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The Boathouse Sketrick Island

SuperhostKillinchy, United Kingdom
Entire cottage hosted by Lindy
4 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1 bathroom
Entire home
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The space
The Boathouse is a charming seaside cottage situated on the shores of Strangford Lough on picturesque Sketrick Island. Newly refurbished throughout, the Boathouse has direct access to the beach and is set in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Boathouse is an idyllic place to spend a holiday in great comfort. Perfect for sailors, golfers or families just wanting a seaside break in a superb setting.

Important Note: This is a new listing on Air BnB but please see my listing elsewhere for superb reviews.

Covid 19 update.
We are delighted to be able to take bookings again but please be sure to read the section below ‘Other things to Note’ before booking.

Fast Facts:
Inside:
• Panoramic Sea Views and delightful uninterrupted rural views to the rear from the second bedroom
• Sleeps four comfortably
• The property is on two floors
Large comfortable sitting room with fireplace and integral coal effect fire
Separate designer kitchen.

Outside
• Delightful decked area to the front with barbecue area, comfortable seating and panoramic views.
• Additional private front garden to the front with direct access to the sea
• There are fields behind the house with lovely walks and scenic views of Strangford Lough, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The facilities in the house include Wi-Fi and a large flat screen television.

Activities - There is plenty to do:

• For the visiting yachtsman there is a deep water mooring in front of the house, available by prior arrangement.
• Strangford Lough Yacht Club, which welcomes temporary members, is within walking distance. See club website for sailing courses.
• Kayaks and Canoes can be rented locally. For children explore Delamont Country Park and Adventure Playground.
• There is riding, walking and golf at Mahee Golf Course, fifteen minutes away by car.
• The world famous links course, Royal County Down is a forty five minute drive away. Many other fine golf clubs are within 40 minutes including Royal Belfast, Malone, Ardglass, Lisburn, Clandeboye Shandon Park. A day out to Royal Portrush and Portstewart is easily managed with time to get back for dinner locally. A perfect venue for a golfing holiday.
• Spend a day at Castle Ward and Mount Stewart, two of Northern Ireland's finest National Trust properties or enjoy a visit to the Mourne Mountains.
• Eat delicious seafood or enjoy a drink at Daft Eddies Restaurant and Pub, a five minute stroll around the Island. Try Balloo House, The School House and The Poachers Pocket for fine dining or bistro food within a five to ten minute drive.

Number of persons in the property - The number of persons staying in the property must not exceed the number stipulated in the booking confirmation.

Parties and Groups - We are not able to have parties in the house. No more than four additional guests at any time.

Parking - Maximum parking space for two cars.

Other things to note
Covid 19 update

We are really glad to be able to take bookings again and look forward to welcoming our guests. Before you book, however, please be aware that there are requests we make of you to ensure our safety and the safety of our guests.
Firstly please be sure to take out travel insurance when you book so that if you have to cancel at short notice you will be covered. Second if for any reason you or any of your party are unwell please do not come.
On housekeeping we ask you please to remove sheets and wash them and towels in the washing machine before you leave. Please place any surplus used towels and sheets in the black bags provided. Please wash and disinfect all surfaces and thoroughly clean the bathroom before you leave. There are instructions to help you in The Boathouse. I hope you will feel this is reasonable and we thank you for your understanding in these difficult times.
The space
The Boathouse is a charming seaside cottage situated on the shores of Strangford Lough on picturesque Sketrick Island. Newly refurbished throughout, the Boathouse has direct access to the beach and is set in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Boathouse is an idyllic place to spend a holiday in great comfort. Perfect for sailors, golfers or families just wanting a seaside break in a super…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wifi
Kitchen
Laptop-friendly workspace
Hair dryer
Hangers
Iron
Essentials
TV
Washing machine

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Killinchy, United Kingdom

Hosted by Lindy

Joined in May 2017
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to enhanced cleaning protocol. Learn more
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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