Ring Fort Cottage

Ballinamuck, County Longford (Ref. 917999)


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

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The property

This lovely holiday cottage is one of two properties, set amongst an acre of the owner’s very well-kept shared garden, on the outskirts of Ballinamuck, County Longford. Situated close to the border with County Leitrim, this comfortable cottage offers well-equipped, sociable accommodation, ideal for a holiday with friends and family. On the ground floor is a spacious open plan living area providing a welcoming place to gather together, discuss your day over dinner and share plans for tomorrow’s adventures. Upstairs are three comfy bedrooms including an en-suite family room, as well as a family shower room. The shared grounds provide a wonderful spot where you can enjoy the late afternoon sunshine, or set yourself up for the day with breakfast on the patio. The owner is a keen angler, and with two boats at his disposal, is happy to take you out on a fishing trip to one of the many local lakes. Ballinamuck has a small range of amenities and is just a short walk from your charming country cottage, whilst Ballinamuck Battle Heritage Centre tells the tale of this ancient village. The whole area is full of attractive scenery dotted with tranquil lakes and low-lying hills, whilst the more active can discover plentiful walks and cycling routes that can be found practically from the front door. Spend the day in Carrick on Shannon, just over half an hour’s drive away, with its vibrant music and arts scene and busy marina where you’ll find excellent restaurants. This welcoming holiday cottage promises a perfect base for an active getaway, with plentiful activities and attractions to suit all ages within easy reach, including horse riding, golf, archery and a whole range of watersports to enjoy. This is a fantastic choice for your Irish holiday, whether you’re seeking a fishing, walking or touring holiday in this excellent county, or simply a break away from the bustle of daily life. Note: This cottage is next to Ref 917758, together they sleep 11.



Ground floor

  • Open plan living area with…
  • Kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Basin and WC

First floor

  • One double bedroom
  • One twin bedroom
  • One family bedroom with 1 double & 1 single with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washer/dryer
  • TV with Saorview
  • DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Fuel & power included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Garage storage for bikes & outdoor equipment
  • Shared front patio with furniture plus shared rear lawned garden
  • Shop & pub 10 mins walk

About the location


Aughnacliffe 6 miles; Newtownforbes 9.5 miles; Longford 12 miles; Cavan 16 miles; Carrick-on-Shannon 25.5 miles.

Driving times:

  • Sligo Airport - 58 miles; 1 hr 27 mins
  • Belfast ferry - 110 miles; 2 hrs 22 mins


  • Nearest shop; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest pub; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Longford, 13 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Fishing - There are many lakes, rivers & streams around Ballyconnell
  • Lough Derg - Large lake on the River Shannon

Day trip:

  • County Sligo - Home of William Butler Yeats
  • Bundoran - This coastal town is home to the Bundoran Adventure Park and Waterworld.