Kate's Cottage

Taughnamore, County Roscommon (Ref. 16325)

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Cottage features

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

    5

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Carrick-on-Shannon 5 miles. Set in a peaceful, rural location in Taughnamore, County Roscommon, just 5 miles from the pretty town of Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim, is this charming, detached bungalow. Set across one floor, this delightful Carrick-on-Shannon cottage is a haven for anglers, with the River Shannon just a short distance away and a selection of fishing lakes available locally; boat hire can also be arranged with the owner for an additional cost. Offering basic but comfortable accommodation with two cosy bedrooms, this Carrick-on-Shannon cottage is not just for fishermen - those wishing to get away from it all will love relaxing on the sunny rear patio, while the shops and pubs of the town are less than ten minutes' drive away. Take a stroll along the marina and watch the boats drift in, or enjoy the beautiful countryside walks nearby. This Carrick-on-Shannon cottage benefits from a well-equipped kitchen and traditional-style sitting room with open fire, so set a flame to logs in the hearth and kick back with a good book while the sound of the crackling kindling eases your cares away. Note: This cottage is approx. 650 yards from Ref. 4618, together they sleep 10.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double & 1 single. Shower room with shower, basin & WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area & open fire.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio. Fuel & power from meter reading at end of stay. Starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Large lawned rear garden with country views, furniture & BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops & pubs 3 miles. Note: The owner can supply a boat on the River Shannon at a cost of €30 per day.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

CARRICK-ON-SHANNON, COUNTY LEITRIM

Sligo Town 32 miles; Dublin 97 miles.

Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland's loveliest riverside town, is the county town of Leitrim, and is nestled on the most scenic stretch of the River Shannon. Internationally regarded as an angler's paradise, Carrick has hosted many national and international fishing competitions, and within a 6 mile radius, there are no less than 41 fishing lakes to enjoy. Take a walking tour of Carrick's history, enjoying a guide to the landmarks of the town, see the plaque dedicated to the famous English novelist Anthony Trollope, or visit the remains of Carrick Castle. The lands around the county borders of Sligo, Roscommon and Leitrim are amongst the most fascinating in Ireland with beautiful lakes and surrounded by the mountains containing the Carrowkeel temples to the south west and the tall mountains to the north west. Between these ranges are the plains of Leitrim and the dominating conical mounds known as motes or raths. These are, by legend, inhabited by the Daoine Maithe, the 'Good People'. The larger mound is celebrated in the popular poems and songs of Ireland under the name of Sigh Mor (Sheemore), and today it is lit up at night by a crucifix on its peak. With so much history to discover, Carrick's annual Water Music Festival to enjoy, and County Donegal, Londonderry and Dublin within touring distance, this is a great location for an Irish getaway.