Winner of a Meath Tourism award in 2008. Relax, unwind and recharge at The Stables, Decoy Country Cottages and Revive holistic therapy centre.
Located in the beautiful and historic Boyne Valley, where the history of Ireland was written, this 3 bedroom cottage provides a haven of peace and relaxation away from the stresses of todays hectic lifestyle.
Only 30 minutes from the airport and 50 minutes from Dublin port, The Stables is ideal for families or couples. The Stables is ideally located for touring the many historical sites in the area such as Tara, Newgrange, Trim, Slane and Kells, but also they make an ideal base to explore Dublin - just 30 minutes away.
Ground Floor: Spacious kitchen/Dining area. Separate living room. Downstairs toilet.
First floor: Double bedroom with en-suite, Double /twin bedroom with shared en-suite, Twin bedroom (en-suite shared with bedroom 2).
Kitchen /Dining Area: 18'6" x 17'6". A large, bright living space fitted with a country style fully fitted kitchen including fully integrated dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. There is also an electric hob, oven and microwave oven. Granite worktops and a double Belfast sink and marble flooring complete the kitchen.
There are views of the courtyard and also the rolling countryside behind the courtyard.
Living Room: 17'6" x 11'4". Spacious living room with oak wooden floors and a multifuel stove set into the chimney breast. Sofa, coffee table, satellite TV/DVD/Video player and stereo. View over courtyard to the front and the rolling fields behind.
Stairs to first floor
Bedroom 1: 17'6" x 11'4" Double bedroom with pocket sprung bed, solid oak furniture and oak floors. En-suite bathroom with marble floor, walk in shower, WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail and underfloor heating. View over courtyard and rolling fields to rear.
Bedroom 2: 14'4" x 10'. Double/Twin room with zip and lock pocket sprung beds that can be separated or left joined as required. Solid oak furniture, oak floors and en-suite bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail and marble floors with underfloor heating. View over countryside.
Bedroom 3: 14'4" x 10'. Twin bedroom with pocket sprung beds and views over the courtyard to the front and rolling countryside to the back. Solid oak furniture, oak floors, and en-suite bathroom (shared with bedroom 2).
We also have:
â€¢ Indoor games room and gym
â€¢ Day Spa
â€¢ Children's Outdoor play area
â€¢ BBQ area garden and boules
â€¢ Baby equipment and babysitting by request
â€¢ Free WiFi internet access
â€¢ Exclusive hire of venue
â€¢ Weekend and midweek rates
â€¢ Excellent caterers who have a solution whatever the occasion
â€¢ Event planning service
â€¢ Daily/Midweek cleaning service by request
â€¢ All cottages individually designed with vaulted ceilings in the bedrooms and
oak or marble floors with geothermal underfloor heating
â€¢ All cottages equipped with Flat screen TV, DVD and VHS player and CD
player that takes MP3
â€¢ All kitchen equipped with dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer,
microwave and granite worktops
For your comfort and the safety of children, cars are parked in the parking area outside the courtyard, with access permitted for loading and unloading only.
We are well located between the N2 and N3 national primary routes within easy reach of many of Irelands most important historic and medieval sites. Also there are very many championship golf courses within easy reach including Royal Tara, Killeen Castle, Baltray and Headford. The beach is 25 minutes away.
For those who wish to travel a little further afield, our cottages also serve as an excellent base to explore Dublin (30 miles), the plains of Kildare (home of the Curragh racecourse), or perhaps the lakes of Westmeath where excellent fishing is available. We, Conor and Paula look forward to welcoming you to Decoy Country Cottages....Read more
Left on 05/27/2010 for a stay in May 2010 | Sarah and JohnReviewed May 27, 2010Stayed May 2010
This renovated stable overlooking a central courtyard is a beautiful modern spacious home away from home. The kitchen is well-equipped, even with laundry, the main bath is luxurious and the bedroom and living area large and well-furnished. It's a lovely place to stay and the owners couldn't have been more gracious and helpful.
The only issue we had was that cell and internet reception was spotty - perhaps that was related to the volcanic activity at the time?
“The foibles of fussy forty year olds and their families fulfille”
Left on 05/22/2010 for a stay in May 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 22, 2010Stayed May 2010
Paula Irwin and her team couldn't have been more helpful. There were 35 in our group in an age range from 16 weeks to 71 years. All were adequately catered for from travel cots to a barbeque area. Many of the people were seasoned travellers who like to have their creature comforts and all were mightily impresssed with the high standards and the cleanliness of the accommodation. Paula, and her team, had a very hands-off approach and did not interfere yet were on hand and available at the drop of the hat should we have had any problems. The surrounding country side and proximity to Navan and Dublin offered plenty of scope for filling out days and a visit to Newgrange should be compulsory! The provision of a playground and a well equipped "Den" satisfied the needs of the children and, therefore, the parents. The access to major roads, ports and Airports was essential as were the directions provided which beat Sat Nav hands down!
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