Grange Cove Holiday Homes Rosslare Strand - Rosslare Strand Co. Wexford
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Grange Cove is an exclusive development of 16 holiday homes located just a 15 minute stroll from the Blue Flag beach at Rosslare Strand & its many pubs & restaurants.
These are bright and modern holiday homes which have been constantly upgraded since they were built & can now boast very high insulation standards, landscaped grounds & strong WIFI connection for FREE.
Each spacious house is fully detached and is located on its own private site with an enclosed garden. This is an ideal location for families to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
THESE HOUSES ARE STRICTLY NON-SMOKING
Pets are not allowed in this location, with the exception of guide dogs which are welcome.
All houses have wifi access.
Mezzanine Houses (previously referred to as Type A): This elegant 3 bedroom country style home is fully furnished to the highest standards using the most contemporary furnishings and finishes. A truly charming open glass entrance hall extends to the first floor, this feature providing excellent natural light to the first floor and entrance hall.
The open plan ground floor living area with access to kitchen/dining room gives this house a spacious and bright ambience. The ground floor is complete with a bedroom and bathroom. A timber staircase leads to the first floor, which comprises two bedrooms. The master bedroom boasts an en-suite and walk in wardrobe. The sunny open plan gallery, which overlooks the main entrance hall is an added feature to this property.
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY HOUSES
Two of the houses on site are wheelchair friendly. They have a double bedroom downstairs and a wheelchair adapted bathroom. There is a double and twin bedroom upstairs. Each of these houses can accommodate up to 6 people. Please enquire with us directly should you specifically wish to reserve one of these houses.
Sunroom Houses (previously referred to as Type B): This holiday home has all the charm and elegance of House Type A along with the added feature of a front sunroom. The Sunroom opens into a spacious living area, which in turn adjoins a modern spacious kitchen.
A double bedroom en-suite is also situated on the ground floor.
The first floor has two spacious bedrooms with one triple room and 1 single room and a separate bathroom. A large open landing upstairs provides a generous space, which is well lit by windows at both ends.
Camp Beds are €25 per item. Cots/Highchairs are charged at €25.00 per week and E15 for a weekend , where available
Grange Cove is ideal for families & especially those with toddlers as each house has:
- A fully enclosed garden
- DVD players in all houses
- Children's TV channels & film channels
- There is also a playground located onsite for hours of fun..
- Cots & highchairs can be pre-booked with Dream Ireland- Cot and Highchair is an extra charge 25.00E for a week in total, 15.00E for a weekend in total.
- Babysitting- can be arranged locally. The site managers have contact information on local babysitters & parents can make arrangements with the babysitter directly.
The sandy Rosslare Strand beach is just a 15-20 minute stroll from Grange Cove or is less than 5 minutes by car.
THINGS TO DO LOCALLY:
Wexford’s racecourse and boat & tennis club are on the outskirts of the town while Rosslare Strand is also a popular accommodation venue for patrons of Wexford Opera Festival, held every October.
ROSSLARE STRAND'S BLUE FLAG GOLDEN SANDY BEACH:
The description "Sunny South East" has been associated with County Wexford for many years and is due to the fact that Wexford consistently enjoys more hours of sunshine per year than any other part of the country. Recorded rainfall is lower than the national average, while the daily temperature is higher than the norm in Ireland. County Wexford boasts 200 km (124 miles) of coastline on two seas, with miles and miles of unspoilt golden strand and secluded coves. Rosslare Strand boasts the coveted Blue Flag & its golden sands stretch for miles
This area boasts many fine courses..a true Golfers Paradise:
Rosslare Golf Club provides an excellent test of golf on a championship golf links course beside the Irish Sea. Fairways, tees and greens are watered, giving an enjoyable playing surface in both summer and winter. Rosslare also has a 12 Hole course nearby.
St. Helen’s Bay is an 18 hole championship course, located on the coastline and overlooking Tuskar Lighthouse,. It is designed by Philip Walton & takes full advantage of the onshore winds and gently sloping rural land, totally at one with nature. St. Helen’s also has 9 hole course nearby.
Wexford Golf Club this Parkland Course with many mature trees is located in Wexford Town. The course has beautiful views of County Wexford including the Saltee Islands, Blackstairs Mountain Range and Wexford Harbour. Course recently redesigned.
Other courses within easy access:
- Enniscorthy Golf Club
- Waterford Castle
- Waterford Golf Club
- Mount Juliet Golf Club
- Faithlegg Golf Club
- Tramore Golf Club and
- Carlow Golf Club.
Fishing in Wexford is a pure joy. Rosslare is a haven for all fishing enthusiastic from shore angling to sea angling, there is something to suit all. The clean seas, sparkling rivers and wave-lashed deserted beaches and coves of the South East give rise to some of Ireland’s best tasting fish - Bass, sea-trout and salmon are among the county’s native species, while the mighty pike has challenged even the most experienced fisherman.
With horse riding being such a popular leisure activity for people in County Wexford, it is no wonder that there is such a selection of excellent equestrian centres to choose from. As well as leisure riding and beach treks, visitors can avail of quality-approved instruction for riders of all standards..
- Loisin Riding Centre, Kilrane, Rosslare Harbour- This centre is located approx. 10mins from Grange Cove & caters for all levels & abilities. Beach rides also available & lessons too..Childrens camps run in high season.
- Ballycanew Riding Centre
- Curracloe House Equestrian Centre -Open all year-Facilities include indoor school and two outdoor manege. By the sea - superb beach rides. Children's non-residential camps. All levels of instruction, schooling and liveries.
- Glenmoor Riding School in beautiful Fethard-On-Sea, Co. Wexford. A perfect way to take in the scenery from horseback.
- Horetown House Equestrian Centre -Open all year-Facilities include: indoor school, and outdoor manege, cross country course, instruction, hacking, schooling and residential.
ACTIVITY & LEISURE LOCALLY:
Miles of coastline and varied terrain offer plenty of opportunity for those looking for activity. Hill walking, coastal walks, mountain biking and hang gliding are all catered for. Both Gaelic Football and Hurling are popular in Wexford, and matches are held most weekends in local villages and towns. Indoor and outdoor facilities with activities to suit all the family include:
- Aqua Club at Kelly's Resort Hotel, Rosslare Strand, Co. Wexford - is open to non-residents, the Aqua Club has 2 swimming pools, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, sun bed, aromatherapy, beauty treatment, plunge pool and an outdoor Canadian hot tub.
- Rosslare Sports and Recreation Centre:soccer pitch, tennis courts, crazy golf, children's play area, (swings, slides, trampoline). Summer camp available. Indoor: video games, pool, tennis table, jukebox, basketball, badminton and indoor soccer.
- Leisuremax is located next to the Drinagh roundabout on the Wexford road. It's a real godsend for the kids on a rainy day!
- Omniplex Cinema This new multiscreen is also located close to the Drinagh Roundabout, on the road to Wexford Town. Details of the movies can be found in the local press & online..
- Enniscorthy Swimming Pool and Leisure Complex has an Indoor swimming pool
- Ferrybank Swimming Pool in Wexford Town has an indoor swimming pool
- Forest Park Swimming & Leisure Centre features a water slide and water playground for the kids. With a 25m pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi for the adults. Advance bookings advised..
- Kiltorcan Raceway Karting Circuit in Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny
- Pirates Cove, located in Courtown Harbour, offers entertainment for all the family. The adventure golf is unique in Ireland, with its greens, caves, rivers, tropical gardens and pirates ship. Pirates Cove is also home to Wexford's only ten-pin bowling centre (it is advisable to pre-book bowling) with the additional attraction of a fun cave (3-10 yrs) and family restaurant. Open: June, July & August
Quad Attack,Clonroche, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Exciting, challenging all weather cross country driving thrill for all ages (from 6 years upwards) on all terrain vehicles (A.T.V.'s/Quad Bikes). Bike size and course choice will depend upon age/experience and group size. Rates will vary accordingly.
WALKING & CYCLING:
Wexford offers many exciting and varied routes for walkers and cyclists to discover. Meandering and undulating routes link towns, villages, historical sites, country pubs and accommodation, coastal paths and hill climbs. Stretching over 200km/125 miles, coastal walks are plentiful in Wexford. They can include shore walks or tracks along our reclaimed slob-lands.
For the more up-hill enthusiast, Mount Leinster and the Black Stairs are an enjoyable day's hiking or biking. Starting from Kildavin near Bunclody, forest tracks offer easy access. Mount Leinster is the highest point and is a favourite spot for hang-gliders when conditions prevail.
The South East Coastal Drive is a new sign posted route stretching from Wexford Town through Kilmore Quay, Carrig-an-Bannow, Fethard, Hook and Ballyhack ending at Ardmore in County Waterford.
Watersports activity centres offering canoeing and windsurfing are available, while sailing enthusiasts are catered for by the Blue Flag Marina at Kilmore Quay and Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club. The Boat Club has junior and adult sailing classes in the summer.
Within the Kilmore Quay and Hook areas there are some of the most spectacular and varied diving in Ireland. With excellent visibility the diver can explore wrecks from 6 to 60 meters, study marine life on Coningbeg Rocks and the Brandies or watch seals, dolphins and diving birds around the Saltee Islands. Shore diving around Hook Peninsula, which is a favourite among Irish divers, boasts wrecks and deep open gullies full of marine life. Centres are available in Kilmore Quay, Hook, and Wexford Town, contact the Tourist Office for exact details.
OTHER PLACES OF INTEREST NEARBY:
1798 centre in Enniscorthy - about a 30 min drive from Rosslare
Irish National Heritage Park - about 10 mins drive from Rosslare, a visit to this authentic recreation of Ireland's heritage is highly recommended.
Our Lady’s Island, Carne, Co Wexford: A national place of pilgrimage.
Johnstown Castle Gardens & Irish Agricultural Museum
Murrintown, Co Wexford. Tel: 053 918 4671
The gardens of Johnstown Castle contain a wide range of trees and shrubs. Picnic area. The museum depicts Irish Agricultural and rural life.
Saltee Islands: Off Kilmore Quay, home to Ireland's largest bird sanctuary & just a short boat trip from the nearby village of Kilmore Quay. Here you can see birds incl gannets, gulls, puffins & cormorants in their natural habitat. Don't forget that while in Kilmore Quay you can buy fresh fish directly off the boats!
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
North Slob, Wexford. Tel: 053 912 3129
Ireland’s premier wildfowl reserve, covers 550 acres and is located at the western end of the 2.400 acres of ‘polder land’ claimed from the sea in 1847. Internationally famous for the wintering flock of 8,000 Greenland White-fronted Geese and the wintering flocks of Brent Geese and Wigeon.
Facilities include disabled friendly Visitor Centre and a number of Bird Hides.
Historic Wexford Town
Wexford is the main town in County Wexford. Noted for its medieval walls and narrow streets. It was a centre for the 1798 rebellion. Guided walking tours available.
Tel: 053 916 1155
Hook Head, Fethard on Sea, Co Wexford. Tel:’051 397055
WeOne of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world. Discover the medieval tower of Hook. Wild and scenic , enjoy the facilities in the former keeper’s house which includes café and craft shop.
Dunbrody Famine Ship
New Ross, Co Wexford. Tel: 051 425239
A full scale reproduction of a 19th century famine ship (three-masted Barque built in Quebec in 1845). Board the Dunbrody and walk in the footsteps of famine emigrants on their journey of hope across the Atlantic Ocean. Tourist Information. Gift Shop.
Dunganstown, New Ross, Co Wexford. Tel: 051 388264
Birthplace of the late John F. Kennedy’s great-grandfather. An audio- visual presentation and guided tour takes the visitor through the family history and historical setting of the Kennedy legacy.
- Sandy Beach
- Wheelchair Access
- Family Friendly
- Activity and Adventure
- Linen Provided
- Vacuum Cleaner
- Central Heating
- Private Garden
- DVD Player
- Children's Playground
- Patio Furniture
- Patio Area
- Towels Provided
- Internet Access
- Sleeps up to 6 people
- Garden Furniture
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Washing Machine
- Heating & Electricity an extra charge
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|Termin||Preis pro Woche||Mindestaufenthalt|
|29th Aug '15 to 11th Sep '15||€875.00||2 nights (for €350.00)|
|12th Sep '15 to 23rd Oct '15||€580.00||2 nights (for €325.00)|
|24th Oct '15 to 30th Oct '15||€450.00||3 nights (for €425.00)|
|19th Mar '16 to 1st Apr '16||€450.00||1 week|
|2nd Apr '16 to 28th Apr '16||€375.00||2 nights (for €335.00)|
|29th Apr '16 to 1st May '16||€420.00||3 nights (for €375.00)|
|2nd May '16 to 2nd Jun '16||€375.00||2 nights (for €335.00)|
|3rd Jun '16 to 10th Jun '16||€720.00||3 nights (for €450.00)|
|11th Jun '16 to 24th Jun '16||€750.00||2 nights (for €350.00)|
|25th Jun '16 to 1st Jul '16||€875.00||1 week|
|2nd Jul '16 to 8th Jul '16||€875.00||1 week|
|9th Jul '16 to 19th Aug '16||€895.00||1 week|
|20th Aug '16 to 26th Aug '16||€750.00||1 week|
|27th Aug '16 to 9th Sep '16||€750.00||2 nights (for €350.00)|
|10th Sep '16 to 28th Oct '16||€575.00||2 nights (for €325.00)|
|29th Oct '16 to 4th Nov '16||€450.00||3 nights (for €425.00)|
Each of these bright and spacious holiday homes sleeping 5 or 6 people, is fully detached and is located on its own private site with an enclosed garden. This is an ideal location for families to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
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Traveled With :
Family with young children
Great safe quiet location for children, well equipped home, would stay again
arrived on 01/08/2015 for a weeks stay. The house is very well presented, clean and has everything you need. Some nice touches such as a pint of milk in the fridge, some tea bags, toilet roll, dishwasher tablet etc., to get you going. Said on the information to bring extra towels but we didn't need, so you could get away with packing less, there was plenty provided. Niamh, the manager of the site is great, gave us some good places to eat and visit etc, and is always on hand to answer any questions. We only cooked in the house one evening, but there is everything you need to rustle up a decent meal, kitchen is spot on. Nice comfortable beds, and the location is great for families, very quiet and safe. Enclosed garden at the back is great for young kids. , and a swing / slide set on site as well passes a few minutes. Only a couple of minutes to the village of Rosslare where there is a Centra which has everything, and about 20 mins will have you in the larger town of Wexford. We ate in Tides in Rosslare, a little expensive but the food was delicious. Children not welcome after 8pm. A short drive out the Wexford road there is a lovely spot for food, Coopers Inn, nice relaxed and lovely food, more room for kids etc. Also had lunch in the Talbot in Wexford, again a nice place. Lots to see and do, we could have stayed another few nights. Good base to be in, as all the attractions are well within 1 hour drive, and a lot much closer like the beach is beside you. Some places I recommend is the Kia Ora open farm, we went here twice on the managers recommendation, our kids loved it. And good value, €7 for adults and children. Blackwater open farm is nice spot as well. Curracloe Beach is lovely. Would stay here again. And thanks to Niamh who provides a lovely warm welcome, and goes out of the way really to accommodate. Only one negative, the TV is a bit old, and would be no harm updating that, but otherwise a great holiday and a lovely place.
Traveled With :
Family with young children
We stayed here for a week in July with our two children aged 3 and 5. While it helped that we were there for the first week of Ireland's heatwave, I must say I would give Grange Cove top marks. It was perfect for the kids - they were either outside in the enclosed back garden, or playing in the on-site playground and mixing with other kids. The house was also really well equipped, and Niamh the caretaker was just brilliant and really welcoming. In fact, the kids wanted to move there and told me they didn't like our house any more :)
Traveled With :
Family with young children
Wonderful holiday homes. Clean, spacious, plenty of plates, furniture etc, great location, good quality appliances. The secure back garden makes it safe for little ones. The small group of holiday homes meant that it was quiet enough for young kids to run back and forth to the playground on their own. The small garage directly opposite the entrance to these holiday homes is so convenient and stocks all the grocery essentials.
Admin at Dream Ireland Responded to this Review
Monday 30th of July 2012
"Thank you very much for your review of Grange Cove. We think it is the ideal location for a family holiday and are so glad you agree! We look forward to welcoming you back to Rosslare Strand soon. Kind regards Lisa Argue Sales"