- Type: House
- Sleeps: 7 (4 Bedrooms)
- Nearest Beach: Sandeel Bay (.5 km)
- Change Over Day: Flexible
- Access: Car Essential
- Owner will consider house swap
- Pets allowed
- suitable for children
- suitable for the elderly
Our house is 50m from the road which runs between Fethard-on-Sea and the Hook Peninsula and adjoins our neighbours, a retired couple.
Templetown is a rural townland, about 4km from the village of Fethard-on-Sea, south of New Ross in Co. Wexford, Ireland. Wexford is known as the sunny south east of Ireland, and consistently has the warmest temperatures and most hours of sunshine of any other part of the country.
Wexford town is about 40km away and is the closest large town. Wexford is about 30min drive from the Rosslare ferryport and 2hrs from Dublin.
Templetown lies halfway between Fethard-on-Sea and the Hook Peninsula, upon which is located the Hook Lighthouse which is the oldest operating Lighthouse in Europe.
The Wexford Region
There are probably a dozen beaches within 15mins drive of our house, one for each day of a two-week holiday (allowing for a rest day on Sunday !!)
They include; Sandeel bay, Templetown bay, Patrick's bay, Booley bay, Dollar bay, Duncannon, Carnivan, Baginbun, Grange strand.
If you take the commuter ferry from Ballyhack (20mins drive, 10 mins ferrytime) you will arrive in Passage East, Co. Waterford, and have access to beaches such as Dunmore East and Woodstown, as well as Waterford City.
Sandeel bay is the closest to our house, just a ten minute walk. Also has beach fishing.
There is a small supermarket in Fethard village, and another in Ramsgrange, which stock all the essentials.There is a larger supermarket in Wellington Bridge on the way to Wexford town. If you want a more extensive shopping trip, then go to Wexford or Waterford.
Locations of interest within a 30min drive include;Tintern abbey, Johnstown Castle, Ferrycarrig Heritage park, Dunbrody Abbey, the Dunbrody Famine ship, JFK Arboretum, Kilmokea House and gardens, Saltee Islands wildlife sanctuary.
There are golf courses in Wexford, New Ross, Rosslare and Waterford, while the Mount Juliet Golf and Country Club in Kilkenny is less than an hour's drive.
There is a scuba diving centre in Fethard and a scuba club located at the hook lighthouse.
From Wexford or Rosslare, Duncannon and Fethard-on-sea are sign posted.Drive through wellingtonbridge, then through fethard-on-sea. Drive into Fethard village and follow the signs for Hook Head, which is a right turn just past the playground. 3 miles approximately you will come to Templetown church on the right. Our property is 1/4 mile further along on the right.
From New Ross, take the sign post for Duncannon or Hook Head, just past the LIDL store, then through Fethard-on-sea as above.
From Dublin: Take the N11 for wexford, keep on the N11 and follow the signs for Rosslare. Once you come to the main rosslare roundabout, take the turn for Duncannon and continue as described above.
• Railway: Wellingtonbridge (20 km)
• Ferry: Rosslare (50 km)
• Airport: Dublin (150 km)
Suitable types of Holiday Fethard-On-Sea
- Golf Course
- Horse riding
- Tennis courts
There is a paved courtyard to the front of our house, with access from the kitchen and hallway. This has a picnic table to seat 8, and a gas barbecue. It is a lovely suntrap, and very nice to sit or lie out in, when the weather is fine. There is also a trampoline for children.
To the rear of the house is a cobblelock patio area, with a picnic table, and a gravel driveway leading to the garden, which is a grass area of approx. 0.2 acres. This area catches the afternoon and evening sun, while the courtyard is better in the earlier half of the day.
Exterior Facilities in Moran's Lodge
- Bicycles available
- Parking space
- Private garden
Our house is a two storey renovated farmhouse, with accomodation as follows:
Ground floor: Kitchen / dining room (Gas/Electric cooker, and solid fuel stove/hearth) , Sitting room, (TV Freeview satellite and local terrestrial channels), Living room (TV / Open fire), Utility room (Washing machine / Dryer), Sunroom (futon bed). There is also a double bedroom and shower / toilet on ths level.
First floor: Double bedroom (balcony overlooking garden and sea), Single bedroom, Twin bedroom with adjoining shower/bathroom, Family bathroom with bath and power shower.
Facilities in Moran's Lodge
- Central heating
- Clothes dryer
- Dish washer
- DVD player
- Linen provided
- Log fire
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
Bedrooms / Bathrooms
- Bedrooms (4)
- Bathrooms (2)
- Ensuite (1)
- Showers (2)
- WCs (3)
Sleeps a Maximum of 7 people:
- Single Beds (3)
- Double Beds (2)
- Sofa Beds (2)
- Dining Seats (8)
- Lounge Seats (7)
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Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.
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