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Mill Farm Holiday Cottages, Foulksmills, County Wexford, Ireland -

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Shrek and Bertie our pet donkeys, looking for attention and maybe some food from our visitors
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Shrek and Bertie our pet donkeys, looking for attention and maybe some food from our visitors
Mill Farm Cottages - view from Mill House
1851 watermill at Mill Farm, grinding corn for farmers up to 1998, lovingly preserved by the owners
FERN COTTAGE - enclosed garden and play area for smaller children adjacent to Fern Cottage
Bedroom one of two upstairs bedrooms
Sitting room with open fire - a warm fire welcomes our guests on the cooler evenings.
Bedroom two of two upstairs:  Has a double bed and a single bed
Family bathroom with shower over the bath.
Downstairs bedroom, looks over the garden at the rear of the cottage; shower ensuite;
Country Life - a beautiful day for the hunt on Mill Farm and in Foulkesmill
The 'Little Sea' at Barrystown, near Wellingtonbridge
Shrek (the white donkey) with her baby foal, Rosie, born Aug 2011, taking a walk
Best Friends stick together, the animals love all the attention given to them by the guests
A view of the cottages and the adjacent paddock from Mill House
Bertie, the proud Dad walking with Shrek, heading for some shade
Guests can opt for a family barbecue and dine outside in the warmer weather
Walking on Duncannon Beach January time - even in winter the beaches are appealing
For the hotter days guests can choose from one of the many mature trees to take shade from the sun
Images of Fern Cottage and neighbouring Brook Cottage - two of three holiday lets at Mill Farm
The kitchen garden at Mill House with farm cat sitting on kitchen windowsill
Ferry crossing at Ballyhack Fishing village (20 minutes from Fern Cottage) to Dunmore East/Waterford
Hookie - hump backed whale off Hook Lighthouse - the whales came back again Jan 13
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Foulksmills, County Wexford
Come and stay at FERN COTTAGE - a warm welcome is waiting for you. Complimentary Wi-Fi, Fern Cottage (Holiday Home Reference 66658) is a smart, cosy and comfortable cottage, furnished and decorated to FOUR STAR **** accommodation. Fern Cottage can sleep up to maximum of six guests however for larger groups this cottage can be booked with ROSE Cottage contact ID 9329362.

A wonderful, tranquil setting - the unique location of the cottages, built in the courtyard of an 19c watermill (built in 1851 by Austin's Great Grand Uncle) help to ensure that your holiday at Mill Farm is a special one.

Mill Farm is an excellent touring base: Within 20 minutes of Wexford Town/New Ross & Enniscorthy towns; Many attractions including: the Hook Lighthouse, said to be the 'oldest intact operational lighthouse in the world and voted by Lonely...
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Listing #HL66658
About the Owner
Catherine R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
This is a family run property - with the owners living very close by. Guests can be reassured that during their holiday all queries will be answered at short notice. Guests will be met on their arrival and there is no need to worry about gaining access to their cottage.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just home from a weeks break at mill farm and already booked for next year. this was my second year to holiday at mill farm. loads for the 4 kids to do and Cathrine and Austin are a lovely people to deal with. I would...More

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Catherine R, VR Owner at Mill Farm Holiday Cottages, Foulksmills, County Wexford, Ireland -, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your holiday at Mill Farm -we really are delighted to know that you all enjoyed your holiday. Looking forward to your return in 2019. Thank you for your business it is very valuable to us....More

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great base for exploring Wexford - the house is great and the outside space and toys are great for kids. Catherine and Austin were very friendly and on hand to help with any queries. A brilliant holiday :)

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We were so lucky to have found this place! The beds are dreamy -- in fact, I'd love to find out where they got their mattresses -- and the entire cottage has been well-modernized while preserving its old-world charm. (Americans love old-world charm, especially since...More

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Catherine R, VR Owner at Mill Farm Holiday Cottages, Foulksmills, County Wexford, Ireland -, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear Elizabeth - we are really delighted to hear that you and your family had such a great time while on holiday in Ireland. We loved meeting you all and we were the ones thrilled that you choose to stay with us at Mill Farm....More

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
£143
€160
£143
€160
£582
€650
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14 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
PEAK SUMMER SEASON
7 nights -- --
£582
€650
£2,147
€2,400
1 Sep 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
MID AUTUMN
2 nights
£72
€80
£134
€150
£358
€400
£1,074
€1,200
29 Sep 2018 -
26 Oct 2018
AUTUMN
2 nights
£72
€80
£134
€150
£268
€300
£895
€1,000
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A complimentary starter fuel pack is provided during the off peak season months for the 'open fire' for guests comfort. Electricity costs are not included and guests pay for usage during their stay. A meter reading is taken at the start of holiday and guests can pay prior to their leaving at the end of their holiday. Wi-Fi is provided without additional cost to our guests. The cottage is one of three holiday cottages at Mill Farm. We will meet all of our guests on arrival so no need to worry about collecting door keys to gain access to your cottage. Each cottage, has its own patio area; There is an enclosed garden and play area with lots of toys available for young children. In 2017 a new purpose built games room was completed and it is a perfect place for adults and children to meet up. Payments can be made by credit/debit card through PayPal. Bank draft/euro, cheque, postal/money orders all accepted too. We are delighted to receive all enquiries and answer each individual... more
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About the neighbourhood
Wellingtonbridge (R733) village minutes drive from the village of Foulksmills; A thriving business centre comprising of supermarket, drapery, fuel station and Costcutters, hairdressing salons hardware/garden centre, also beautician, optician and local chemist are available.From Wellingtonbridge the following routes are signposted The main route to Wexford Town - the historic Bannow Bay - Normans landed here in 1169 Duncannon Beach/Fort - tours given Ballyhack Car Ferry - trip to Dunmore East & Waterford FOULKSMILLS & Clongeen .

Foulksmills is a first prize winner in the County Wexford Environmental awards which are held annually. The Corach river flows gently through the pretty village park and used to turn the wheel of the old watermill when in operation.

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Getting around
Located in a quiet, rural part of south east Ireland - the village of Foulksmills (or Foulkesmill as it is sometimes spelt) was recently described as a 'hidden gem' with its tranquil setting. A beautiful area to walk around, however a car is needed to get to some of the top tourist spots e.g. Hook Lighthouse and of course Loftus Hall - Ireland's best known 'Haunted House' - tours available from April to September daily. Cyclists can easily head to Kilmore Quay for a wonderful day at this seaside fishing village - taking the 'Norman Route'. Also the greenway from Waterford is now open & the option to cycle from Waterford to Dungarvan town is a must for active holidaymakers.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Dublin or Cork: 200.0 km
Railway: Wexford Town: 20.0 km
Ferry: Rosslare Harbour: 28.0 km
The cottages are just a 40 minutes drive from the ferry port of ROSSLARE HARBOUR. Waterford Airport, the nearest airport, serviced by AER ARAINN is within an hour's drive with the main airports of Cork & Dublin two and a half hours drive. Dublin and Cork are serviced by Ryanair, Air Lingus and other airlines. The cottages are only a two hour drive from Dublin Ferry Port too. Private parking for two cars per cottage is provided, with cars parked at owners risk.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 8.0 km.
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