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“best house iv stayed in co. down”
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Direct views of the Mourne Mountains from Living room
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Direct views of the Mourne Mountains from Living room
Large hall/sunroom with amazing views of the Mournes and the ever-changing tide and wildlife large open plan living room with dining table
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32 reviews
Direct views of the Mourne Mountains from Living room
Large hall/sunroom with amazing views of the Mournes and the ever-changing tide and wildlife
large open plan living room with dining table
open plan fully fitted kitchen with  views of the mournes and murlough nature reserve
Open plan living space
exterior view of the bungalow situated on a quiet location within the nature reserve
master bedroom with ensuite, walk in wardrobe with stunning views of the mountains and inner bay
Murlough beach a short walk away
Family bathroom with P-shaped bath and electric shower
Twin bedroom with views of the mountains and the bay
Ensuite bathrooms with power showers
large stoned driveway with parking
views from open plan hallway
large open plan living room with stunning views
large bedroom with ensuite bathroom and walk in wardrobe
Murlough nature reserve from the back windows
breathtaking views of the Mourne mountains and inner bay from the bedroom .
Log burning stove in living room for cosy nights in
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Bungalow -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland

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lukebreen
Newry, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“best house iv stayed in co. down”
Reviewed 31 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

this house is little gem. location fab, house fab, host friendly and welcoming. views are amazing and nothing is forgot about in this house. finished to a high standard and completly spotless. will be back time and time again. thankyou for a fabulous stay Sandra and Ray.

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Liked best: cuddle chair beside log burner and viewing window
Liked least: weather wasnt great. but il be back when the suns out
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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HuddsRoad...
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A beautiful cottage in a stunning location”
Reviewed 6 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We have had a fabulous weekend with a group of friends. The house has everything we needed and equipped to a very high standard. Beautiful walks from the doorstep as well as into the Mournes. We have seen seals, herons, egrets and cormorants. We shall definitely return! Thanks so much to Sandra and Ray.

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Travelling group: Friends
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Christine...
Penrith, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful setting with fabulous ever changing views”
Reviewed 30 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We came to this area for a family wedding at the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle and wanted to stay for a few days with our extended family.We were delighted to find this property to rent. It really proved to be a very special find.
The situation is absolutely stunning. From the living room and front conservatory type porch as well as the front two bedrooms you can watch all the birds on the inlet in front of the house in addition to the Mourne mountains in the background. It is peaceful and yet close to Newcastle and Dundrum. The gorgeous Dundrum bay is close by and can be accessed along a delightful board walk close to the house.
The house is a recently modernised ,lovely comfortable bungalow with a huge open plan living, dining room kitchen. It has every convenience,is extremely clean with everything practically brand new. Sandra made sure we had everything we needed for our little grandson including a cot and a high chair. We loved this property and would be absolutely delighted to stay again in the future.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Andrea S
Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful. Stunning. Loved it. Coming back next year”
Reviewed 23 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Beautiful scenery. Beautiful house. Beautiful through and through. High spec finish throughout. Mum wants to live there, amongst the birds, bunnies and horses. To Sandra and Ray (owners) - the house is beautiful through and through. Thank you for letting us stay!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sheila P
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful house in picturesque location close to all amenities”
Reviewed 4 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Stayed for 5 nights in Mourne Retreat with my husband and two friends for a relaxing getaway and were very impressed from the moment we met our very friendly hosts Sandra and Ray. House is bright and spacious and kitted out to the highest specifications including wifi. The view across the estuary with the Mourne Mountains as a backdrop is simply breathtaking ever changing with the weather. Whether you are a walker, birdwatcher, reader or simply need to rest and relax or all of the above, you will not be disappointed with this house. Restaurants, shops and lovely drives all within easy striking distance.

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Liked best: Comfort, space, views
Liked least: nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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