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Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory

21 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Old Rectory is a luxury 5 Star Tourism N Ireland accredited 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, Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall. We're within easy reach of all motorways & en route to the beautiful Antrim Coast & the Giants Causeway. Our featured property is The Old Rectory which is an original 200-year old house beside the main residence, beautifully refurbished and one of only a few Tourism N Ireland Registered 5 Star properties with its own private terrace area on front lawn overlooking Belfast Lough....The Old Rectory is a luxury 5 Star Tourism N Ireland accredited 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, Odyssey Arena, Waterfront Hall. We're within easy reach of all motorways & en route to the beautiful Antrim Coast & the Giants Causeway. Our featured property is The Old Rectory which is an original 200-year old house beside the main residence, beautifully refurbished and one of only a few Tourism N Ireland Registered 5 Star properties with its own private terrace area on front lawn overlooking Belfast Lough.More
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About the Owner
Abigail W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us stayed here for a conference in Belfast, we came a couple of days early to enjoy Northern Ireland. The house is great, very comfortable, all amenities and in a great location, fifteen minutes drive from Belfast City Airport and Belfast City Centre,...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Jackie T
Odyssey359092, VR Owner at Abbey Self- Catering The Old Rectory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed having you and your friends stay here. Very many thanks for taking the time in your busy life to write such a marvellous review of our property.

Reviewed 20 June 2018

We five American golfers came to Belfast and stayed here. The location was ideal, well-situated to jump on and off the M roads for quick travel to the north and south. The home is beautiful and well-appointed. We were blessed with fantastic weather, which only...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Connector255550
Management response:Responded 22 June 2018

What a superb review - very many thanks. We appreciate your taking the time to write this. It was a pleasure having you and your friends stay here and we were delighted that you had such fabulous weather for your golf!

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Ok so it is Ireland - so there was rain! But the house is just fabulous. Your own access to the coastal path and within 5 miles of everything we wanted to do. Belfast Zoo is 2 mins away, the titanic and W5 are just...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank keeleyp908
Management response:Responded 11 April 2018

What a wonderful review of our property. We are most grateful for you taking the time to write this as you must have been busy when you got home. It was a delight to have you and your family stay here.

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We visited to view The Old Rectory. Wow... What a beautiful house. It is stunningly decorated and furnished and with all modern amenities in the bathrooms/shower rooms and kitchen. The photos on the website do not do it justice. I don't think photographs could capture...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Helen L
Management response:Responded 5 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a brilliant review of our property. You were both such a pleasure to meet and we are looking forward to your friends coming to stay later this year.

Reviewed 9 August 2016

We recently had the good fortune to rent this home for a week for a family wedding. I highly recommend this property which is one of three of Abbey Self Catering. We actually had to switch houses midway through our stay and Rosemary could not...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank maggsyNewYork
Management response:Responded 11 August 2016

Thank you for such a positive review of our property. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in two of our houses and hope that you will return some time in the future.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
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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.
How to get there
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.
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