River Valley Lodge

River Valley Near Ballyconnell, County Cavan (Ref. 911843)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • Eileen G
    October 2015
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    “Great Touring Center”
    We were here in the last week of July 2015. This is a great Centre for touring this part of the island. We used this as a base to see Belfast, Co. Down, Armagh, Tyrone, Sligo and bits of Donegal. The house is very well equipped. The design is great. The only negative would be the amount of light coming into the house. This is partly due to the conifers which do help with privacy. We would have turned on the light at the dining table during the day at meal times. You are told the water can be a ...


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

A beautiful and unique Scandanavian-style lodge on a quiet park close to the village of Ballyconnell, County Cavan.

This homely Ballyconnell cottage exudes character and charm, and has been decorated in a modern and inviting style, ideal for any family or group of friends.

Relax and unwind in the spacious living area of this Ballyconnell cottage, or spend some quiet time with a good book in the comfortable mezzanine area.

The ground floor accommodates the less mobile with a double bedroom including an en-suite shower room, meaning this cottage to be perfect for the whole family to enjoy a memorable self-catering holiday in this Ballyconnell cottage.

There is even a touch of luxury on offer here with the relaxing Jacuzzi bath; what better way to unwind after a long day exploring the local area?

The exterior of this Ballyconnell cottage allows kids to run off some energy, and if the weather turns, you can take to the wonderful balcony to enjoy the scent of the unspoilt air that comes as standard in this rural haven.

There are over 300 lakes in County Cavan so there’s no surprise the county is renowned as a fisherman’s paradise!

There are also plenty of other activities however with water sports, horse riding and golf all easily accessible.

The village of Ballyconnell is only 4 miles away with pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes.

Relaxing in front of a roaring open fire with traditional Irish music as your soundtrack is a wonderful experience.

This Ballyconnell cottage lies in an idyllic setting that will linger long in the memory and is a wonderful choice for your next Irish self-catering holiday.

Note: This property is close to Ref. 14318, together they sleep 12.


Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area (seats 5) with gas fire. Utility. Mezzanine sitting area (seats 5) leading to balcony.


  • Electric storage heaters with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games, CDs and DVDs
  • First €20 of electric inc. in rent, remainder charged by meter reading
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Front grassed garden area with furniture, front deck, balcony with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4.5 miles
  • Note: Garden area is not enclosed and canal approx 500m away, children to be supervised.

About the location


Belturbet 8 miles.

Situated near the Fermanagh Border and overlooked by Slieve Russell mountain is the picturesque town of Ballyconnell, County Cavan. Named after a Celtic ford and located on the Shannon-Erne waterway, the town is highly regarded for its coarse fishing - roach, bream, tench, perch, eels, hybrids and pike abound in the lakes, rivers and streams around the town. Traditional Irish music can often be enjoyed in the town’s many pubs, while a fine selection of restaurants offering cuisine from around the world can also be found. Lovers of outdoor pursuits are well catered for with watersports, cycling, walking, golfing, horseriding and much more available locally. Ballyconnell’s central location also makes the area a fantastic touring base for exploring Ireland.