You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Aughrim, Vale of Avoca, County Wicklow. It is a Detached Bungalow.
Nestled in the Wicklow Mountains, this spacious cottage is situated in a quiet and peaceful location, just a few minutes drive from the picturesque village of Aughrim. Originally the local grocery store it has been converted into a bright and spacious bungalow. Free unlimited Wi-Fi is available, also a Smart TV with Netflix and You Tube. The home is fully-equipped and tastefully decorated. It is wheelchair friendly and has a level entry shower, shower chair and a portable disabled toilet seat to cater for the needs of guests with restricted mobility (not certified as disabled).
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 4 miles. Beach 20 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, 2 doubles 1 with ensuite shower room, double with single, disabled shower unit.
Electricity included , oil by meter read, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, cot, high chair, TV, radio, CD, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, ipod docking station, internet access, hairdryer, uk tv channels, welcome pack, fully enclosed garden, patio area, garden furniture, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
This property is limited mobility friendly (not certified).
~ The property is all on one level
~ There are no steps in or around the property
~ Ramp access to the front door
~ Wider hallway
~ Downstairs bedroom designed for a wheelchair - turning table
~ Bathroom with level entry shower (shower seat and portable disabled toilet seat available on prior contact with owner)
~ Parking is approx. 8 yards from the front door
~ Large enclosed garden with swings, slide and garage storage are for bikes
~ Unlimited Free Wi-Fi, Smart TV with Netflix and YouTube available
The bungalow is situated in a scenic mountain area with an abundance of wildlife including deer and red kites. The addition of a children's activity centre in the garden ensures all of the family are catered for. There are lovely seating areas outdoors whilst a real turf fire makes for a cosy night in. The surrounding countryside allows guests to enjoy the peace and quiet of country life, while all the amenities required are available within easy reach in the nearby towns and villages.
Aughrim * a recent overall winner of the National Tidy Town's competition * has a choice of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as an award winning Trout Angling facility. The Courthouse Arts Centre in Tinahely is the venue for many exhibitions, musical and drama performances.
Located midway between Dublin and Rosslare, it is centrally located to a wide range of family activities making it the ideal base for exploring Ireland's Ancient East.
Wicklow, known as 'The Garden County' has an abundance of interesting things to do and places to visit while Dublin is just over an hour away by car or train from Arklow. Our comprehensive guide to local visitor attractions and amenities as well as a suggested itinerary, will help you make the most of your visit to County Wicklow.
CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES: Children will enjoy the freedom of a visit to Clara Lara children's fun park, Greenane Farm Museum and Maze, The Chocolate Garden, Dublin Zoo, Brittas Bay's sandy beach or Avondale House and Forest Park. Bowling and Paintballing are also available or why not hop on board the Rathwood Express and experience the magic of Christmas, the spooky fun of Halloween, have an "egg" citing Easter or join Goldilocks and the Three Bears for a Teddy Bear's Picnic.
HISTORIC HOUSES and GARDENS: Powerscourt, Russborough, Mount Usher, Avondale, Altamount, Kilmacurragh, are just a few of the stately homes and magnificent gardens which are open to the public.
HERITAGE: The ancient monastic sites at Glendalough and Baltinglass Abbey and Moone High Cross are in easy driving distance. Wexford Heritage Park, Greenane Farm Museum and the Agriculture Museum at Johnstown Castle, The Museum of Style Icons at Newbridge Silver and Wicklow's Historic Jail are just a few of the many interesting places to visit.
WALKING: There is a great variety of walking routes available locally, to cater for all levels of experience. Hill walking is practically at the doorstep and there are a number of well signposted looped walks available in Tinahely, while the renowned Wicklow Way walking route is just a mile away. You can enjoy the unrivalled beauty of the Wicklow mountains by taking a stroll along the quiet country roads or the many forest trails in the area.
GOLF: There is a choice of over thirty excellent golf courses in the area such as Woodenbridge, Coolattin and Macreddin as well as links courses at Bray and Wicklow.
BEACHES: Brittas Bay has a beautiful sandy beach, while further south there are beaches at Arklow, Courtown and Curracloe.
SHOPPING: The seaside town of Arklow has a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants including the new Bridgewater Centre and is the ideal place for a holiday shopping trip.
FESTIVALS: There are many festivals and events almost every weekend during the summer. Tinahely Show, Arklow Sea Breeze Festival, Wicklow Regatta, Hollywood Fair and Bray Summerfest are just a few.
DUBLIN: Take a trip to Dublin and visit the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Zoo, Christ Church Cathedral, The National Museum, Trinity College (Book of Kells) and much more.
IRELANDS ANCIENT EAST: Ireland's Ancient East is crammed with wonderful, quirky things to do for all the family. Whether it's exploring the spooky dungeons of Wicklow Gaol or the five thousand years of Irish history that is captured at the Irish National Heritage Park, there is a wealth of memories to be made. Plan an amazing family outing around the treasures of Ireland's Ancient East. Dig deep into this fascinating region and feel the stories come alive.
Walking - Hill .5 miles. Fishing, Childrens Playground 4 miles. Theatre, Pony trekking, Horse riding, Golf 8 miles. Leisure centre and indoor pool, Cinema 13 miles.
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