This beautiful home is nestled at the foot of the Mourne Mountains – an area of outstanding natural beauty, 5 miles from Kilkeel, 21.5 miles from bustling Newry town and 6.5 miles from Carlighford Lough, popular for sea angling and yachting. The farmhouse has been sympathetically restored capturing the atmosphere of a country cottage . Kilkeel has varied activities from Tennis Courts, Bowling, Swimming at the local Leisure Centre to an 18 hole Golf course just outside the town. Sea and Game fishing, walking and climbing and a popular beach at Cranfield are available a short drive away.
Shop. Pub 1 mile. Restaurant 3 miles. Beach 7 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, w.c. FF: 2 doubles, single, bathroom with separate shower.
Electricity and oil central heating included, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, cot, TV, cable, dvd player, radio, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, hairdryer, alarm clock, uk tv channels, welcome pack, partially enclosed garden, garden furniture, bbq, private off road parking. Sorry no pets. There are numerous mountain walks in the area – with something suitable for every level of fitness – and many other outdoor activities. The Silent Valley Mountain Park is little over a mile away, with the seaside holiday town of Newcastle only 13 miles away, with its new award winning seafront promenade and the world famous Royal County Down golf course, and the south facing Cranfield beach which gets the sun long into the evening 7 miles away. This beautiful home is situated within an hour and a half of Irelands 2 major cities – Belfast and Dublin. If you just want to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life then you will find it easy to relax and unwind here.
There are walks in the area whether forest walks, beach walks, lowland or upland walks in the high Mournes. Kilkeel has a heritage town trail which is a walking tour of the main points of interest and historical sites.
~ Kingdom of Mourne Festival – This is a festival for all the family, with events including; work shops, dancing, live entertainment, tour of the Mourne Mts and lots more.
The celebrations centre on Kilkeel, Cranfield and Annalong. This festival is held for a week, in mid-July.
~ The Fish Festival and Gourmet Seafood Trail takes place on Bank Holiday Monday in August in Kilkeel Town Centre. This is a must for seafood lovers, with seafood tasting sessions, seafood buffet, seafood cookery demonstrations, oyster eating competition and oyster stall, fresh fish stall, live music, crafts, family entertainment and funfair.
~ Mourne Maritime Festival and Kilkeel’s May Madness Shopping Weekend – This festival celebrates the Mourne’s rich maritime past with a range of events including, boat trips, guided tours, special talks, children’s arts and crafts activities, Viking long boat racing in Kilkeel harbour, car boot sale, craft stalls, bouncy castle, face painting, seafood tasting etc.
Walking – Hill .5 miles. Childrens Playground 1 miles. Fishing – Sea, Horse riding 3 miles. Fishing – River 4 miles. Leisure centre and indoor pool, Golf, Traditional Music 5 miles. Cinema 25 miles.