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Doon Cottage

Strokestown, County Roscommon (Ref. 916793)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

The property

Strokestown 1.3 miles.

A welcoming stone-built detached cottage located just over a mile from the town of Strokestown in County Roscommon.

This traditional cottage boasts a stable door and white washed stone walls throughout, as well as an exposed stone fireplace, which houses a woodburning stove, therefore making it an ideal base for family and friends who want to get together and enjoy each other’s company.

All on the ground floor with the exception of a reading area, this cottage has two good sized bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen and a sitting room with dining area, where you can warm yourself up in front of the woodburning stove after a day exploring this part of the Emerald Isle.

The large garden stretches around three sides of this holiday home is perfect for relaxing in at the end of a busy day.

The heritage town of Strokestown is just down the road, where you will find shops and pubs, as well as Strokestown Park, which is home to the Irish National Famine Museum, the Strokestown Park House and six acres of walled gardens, which has many exotic plants from around the world.

There are plenty of attractions on offer in the area from lakes and rivers, which are a haven for fishermen, pleasure boaters and watersports enthusiasts alike, to stately houses and underground mine tours.

A delightful cottage in a convenient location for exploring all that County Roscommon has to offer.


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


Mostly ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room (seats 3) with dining area (seats 4) and woodburning stove. First floor mezzanine reading area.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Free-to-air channels, radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent from April to October inclusive, €20 supplement required November to March inclusive, payable directly to owner
  • Starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: Cottage next to a main road, therefore some noise can be heard
  • Note: Reading area accessed via steep, open tread alternating stairs, and is open at one end, therefore the cottage is unsuitable for children; the elderly and those with limited mobility
  • Note: The tap water in this area is not suitable for drinking, therefore please bring own bottled water.

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About the location


Longford 14 miles; Carrick-On-Shannon 15 miles; Boyle 19 miles; Knock Airport 37 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.

Note: This cottage is not suitable for children, the elderly and those with limited mobility.

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