Perch Cottage is a new cottage and, therefore, has been constructed to the latest environmental standards. However the cottage has been designed to offer the visitor a traditional Irish cottage experience but with all the modern comforts one would expect from a five star cottage
The cottage is located on a farm only 200 meters from the scenic Lough Aghery. Visitors on holiday or on a short break can relax and enjoy the natural beauty and tranquillity of the area by using the private facilities at Lough Aghery. The lake offers excellent coarse fishing and visitors can take a lake side walk and observe swans, great crested grebes, ducks cormorants, herons and if you are lucky an otter. Some water sports are available during the summer months.
Those with an interest in history can visit local attractions such as the birth place of Harry Ferguson (Massey Ferguson tractors) or stroll through the idyllic Georgian Village of Hillsborough. For the more energetic they can walk in local forest parks or the Mourne Mountains.
The owner is a lecturer in tourism and holds several Northern Ireland Tourist Board customer service qualifications, and would be pleased to assist visitors with tourist itineraries and advice
Number of Persons: 4
Bedrooms: Two bedrooms, both with double beds and one with a flat screen TV. One bedroom has ensuite facilities and the other has a bathroom with a roll top bath.
Living Room: A large living room with a 3-2-1 leather suite and rocking chair. A traditional cottage experience has been achieved with the use of exposed ceiling beams and a wood burning stove.
Kitchen: Traditional kitchen with exposed ceiling beams, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, hob, oven and microwave
Utility Room: Zoned central heating system, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Dogs permitted by arrangement only.
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Location / Directions
Belfast 17 miles - travel times 32 minutes
Follow the signs for the West/ M1 in Belfast and leave the M1 motorway at the Sprucefield Roundabout (Junction 7). Take the A1 dual carriageway towards Dublin and follow the signs for Hillsborough. In Hillsborough (bottom of the hill) turn left towards Annahilt and Ballynahinch. Follow this road until you enter the village of Annahilt (shortly after the 30 mile per hour limit) turn right into Magheraconluce Road. Travel one miles and turn left into Lakeland Road, after 200 meters turn right and Clintagh Cottages are on the left just after Lough Aghery.
Dublin - 149 KMs - travel times 1 hour 50 minutes.
Leave Dublin on the northward bound N1 and then take the M1 (toll road) to Newry. Follow the signs for Belfast on the A1 and leave the dual carriageway at Dromore (right turn). On passing through this small town take the Ballynahinch Road (next road on the right after passing the square). Follow this road until you come to the fourth crossroads (6 Miles), turn left into Lakeland Road. Clintagh Cottages are 500 meters along this road on the right
- Cot & Highchair Available
- Hairdryer Available
- Euro Accepted
- Ironing Facilities
- Parking Available
- DVD Player
- Private Garden
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
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