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Scar Bridge Cottage - Kilmore Quay

cosy detached cottage 3 acres, your perfect escape! days on the beach, summer evenings in the garden
5.0 of 5 bubbles
16 reviews
cosy detached cottage 3 acres, your perfect escape! days on the beach, summer evenings in the garden
view of house from country lane
room to run ! view across your own lawn down to your river house
house on country lane - stone walled to front, mature setting.
sunny south facing landscaped terrace off sittingroom
view from top of lawn down towards the cottage
Smart BBQ area for ultimate easy summer dining
romantic summer house
Al fresco dining in the river house
Romantic evening setting in garden summer house !
view across your grounds from lawn towards stable courtyard
sunny stableyard terrace ideal for BBQ- stables used as summer games rooms wi pool table
view of al fresco table perfect for breakfast , lunch or BBQ
Comfortable snug with views over lane and rear garden. open fire , music system and cds.
Gleaming Aga with beams in country kitchen. NEFF electrical oven also available for those aga shy!
some dry stores provided in nook beside Aga
Fining area with bench ( unseen ) and chars seating 6. Overlooking country lane to front and garden
evenings in your snug room , fire to foot , book to hand , friends by your side
second sittingroom with TV and DVD library
Stairway with ornamental stag
the country lane outside the front of your house
4 poster bed in cottage bedroom
Selection of holiday reads left for you to enjoy !
Pretty family bathroom with mini cathedral ceiling, bath and power shower
little window seat in bathroom
part view of back showing original stables and rear of your house
View from front gate across to stables with pumpkins cut for Halloween
view to optional tippee den from the always popular old school tyre swing !!
wooden platform at your river's bank, dip ur feet , float ur homemade boats!
Your fenced off river has a pretty stone bridge ideal for poo sticks- gated access
safe fencing at river with gated access
favourite beach for swimming surfing and crabbing! just one of many local clean beaches
View to top lawn with lovely mature trees for plenty of shady seating
old twinkly Hook Lighthouse oldest working lighthouse n Europe - The view from the top is amazing!
Local beach for crisp winter walk !
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Kilmore Quay, County Wexford
Scar Bridge Cottage is an impressively stylish restored and extended 200 year old cottage on private 3 acres.Recently refurbished it is maintained to a very high standard. It is a convenient pretty base for Wexford Opera Festival and the area benefits from many sandy beaches , scenic Hook Head and plentiful award winning restaurants in and around the thatched fishing village Kilmore Quay together with the cosmopolitan town of Wexford. The property boasts 4 poster bed , open fire and landscaped gardens with terraces , orchard and lawned areas overlooking its own river. As a bonus the pretty stone stables are used as a summer games room with pool table and stone courtyard. A lovely little wooden summer house is draped in jasmine and clematis in the summer months and is a lovely romantic corner from which to view the little fish jump in the... Read more
About the Owner, Kate T
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Nov 2006
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL18131
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Frances H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Scar Bridge Cottage is by far the best property we have stayed in... The owner Kate was great to deal with, very prompt and friendly. The caretaker Kay met us to show us around and she is absolutely lovely. The cottage is 200 years old and completely renovated, whilst keeping with the original character. The rooms are full of gorgeous...

Management response:

Wow - thank you so much !! We are lucky to have such lovely guests and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your holiday with us so much ..thank you for sharing the gorgeous photos and please do come back !


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Third time at the cottage and will be returning as soon as possible. A very relaxing break, great access to local beaches and a night at the local with live music is a must. Internet added since we were last there, a nice touch but we turned it off as the cottage is to be enjoyed away from social media...

Management response:

Thanks so much Luke !! We really really appreciate you taking the time to review us but more so are thrilled you love our little cottage as much as we do and that you all enjoy your precious family holidays there. Have to say we turn off the wifi too when we're there !!! You're all welcome back anytime just...


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We are just back from staying here and would very much recommend if you want to explore this part of ireland. Well equipped and clean it has everything you need and the gardens and stream are lovely.

Management response:

Thanks so much ! We really appreciate you taking the time to review us and are so thrilled you all enjoyed your stay with us so much - hopefully you can come back again. Enjoy the rest of the summer , K


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
A truly stylish property. The country kitchen with dual aspect promotes leisurely breakfasts and entertaining dinners. Relax in the snug at the original stone fireplace or in the sunroom which boasts a vaulted ceiling and french doors to a sunny terrace. The utility room is handy to store fishing rods, beach paraphenalia and walking boots. downstairs wc. Upstairs the 3 cosy bedrooms exude elegant cottage charm with 4 poster king size bed and wrought iron bedsteads. The rooms are lovely with deep window sills overlooking the river and country lane. The owners provide egyptian cotton bedlinen with down duvets. A pretty bathroom with vaulted ceiling has bath and power shower. master bedroom with whb. Outside features restored stone stables for summer games room and courtyard , a wooden rivers... more
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please call your housekeeper 1 hour before agreed checkin time so that she can go to meet you at the property,.Should your housekeeper wait for you at the cottage beyond the...
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
Apr 8, 2017 -
Apr 29, 2017
Easter 2017
2 nights
Apr 30, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
early summer
2 nights
Jul 1, 2017 -
Sep 2, 2017
High Summer 2017
4 nights
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  • Pet: $44 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates include all utilties however a small premium( e 50) may apply for use of the thirsty oil fired AGA ,there is an alternative fitted electric NEFF oven/grill/hob available at no additional fee. enjoy 3 acres with 1 acre in lawned private mature gardens for kids to play safely in - lovely open fire , ...and nearby restaurants for your comfort!!
Lovely long beaches ,return to enjoy last of long summer evenings - then light the fire and curl up with a book and a glass of wine!
Damage deposit refunded before departure .Pets are welcome with an additional euro40 cleaning fee.
charcoal Weber BBQ available for rent - please prebook euro20 per week
.Midweek specials may be available please enquire...
Refundable cash damage deposit of euro 300 required upon arrival,refunded at departure by your caretaker..
large charcoal bar b q available at nominal cleaning fee 20 please book in advance to ensure availability.
For additional housekeeping service during your stay please ask Kate...
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About the neighborhood
Many festivals including the national ploughing championships 2012,Wexford Opera Festival ,Duncannon fort reinactments and sand sculpting festivals, fishing competitions , story telling fireside tale venues, boat day trips to the beautiful Saltee Islands off Kilmore Quay, bird sanctuary at Tachumshane Lake , the National Heritage Centre , Dunbrody Famine ship,Johnstown Castle ,and Gardens, Scenic Hook Head and Hook Lighthouse , John F Kennedy Park and Arboretum, Tintern Abbey.Many Golf courses and equestrian centres. Forest and cliff walks. Many beaches both cliffed and duned.<BR>Pony riding school for children just 400 yards from Scar Bridge Cottage. <BR>Swimming pools and crazy golf available nearby.<BR>EXCELLENT PROPERTY FOR CHILDREN.<BR>New Pirate themed playgr... more
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How to get there
Airport: Waterford: 40.4 mi
Railway: Bridgetown: 3.1 mi
Ferry: Rosslare: 12.4 mi
Rosslare ferry 25 minutes drive away<BR>2 hours easy drive from Dublin airport or ferry port<BR>The owner Kate will provide easy to follow directions from where ever you need , with helpful recommendations for stop offs en route
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: 3.1 mi.
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