Ireland Cottage Vacation Rentals 2 bedrooms in Wellingtonbridge County Wexford.
This estate is a unique hidden gem steeped in history located in South Wexford. It is an old secluded 650 acre country estate which is uniquely unspoilt and untouched by time. It offers visitors the opportunity to step back in time and enjoy some peace and tranquillity.
The estate has been in the current owner’s family for nearly 350 years since it was granted to Robert Leigh by King James I in 1667 under royal grant. The original coach road winds its way along one of the avenues and passes by one of the few coach stops still in existence. The estate which is actively farmed by its owners comprises undulating countryside of spectacular beauty. It is a mixture of pasture, tillage fields, ancient woodlands and marsh land.
Visitors can enjoy seeing a working farm during their stay from the corn being harvested in late summer to the cattle grazing in the fields.
The property is the perfect rural setting for those seeking an outdoor experience. There truly is something for everyone whether it is an action packed holiday or a reviving relaxing break. It is an ideal holiday for families or couples alike. It is particularly suited for groups as the 4 cosy cottages are situated beside each other.
2 bedrooms Cottage ( The Court Yard House)
The Court Yard House: Open plan kitchen/dining and lounge area featuring a Waterford Stanley wood burning stove. Downstairs bathroom with a bath/power shower. Separate utility area with a washing machine and tumble drier. 1 double bedroom with a king sized bed and 1 single room with a 4 foot bed upstairs with a separate bathroom. Patio area to the rear of the house. Sleeps a maximum of 3 people plus 1 infant.
A wide variety of activities awaits visitors designed to satisfy every taste:
Walking - Visitors can enjoy fresh country air and spectacular scenery as they walk along the avenues, woodland paths and the old bridle paths which pass through the woods and alongside the River Corach. The estate offers a choice of different walks ranging from short leisurely strolls to longer invigorating walks. Tailored walking holidays are also available for walking enthusiasts which take in some of the many enjoyable hills and coastal walks available in the South East of Ireland.
Fishing - The river also offers an opportunity to while away some enjoyable hours fishing for river trout from the river banks in the woods.
Nature - Nature lovers are afforded a chance to spot a unique array of fauna and flora. Badgers, pine martins, buzzards, hawks, king fishers, wood peckers, to name but a few can be spotted throughout the estate. One special treat for visitors not to be missed is the annual dawn chorus. The changing seasons can be enjoyed from the sea of bluebells throughout the woodlands in late spring to the ripening corn fields in the summer to the wonderful colour of the trees throughout the estate in the autumn.
Riding - For people bringing their horses with them on holiday, long hacks through the estate can be enjoyed. The estate is the ideal place to discover the pleasure of exploring beautiful Irish countryside on horseback. A professionally designed cross country course which caters for all levels of riders is also available for visitors to use.
Shooting - Tailored packages are available during the shooting season. Pheasant, woodcock, duck and pigeon shooting is available in the mature woodlands and marshes.
If you wish to venture further afield, estate is the perfect base for visiting the numerous tourist attractions in County Wexford.
The estate is proud to be listed as one of the Idyllic Irish Experiences recommended on Group Tours of Ireland by My Ireland Tour.
per week, from € 400
- The above rates include 9% VAT.
Reservations must be made from:
- Saturday to Saturday for Weekly Stays
- Friday to Sunday for Weekend Stays (please ask for rates)
- Friday to Monday for Bank Holiday Weekend Stays (please ask for rates)
Thank you Sarah for a lovely stay. The 5 of us really enjoyed our long weekend during the Easter break. The house is very comfortable and has all mod cons provided. We went to all your recommendations – perfect!! Best of luck with the venture.”
Elia, Finn, Olivia and Canice
“Thank you Sarah, we really enjoyed our stay. The house is very cosy. The Easter Egg hunt was great fun and the fairy village magical. We will definitely be back!” Elia, Finn, Olivia and Canice, March 2016.
Spoken languages : English
Wellingtonbridge County Wexford Ireland