An Maide Ban

Maudabawn near Cootehill, County Cavan (Ref. 24897)


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room

The property

This stunning, detached cottage is in the small hamlet of Maudabawn, a little over four miles from Cootehill in County Cavan. This lovely cottage offers homely accommodation with stone walls and a traditional thatched roof. With spacious rooms and a fantastic location, this cottage is ideal for friends or families to escape to the peace and quiet of the rural Irish countryside. Inside, you will find three large family bedrooms which offer flexible sleeping arrangements with a variety of double and single beds. There is also a kitchen with a breakfast area and a dining room with space for the whole group to enjoy a meal. The dining room doubles as a games room with a pool table and football table, perfect for rainy days, with a lovely multi-fuel stove to curl up in front of in the sitting area. Completing the accommodation is a second sitting room with a gas fire where you can all gather together for an evening glass of wine and plan the next day’s adventures. Outside, parents can take a seat in the large garden to relax while watching the children play safely. The nearby hamlet of Maudabawn is set on the Maudabawn River and provides nightly entertainment at the pub and has a well-stocked village shop. Less than five miles away is the nearest village, Cootehill, home to shops, pubs and restaurants. This part of Ireland is an angler’s paradise and hosts a number of lakes and rivers for you to fish including Killyrue Lough, Lough Tacker and Lough Sillian. You can put your walking boots on and venture out on one of the many walks nearby, take the bike out, or go for a leisurely drive to discover the nearby scenery. A little further afield you can discover The Cavan Burren Park, Cavan Canoe Centre or Killinkere Pet Farm. This lovely cottage is the perfect choice for a peaceful break!



Ground floor

  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 4)
  • Utility
  • Open plan dining & games room with dining area (seats 8) & sitting area (seats 4) with multi-fuel stove
  • Sitting room (seats 8) with gas fire
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Basin & WC

First floor

  • One family bedroom with one double and two singles
  • One family bedroom with one double and three singles
  • One family bedroom with one double and one single
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC


  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor, gas fire & multi-fuel stove
  • Range with gas oven and hob
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV with Saorview
  • DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for stove included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Shop & pub 2 mins walk


  • Max. 8 people

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of €140.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas

Note: Max 6 adults.

About the location


Dundalk 32 miles; Belfast 72 miles; Dublin 75 miles.

Driving times:

  • Belfast Airport – 82 miles; 1 hr 48 mins
  • Belfast ferry – 86 miles; 1 hr 50 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 2 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Cootehill, 4.5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Cohaw Court Tomb - Five chambered tomb standing in a rectangular cairn
  • Lough Tacker and Lough Sillan - Great fishing opportunities

Day trip:

  • Dublin - Plenty to see and do with attractions that will suit all tastes
  • Carlingford Lough - Enjoy a day sailing on the spectacular waters