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Unique Lodge with Industrial Designed Interior

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Ashford Village: Birch Hill House is situated a short stroll to the picturesque village of Ashford. Located approx 30 miles south of Dublin city and airport, it is ideally located for visitors to this wonderful part of Ireland. County Wicklow is known as 'The Garden County ' and there are many private gardens and stately homes which open to the public close by. Just a short stroll minutes from the house however, is Mount Usher gardens, which was voted the “Best garden to visit in Ireland” by BBC Gardeners World The shopping courtyard features a wonderful restaurant and there are myriad specialty shops with the best of Irish food, furniture and crafts on offer. Also in the village you can enjoy a drink of Guinness in front of a log fire, while working up a hunger to enjoy a tasty meal in one of the two fine restaurants.

Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 13, 2018


Ashford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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Unique Lodge with Industrial Designed Interior
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time in this cozy house, specially because Una and Peter were so kind and welcoming. The house is very comfortable and was the perfect size for our family of 8 adults and 2 kids. We spent Christmas and NYE and we would definitely stay there again if we decide to spend this time of the year in Ireland again.

Super recommend it. :)

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A large,warm, comfortable house in a good location.

  • 4 of 5

I stayed here with five family members. The house is very spacious, warm and well equipped .

Pete was willing to share his knowledge of the area and was available to deal with any queries.

The location is ideal for exploring the Wicklow area.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rockville, MD, USA

Fantastic, comfortable, and stylish vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the house--we were a small family and while the house would certainly feel very comfortable for a larger group, it was just fine for us as well. The location is perfect--easy traveling into the Wicklow Mountains, and Glendalough, a quick drive to Greystones and the coast, and very easy to get up to Dublin. The house was private, quiet, and while the weather was a bit cool while we were there, the patio/outdoor area/bbq was also really nice.

The owners were also great--very friendly and helpful as we arrived, with loads of insight into the area.

We were there with our 3.5 year old son, and the playground in Ashford Village is world-class--he spent more than 3 hours there one day, and would have been more than happy to make it a daily visit. The house worked well for him--we didn't spend much time at all on the upper floor, but he had no trouble navigating the stairs and the landing was absolutely safe for him (and would be for even younger children).

All in all, this was one of the nicest vacation houses we've been in--nicely outfitted, clean, very welcoming, and in a perfect location for exploring the Ancient East, Dublin, the Irish sea coast, and a bit more. We'd be happy to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brilliant self contained house with everything you may need

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property in July ahead of my wedding. It was really important to me to not be in a hotel but a comfortable house which would make brilliant photos. This property and letting certainly lived up to my demands.

Una and her husband Pete couldn't have done any more for us. They were really helpful when I panicked looking for local help. They were particularly pleasant about our shoddy parking too! Even ahead of our arrival Una gave so much help and and support- it didn't feel like you were dealing through an automated website but a professional family.

The house was brilliant- it was contemporary, warm on cold days and cool on warm days. We were a family of 4 -6 staying. When we had hairdressers and makeup artists in the house, it didn't feel cluttered or stuck for space. It was clean, comfy beds, plenty of hanging space and all the bits and bobs you need for cooking/ hosting/ general living!

Location was ideal for us- my mum was able to walk down to the local shops in about 10mins but we used our car quite a bit.

All in all- well recommend- I hope to return for my anniversaries!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holiday House in Ashford

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a one week stay in Pete's & Una's house. The house is unique, spacious and contains all mod-cons. There were a few minor issues (no upstairs toilet & rain noise on metal roof) but nothing that stopped us enjoying a great stay & holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

The home and hosts were wonderful.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Chester Beaty
Nearest Ferry
34 Kilometres
Dun Laoighre
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Wicklow Town
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Wicklow Town
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
850 Metres
Romany Stone
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
Brittas Bay
Car: recommended

Birch Hill Lodge is situated in the picturesque village of Ashford, in the county of Wicklow, 'The Garden of Ireland'. This Uniquely designed property takes maximum advantage of the stunning location . with gardens designed by Diarmuid Gavin. Close by you have the beaches of Brittas Bay and Silversands, Gardens and Estates like Powerscourt and Mount Usher, Wicklow Gaol (haunted), Clara Lara Fun Park angling, horse riding and fishing.

Wicklow Mountain National Park is a walkers paradise, 'The Wicklow Way' has dramatic scenery, rich with flora and fauna, the glacial lakes of Lough Dan and Glendalough.

Golfers, you have some of the best courses Ireland has to offer on your doorstep, Druids Glen and Wood brook who have hosted The Irish Open, Wicklow, Blainroe, The European, and Wooden bridge giving you the finest of woodland to links courses and at great value.

Just 30 miles from Dublin city center it is the ideal base for a city trip.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $615.31
Pet Fee $12.31

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.