This beautifully renovated stone cottage is in a quiet, peaceful setting 3 miles from Ballaghadereen and 14 miles from Charlestown. Tastefully furnished throughout with added perks, such as a “playstation 2” games console. It is ideal for fishing, being close to the Lung River (1 mile away) and Lough Gara (2 miles away) noted for its course fishing ( no license needed) open all year round. The Ballaghadereen Golf Course, which is a 9 hole Parkland golf course, is 4 miles away and the green fee’s for the day are EUR15.
Shop 3 miles. Pub 1 mile. Restaurant 3 miles. Beach 45 miles. Lakeside 3 miles.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, utility room, 2 doubles, twin, shower room.
Electricity and oil central heating included, wood burner with fuel supplied, linen and towels included, electric fire, high chair, travel cot, TV, satellite tv, dvd player, CD, fridge with small ice box, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, games console, internet access, hairdryer, electric blankets, welcome pack, partially enclosed garden, garden furniture, bbq, private off road parking. Pets welcome. ~ There is a Playstation 2 available for guests use.
~ Wifi available free of charge.
~ Golf in Ballaghdereen Golf Club is available 4 miles away and the green fee’s are EUR15 per day and this is a 9 hole golf course.
~ There is Electric blankets available on all beds.
~ Only one mile from the property there are way marked walks throughout the local bogland.
~ The rugged landscapes of Mayo/Roscommon/Sligo are a maze of spectacular walkways, peaceful hills and panoramic views of all Connaught. This is an important area for wild birds. The Lung River (1 mile away) is an anglers paradise with its rivers and lakes and probably offers the best Coarse Fishing waters in Ireland. It is excellent for bream, trout, roach, rudd, perch, tench, eel, pike and hybrids. The Lung Valley is a developed stretch of water with easy access, off the road safe parking, nature walks, slipways for boats, fishing stands etc. There is a disabled fishing stand on the Lung River and Lough Gara Lake for physically impaired anglers.
** Doctor Douglas Hyde interpretative Centre – Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon – 9km from Ballaghaderreen.
Douglas Hyde was the first President of Ireland and the co-founder of the Conradh Na Gaeilge. The interpretative, exhibition and information centre is dedicated to him and is house in the church, where his father was rector. The churchyard contains the remains of the late President – there is no cover charge.
** The Michael Coleman Irish Music Centre – Gurteen, Sligo approx 10km from Ballaghaderreen.
Michael Coleman was a world renowned fiddle player. He is said to be the most influential traditional musician of the twentieth century. The centre has an audio-visual display, music / gift shop, 150 seater theatre, traditional cottage, picnic area, tea/coffee. During the summer there are 3 traditional music shows weekly. Open Mon- Sat 10am – 5pm.
** Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
The park comprises of 65 acres of mixed woodland, open park land and a lake with a number of islands. Facilities include boat trips, woodland walks and trails, children’s play area,. Adventure kingdom and boda borg, tree top canopy walk, visitor centre and cafe. Various fees apply to the attraction also. Open all year round (winter 3 days).
** Knock Shrine – From Ballaghaderreen take the N5 to Charlestown, after 16km take the N17 to Galway, Knock is 14km from this junction.
** Local Interests:
– Edmondstown Demesne
– The Four Altars
– St. Nathys Cathedral
– Cashel of Coolavin
– St Attracta’s Well and Crucifixion Plague
– Moygara Castle
Walking – Hill, Fishing, Cycling 1 miles. Traditional Music, Childrens Playground 3 miles. Golf 4 miles. Cinema, Swimming Pool 20 miles.