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100 Year Old Original Cottage

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Newtownstewart

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 5

New Holiday Let. Quaint 100 year old fishing cottage on the bank of the river Strule down a quiet lane in the village of Newtownstewart with a panorama view of the Sperrin Mountains. It retains the original layout and features whilst being updated to modern day standards which includes oil heating and a wood buring stove. Full working kitchen and large bathroom with bath and powershower. Open plan living room and dining room. Two upstairs bedrooms. The larger room contains double bed and single bed and the other bedroom contains two single beds. Both rooms are old time attic rooms with sloping ceilings. Additional fold away bed available if required. Enclosed stoned picnic area to side of cottage. Decking area to back of cottage in a tranquil setting overlooking the river with steps leading down to salmon pool. Fishing not suitable for children as it is a rocky steep bank. Day tickets available on local club waters for adults and children. Private parking to side of cottage. 2/3 hours central heating is included in price (depends on season) additional heating is available for £1 per hour. Stables for horses available 7 miles and enjoy trekking in nearby Gortin Glens. Two minutes walk to village leading onto a riverside walk. . Close to local hotel & restaurants and ideally situated for exploring the Sperrins

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2016


based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

100 Year Old Original Cottage
average rating of 4.0 based on 5 reviews

excellent location, very relaxing and comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

the property is well located by the river and is very relaxing. The location is within reach to few shops, but at the same time gives the feel of being on your own and enjoy nature.

Will suit anyone looking to have a break away from busy city schedule.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Holiday Location

  • 4 of 5

My son and I recently planned a trip to Ireland with the intent of meeting/visiting with family as well as enjoying the beauty of the country. My son made all the arrangements to include our stay at the Hallow Cottage. I had seen pictures of the cottage prior to our arrival so I was very excited. While the pictures were great, they only told half of the story. The cottage was absolutely perfect. It was very clean and very cozy. It felt like we were “at home”. It had all the amenities you could possibly need. The view from the back was spectacular. The little town down the street was warm and welcoming. Our stay at the cottage was one of the many highlights of our trip. I highly recommend staying at the Hallow Cottage if you have the opportunity.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review. It means so much to us when guests enjoy the cottage. Ronnie
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  • 5 of 5

This cottage is perfect for a short relaxing stay, my partner ,her sister, her baby and I had a great stay here. Una the owner was very welcoming and the cottage had a fantastic atmosphere surrounded by stunning views in a beautiful garden, couldn't have asked for more, Thanks

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit to Hallow Cottage. Regards Ronnie
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Very nice place near the river

  • 4 of 5

We booked the cottage just before Debbie T from Colorado told her review and I worried about the house. But for us (me, my husband and 2 friends of us), it was almost perfect. The heating was not a problem in june (we had much sun all the week !°), even if it's noisy when you are outside, you have to stop it., by night, we made fire in the fireplace, but we didn't need 3 hours of heating per day. Everybody knows, you need heating in North Ireland in February... and even a little in june !

I don't know if there were more cars in february, but for us it wasn't noisy at all : the main road is far from the house. The river is really just below the house : the vision is magical from the terrace ! What i could say it's that I thought the house was in the countryside and in fact it is in the village. But, after all, it was better for shopping and pint of Guinness in Conway's bar, where everybody is so nice.

We enjoyed our stay. The house is well located to go to giant causeway, Donegal, Londonderry, Belfast....

Please excuse my bad english


  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Debbie T for your lovely review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Hallow Cottage. Regards Ronnie
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Not As Advertised

  • 2 of 5

We booked this cottage while in Republic of Ireland, about 3 weeks prior to arrival. The description said the cottage was on a "quiet lane". It was actually in an alley, which was just below a major street into the town, so there was plenty of road noise. We were there in February, so it was winter and fairly cold. The listing said nothing about paying extra for heat. But when I asked the owner, after booking and paying for the property, I was told that it did have a coal burning stove, and included would be 3 hours of heat per day. After that, we could pay 1 GBP per HOUR for heat! The cottage, although updated, was "stone cold" while we were there. Three hours of heat did essentially nothing to help the conditions. The extra charge for heat (which was not told to us until we had already committed/paid in full) was a ridiculous amount, and should have been told upfront. Out of six cottages we stayed at on our trip, this was the most expensive and the least enjoyed.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Debbie I am really sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at Hallow Cottage. I apologise that it did not state on booking site that limited heating was included in price I have amended this in listing. Old time cottages stone built cottages are very hard to heat in Winter and as the cottage has only single glazed windows there would be some noise although I have not experienced this myself. As this is just first year we have been renting cottage as holiday home we will learn from feedback from guests like yourselves. The address of the cottage is 1 Hallow Road and I think it is a litle harsh of you to describe it as an alley way. I have done local market research and based my price for additional heating on local charges. I would like to ask you to reconsider your review especially your remark about cottage being situated in alley. Apologies again Ronnie Chism
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Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Newtownstewart, Northern Ireland

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
16 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Some pets allowed please email

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Newtownstewart, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
Check-in time varies.

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