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Rockwood Cottage

Ballycarney near Bunclody, County Wexford (Ref. 1115890)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.9 miles, pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: There are steps to the exterior of the property
  • Note: This property a not accommodate a Saturday check-in, please do not book to arrive on this day

The property

Bunclody 7.1 miles.

Located on the outskirts of Ballycarney near Bunclody, in County Wexford is Rockwood Cottage, a single-storey dwelling.

Set rurally, offering far-reaching countryside views and a wealth of nature-filled walking trails, whilst featuring ground-floor living and homely interiors, this pet-friendly property welcomes four guests, perfect for a family getaway.

Prepare meals in the well-equipped kitchen, suitable for fulfilling your self-catering needs, before gathering around the dining table, ready to plan your trip.

Head into the sitting room for a relaxing night in, boasting plush seating, a woodburning stove, and tranquil vistas across the county.

As your eyes grow tired, retire to one of two bedrooms, including a king-size and a twin, both offering ample storage and plenty of space to make yourself at home.

Refresh and prepare for your adventures in the sleek shower room, before heading into Bunclody to stock up on the essentials and book a table at Kehoe's Bar Bunclody, or travel a little further to visit Redmond's Scarawalsh pub or dine out at The Holy Grail Indian.

Be sure to pack your walking boots, enveloped by breath-taking hills and nature reserves, with some favoured hiking routes including Blackstairs Mountain Trail, The Wicklow Way, and Slieve Bui.

Travelling towards Enniscorthy, enjoy tours of the National 1798 Rebellion Centre, opt for relaxing walks around River Borough, situated in Borodale, or head to Enniscorthy Castle, to follow the timeline of events, starting from the 12th century.

If you're a fan of the coast, discover Glenbeg Head, an ideal vantage point or perhaps trek across the rocky terrain of Courtown South Beach, whilst Wells House & Gardens offers a wealth of activities, including woodland walks, falconry and play areas.

Book your next countryside getaway at Rockwood Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of €250.

About the location


Enniscorthy 13.7 miles; Wexford 29.2 miles; Wicklow 48.3 miles; Dublin 61.7 miles.

Resting near the border into County Carlow is the Wexford town of Bunclody, settled just beneath the River Slaney, it presents a delightful base for your next Irish adventure. With a host of amenities in the town, you'll want for nothing on your self-catered stay, with a collection of friendly pubs and bars to stop in for that warm Irish welcome, and shops for stocking up on ingredients for cottage cooking. Play a round on the excellent course at Bunclody Golf and Fishing Club, with a chance for casting a line in the peaceful countryside being another wonderful prospect. The surrounding area is teeming with excellent walking locations including Mount Leinster, Black Rock Mountain and Blackstairs Mountains, so avid walkers won't be short of options. The town of Enniscorthy is worth visiting to see the 16th century Enniscorthy Castle now home to a history museum within, whilst the stunning white sandy beach at Curracloe Beach is worth the scenic drive to relax or stroll along the shore. Discover the towns of Wexford, Wicklow and the city of Waterford all holding plenty more attractions and within reach by car, offering you a chance to truly discover this part of Ireland.

Note: There are steps to the exterior of the property.
Note: This property a not accommodate a Saturday check-in, please do not book to arrive on this day.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas