Kate's Cottage

Taughnamore, County Roscommon (Ref. 16325)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

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

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The property

This pretty, detached bungalow is positioned in the quiet countryside of Taughnamore, County Roscommon, five miles from the attractive town of Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim. This well-maintained cottage offers two cosy bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen with dining area, and a cosy sitting room, allowing a small family or group of friends everything they need for a great Roscommon getaway. This area of Ireland is a fisherman's paradise with many lakes and the prominent River Shannon just a short drive away; plus to make your fishing getaway complete, why not let the owner of arrange a boat for you at an additional cost? The rustic brick-bricked fireplace is sure to provide a warming, homely atmosphere; admire the dancing flames while you discuss your plans and the little ones and sweet-toothed alike will delight in the simple, fireside pleasure of the toasting of marshmallows. This cottage has a rear patio, which provides the perfect place to enjoy a sunny afternoon, from where you can toast your glory after a morning spent fishing by returning with a proud catch. Though rural, you won't be completely isolated here as within a ten minute drive you will find all the shops and pubs of Carrick-on-Shannon, where you have the chance to enjoy the fascinating local history with a guided tour of the town's landmarks, and a chance to discover the majestic ruins of Carrick Castle. This cottage is the perfect base to explore the beauty of Ireland's emerald green countryside, as the counties of Sligo, Roscommon and Leitrim are all within easy access, and are hosts to glorious lakes and mountains that wait patiently for your discovery. Whether you're after a fishing holiday, or just in need of some country air, book this charming cottage and let it be your perfect base in Taughnamore. Note: This cottage is approx. 650 yards from Ref. 4618, together they sleep 10.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One family room with 1 double & 1 single bed
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area & open fire

General

  • Oil central heating, open fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Saorview, DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Fuel & power charged by meter reading
  • Starter pack for open fire included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear lawned garden with furniture & BBQ
  • Shop & pub in Taughnamore, 3 miles

Notes:

  • The owner can supply a boat on the River Shannon at a cost of €30 per day

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

CARRICK-ON-SHANNON, COUNTY LEITRIM

Sligo Town 32 miles; Dublin 97 miles.

Driving times:

  • Sligo Airport - 40 miles; 1 hr
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry - 105 miles; 2 hrs 10 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; Taughnamore, 3 miles
  • Nearest pub; Taughnamore, 3 miles
  • Nearest town; Carrick-on-Shannon, 5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Angling - With 41 lakes within a 6 mile radius of Carrick-on-Shannon, this area is considered an angler's paradise
  • Carrick Castle - See the remains of this historic building
  • Carrowkeel Temples - Dominating conical mounds known as motes

Day trip:

  • Donegal town - bustling town in County Donegal