Pier View is a small house owned and loved by the same family for 80 years. It has a sunny outside patio overlooking the fishing harbour and is warm and dry inside. Conveniently located in a quiet Cul de Sac. in the centre of the village close to pubs, restaurants, and local stores, it is a private location with easy access to local amenities and walks along country lanes, cliff tops, or beaches. The local golf club is close by with 18 holes along the beautiful Waterford coast cliff tops. There are 6 championship courses within 30 minutes drive
Dunmore East is located 20 minutes from Waterford City with many items of historical interest as well as the famous Waterford Glass Factory which is open to visitors.
Waterford Regional Airport is serviced by Aer Arann from Luton, Manchester in England, L'Orient in France. Cork Airport is 2.5 hours and Dublin Airport 3 hours.
Though there is a local bus a car is advisable.
Amenities and Activities: Amenities: Electric Storage heating, fireplace, TV, VCR, satellite TV, full kitchen, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, cooking utensils provided, linens provided, washer, dryer, pets not allowed.
Activities (on site or nearby): historical sites - ancient times, Viking times (800s), Norman times (1100s), Cromwellian times (1600s), 1798 rebellion sites, Kennedy family origins, shopping, restaurants, pubs with traditional music, wild cliff top walks or along peaceful country lanes, Waterford glass factory. This is Ireland as you imagine it!
Local Tours: There are several comfortable one day excursions available. Try driving around the estuary using the ferry to the Hook Light Heritage centre. This is one of the oldest lighthouses in Europe still operating. From there head north to the JFK Homestead and arboretum. Historic New Ross is only a few minutes away where the Famine Ship Dunbrody is well worth a visit. From there you could either head northwest through the beautiful village of Innistiogue to Mediaeval Kilkenny with its famous Castle, or head towards home and explore Waterford.
Dunmore East is a pretty fishing village situated on the south western coast of Waterford Harbour on the opposite side to the Hook Peninsula with its historic lighthouse. The estuary has always been one of the busiest in Ireland serving the ports of Waterford and New Ross. The village is 15k south-east of Waterford City with a well signposted main road leading directly from the Quays. Coming from the bridge, keep to the inside lane on the Quays, and you will be taken straight on to the Dunmore Road by the Tower Hotel. Once you are on the road, do not turn off it until you are in the village. Island Lane is on the left opposite the Ocean Hotel. Peir View is the second last house on the right. Alternatively cross the Passage East ferry from Wexford. Turn left out of the village and follow the signs for Dunmore. Drive past church and down to the Strand. Keep on straight up the steep hill and turn left onto the main street at the Ship Inn. - rest of directions as above.
Other Activities: Dunmore Adventure Centre, Fantastic Coastal Walks. Waterford Crystal factory, Historic Waterford
Golf: Local Golf Course and many world renowned courses within easy reach