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Coastguard Cottage

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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Constructed in granite in the mid 19th.century, Coastguard Cottage, (5 Coastguard Villas), offers a panoramic view of Dundrum bay all the way to the lighthouse at St. John's Point. The cottage has recently been refurbished with a new kitchen and solid fuel stove. It has central heating, constant hot water, and laundry facilities. The bathroom has a walk-in shower. There is a small garden at the back. The decor has a nautical theme, and the walls are furnished with original paintings and lithographs, It is ideally placed for swimming, fishing, trekking in the Mournes, forest walks on the lower slopes of Slieve Donard, or a leisurely stroll into Newcastle town to enjoy eating out and entertainment in the many excellent, award-winning hotels, restaurants and cafes. A short drive will take you...Constructed in granite in the mid 19th.century, Coastguard Cottage, (5 Coastguard Villas), offers a panoramic view of Dundrum bay all the way to the lighthouse at St. John's Point. The cottage has recently been refurbished with a new kitchen and solid fuel stove. It has central heating, constant hot water, and laundry facilities. The bathroom has a walk-in shower. There is a small garden at the back. The decor has a nautical theme, and the walls are furnished with original paintings and lithographs, It is ideally placed for swimming, fishing, trekking in the Mournes, forest walks on the lower slopes of Slieve Donard, or a leisurely stroll into Newcastle town to enjoy eating out and entertainment in the many excellent, award-winning hotels, restaurants and cafes. A short drive will take you to spectacular golf courses , horse riding, swimming pools and other forest parks. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 96069More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No parties allowed.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Esther E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
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Reviewed 19 August 2020

Just spent the week staying in this perfect cottage, it had everything we needed. Location was ideal for walking into the town or just watching the world go by. Can't wait to stay again.

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Wanderer40583813586
Esther E, VR Owner at Coastguard Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2020

Glad you enjoyed Coastguard Cottage. Yes, it is the perfect location for walking - up the Granite Trail, into Donard Park. or along the seafront and into the town. Come again!

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived at Coastguard Cottage at midnight,found the key,went in to find the light and the heating on and everything clean,tidy and in order. The next day there was one little thing missing but Esther had it arranged right away.The view from the living room...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank 10daysinnewcastle
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Very disappointed in this accommodation, the smell of dampness was very strong as soon as you open the door, the furniture is a mismatch of old jumble sale furniture, the upstairs windows were so dirty you could hardly see out of them, just very poor...More

Date of stay: August 2017
2  Thank unaking1
Esther E, VR Owner at Coastguard Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

I am very disappointed in your judgement in publishing a spurious review of my property. I would never expect guests to stay in "a damp smelling property". My other property is Five star NITB accredited, and has a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence. I have...More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

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Date of stay: August 2017
Esther E, VR Owner at Coastguard Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Fab cottage with beautiful views. The cottage is well equipped and Esther the owner is more than accommodating, will definitely be back

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank du1299cw
Esther E, VR Owner at Coastguard Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Please stay again in Coastguard Cottage and enjoy beautiful Newcastle Christina.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We have just returned from a weekend away in Newcastle, Co Down, where we were attending a wedding. There were four of us in our party and we arrived on Friday evening to find milk, coffee and tayto crisps already in the house. Also Esther,...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank jonnyh425
Esther E, VR Owner at Coastguard Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you Jonathan. I am glad you all found some of the delights Newcastle has to offer. Please come again. You were perfect guests!

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Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2017
Esther E, VR Owner at Coastguard Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

The Coastguard Cottage was comfortable but lacking in a few essentials. One of the criteria for choosing this cottage was internet access which it was claimed was available. Traveling as we were for an extended time it was an important consideration to be able to...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Monica K
Esther E, VR Owner at Coastguard Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

Sorry for the lack of Internet provision . We cancelled it recently because we are seeking another provider. The Cottage is ideally situated for hillwalking, taking a leisurely stroll and eating out. I will make sure that more information is put in the folder about...More

Reviewed 23 March 2016

all I all a very well equipped property with a cosy living room with spectacular views over the sea. Comes with plenty of amenities including TV. Micro wave etc. handy location for exploring the Mournes and Newcastle itself Some points to note. Parking outside property...More

Date of stay: March 2016
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Esther E, VR Owner at Coastguard Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2016

Coastguard Cottage sits above the main road, overlooking the sea. The approach from King Street and down the hill, past Widows Row Cottages, is the best mode of entry. There is only a parking space for one vehicle. The stairs to the third bedroom (converted...More

Reviewed 29 September 2015

Booked at very short notice. Very fast response to Enquiry Booking. Cottage clean and comfortable. Well presented and great view. Very helpful owner who advised on eating at Harbour Bar nearby (a nice, friendly place with a music session on Sunday night). Easy walking distance...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank WilliamR212
Esther E, VR Owner at Coastguard Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2016

Thank you. Coastguard Cottage has a wonderful position overlooking the sea, and with easy access to great restaurants and cafes.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Central Heating
Dryer
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Shared Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Newcastle was originally a fishing village, and Coastguard Cottage is positioned in 'Old Newcastle'. The area retains many features and much of the charm of the old village. You can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities including golf, hiking, cycling, fishing, swimming, mountain climbing canoeing. Newcastle is home to the world class gold course, Rowal County Down, which recently hosted the Irish Open. The stunning Slieve Donard hotel has a luxury spa perfect for a little pampering. There are also seaweed baths nearby.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Coastguard Cottage

Coastguard Cottage is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

Coastguard Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Coastguard Cottage has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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