Knockmore Lodge

Ballyfarnon, County Roscommon (Ref. 17801)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    4

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Boyle 8 miles. A quality detached cottage, offering luxurious accommodation and spectacular views in a rural location, set opposite the owner's home, which is approx. 150 metres away, close to the village of Ballyfarnon, County Roscommon. This Ballyfarnon cottage sits on the border of Sligo and Roscommon, and has unique superb upside-down accommodation. The entrance at the rear of this cottage near Ballyfarnon reveals accommodation of luxury and class, with a spacious kitchen and dining area complete with breakfast bar and multi-fuel stove, as well as a wonderful sitting room that also boasts a warming multi-fuel stove and sumptuous far-reaching views. The three bedrooms in this Ballyfarnon cottage are of exquisite quality, with a ground floor double and a family room, and further double on the lower ground floor. All rooms have en-suite facilities meaning this Ballyfarnon cottage is suitable for any group looking to spend time together in this peaceful and tranquil location. The quaint village of Ballyfarnon is nearby and has a shop and pub, and the town of Boyle, famous for being the setting for the TV programme Moone Boy, is nearby and has a variety of amenities including quality restaurants and local taverns. Head for Carrick-on-Shannon and take a cruise on the expansive river before settling in for a pint of the black stuff and some traditional Irish music! Lough Key is also close by, with the forest park featuring activities for all ages! There are also numerous walks and fishing opportunities around Lough Key and Lough Allen. The town of Sligo is less than 45 minutes drive away and the coastline here is beautiful with beaches at Strandhill and Rosses Point with watersports and golf courses available as well. Climb the iconic Ben Bulben, Ireland’s Table Mountain and visit the grave of Sligo’s most famous advocate, W.B. Yeats. Like him, you won’t fail to be enchanted by this magical region. All this before returning to the comfort and style of your Ballyfarnon cottage, a superb choice at any time of year.

Accommodation

Over lower ground and ground floors. Three bedrooms with en-suite shower, basin and WC: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x lower ground floor double, 1 x lower ground floor family room with 2 doubles. Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar (seats 3), dining area (seats 6), comfy seating (seats 2) and multi-fuel stove. Utility. Sitting room (seats 6) with multi-fuel stove.

Amenities

Oil central heating with multi-fuel stoves. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent Apr to Sep inclusive, €25 fuel supplement Oct to Mar inclusive, payable direct to owner. Starter pack for stoves inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Ample off road parking. Courtyard garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 2.6 miles. Note: Max. 6 adults.

Note: Max. 6 adults.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

BOYLE, COUNTY SLIGO

Carrick-on-Shannon 10 miles; Ballymote 13 miles.

The small and lively town of Boyle sits on the border between County Roscommon and County Sligo. Steeped in history, Boyle has had a varied past and features a beautifully preserved 12th century abbey, as well as the grand King House, a restored Georgian mansion in the centre of the town. Lough Key lies just outside Boyle with a superb wooded adventure centre, as well as pretty footpaths around the lakes, which take in the ruins of Rockingham House. Nearby Carrick-on-Shannon, a lovely riverside town, is internationally regarded as an angler's paradise and offers no less than 41 fishing lakes within a 6 mile radius. With a wide variety of shops, pubs and restaurants in the town, this is an excellent choice for an Irish holiday.