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Swallows Nest

Aughnacliffe, County Longford (Ref. 976690)



Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 13 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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14 Customer Review(s)

  • Gavin

    “Great home great location plenty of space loved it .”

    Surrounding area and local pub was great.glenveiw bar excellent Brendan the owner what a character we will defo be back in swallows nest

    Surrounding area and local pub was great.glenveiw bar excellent Brendan the owner what a character we will defo be back in swallows nest

    - Gavin, July 2022


  • Five bedrooms: 4 x ground floor double, one with en-suite shower, WC and basin, 1 x family room with 1 double and 3 singles
  • Shower room with shower, WC and basin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and basin
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Oil-fired central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, American fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with basic channels, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 5 cars
  • Lawned garden to front side and rear of property
  • Paved patio area with garden furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Wheelchair access at rear of property
  • No Stag/Hen or similar parties
  • Please note: this property requires a good house keeping bond of €250 to be paid 5 days prior to arrival

The property

Aughnacliffe 3 miles.

Nestling in rolling countryside, outside the village of Aughnacliffe in County Longford, you'll find Swallows Nest.

This spacious, modern retreat has been lovingly decorated and furnished to provide quality and comfort throughout your stay.

Boasting 5 bedrooms, 4 doubles plus a large family room with 1 double and 3 singles, this is the perfect place for families and groups of friends to explore this idyllic location.

Enjoy brunch in the large kitchen/dining area before setting out on the days adventures.

Relax in the comfortable sitting room with open fire and plan the following days endeavours.

Outside the cottage, the rolling hills and green countryside offers a relaxing backdrop.

The stunning lake, Lough Gowna with its many picturesque inlets is a short drive away and boasts wonderful fishing and boating facilities.

Travel to the bustling county town of Carrick, on the mighty River Shannon and enjoy the many cafes and restaurants or take a trip up river and enjoy many inland waterways.

Longford town is 20 mins away and offers an ideal location to explore.

Take a day trip with the family to Florencecourt estate and The Marble Arch Caves which offers a fantastic underground adventure.

The Arigna Mining Experience is well worth a visit where you will experience the trials and tribulations of past generations.

Return to the Swallows Nest in the evenings, feeling relaxed and refreshed.

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About the location


Ballinamuck 6 miles; Granard 8.5 miles; Longford 13 miles.

Located midway between the towns of Longford and Cavan is the small, scenic village of Aughnacliffe in North County Longford. The village is regularly referred to as a fisherman’s paradise as there is an abundance of lakes on the doorstep, including the impressive Lough Gowna, perfect for pike, trout and bream fishing. Lough Gowna is also home to the island of Inchmore where the remains of a historic monastery lie. Aughnacliffe is literally translated to ‘Field of the stones’ and named after the two prehistoric portal tombs that are located here, the Aughnacliffe Dolmen and the Cleenrath Dolmen, dating back to roughly 3800BC. Aughnacliffe is also home to Leebeen Park, with a walkway along the lake shore, a children’s play area and outdoor exercise equipment. A wonderful base to discover this scenic region.