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The Gate House

The Gate House

We do have Christmas and New year availability but please call us on 00353 42 9339511 for all the options and rates

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The ultimate in Carlingford holiday homes, the Gate House is a bright, spacious two storey, gated house with private parking for two cars. Set against the backdrop of the old medieval walls with private patio gardens on two levels with the exclusive, breathtaking views of the spire of the Heritage Centre, Cooley Mountains, Carlingford Harbour, Carlingford Lough and the Mourne Mountains. Large bright windows to the front and rear bring the essence and beauty of medieval Carlingford inside. There is a six person Hot Tub located in the walled upper garden housed in a beautiful Canadian cedarwood log cabin where you can relax and enjoy all these vistas in total privacy. You also have your very own private beer garden. Large south facing, walled terrace area with beautiful wall art and atmosphereic lighting with plenty of garden furniture, high bar with stools, a barbecue, electric awning and electric outside heaters completes the picture for that perfect outside experience.

Carlingford Accommodation: simply the best holiday homes Carlingford has to offer, brought to you by James and Paul Byrne, Get in touch now for more information.


  • 6 person Hot Tub in log cabin in garden
  • Retractable electric canopy to cover patio garden off kitchen with outside electric heater
  • Wheelchair accessible (ground floor only)
  • 5 bedrooms sleeping 13 people
  • 4 Shower rooms
  • 3 Toilets
  • Oil fired heating with electric coal-effect fire
  • Flat screen HD tv with HDMI connection and DVD
  • Aga cooker
  • Electric hob and double oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine/tumble dryer
  • Out-door garden furniture
  • Wireless Broadband available.


Car parking facilities: Private car parking for two cars.

Price Includes:

  • Welcome pack upon arrival
  • Heating, hot water and electrical costs
  • Bed linens hand prepared by Carlingford Accommodation
  • 1 Bath and 1 Hand Towel per guest
  • High chairs and travel cots on request (cot linen not included)
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi

Supplementary Services:

  • Please see enhancements tab

House hold policies:

  • Smoking: This property is a non-smoking property.
  • Pets: Carlingford Accommodation is pleased to accept pets at ‘The Gate House’, provided they are house trained and kept under control.


  • Early Check In (Anytime that day) - Is between 10% and 20% of the daily rate, exact cost given at booking stage. € 0
  • Late Check Out (Anytime that day) - Is between 10% and 20% of the daily rate, exact cost given at booking stage. € 0
  • Hot Tub - 6 person capacity including water quality maintenance kit. € 150
  • Ice € 5 per bag
  • Champagne Flutes, bowl & ice for all guests € 25 per pack
  • Housekeeping Service (includes all rooms cleaned, beds made and fresh towels) € 100 per day
  • Additional Towel Packs - 1 hand and 1 bath (so please add quantity) € 2 per pack
  • High Chair € 0 per chair
  • Travel Cot - excludes bedding € 0 per cot
  • WiFi € 0


Ground Floor

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall: A long bright and welcoming hall with tile flooring and door to the lower rear patio garden and a staircase leading to the first floor. It includes a cloakroom area with box bench. Large built-in cupboards give plenty of storage space. Perfect for the golfing, sailing or hiking gear.

Kitchen: A large, warm, spacious old style country kitchen with views of Tholsel Street, medieval walls, and the front courtyard. The old world charm is enhanced by an Aga cooker and pine dresser. The kitchen incorporates every modern appliance; double electric oven, electric hob, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine/dryer. Enjoy delicious meals and great conversation around a large pine table. French doors lead to the lower private beer garden with garden furniture and a newly installed retractable electric canopy with electric heaters so this space can now also be under cover and weather proofed which greatly enhances the kitchen area.

Bedroom: A beautifully furnished cosy bedroom with views of the front courtyard.

First Bedroom: On the ground floor, a twin bedded room with parquet flooring, and tiled ensuite with walk-in shower.

Shower Room/Toilet: Off the hall an enclosed downstairs shower room with a toilet and wash hand basin.

First Floor

First Floor

Rear Lounge: At the top of the stairs is a very bright living area with ceiling high windows capturing the spectacular views of the medieval walls and spire of the Heritage Centre by day or night. Doors lead on to a magnificent upper night lit patio-garden. At the other side of the lounge a door leads to a hall way incorporating bedroom, bathroom area.

Front Lounge: A beautiful lounge with marble fire place and coal-effect fire. A leather three piece suite makes this the perfect spot to watch television or to admire the breathtaking views of the summit of Slieve Foy. A door leads to the upper side terrace.

Hallway: Annexed to the rear lounge is a spacious hallway, incorporating ample built-in storage space, bedroom and family bathroom.

Family Bathroom: A fully tiled bathroom including a large walk-in shower. Lovely fluffy towels are provided for that extra comfort.

Second Bedroom: On the first floor, a bright cosy bedroom with a double and single bed, fitted wardrobes, with views of the front courtyard and the Cooley Mountains.

Third Bedroom: On the first floor, a bright bedroom with double and single bed, large fitted wardrobes and views of The Cooley Mountains and the courtyard.

Fourth Bedroom: Situated on the first floor, large windows make this a bright comfortable, cosy room, with a double and single bed, built-in wardrobes, with views of Tholsel Street, Mourne Mountains and harbour.

Shower room: Off the hallway is a separate shower and wash hand basin.



6 Person Hot Tub: This is located in the upper garden area, housed in a beautiful Canadian Cedarwood log cabin with views of the harbour but still maintaining privacy to help you relax in comfort and style.

Lower Patio Garden: A beautifully maintained private, spacious, night lit beer-garden with canopy and heaters set against the backdrop of The Tholsel and the medieval walls of Carlingford. Stone steps lead to the upper patio-garden.

Upper Patio Garden: Another spacious, private well maintained patio-garden leading onto the side terrace. Enjoy the exclusive views over the roof tops of Carlingford Village, the Cooley Mountains and Carlingford Lough. Both patio gardens are tastefully lit so can be enjoyed by day or by night.

Side Terrace: On the upper level, nestled between the house and medieval walls, with stone steps leading into the front courtyard and upper patio garden.

Front Court Yard: A gated front courtyard, with room for two cars. Stone built storage sheds are under the steps leading to the side terrace, just perfect for the outdoor activity gear.

Arrival/departure times: 16:00 hrs on day of arrival and 11:00 hrs on day of departure.

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