View from the lounge unto the balconyThe upstairs lounge with comfie bed settee

Entire home/flat

3 guests

1 bedroom

1 Bed

Entire home/flat

3 guests

1 bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Escape to the country with a relaxing stay in this unique barn conversation. Enjoy the peace and tranquility yet only ten minutes from 3 towns. Large balcony from the upstairs lounge to unwind and re charge. Unique rock face wall in bedroom.

The space

The spacious balcony that overlooks the countryside. The unique rock face wall in the bedroom. You are only 5 minutes from Newtownards.

Guest access

The concrete lanes are ideal for walking in the countryside. The cottage is surrounded by lovely gardens. There is a lovely private pool for hire just 5 minutes walk from Orchard Cottage

Interaction with guests

We live beside so are on call to give advice but give guests their privacy

Other things to note

Most guests visit the Titanic exhibition, Ulster folk museum, strangford Lough, Mount Stewart when staying. We own another cottage on site called Robins Nest with similar accomodation and price.

The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: £20 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: £20
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: £65 / night
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Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

14 Reviews

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Dean User Profile
May 2017
A lovely place to stay located in a beautiful place to live. It's secluded enough for a peaceful quiet rest but central enough that it's a short trip to Belfast City or some of the other nearby towns. Would definitely recommend for all types of trips!

Sean User Profile
September 2016
We had a wonderful time at the cottage, and were made feel extremely welcome. Its just a short hop from the coastline, and we were blessed with a wonderful sunny day on Saturday. Bed is comfortable, Balcony is serene. Left feeling rested and rejuvenated.

Sarah & Jonathan User ProfileSarah & Jonathan is a superhost.
August 2016
We had a great two night stay at the barn. Karon and Malcolm were both attentive and interesting to chat to. Their own pets are wonderful and we were delighted to see that the barn was pet friendly. The accommodation itself is spotless and really comfortable. The view over the countryside is completely relaxing. I thoroughly recommend the barn for a great stay.

Bob User Profile
August 2016
We had a really fantastic stay here for 2 weeks. The accommodation was ideal for us and the dogs; not only was it practical, but it had great character and charm. Being able to sit in the lounge or on the balcony with views over the beautiful countryside was just lovely. Karon and Malcolm were most welcoming and helpful during the stay, and their 3 dogs were a bonus :-) The location turned out to be ideal for our first visit to Northern Ireland, providing access to many varied areas for walking. I wish I had discovered NI years ago! It is such a great place; fantastic countryside and friendly people. It's a shame that the media seems to overlook this.
Karon User ProfileKaron is a superhost.
Response from Karon:
Thank you so much for your comprehensive review. We really appreciate it. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. You have inspired to us to see more!
August 2016

Agnès User Profile
July 2016
Nice stay in a nice countryside and very well restored cottage. Congratulations for this very beautiful accomodation and thanks for your welcome. Et merci à Malcolm pour son accueil en français.

Neil User Profile
July 2016
Extremely welcome. The place is quaint and rural - a perfect escape. Great kitchen, wonderful balcony, good lounge with an excellent tv and great array of channels. The kitchen is the piece de resistance as it so well stocked. It is quite hard to find but that is part of the charm yet it might be worth checking details beforehand. Despite being rural you can be in Ards or Bangor (both sizeable towns probably about to meet each other soon) in 10 minutes. My gf is from China and loved the pristine countryside. It has two levels so when you fall out with your spouse you just hang out on separate floors for a while. The rock face in the bedroom is fantastic feature. Excellent laundry facilities too. In short, it is unique and a bargain! Book it!
Karon User ProfileKaron is a superhost.
Response from Karon:
Thank you so much for such a comprehensive review. Really appreciate that. I'm so glad you enjoyed the location and our cottage.
July 2016

Sebastien User Profile
June 2016
J'espère que vous aurez la chance de venir dans ce superbe appart! The duplex flat is just amazing. Very cosy, well equipped, very clean, very quiet. Just lovely! Karon and her french-speaking husband are very friendly and helpful. The place is difficult to find but you enjoy so much thereafter! I highly recommend this place.

Bangor, United Kingdom · Joined in July 2015
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