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Water's edge apartment with mountain and bay view

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom waterside apartment with bay and mountain views

This luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom ground floor apartment enjoys fabulous views across Dundrum Bay to the majestic Mourne Mountains. Located right at the water's edge, you can enjoy the beautiful views from the bright and spacious open plan kitchen, dining and living area. These vistas change hourly with the movement of the tides and the changing light, and must be one of the most impressive views in Ireland; at times they are spectacular, especially in the evenings. The apartment benefits from a private patio and pretty garden accessed from the living room through double patio doors. The master bedroom also looks out on to the beautiful bay and impressive mountains while the guest bedroom enjoys delightful private garden views looking out to the bay beyond. The apartment is well equipped with everything you need to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay with a parking space a few steps from the front door.

Things to do: Whether you are looking for a relaxing get away from it all holiday or an adventure filled holiday, this apartment is the perfect base. It offers a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, bird watchers, photographers, artists and those seeking a variety of outdoor pursuits. Dundrum is a pretty village only 2 minutes walk from the apartment which is set within a small, tasteful development on the South Down coastline. It offers several historical sites including a 13th century De Courcy castle and the bay in which the SS Great Britain, designed by Brunei, was grounded for nearly a year in 1647. it also offers a multitude of nature walks within the beautiful Murlough Bay Nature Reserve as well as inside the castle ruins, all within easy walking distance. There is also a pretty local walk, part way along the old 18th and 19th century railway line (no longer in use) to Downpatrick. The village is well equipped and you can find everything here to meet your needs during your stay - two small supermarkets, a petrol station, pharmacy, off licence, coffee shops, hairdressers, beauty salons and excellent award-winning restaurants, the Bucks Head and the Mourne Seafood Bar.

In nearby Newcastle you can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities including golf, hiking, cycling, fishing, mountain climbing, canoeing etc. Newcastle is home to the world class gold course, the Royal County Down, which recently hosted the Irish Open. The stunning Slieve Donard Hotel has a luxury spa perfect for a little pampering. Nearby Castlewellan has a beautiful castle, lake and gardens - perfect for walks, cycling and canoeing while the village of Seaforde offers a pretty Tropical Butterfly Farm and garden.

The historic town of Downpatrick with its cathedral and St Patrick's Information Centre is 10 minutes drive away. Just outside of Downpatrick you can visit the National Trust property of Castleward set on the shores of Strangford Lough. From there you can catch a ferry to Portaferry and drive around the Lough taking in the pretty and historic towns and villages of Strangford, Portaferry and Greyabbey. The recently refurbished National Trust property, Mount Stewart, with its beautiful lake and gardens is well worth a visit.

Within a half day's drive you can reach most of the tourist sites in Northern Ireland - Strangford Lough, Antrim Coast and Fermanagh lakes. The city of Belfast has lots to offer and is within 45 minutes drive while Dublin is 2 hours drive away.

More Details

Owner
Josie Crozier
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, Can respond in writing in most languages
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Josie Crozier

The owner of Water's Edge apartment in Dundrum, is a semi retired Physiotherapist & Acupuncturist who, 10 years ago, fell in love with the location, the view and the ever changing light and seasons, all of which can be seen from the living room and bedrooms of the apartment. She felt she simply had to buy it !

Darian was born and brought up in Northern Ireland, but has travelled and lived in many countries throughout the world including Japan, Borneo, North America, Holland and Norway, and she believes the setting within which her Dundrum apartment lies is one of the prettiest she has seen. That, together with the warmth and friendliness of the local people and all the many local activities and attractions, make it a delightful place to holiday in.

Darian is a keen photographer, and many of the photographs which decorate the apartment have been taken by her. Copies of these make a nice momento of your holiday, and many are available for sale either framed or mounted for easy travel. Please enquire if you are interested in a purchase.

Darian hopes that you will have many relaxing and enjoyable days here, and that you will, of course, treat the apartment with the same care as she has done, so that others may enjoy it too. And, having really enjoyed your stay, you can always book to return again - many people do, which is lovely !

Josie Crozier purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Josie Crozier chose County Down

This was the "Show Apartment" in the development, so has a delightful setting.

What makes this apartment unique

Wonderful waterside situation with a pretty patio, from where the views of both the sea and the mountains change constantly.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for a lovely peaceful stay. Very quiet and away from it all.
Dec 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
33 Miles
George Best Belfast City Airport
Nearest Barpub
Selection in village within walking distance
Nearest Ferry
34 Miles
Belfast
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Royal County Down, Newcastle
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Lisburn
Nearest Motorway
23 Kilometres
Lisburn, A1
Nearest Restaurant
Award winning Dundrum restaurants - short walk
Nearest Beach
In front of Apartment or 1 mile to Murlough
Car: recommended

Things to do: Whether you are looking for a relaxing, get away from it all, holiday or an adventure filled holiday, this apartment is the perfect base. It offers a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, bird watchers, photographers, artists and those seeking a variety of outdoor pursuits. Dundrum is a pretty village only 2 minutes walk from the apartment which is set within a small, tasteful development on the South Down coastline. It offers several historical sites including a 13th century De Courcy castle and the bay in which the SS Great Britain, designed by Brunei, was grounded for nearly a year in 1647. It also offers a multitude of nature walks within the beautiful Murlough Bay Nature Reserve as well as inside the castle ruins, all within easy walking distance. There is also a pretty local walk, part way along the old 18th and 19th century railway line (no longer in use) to Downpatrick. The village is well equipped and you can find everything here to meet your needs during your stay - two small supermarkets, a petrol station, pharmacy, off licence, coffee shops, hairdressers, beauty salons and excellent award-winning restaurants, the Bucks Head and the Mourne Seafood Bar.

In nearby Newcastle you can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities including golf, hiking, cycling, fishing, mountain climbing, canoeing etc. Newcastle is home to the world class gold course, the Royal County Down, which recently hosted the Irish Open. The stunning Slieve Donard Hotel has a luxury spa perfect for a little pampering.

Nearby, Castlewellan has a beautiful castle, lake and gardens - perfect for walks, cycling and canoeing while in the village of Seaforde, there is a pretty Tropical Butterfly Farm and garden.

The historic town of Downpatrick with its cathedral and St Patrick's Information Centre is 10 minutes drive away. Just outside of Downpatrick you can visit the National Trust property of Castleward set on the shores of Strangford Lough. From there you can catch a ferry to Portaferry and drive around the Lough taking in the pretty and historic towns and villages of Strangford, Portaferry and Greyabbey. The recently refurbished National Trust property, Mount Stewart, with its beautiful lake and gardens is well worth a visit.

Within a half day's drive you can reach most of the tourist sites in Northern Ireland - Strangford Lough, Antrim Coast and Fermanagh lakes. The city of Belfast has lots to offer and is within 45 minutes drive while Dublin is 2 hours drive away.

Amenities

Newcastle Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The apartment has a full bathroom with bath and shower fitting, toilet and wash hand basin. The master bedroom has a fully tiled walk-in shower, toilet and wash hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with bay views and ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Guest bedroom with 2 single beds and garden views
  • The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower, toilet and wash hand basin
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Water's edge apartment with mountain and bay view
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 15 reviews
5

Beautiful views, excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely start to our trip in Northern Ireland.

We spent 3 nights, wished we had stayed longer. The area and mountains are beautiful. The apartment is just ideal. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Place

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Very nice apartment and lots of room. My shoe fell out of my suitcase when I closed it up and off the backside of the bed. I did not realize this until our next destination which was 4 hours away. I contacted Josie and she is going to mail to me. She is very sweet to do this. Thank you Josie.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment with ever changing views

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here even though the weather was not always great, though typical Northern Ireland. The apartment is so conveniently situated for eating out at great restaurants, which are very reasonably priced. Also great for getting to nearby lovely beaches, Murlough bay, Tyrella, and trips to Kilkeel to buy fresh crab claws at the harbour.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location for a short break

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely super property in a great location with spectacular views. Just the place to unwind and relax and the complimentary wine and crisps were a lovely touch. Mourne Seafood Bar and Bucks Head Pub were so close for dining we did not need to go any further. All essentials were provided and every eventuality prepared for...instructions were clear and so easy to follow. We will definitely be back and would recommend this property highly. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely comments Richard, we are so delighted you enjoyed your stay... and the views! Josie Crozier (On behalf of Darian Shotton)
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5

Spectacular views from a beautifully decorated apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the ever changing scenery from the private balcony. Lovely apartment in a great location (in the center of Dundrum) with several nice restaurants within walking distance. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So delighted Cheryl you had a lovely time.The patio has a fantastic view of the mountains and forever changing tide, it's so relaxing to watch. We are so lucky to have so many wonderful restaurants within walking distance in Dundrum.
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5

Beautiful, majestic Mourne mountains and bay views

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped, comfortable and so welcoming with a bottle of wine and salsa! A great location for Belfast and the countryside. A quaint little town with great walking trails and some excellent restaurants and not too far from Newcastle if you wish a more urban vibe at times! Had an awesome time with some excellent weather to take advantage of the little patio with ever-changing vistas to enjoy!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Laundry $39.57
Refundable damage deposit $197.84

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.