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Overview of Four Bedroomed Cottage in a Landscaped Courtyard in the Heart of Ireland's Ancient East Region

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4 bedrooms, Internet, bed sheets
4 bedrooms, Internet, bed sheets
Fireplace, DVD player, books, stereo

Four Bedroomed Cottage in a Landscaped Courtyard in the Heart of Ireland's Ancient East Region

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Gym
  • Barbecue grill
  • Fireplace

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

    Popular LocationRoyal Tara Golf Club5 min drive
    Popular LocationHill of Tara6 min drive
    Popular LocationAbbey of St. Mary9 min drive
    AirportDublin (DUB)34 min drive

Space details

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 8
1350 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bedroom 2
    2 twin/single beds
Bedroom 3
    2 twin/single beds
Bedroom 4
    1 king bed
Bathroom 1
    Bathtub/shower combo
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 3
    No shower or bathtub

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Four Bedroomed Cottage in a Landscaped Courtyard in the Heart of Ireland's Ancient East Region

Family-friendly cottage in Lismullin with fitness center
Decoy Country Cottages is located in The Boyne Valley which is in the heart of the Ireland's Ancient East region. It makes an ideal base for exploring the history of Ireland from megalithic times right through to the modern Ireland of today.

We are 30 mins from Dublin and Dublin airport so this makes us an ideal base whether you are just getting away from it all, on an activity break or having a group or family gathering. We are close to all the popular sites:

Dublin and Airport - 30 minutes and Dublin port 45 minutes
Tayto Park - 15 minutes
The Hill of Tara - 5 minutes
Newgrange - 15 minutes
Navan - 5 minutes
Slane Castle and Distillery - 20 minutes
Trim Castle - 20 minutes
Battle of The Boyne Site - 20 minutes
Beach - 25 minutes
National Aquatic Centre - 20 minutes
Golf - Royal Tara - 5 minutes

We have 8 cottages and can sleep a total of 41 people. Our smallest cottage - The Tack Room sleeps 2 while the largest - The Barn - sleeps 8. We also have cottages that sleep 4,5 6 and 7 people.

Our facilities are second to none - we have tried to think of everything you would need while on holiday and can provide any baby equipment you need. We even have bikes you can use during your stay.

The facilities include:

Kids Playground
Adult and children bikes and bike rack for car available to use, helmets, lights and locks provided
Indoor Play Area
Pool Table
Air Hockey
Free WiFi
E Charging point for electric vehicles
Landscaped Gardens
Secure Private parking
No Extra Charges
Exclusive venue hire available with a meeting room for group gatherings and family celebration
Catering can be arranged

We also provide the following services:

Complimentary welcome basket
Manager on site to assist
Secure parking
Daily/Weekly cleaning service*
Hamper of fresh food on arrival*
Massage and Beauty treatments*
Supper served in your cottage*
Breakfast basket delivered to your door*
Catering service*
Champagne/Flowers/Hand made Chocolates*

* Available on request at an extra charge
Should you be arriving late, what could be nicer than having a hot meal ready for you. If you require this service this can be arranged.
Guest accommodations at this cottage offer fireplaces and DVD players. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided on request.
Recreational amenities at the cottage include a fitness center.

Property manager

Paula Irwin

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of European Holiday Home Association (EHHA - Europe)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Massages


  • Internet access

Family friendly

  • Highchair

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • Pool or billiards table
  • Arcade/game room
  • DVD player
  • Books
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue grill


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (on request)

Things to do

  • Fitness center


  • Sleeps 8
  • Unit size: 1350 sq ft (125 sq m)



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited

Property is also known as


About this area


This cottage is located in Lismullin. Hill of Tara and Abbey of St. Mary are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Tayto Park and Rathbeggan Lakes. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Pairc Tailteann or Navan Racecourse.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Tara Golf Club - 5 min drive
  • Hill of Tara - 6 min drive
  • Abbey of St. Mary - 9 min drive
  • Dunsany Castle - 12 min drive
  • Killeen Castle Golf Course - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Black Bull M3 Parkway Station - 16 min drive
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 32 min drive


  • Maguires of Tara — 6 min drive
  • Gaylord's Indian spices — 9 min drive
  • Crave — 9 min drive
  • The Royal Meath — 9 min drive
  • Earls Kitchen — 9 min drive

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5/5 Excellent

Very comfortable and pleasant-great location
Easy reservation process - great communication- excellent accommodations

5/5 Excellent

The property was gorgeous! Tucked away and relaxing. Would absolutely go back.
This property is remote, but gorgeous! There was farm fresh eggs and fresh locally made brown bread waiting for us upon arrival. There were so many special touches it was fantastic.