Tuesday 6 February 2024

Hill Cottage, Killyleagh, Downpatrick, County Down

Hill Cottage, Killyleagh, Downpatrick, County Down

Hill Cottage presents a charming self-catering holiday option in the serene environs of Killyleagh, County Down. Its idyllic location offers easy access to Downpatrick and numerous attractions across the county, making it an ideal retreat for exploring the area.

Originally a stone farm building, the holiday cottage exudes rustic charm and character. Guests are greeted by a spacious old farmyard upon stepping through the back door, providing ample parking space. French doors lead to a private south-facing garden complete with a patio, BBQ, and garden furniture, as well as a wooded area with cut paths perfect for children and dogs to roam and play.

Inside, guests can enjoy the cosy ambience created by a wood-burning stove in the lounge area, along with modern amenities such as TV, DVD and CD player, and Wi-Fi connection. A selection of games and books ensures relaxation during leisurely evenings. The cottage boasts a fully equipped kitchen with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher, catering to all culinary needs. Additionally, a cot is available for families with young children.

The accommodation features three bedrooms, comprising one double room downstairs and two twin rooms upstairs, all supplied with bed linen and towels. The bathroom includes a bath and shower unit for guests' convenience.

The surrounding area offers ample opportunities for outdoor activities, with short walks suitable for both dogs and children available nearby. Local amenities are conveniently located just three miles away. Killyleagh, situated on the western side of Strangford Lough, charms visitors with its picturesque setting and historic landmarks, including the renowned Killyleagh Castle, the oldest inhabited castle in Ireland.

For outdoor enthusiasts, the region offers golf, riding, fishing, and water sports, as well as scenic walking routes along quiet roads. Within a 30-minute drive, guests can explore National Trust properties, forest parks, and sandy beaches. Rowallane Gardens, a nearby National Trust property, boasts acres of tranquil beauty and scenic walks, particularly stunning during spring with its vibrant displays of rhododendrons and azaleas.

Those interested in history and culture can visit the St Patrick’s Centre and Down Museum, both within easy reach of the cottage. The St Patrick’s Centre offers an interactive experience delving into the life and achievements of St Patrick, while the Down Museum provides further insights into the local heritage.

With its blend of rustic charm, modern comforts, and easy access to the attractions of County Down, Hill Cottage offers a delightful retreat for families, couples, and friends seeking a memorable holiday experience.

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