Slade near Fethard-on-Sea, County Wexford (Ref. 17185)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

The property

This former Post Office is in an enviable location, next to the attractive harbour in the hamlet of Slade in County Wexford. This beautiful cottage is semi-detached and is set just 5.4 miles from the popular area of Fethard-on-Sea. This Irish holiday home features four lovely ground floor bedrooms and a first floor sitting room, situated so guests can sit and gaze out of the two large windows and two portholes which direct your eyes across the glorious views out over the Atlantic. With relaxing and homely accommodation on offer, this cottage near Fethard-on-Sea is just the thing for those seeking a restful break in a picturesque setting. Due to its incredible location on the Hook Head Peninsula, this Fethard-on-Sea cottage is perfect for sea lovers and even faces the fishing harbour and the ruins of Slade Castle. For those who enjoy the relaxing effect the sea can offer, a walk to Hook Lighthouse, the world's oldest, intact and operational lighthouse will be the ideal way to unwind, with views out towards the sea along most of the scenic journey. Guests to this region will never grow weary of days out exploring all that this area has to offer, with idyllic areas of County Wexford just waiting to be discovered on your Irish escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. If you'd like to venture further afield and explore the surrounding areas of your Fethard-on-Sea cottage, you can find a vast array of activities within an easy drive. You can take your pick from strolling along the unspoilt beaches, experience the many watersports on offer and even see if you can spot a whale from your Hook Head location. Why not see how many different kinds of seabirds, fossils and seaplants you can spot on the limestone cliffs, or you may wish to view the picturesque scenery from horse-back. Whichever way you prefer to view your surroundings, this area will not disappoint. If you're after a holiday to please your adventurous side then a visit to The Sheilbaggin Outdoor Education Centre is a must as it offers land and watersports to indulge in, including rock climbing, orienteering, canoeing and kayaking. A drive to Ballyhack followed by a short ferry across the bay will bring you to Waterford to soak up the wonderful Irish culture or a visit to the county town of Wexford. Whatever activity it is you choose to enjoy, you will love returning to the peace and tranquillity offered at your charming Fethard-on-Sea cottage.



Ground floor

  • Kitchen with dining area & open fire
  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • Two single bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC

First floor

  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating with open fire & electric fire
  • Electric oven, hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for open fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Rear, enclosed garden with patio & furniture
  • Shop 2 miles
  • Pub 3.5 miles

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Duncannon 5.5 miles; New Ross 17 miles; Waterford 31.5 miles.

Driving times:

  • Waterford Airport - 20.7 miles; 58 mins
  • Rosslare ferry - 37.5 miles; 57 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; 3.5 miles
  • Nearest town; New Ross, 21 miles

On the doorstep:

  • House of Waterford Crystal - Head to this wonderful place and pick up a souvenir or two
  • New Ross - Visit the Dunbrody Famine Ship or the JFK Arboretum

Day trip:

  • Dublin - With the Guinness Storehouse and Gravity Bar
  • Wicklow Mountains National Park - National Park covering part of a mountain range