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The Jays - Holiday home with free wi-fi

23 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Tourism NI approved accommodation, The Jays is a modern townhouse in a courtyard setting in the picturesque village of Bryansford. Situated opposite Tollymore Forest Park, close to mountains, lakes, beaches and the seaside town of Newcastle, yet only 45 minutes drive from Belfast. Our house is well-equipped and furnished to accommodate families wishing to enjoy the outdoors of the Mourne Mountains, but with all the amenities of a seaside town nearby. Bed linen and towels are provided (except beach towels) and central heating and electric are included in the cost. Please note the house has a double bedroom with ensuite downstairs, and a single room and bunk room upstairs beside the main bathroom. ...Tourism NI approved accommodation, The Jays is a modern townhouse in a courtyard setting in the picturesque village of Bryansford. Situated opposite Tollymore Forest Park, close to mountains, lakes, beaches and the seaside town of Newcastle, yet only 45 minutes drive from Belfast. Our house is well-equipped and furnished to accommodate families wishing to enjoy the outdoors of the Mourne Mountains, but with all the amenities of a seaside town nearby. Bed linen and towels are provided (except beach towels) and central heating and electric are included in the cost. Please note the house has a double bedroom with ensuite downstairs, and a single room and bunk room upstairs beside the main bathroom. More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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1 - 5 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Perfect holiday home. Surrounded by beautiful views, of the Mourne Mountains, and Tollymore Forest on your doorstep. A Beautiful and Peaceful place to stay, and with easy travel, distance to major locations like Bloody Bridge, Castlewellan, Newcastle town, Spelga Dam and Silent Valley. The owners...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Sandra J
Management response:Responded 7 August 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at The Jays and would be happy to welcome you back.

Reviewed 3 August 2018

The Jays is a beautiful home away from home. We are a family of 5 (children's ages 5, 11 & 13). Driving in to the cul-de-sac, which is situated close to the exit to Tullymore forest you can see the wealth of the peaceful location...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank KellyCaroll
Management response:Responded 3 August 2018

Thank you very, very much Kelly for such a lovely comprehensive review. We have always found the area relaxing and love staying in the house ourselves, when time permits. I am so glad you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

The Jays has everything that you could possibly think of need when you are away from home. Judy leaves fresh flowers, milk and Barnbrack for your arrival. The house is absolutely spotless and is a total joy to stay in. Less than a minute away...More

Date of stay: July 2017
2  Thank scottharkins1971
Management response:Responded 3 December 2017

Very many thanks for such a wonderful review. We love our holiday house in the Mournes and are so glad you enjoyed your stay there... As you say, there is plenty to do and see in the area . Hopefully we shall be able to...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

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Date of stay: March 2017
Management response:Responded 14 May 2017

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Myself, husband and children had a fantastic weekend in this lovely house. It is spotless, well maintained and equipped. We arrived on a wet stormy Friday night after a long drive from Cork to a warm welcome from Judy, the house was toasty, the fire...More

Date of stay: October 2015
1  Thank Nuala22
Management response:Responded 30 January 2017

Nuala, thank you so much for your very kind words - what a lovely review. Imagine remembering The Jays from 2 years ago! We do our best to provide visitor comfort and I am so pleased you remember having a good time.

About the Owner
Judy L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2012
Interaction with guests
Unless otherwise arranged, on arrival at the property, you will be met by one of our family, given a tour of the house, shown how things work and given the keys. We are only a phone call away, should there be any queries or problems during your stay.
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About the neighbourhood
Newcastle, Castlewellan and the Mourne area generally, lends itself to a host of outdoor activities for all ages, however, with such beautiful scenery to walk or drive through, it can also be a joy to relax in. Percy French immortalised this area in his song - the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea! Tollymore Park across the road from us is highly recommended. Children can enjoy rolling down hills , climbing trees, jumping over stepping stones across rivers. There is also a children's play area within the fenced picnic area. Many specimen trees can be found in the arboretum. Those who are interested may also wish to look for Game of Throne locations. Try not to get lost in the maze in Castlewellan Forest Park - I still need to be guided from the viewpoint!!. If you want an...
How to get there
- Fly to Belfast International Airport and hire a car - all the main car hire firms are available here. Bryansford is approx 50 miles ( 1 hour 15 minutes ) from this airport. - Fly to George Best City airport and hire a car. Avis, Budget, Hertz and National. Bryansford is approx. 40 miles ( 1 hour ) from this airport. - Car ferry to Belfast - approx 40 miles (1 hour) from Bryansford. - Car ferry to Larne - approx. 65 miles ( 1 hour 25 mins) from Bryansford - Travel from Dublin, through Newry to Bryansford - approx 100 miles ( 2 hours 30 mins) To get to Bryansford from Belfast, follow road signs for Newcastle.
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