Comfortable family bungalow in stunning countryside

Comfortable family bungalow in stunning countryside

Zara

 

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
4 Bathrooms

About our home

Our home is fairly modern and stands on an acre of landscaped garden. We love the fact that we are completely rural with cows grazing in the fields surrounding the house but yet we are a short drive to the city of Dublin. Our neighbourhood is very friendly and full of small farmers. We keep 5 ponies at our neighbours as our kids compete at a high level so there is a possibility to ride and use our ponies. We also have a 7.5 ton horse lorry which is set out as camper van and this can be used too if you have the license to drive it. The area is lovely for walks and exploring and we have a huge deck out the back for chilling and BBQs. The house has wifi and all mod cons and is very comfortable. We have 2 cars and visiting family can use one. Dublin city is a wonderful city full of character with great restaurants, bars, theatre and culture and is only 20 minutes drive away so you have the best of all worlds. A rural peaceful retreat and lots of action on your doorstep. We can provide you with a list of lots of things to do and see.

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More about us

  1. We are a family of 5 with mum, dad and three lovely girls...Saoirse, Sadhbh and Sunnibhe ages 13, 11 and 5

  2. John is a principle social worker and I run my own business selling horse riding holidays

  3. We love living local anywhere in the world and hate package holidays. We like to be relatively active but are fairly easy going. We love good food, good service but not neccessarily luxury. We are very hospitable and like friendly places.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
Johnnie Foxes....highest pub in Ireland and best seafood...just over the mountain from us...
Cool bars
Too many to mention in Dublin...plus we don't get out much ourselves..
Cozy cafés
So many in Dublin and surrounding areas..Avoca have 3 outlets and do amazing coffee and buns and organic food and salads..
Retail therapy
City centre of Dublin has designer shops, super chains, gorgeous boutiques and vintage shops...then Dundrum shopping centre is also very good.
Bit of culture
Lots of theatres, National concert halls, great music festivals and good art exhibitions
Walks in the park
We live in beautiful countryside with miles of mountains, tracks and a gorgeous lakes....parks just don't do it with what we have on the doorstep but of course there are plenty in Dublin
Spot of exercise
Walking, running, mountain biking, horse riding
Day tripping
The national stud in Kildare, Dublin, Wicklow..the garden of Ireland, New Grange and loads more...

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