Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Beautiful Leisure Resort

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,006 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Den, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 3-5)

Situated in a small, private, quaint complex, Glencree Cottage is a lovely, Non-Smoking townhouse with simple, pine furnishings. The kitchen has just been completely renovated with an induction cooktop, wall oven, and washer / dryer and other modern conveniences set near the seaside in County Wicklow, Ireland. About one and a quarter hours from Dublin Airport, this puts you far enough away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to go into Dublin's City Center and explore. Only 20 min's from the DART Commuter rail line in Greystones.

Directly across the road from the townhouse is Blainroe Golf Club - an 18-hole golf course with spectacular views of the Irish Sea and coastline. There is access to a private, family beach located across the road near the golf course; it is a lovely spot tucked away in a secluded cove. Hiking, biking, and fishing are right at your door step.

Glencree Cottage is in an excellent location for sightseeing and day trips to Dublin City. Dublin is 50 minutes by car or you can go to the City via the DART (the train/nearest station in Greystones, Co. Wicklow) to avoid the hassle of parking and driving in Ireland's largest and busiest city. On your return to Glencree Cottage, you can enjoy all the comforts of home, including an open fireplace to wind down, and the peace of the Irish seaside. A variety of tourist destinations are a stones throw from Glencree such as: Glendalough, Powerscourt - Manor House and Gardens, Brittas Bay.

The 3000 B.C. druid ruins at Newgrange ,are a must see located in Co Meath 1 1/2 hrs from Wicklow town.

In less than one hour, you can go from the Wicklow Hills to the mountains surrounding Dublin; to the seaside with lovely villages, towns and beautiful scenery all tucked in between. We have maps and travel books at the townhouse for use during your stay. Additionally, several of our friends and family who live nearby would be happy to assist you with any questions or issues you may have during your stay at Glencree Cottage. More than a hotel room, the townhouse allows you to spread out a bit, cook your own meals, and enjoy the comforts of home after a day of sightseeing.

Keywords: Modern Cottage

More Details

Ronan Hingerty
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2018

About Ronan Hingerty

I am originally from Dublin and my family is located in the Wicklow area.

Ronan Hingerty purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Ronan Hingerty chose Kilpoole Lower

To enjoy the peaceful area and be close to all that Wick;low and Dublin has to offer.

What makes this cottage unique

Golf and a lovely village to enjoy the hospitality and comforts of living in a quiet and relaxing environment.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Kilpoole Lower around the Wicklow

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1006 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower with bathtub and sink, toilet and built in hairdryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Single Bed (1), Double pull out IKEA Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Microwave & Oven, Portable DVD Player, IPod charger and speaker, Iron, Blowdryer, Cooking Utensils, Glassware, Dishes, Cutlery, Bedding Linens & Towels are provided,2 Sets of Golf Clubs ,and 1 Bike. No Smoking Please!


Very Good! 4/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

35% Complete
42% Complete
14% Complete
0% Complete
7% Complete
Beautiful Leisure Resort
average rating of 4.0 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ronan and Emma for ensuring a cozy stay. The house had all the kitchen and bathroom accessories needed for a smooth visit. We loved the neighborhood and proximity to the beach and community walking trails. Wicklow is a cute town, but this house is convenient for traveling around as well.

When we arrived, the home was immaculate, warm, and Emma had even left bread, milk, and cheese in the fridge for us with a kind note. We are still dreaming of our stay and can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a lovely review of my place. I have just put a new single day bed upstairs a week ago.Perhaps you will try it out on your next visit. Looking forward to having you enjoy Blainroe again.. Best wishes, Ronan
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Small cottage but lovely, well equpped kitchen, large light bedroom and bathroom. Lounge a bit dark.

  • 4 of 5

Near Wicklow town which is really quaint. 2 handy supermarkets. Small beach close by, quiet and beautiful.

Caught train to Greystones, town near the sea with lots of nice shops and cafe's.

Dublin about 40 mins by car - great to visit. Glendalough also beautiful.

Nice base with plenty of places to visit. Comfortable beds, suitable accommodation for 3.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Location at it's best 👍🏻

  • 5 of 5

Very tidy and comfortable, cute house, we really felt at home there. Spent two weeks from first of June and time just flew. Really plan to return next year 😊👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nichole, thank you for that lovely review, please contact me as soon as possible so I can block those dates you are coming over for next year. Best wishes to you and your family. Ronan
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Very dissappointed and owner is rude

  • 1 of 5

We really thought we had picked a good location for our stay in the Wicklow mountains and were really looking forward to it. However, upon our arrival it was not what we had hoped for, the house was dark and cold, the floor was dirty, there were wet sheets in the washing machine, it did not look like the furniture had been dusted for months, the couch was dirty, and we found pubic hairs on the sheets in the beds! Very disappointed!! I went next door to find the person who was in charge of the maintenance and see about the heat and lights, we found out the owner was 3,000 miles away. I told told the lady we were not happy about the area and would not be staying, I then contacted the owner via email and asked if we could be reimbursed for some for about half of our money because we were not happy with the condition of the house and the area was not what we were looking for during our stay. The owner said he would reimburse us Ninety (basically the damage deposit) of the almost five hundred I spent on the rental house, to say the least I was not happy! The owner explained he had overhead money he need to use and was unable to rent the house for the four nights we were scheduled to be there, I totally understand that, but from what I could tell, nobody was looking to rent the house during our scheduled time there, plus again I was willing to accept half of my rent back which was two hundred fifty which would have more than covered his overhead money for four nights. Once I found out about what he would reimburse me ninety I emailed him again and asked for at least half back, he never responded to me and he only reimbursed me the ninety. We are very, very disappointed and extremely upset on this and how the rental looked and felt, plus on how the owner handled this situation, I would tell anyone to not use this place to stay, the owner was extremely rude and accusatory and not willing to work wit us at all!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
9 0

Close to nature.

  • 4 of 5

Watch the moon rise from your pillow, fall asleep by starlight, waken to birdsong. Be amazed by swallows flying inches from you as they catch insects. Observe the chicks peeping from the nests at the back of the golf club.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Ireland at its best

  • 4 of 5

The two of us stayed in your cosy cottage and felt as if we had been living there for ages. It was an ideal basis for all our activities in the county Wicklow and Dublin. We were prepared to believe the weather forecast on the Internet but fortunately it has always been a bit better than expected.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Nearest Airport
48 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Blainroe Golf Course
Nearest Ferry
26 Kilometres
Dun Laoghaire
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Blainroe Golf course
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Blainroe Golf course


Prices & Availability

Ask Owner a Question

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.68
Property Damage Insurance £74.61

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

You might like these similar holiday rentals