One of two lovely homes located on an elevated site overlooking beautiful countryside, a stroll from Ballinamuck village, 11 miles from Longford town. Tastefully furnished, with bright, spacious interiors. Larger groups can also book 10076. A fisherman’s paradise with Lough Gowna (7.5 miles) and surrounding lakes full of Bream, Pike, Tench, Roach and Rudd. Provided; a drying room, fridges for bait, boats for hire and free prebaiting. Also perfect for family getaways and relaxing in beautiful rural surroundings.
Shop. Pub. Restaurant 440 yards. Beach 55 miles. Lakeside 440 yards.
GF: lounge/kitchen/diner, double with ensuite shower room, twin with ensuite shower room.
Electricity and oil central heating included, linen and towels included, cot, high chair, TV, dvd player, CD, freezer, microwave, w/machine, babysitting on request, internet access, hairdryer, welcome pack, partially enclosed shared garden, private courtyard, garden furniture, swings, shared driveway, private off road parking. Pets welcome.
**For larger parties the attached property #10076 can also be booked.
There is free Wi-Fi for guests to use.
Ballinamuck village has two local pubs, that serve food and hold traditional Irish music sessions, there are also shops and a supermarket. Angling, walking, cycling and the natural and historical landscape are the main attractions here.
Owner specializes in catering for course anglers and is happy to provide help with all holidaymakers. There is a large garage for anglers to store their fishing tackle as well as a drying room and fridges for bait which are all available free of charge. Owner also has 2 lake boats free of charge (one of which is an 18 foot and the other which is a 12foot) as well as a pre baiting service free of charge. Owner is a keen angler and is only too willing to take anglers out fishing free of charge.
There are a number of woodland and bog walks around Co. Longford, such as Ballinamuck Walks or Edenmore Bog Walk; a 4.5km loop walk.
The Battle of Ballinamuck Battlefield centre: Ballinamuck is one of the definitive battle sites of the 1798 Irish Rebellion. An exhibition detailing some of the local history can be found in the 98 Hall in Ballinamuck Village.
Festivals in Longford:
The Maria Edgeworth Literacy Festival – Edgeworthstown – Date to be confirmed.
St Patrick’s Day Festival – 17th March – Longford Town
The Granard Traditional Harp Festival – 8/9th April – Granard
Lakeland’s Vintage Club rally and Auto Jumble – 2nd May – Ballymahon.
Ballinalee Connemara Pony Show – Second Sunday in June – Ballinalee.
RCAG Ballymahon Local Boat Rally – 4th July – Ballymahon
Lough Ree Environmental Summer school – 7-11th July – Lanesborough
Street Vintage Rally – 11th July- Street.
Grandard Agricultural Show – 17th July Granard.
Longford Agricultural show and country fair – 24th July Cloonkeen.
The Marque in Drumlish Festival – 20th -22nd Aug – Drumlish.
County Longford Ploughing Championships – 27th Mar- Killoe
Abbeyshrule Fly in and Family fun day – 15th Aug – Abbeyshrule Airfield.
Sean Og Set Dancing Festival- 18th – 21st Nov – Longford town.
Ballymahon Music Festival – Date to be confirmed.
Bord na Mona Water Festival – Lanesboro – Date to be confirmed.
Angling Competitions – Lanesboro – Date to be confirmed.
Lanesboro Traditional Horse Fair – Laneboro – Date to be confirmed.
Strokestown International Poetry Festival – Cloonagh – Date to be confirmed.
Classic Plants Festival – Newtownforbes – Date to be confirmed.
RCAG opening celebrations – 28th Aug – Keenagh
ISPCA National Annual Festival – 22nd aug- Keenagh
Failte Festival – 26-30thAug – Longford town.
Longford Marathon – 29th aug – Longford town.
National Hot Air Balloon Festival – 19th Sept – Ballymahon
Clondra Canal Festival – 1st-3rd Oct – Clondra.
Aishling Children’s Art Festival – 17th – 23rd Nov – Longford Town.
Halloween Festival and Parade – 31st Oct – Longford town.
The Goldsmith International Literary Festival – 4th-6th June- Venue to be confirmed.
Cycling 0 yards. Walking, Traditional Music .25 miles. Fishing .5 miles. Football Pitch 4 miles. Horse riding, Childrens Playground 5 miles. Theatre 8 miles. Golf 9 miles. Swimming Pool, Leisure Club with gym, hot-tub, sauna, steam room, Cinema, Bowling 10 miles.