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The Boathouse Sketrick

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    The spacious kitchen with balcony outside overlooking the Lough
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    Property description
    Killinchy
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    Holiday Rental House – 
    4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    5 * NITB approved, The Boathouse is a spacious seaside home situated on the shores of Strangford Lough on picturesque Sketrick Island. With its own private entrance and luxury accommodation, underfloor heating and wood burning stove it is an idyllic place to spend a holiday in great comfort. Perfect for sailors, golfers or families just wanting a seaside break in a superb setting.

    Fast Facts:
    Inside
    • Panoramic Sea Views
    • Sleeps eight comfortably.
    • The property is mostly on one floor and has four separate sitting rooms including a library and conservatory with superb lough views,
    • Large kitchen with Aga cooker with seating area, log burning stove and a balcony with panoramic views over the Lough
    • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Area overhead to hang wet clothe...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Boat Available
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (10)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (10)
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(6)
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #HL444100 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: George Best City and Belfast International: 25.0 km
    Railway: Queens Central Belfast: 25.0 km
    Ferry: Belfast : 25.0 km
    The Boathouse Sketrick is easily accessible from Belfast being just 40 minutes from the Port and George Best City Airport and one hour From Belfast International airport. It is a two hour drive from Dublin Airport.

    If you are coming from the South by rail, the Enterprise from Dublin , a two hour trip, is a very pleasant way to travel (see www.translink co.uk for schedules) or if you are driving up why not stop at Kildare Village on the way for designer retail shopping at great prices.

    There is also a bus - Dublin Airport Express Coach Service operates to Dublin Airport, with a journey time of approximately 2 hours. T: 028 9066 6630 www.translink.co.uk.

    By Road from Dublin
    Starting out from Dublin Airport, the M1 Motorway is well signposted for Belfast; this is a toll road and there is...
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    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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Evelyn B
Londonderry
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

The Boathouse has a fantastic location on the shore of Strangford Lough, tucked away on the beautiful Sketrick Island. The house is luxurious and fully merits it's NITB 5 star status. Mornings and evenings were spent admiring the beautiful views across the Lough to Greyabbey and beyond. The peaceful surroundings ensured a very restful holiday. The owners, Lindy and Henry,... more

Management response:

Great to see you both and I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you will come back soon. more

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Elizabeth...
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

I spent a week in the Boathouse along with 7 other people. The setting is idyllic, the views beautiful. The house is a joy to stay in. Even with 8 of us, there was loads of room. I would totally recommend it. Just a note: to get there drive right to Balloo before you turn left down to the Lough! more

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope you will come back to Sketrick soon. more

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Gliitersh...
Belfast
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

I can't praise this place enough. We had booked as a big family group and as the house was so spacious we each had plenty of rooms to relax in. The views were stunning and lovely walks right on the doorstep. We got out on the boat with our young sons which they really enjoyed. The outside fire was lovely... more

Management response:

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We loved having you to stay and I hope you will come back soon. more

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