Ard Eoghain

Ashbrook near Strokestown, County Roscommon (Ref. 912644)

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Cottage features

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

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This delightful, detached cottage is situated in a superb, elevated position in Ashbrook, a short drive from Strokestown, County Roscommon. This cottage near Strokestown has been tastefully decorated to offer a charming, comfortable holiday retreat for families or friends wishing to explore this wonderful part of Ireland. This County Roscommon cottage boasts three spacious double bedrooms, one of which is located on the ground floor with a walk-in wardrobe and its own handy en-suite shower room. Cook up a storm of delicious meals in the well-equipped kitchen before sitting down together in the family dining room. The dining room with its additional comfy seating area boasts stunning panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Escape to the cosy sitting room with a good book and toast your toes by the roaring open fire. From the dining room, French doors lead out to a front decked area overlooking the rolling Roscommon hills and fields. Enjoy alfresco dining with a glass of wine as you soak up the summer sunshine and marvel at the glorious vistas, stretching as far as the eye can see! The heritage town of Strokestown is home to a charming selection of shops and pubs showcasing traditional Irish music and the second widest streets in Ireland. Explore the marvellous horticultural design and architecture of the walled garden at Strokestown Park House or take a step back in time at the National Famine Museum. Take a boat trip along the Shannon River at Carrick-On Shannon or practice your swing at Strokestown Golf Club. With many lakes nearby and with both the Shannon and the Royal Canal Walk less than 10 miles away, this area is also popular with anglers and boating enthusiasts and offers scenic routes for walking and cycling. Strokestown is also home to the County Roscommon Heritage and Genealogy Centre where visitors with Roscommon roots can trace their ancestors. Come and discover this beautiful area of the Emerald Isle from the comfort of this charming Ashbrook cottage.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double. Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area (seats 2). Utility. Dining room with sitting area. Sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs (one with Saorview), DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent, additional fuel available to purchase from owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Front enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture, rear enclosed lawned garden. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Electric fence at rear of property, children to be supervised. Note: Livestock in surrounding fields.

About the location

STROKESTOWN

Longford 14 miles; Carrick-On-Shannon 15 miles; Ballaghdareen 24 miles.

Situated in the eastern part of County Roscommon is the charming heritage town of Strokestown with its lovely selection of shops and pubs, the Strokestown Golf Club and the annual Agricultural Show. Strokestown has a plethora of attractions and activities for all ages and makes a wonderful base to explore this rich, rural part of Ireland. It is home to Strokestown Park House, an 18th century mansion with an exquisite six acre walled garden, which has been restored to its original majesty and has the longest herbaceous border in Ireland. A small but thriving town, Strokestown has been attracting visitors for many years. It also plays host to the Irish National Great Famine Museum where you can learn about the lives of those who suffered the Great Famine of 1845. Strokestown is a superb base for an Irish break, with plenty to explore and discover.