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Fort Cottage

Cootehall, County Roscommon (Ref. 928382)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

The property

This spacious detached cottage is situated just a short walk from the marina in the scenic village of Cootehall in County Roscommon.

Lovingly decorated throughout to offer homely and welcoming accommodation, this delightful cottage is ideal for families and friends wishing to explore and enjoy this undiscovered part of Ireland.

Boasting four well-appointed bedrooms, two of which have the added luxury of en-suite shower rooms, this lovely cottage can cater for a variety of party types.

The well-equipped, fitted kitchen has all the equipment you will need to cook up a storm for your loved ones and can then be enjoyed in the dining area.

After a day spent hiking or cycling, rest your muscles by the open fire in the inviting sitting room.

Outside, guests can enjoy a large garden where the children can play safely.

The village of Cootehall lies on the banks of Oakport Lough and the Boyle River and is home to a local shop and pub.

Located half way between the towns of Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon, the village offers a wonderful base for touring the region with a selection of activities and attractions within easy reach.

These include Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, Boyle Abbey, cruises on the River Shannon and the Argina Mining Experience, to name a few.

The Kilronan Castle Estate is within driving distance, and why not step back in time and visit the ancient passage tombs at Carrowkeel which are older than the pyramids?

For more history, an afternoon at the Irish Famine Museum at Strokestown Park House is also worth a trip.

Further afield are the sandy beaches and stunning coastlines of the Wild Atlantic Way with much more so, what are you waiting for?


Four bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC (one with balcony), 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor single. Ground floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 6). Utility. Reading room (seats 4). Sitting room (seats 5) with open fire.


  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Saorview, DVD, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Front lawned garden
  • Balcony
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub and marina 10 mins walk.

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About the location


Carrick-on-Shannon 6.6 miles; Boyle 6.8 miles

The village of Cootehall is situated in County Roscommon halfway between the towns of Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon on the banks of the Boyle River and the shores of Oakport Lough. Cootehall is home to a local shop and pub and also a picturesque marina. Home to excellent angling opportunities, Cootehall is also a wonderful location for water activities including cruising, kayaking and wind surfing. Attractions include the Arigna Mining Experience, Arigna Scenic Drive, Strokestown House and Gardens, Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, Carrowkeel Ancient Passage Tombs, Boyle Abbey, and the town of Carrick-on-Shannon where you take a boat trip along the River Shannon or enjoy the wonderful selection of shops, pubs and cafes. Further afield are the sandy beaches of County Sligo, the charming town of Westport and Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way home to breathtaking coastlines. A wonderful choice for touring this part of the Emerald Isle.

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