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Annagh Vale - Countryside House Nestling at the Foot of Annagh Hill

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Tinahely house description

Nestling at the foot of Annagh Hill enjoying splendid views of the surrounding unspoiled countryside. The residence is presented in excellent condition. Located in a picturesque setting in a much sought after area. 10mins drive to the large towns of Gorey or Arklow, 10 min drive to Tinahely, 15 min drive to the Wicklow Way and 5 mins walk from the The Gap Pub. 1hr15min Dublin City Centre. Deceptively Spacious 2,300 Ft2 on c. 1.4 acre site. A small stream runs along the bottom of the garden with Annagh Hill. The surrounding forests offer miles of undisturbed walking with breathtaking views and wildlife. We are 20 min from beautiful unspoiled Sandy Castletown Beach. Dogs are welcome in the property and even horses - local stabling arranged 5 min away. 45 min drive to the lakes in films P.S. I love you and Braveheart. Organic ready cook meals ordered & delivered upon request. 2 Mountain bikes upon request. Prams on request. A large decking area with stunning views. Children's swings.


Fishing:
Annagh Vale near Ballythomas Hill is the ideal base from which to plan an angling holiday. Wild Brown Trout are plentiful in the rivers and lakes of the Wicklow Mountains, along with good seasonal runs of Sea Trout. For the sea angler, Bass, Smooth Hound, Tope, and Grey Mullet to specimen size can be targeted from the local coastline, along with a range of lesser species such as Codling, Flounder, and Mackerel.
Game Angling
The local Aughrim and Avonmore Rivers offer superb Wild Brown Trout fishing, and in their lower reaches the opportunity to catch Sea Trout in season (largest ever caught of 16.lbs on the fly near Arklow in Aug 2011 on Aughrim river). The rivers run off moor land, and in the middle sections flow through beautiful wooded valleys. Two local clubs, the Aughrim and Rathdrum Trout Anglers control the Brown Trout fishing, day tickets are available.
Brown trout average 6 – 8 oz, with fish reaching a pound+. They are free rising and on light tackle give great sport.

Hunting and Riding:
Annagh Vale is right at the heart of the hunting scene in Ireland. With many hunts on the doorstep including the foxhound hunts - the Wicklows, Shillelagh's, The Island and the Wexfords and further afield the Carlow Farmers, the Bree and the Bray's (harriers). Local stabling provided by experienced professional only 2 miles from the property - competitive rates - €100 pw full livery.
For those not looking to hunt there are miles of forest tracks and quiet roads to go hacking in with stunning scenery. There is also a local riding club with cross country course and Olympic size arena as well as the munny trail - a 600 acre estate only 20 min drive,

Walking:
Annagh and Ballythomas Hill are a walkers paradise, with close proximity to the Wicklow Way, it also has it's own less busy walks. Miles of forestry and beach walking, close to Croghan Mountain - a nesting place for birds of prey. Stunning scenery with lots of wildlife including deer and hare, this is not a busy area therefore you can go for miles in total solitude. Annagh hill is featured in our photographs and this is right behind the property, this has a great view from the top across Wicklow and Wexford counties. Article printed in the Irish Times about walks in the area. From pines to peaks - Sat Mar 06, 2010. © 2010 The Irish Times
The walk from Raheenleagh Wood to Croghans top offers great views, writes Brendan Bracken
After a long walk how about a relaxing treatment at the Atlantis Centre, located a mile from Annagh Vale.
Reiki, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Aroma Therapy Massage, Stress Management.

Facilities with in 5 miles.
3 miles - 3 acre lake for fly fishing - Brown Trout on a 'pay as you fish' rate. Equipment on site.
5 miles - Archery. http://www.ashwoodarchery.com/

Further away Gorey/Arklow/Aughrim/Tinhaley/Courtown
Town Parks and play areas, Swimming pools.

Gravity Extreme Adventure Park - Forest Park Leisure Centre, Coutown Harbour. Co.Wexford. http://www.gravityforestpark.ie/

Outdoor Fun Park 'Clara Lara' - Vale of Avoca, Rathdrum, Co.Wicklow. About 30mins drive. http://www.claralara.com/

Angling Park, Rednagh Road, Aughrim, lake is stocked with game fish . Bring your own fishing rods and bait or alternatively you can hire rods and purchase bait at the facility. (0402) 36552.

Children's Mini Farm - Kia Ora Mini Farm, Courteencurragh, Gorey, Co.Wexord. http://www.kiaoraminifarm.com/

Childrens Mini Farm - Tick Tock activity farm, Thomastown, Arklow, http://www.tick-tockactivityfarm.ie/

18 miles - Field Archery - http://www.castlearchers.ie/ at Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmund, http://www.wellshouse.ie/

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                2 cots provided & 2 high chairs, 2 extra fold down beds (for children) with all linen & towels, can be provided at an extra fee instead of cots....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                rate at €25/pet...moreless

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 baby crib

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 baby crib

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 4: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

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              • All rooms are large. Children's fold down beds can be provided to accommodate more than 14 with a small additional cost. All bedrooms are carpeted. All linen and towels supplied. One of the bedrooms has French doors to the decking at the back. 4 out of the six bedrooms have stunning views....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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              • Bathrooms are fitted to a high standard with power showers, with a large water tank for plenty of hot water....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Large decking area and flat garden area. Outdoor seating - 2 Picnic tables to seat 16. Pets Welcome additional fee of €25 per pet, horses also welcome with local stabling arranged, livery €100 per week. Central heating. Double buggy/single buggy available upon request 2 adults bikes available upon request, 2 small childrens bikes/cart onsite. Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the property. Within a mile of the property you can relax and have a treatment on one of the following at the Atlantis Centre •Stress Management •REIKI •Reflexology •Indian Head Massage •Aroma Therapy Message For the more adventurous 'GRAVITY' a new purpose built high/low level extreme aerial adventure trekking site, located 12 miles away at Courtown. A days Trout Fishing at Annamoe, Brown Trout stocked lake. Childrens Activity Farms available - Tick-Tock Farm at Thomastown, Arklow, & Kia- Ora Mini Farm at Gorey...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television
                  • Radio
                  • CD Player
                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Stereo:

                    CD player...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Sky satelite receiver providing English/Irish/Sky channels....moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    Selection of childrens DVD's...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Museums
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching

                  local services and businesses

                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Babysitter
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Location Type

                  • Rural
                  • Village

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Surfing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Mountain Climbing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        14 seated around one table, 2 highchairs...moreless

                      • Dining Room
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 14 people

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Parking:

                        Parking for 6-8 cars if required...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Detached, used for storage of BBQ, Bikes, prams and houses the boiler system....moreless

                      • Wood Stove:

                        Multi fuel stove in the living room...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Seats 10 comfortably, has TV with free to air English channels, Irish channels & some Sky channels by Sky receiver, DVD player & an assortment of kids DVD's....moreless

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Toaster
                          • Blender
                          • Grill
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Kitchen
                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            14...moreless

                          • Pantry Items

                          Outside

                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Barbecue
                          • Child's Swing
                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            Large garden of about 1acre, with a stream at the bottom. Decking with 2 picnic tables for outdoor eating....moreless

                          • Bicycles:

                            2 adult mountain bikes upon request, 2 small childrens bikes in garage, pushchairs....moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Gas BBQ, gas provided free...moreless

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Peak Season
                              Jul 19 - Aug 30, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              €950

                              Changeover Day: Saturday

                              Mid Season
                              Aug 31 - Sep 27, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              €125 €150
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €600
                              Low Season
                              Sep 28 - Dec 19, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              €125 €150
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €500
                              Xmas Period
                              Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              €125
                              €750
                              New Year Period
                              Dec 29 - Jan 6, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              €125
                              €750
                              Low Season 2015
                              Jan 7 - Mar 31, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              €125 €150
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €500
                              Easter Period
                              Apr 1 - Apr 8, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              €125
                              €750
                              Low Season
                              Apr 9 - May 29, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              €125 €150
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €500
                              Mid Season
                              May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              €125 €150
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €600
                              High Season
                              Jun 27 - Jul 17, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              €150 €175
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €800
                              Peak Period
                              Jul 18 - Aug 29, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €950

                              Changeover Day: Saturday

                              Mid Season
                              Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              €125 €150
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €600
                              Low Season
                              Sep 27 - Dec 21, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              €125 €150
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              €500

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Pet Fee €25
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              Please enquire for an actual price as rate calculator is only a guide.

                              Monthly rates available at €1000/month plus electric and heating.

                              Pest allowed at a rate of €25 per pet.

                              Booking deposit required (non refundable)

                              Weekend stays deposit required €100,

                              Weekly stays deposit required of €250,

                              All balances paid 8 weeks before arrival

                              Refundable Security Deposit of €300 payable on arrival.


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                              Location

                              95 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Dublin
                              75 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Rosslare / Dublin / Dunlaoghaire
                              11 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              Gorey / Arklow
                              9 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              N/M 11
                              15 Kilometres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Castletown
                              200 Metres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Traditional Irish Pub
                              15 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ski
                              championship golf
                              6 Kilometres
                              Nearest Golf
                              Par 3
                              11 Kilometres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Gorey or Arklow

                              Car: Necessary

                              The property is located is in stunning countryside on the border of Wicklow and Wexford, close to the Wicklow Way. It is 45 min from the Blessington lakes and Glendalough and the Vale of Avoca - Ballykissangel. Many films take place here including PS I love you, Braveheart, Michael Collins, the hand that shakes the Barley, etc. Wexford is renowned for its 27 miles unspoiled quiet sandy beaches. Many ring forts are close to the property and one can be seen close to the house dated 800 BC. Close to major towns and Dublin there is plenty of things to see and do including local theatre only 10 min away. We are right in the middle of excellent walking, cycling and riding country where you might not meet anyone for miles. Lots of deer and wildlife. Croghan Mountain - walking distance is a nesting place for birds of prey. Irish heritage centre is only 30 min drive, where you can learn of Ireland's historical past. Golf in the area is excellent with many championship courses.

                              Other Activities: Clay pigeon shooting, quad biking, theatre, golf, fishing

                              Golf:

                              The South East of Ireland is a golfer's paradise, with a wonderful mix of links and park courses, and many driving ranges to practice your swing. The range and variety of golf courses ensures that there is something to suit everyone, from the seriously committed to the relaxed holiday golfer. The renowned Courtown Golf Club is just 20 minutes from Annagh Vale.

                              With six championship courses, County Wexford is a golfers paradise. The wonderful natural terrain around our coastline provides superb linkland. All the courses are open during daylight hours and require neat, casual dress. Advance booking is recommended. Club hire is available and individual tuition can be arranged on request.

                              The courses provide full clubhouse / catering facilities and open licensing hours.

                               

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                              Photos

                              • Rear view & garden

                                Rear view & garden

                              • The garden and Annagh Hill

                                The garden and Annagh Hill

                              • The view at sunset

                                The view at sunset

                              • View from garden

                                View from garden

                              • Croghan Mountan

                                Croghan Mountan

                              • Living room with wood burning stove

                                Living room with wood burning stove

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • Double bedroom 2

                                Double bedroom 2

                              • Double bedroom 4

                                Double bedroom 4

                              • Twin bedoom 6

                                Twin bedoom 6

                              • Family bathrom

                                Family bathrom

                              • Upstairs landing

                                Upstairs landing

                              • The front of the house

                                The front of the house

                              • Ballythomas wood min walk from the house

                                Ballythomas wood min walk from the house

                              • Castletown Beach

                                Castletown Beach

                              • View from Anngh Hill overlooking house and Croghan

                                View from Anngh Hill overlooking house and Croghan

                              • Local walk

                                Local walk

                              • Dining room, seating for 12

                                Dining room, seating for 12

                              • Double bedroom 1

                                Double bedroom 1

                              • Double bedroom 3

                                Double bedroom 3

                              • Twin bedroom 5

                                Twin bedroom 5

                              • Family bathroom

                                Family bathroom

                              • En suite

                                En suite

                              • Garden and entrance

                                Garden and entrance

                              €125 - €175 per night (EUR)
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                              6 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 14

                              View calendar: Updated 08/27/14
                              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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