesque village of Strangford. Thanks to you both for letting us stay in your beautiful house. Till next time, Nuala, Patrick and family
Visited April 2017
Written April 22, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sherpa284906
Sherpa284906
Hi Nuala, glad you enjoyed your stay with us. See you again soon. Paul
Written April 24, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Business Travel
Kettle
Business Travel
Microwave
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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Hiking Trips
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About the neighbourhood
It’s hard to believe that Strangford was once situated on the equator. Of course, this was 5-million years ago!! The deposits laid down then and since have shaped the scenery around Strangford into an area of outstanding natural which you will see and enjoy today. Within 1 mile from Number 42 is Castleward. A National Trust Property set in 332-hectare (820-acre) walled demesne is in a stunning location overlooking Strangford Lough. The mid-Georgian mansion is an architectural curiosity of its time, built inside and out in two distinct styles, Classical and Gothic. The Victorian laundry, playroom, cornmill, leadmine and sawmill give the full flavour of how the estate worked. The grounds encompass woodland and lough-side paths and horse trails, formal gardens, Old Castle Ward, Temple Wa...
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