Rockwood

Ballintogher near Sligo, County Sligo (Ref. 940533)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    2

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio

The property

This delightful stone-built cottage is in a quiet position two miles from Ballintogher in County Sligo. Providing a fantastic romantic retreat for couples with surrounding woodland the cottage is near Lough Gill and the Isle of Innisfree, made famous in the poetry of W.B Yeats. There is a comfortable double bedroom for a restful night’s sleep to prepare you for a busy day exploring the area and the rest of the accommodation is made up of the open plan living area. The living area includes a kitchen with everything you will need to cook meals for an evening in together, a dining area and a sitting area with a woodburning stove which adds to the cosy, relaxed atmosphere. The lawned garden is sheltered by the nearby trees which offers a chance to enjoy the tranquillity of this part of the country while you forget about the hustle and bustle of everyday life. If there are any golfing enthusiasts in your group then you can take advantage of the Castle Dargan resort which is only a few miles away before heading to Ballintogher to top up your supplies and visit the local pub. Lough Gill is a hive of activity with the opportunity to enjoy boat trips from Parkes Castle, woodland walks at Dooner Rock and Slish Wood, watersports such as stand up paddling and kayaking and fishing. Sligo is very nearby which is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way and could be the perfect place to begin a drive along this stunning route. It is also a fantastic spot to experience a true Irish welcome and live music. Attractions in the area include sandy beaches at Streedagh, Mullaghmore and Rosses Point, Glencar Waterfall, Yeats Grave at Drumcliffe, Voya Seaweed baths and Queen Maeves Trail which leads to the top of Knocknarea Mountain. This cottage has something to suit everyone and provides a great starting point for exploring the Emerald Isle.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • One double bedroom (accessed from one side only)
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with…
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast bar
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area with woodburning stove

General

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • TV with Saorview
  • Selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • No pets
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden with furniture
  • Shop and pub 2 miles

Notes:

  • Limited mobile signal
  • Adults only, no children allowed

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

Note: Adults only, no children allowed.

About the location

BALLINTOGHER, COUNTY SLIGO

Sligo 10 miles; Ballymote 13.5 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport – 33 miles; 43 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 135 miles; 2 hrs 56 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; Ballintogher, 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; Ballintogher, 2 miles
  • Nearest town; Sligo, 6.8 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Killarney National Park - Explore this beautiful part of Ireland and admire the mountains, lakes and waterfalls
  • Ring of Kerry - Walk or drive this beautiful route, through scenic landscapes and stunning backdrops
  • Macgillycuddy's Reeks - Ireland's highest mountain, part of County Kerry's rugged mountainous scenery
  • Rossbeigh Strand - Beautiful Blue Flag sandy beach stretching over 4 miles, renowned for safe swimming

Day trip:

  • Cork City - Explore this upbeat city, alive with shops and bars, with the chance of a whale watching boat trip from the harbour
  • Dingle Peninsula - Beautiful tip of Ireland with beaches, mountains and lovely scenery
  • Killorglin - This lovely town offers lots to see and do, and is well worth exploring
  • Valentia Island - Home to the Fogher Sea Cliffs, Glanleam House and the Skelligs