Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Sleeps 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1 Pets Yes View on map The property Castledaly 1 mile. Situated in the heart of rich Irish countryside, near the small village of Castledaly in County Westmeath, is this traditional detached cottage. Homely and comfortable throughout, this lovely cottage makes the perfect retreat for couples wishing to explore all that this glorious region has to offer. As you step through the low original door, you will find a welcoming kitchen and dining area where you can enjoy romantic meals together. Leading off the kitchen is a spacious double bedroom and a cosy sitting room, and to the front of the cottage is a well-maintained lawned garden where you can relax and soak up the sounds of the birds. The village of Castledaly lies just a short drive from the main motorway, that sprawls from one side of the country to the other, making this a superb touring base with many popular destinations and attractions within reasonable reach. Spend a day in the bustling town of Athlone, home to an excellent selection of shops, pubs and eateries, not to mention Athlone Castle and the impressive Luan Gallery, which houses both national and international art displays. The famous monastic site, on the banks of the River Shannon, at Clonmacnoise is only a 20-minute drive away, where you can step back in time and admire the monastery ruins, including cathedral ruins, eight churches, two round towers and three high crosses! Why not visit the Kilbeggan Distillery and sample some local tipple, spend a day cruising the River Shannon or even sample some local seafood in the city of Galway. Whatever the weather, you will be sure to have a superb stay at this charming cottage. Features Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio Accommodation All ground floor. One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room. Amenities Oil central heating Solid fuel range, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books and DVDs Fuel and power inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Ample off road parking Front lawned garden One well-behaved pet welcome Sorry, no smoking Shop and pub 1 mile Calculate your drive time Submit About the location CASTLEDALY, COUNTY WESTMEATH Athlone 12 miles. The small rural village of Castledaly is situated in the heart of Ireland in County Westmeath, half way between the east and west coastlines, making it a superb base for touring and discovering the country. Surrounded by rich farmlands and sprawling green fields, there are endless country roads and lanes to spend time wandering along, either on foot or bike. Close to the borders of Roscommon and Offaly, there are many attractions within easy reach, including the distillery at Kibeggan, Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and the famous Clonmacnoise site dating back to the 6th century, home to an impressive group of round towers, high crosses and cathedral ruins. Why not take a boat trip and cruise along the River Shannon, or discover your love for oysters in the city of Galway just over an hour’s drive away! A lovely base for your Irish break.