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Rates from:
725.00 EUR

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The Parlour

Southern Ireland, Ireland

Per week

from 725.00 to 1195.00 EUR
The Owner / Manager

Paula Irwin

Member since Apr 2009
  • Bookings Accepted:100%
  • Avg. Response Time:
  • Availability Updated:14 days 12 hours

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BFB's Overview

Sweep through the big black electric gates of Decoy House and into the stables courtyard to find this smart collection of 8 holiday cottages, in the Meath Boyne Valley, just 30 minutes from Dublin.

Stable doors provide a clue to their former life but otherwise the conversion into cottages has been a complete transformation to create the most gleaming, purpose built properties that families could wish for. With 1 to 4 bedrooms, a games den, gym and TV lounge, Decoy Cottages have also been designed to be the perfect solution for extended families and friends, providing just the right balance of being able to get together without being in each other’s pockets.

All eight Decoy Cottages have been styled and furnished to top notch standards of contemporary sophistication, including light oak flooring, warm colour schemes, sleek kitchens with black granite worktops and custom made, pocket sprung beds to sink into sleep. Living rooms have wood burning stoves to snuggle into comfy sofas by a real fire and geothermal under-floor heating keeps the cottages nice and toasty for little toes.

The den is where families can come together for some R&R, comprising a play room for little ones with a giant chalk board and toys; a games room with a pool table and air hockey; a well equipped gym for grown-ups; and a relaxing lounge with sofas and a wood burner, satellite TV, DVD player, films for all ages, games and books. Double doors from the den lead to the thoughtfully landscaped and enclosed garden, featuring a gravel barbecue area and a playground with a giant swing, balance beams, swing bars, sand pit, puzzle board, giant Jenga and boules alley. The garden overlooks rolling fields and the owners’ friendly dogs, Milo and Gypsie are always ready for walkies with anyone who’s willing!

Accommodation overview
The Parlour, has two bedrooms and sleeps up to 5 people, plus babies. The ground floor has a light and spacious 17’6” x 10’4” living room with comfy sofa and armchairs, wood burner, satellite TV, a DVD/video player and stereo. The 17’6” x 10’4” country style kitchen/dining room has a table seating 4, black granite worktops, double Belfast sink, electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. On the first floor, one bedroom, measuring 17’6” x 12’, has a double, pocket sprung bed and the second, measuring 16’ x 14’ has three zip link, single, pocket spring beds. Both have ensuites, the double room with a corner bath, basin and WC and the triple with a wet room rain shower, basin and WC. A separate WC is on the ground floor.

Location Information

Decoy Cottages have a best of both world’s location, just 30 minutes from Ireland’s famously hip and happening capital city of Dublin yet in the countryside of the Meath Boyne Valley which is steeped in the country’s enthralling history and heritage. The nearest shop is 3 miles from Decoy Cottages and all the amenities families need are in the town of Navan, 5 miles away. There are parks and an indoor play centre in Navan, as well as a swimming pool and a cinema.
Hundreds of years ago the Hill of Tara (5 minutes) was the seat of the ancient Kings of Ireland and the whole countryside is strewn with castles, monuments and mystical sites. The world heritage site of Newgrange (15 minutes) has spectacular megalithic tombs that are 500 years older than Stonehenge and the Pyramids, whilst Trim Castle (20 minutes) featured in the filming of Braveheart.
The historical stuff is all very well but children will possibly be more excited by Tayto Park (10 minutes), which is a theme park based around Ireland’s Tayto crisps! Besides the loveable Mr Tayto Character, attractions include the Pow Wow adventure playground and Spudhara play area for under 5’s; wild animals and a petting corner; plus a steam train, roller coaster and a 5D cinema among new highlights for 2015. There’s also a funky tour of the crisp factory which has a psychedelic vortex tunnel!

Rathbeggan Lakes (5 miles) makes another great day out for families, with bouncy castles, mini Land Rovers, playground, art barn, fairy garden, swan boats, water zorbing and more plus stocked fishing lakes for fly fishermen. Miles of sandy beaches are half and hour away at Laytown and Bettystown, and golfers have championship courses galore within easy reach including the Royal Tara.
Ireland is world famous for the craic of its lively pubs as well as creamy pints of the ‘black stuff’ and families staying at Decoy are spoilt for choice for great pub food too. The nearest, with good carvery lunches, is the Tara Na Ri at Garlow Cross (1.5 miles) and O’Briens at Johnstown (3 miles) prides itself on its award-winning food, with fish as a speciality. Mrs O's Pub has a big reputation and featured in a Guinness Christmas advert and Eden 2 at the Bellinter House Hotel is sister to the fun and quirky original Eden in Dublin’s Temple Bar.

Nearest medical services: Navan, 5 miles.
Getting there: Dublin airport is 30 minutes from Decoy Cottages and the ferry port in Dublin is 50 minutes.

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Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time: 16:00

Check-out time: 10:00

Payment

Reservation Deposit: 20%

Balance: 42 days prior to arrival

Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time: 16:00

Check-out time: 10:00

Payment

Reservation Deposit: 20%

Balance: 42 days prior to arrival

Late Availability Discount

Bookings made within 7 days of travelling discounted by 10%

Multiple Weeks Discount

10% discount will be applied to full weeks after the first week

Rates

4 Nov - 22 Dec 2017 : €725 /week23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018 : €975 /week6 Jan - 23 Mar 2018 : €725 /week24 Mar - 6 Apr 2018 : €850 /week7 Apr - 27 Apr 2018 : €725 /week28 Apr - 29 Jun 2018 : €850 /week30 Jun - 20 Jul 2018 : €975 /week21 Jul - 24 Aug 2018 : €1195 /week25 Aug - 31 Aug 2018 : €975 /week1 Sep - 28 Sep 2018 : €850 /week29 Sep - 26 Oct 2018 : €725 /week27 Oct - 2 Nov 2018 : €795 /week3 Nov - 21 Dec 2018 : €725 /week22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019 : €975 /week4 Nov - 22 Dec 2017 : £725 /week23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018 : £975 /week6 Jan - 23 Mar 2018 : £725 /week24 Mar - 6 Apr 2018 : £850 /week7 Apr - 27 Apr 2018 : £725 /week28 Apr - 29 Jun 2018 : £850 /week30 Jun - 20 Jul 2018 : £975 /week21 Jul - 24 Aug 2018 : £1195 /week25 Aug - 31 Aug 2018 : £975 /week1 Sep - 28 Sep 2018 : £850 /week29 Sep - 26 Oct 2018 : £725 /week27 Oct - 2 Nov 2018 : £795 /week3 Nov - 21 Dec 2018 : £725 /week22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019 : £975 /week

Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time: 16:00

Check-out time: 10:00

Payment

Reservation Deposit: 20%

Balance: 42 days prior to arrival

Late Availability Discount

Bookings made within 7 days of travelling discounted by 10%

Multiple Weeks Discount

10% discount will be applied to full weeks after the first week

Who owns this place?

Fast Facts

Bedroom 1 - superking/twin bedroom, Bedroom 2 - triple bedroom with super king/twin and single bed

Airport under 2 hours drive

Dublin airport is 30 minutes drive and Dublin ferry port is 50 minutes drive.

Airport under 3 hours drive

Dublin airport is 30 minutes drive and Dublin ferry port is 50 minutes drive.

Coast Within 30 minutes driving distance

The beaches at Laytown and Bettystown are about 30 mins drive away to the East and provide miles of sandy beaches.

Spa Onsite

Spa treatment room onsite with a range of beauty treatments.

Babysitting

Babysitting is available by prior arrangement.

Nursery Gear (additional)

Cots, highchairs, steriliser, baby bath, baby monitor, baby bouncer, stairgates, potty, plastic cutlery and sippy cups.

Indoor Toys / Games Room

General toys, books and U rated DVDs can be found in the den.

Meal Delivery / Room Service

Pre arrival shopping, catering services and meal delivery can be arranged.

Outdoor Toys

Playground, trampoline, sand pit, bucket and spades, and a play house.

Stairgates / no stairs

Stairgates are provided

Private Garden / Terrace / Balcony

The cottages are set in private gated grounds with a play area and plenty of green space.

Wifi / Cable Internet Access

Wi=Fi is available.

Friendly Animals

Resident chickens can be found on site and kids can get involved in the daily egg collection rounds.

Golf

Excellent golf courses within easy reach by car.

Gym Equipment

Small gym suite on site.

2+ Cots and Highchairs

Multiple cots and highchairs can be arranged.

Fireplace / Wood Burner

Multifuel stove in the lounge.


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