Portaferry Cottages, County Down

Portaferry is well-known for the annual Galway Hookers Regatta. It hosts its own small Marina, the Portaferry Marina. A passenger/car ferry service operates daily at 15 minute intervals (8am to 11pm) between the villages of Portaferry and Strangford, less than a mile apart, conveying about 500,000 passengers per annum.

 

There are fine Georgian buildings in the town square, including a Market House, now used as a community centre.

 

Portaferry is also the home of the Northern Ireland Aquarium, Exploris.

Marr Cottage

Price £550 - 695

 

Marr Cottage is situated in a prime waterfront location, at the mouth of Ballyquintin Bay, on the outer shores of the Ards Peninsula.

 

The cottage boasts stunning sea views from every room, with tranquil, private gardens and direct shoreline access on three sides.

 

Marr Cottage also has a spacious lounge, complete with sea views and an open fire, making it the perfect relaxing get-away all year round.

 

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Cowey Cottage

Prices £395 - 450

 

Cowey Cottage overlooks Lough Cowey, enjoying panoramic views of the rolling County Down countryside. Situated only 3 miles from Portaferry in tranquil, peaceful countryside, Cowey Cottage is an ideal base to get away from it all. A very safe and secure location within the grounds of Thomastown House.

 

A 15 minute walk will bring you to the shores of Strangford Lough where you can continue a full circuit of seven miles taking in the breath taking scenery and spotting the local wildlife.

 

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Flora Cottage

Prices £500 - 700

 

Flora Cottage enjoys a privileged position on Millin Bay with the sea shore lapping your back door. The views are outstanding and unrestricted with the sea and the sky meeting to form your horizon.

 

Being in such an environment means that you are immersed in nature. Apart from badgers, hares and the ability to bird spot on the retreating tide, seals can also at times be seen frolicking not far off shore.

 

Waking up to the scenery with the sea yards from your door can only have you wishing to stay for another week.

 

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Curlew Cottage

Price £500

 

Curlew Cottage is located at the southernmost tip of the Ards Peninsula, along a private National Trust lane. It overlooks the sheltered Barr Hall Bay and the majestic Mourne Mountains in the distance. There is direct access to a beach less than 100 yards away.

 

The Cottage is a white-washed stylishly restored 19th century barn boasting breathtaking views and light-filled rooms.It has its own south facing private garden, and due to the easterly location of Curlew cottage it enjoys a microclimate of more sunshine than most.

 

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The Barn

Price £475 - 595

 

Located at the tip of the Ards Peninsula, overlooking Barr Hall Bay, getting away from it all is an immediate reality. Views across the bay to the Mourne Mountains.

 

Barr Hall Bay is National Trust protected and is a common location for basking seals. You are located right at the meeting point of Strangford Lough and the Irish Sea and overlook the Narrows and the Barmouth with its turbulent waters that prompted the Viking invaders to name it the ‘Strang fjord’. The lough is a site of Special Scientific Interest and of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

 

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The Cottage

Price £375 - 475

 

Located at the tip of the Ards Peninsula, overlooking Barr Hall Bay, getting away from it all is an immediate reality. Views across the bay to the Mourne Mountains.

 

Barr Hall Bay is National Trust protected and is a common location for basking seals. You are located right at the meeting point of Strangford Lough and the Irish Sea and overlook the Narrows and the Barmouth with its turbulent waters that prompted the Viking invaders to name it the ‘Strang fjord’. The lough is a site of Special Scientific Interest and of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

 

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