An Bothán Beag - Cosy country 1 bed guest house


Entire guesthouse hosted by Stiofán

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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Great location
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A cosy country getaway in an area of outstanding natural beauty 15 minutes from the Irish sea in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains. It is adjacent to the owner’s house and can sleep two comfortably with a double bed, en-suite shower/toilet & galley kitchen. It has a wood burning fire, patio, BBQ, fire pit and plenty of good burning wood and access to a large garden. There is also a wee hot tub that is open to the elements. (Sorry, but no fake tan in the hot tub 😬)

The space
A two acre site with main house, guest house, a ruined stone barn, 200 year old roofless cottage, a wee orchard of apple, plum, pear and cherry, vegetable garden, pollytunnel surrounded by mature oak, beech and ash.

What this place offers

Garden view
Free driveway parking on premises
Private hot tub
40" HDTV with Netflix, standard cable
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Fully fenced
Indoor fireplace: wood-burning
Luggage dropoff allowed

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 33 reviews


Where you’ll be

Ballyward, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

A quiet rural area, on a secluded boirín, a pub called 'The Dolly's Brae Inn' sits on a wee hill a 5 minute walk away and is open Thursday to Sunday. Castlewellan town is 5 min drive, Newcastle is 10 mins away.

Hosted by Stiofán

  1. Joined in April 2019
  • 33 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost


  • Patricia

During your stay

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Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy