is said that the view from Poplar Hill takes in 5 counties
and indeed the vista is breathtaking; from Cavehill to the
Glenshane pass, the expanse of Lough Neagh, the Lagan Valley,
all visible on clear and even not so clear days.
Ivy Cottage is ideally situated close
to the main transport corridors of the M1 and A1, whilst maintaing
the quiet approaches of typcial County Down country roads.
Belfast can be reached in 25 mins, Dublin in 2 hours by car.
rail both cities are accessible via the NIR station in nearby
Moria 10 minutes drive away.
Belfast International Airport and
Belfast City Airport are both a 30 minute drive making Ivy
Cottage an ideal location for commuting to Britain and Europe.
Leisure activities available close to Ivy
Cottagel include the magnificent 18 hole Golf course at Edenmore
which also has a state-of-the-art gymnasium in the clubhouse.
Horse riding and all sorts of other equestrian sports abound
in these hills, and leisure centres at Dromore and Lisburn
are easily reached.
All the watersport facilities of
Lough Neagh are about 20 minutes away by car as is the dry
ski slope at Criagavon.