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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,
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 are fitted to a high standard with power showers, with a large water tank for plenty of hot water....moreless
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.
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
•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
Peak Period Jul 18 - Aug 29, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Mid Season Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015 2 night min stay
€150 Fri, Sat, Sun
Low Season Sep 27 - Dec 21, 2015 2 night min stay
€150 Fri, Sat, Sun
Xmas Period Dec 22 - Dec 28, 2015 4 night min stay
New Year Period Dec 29 - Jan 5, 2016 4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
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.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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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
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.