The Old School House

Ballina Carrig near Gorey, County Wexford (Ref. 4385)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

This detached dormer bungalow occupies an elevated position looking out to the Irish Sea, just 3 miles from the lively town of Gorey, County Wexford. This Wexford cottage has a lovely country feel to it, and offers simple, well-equipped accommodation, and makes a great base for exploring Ireland. Comfortable rooms and a homely feeling make this Wexford cottage nice and welcoming for guests, so whether you're stepping foot inside it for the first time, or returning back to it after a long and tiring day, you can delight in feeling enveloped by the warmth and cosiness of this Wexford cottage. The woodburner in the sitting room of this Wexford cottage adds to the country charm, so why not light it, and sit beside it with a good book of an evening? From this Wexford cottage, guests can enjoy the beach at Ballymoney, or the way-marked walks in Tara Hill. Visit the nearby Gorey Little Theatre, which holds twice-weekly productions during July and August, or for a great day out, Dublin, Courtown and the Wicklow Mountains National Park are not to be missed.



Ground floor

  • One double bedroom with small en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • One twin bedroom
  • One adult bunk bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburner

First floor

  • Sitting room with sofa bed


  • Oil central heating, woodburner in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV with Saorview, video, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Selection of games, videos & books
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for open fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned front garden with furniture
  • Shop in Gorey, 3 miles, pub in Tara Vale, 10 mins walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season

About the location


Wexford 25 miles; Wicklow 26 miles; Dublin 59 miles.

Driving times:

  • Waterford Airport - 60 miles; 1 hr 45 mins
  • Rosslare ferry - 40 miles; 1 hr 15 mins


  • Nearest shop; Gorey, 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; Tara Vale, 10 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Gorey, 3 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Owenavarro River - Enjoy a picnic on the banks of this peaceful river
  • Courtown Woods - Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the woods, easy terrain everybody can enjoy
  • Courtown - Seaside town, holder of the record for the highest levels of sunshine in Ireland
  • Wexford Bay - 20 miles of sandy, Blue Flag beaches backed by dunes & nature trails

Day trip:

  • Saltee Islands - Two small islands lying off the coast of County Wexford
  • Waterford Crystal - Visit the Waterford Crystal Experience and pick up a souvenir from your trip
  • Dublin - The capital city is within easy reach from this lovely cottage
  • Wicklow Mountains National Park - National Park covering part of a mountain range