A wonderful retreat less than 2 miles from the villages of Woodenbridge and Avoca, 6 miles from Arklow town. This charming cottage boasts superb mountain and countryside views, welcoming open fire and a patio area with large lawned gardens, perfect for dining al fresco style. For Golfers, Woodenbridge Golf Club is 1.75 miles away. From the Wicklow Mountains, to the City of Dublin or the Ballykissangel village of Avoca, this Wicklow Cottage makes a superb touring base. Central to the majority of Wicklows tourist attractions, there are endless possibilities from here.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 1.75 miles. Beach 6 miles.
GF: lounge/kitchen/diner, double with single, bathroom with shower over bath.
Electricity by meter read, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, cot, high chair, TV, dvd player, CD, fridge with small ice box, microwave, w/machine, electric heaters, partially enclosed garden, patio area, garden furniture, private off road parking. Sorry no pets. Woodenbridge 1.75 miles away is home to a shop at the local service station, and the “Woodenbridge Restaurant’ which is part of the oldest hotel in Ireland, est 1608 and overlooks the amazing ‘Woodenbridge Golf Club’ in the ‘Vale of Avoca’.
Avoca Village (1.75 miles) is where the BBC TV Series ‘Ballykissangel’ was filmed and it’s also the home of ‘Avoca Handweavers’*. It includes a Craft and Gift Shop, Visitor Centre, Cafe and tours of their ‘Weaving Mill’ which dates back to the year 1723. Well worth a visit!
Local attractions include*.
~ ‘ Glendalough’ (valley of two lakes), founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century, boasting fascinating monastic history and stunning scenery
~ Powerscourt House and Gardens and Waterfall
~ Avondale House and Forest Park (home of Charles Stewart Parnell)
~ Glenmalure Valley and Waterfall
~ Wicklow Historic Jail
~ The Meetings – it was here in 1808 that the poet Thomas Moore composed the famous Irish melody ‘The Meeting of the Waters’
~ Just 12 miles away is the beautiful beach of ‘Brittas Bay’, with the renowned ‘European Golf Club’ running alongside. Also supreb beaches at Arklow (6 miles), Clogga Strand (9 miles), Ballymoney (16 miles) and Courtown (18 miles).
~ Dublin is only 40 miles and easily accessible by train from local station.
~There is a EUR100 security deposit payable on arrival which will be returned again on departure.
Walking – Hill .25 miles. Fishing, Horse riding, Traditional Music, Golf 1.75 miles. Childrens Playground 5 miles. Cinema, Swimming Pool 6 miles.