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Modern House beside the Sea

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Wexford House Rental Photos and Description

Holiday Home in Kilmore, Co. Wexford, Ireland - 2 minutes from safe and quiet beach

Located 1/2 an hour from Wexford Town and Rosslare, and 10 min. from Kilmore Quay the house is located 5 min walk from a safe quiet beach with views of the Saltee Islands. A stove in the living room make it cosy even on rainy days. Facilities include a WiFi broadband internet connection, free to air satellite dish, CD and DVD player, and a gas fired barbecue. Pets are welcome and the rear south west facing garden is fenced to keep in small dogs and has a private deck to the side of the house. Included in the Summer letting price are: Linen and towels, refuse removal, all utilities (electricity and heating), and a starter pack for the stove.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Knut Klimmek
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german
Calendar last updated:
October 1, 2016
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About Knut Klimmek

Born in 1962, I moved to Wexford in 1973 which is where I consider to be home. We have 4 (nearly grown up) boys and have spent some great family holidays in Kilmore. I got into kite surfing in 2001 and the location on the south coast with prevailing south westerly winds makes it a great location for kiting.

Why Knut Klimmek chose Ireland

We built the house in Kilmore approx 8 years ago. Having spent many years bringing our family to the beach by car, it was important to us when choosing the location that it was within walking distance of the sea. The south east corner has a reputation for getting the most sunshine in Ireland and we have found this is true. We have often left Kilmore in blazing sunshine to find that Wexford town, only 1/2 hour away, is covered in cloud. At the same time when the wind blows and it is raining, it can be very extreme because of the exposed nature of the site. The location is a little remote and off the beaten track, but that is also what we like about it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“A wonderful holiday - Brilliant sunshine, perfect location and amazing accommodation. We love your home by the sea and would easily rate it 5 star.

All the extras make it stress-free and so welcoming.

The first holiday I have had with the boys when I haven’t wanted it to be the last!! ”

Sue , Paul, Gideon (11), Timothy (9) , Reuben  and Jonathan (6), Derbyshire
Jul 2009
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2 traveler reviews

Modern House beside the Sea
average rating of 4.5 based on 3 reviews

Fantastic house in amazing setting

  • 5 of 5

Recently returned from a fantastic fortnight at Saltee Dogs. Weather may have been mixed but we had a great time, even watching the rain lashing against the windows and then dashing down the 100 m to the beach with the dog when the sun came out again! The views of the sea and over to the Saltee Islands are magical.

House is brilliantly equipped with every convenience you could need (even really speedy WiFi). And even if it's not really beachy weather, there are loads of places of interest in Wexford. Our sightseeing even took us to Waterford, up to Kilkenny and into Co Carlow.

Heartily recommend holidaying here.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David, Thanks for the nice review. Glad you had a good time despite the mixed weather. Hope I can reciprocate for your apartments in Fuerteventura some time.
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happy and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was very relaxing in a wonderful area and wonderful property. Lovely people, couldn't have been more helpful. Our dogs absolutely loved the garden. This was one of the best holidays we have had. Thank you all very much

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
185 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Mary Barrys Pub, Kilmore Village
Nearest Ferry
19 Kilometres
Rosslare Harbour
Nearest Train
21 Kilometres
Wexford Train Station
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Mary Barrys, Kilmore Village
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: necessary


2 min walk to the beach. Stretching from Carnesore point to Kilmore Quay and part of the Wexford coastal path, the beach changes from season to season, with more or less sand depending on the prevailing winds and weather. Safe for swimming and suitable for shore angling.


Waterford Airport - 1.5 Hrs - 86 km

Dublin Airport - 2.5 Hrs - 176 km

Dublin Ferry port - 2 Hrs - 140km

Rosslare Ferry Port - 30 min - 20km

Cobh - 3 Hrs - 192 km


Wexford - 20 km

Rosslare Strand - 18 km

Waterford - 85 km

Kilkenny City - 94 km

Cork - 197 km

Dublin - 158 km

Further Details:

Kilmore Quay is a small fishing port with a marina and slipway where fishing and sightseeing trips around Saltee Islands can be organised. Well known in the diving community as a base for weekend dive trips to the numerous wrecks off the Saltee Islands

Ideal base for Bird watchers on Tacumshin and Ladys Island Lake and the Wexford Slobs.


Rates & Availability

Wexford House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct. 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 29 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jan - Feb 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
March - April 2017
Mar 5 2017 - Apr 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 2017
Apr 30 2017 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
June 2017
May 28 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
July - Aug 2017
Jun 25 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
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Preferred option is PayPal.

Changeover Day:
Usual changeover day is Saturday but we are flexible depending on other bookings. We ask guests to be ready to depart by 11 o'clock, and arrival is suggested as 2 o'clock in the afternoon.

Notes on prices:
Weekly rental prices include all utilities such as hot water, electricity, heating and waste disposal.
Unfortunately we cannot accommodate short term or weekend lettings

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Wexford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • Bathroom 1 - ground floor - shower, toilet, sink Bathroom 2 - 1st floor - bath with electric shower, toilet, sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - ground floor - double bed Bedroom 2 - 1st floor - double bed, single bed & camp bed Bedroom 3 - 1st floor - twin (can be split into 2 singles) and single bed
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The house is central heated by an oil fired burner, and radiators are individually thermostatically controlled. Outside: Rear garden is 1/3 acre of grass and fenced to keep in small dogs (unless they dig). A large fenced in private deck with an outside tap is located to the southern side of the house. Ideal for for washing out and drying diving equipment. The driveway is tarmac with ample parking outside the house. To the side of the house there is potential parking for a trailer and rib on the grass during summer months. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, Large side by side fridge freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen and all utility charges are included in the rental price.

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