Ballylough Farmhouse

Near Enniscorthy, County Wexford (Ref. 1077055)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Mckenna

    “We had a lovely week in this cottage.”

    It's situated between Ferns and Enniscorthy and was a great base for exploring all of Wexford County. Lisa was very helpful in advance of our holiday with recommendations of places to visit for food and sightseeing and she checked in on us mid-week to make sure we had everything we needed. We got lucky with the weather that week so didn't spend a huge amount of time in the house during the day but the bedrooms are spacious and clean and beds comfortable. Wonderful power shower in the main ...

    It's situated between Ferns and Enniscorthy and was a great base for exploring all of Wexford County. Lisa was very helpful in advance of our holiday with recommendations of places to visit for food and sightseeing and she checked in on us mid-week to make sure we had everything we needed. We got lucky with the weather that week so didn't spend a huge amount of time in the house during the day but the bedrooms are spacious and clean and beds comfortable. Wonderful power shower in the main bathroom. Kitchen is well stocked with the usual crockery and utensils and Lisa had even left us a welcoming gift which was thoughtful. Two tvs kept everyone happy and the WiFi was handy to have also. The floors downstairs and up are split level and the stairs up to the second floor are fairly steep, so I'm not sure I would want to be there with very young children or anyone who is unsteady on their feet. Having said that, we had a fantastic holiday and would definitely be happy to go back. Thanks Lisa and family for having us :-)

    - Mrs Mckenna, July 2021

The property

Enniscorthy 4.6 miles.

The property is situated 2 miles outside Ferns village which has a historical past in Irish history.

Lying just under five miles from County Wexford's second-largest town of Enniscorthy, Ballylough Farmhouse is a beautiful semi-detached cottage, part of a 200-year-old farmhouse in the midst of Ireland's south-east countryside.

Not far from the M11 which provides easy access to Dublin and the coast, Ballylough Farmhouse is a perfect touring base for a family or group of seven, hosting four bedrooms.

Enter through the handy utility area housing the washing machine, passing the ground-floor shower room before being welcomed into the contemporary kitchen/diner, met with a sleek breakfast bar and quality appliances.

Rustle up delicious self-catered dishes in here to be enjoyed at the dining table, or indulge in alfresco dining on the patio furniture outside on a warm summer day.

The sitting room presents an elegant spot to unwind, with a plush corner sofa to sink into as the woodburning stove crackles in the background, adding ambiance to your movie night.

Take the stairs to the first floor when night falls to find four bedrooms, with a single bedroom and three double bedrooms to choose from, all with light and bright interior and plenty of storage for your things.

Freshen up in the shower room also found on this floor before you begin your adventures for the day.

Ballylough Farmhouse makes an excellent touring base for the countryside and coast, with a handful of stunning beaches to explore, including Curracloe Beach, Ballinesker Beach, Tinnaberna Beach, Morriscastle Beach and Old Bawn Beach, all part of a long stretch of sandy shores along Wexford's coastline.

Spend the day exploring the Secret Valley Wildlife Park for animal encounters, exotic and native wildlife, pony rides and other family activities, or venture over to The National Reptile Zoo in Kilkenny for the day!

Enniscorthy lies just under five miles away and boasts plenty of attractions like Enniscorthy Castle, National 1798 Rebellion Centre, alongside lots of pubs, restaurants and shops.

Wells House & Gardens offers a delightful outing exploring this country house from the 1800s, while the Irish National Heritage Park in Wexford town is home to a 35-acre living history park, even with costumed guides!

Walkers can look forward to the challenges of several mountains in the vicinity including Forth Mountain boasting epic views across the coast, and Mount Leinster, popular for hang gliding and biking too.

Enjoy a wonderful break to Wexford with your loved ones from Ballylough Farmhouse.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 3 x double, 1 x single
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, coffee machine, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking
  • Gravelled area with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.7 miles, pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: There are some steps between rooms within both the ground and first floors, please take care

About the location

ENNISCORTHY, COUNTY WEXFORD

Wexford 14 miles; Waterford 34 miles.

Enniscorthy is the second-largest town in County Wexford and has a history dating back over 1500 years. It is situated at the tidal extreme of the River Slaney, approximately 14 miles to the north of Wexford. The town has a hilly feel and boasts a splendid Norman castle, which is home to the Wexford County Museum containing items of local and agricultural interest. There is a further interactive museum in the town dedicated to telling the story of the famous 1798 rising. Nowadays the town has a wealth of facilities available to visitors including a swimming pool, leisure centre, golf, tennis, a fantastic mixture of shops, pubs and restaurants, and a farmers' market, which is held every Saturday. Enniscorthy makes for a fantastic touring base being close to beautiful mountains and long stretches of coastline just waiting to be explored. A fantastic place to discover at any time of the year!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas