Nora's Cottage

Riverstown, County Sligo (Ref. 929568)

  • Nora's Cottage - (Ref. 929568)

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Ms Carey

    “We had a great stay at Nora's ...”

    We had a great stay at Nora's Cottage. David was there to meet us and was wonderfully informative about the local area. The cottage was lovely - warm and comfortable, with everything you need, and a really good selection of basics in the cupboard to get you started. The area is very interesting - check out the amazing megalithic tombs at Carrowkeel and the caves of Keash, both a short distance away to the south, and beautiful Lough Gill a short drive to the north. Thanks for an excellent week, ...

    We had a great stay at Nora's Cottage. David was there to meet us and was wonderfully informative about the local area. The cottage was lovely - warm and comfortable, with everything you need, and a really good selection of basics in the cupboard to get you started. The area is very interesting - check out the amazing megalithic tombs at Carrowkeel and the caves of Keash, both a short distance away to the south, and beautiful Lough Gill a short drive to the north. Thanks for an excellent week, David!

Features

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

The property

Riverstown 2 miles.

This cosy detached cottage lies just a few miles from the rural village of Riverstown yet only 20 minutes' drive from Sligo itself, in the eastern part of County Sligo, famously known as Yeats County.

This delightful cottage has been finished to a high standard throughout, and offers comfort and quality for guests wishing to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and discover this scenic part of Ireland.

The cottage boasts three well-presented bedrooms where you can get a peaceful night’s sleep, and a stylish fitted kitchen with dining area where you can wine and dine with your loved ones.

After a long day trekking up to the ancient passage tombs at Carrowkeel or exploring the Caves of Keash, you can retire to the inviting sitting room and soothe your aching bones by the fire.

Less than an hour from Knock International Airport, the village of Riverstown lies on the banks of the Unshin River and provides excellent fishing opportunities for both amateur and experienced anglers.

The village boasts a selection of shops and pubs and the famous Sligo Folk Park, where you can step back in time.

Nearby Ballygawley offers a shop and two good pubs plus a hotel with spa and a golf course.

The county is bursting with plenty of attractions for all ages, including the sandy beaches of Enniscrone, Rosses Point and Strandhill, home to some of the counties finest surfing spots.

Why not take a lakeside stroll at Lough Key Forest and Activity Park or try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding on Lough Gill?

For a slice of history, Sligo Abbey, Drumcliffe Round Tower and the Irish Famine Museum at Strokestown House are well worth a visit.

A twenty minute drive takes you to Sligo, home to cuisine, culture and heritage and located on Ireland’s stunning Wild Atlantic Way.

Further afield, visitors can enjoy boat trips along the River Shannon and the breathtaking beauty of County Donegal.

A superb base for your North West Ireland adventure.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room (seats 4) with open fire. Utility.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Private front patio with furniture
  • Rear lawned garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles.

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About the location

RIVERSTOWN, COUNTY SLIGO

Lough Key Forest Park 7 miles; Ballymote 8 miles; Dublin 119 miles.

The village of Riverstown lies at a bridging point of the River Unshin, in west Ireland, and is home to the famous Sligo Folk Park. Here, you can turn back time and experience true rural, Irish heritage, with the help of their very own farmyard, and within easy driving distance is the Castle Dargan Golf and Spa Resort. A 25 minute drive will take you to Strandhill beach, ideal for surfing, or Lough Key Forest Park and its wildlife, historic buildings and evocative islands; discover the Tree Canopy Walk and get a bird's eye view of the park, spot wildlife including fallow deer, foxes, hares and red squirrels, or explore the Boda Borg, an intriguing game with 47 rooms of fun-filled activities, imaginative puzzles and enjoyable tasks, ideal for all ages. A little further afield lies Ballymote with course fishing and its historic castle, and within touring distance is Dublin. Visit Dublin Castle, the Guinness Storehouse and Gravity Bar, the highest bar in Ireland, or discover the traditional Kilmainham Gaol. A lovely location, perfect for discovering this part of Ireland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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