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Downshire Cottage

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Downshire Cottage

Entire house
4 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 bathroom
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bathroom
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Braeside is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Pretty terraced house, located in central Holywood and close to the coastal path and bus and train. All local restaurants and shops within a minutes walking distance.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re travelling with.



31 reviews
Gail User Profile
October 2019
Downshire cottage is a lovely place to stay. It is close to Belfast where there is loads to do but Holywood itself has lovely restaurants and cafes to explore. We couldn't park right outside the cottage (double yellow lines) but we always found a parking space close by. The…
Bev User Profile
July 2019
The host was amazing very quick to respond to messages. The location of the cottage was perfect. The patio was in sun all day and the cottage itself was very well equipped and beautifully furnished. Thank you
Sheenagh User Profile
August 2018
The situation is perfect for the centre of Hollywood. The accommodation is very comfortable although there are some issues with the heating and hot water
Braeside User Profile
Response from Braeside:
Hi Sheenagh The instructions for the hot water and the heating are on the wall of the kitchen. I understand that you were too hot. Everyone has different preferences regarding heating but we prefer guests not to be cold, which is why the heating was on. When you switch it off…
August 2018
Joshua User Profile
November 2017
Downshire Cottage is a great place to stay. It’s a great value. We tried to book another place managed by the owner and it wasn’t available. Fiona and Ed immediately jumped in to help us find another option. We had a few questions through the time and they always answered almost…
Andrew User Profile
August 2017
Excellent parking, very central location, children loved the loft bedroom, would stay there again as so easy to find from Belfast Airport.
Stefan User Profile
August 2017
Lovely house, very clean, great communication.
Chris User Profile
July 2017
This is a nice, functional terrace house just off the Holywood high street. It felt more like a managed property that a primary residence in general. The kitchen was well-equipped and plenty of bedding and towels were provided. Unfortunately the hot water pressure was too low to…

Hosted by Braeside

Northern Ireland, United KingdomJoined in February 2016
Braeside User Profile
186 Reviews
Braeside is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
Keys are left for guests in a secure key safe. A code to access keys will be given once the property is booked. Guest information and contact numbers for assistance are displayed in the cottage. The owners will endeavour to meet guests whenever possible.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 2PM

House Rules

Additional Rules

House rules are displayed clearly in the property.

Strictly no smoking indoors.,