Ivy House

Carrowcroy near Boyle, County Sligo (Ref. 26160)


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This fantastic, detached cottage sits in a peaceful area just 5 miles from Boyle, County Sligo. Perfect for a large group of friends or a family, this lovingly decorated cottage near Boyle sleeps ten people with five bedrooms and boasts a spacious, comfortable sitting area for everyone to socialise together in the evenings. The dining area is an ideal space to eat as a family and the cottage also offers a delightful reading room should you wish to relax with a cup of tea and a good book after a busy day exploring the Sligo sites. To the front of your Sligo cottage, you have a well-presented lawned garden perfect for lounging around in the sunshine and to the rear, you have a lawn and patio with furniture; so crack open a bottle of wine and enjoy it while you take in the fresh Sligo air. The lively town of Boyle sits on the border of Sligo and Roscommon at the foot of the Curlew Mountains and is steeped in history. You can visit the 12th century Abbey or King House, a Georgian Mansion. Boyle also offers a wide variety of shops. Slightly further afield, you will find the fantastic town of Carrick on Shannon, widely known as a watersports paradise; and with over forty lakes, you’ll be spoilt for choice! There is something for everyone in Carrick on Shannon such as golfing, horse riding, rowing, paint balling, hill tumbling and much more. But if you’re more of a night owl, fear not, as Carrick on Shannon has plenty of nightlife to keep you happy, from pubs and bars to nightclubs! A fantastic cottage in County Sligo with an array of activities at your fingertips.



Ground floor

  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Second sitting room (seats 5)
  • Reading room (seats 5) with woodburner
  • Basin & WC

First floor

  • Three double bedrooms
  • One single bedroom
  • One family bedroom with one double & one single with en-suite shower, basin & WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC


  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven with hob & gas oven with hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Two TVs with Free-to-air channels & DVD
  • CD/radio
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books & games
  • Fuel & power included in rent, Apr – Sep, charged by meter reading Oct – Mar, first €20 included
  • Starter pack for woodburner included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Travel cot & highchair
  • No pets
  • No smoking


  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned front garden, rear lawn & patio with furniture
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 10 mins walk


  • Mobile coverage is limited in this area
  • Check-in 4pm, check-out 10am

About the location


Carrick-on-Shannon 10 miles; Ballymote 13 miles.

Driving times:

  • Knock Airport – 29 miles; 50 mins
  • Dun Laoghaire ferry – 121 miles; 2 hrs 24 mins


  • Nearest shop; 2 miles
  • Nearest pub; 10 mins walk
  • Nearest town; Boyle, 5 miles

On the doorstep:

  • Carrowkeel Megalithic Tomb – Stone tombs scattered over a remote countryside, with spectacular views
  • Sligo Folk Park - Turn back time and discover Ireland of old

Day trip:

  • Lough Key Forest Park - Great for all the family with its Treetop Canopy Walk
  • Ballycroy National Park – Situated in North West Mayo, this is Ireland’s newest National Park