Description(Reference number: 65904)
Experience a stunning luxury cottage vacation rental on Wicklow's Avonbeg River.
Situated in Ballinaclash within the beautiful Vale of Avoca. Just a few miles from Rathdrum and Avoca village, just over an hour from Dublin, and 20 minutes to both Arklow and Wicklow towns.
On the banks of the Avonbeg river on its journey to meet up with the Avonmore river just a few minutes away at the renowned Meeting of the Waters, where the poet Thomas Moore sat under the tree and wrote the lyrics to the iconic song "The Meeting of the Waters"
It is easy to Relax and unwind while Immersed in a kaleidoscope of spectacular flower gardens and woods overhanging the water; this unique Wicklow sojourn is something a bit special.
There is also a 4 acre field beside the river belonging to the property. Perfect for a riverside walk, having a picnic or playing any kind of sport.
Rental rate includes all utilities, Wifi, Sky tv, 2 baskets of logs for fire, and a wholesome welcome which includes local produce.
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6 - 2 doubles and 1 queen. Two bathrooms.
The main bedroom has en-suite with walk-in shower cubicle and electric shower. there are double patio doors leading to small patio area flanked by raising planting area and steps leading into the rear gardens with views of the river - the river is about 7 metres away. The floors are oak with double-glazed windows; the room is decorated in a French romantic style with free-standing white wardrobe and matching furniture. There is a very romantic decorative brass bed. the room and the views from it are totally secluded and private. the bedlinen is cotton with French cotton and Avoca woollen throws. there is recessed lighting along with decorative bedside lamps.
The second bedroom has double doors leading directly onto the flagstone verandah. it is decorated in a darker style with an Edwardian free-standing wardrobe; hand painted chest of drawers and dark bedside cabinets.
The third bedroom has a lovely old brass bed and hand painted wardrobe.
Accessed via a romantic stone bridge, and on an elevated verge overhanging the Owenbeg river, it is a haven for wildlife. The elegant vacation house is ultra charm itself, but that’s before you discover the handcrafted treehouses in the grounds of an old forge that inspired JM Synge.
This villa (Cottage does not adequately describe this stunning property of 1,800 Ft.of sheer luxury) along with its own long stretch of Private river, its 2 savanna-style treehouses, one of which overlooks the riverbank, with private fishing, private mooring for kayaks and canoes, timber decking and 200 foot elevated railed walkway along a section of the river leading to its own little 'beach' area positioned in the middle of the river with stunning close far-reaching river views down and upriver, ancient woodland on both riverbanks, in total and utter seclusion in these 1.6 acres of landscaped gardens (plus additional 4 acres of riverside meadow - attached to the gardens which are ideal for recreational walks and sports - in addition to the gardens themselves) dotted with wild flowers, indigenous shrubs, trees and plants that is a haven for wildlife and songbirds with the river flowing through for over 700 metres width of the incredibly beautiful gardens that also has in addition its own stream leading down to the river with two bridges that bisect the gardens as well as a pond and its own family of pheasants wandering in the shrubbery with the occasional shy elegant deer to to be found also roaming through this wonderful habitat, makes this a truly unique and very precious place in which to be and to feel truly alive and free.
Boat/canoe/kayak can be arranged with prior notice.
Large patio area.
Pet friendly (with prior permission)