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Abbey Self Catering May Lodge

The Linen Room (Master Bedroom), King-size bed with en suite and views of Belfast Lough - May Lodge
12 reviews
The Linen Room (Master Bedroom), King-size bed with en suite and views of Belfast Lough - May Lodge
Exterior of our beautiful Gate Lodge - May Lodge
The Linen Room  Ladies' Dressing area - May Lodge
The Linen Room spacious luxurious en suite with walk-in shower area with top quality powerful shower
The Calico Room, a bright sunny room with standard double bed with stunning print of calico flowers.
The Cotton Room, a delightful twin-bedded room with views towards May Lodge 'secret'  garden.
The Cotton Room dressing area
Sitting Room: a bright spacious room furnished in a contemporary manner with light oak furniture.
Sitting Room: bright and spacious furnished with contemporary light oak furniture
Bathroom recently refurbished with shower over bath
Kitchen :Bright and spacious with luxury 'white goods' and top quality cooking utensils.
Dining Room: Links directly off the sitting room and maintains the complementary light oak theme.
Pleasant views towards Belfast Lough from terrace
Picnic area in 'secret' garden.
Gazebo in May Lodge 'secret' garden
May Lodge Hall
Welcome Pack
The Linen Room:  Views over the main garden towards Belfast Lough
Hallway May Lodge
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abbey Self-Catering offers a luxury 5-star self-catering property in the grounds of a historic Grade II listed Georgian residence with gardens overlooking Belfast Lough. We're only ten minutes drive from the vibrant Belfast City centre & the exciting new Titanic Building. We're within easy reach of all motorways & en route to the beautiful Antrim Coast & the Giants Causeway.

Our featured property is 'May Lodge'.; May Lodge is a replacement Gate Lodge for the main residence. 'Woodbank'. It was built in 1983 and was recently completely refurbished. Furnished in a contemporary style and with light oak furniture in living areas, May Lodge has 3 bedrooms which can comfortably sleep 6.www.abbeyselfcatering.co.uk
About the Owner, Abigail W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: 82 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 50 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL226543
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Excellent - based on 12 reviews
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

3 generations of family......5 of us and we loved this house. Very clean and comfortable. Very well equipped. A home from home. May lodge is in a great location to visit several interesting places so near to it. The whiteabbey train station is close by and easy to go to. Just a short trip and you are in belfast city...

Management response:

It was a great pleasure to have you and your family stay in May Lodge and we greatly appreciate you writing such an excellent review. We are delighted that you not only loved May Lodge but were charmed by Northern Ireland as well! Thank you.


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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

One of the best equipped houses I have ever stayed in, from the food processor in the kitchen to the walk-in shower in the ensuite bathroom and the goosedown pillows on comfortable beds. Very well located for the train to Belfast and beyond, as well as exploring the Causeway coast.

Management response:

What a terrific review and I'm very grateful to you for taking the time to write this. It was a pleasure having you and your friends to stay and so pleased that you enjoyed our lovely house and Northern Ireland as well.


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Alice W
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

We have stayed at May lodge twice now and both times found it to be an excellent experience. This time we arrived at Christmas, and our young children were very excited to find that the house had been fully decorated for our arrival. Once again Rosemary and John made us feel welcome at a home away from home. The house...

Management response:

Thank you for writing such a positive review on May Lodge. It is always a pleasure to have you and your family to stay here and we hope you'll return again soon.


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    1 Super King
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
22 Jan 2017 -
31 May 2018
7 nights
1 Jun 2018 -
31 Mar 2019
7 nights
Additional Rate and Availability Information
One week minimum preferred. No additional costs, PayPal or direct payment preferred.

We prefer a minimum of 7 nights, but in unique circumstances we are prepared to be flexible.

Deposit £200 required at time of booking. Balance payable 6 weeks before arrival.

Only the number of guests stated at the time of booking may stay in the property.

Arrival time is 3 p.m. and we would appreciate departure by 10.30 am.

We expect the property to be returned in the condition in which it was received.
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About the neighbourhood
We are close to all motorways. Bus and train services pass close by, and guests also enjoy the convenience of a 24 hour shop within 2 minutes walk.

The 800-year old Carrickfergus Castle, one of Irelands oldest and most impressive Norman castles, is only 8 miles away. Belfast Zoo, Fortwilliam Golf Club, the beautiful and historic Cave Hill offering stunning views over Belfast & the Lough, are all only ten minutes drive.

The main residence has direct private access to the coastal path and beach, where you can enjoy leisurely walks and a gently scenic cycle.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Belfast City Airport: 10.0 km
Railway: Whiteabbey: 1.0 km
Ferry: Belfast Harbour (Dargan): 6.0 km
Abbey Cottages are in a beautiful setting on the shores of Belfast Lough... only 15 minutes from Belfast City airport & 25 minutes from Belfast International airport.
10 minutes from Belfast (Dargan) Harbour & 30 minutes from Larne Harbour.
Friendly local taxis available if required... We recommend Abbey taxis 02890 588588.
We are also close to local bus and train services.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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