Gardener's Cottage

Temple House near Ballymote, County Sligo (Ref. 9743)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


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

The property

Ballymote 4 miles. A welcoming detached cottage set on a 1,000-acre estate surrounded by beautiful parkland, close to the market town of Ballymote in County Sligo.

This County Sligo cottage, which was used as a soup kitchen during the 1800s, is extremely comfortable, offering a traditional woodburning stove in the sitting room.

The large fitted kitchen with dining area at this County Sligo cottage provides everything you need to enjoy home cooking and the four bedrooms allow for flexible accommodation.

During your stay at this County Sligo cottage you will be able to enjoy the estate, which offers on-site boating on the lake, coarse fishing, birdwatching, a ruined Knights Templar castle and miles of walking opportunities.

With a flock of 1600 sheep on the estate, this County Sligo cottage enables you and your party to experience rural Ireland first hand.

Your visit to this County Sligo cottage won't be complete without visiting the Georgian mansion, situated within the estate and home to the Perceval family since 1665.

Leave your County Sligo cottage behind and explore the surrounding area, where you will find beautiful beaches, archaeological sites, horse riding, trout fishing and four championship golf courses.

This County Sligo cottage is perfect for exploring County Sligo, Mayo, Leitrim and south Donegal.


Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear lawned garden
  • Shared use of estate grounds
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles.

About the location


Sligo 16 miles.

The market town of Ballymote in County Sligo translates as ‘Town on the Moat’ and is home to the Ballymote Castle, which dates from 1300. The town also offers shops, pubs and restaurants, a park and railway station. The county town of Sligo is within driving distance and is well worth a visit. Sligo boasts historic monuments and buildings and a number of shops, pubs and restaurants. County Sligo has lovely beaches, golf and fishing, making it an ideal base for an Irish holiday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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