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Mallard Cottage

Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Strangford, County Down, Northern Ireland
Perfect for a 'get away from it all' break in the beautiful surroundings of Strangford and Lecale for families, couples and groups of friends. Mallard Cottage welcomes you to kick back and relax together in front of the roaring fire in a spacious, traditional Irish cottage with all mod cons. or to get out into the local countryside to explore both land and lough and the huge range of activities the area has to offer.Built in the mid 18th Century and still in family ownership, the cottage was sympathetically extended and renovated to a very high standard in 2013. It still retains many of the original features in the old part of the house and has traditional timber finishes running throughout.Admire sweeping open fields and views towards the Mourne Mountains and St Patricks Monument at Saul from the courtyard or enjoy a BBQ togethe... Read more
Listing #HL585334
About the Owner
Leigh W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:50%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2013
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Our family of 6 (including 4 teenagers) had room to spread out in this out-of-the-way cottage, just a stone's throw from Castle Ward, the home of Winterfell, and Audley's Castle, the home of the the Twins. The kitchen was cozy and the beds were comfortable....More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Michele H
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We had a brilliant break in this excellent property. The rooms were all spacious and comfortable, with the main lounge being light and airy and a good room to just chill out in. The facilities were good and there was even a barbecue, although unfortunately...More

Date of stay: August 2014
1  Thank Rambler265
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Spacious, clean, warm and relaxing accommodation with all necessary amenities for a family short break. Large site for kids to burn off excessive energy + additional excitement of daily visits from local cattle! Within walking distance to Castle Ward with its many attractions for young...More

Date of stay: April 2014
2  Thank jonathan t
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Private Tennis Court
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Bunk
    1 King
    1 Full
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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  • Cleaning fee: £50 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning Fee: £50 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £250 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Mallard Cottage is approximately 5 mins from Strangford village. The picturesque village with its ancient harbour lies on the eastern, inner shores of Strangford Lough on the edge of the pretty County Down countryside.

Strangford Lough is a Marine Nature Reserve and boasts truly stunning scenery, and some of the richest marine and coastal wildlife in the whole of Europe. Throughout the summer visitors and locals enjoy a range of water based activities such as yachting, fishing, canoeing and other outdoor pursuits.

The majestic ferry makes its way back and forth between Strangford harbour and Portaferry linking the two sides of the lough and allowing visitors to explore the whole of the Ards Penninsula including the Exploris Aquarium, Mount Stewart National Trust property and pretty be...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: George Best Belfast City Airport: 50.0 km
Railway: Belfast Central: 50.0 km
Ferry: Belfast Harbour: 50.0 km

Belfast International Airport 1.5 hours
Dublin Airport 2.0 hour
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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