Dan Breen's Hideout

Roundwood, County Wicklow (Ref. 912543)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Located just four miles from the village of Roundwood in the heart of County Wicklow, this delightful, fully detached cottage is set besides the owners’ own home, and dates back over 250 years. Split into two buildings, this homely cottage near Roundwood is effortlessly characteristic and still retains many of its original features and artefacts, yet having being wonderfully renovated and furnished, provides an ideal base for friends and families exploring the east of Ireland. In the main cottage you will find four comfortable bedrooms, three of which are on the ground floor, and one with French doors leading outside to the courtyard. Step out into the warm morning sunshine with a cup of tea and soak up the sound of birds chirping, and fresh country air. There is a shower room, and a bright and airy open plan living area hosting a kitchen, a dining area, and a sitting area boasting a woodburning stove. Curl up together on chilly winter nights and reminisce over the day’s adventures, and plan tomorrow’s! Really making the most of the space in this cottage near Roundwood there is a second sitting room. Why not enjoy a family game night, or simply relax and catch up on some reading? Just across the courtyard, the second part of this cottage near Roundwood features an open plan living area with a small kitchen, a dining area and sitting area with a sofa bed and a woodburning stove. There is also a walk-in shower upstairs. When the sun puts his hat on, venture out into the garden of this cottage near Roundwood and let the kids play on the lawn while you light the barbecue and enjoy a refreshing glass of your favourite tipple on the decking. Get a bit of shade in the summerhouse and enjoy peace and quiet while the kids run around and make the most of this great outdoor space. A short drive away, visit the Wicklow village of Roundwood with its collection of shops and pubs serving local dishes. Slightly further afield, Glendalough is one of Ireland’s most iconic locations, famed for its lakes and breathtaking mountain and forest scenery. For a wonderful day out and the chance to soak up some culture, stroll through the 22-acre Indian sculpture park, Victoria’s Way, showcasing 22 black granite statues. Explore the seaside town of Bray with lots of family-friendly attractions and shopping opportunities, and from here, Dublin is just a half hour drive away. With an abundance of shops, and pubs and bars featuring live traditional folk music, you can really immerse yourself in Ireland’s culture. With so much to see and do in this beautiful area, this Roundwood cottage is perfect for families and friends uncovering the delights of the Emerald Isle!



Ground Floor

  • Two double bedrooms
  • One twin bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Basin & WC
  • Open plan living area with...
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 2)
  • Dining area (seats 4)
  • Sitting area (seats 3) with woodburning stove
  • Separate sitting room (seats 6)
  • Open plan living area in second cottage with...
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area with sofa bed and woodburning stove

First Floor

  • One twin bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC in second cottage


  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove in sitting area
  • Woodburning stove in second cottage
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge in both cottages
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Saorview, DVD
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • WiFi in both cottages
  • Fuel & power charged by meter reading, first €20 included
  • Starter pack for woodburning stove included
  • Bed linen and towels included in both cottages
  • No pets in both cottages
  • No smoking in both cottages


  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden with furnished summerhouse with French doors
  • Decked area with furniture & BBQ
  • Shop 4 miles in Roundwood
  • Pub 4 miles in Roundwood


  • There are 2 steps with handrail between the living area and the rest of the main cottage
  • There is an enclosed chicken coop on site and customers can collect their own eggs each day

About the location


Greystones 11.5 miles; Wicklow 12 miles.

Driving times:

  • Dublin Airport; 43 miles, 58 mins
  • Rosslare ferry; 74 miles, 1 hr 42 mins


  • Nearest shop; Roundwood, 4 miles
  • Nearest pub; Roundwood, 4 miles
  • Nearest town; Wicklow, 11 miles
  • Nearest village; Roundwood, 4 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Victoria's Way - Visit the 22-acre Indian sculpture park and its 22 black granite sculptures.
  • Avonmore Valley - Pack a picnic and venture to the forest park, or take a stroll up the River Avonmore

Day trip:

  • Ballyhack Castle - Overlooking the Waterford estuary, come and marvel at this large tower house built in 15th century
  • Dublin - Explore this vibrant city full of shops, pubs and bars, alive with culture and live traditional folk music!