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A Self Catering Unit In A Rural Setting But Close To The Town

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Overview

Property

Updated: 02-Jul-2016
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards

About the property

Self Catering Apartment in Helen's Bay, Co. Down, Ireland - Very Peaceful Location, 5 Minutes From The Beach And Close To All Transport Links

Helens Bay is a little village 8 miles from the heart of Belfast and 4 miles from Bangor which is a bustling seaside town at the mouth of Belfast Lough. The two towns are connected by the coastal path which runs through Helens Bay and which is a popular path for walkers and cyclists. There is also a rail connection and trains run regularly every half hour throughout the day. The train stops at the Belfast City Airport and also close to the Titanic Quarter.

About the Owner

Diana Porter
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
2 July, 2016

About Diana Porter

James and I live in Northern Ireland. We have 2 grown up children. I adore cooking and am a caterer by profession. We run a small bed and breakfast here in Northern Ireland and love to use local produce as much as possible. We have 2 self catering properties in France. One is in Brittany and one is just south of the Loire so we love to visit France and search for new recipe ideas and try all the delicious food and wine there.

Diana Porter purchased this apartment in 1970

Why Diana Porter chose Northern Ireland

We moved here shortly after we were married and as our family expanded so did the house. Now the family have all moved away so we decided to let others share our home and enjoy the area as well.

Northern Ireland is enjoying quite a revival and there are heaps of things to do and see from the Giants Causeway in the north to the Mountains of Mourne in the south. What is so great about Northern ireland is the fact that nowhere is too far away. We are also close to the railway line so you can just jump on the train and even be in Dublin in 2 hours.

There are 7 golf courses within 5 miles of the property and the coastal path is delightful for the walkers and cyclists. We have a couple of bicycles here for those who want to go for a little exercise.

Close to Belfast, it's the ideal location

What makes this apartment unique

The new Titanic Experience opened in 2012 and it is well worth a visit, again it is only a train ride away.

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Location

From the Owner

We moved here shortly after we were married and as our family expanded so did the house. Now the family have all moved away so we decided to let others share our home and enjoy the area as well. Northern Ireland is enjoying quite a revival and there are heaps of things to do and see from the Giants Causeway in the north to the Mountains of Mourne in the south. What is so great about Northern ireland is the fact that nowhere is too far away. We are also close to the railway line so you can just jump on the train and even be in Dublin in 2 hours. There are 7 golf courses within 5 miles of the property and the coastal path is delightful for the walkers and cyclists. We have a couple of bicycles here for those who want to go for a little exercise. Close to Belfast, it's the ideal location

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

I am a personal trainer and a Nordic Walking Instructor so if you want to turn your break into a kick start to a healthier you then this is your ideal location

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
For the self catering unit the changeover day is Saturday. Three night breaks are also available.

Notes on prices:
The self catering unit is available weekly.
The bed and breakfast is available nightly.

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Facilities

From the Owner

The new Titanic Experience opened in 2012 and it is well worth a visit, again it is only a train ride away.

Property Type

  • apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House

General

  • Internet

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1

Outside

  • Golf ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The unit is quite compact. There is a twin bedded room which can be converted into a double. in the main living room there is a big sofa bed so the property sleeps 4. There is a good sized kitchen with oven, hob, washer drier and fridge freezer and space to eat at a table and there is a bathroom with bath and shower. Outside: There is an enclosed patio area where weather permitting guests can sit out and read or eat.

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