Monday 1 July 2024

The Old Orchard, Dundonald, Belfast

The Old Orchard, Dundonald, Belfast

Discover The Old Orchard, offering fantastic self-catering accommodation in Dundonald, situated on the outskirts of Belfast. Set in a picturesque rural location, it provides an ideal setting for a serene getaway in County Down.

Accommodation at The Old Orchard caters comfortably for up to 6 guests, with views stretching over Castlereagh and Craigantlet Hills to Scrabo Tower. The property is thoughtfully designed for accessibility, featuring a ramp from the courtyard to the double front doors, and all internal doors are wide enough for wheelchairs and walking frames. Light switches and appliance handles are also designed with accessibility in mind, ensuring a convenient stay for all guests. A welcome pack greets guests upon arrival, adding a thoughtful touch to their stay.

The first floor hosts a cosy sitting room equipped with a television, DVD player, and a wood-burning stove for chilly evenings. Downstairs, a well-equipped kitchen includes an electric oven/hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, and microwave. The utility area houses a clothes washer/dryer, while a dining room with seating for 6 completes the ground floor setup.

The accommodation comprises three bedrooms in total. Downstairs, a spacious double en suite room with wide doors and a wet room ensures comfort and accessibility. Upstairs, there are two additional bedrooms—one twin and one double—both serviced by en suite bathrooms featuring thermostatic showers. All necessary linen and towels are provided for guests' convenience.

Outside, a private, fenced patio area with BBQ facilities invites guests to enjoy alfresco dining against the backdrop of scenic views. A garden gate opens onto fields, offering opportunities for leisurely walks amidst the countryside. The enclosed garden/patio area is also dog-friendly, with options available for those needing a kennel and run—please contact us for arrangements.

The Old Orchard's location makes it an ideal base for exploring Belfast, with its iconic landmarks such as Queen's University Belfast, City Hall, the Waterfront Hall, and the newly renovated Albert Clock. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate nearby attractions like Castle Espie Wetland Centre, boasting Ireland’s largest selection of ducks, geese, and swans.

Plan your visit to Dundonald and embark on a journey to explore the beauty of County Down, where The Old Orchard promises a comfortable and accessible retreat for all guests.

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