Our 18th century cottage has been beautifully and lovingly refurbished keeping as many of the original features as possible.
Two comfortable bedrooms one with double bed and the other with two singles
Large wet room with drench shower
Very cosy Open plan living room and well appointed kitchen
It has exposed beams throughout and a log burning stove.
The cottage looks over a private courtyard patio which is perfect for you to picnic or BBQ. We are located in an area of outstanding natural beauty with Strangford Lough 5 steps away. It is a perfect setting for families or guests who want to completely escape from it all and enjoy life in the rural countryside.
You can expect that we will be there to assist with any questions or advice that you may seek. We are very hands on and will be there to welcome you to Horseshoe Cottage with some delicious homemade produce to get you started a basket of logs and the fire lit if it’s cold outside!
Where possible we will drop you to local restaurants in the evenings.
Excellent customer service and an attention to detail are a priority for us!
We are only 30 minutes from the centre of Belfast and 90 minutes from Dublin airport. We are located 45 minutes from George Best City Airport and 50 minutes from Belfast International airport.
We would advise that you hire a car as we live in the countryside. However you can take a bus (bus stop 2 miles from cottage) to the nearest town which is Comber and a connecting bus into Belfast.
Taxis are easily accessible from Horseshoe Cottage and we are happy to arrange this for you
Newtownards - 7 miles away has many large supermarkets and a Tourist Information Centre as well as a shopping complex ci
The area is beautiful. There are many quiet peaceful walks where you won’t meet another car. There are two beautiful Bays - Ballymorran and Quarterland. Strangford Lough is all around with its many beautiful little islands dotted throughout. There are three multi award winning Restaurants all within 4 miles of the cottage - Daft Eddies Restaurant which is known for its local seafood is located on Sketrick Island and it has its own lovely coffee shop. The location is stunning with views across the Bay and to the Yacht Club. Downpatrick Cathedral- resting place of Saint Patrick is 10 minutes away. There are Golf Clubs within 10 minutes drive of Horseshoe cottage - Scrabo and Downpatrick.
We have a local general store 2 miles away.