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Ring Fort Cottage

Ballinamuck, County Longford (Ref. 917999)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

One of two lovely holiday cottages, located on the outskirts of Ballinamuck, County Longford, close to the border with Leitrim.

Set amongst one acre of the owner’s very well-kept shared gardens, this comfortable cottage offers friends and families spacious and well-equipped, sociable accommodation with a large open plan living area offering a welcoming place to gather together, discuss your day over dinner and share plans for tomorrow’s adventures.

A handy cloakroom completes the ground floor, whilst on the first floor is a family shower room and three comfy bedrooms including an en-suite family room.

Outside, you can enjoy the late afternoon sunshine in the shared grounds, or set yourself up for the day with a sunny alfresco breakfast on the patio.

The owner is a keen angler, and with two boats at his disposal, is happy to take you out on a fishing trip to one of the many local lakes.

The village of Ballinamuck, and its range of amenities, is just a short walk from your charming country cottage.

Surrounded by attractive scenery dotted with tranquil lakes and low-lying hills, there are plentiful walks and cycling routes to discover practically from the door.

Ballinamuck Battle Heritage Centre tells the tale of this ancient village, before enjoying one of the historic walks around the battlefield.

Spend the day in Carrick-on-Shannon, a popular inland resort just over half an hour’s drive away, with its vibrant music and arts scene and busy marina where you’ll find excellent restaurants.

With plentiful activities and attractions to suit all ages within easy reach, including horse riding, golf, archery and a whole range of watersports to enjoy, this welcoming holiday promises a perfect base for an active getaway.

Whether you’re seeking a fishing, walking or touring holiday in this excellent county or simply fancy a break away from the bustle of daily life, this is a fantastic choice.

Note: This cottage is next to Ref 917758, together they sleep 11.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Saorview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Garage storage for bikes and outdoor equipment
  • Shared front patio with furniture plus shared rear lawned garden
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk

About the location

BALLINAMUCK, COUNTY LONGFORD

Aughnacliffe 6 miles; Newtownforbes 9.5 miles; Longford 12 miles; Cavan 16 miles; Carrick-on-Shannon 25.5 miles.

The historic village of Ballinamuck is situated in the north of County Longford, close to the borders of Leitrim and Cavan. Literally translated to ‘mouth of the ford of the pig’, Ballinamuck is a wonderful area to discover the mass of farmland, lakes, low lying hills and pristine boglands of North Longford. Ballinamuck was once the site of the Battle of Ballinamuck and there is a local heritage centre which houses an interesting exhibition of the events of the battle. The centre also offers guidance on local walks, which retrace the steps of those who fought during the battle. Fishing, cycling and walking are very popular in this region, with endless miles of unspoilt countryside to discover and explore. The local pub is an old thatch pub with another large pub where you can have a nice evening meal also. The village has a large play area for kids and a basketball court also. Just a short drive away is the vibrant town of Longford and the impressive St Mel’s Cathedral, offering a superbly central base for touring the heart of the country, with Dublin, Galway, Sligo, Enniskillen and Mayo, at most, two hours away!

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