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The Red Door - fantastic holiday let in Strangford

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4* graded by Tourism NI. Great reviews
Sheltered south facing patio directly off living room
Spacious living room with comfortable seating
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
Min stay varies
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Rental Home
Graded 4 Star by Tourism NI. A beautiful modern house designed by Architect owner and completely rebuilt recently. Traditional exterior, comfortable, spacious, stylish and extremely well finished interior. Located right in the heart of Strangford village. TV in kitchen, living room and master bedroom, DVD, Wifi, bluetooth speakers, LAN port in all rooms. Wood stove (fuel provided). Washing machine / tumble dryer and dishwasher. High chair, stair gates, travel cot and baby bath and monitor available. With 3 young kids ourselves we have incorporated a number of child friendly features and safety is a high priority. Sunny south facing patio with outdoor furniture and BBQ. Enclosed garden ideal for kids. Secure lock up and washing facilities for bikes. On and off street parking. Next do...Graded 4 Star by Tourism NI. A beautiful modern house designed by Architect owner and completely rebuilt recently. Traditional exterior, comfortable, spacious, stylish and extremely well finished interior. Located right in the heart of Strangford village. TV in kitchen, living room and master bedroom, DVD, Wifi, bluetooth speakers, LAN port in all rooms. Wood stove (fuel provided). Washing machine / tumble dryer and dishwasher. High chair, stair gates, travel cot and baby bath and monitor available. With 3 young kids ourselves we have incorporated a number of child friendly features and safety is a high priority. Sunny south facing patio with outdoor furniture and BBQ. Enclosed garden ideal for kids. Secure lock up and washing facilities for bikes. On and off street parking. Next door to shop and post office. All village shops / restaurants / pubs / playground / ferry boat within 2 min walk, no need for car. National Trust Castleward (Game of Thrones Winterfell) next to village. Just 45 mins from Belfast, 15 mins from Downpatrick, Strangford is a beautiful coastal location, quiet, relaxed and with a huge range of activities and attractions on the doorstep. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Full bath
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Meet the host
Marty and Melanie h
Hosting since July 2016
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe live in Strangford ourselves and will be on hand to welcome you and hand over the keys. We are more than happy to inform you about the local facilities and attractions, let us know if you have any special interests. You are welcome to contact us anytime during your stay should you need any help or advise.
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Reviews (96)
Greta15
Greta15
Belfast, United Kingdom2 contributions
This accommodation is of an excellent standard. The location is great too and Marty is a very welcoming host.
Visited February 2023
Written February 21, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Thanks so much! Delighted to hear you had a great stay.
Written February 25, 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Eleanor D
Eleanor D
2 contributions
Gorgeous weekend spent in this lovely house. Marty was really welcoming and the house was just perfect. Can’t wait to be back in summer for our 3rd visit!
Visited January 2023
Written January 17, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Thanks so much for your review! See you in the summer!
Written January 18, 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Lorna O
Lorna O
6 contributions
We love our family time at the Red Door each New Year, such a fantastic spot to relax after a busy Christmas. The kids love sleeping in the 'up-upstairs' and the adults love the homely surrounds. Such a fantastic location too - this time we ate in The Cuan, The Artisan Cookhouse and The Lobster Pot (well you can't cook when you're relaxing!) all of which were fantastic although it must be said the Artisan Cookhouse is exceptional. Marty is a great host and there is nothing that hasn't been thought of. We look forward to returning again soon!
Visited December 2022
Written January 4, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are so lucky to have 3 great restaurants all within a stones throw! You can't go wrong with any of them. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon.
Written January 5, 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Barry J
Barry J
Chester, United Kingdom1 contribution
It was ideal to be right in the middle of beautiful Strangford during the summer festival. The younger kids could walk out the door and go pier-jumping wearing their wetsuits, while the sunny garden temporarily held a flotilla of kayaks for the older ones, who went island-hopping on the lough. At midnight we swam at Kilclief, where the phosphorescent algae flashed magically with each stroke. We cooked apple cake, thanks to the laden trees after feasting on fresh local dulse, crabs and lobsters. Held a large barbecue with friends on a warm night. Found a tasty new Turkish restaurant in Ardglass. Found neolithic stone tools on a beach by a stream which drained historic sites upstream. Walked Benderg with its huge sandy beaches and craggy Sheepland, with St Patrick’s well. The house is good for a family and has giant flat sofa for a friend to stay overnight on if they miss the ferry home. It has an elegant uncluttered style comfortable beds, clean unscented laundry, appliances that all worked first time and attention to detail, such as simple, good quality kitchen equipment. It all made for a lovely stay.
Visited September 2022
Written September 1, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Wow - your review is like a tourist board advert for the beautiful Strangford Lough and Lecale! How lucky we are to have all this on our doorstep! Delighted you had such a great stay at The Red Door
Written September 3, 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Eilidh
Eilidh
2 contributions
The house is the perfect spot for a stay in strangford. Beautiful, clean and homely space. Everything you think you could need is there. Alongside, the property has a perfect location in the town of strangford. With a grocery shop next door - a stroll down the street to local restaurants and pubs. Thank you to our lovely hosts Marty and Mel. Couldn’t recommend higher.
Visited July 2022
Written July 24, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Thanks so much for your review. Come back anytime
Written July 25, 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Seaside21156625220
Seaside21156625220
1 contribution
The Red Door is a real gem which is ideal placed to explore the glorious countryside of Strangford and South Down. A very special place.
Visited July 2022
Written July 14, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Thank you for your review. So good to hear you had a great stay at The Red Door!
Written July 18, 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Mary R
Mary R
1 contribution
It is very difficult to encapsulate the magical ambience and genuine homeliness of The Red Door Strangford. I just love the house. As soon as I enter, I feel at home. There are a abundance of quirky design details inside: the cascade wall effect in the main bedroom; the glass doors leading to the living room which afford a great view of the garden; the mirror upstairs that is offset as is a shelf downstairs; the unobtrusive kitchen door recessed into the wall in the hallway and the lovely walled garden area out the back which changes seasonally - tete a tete daffodils in April and tumbling roses and red white and pink geraniums in the summer. The grass area also has a cute Wendy house which just adds to the magic of the place. I have yet to use the bbq materials in the shed as the restaurants in the village are great and too tempting!! - And incidentally family say it is a mere 32 steps to the pub next door !!! - Marty and Melanie are great hosts- and so very welcoming and attentive. The main host though, undoubtedly, is the house itself which embraces you in its care.
Visited June 2022
Written July 8, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Thank you for your lovely review, no better compliment than to say you feel at home. We are delighted to welcome you to The Red Door time and time again! I wonder if it is more than 32 steps on the way home from the pub? :-)
Written July 10, 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Noreen M
Noreen M
1 contribution
The Red Door in the beautiful village of Strangford surpassed all expectations. The house is wonderfully spacious and so well laid out and equipped that you can feel yourself relax into holiday mode from the moment you enter. Everything in the house is of excellent quality and it is so cosy and comfortable. Bed linen is crisp and fresh and beds are really comfy. Outside space is also lovely. The location couldn't be better, we enjoyed an excellent meal in the nearby Cuan. Everything is within walking distance from the property including the ferry to Portaferry. Communication with Marty was excellent throughout and there was a lovely welcome hamper of goodies for us on arrival. We had a fabulous stay,couldn't have asked for better. Would definitely return.
Visited June 2022
Written June 7, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Thanks so much for your review. Delighted you had such a great stay at The Red Door! Come back anytime
Written June 9, 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Quest28050158562
Quest28050158562
1 contribution
The Red Door was the perfect base for our break in Strangford - such a welcoming, charming house. It was extremely well equipped and the bedrooms were comfortable and gave us all three good nights' sleep. There is plenty to explore on foot, and Strangford is buzzy and friendly. Highly recommend The Red Door.
Visited May 2022
Written June 3, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Thank you so much for your lovely review. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Red Door!
Written June 12, 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Trip08617956197
Trip08617956197
1 contribution
Weekend trip with friends. Excellent accommodation in a perfect location. Rooms were spotless and house was so well equipped with all the mod cons. It really had everything we needed and there is so much to do in the area. We ate in the village and food was wonderful. Went mountain biking on the local trails and thoroughly enjoyed my time in Strangford. Definitely will be staying again and looking forward to my next trip. Marty & Melanie were impeccable hosts.
Visited March 2022
Written March 21, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
_MartyH75_
_MartyH75_
Many thanks for your review. Delighted to hear you had a great time at The Red Door and enjoyed all Strangford has to offer. Come back anytime!
Written March 23, 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Central Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fishing Nearby
  • There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Watersports Nearby
  • Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
  • Cycling Trips
  • Hiking Trips
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About the neighborhood
Just 45 mins from Belfast, 15 mins from Downpatrick, Strangford is a beautiful coastal location, quiet, relaxed and with a huge range of activities and attractions on the doorstep.
Getting around
Although car is the most convenient way to get to Strangford once you arrive you can park up as shops, restaurants, pubs, walks, Castleward and the Ferry are all on the doorstep. There is a regular bus service between Strangford and Downpatrick.
Access
Car advised
Activities nearby
Fishing NearbyThere Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins DriveHorse Riding NearbyWatersports Nearby
Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount

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