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Belturbet, County Cavan (Ref. 1067506)


Hogans Irish Cottages rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Lynne

    “Good location fantastic house we wanted for nothing all you need in the kitchen and more than needed outside seating we highly recommend this property to larger parties we had 7 adults and 2 dogs and still had ample room inside and out had a great week's holiday at Drumlaney.”

    - Lynne, May 2024


  • Four bedrooms: 3 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • First-floor utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Sun room
  • Games room
  • Oil underfloor heating and woodburning stove
  • Oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x TVs, WiFi, table tennis
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking available
  • Private patio with barbecue and seating
  • Access to one acre grounds with a private lake for fishing
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.7 miles

The property

Tucked away in a remote corner of Ireland is this elegant, detached country cottage, set in the heart of County Cavan between the town of Cavan itself and Belturbet.

Drumlaney is the perfect base to spend a weekend of celebration for a family gathering, exploring the rural gems of the Cavan lakeland.

Set over two floors, this lavish dwelling welcomes you onto one acre of idyllic grounds and towards a large entrance, where your very own private patio awaits outside, a perfect spot to enjoy a spot of alfresco dining from the barbecue in this peaceful setting.

Stepping through the property, be charmed by the crisp interior, fitted with contemporary furnishings with a country-style twist, making your way into one of the reception rooms for a night of fun The ground floor benefits from plenty of space to fill your evenings, including a sociable space to gather with your loved ones in the sitting room, a homely space where you can snuggle in front of the woodburning stove during a family film night, or enjoy a moment of alone time in the glorious sun room, curling up with a good book and a glass of wine on a warm day.

Alternatively, the kids can be entertained in the games room, a fabulous little den which houses cool leather sofas, a TV and table tennis.

The designated chef will be enthralled by the spacious kitchen/diner, boasting fantastic amenities alongside sleek fixtures, as well as a stylish breakfast bar for casual meals and an intimate dining table for hosting special occasions.

Completing the ground floor is a handy cloakroom with a basin and WC, ideal for avoiding morning bathroom queues.

Continuing to impress are four inviting bedrooms on the first floor, comprising three gorgeous double bedrooms with their very own en-suite shower room, and a fourth double room served by a shared family bathroom, a relaxing spot to unwind and chill after a long day.

Resting behind is a utility room, benefiting from a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing facilities, perfect for longer stays.

If you can tear yourself away from the property, explore the surrounding grounds which span over one acre, letting your furry friends run free whilst you delight in an afternoon picnic on a summer's day, or crossing the road over to the expansive Drumlaney Lough for an afternoon of fishing among sparkling waters or even Annagh Lake for game angling.

Right beside the property is Castlesaunderson which is a park with lovely walks and an old castle to enjoy.

The village of Redhills is just a short journey away, providing a well-stocked local shop for all your essentials, as well as a welcoming country pub where you can enjoy a refreshing pint of ale alongside a spot of pub grub.

The cottage is only 4 miles from Belturbet, which is a lovely town on the Shannon-Erne Waterway where you can hire boats to enjoy the lovely surrounding areas.

The property is set in the hub of Cavan Lakeland, a special river system with access to over a hundred lakes in the cavern, explore the unique lakes around here, trying your luck at fishing, boating, or enjoying watersports all year round.

Venture over to the Marble Arch Caves for a marvelous day out, delighting in boat rides and underground cave tours resting at the foothills of Cuilcagh Mountain, or delve into a memorable guided tour at the Arigna Mining Experience.

Spend a day in one of the nearby villages such as Ballyconnell or Belturbet, home to a wider selection of shops, pubs, and restaurants, as well as opportunities for rural walking and cycling.

Take a trip to Lisnaskea to enjoy the discovery village and water park. Travel further afield to a plethora of outdoor attractions at The Cavan Burren Park, Cavan Canoe Centre or Killinkere Pet Farm, or take a day trip to Northern Ireland where you can fully immerse yourself in a day of Irish culture, bars and attractions.

Choose Drumlaney for your weekend of celebration with family and friends.

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About the location


Ballyconnell 8 miles.

The town of Belturbet is located in County Cavan, just one hour and forty minutes’ drive from Dublin, 10 miles from Cavan town, 8 miles from Ballyconnell and nestled halfway between Lough Oughter and Upper Lough Erne. Located on the banks of the River Erne, it has its own marina and is a haven for keen anglers or for those planning a boating holiday. Indeed, the town is considered by many to be one of the best fishing spots in Ireland with direct access to the Shannon-Erne waterway. Adjacent to Belturbet is the impressive Slieve Russell Hotel Golf and Country Club, one of Cavan’s main attractions. This picturesque town always has a really relaxed and friendly atmosphere, as well as a number of good pubs, some of which offer live traditional music at the weekends. There is also a leisure centre and a selection of dining options. Belturbet’s central location also makes the area a fantastic touring base for exploring Ireland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas