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Carrick House

Wexford Town, County Wexford (Ref. 1065776)

Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms: 2 x doubles
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Oil fired central heating and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Road side parking available with daily fees
  • Enclosed patio with outdoor seating and lawned area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile

The property

Set amongst a row of quaint terraced houses within the heart of Wexford town, is this wonderful self-catering holiday home, Carrick House.

Perched on the magnificent east coast of Ireland, this charming abode is perfectly suited to one or two couples, who seek a fun-filled adventure down by the seaside.

Rest and recuperate in the warm and welcoming sitting room as you curl up on of the inviting armchairs, placing your feet by the open fire whilst watching all your favourite movies on the flat-screen TV.

Gather around the pretty wood dining table with your loved ones as you delight in a delicious home-cooked meal, lovingly prepared in the traditional country-style kitchen with the help of the many electric appliances that lie within.

As you begin to feel yourself tire, pick yourself up and climb the staircase to the first floor, where you can retire to one of the two homely bedrooms, each appointed with an attractive double bed and an abundance of storage, and are served by a light and breezy bathroom hosting a spacious walk-in shower.

Make the most of warmer weather with drinks on the patio or soak up the sunshine as you lounge on the well-kept lawn, whilst indulging in a tasty picnic.

When you can just about tear yourself away from this humble abode, be sure to explore to centre of Wexford, where you can step back in time at the 12th century ruins of Selskar Abbey and learn of the town’s rich medieval history on a enthralling tour of the grounds, or stop by the West Gate Tower, one of the last 13th-century tollgates in the walls of the town.

Admire the grand architecture of the National Opera House, home to the iconic Wexford Opera Festival, or take a stroll down the historical Keyser's Lane and discover an abundance of quirky local stores and wonderful cafés that spill out onto the street.

Cross Wexford Bridge to Angels Harbour and Opera Grove, or continue along to Ardcavan Strand for a walk along the pebbled shores of Ardcavan Bay Beach.

Spot colourful birds and enchanting wildlife at the Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, or take in the breath-taking seascapes from soft sugary sands of Curracloe Beach.

Spend the afternoon at the living history museum of the Irish National Heritage Park and learn of life in ancient Ireland, or embark awe-inspiring hikes along the Three Rocks Trail and Edenvale Woods, discovering hidden gems such as Water Falls Castlebridge along the way.

Upon return to your home-away-from-home, be sure to stop by the local supermarket for all of your groceries or indulge in dinner at one of the many friendly restaurants that fill the town.

Fall in love with this spectacular country on a stay at Carrick House.

About the location


Rosslare 12 miles; Kilmore Quay 14 miles; New Ross 24.5 miles; Duncannon 26 miles.

The quaint heritage town of Wexford lies on Ireland's beautiful east coast, and comprises narrow winding streets, framed by a colourful quayside lined with historic buildings. The town is home to a delightful opera house and a great golf course aswell as St Helen's Bay Golf Course close by. Just down the coast lies Wexford Bay; with 20 miles of Blue Flag sandy beaches, backed by sand dunes and nature trails, this is a wonderful spot for enjoying a cottage holiday. Why not take a boat trip from Wexford Quays to watch the seals on the sandbanks or spend an evening in one of the many lively pubs and restaurants? Visit Hook Lighthouse, Britain's oldest working lighthouse, which is situated at the tip of the Hook Head Peninsula, in County Wexford, and marks the entrance to Waterford Harbour. Waterford itself offers plenty to see and do including great watersport opportunities and the Waterford Crystal factory, while the capital city, Dublin, ideal for a days sightseeing and shopping, is within easy travelling distance.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas