Turton House

Gorteen, County Sligo (Ref. 918746)

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  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This end-terrace cottage is in the centre of the lovely village of Gorteen in County Sligo. Situated just a few miles from the borders of Counties Roscommon and Mayo, this is the perfect base to discover the beautiful west of Ireland. On the ground floor of this comfortable cottage is a modern kitchen and a spacious sitting room with dining area and woodburner, where you can relax after enjoying a delicious meal. Take the stairs up to three bedrooms, together with a bathroom with bath and a separate shower. Whilst the children enjoy playing on the rear lawned garden, relax with a refreshing drink and plan the next day’s activities, or even dine alfresco. Meet the friendly locals in the pubs in Gorteen, from where you can enjoy regular music sessions. Within driving distance are the Lough Key Forest Activity Park, the Irish National Famine Museum and Strokestown Park, with its fabulous walled gardens. There are also superb cycling and walking trails through the beautiful countryside together with the opportunity to hire a boat and spend afternoons fishing. Visit Carrick-on-Shannon, the largest town in the County Leitrim, where you will find many activities, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Don’t miss out on the daily cruising excursions which are also available. The coastal seaport of Sligo is also within an hour’s drive offering activities ranging from cycling to surfing. This cosy cottage is in the perfect location to explore this wonderful part of Ireland.

Facilities

Inside:

Ground floor

  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area (seats 4) & woodburner

First floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • One single bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin & WC

General

  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven & hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Freeview, DVD
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books, games & DVDs
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • No smoking

Outside:

  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Shop & pub in Gorteen 5 mins walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

GORTEEN, COUNTY SLIGO

Carrick-on-Shannon 19 miles; Knock Airport 22.3 miles; Sligo 22.5 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport – 22 miles; 30 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry – 125 miles; 2 hrs 30 mins

Area:

  • Nearest shop; Goteen, 5 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; Gorteen, 5 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Ballaghaderreen, 8 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Sligo Folk Park - Turn back time and discover Ireland of old
  • Lough Key Forest Park - Wildlife, historic buildings and evocative islands
  • Fishing - There are many Loughs’ in the area to test your skills

Day trip:

  • Carrick-on-Shannon – This bustling town has everything you need to keep busy, shops, pubs and restaurants, a leisure centre, and even a theatre!
  • Ballycroy National Park – Situated in North West Mayo, this is Ireland’s newest National Park
  • Galway City - Lively city with great restaurants and bars