Green Fort Cottage

Templeboy near Dromore West, County Sligo (Ref. 28296)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mr Stephens
    November 2016
    “We had a great stay at green fort - ...”
    We had a great stay at green fort - best surprise was that we were warm despite the subzero temperatures. Margaret(owner) was helpful and reacted quickly when we discovered the DVD player remote was unusable. It was nice to find that there were dishwasher tabs, salt and pepper etc. Freshly baked bread and butter was a great touch. We came for surf , and though it was a poor week from that point of view we had a good time, and made the most if the great location. The Aughris Head is further than ...


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

The property

Dromore West 4 miles.

A traditional, detached cottage with private access to a sandy beach, situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, in the townland of Templeboy, four miles from the village of Dromore West in the glorious county of Sligo.

Surrounded by rolling countryside and farmland and buffered by rounded hilltops and the roaring Atlantic, this Dromore West cottage is a tranquil haven, perfect for families and friends looking for a relaxing coastal holiday.

With three bedrooms providing flexible sleeping arrangements, this single-storey cottage near Dromore West exudes a wonderful homely feel as soon as you walk through the door with quaint touches dotted throughout.

The cosy sitting room is complemented by a delightful multi-fuel stove ready to soothe aching bones after a long walk.

Head outside, stopping only to admire the view across to the characteristic peak of Knocknarea and take a short stroll along a private path to a truly spectacular beach.

Ideal for late evening walks or even a spot of surfing, this idyllic spot is guaranteed to delight guests of all ages.

Situated half way between Sligo and Ballina, the village of Dromore West has three friendly pubs where you can quench your thirst after a day of sightseeing, plus there is a traditional thatched pub overlooking a beautiful sandy beach just two miles away from this Sligo cottage.

The county of Sligo is famed for its sandy beaches and stunning landscapes, with the stretch of beach at Strandhill making a perfect afternoon walk followed by a spot of lunch overlooking the crashing waves, and perhaps if you are feeling brave, a seaweed bath!

For any golfing enthusiasts, the courses at Strandhill and Rosses Point overlook the majestic Atlantic, plus the town of Sligo has numerous welcoming pubs, charming cafes and restaurants.

Also make sure you take a trip to Drumcliff, the resting place of W.B.

Yeats, one of Sligo’s greatest poets.

Whatever the weather and whatever your appetite, there is something for everyone here at this Dromore West cottage.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x family rooms with 1 double and 1 single (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 6). Utility. Sitting room (seats 5) with multi-fuel stove.


  • Oil central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, DVD, selection of books and games
  • Oil charged by meter reading at end of stay (first €20 inc. in rent)
  • Electricity by coin meter
  • Starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 1.5 miles
  • Beach 3 mins walk via private access.

About the location


Easky 5 miles; Enniscrone 13 miles; Ballina 15.5 miles.

The village of Dromore West in County Sligo is situated half way between Sligo City and Ballina town, and is home to 3 pubs, a Post Office, butcher, supermarket and a pharmacy. One of Sligo's many wonderful museums is located in Dromore West; Culkin's Emigration Museum sits on the site of Daniel Culkin's original Shipping and Emigration Agency, but today, features a host of fascinating artefacts, and also the Agency itself, which is housed inside the museum. The seaside village of Easky lies just up the coast from Dromore West and is a well-known surfing resort, while the long sandy beach at Enniscrone is great for family fun. A great year-round location.