Located in the historic town of Duleek 5 miles from the bustling town of Drogheda and 30 miles from Dublin city. This delightful thatched cottage dates back to 1690. It has been beautifully renovated incorporating a south facing modern rear extension. Thoughtfully and tastefully furnished with care and attention to detail it enjoys free wifi throughout. The ensuite shower rooms are shared with the other bedrooms and a fold-out bed is available for a child. Ideally located for exploring the Boyne Valley and its World Heritage Site, New Grange, this cottage is perfect for exploring the history that Co. Meath has to offer. (Next door is property 15813)
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 100 yards. Beach 8 miles. Lakeside 18 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, kingsize double with single sofa bed, bathroom with shower over bath. FF: 3 twins 2 with ensuite shower room 1 with single sofa bed.
Electricity and gas central heating included, linen and towels included, flame effect fire, travel cot, stair gate, dvd player, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, internet access, hairdryer, uk tv channels, welcome pack, fully enclosed garden, patio area, garden furniture, on street parking. Sorry no pets. This unique thatched cottage is the oldest building in the village and dates back to 1690. The adjacent property 15813 is also available for additional five guests.
Duleek is a small village with a variety of local shops, pub, cafes and a restaurant, which are all within walking distance.
Drogheda is a large vibrant town with a variety of shops, lively pubs and lots of restaurants.
Duleek Abbey began life as a monastic settlement when, in 450 AD, Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland, established a bishopric there.
Duleek derives from the Irish Damhliag, meaning ‘stone house or church’ and refers to the 5th Century construction, possibly the first stone building in Ireland and the ruins are still visible today.
It is ideally located for exploring the Boyne Valley region with it’s many world famous historical sites, such as Br* na Boinne (New Grange) and the Battle of the Boyne, both 10 minutes away.
It’s also the perfect base for visiting Dublin and Belfast city with easy access to the M1 motorway. The beautiful beaches at Laytown and Bettystown are 15 minutes away.
Explore “Ireland’s Ancient East” which provides visitors with a variety of suggested tours along the eastern side of the island. The 3 day tour “Unlock the Myths and Secrets of Ancient Pastoral Lands” starts from Bru na Boinne, only 10 minutes from the property.
There are various local festivals through out the year, such as the Boyne Valley Food Series, Drogheda Arts and Maritime Festivals, the Hay Literary Festival, Dunderry Fair, Monalty Steam Threashing Fair, Spring and Autumn Equinox Festival, Tattersalls International Horse Fair, rock concerts and various family events at Slane Castle.
Childrens Playground 100 yards. Traditional Music, Horse riding 3 miles. Theatre, Leisure centre and indoor pool, Bowling, Leisure Club with gym, hot-tub, sauna, steam room, Cinema, Bird watching, Swimming Pool, Theme Park, Forest walks 5 miles. Water sports, Golf 7 miles. Coastal walks, Fishing – River 8 miles. Fishing – Lake 20 miles.