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Luxury bright, spacious, stylish apartment with stunning mountain & bay views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Self-catering, fabulous views, access to beach, balcony, close to nature

This is a stunning, luxury, 1st floor apartment in a peaceful village which has the 'wow' factor. Enjoy uninterrupted views over the beautiful Dundrum bay and the Mountains of Mourne - classified as an 'area of outstanding natural beauty'. You would find it difficult to find a more spectacular view anywhere in Northern Ireland. The apartment is south-facing and is bright and sunny all day long. It has a large spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area and balcony. The superb floor to ceiling corner windows frame the amazing view while you cook, eat or relax! The apartment has wifi and all modern conveniences. One of the bedrooms is ensuite with a king size bed and views of the bay (fabulous for enjoying the sunrise), the second has a double bed and the third one single bed and cot. The apartment has solid wood floors, original artwork, high quality beds and furniture and contemporary furnishings - all guaranteed to ensure you have a comfortable stay - but of course the view steals the show! - ever changing throughout the day as the tide ebbs and flows in and out of the bay!

Things to do: Whether you are looking for a relaxing get away from it all holiday or an adventure filled holiday, our apartment offers you a gateway to both. Dundrum offers breathtaking views, historical sites and nature walks, In nearby Newcastle you can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities including golf, hiking, cycling, fishing, mountain climbing, canoeing etc. Newcastle has a world class golf course (Down Royal), which recently hosted the Walker Cup. The stunning Slieve Donard Hotel has a luxury spa, perfect for a little pampering. Castlewellan has a beautiful castle, lake and gardens - perfect for walks. cycling and canoeing. Within a half day or full day's drive you can enjoy most of the tourist sites of Northern Ireland - Strangford Lough, Antrim Coast, Fermanagh lakes, the city of Belfast, historic towns of Downpatrick and Armagh and beautiful villages such as Hillsborough and Crawfordsburn.

Other rental properties: We have a traditional Irish cottage in Greyabbey listing: 1130644 and a lovely villa to rent in St Paul de Vence just outside Nice. Visit listing no. 486700.

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Our property is registered with the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.

More Details

Janet Hamilton
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, We can communicate in writing in most languages
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Janet Hamilton

Our wonderful Bayview Apartment is owned by my husband and I. We have 2 children aged 11 and 9 years. My husband is an artist and I am self-employed. I manage this apartment and our other rental properties in Greyabbey and the South of France. I also work freelance as a management consultant within the voluntary sector. We live in Belfast. Our other holiday rental propertiies are: 'Rose Cottage' and 'Lilac Tree Cottage', Greyabbey, Northern Ireland, listing no. 1130644, 'Jasmin Villa', St Paul de Vence, South of France, listing no. 486700 and 'Mimosa Villa', St Paul de Vence. We pride ourselves in offering a 'home from home' experience for our guests by ensuring our properties are comfortable, stylish and well equipped.

Janet Hamilton purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Janet Hamilton chose Newcastle

Simply....the views are second to none! We have travelled the world and stayed in many wonderful places but the view of the mountains and the bay at Dundrum captured our heart. We plan to retire there and can't imagine ourselves ever parting with it! It has been our pleasure to share it with guests from all around the world and many return each year, sometimes twice or three times a year to enjoy it! I think it has captured their heart also!

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is one of only three properties at The Quay which have floor to ceiling corner windows taking in both the views of the Bay and the Mountains. We may be bias but we believe we chose the best spot! It is bright and spacious and as soon as you walk in through the doors, we guarantee you will relax! It is totally calm and peaceful and it wouldn't be hard to lose track of time kicking back and enjoying the ever changing views. We take pride in how we present the apartment for our guests and the furnishings, artwork, bedlinen etc are all of good quality. Believe me, we want you to have a wonderful experience and to enjoy your stay at the apartment as much as we do!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We received these lovely comments on a "thank you" card from our recent guests "Dear Janet, We had a really lovely holiday at your wonderful apartment. It is so comfortable and convenient and we will never forget the views of the bay and mountains. There are so many nice places close to Dundrum and we enjoyed walks at Murlough and around the mountains and the weather was mainly good. Many thanks for everything. Best wishes to you and your family"
May 2013
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Newcastle Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • * Cancellation: We will refund all monies to guests if the apartment can be re-booked. We recommend you take out additional travel insurance.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The ensuite has a fully tiled walk-in shower. The bathroom has a bath with a shower head.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • The master bedroom has an ensuite shower room and stunning views. The apartment features a second large bedroom with a double bed. There is a smaller bedroom with a single bed. Two travel cots are available.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This spacious apartment is in prime position to enjoy stunning views of the mountains and bay from its floor to ceiling corner windows and balcony. There is a lift in the apartment block so it would be suitable for the elderly but as there are several steps to the front door it is wheelchair inaccessible. Bring along your Sky card and enjoy Sky television. There is also a dock for your I pod so you can listen to the music of your choice - although we do have a selection of CD's and DVD's for you to enjoy. We have games, colouring books and some toys for younger children. The internet can be accessed using a 3 mobile dongle if you bring your laptop. Please let us know if advance if you require this service.


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Luxury bright, spacious, stylish apartment with stunning mountain & bay views
average rating of 4.974359 based on 119 reviews

The apartment is very clean, spacious and beautifully decorated with a stunning view.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. It is a very quiet, relaxed and chilled environment with nice places to eat within walking distance. The apartment is beautifully decorated with a fabulous view. We were very well looked after given helpful information and received a warm welcome. We will definitely be back.. It was so hard to leave. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Nice Stay in Dundrum

  • 5 of 5

Very good location with stunning views. The apartment is very clean and cozy and has everything you could need for your stay. I would definitely stay here again if ever in the area.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely flat, wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

A comfortable, spacious, modern apartment, on the first floor with a balcony and a wonderful view across Dundrum Bay to the Mournes.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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A stunning property, ideal for a relaxing stay with all your home comforts.

  • 5 of 5

Apartment is beautiful. We all had a great sleep each evening as the beds were very comfortable. Location is fantastic as it’s quiet but convenient to shops and restaurants. Views out over the bay are stunning and we have enjoyed listening to the wind blow as we relax in the sofa. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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A perfect Christmas shared with family

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in the apartment many many times now; and so when we decided to go away for Christmas 2017, this was the logical place. This time we brought one of our parents and also one of our grownup children with us, both of whom have never been to the apartment before.

It was genuinely an absolute treat to watch their faces as they arrived, and walked into the living room, and to watch their overjoyed faces at seeing the luxurious apartment with the truely awesome outside sea and mountain views. It's just what we felt when we first arrived; and it still never fails to impress us. It was really good to share it with others.

What else can I say? The apartment is tastefully decorated, and has beautiful individual art work on the walls. The large L-shaped leather settee (something new since our Halloween 2017 visit!) is fantastically comfortable, and is just the location to watch the constantly changing and unfolding tidal scene that lie just beyond the large open windows.

The owner, Janet, is very friendly and always quickly answers any questions that are emailed. The complimentary bottle of wine and savouries that you see on your arrival is a much appreciated personal touch.

This apartment never fails to impress.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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  • 5 of 5

I stayed there over last weekend 17-18/11/17 with 2 friends and all of us can't wait to go back. The apartment was all that we hoped for and more. Finished to the highest standard, everything we could need and more and the creme de la creme is the location. I think I might asked the owner Janet to sell it to me in my retirement :) Another bonus to be in walking distance of Mourne Seaford and the Bucks Head restaurant and the wee local pub Tonne Rurary was just the best to have a bit of craic with the locals. Wish I was still there

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
George Best Belfast City Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
33 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
28 Miles
Belfast or Newry
Nearest Motorway
22 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Award winning Dundrum restaurants - short walk
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Right outside the door or Murlough 1 mile away
Car: recommended

This spacious, luxury 3 bedroom apartment offers stunning, uninterrupted mountain and bay views. This is a superb spot for bird-watching and seal-spotting. There is a beach right at your doorstep and you are a short walk to the nature reserve of Murlough Bay and the ruins of Dundrum castle which offers superb views and is great for picnics. The nearby village contains a supermarket, antique shops, beauty salons and some renowned restaurants. You're in Ireland so there are plenty of pubs within walking distance! A short drive away will take you to the town of Newcastle at the foot of the Mournes and Castlewellan where you have access to any number of outdoor activities, golf, fishing, mountain climbing, canoeing, abseiling, sailing, mountain biking, tennis etc. Newcastle has a heated outdoor swimming pool during the summer months. You are a 30 minute drive to Strangford Lough, 40 minutes to Belfast ,1.5 hrs to the stunning Antrim Coast and Giants Causeway and 2 hours to Dublin.

Golf: Royal County Down is one of the oldest and most renowned Golf Clubs in Ireland with traditions dating back for more than one hundred years. In 2007 the Walker Cup matches were held here. Situated in Newcastle, where in the immortal words of Percy French, 'The Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea', Royal County Down is not only a fine test of golf but has accompanying scenery that is spellbinding. Alongside the Championship Links, Royal County Down has a second course, The Annesley Links. Laid out beneath the same massive, almost menacing backdrop, the Annesley Links is nowhere near as intimidating or as formidable a challenge as the Championship Links, but then it was never intended to be. It is a course for everyone. (Extracts from the official Royal County Down Golf Course website). For further details tel: (028) 4372 3314


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Laundry $41.55
Refundable damage deposit $207.73

A 25% deposit will confirm the booking. The remaining balance must be paid 60 days before rental commences.
There is a £150 damage deposit payable with the remaining balance. This is retained by Homeaway and unless there is significant or unreported damage will be automatically returned within 7 days to the card with which you paid.

Cancellation: We are happy to re-pay any monies if the apartment can be re-booked.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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